December 12, 2011
Men's Soccer helps Parish of St. Thomas with Supply Drive to Appalachia
The Sacred Heart Men's Soccer team recently took time away from their end-of-semester schedule to volunteer with the Parish of St. Thomas with their project in sending food and supplies to Appalachia for local people in need.
December 12, 2011
Castro and Fait Named to D-I All-North Atlantic Team by NSCAA
Junior midfielder Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) and senior goalkeeper Alex Fait (Ottawa, ON) were both named to the 2011 NCAA Men’s Division I All-North Atlantic Team, announced by the NSCAA.
November 18, 2011
SHU Men's Soccer Fan Shop Open for the Holidays!
The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics and Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer are pleased to announce the opening of the online Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer Fan Shop, which has Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer-specific apparel available for purchase now.
November 11, 2011
Men's Soccer Season Comes to an End in 1-0 Loss to FDU in NEC Semifinals
The Fairleigh Dickenson Knights beat the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team Friday 1-0 in the NEC Men’s Soccer Semifinals, ending the season for the NEC Co-Regular Season champions and number one seed.
November 10, 2011
Castro Named both NEC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, Fait and Victor Honored as Well
Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) was named both Northeast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, announced at the NEC Men’s Soccer Post Season Banquet Thursday night at the Trumbull Marriott. He was also named to the All-NEC First Team with SHU Goalkeeper Alex Fait (Ottawa, ON), while midfielder Edwin Victor (Bridgeport, CT) made the All-NEC Second Team.
November 7, 2011
Pioneers Set to Host NEC Tournament this Weekend at Fairfield University
The Sacred Heart men's soccer team is the #1 seed and will host this weekend's Northeast Conference Tournament with all the games being played at Fairfield University. This year's tournament will be played at Fairfield's Lessing Field with the semifinals scheduled for Friday, November 11th with the NEC Championship game slated for Sunday, November 13th.
November 6, 2011
Men's Soccer Beats Bryant 2-1 to Earn Number One Seed in NEC Tournament
Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) and Justin Brewer (Somers, CT) scored second-half goals, as the Sacred Heart Pioneer Men’s Soccer team claimed a share of the Northeast Conference regular season title with a 2-1 come-from-behind win against the Bryant Bulldogs Sunday afternoon. SHU closed out the regular season with a nine-game unbeaten streak, and earned the number one seed in next weekend’s NEC Men’s Soccer Tournament.
November 4, 2011
Men's Soccer Pushes Closer to Playoffs with 3-0 Win Over Quinnipiac
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Men’s Soccer team put themselves in position to earn a playoff berth with a 3-0 win over the Quinnipiac Bobcats Friday night at Campus Field.
October 31, 2011
Men's Soccer Draws 1-1 Tie at SFNY, Sit One Point Back in Playoff Chase
Justin Brewer (Somers, CT) scored and Alex Fait (Ottawa, ON) made nine saves, as the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team remained undefeated in their last seven games with a 1-1 tie against St. Francis (NY) Monday afternoon. The Pioneers (4-1-3 NEC) are now tied for fifth place, one point behind both Mount St. Mary’s and St. Francis (PA) for the final playoff spot in the upcoming NEC Tournament with two regular season games to play.
October 30, 2011
Men's Soccer Game at St. Francis (NY) Postponed Due to Winter Storm Alfred
The Men's Soccer game between Sacred Heart and St. Francis (NY), originally scheduled for Sunday, October 30 at 1:00 p.m., has been postponed due to the aftermath and on-going clean up caused by Winter Storm Alfred. The game is now scheduled for Monday, October 31 at 3:00 p.m. at Aviator Sports and Recreation Comlex in Brooklyn Heights, NY.
October 24, 2011
Castro Named Adidas Northeast Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) has been named Adidas Northeast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week, announced by the NEC on Monday afternoon.
October 23, 2011
Men's Soccer Beats First Place CCSU 2-0, Now Unbeaten in Six Straight
Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil)and Brian Francolini (Ellington, CT) scored for the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team, as the Pioneers climbed up the NEC standings in a 2-0 win over the first-place CCSU Blue Devils Sunday afternoon.
October 19, 2011
Men's Soccer Draws 1-1 Tie Against Yale
The Sacred Heart University Men’s Soccer team tied the Yale Bulldogs 1-1 on a rainy and cold night at Campus Field Wednesday night.
October 16, 2011
Men's Soccer Beats NEC Rival Monmouth 1-0 on Castro's Penalty Kick
Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) scored the game’s only goal on a penalty kick late in the second half, as the Sacred Heart University men’s Soccer team defeated the Monmouth Hawks in a big NEC win Sunday afternoon at Campus Field.
October 14, 2011
Sacred Heart Men's Soccer Beats Mount St. Mary's 1-0 on Francolini's Goal
The Sacred Heart University Men's Soccer team used a goal from junior Brian Francolini (Ellington, CT) to deal visiting Mount St. Mary's a 1-0 defeat in Northeast Conference play Friday night. The Pioneers raised their NEC mark to 2-1-2 on the year with the win.
October 13, 2011
Castro Ranked 7th in Top Drawer Soccer NEC Top 20.
Marcello Castro (Parana, Brazil) is ranked 7th in the Northeast Conference Top 20 rankings as determined by TopDrawerSoccer.com, which ranks the top 20 players in each Division I Soccer conference. The junior defender leads the team with three goals, including two game-winners for the 5-4-2 Pioneers.
October 9, 2011
SHU and Fairleigh Dickinson Battle to a 1-1 Draw
The Sacred Heart men's soccer team battled the first place Fairleigh Dickinson Knights to a 1-1 tie on Sunday afternoon in a Northeast Conference battle on Campus Field. SHU finishes the weekend with a pair of draws to bring their record to 1-1-2 in the NEC while FDU sees the first blemish on their league mark at 3-0-1.
October 7, 2011
Men's Soccer Battles LIU to 1-1 Tie
Marcello Castro (Parana, Brazil) scored in the 67th minute on a penalty kick, forcing a 1-1 tie for the Sacred Heart Pioneers against the Long Island Blackbirds Friday afternoon.
October 2, 2011
Pioneer Men's Soccer Falls Short 1-0 at St. Francis (PA)
(Loretto, PA) – James Price scored the game’s lone goal for St. Francis (PA) in the 74th minute, as the Red Flash beat the Sacred Heart University Men’s Soccer team 1-0 Sunday afternoon.
September 30, 2011
Men's Soccer Beats Robert Morris 1-0 in NEC Season Opener
The Sacred Heart University Men’s Soccer team beat the Robert Morris Colonials 1-0 on a goal by Marcello Simoes (Ouro Fino, Brazil) just 4:42 into the game for the only goal, as the Pioneers won their first game of the Northeast Conference Men’s Soccer schedule on the road in their first of two on the western Pennsylvania trip.
September 27, 2011
Men's Soccer Defeated by Hartford 3-0
James Stamopoulos scored twice and added an assist, as the Hartford Hawks defeated the Sacred Heart University Men’s Soccer team 3-0 Tuesday at Campus Field.
September 24, 2011
Men's Soccer Beats NJIT 2-1 on Goals by Brewer and Danais
Justin Brewer scored a goal and had an assist, and Alex Danais (South Windsor, CT) scored what proved to be the game-winner in the second half of a 2-1 win for the Sacred Heart University Men’s Soccer team over NJIT Saturday night at Campus Field.
September 15, 2011
Castro Scores On Free Kick in 70th Minute, Pioneers Beat Stony Brook 1-0
Marcello Castro (Parana, Brazill) drilled a free kick from nearly 30 yards out in the 70th minute for the game’s only goal, as the Sacred Heart University Pioneers Men’s Soccer team improved to 3-2 with a 1-0 victory at Stony Brook Thursday night.
September 10, 2011
Pioneers Edged Out by Providence, 1-0
A goal by red-shirt sophomore Wilder Arboleda in the 60th minute held up to be the game-winner in a 1-0 loss for the Sacred Heart University men’s soccer team at Providence, Saturday afternoon.
September 6, 2011
Men's Soccer Looks to Bounce Back on the Road This Week
The Pioneers head to Worcester, Mass. this evening to challenge Holy Cross before a Saturday afternoon contest lands them at Providence.
September 6, 2011
Repeat Performance for Castro in 1-0 Win Over Holy Cross
In last season’s opener, Marcello Castro (Parana, Brazil) netted the only goal in a 1-0 win for the Sacred Heart University men’s soccer team against Holy Cross. Castro, a junior captain and defender, did it again as he found the back of the net 12:54 into the contest.
September 4, 2011
Pioneers Suffer OT Defeat at Columbia, 2-1
– Sophomore midfielder David Najem ripped a shot from 25 yards out that defected to junior forward Will Stamatis who buried it far post to give Columbia a 2-1 overtime win over the Sacred Heart University men’s soccer team, Sunday afternoon.
September 1, 2011
Pioneers Welcome Saint Peter's for Tonight's Season Opener
The Sacred Heart University men's soccer team's 2011 season gets underway under the lights of Campus Field as Saint Peter's comes to town for a 7:00 pm contest.
September 1, 2011
SHU Jumps Out to Early Lead in 2-0 Win Over Saint Peter’s
Junior forward Justin Brewer propelled the Sacred Heart University men’s soccer team to a season-opening 2-0 victory over Saint Peter’s, Thursday evening on Campus Field. Brewer tallied his first score of the game in the fifth minute of play and assisted on a goal in the 82nd.
August 17, 2011
Pioneers Slated Third in NEC Preseason Poll
Coming off an 11-6-2 season and its first postseason appearance since 2007, the Sacred Heart University men’s soccer team has been tabbed third in the 11 team Northeast Conference preseason poll, by the league’s head coaches.
June 9, 2011
Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer Releases 2011 Schedule
Sacred Heart University men’s soccer coach Joe Barroso has announced the Pioneers 18-game schedule for the 2011 fall season. SHU opens the season with a home contest against St. Peter’s under the lights at Campus Field on September 1 at 7:00 pm.