2016 Men's Soccer News

June 14, 2017
Anzevui, Carneiro, Jones & Saunchez sign with Elm City Express of the NPSL
Fairfield, CT. – Sacred Heart senior's Shaquille Saunchez and Chris Carneiro have signed to play professionally with Elm City Express of the NPSL. The Express joined the National Premier Soccer League on Jan. 9, 2017, as announced by the league and currently have a record of 4-1-1.

May 12, 2017
Department of Athletics Celebrates Career Achievements Of Class of 2017
Ellen Nighbor of the women’s golf team and Justin Danforth of the men’s ice hockey received the top honors of the Pioneer Award

November 11, 2016
Terriers Edge Pioneers, 1-0 in NEC Semifinal
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team fell to top-seeded St. Francis Brooklyn 1-0 in the Northeast Conference semifinal on Friday afternoon.

November 10, 2016
Saunchez Headlines Four All-NEC Honors for Men’s Soccer
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team earned four Northeast Conference All-Conference selections on Thursday night. Senior forward Shaquille Saunchez headlines the team with an All-NEC first team selection. Senior captain Julian Linke earned All-NEC Second Team. A pair of freshmen, Oscar Curras and Robert Strain were selected to All-Rookie team.

November 7, 2016
Pioneers Close Out Regular Season With a Sweep of NEC Weekly Awards
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team swept the Northeast Conference weekly awards for their strong play to close out the season. Senior forward Shaquille Saunchez earned Player of the Week and freshman goalkeeper Robert Strain earned Rookie of the Week.

November 6, 2016
Pioneers Are Postseason Bound With 2-0 Win Over FDU in Regular Season Finale
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team clinched their first Northeast Conference Tournament berth since 2011 with a 2-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson in the regular season finale on Sunday.

November 1, 2016
Columbia Edges Pioneers 1-0 on Senior Day
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team was defeated by the Columbia Lions 1-0 on a last minute goal at Campus Field.

October 31, 2016
Sarr Earns NEC Rookie of The Week
Sacred Heart men's soccer freshman Hadynho Sarr earned Northeast Conference Rookie of The Week for his strong play this past weekend.

October 28, 2016
Zorbo's Game Winning Goal Caps Pioneers' Comeback Over Bryant
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team rallied with two goals in the second half, and a game winning goal in overtime by senior Nick Zorbo to defeat Bryant 3-2 on Friday afternoon at Campus Field.

October 23, 2016
Strong First Half Lifts Men’s Soccer over RMU 3-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team picked up their first Northeast Conference soccer win on Sunday, defeating Robert Morris, 3-0 at Campus Field.

October 21, 2016
Men’s Soccer Falls to LIU Brooklyn 5-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team fell to LIU Brooklyn 5-0 on Friday afternoon.

October 16, 2016
Men’s Soccer Fall to CCSU 2-1 in Overtime
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team fell in overtime to Central Connecticut State, 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.

October 9, 2016
Saint Francis (Pa.) Slips Past Men’s Soccer 1-0.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.-- The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team fell to Saint Francis (Pa.) 1-0 on a cold, rainy Sunday at Campus Field. The Pioneers move to 0-2 in Northeast Conference play.

October 7, 2016
St. Francis Brooklyn Edges Men’s Soccer, 2-0.
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team fell in their Northeast Conference opener to St. Francis Brooklyn, 2-0 on Friday afternoon.

September 27, 2016
Men’s Soccer Falls to Army 1-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team fell to Army 1-0 on Tuesday afternoon in their last tune up before Northeast Conference play.

September 26, 2016
Robert Strain Named NEC Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week
Freshman goalkeeper Robert Strain was named the Northeast Conference Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week on Monday after going 1-0-1 in net for the Pioneers last week against Holy Cross and Stony Brook.

September 24, 2016
Men’s Soccer Battles Stony Brook to 1-1 Draw
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team battled with Stony Brook to a 1-1 double overtime tie on Saturday afternoon.

September 21, 2016
Strong Offense Powers Men’s Soccer Past Holy Cross 3-1.
The Sacred Heart men's soccer team used a strong offensive attack to down Holy Cross 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon.

September 17, 2016
Men’s Soccer Plays to 1-1 Draw Against Siena
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer played Siena to a 1-1 draw in double overtime on Saturday afternoon. An own goal by the Pioneers (1-4-1) in the 86th minute allowed the Saints (1-4-2) to stay in the game.

September 14, 2016
SHU Outlasted by Saint Peter's in Overtime Battle
Despite Shaquille Saunchez’s (Kingston, Jamaica) two goals, the Sacred Heart men’s soccer team (1-4) lost an overtime battle to Saint Peter’s (1-3-1) Wednesday night on Campus Field, 3-2. After finishing regulation tied at two, the Ezequiel Cei netted the game-winner for the Peacocks in the 99th minute.

September 10, 2016
Yale Downs Men's Soccer 2-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team fell to Yale 2-0 in New Haven on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (1-0-1) found the net twice in the second half to pull away from the Pioneers (1-3).

September 4, 2016
Bucknell slips past SHU Men’s Soccer, 2-1
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team was defeated by Bucknell, 2-1 on the final day of the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic at Vermont. A late penalty kick goal in the 82nd minute put the Bison (1-2-1) over the Pioneers (1-2-0).

September 2, 2016
Men’s Soccer Falls to Vermont 3-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team (1-1-0) suffered its first loss of the season, falling to Vermont (3-0-0) 3-0 in game two of the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic on Friday night.

August 30, 2016
SHU Men’s Soccer starts 2016 with a 2-1 win over Iona
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team started their season off with a 2-1 victory over Iona on Tuesday.

August 16, 2016
SHU Men’s Soccer Picked Eighth in NEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team were selected to finish eighth in the Northeast Conference men’s soccer preseason poll released today.

June 14, 2016
Men’s Soccer Releases 2016 Schedule
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team announced its 2016 schedule on Tuesday. The Pioneers will play nine home games this season, with the season opener coming on Sept. 14 against Saint Peter’s.