2013-14 News

April 18, 2014
SHU Tennis Falls 4-0 to Bryant in NEC Semi-Finals
WEST WINDSOR, NJ – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team saw its season come to end Friday morning with a 4-0 setback to the Bryant Bulldogs in the semi-finals of the NEC Tournament at the Mercer County Tennis Center. The Pioneers finish the season with a record of 7-14.

April 17, 2014
Pioneers Defeat Robert Morris 4-1 in NEC Quarterfinals
WEST WINDSOR, NJ – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team swept the doubles point and won three singles matches to defeat the Robert Morris Colonials, 4-1, in the quarterfinals of the NEC Championships Thursday afternoon at the Mercer County Tennis Center. SHU will take on the top seeded, Bryant Bulldogs, in the semi-finals tomorrow morning.

April 14, 2014
Men's Tennis Seeded Fifth in NEC Championship
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team earned a five seed in the upcoming Northeast Conference to be held Thursday through Saturday at the Mercer County Tennis Center. SHU will take on fifth seeded Robert Morris at 11:30 am on Thursday morning with the winner taking on the winner of top seeded Bryant and the number eight seed, St. Francis Brooklyn.

April 14, 2014
SHU Tennis Closes out Regular Season with 4-3 Loss at Quinnipiac
HAMDEN, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team earned the doubles point but only two of six singles matches, losing to the Quinnipiac Bobcats 4-3 Monday afternoon at the QU Tennis Courts. The Pioneers close out the regular season with a 6-13 record.

April 11, 2014
SHU Tennis Splits Matches with Fordham and Wagner
The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team split two matches Friday against NEC foe Wagner and the Fordham Rams. The Pioneers defeated the Wagner Seahawsk 5-1 Friday morning before falling to the Fordham Rams 4-3 in the afternoon.

April 9, 2014
Pioneers Earn 4-3 Win over Hartford
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team earned the doubles point and won three singles matches on their way to a hard fought 4-3 win over Hartford at the SHU Tennis Courts Wednesday afternoon. The Pioneers improve to 5-9 on the season.

April 6, 2014
Pioneers Fall to St. Joseph's 6-1
FAIRFIELD, Conn - St. Joseph's swep the doubles point and never looked back Sunday afternoon, defeating the Sacred Heart Pioneers 6-1 at the Sacred Heart Tennis Courts. The Pioneers fall to 4-9 on the season.

April 5, 2014
Pioneers Cruise Past St. Francis Brooklyn 6-1
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men's tennis team swept the doubles point and won five of six singles matches en route to a 6-1 win over the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers Saturday afternoon at the SHU Tennis Courts. With the win, the Pioneers snap a four game losing streak and climb to 2-2 in the Northeast Conference this season.

April 4, 2014
Baseball And Tennis Postponed On Friday
Impending inclement weather on Friday has led to the postponement of the Sacred Heart baseball team’s Northeast Conference opener at Fairleigh Dickinson, as well as the Sacred Heart men’s and women’s tennis teams’ matches at Quinnipiac.

March 25, 2014
Anthony Savio Named NEC Rookie of the Week
FAIRFIELD, Conn – Freshman Anthony Savio (Bangalore, India) was named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week Tuesday afternoon. Savio becomes the first Pioneer to earn a NEC honor this season.

March 22, 2014
SHU Tennis Dropped at Fairleigh Dickinson 5-2
Teaneck, NJ – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team got swept in doubles and lost four singles matches as the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights took home a 5-2 win Saturday afternoon at the FDU Tennis Center. The Pioneers fall to 3-7 on the season, 1-2 in the Northeast Conference.

March 21, 2014
SHU Tennis Falls 5-2 to Robert Morris
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team dropped the doubles point and four of six singles as the Robert Morris Colonials defeated the Pioneers 5-2 Friday afternoon at the Sacred Heart tennis courts. The Pioneers drop to 1-1 in the NEC this season.

March 15, 2014
SHU Tennis Dropped 7-0 at Boston College
CHESTNUT HILLS, Mass – The Boston College Golden Eagles won the doubles point and never looked back Sunday afternoon, defeating the Sacred Heart Pioneers 7-0. Sacred Heart falls to 3-5 this season.

March 9, 2014
Pioneers Finish Trip with 6-3 Win over Hawaii Hilo
WAIPAU, HI – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team won two doubles matches and four singles matches, on their way to a 6-3* win over the University of Hawaii Hilo Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers improve to 3-4 on the season.

March 4, 2014
SHU Tennis Loses 7-2 to BYU-Hawaii
LAIE, Hawaii (March, 5th, 2014) – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team dropped their second consecutive match in Hawaii Tuesday night, falling 7-2*, to the BYU-Hawaii Seasiders. Sacred Heart falls to 2-4 on the season.

March 3, 2014
Pioneers Dropped 7-0 by Hawaii-Pacific
Honolulu, HI - The Sacred Heart men's tennis team was defeated 7-0 by the Hawaii-Pacific Sea Warriors Monday night in the first match of their spring break trip to Hawaii. The Pioneers fall to 2-3 on the season.

February 22, 2014
SHU Tennis Wins Thrilling 4-3 Match Against Saint Francis
WEST HAVEN, Conn – Brian Power (Pelham, NY) won a thrilling third set tiebreaker at number one singles Saturday night to lift the Pioneers to a 4-3 win over Saint Francis University at Yale Indoor Tennis Center. The Pioneers are now 2-2 on the season and 1-0 in the Northeast Conference.

February 14, 2014
Men's Tennis Picked to Finish Fourth in Northeast Conference
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team is slated to finish fourth in the Northeast Conference this season, according to the Preseason NEC Coaches Poll Released Friday afternoon by the Conference.

February 9, 2014
Pioneers Win Four Singles Matches to Down Siena
WEST HAVEN, Conn -The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team rebounded from losing the doubles point by winning four singles matches to take home a 4-3 victory over the Siena Saints Sunday afternoon at the Yale Indoor Tennis Center. The Pioneers improve to 1-2 on the season.

February 3, 2014
SHU Tennis Annual Luncheon Set for February 22nd
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men's and women's tennis team have announced that their 18th annual SHU Tennis Luncheon will be held on February 22nd at the D. Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course. The event will begin at 12:00 pm.

February 1, 2014
SHU Tennis Dropped 5-2 by Boston University
ROCKY HILL, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team dropped the doubles point and lost four of six singles matches in a 5-2 loss to Boston University Saturday afternoon in Rocky Hill.

January 25, 2014
Pioneers Drop First Match of Spring 6-1`to NJIT
WEST HAVEN, Conn – The Sacred Heart Men’s tennis team began the Spring season Saturday night, falling 6-1 to the NJIT Highlanders at Yale University.

January 24, 2014
Men's & Women's Tennis Begin Spring Season Saturday Night Against NJIT
FAIRFIELD, Conn – It’s that time of the year again for Sacred Heart tennis. The Sacred Heart men’s and women’s tennis teams begin their 2014 Spring campaign Saturday night with a matchup against the NJIT Highlanders at Yale University.

December 2, 2013
Former Pioneer Kirill Kasyanov Pursuing Professional Tennis Dream
FAIRFIELD, Conn - Two-time Northeast Conference Player of the Year Kirill Kasyanov (Eastchester, NY) recently finished a successful run on the ATP Professional Tennis Tour. Kasyanov, class of 2011, played number one singles for four years at Sacred Heart, recording 100 singles wins. Kasyanov led the Pioneers to two NCAA appearances (2009, 2011) against Virginia and Texas.

October 27, 2013
Men's Tennis Closes Out Fall Schedule at CT State Championships
NEW HAVEN, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team closed out their fall schedule over the weekend at the Connecticut State Championships on the campus of Yale University. The two day event had the Pioneers competing against UCONN, Fairfield, Hartford, Quinnipiac, and Yale.

October 6, 2013
Men's Tennis Competes at Quinnipiac Invitational
Hamden, CT – The Sacred Heart men’s tennis team traveled up the Merrit Parkway over the weekend to compete in the Quinnipiac Invitational on the campus of their former conference rival. Joining SHU and QU in the invitational, was UCONN, Fairfield, Bryant, Villanova, Hartford, and Bentley.

October 1, 2013
Men's Tennis Has Strong Showing at UCONN Invitational
Fairfield, CT – Over the weekend, the Sacred Heart men's tennis team competed in the annual UCONN Invitational on the campus of the University of the Connecticut. Besides Sacred Heart and the host Huskies, Bryant, Merrimack, Fairfield, Boston University, Quinnipiac and Hartford competed in the tournament.

September 6, 2013
Sacred Heart Tennis Alumni & Friends Trip to Newport Set for September 29th
The Sacred Heart tennis alumni and friends trip to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, RI is planned for September 29th