Fairfield, Conn. (March 18, 2013)--In the bracket released late Monday night, the Sacred Heart Women's Basketball team will head to Boston to play the Terriers of Boston University in the first round of the 2013 Postseason WNIT on Thursday, March 21. This will be the first meeting between SHU and BU, as well as Sacred Heart's first appearance in the postseason WNIT.
The Pioneers opened the season at Georgetown in the first round of the 2013 Preseason WNIT. After losing to Georgetown, they went to Liberty for the consolation bracket when they topped Sam Houston State before falling to host school Liberty in the final.
Sacred Heart finished the regular season 21-9 and a conference record of 13-5 securing the No. 2 seed in the Northeast Conference Tournament and the WNIT automatic bid. The Pioneers breezed through the quarterfinals, topping St. Francis Brooklyn 64-83 before being eliminated by Saint Francis U in the semifinals.