2016-17 Pioneer Bowling News

July 24, 2017
Rachel Bamford Finishes In Top-Four Of USBC Junior Gold Championships
Incoming Sacred Heart Bowling freshman Rachel Bamford finished in the top-four of the 2017 USBC Junior Gold Championships in Cleveland, which wrapped up this past weekend.

June 27, 2017
Bowling Posts Sixth-Best National GPA; 15 Honored With NTCA All-Academic Team
Pioneers posted a 3.593 GPA during the year

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

March 30, 2017
Rhodes Named To NEC All-Tournament Team
Senior led Pioneers with 21.88 per frame during NEC Championships

March 26, 2017
SHU Falls 4-3 To FDU For NEC Bowling Championship
The Sacred Heart women’s bowling team rallied from a 3-1 deficit Sunday to force a deciding seventh game in the Northeast Conference Bowling Championship against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Sunday at Howell Lanes. In the deciding game, the Knights came out on top 199-169 to win the tournament championship.

March 25, 2017
Bowling Advances To NEC Title Game; Nardiello Named Player Of The Year
Four Pioneers earn All-NEC honors and Becky Kregling named Coach of the Year

March 19, 2017
Bowling Places Third At Music City Classic
Pioneers beat three top-8 teams in Sunday matches

March 17, 2017
Pioneers Finish Fifth At USBC Dallas Regional
Pioneers fall 24 pins shy of qualifying for national championship

March 3, 2017
Newton Named NEC Bowler of the Week; Pioneers Rank 11th in NTCA Poll
Newton posted the highest overall frame average, 20.91, at the second NEC meet of the year.

February 26, 2017
Bowling Captures Second Consecutive NEC Regular Season Crown
Pioneers were led by Dominique Newton's 20.9 frame average in her eight rounds at the NEC Meet #2

February 12, 2017
Hoffman's 18th Place Finish Highlights Bowlings Texas Visit
The tournament field consisted of 18 of the top 25 ranked teams in the nation, with the Pioneers facing four of the top seven ranked teams in the opening matches of pool play.

February 1, 2017
Bowling Moves Up One Spot to #10 In NTCA Coaches Association February Poll
Pioneers are atop NEC standings at 10-0

January 23, 2017
#11 Bowling Places Ninth At Kutztown Golden Bear Invitational
SHU defeated six ranked teams, including league foe LIU Brooklyn

January 9, 2017
Hoffman, Rhodes Compete At Team USA Trials
Duo both finished in top-third of 108 person field, with Hoffman placing 14th overall

December 7, 2016
Nardiello Earns First NEC Bowler of the Week Nod

December 3, 2016
SHU Bowling Perfect 10-0 in Conference Play at First NEC Meet
The Sacred Heart women’s bowling team made a splash at the first Northeast Conference meet of the season winning all 10 of their matches to end the weekend in first place in the league standings. Amanda Nardiello and Sarah Morris played huge roles in the Pioneers’ win and finished one-two in the individual stands averaging 212.0 and 204.43 respectively.

November 30, 2016
SHU Bowling Picked Third in NEC Preseason Poll
The defending Northeast Conference Champion Sacred Heart bowling team was picked to finish third in this year’s NEC Preseason Poll as announced by the league Wednesday afternoon just three days before the first conference meet of the season. SHU garnered two first place votes, while Fairleigh Dickinson had three first place votes to finish first in the poll.

November 23, 2016
SHU Bowling Earns Its Highest Ranking in Four Years, Voted 11th in NTCA Poll
The Sacred Heart women’s bowling team moved up three spots since the preseason poll to be ranked 11th in the country in the November National Tenpin Coaches Association Poll. This marks the highest the Pioneers have been ranked by the NTCA since they were ranked seventh prior to the start of the 2012-13 season. Arkansas State took the top spot in the first official NTCA poll of the season garnering 28 first place votes.

November 18, 2016
SHU Bowling Finishes 10th at UMES Hawk Classic
The Sacred Heart women’s bowling team finished tenth at the UMES Hawk Classic this weekend in Millsboro, Del. Lauren Hoffman was the Pioneers’ highest individual finisher. Her 202.17 game average ranked 14th amongst 130 bowlers. SHU entered the bracket as the nine seed after going 5-6 over two days of qualifying and an overall pinfall of 10,230.

November 13, 2016
Pioneers Finish Sixth Amongst Nation's Best at Warhawk Classic
The Sacred Heart bowling team finished sixth at the Warhawk Classic, which featured many of the top teams in the country. Amanda Tyrrell (Selden, N.Y.) was the Pioneers’ highest individual finisher, averaging 209.40 per game to rank sixteenth.

October 30, 2016
Pioneers Take Second at the FDU NJ Jamboree

October 27, 2016
Tori Boughton Wins First NEC Rookie of the Week Honor

October 22, 2016
Bowling Opens Season with Win; Hoffman Named Tournament MVP
The Sacred Heart bowling team won the SHU Bowl for the Cure tournament Saturday officially opening the 2016-17 season. The Pioneers dominated the competition sweeping their four matches, as reigning Northeast Conference Tournament MVP Lauren Hoffman (Monroe Township, N.J.) defeated teammate Amanda Nardiello (Brick, N.J.) 178-148 to win the Individual Tournament.

October 17, 2016
SHU Bowling Releases 2016-17 Schedule
The Sacred Heart bowling team announced its 2016-17 schedule Monday morning. The reigning Northeast Conference Champions will begin this year’s campaign Saturday, October 22 when the Pioneers host the SHU Bowl for the Cure one-day tournament at Wallingford Bowl.

October 5, 2016
Reigning NEC Champs SHU Bowling Ranked 14 in NTCA Preseason Poll
The 2016 Northeast Conference Champion SHU women’s bowling team was ranked 14th in the 2016-17 National Tenpin Coaches Association Preseason Poll. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who was the runner-up in the NCAA Tournament last year, garnered eight first place votes to finish atop the poll.

July 7, 2016
Bowling Adds Two to Class of 2020