News

April 27, 2012
Kloeckener Named New Sacred Heart University Field Hockey Head Coach
(Fairfield, CT) - The Sacred Heart University Athletic Department has named Katie Kloeckener the new head coach of the Sacred Heart Field Hockey team. Kloeckener takes over the program after four years as an assistant under Chris Blais, who stepped down after the birth of her second child earlier this spring. Kloeckener served as the team's Interim Head Coach in 2010 with coach Blais out on extended maternity leave.

March 5, 2012
Field Hockey Earns SGI/NFHCA Academic Team Award
(Fairfield, CT) - The Sacred Heart Field Hockey team once again was honored with a Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Academic Team Award. The National Academic Team Award recognizes those institutions that have achieved a Team GPA of 3.0 or higher during the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year.

February 27, 2012
Blais Steps Down as SHU Field Hockey Coach After Ten Seasons
(Fairfield, CT) – Chris Blais, head coach of the Sacred Heart Field Hockey team for 10 seasons, has announced her resignation. Blais recently gave birth to her second child, and will be stepping down to focus on her family.

February 16, 2012
Sacred Heart Field Hockey Announces Incoming Freshman Class for 2012 Season
(Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart Pioneer Field Hockey team has announced the finalized incoming committed freshman class for the 2012 season. Rachel Claroni (Hershey, PA), Mary Altepeter (Chesterfield, MO), Nichole Dobachesky (Medway, MA), Hope Chorzel (St. Louis, MO), and Christine Mace (Norwalk, CT) are all set to join the Pioneer Field Hockey team for next season.

November 18, 2011
SHU Field Hockey Fan Shop Open for the Holidays!
The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics and Sacred Heart Field Hockey are pleased to announce the opening of the online Sacred Heart Field Hockey Fan Shop, which has Sacred Heart Field Hockey-specific apparel available for purchase now.

November 4, 2011
Stow, Kimborowicz, and Pobutkiewicz Honored in NEC Post Season Awards
Three members of the Sacred Heart Field Hockey team - Kim Stow, Nikki Kimborowicz, and Kim Pobutkiewicz - were honored with 2011 All-NEc awards, announced by the Northeast Conference Thursday evening at the NEC Field Hockey Awards Banquet.

October 28, 2011
Field Hockey Falls to Quinnipiac 5-2 in Season Finale
The Quinnipiac Bobcats beat the Sacred Heart Pioneer Field Hockey 5-2 Friday afternoon in the regular season finale.

October 24, 2011
Bergman Named NEC Field Hockey Co-Rookie of the Week
Sarah Bergman (Blandon, PA) has been named Northeast Conference Field Hockey Co-Rookie of the Week, announced by the NEC Monday afternoon.

October 23, 2011
Field Hockey Wins 4-0 Over Siena on Senior Day to Remain in Playoff Contention
The Sacred Heart Field Hockey team beat Siena 4-0 Sunday afternoon at Campus Field in the final regular season home game of the year. The Pioneers improved to 3-3 in NEC play and remain in contention for a playoff berth with one regular season game to go.

October 21, 2011
Pioneers Beat Bulldogs on the Road 3-2
(Smithfield, RI) – The Sacred Heart Pioneers held on to beat the Bryant Bulldogs 3-2 Friday night on the road.

October 16, 2011
Stow Sharp, But Field Hockey Loses 1-0 at Monmouth
Kim Stow (Norwalk, CT) made 13 saves, but the only shot that got past her proved to be the difference in a 1-0 for the Sacred Heart Field Hockey team at Monmouth Sunday afternoon.

October 14, 2011
Pioneers Downed by Rider, 4-0
Kim Stow (Norwalk, CT) made 22 saves in net for the SHU field hockey team but the Pioneers fell 4-0 Friday night at Rider.

October 9, 2011
Sacred Heart Field Hockey Beats Robert Morris 1-0
(Fairfield, CT) – Leah Salindong (Spring City, PA) scored the game’s only goal, and Kim Stow (Norwalk, CT) stopped all seven Robert Morris shots for her first shutout of the year in a 1-0 win for the SHU Field Hockey team Sunday afternoon at Campus Field.

October 7, 2011
Pioneers Drop NEC Opener 4-0 against Saint Francis PA
The Sacred Heart Pioneers Field Hockey team took to Campus Field Friday afternoon in their Northeast Conference opener against the Saint Francis Red Flash. Unfortunately, for the Pioneers it did not go as hoped.

October 2, 2011
Sacred Heart Field Hockey Dropped by La Salle 2-1
The Sacred Heart Pioneers Field Hockey team wrapped up the non-conference portion of their schedule on Sunday afternoon at Campus Field with a tough 2-1 loss against the Explorers from LaSalle University.

October 1, 2011
Sacred Heart Field Hockey team Defeated by Lock Haven 2-0
Kim Stow (Norwalk, CT) made eight saves, however the Lock Haven Lady Eagles defeated the Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Campus Field.

September 27, 2011
SHU Field Hockey Joins National Foundation for Cancer Research to "Stick it to Cancer"
The Sacred Heart University field hockey team has joined hands with the National Foundation for Cancer Research to participate in the 2nd annual “Stick it to Cancer” campaign, in which field hockey teams across the country are invited to participate by committing to donate proceeds from at least one game to NFCR.

September 23, 2011
Kasten's Two Last-Minute Goals Lift Pioneers Past Lehigh 6-4
Lindsay Kasten (Fair haven, NJ) scored two goals in the final minute of regulation, including the game winner and an insurance goal to ice a 6-4 wild win for the Sacred Heart Pioneer Field Hockey team over Lehigh through a pouring rain at Campus Field Friday afternoon.

September 21, 2011
Pioneers Fall to Fairfield 2-0
The Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team lost 2-0 to the Fairfield Stags in a cross-town non-conference match-up Wednesday afternoon.

September 18, 2011
Pioneer Field Hockey Loses at Yale 9-1
The Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team lost 9-1 to Yale on Sunday afternoon. Leah Salindong (Spring City, PA) scored the Pioneers’ only goal, breaking up the shutout at 67:15 with an unassisted goal.

September 11, 2011
Pioneers Complete Comeback, Beat Holy Cross 5-4 in OT
Lindsay Kasten (Fair Haven, NJ) scored 2:01 into overtime to lift the Sacred Heat Pioneer field hockey team past the Holy Cross Crusaders 5-4 Sunday afternoon in a wild back-and-forth game in which the Pioneers tied the game with no time remaining on the clock in regulation.

September 9, 2011
Dragons Shut Out Pioneers 3-0
im Stow (Norwalk, CT) matched her season high with 11 saves, but the Drexel Dragons beat the Sacred Heart Pioneer Field Hockey team 3-0 Friday night at Johnson Field at Yale University.

September 3, 2011
Pioneers Fall to Longwood 2-1 at Big Green Classic
(Hanover, NH) – The Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team lost 2-1 to Longwood Saturday afternoon in the second day of the Big Green Classic at Dartmouth College.

September 2, 2011
Pioneers Lose 5-0 to Dartmouth at Big Green Classic
The Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team last to Dartmouth Friday afternoon 5-0 in the first game of the Big Green Classic at Dartmouth College.

August 27, 2011
Pioneers Generate Offense, But Lose to Missouri State 8-4
Despite outshooting Missouri State 28-12, the Sacred Heart Pioneer Field Hockey team lost a wild 8-4 game to the Bears Saturday afternoon at the Anheuser-Busch Center.

August 26, 2011
Pioneer Field Hockey Beats St. Louis 3-2 in Season Opener
The Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team used goals from Chelsea Carlson (Peterborough, NH), Leah Salindong (Spring City, PA), and Maddie Hoeppner (Buckland, MA) to beat the St. Louis University Billikens 3-2 in the 2011 season opener at the Anheuser-Busch Center.

August 12, 2011
SHU Field Hockey Tabbed Sixth in NEC Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart field hockey team were picked to finish sixth in the 2011 version of the Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll released this week. The NEC, entering it's 13th season of field hockey, had defending champion Rider garner four first-place votes in being picked as the preseason favorite to repeat.

August 9, 2011
Pioneer Field Hockey Gearing Up for 2011 Season
(Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart Field Hockey team is back on campus, gearing up for the 2011 season with camp beginning on Tuesday, August 9.

June 15, 2011
Pioneer Field Hockey Releases 2011 Schedule
(Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart Pioneer Field Hockey team has released its 2011 season schedule.