2015 Sacred Heart Field Hockey News

  • Eight Earn NSCA Strength And Conditioning All-America
    June 28, 2016
    Honorees represent eight Pioneer programs, with four seniors, two juniors and two sophomores selected
  • SHU Captures NEC Brenda Weare Commissioner's Cup For Sixth Time
    June 02, 2016
    HU also captured its ninth Joan Martin Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in women’s sports
  • Pioneers Celebrate Class Of 2016
    May 13, 2016
    Sean Ferguson of the cross country/track & field team and Katie DeRienzo of the women’s tennis team received the top honors of the Pioneer Award and are the Pioneers’ nominees for the Northeast Conference Student-Athlete of the Year award.
  • Claroni, Tolli Land All-MAAC Honors, 15 Pioneers Earn All-Academic
    November 05, 2015
    Rachel Claroni and Nichole Tolli of the Sacred Heart field hockey team earned All-MAAC honors as announced by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Thursday night at the MAAC Championship Award Show. The senior defender Claroni was selected to the first team, while sophomore Tolli earned a spot on the second team for the second straight year.
  • Field Hockey Falls to Fairfield on Senior Day
    October 30, 2015
    The Sacred Heart field hockey team was shutout by Fairfield University 1-0 in the 2015 season finale. Despite a strong showing by the Pioneer offense, it was the Stags that managed the only goal of the game in the second half. Prior to the game, SHU honored graduating seniors Mary Altepeter, Christine Mace, Rachel Claroni and Nichole Dobachesky.
  • Altepeter Makes 15 Saves in Field Hockey Loss
    October 25, 2015
    Rebecca Hauser scores her second goal in as many games Sunday as the Sacred Heart field hockey team dropped the final road game of the season 3-1 at Rider. Senior goalie Mary Altepeter was just one save short of matching her season-best, stopping 15 Bronc shots. The loss drops the Pioneers to 2-13 this season, while Rider improves to 10-6.
  • Pioneers Downed 3-1 by Monmouth
    October 23, 2015
    Rebecca Hauser scored for the Pioneers in the second half as the Sacred Heart field hockey team fell to Monmouth 3-1 on Friday evening. Mary Altepeter made nine saves as the Pioneers fall to 2-12 on the season and 0-4 in MAAC play.
  • Field Hockey Shutout at Bryant
    October 18, 2015
    Despite a strong offense in the second half, the Sacred Heart field hockey team was blanked by the Bryant Bulldogs 1-0 Sunday in Smithfield, R.I. Rookie Rebecca Hauser led the charge for the Pioneers putting a team-high two shots on goal. She and senior Rachel Claroni recorded a squad-leading three shots each.
  • SHU Drops 3-2 Overtime Decision to Quinnipiac
    October 16, 2015
    The Sacred Heart field hockey team fell 3-2 in overtime to the Quinnipiac Bobcats Friday night at Johnson Field. Nichole Tolli and Rachel Claroni scored for the Pioneers, while Mary Altepeter recorded two saves.
  • Gallagher Scores in Matinee Loss to Lehigh
    October 13, 2015
    Mary Altepeter recorded 11 saves in the Sacred Heart field hockey team’s 3-1 loss to Lehigh Tuesday afternoon at Johnson Field. After the Mountain Hawks went up 3-0, Danielle Gallagher found the back of the cage in the game’s final minute.
  • Pioneers Fall to Siena in MAAC-Opener
    October 11, 2015
    The Sacred Heart field hockey team rallied with two second-half goals in Sunday’s Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference opener, but it wasn’t enough as the Pioneers fell to Siena 4-2 on Johnson Field.
  • Field Hockey vs. Siena Postponed due to Lightning, Power Outage
    October 09, 2015
    SHU field hockey's MAAC opener versus the Siena Saints was cancelled Friday night due to a lightning storm causing a power outage at Johnson Field. The game will be made up Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
  • Hauser Nets First Career Goal in Loss at Hofstra
    October 02, 2015
    SHU’s MAAC opener, the first of three straight home games at Johnson Field in New Haven, Conn., comes next Friday at 7 pm against Siena. The Pioneers defeated the Saints 1-0 in 2014.
  • Pioneers Downed by Columbia 4-1
    September 24, 2015
    Down 3-0 in the second half, Christine Mace scored the Pioneers’ lone goal in Thursday night’s 4-1 loss to Columbia. The loss drops the Sacred Heart field hockey team to 2-6 on the season.
  • Tolli, Lawson Score in SHU Field Hockey's Loss to Penn
    September 20, 2015
    Sophomores Nichole Tolli and Lauren Lawson scored their first goals of the season in the Sacred Heart field hockey team’s 5-2 loss to Penn Sunday afternoon at Ellen Vagelos Field in Philadelphia, PA.
  • SHU Field Hockey Falls to Dartmouth 8-1
    September 18, 2015
    Nicole Granito scored in the game’s 70th minute, but the damage had already been done and the Sacred Heart field hockey team fell to Dartmouth 8-1 Friday evening in Hanover, N.H.
  • Rachel Claroni Scores Two Leading SHU to 2-1 Victory Over Holy Cross
    September 13, 2015
    Rachel Claroni notched a pair of goals leading the Sacred Heart field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over Holy Cross Sunday in the 2015 home-opener. The senior’s first two goals of the season snapped the Pioneers’ three-game slide improving SHU to 2-3 on the season, while the Crusaders fell to 3-3.
  • Sacred Heart Shutout by Cornell
    September 11, 2015
    The Sacred Heart field hockey team was shutout by Albany 7-0 on Friday night in a neutral game at Alumni Turf Field on the Campus of Albany
  • Pioneers Fall to Yale 2-1 in Overtime
    September 05, 2015
    The Sacred Heart field hockey team fell to Yale 2-1 in their second overtime game of the 2015 season to fall to 1-2.
  • Altepeter Named First MAAC Defensive Player of the Week of 2015
    September 01, 2015
    Throughout two games this weekend, Mary Altepeter of the Sacred Heart field hockey team made 23 saves boasting a .920 save percentage as the Pioneers went 1-1, earning the first MAAC Defensive Player of the Week nod of the 2015 Season
  • Vermont Hands SHU Field Hockey First Loss of 2015 2-0
    August 30, 2015
    The Sacred Heart field hockey team fell to Vermont 2-0 Sunday afternoon in a neutral game at Hofstra. After a scoreless first half, UVM’s Lauren Tucker scored twice for the Catamounts in the latter half making SHU 1-1 after the season’s first weekend of play. Danielle Gallagher led the Pioneers with two shots on goal.
  • Altepeter’s Effort in Net Lifts SHU to Second Straight Season Opening OT Win
    August 28, 2015
    Mary Altepeter recorded 16 saves, one shy of a career high, and just over three minutes into double overtime, Christine Mace was on the receiving end of a Danielle Gallagher cross, sending her ensuing shot low into the left side of the net to set off the Pioneer celebration
  • Pioneers Picked Fifth in MAAC Preseason Poll: Mace Selected to All-MAAC Team
    August 17, 2015
    SHU was voted to finish in fifth place in the MAAC preseason coaches’ poll, while Christine Mace was selected to the preseason All-MAAC team.
  • Field Hockey Schedule Announced; Home Matches to be Played at Yale
    July 29, 2015
    The 16-game schedule consists of five nonconference rematches, as well as a rematch against MAAC newcomer Fairfield. The Pioneers will be playing their home matches at Johnson Field on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Conn.