Women's Ice Hockey Announces 2017-18 Schedule

Women's Ice Hockey Announces 2017-18 Schedule

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart women's ice hockey head coach Tom O'Malley announced the Pioneers' 2017-18 schedule on Wednesday, September 27. The Pioneers will open the 34-game regular season slate on Friday, October 20 at home against Saint Anselm College. 

 

"I am very excited about the upcoming season. We have a solid group of returners, coming off a great season – mixed in with a great group of freshman we are looking forward to having another successful year," said O'Malley.

 

  • SHU faces off against Saint Anselm College with two games at home (Oct. 20/21). The following weekend SHU hit the road for the first time in the season for a two-game series at Johnson and Wales University, who the Pioneers won both games against last season.
  • The Pioneers will play host to Nutmeg state counterpart, Post University, on Friday Nov. 3 at home before three road games against Post (Nov.4) and Holy Cross (Nov. 11/12).
  • After three games last season - SHU going 2-0-1, - with one of the wins coming via a 2-1 penalty shootout victory, the Pioneers will host Franklin Peirce for a pair of home games (Nov. 17/18).
  • A home game against Neumann University (Nov. 21) will wrap up play in November.
  • SHU opens play in December with a two-game series against Becker College (Dec. 1/2) before a pair of away games against Lebanon Valley College.
  • The Pioneers will host Brown for a two-game series to kick off a five game homestand for SHU. SHU lost both games to the Bears last season.
  • The Pioneers will host Saint Catherine's University (Jan. 5/6,) a new team on the schedule for the Pioneers this season.
  • SHU welcomes Lebanon Valley College to town (Jan. 9) to complete five consecutive home games. SHU won all four games last season against the Flying Dutchman.
  • SHU will take the trip to Saint Michaels College for a two-game series (Jan.12/13) the first of four games against the Purple knights for the season.
  • The following weekend the Pioneers have a pair of games against Post University on Jan.19 and 20. SHU winning both games last season against their in-state rival.
  • The Pioneers will host Holy Cross (Jan. 26/27). SHU were 0-2 last season against the Crusader's in two hard fought games, losing 3-1 and 3-2 respectively.
  • Having already played Franklin Pierce University, Saint Anselm College and Saint Michaels College on two occasions respectively earlier in the season SHU completes the regular season with two-series games against each team. SHU travels to New Hampshire (Feb. 2/3) to complete their four-game series against the Ravens. The following weekend the Pioneers travel to Saint Anselm College (Feb. 9/10). SHU wrap up the regular season hosting Saint Michaels College (Feb. 16/17.) SHU won their game last season against the Purple Knights 3-1
  • A tournament hosted by Saint Anselm College wraps up the season for the Pioneers (Feb. 24/25)

 

2017-18 SHU Hockey Schedule
Date
Opponent
Location
Time
10/20
SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE*
Shelton, Conn.
7:30 p.m.
10/21
SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE*
Shelton, Conn.
2:00 p.m.
10/27
Johnson & Wales University
Providence, RI.
6:00 p.m.
10/28
Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI.
2:45 p.m.
11/3
POST UNIVERSITY*
Waterbury, Conn.
8:00 p.m.
11/4
Post University Waterbury, Conn.
8:15 p.m.
11/11
Holy Cross
Worchester, Mass.
2:00 p.m.
11/12
Holy Cross Worchester, Mass.
2:00 p.m.
11/17
FRANKLIN PIERCE UNIVERSITY*
Shelton, Conn.
7:30 p.m.
11/18
FRANKLIN PIERCE UNIVERSITY*
Shelton, Conn.
6:30 p.m.
11/21
NEUMANN UNIVERSITY*
Shelton, Conn.
7:00 p.m.
12/1
Becker College
Worchester, Mass.
7:00 p.m.
12/2
BECKER COLLEGE*
Worchester, Mass.
2:00 p.m.
12/8
Lebanon Valley College
Annville, PA.
3:30 p.m.
12/9
Lebanon Valley College Annville, PA.
1:30 p.m.
12/29
BROWN*
Shelton, Conn.
7:30 p.m.
12/30
BROWN*
Shelton, Conn.
4:00 p.m.
1/5
SAINT CATHERINE"S UNIVERSITY*
Shelton, Conn.
7:30 p.m.
1/6
SAINT CATHERINE"S UNIVERSITY*
Shelton, Conn.
4:00 p.m.
1/9
LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE*
Annville, PA.
2:00 p.m.
1/12
Saint Michaels College Colchester, VT.
7:05 p.m.
1/13
Saint Michaels College Colchester, VT.
1:00 p.m.
1/19
Post University
Waterbury, Conn.
8:15 p.m.
1/13
POST UNIVERSITY*
Shelton, Conn.
4:00 p.m.
1/26
HOLY CROSS*
Shelton, Conn.
7:30 p.m.
1/27
HOLY CROSS*
Shelton, Conn.
4:00 p.m.
2/2
Frankiln Pierce University Ringe, N.H
7:30 p.m.
2/3
Frankiln Pierce University
Ringe, N.H
4:00 p.m.
2/9
Saint Anslem College
Manchester, N.H
7:00 p.m.
2/10
Saint Anslem College Manchester, N.H
3:00 p.m.
2/16
SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE* Shelton, Conn
7:30 p.m.
2/17
SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE*
Shelton, Conn.
4:00 p.m.
2/24
Tournament (Hosted by Saint Anselm)
Manchester, MA.
1:00 p.m.
2/23
Tournament (Hosted by Saint Anselm)
Manchester, MA.
1:00 p.m.

     
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