FAIRFIELD, CONN. (October 18, 2013)—The Sacred Heart women's swim team has been picked to finish sixth in the Northeast Conference in the 2013 preseason coaches' poll released Friday afternoon. Wagner received four first place votes to take the top spot, while Central Connecticut State and Saint Francis U, who received two first place votes, tied for the No. 2 spot.
The Pioneers kicked off the 2013-14 season with a win over St. Francis Brooklyn last weekend. SHU beat the Terriers 111-93 claiming seven first-place finishes.
Sacred Heat placed sixth at the 2013 NEC Championships in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Pioneers broke an incredible nine school records in the four days, finishing with 169 total points.