2013-14 News

  • Nine Tennis Players Earn ITA Scholar-Athlete Honors
    July 11, 2014
    Women's Tennis named ITA All-Academic Team for 12th time in 13 years.
  • Nicole Rydzewski Named to NEC Tennis Second Team
    April 30, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – Junior Nicole Rydzewski (Maspeth, NY) has been named to the Northeast Conference women’s tennis second team, announced by the conference Wednesday afternoon. Rydzewski is the first Pioneer to earn an All-Conference nod since Delaney Downing did it in 2010.
  • Sacred Heart finishes Season with 4-2 Loss to Saint Francis in NEC Tournament
    April 17, 2014
    WEST WINDSOR, Conn – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team dropped the doubles point and lost three singles matches to fall to the Saint Francis Red Flash, 4-2, in the NEC Tournament quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at the Mercer County Tennis Center. The Pioneers finish the season with an 8-12 record.
  • Katie DeRienzo Named NEC Tennis Player of the Week
    April 15, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – Sophomore Katie DeRienzo (Douglaston, NY) was named Northeast Conference Player of the Week Tuesday afternoon. DeRienzo is the second consecutive Pioneer to win the award as junior Nicole Rydzewski (Maspeth, NY) claimed the honor last week.
  • Pioneers Defeat Fairfield 5-2
    April 14, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team narrowily earned the doubles point and won four singles matches on their way to a 5-2 win over cross-town rival, Fairfield, Monday afternoon at the SHU Tennis Courts.
  • Women's Tennis Seeded Fourth at Upcoming NEC Championships
    April 14, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team was slotted fourth in the Northeast Conference Championships to be held this weekend at the Mercer County Tennis Center in West Windsor, New Jersey. The Pioneers will take on Saint Francis University on Thursday afternoon at 2:00 pm.
  • Pioneers Beaten 6-1 by UMass
    April 12, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – Sophomore Katie DeRienzo (Douglaston, NY) won her third consecutive match at number one singles Saturday afternoon in a losing effort as the Pioneers fell 6-1 to the UMass Minutewomen. SHU falls to 7-11 on the season.
  • Sacred Heart Drops Hartford 6-1
    April 10, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team swept the doubles point for the second consecutive match and cruised to a 6-1 win over Hartford Thursday afternoon at the SHU Tennis Courts. The Pioneers improve to 7-10 on the season.
  • SHU Tennis Defeats Providence 4-3
    April 09, 2014
    PROVIDENCE, RI – The Sacred Heart Women’s tennis team used the momentum from sweeping all three doubles matches to defeat the Providence Friars, 4-3, Wednesday afternoon in Rhode Island. The Pioneers improve to 6-10 on the season.
  • Nicole Rydzewski Named NEC Tennis Player of the Week
    April 08, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – Junior Nicole Rydzewski (Maspeth, NY) was named Northeast Conference Tennis Player of the Week Tuesday afternoon. Rydzewski becomes the second Pioneer to win the award so far this season, joining senior Gabi Kaldan (New Brunswick, NJ) who earned the honor two weeks ago.
  • Women's Tennis Falls 6-1 At Quinnipiac
    April 06, 2014
    Rydzewski wins fourth straight singles match
  • DeRienzo, Rydzewski Both Win In Women's Tennis 5-2 Loss To Albany
    April 05, 2014
    Duo paired to win doubles match and both won singles match.
  • Baseball And Tennis Postponed On Friday
    April 04, 2014
    Impending inclement weather on Friday has led to the postponement of the Sacred Heart baseball team’s Northeast Conference opener at Fairleigh Dickinson, as well as the Sacred Heart men’s and women’s tennis teams’ matches at Quinnipiac.
  • SHU Tennis Defeats Manhattan 6-1
    April 02, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team earned the doubles point and won five of six singles matches on their way to a 6-1 win over Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon at the Sacred Heart Tennis Courts. The Pioneers improve to 5-8 on the season.
  • Pioneers Fall 4-3 to Bryant
    March 29, 2014
    Providence, RI – The Bryant Bulldogs earned the doubles point and won three singles matches on their way to a 4-3 win over Sacred Heart Saturday afternoon at the Brown University. The Pioneers fall to 2-2 in the Northeast Conference this season.
  • Gabi Kaldan Named NEC Player of the Week
    March 25, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – Senior Gabi Kaldan (New Brunswick, NJ) has been named Northeast Conference Player of the Week.
  • Pioneers Fall 6-1 at Fairleigh Dickinson
    March 22, 2014
    Teaneck, NJ – Senior Gabi Kaldan (New Brunswick, NJ) earned victories in singles and doubles but it wasn’t enough as the two-time defending NEC champion, Fairleigh Dickinson Knights, defeated Sacred Heart 6-1 Saturday afternoon at the FDU Tennis Center. The Pioneers fall to 2-1 in the NEC this season and 5-7 overall.
  • Pioneers Sweep Singles in 6-1 Win Over Robert Morris
    March 21, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart Pioneers rebounded from losing the doubles point to sweep all six singles matches on their way to a 6-1 win over the Robert Morris Colonials Friday afternoon at the Sacred Heart Tennis Courts. The Pioneers are now 2-0 in the NEC this season.
  • Women's Tennis Drops 7-0 Decision to Hawaii
    March 09, 2014
    HONOLULU, HI – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team wrapped up their Hawaiian road trip with a 7-0 setback to the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers fall to 3-6 on the season, while Hawaii improves to 5-7.
  • Women's Tennis Shutout by Idaho
    March 06, 2014
    HONOLULU, HI – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team was shut out 7-0 to Idaho Thursday night on the campus of the University of Hawaii. The Pioneers are now 0-2 during their Hawaiian road trip and 3-5 on the season.
  • Women's Tennis Falls 8-1 at BYU-Hawaii
    March 04, 2014
    LAIE, Hawaii (March, 5th, 2014) – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team dropped the doubles points and five of six singles matches on their way to a 6-1 loss to BYU Hawaii Tuesday night. The Pioneers fall to 3-4 on the season.
  • Pioneers Open NEC Play with 5-2 Win Over Saint Francis
    February 22, 2014
    WEST HAVEN, Conn – The Sacred Heart University women’s tennis team opened their NEC schedule with a 5-2 win over Saint Francis University Saturday night at Yale Indoor Tennis Center. The Pioneers improve to 3-3 on the season.
  • Women's Tennis Selected Third in NEC Preseason Coaches Poll
    February 14, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team has been selected to finish third in the Northeast Conference, according to the Preseason Coaches Poll released Friday afternoon. The Pioneers find themselves tied with Bryant in the third slot. Two-time defending champions, Fairleigh Dickinson, sits atop the poll, while LIU Brooklyn was voted second.
  • Sacred Heart Records 7-0 Win over Siena
    February 09, 2014
    WEST HAVEN, Conn – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team earned the doubles point and dropped just one singles set, on their way to a 7-0 win over Siena Sunday afternoon at the Yale Tennis Center. The Pioneers improve to 2-3 on the season.
  • SHU Tennis Annual Luncheon Set for February 22nd
    February 03, 2014
    FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men’s and women’s tennis team have announced that their 18th annual SHU Tennis Luncheon will be held on February 22nd at the D. Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course. The event will begin at 12:00 pm.
  • Women's Tennis Dropped 5-2 by Binghamton
    February 01, 2014
    WEST POINT, NY – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team won the doubles point Saturday night but lost five of six singles matches en route to a 5-2 loss to the Binghamton Bearcats at Lichtenberg Tennis Center on the campus of Army.
  • Women's Tennis Falls 5-2 at Army
    January 31, 2014
    WEST POINT, NY – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team dropped their second consecutive match to start the Spring, falling 5-2 to the Army Black Knights Friday night in West Point. The Pioneers fall to 1-2 this season.
  • Women's Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision To NJIT In 2014 Opener
    January 26, 2014
    The Pioneers earned three singles victories Saturday night.
  • Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall at NJIT Invitational
    October 27, 2013
    NEWARK, NJ – The Sacred Heart women’s tennis team finished their Fall slate over the weekend at the NJIT Women’s Tennis Invitational in Newark. The three day event held at the Althea Gibson Tennis Center featured nine other teams.
  • Women's Tennis Defeats Monmouth, 6-1
    October 02, 2013
    Fairfield, CT - The Sacred Heart women's tennis team opened up their dual match season with a 6-1 win over the Monmouth Hawks. The Pioneers won the doubles point, 2-1, and were victorious in five of the six singles matches.
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