Baseball News

  • Restaino Announces 2020 Pioneers Baseball Schedule
    December 12, 2019
    The Pioneers 2020 slate feature three NCAA Tournament teams and 19 home games
  • Baseball Signs Three Connecticut Natives To NLI
    November 22, 2019
    Michael Boyian (Norwalk, Conn.), Tim Cotter (West Hartford, Conn.), and Michael Hernandez (Bridgeport, Conn) join the Pioneers Class of 2024.
  • SHU Baseball to Host Alumni Day on October 6
    September 12, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn.— The Sacred Heart University baseball program is set to host a SHU Baseball Alumni & Family Day at the Veterans Memorial Park in Bridgeport on Sunday, October 6th. Former SHU players will have the opportunity to return to re-join former teammates and friends, as well as meet some of the current members of the roster.
  • Executive Director of Athletics Bobby Valentine and Wayne Mazzoni to Present at the USA Baseball Coaches Clinic
    July 25, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Sacred Heart University executive director of athletics Bobby Valentine and baseball pitching coach Wayne Mazzonni will be speaking at the USA Baseball Coaches Clinic, hosted by Steel Sports Academy in Yaphank, New York on Sunday, July 28.
  • SHU Baseball Adds Six to Recruiting Class
    July 02, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Sacred Heart University baseball head coach Nick Restaino announced on Wednesday that David Aufiero, Justin Martin, James McDowell, Joey Skarad, Matthew Smaldone and Leo Konopka have all committed to attend Sacred Heart for the 2020 season.
  • Baseball's Season Ends with 11-7 Loss vs. Wagner in NEC Tournament
    May 24, 2019
    NORWICH, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to NEC-foe Wagner, 11-7 in the NEC Championship elimination game Friday afternoon at Dodd Stadium. With the loss, the Pioneers end their season with a 19-34-1 record on the year, while the Seahawks improved to with a 19-31-1 on the season. Ryan LaMay got the start and took the loss after giving up five earned runs on six hits and struck out one in 2.1 innings of work. Anthony Porrino led the SHU offense going 3-for-5 with two RBI’s, while Austin Markmann, Jake Frasca, Justin Jordan and Justin Levito recorded an RBI apiece.
  • Baseball Falls to Bryant 4-0 in NEC Tournament Opener
    May 23, 2019
    NORWICH, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to NEC-foe Bryant, 4-0 in the NEC Quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Dodd Stadium. With the loss, The fall to 19-33-1 on the year, while the Bulldogs improve to with a 39-18 on the season. John Cerretani got the start and took the loss after giving up one earned run on five hits and struck out two in 4.2 innings of work. Justin Levito, Justin Jordan and Alex Perry recorded a hit apiece in the loss.
  • SHU Baseball's Frasca and LaMay Earn All-NEC Honors
    May 22, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn.— Sacred Heart University baseball’s Jake Frasca and Ryan LaMay earned All-Northeast Conference honors as announced by the league on Wednesday afternoon. Frasca earned First Team honors, while LaMay was selected to the All-NEC Second Team.
  • Baseball Falls to Bryant 13-0 in Regular-Season Finale
    May 18, 2019
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to NEC-foe Bryant, 13-0 at home Saturday afternoon in the regular-season finale. The Pioneers close the regular season with a 19-32-1 record on the year and an 11-13 record in NEC-play, while the Bulldogs finish with a 38-18 on the season and 19-5 in conference play. Matt Aufiero got the start and took the loss after giving up four runs on six hits in 4.2 innings of work. Justin Jordan went 2-for-4 with a double, while Alex Perry went 1-for-4 with a double.
  • Baseball Clinches Berth in NEC Tournament with 3-2 Win Over Bryant
    May 17, 2019
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated NEC-foe Bryant, 3-2 in extra innings at home Friday afternoon. With the win, the Pioneers have clinched a spot in the NEC Tournament for the 10th time in 11 years. The Pioneers moved to 19-31-1 on the year and 11-12 in NEC-play, while the Bulldogs fell to 37-18 on the season and 18-5 in conference play. John Cerretani earned the win after giving up one hit and striking out two in 3.1 innings of shutout relief. Justin Levito went 1-for-1 with an RBI pinch-hit single to walk it off for the Pioneers.
  • Baseball Drops Series-Opener vs. Bryant, 14-4
    May 16, 2019
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to NEC-foe Bryant, 14-4 at home Thursday afternoon. With the loss, the Pioneers fall to 18-31-1 on the year and 10-12 in NEC-play, while the Bulldogs improve to 37-17 on the season and 18-4 in conference play.
  • Baseball's Justin Jordan Earns Rookie of the Week Honors for Fourth Time this Season
    May 14, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn.  – Sacred Heart University baseball freshman Justin Jordan was named NEC Baseball Rookie of the Week, as announced by the league Tuesday afternoon. It is the fourth time this season that Jordan has earned the weekly award.
  • Porrino Drives in Four Runs in Baseball's 9-4 Win Over Mount St. Mary's
    May 11, 2019
    EMMITSBURG, MD. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated NEC-foe Mount St. Mary’s, 9-4 on the road Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Pioneers move to 18-29-1 on the year and 10-11 in NEC-play, while the Mountaineers fall to 15-34 on the season and 8-16 in the NEC. Matt Aufiero got the start and earned the win after giving up three earned runs on seven hits, while striking out two in 6.2 innings of work. Anthony Porrino led the SHU offense, going 2-for-3 with four RBI’s, while Justin Jordan, Jake Frasca, Austin Markmann and Elijah Brown drove in a run apiece.
  • Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Mount St. Mary's
    May 10, 2019
    EMMITSBURG, MD. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team split its doubleheader contests on the road against Mount St. Mary’s Friday, winning game one 7-4 and dropping game two 12-9. The Pioneers moved to 17-29-1 on the season and 9-11 in the NEC, while the Mountaineers moved to 15-33 and 8-15 in NEC-play. John Cerretani got the win after giving up one run on four hits, while striking out three in 3.1 innings of relief in game one. Elijah Brown and Anthony Porrino led the charge in the game one win, as the duo combined to go 3-for-8 with two homers and four RBI’s.
  • Baseball Ties Hofstra 11-11 on the Road
    May 08, 2019
    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team tied with Hofstra 11-11 on the road Wednesday afternoon. With the tie, the Pioneers move to 16-28-1 on the year, while the Pride move to 15-28-1 on the season. Jake Frasca led the SHU offense, going 2-for-6 with three RBI’s. Alex Perry and Anthony Porrino chipped in two hits and two RBI’s apiece.
  • Frasca Drives in Two in Baseball's 8-6 Loss vs. Fairleigh Dickinson
    May 03, 2019
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to NEC-foe Fairleigh Dickinson, 8-6 at home Friday afternoon. With the loss, the Pioneers fall to 16-26 on the year and 8-8 in NEC-play, while the Knights improve to 13-30-1 and 7-9 in the NEC. Michael Attonito took the loss after giving up three runs on four hits and striking out four in four innings of relief. Jake Frasca led the SHU offense, going 2-for-5 with two RBI’s.
  • Baseball to Host Alumni Day on May 4th
    April 11, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team will be honoring the 2006 Conference Championship team who went on the participate in the Georgia Regional.
  • Baseball's Weekend Series vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Undergoes Schedule Changes
    May 02, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team’s weekend series vs. Fairleigh Dickinson has undergone schedule changes due to impending weather.
  • Sundahl and Jordan Earn NEC Weekly Honors
    April 30, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Senior Baylor Sundahl and freshman Justin Jordan of the Sacred Heart University baseball team earned Northeast Conference weekly honors for their standout play this past week. Sundahl was named Pitcher of the Week while Jordan garnered Rookie of the Week honors. The award was the first of the season for Sundahl and it was the third time this season that Jordan earned Rookie of the week honors.
  • Baseball Falls Tuesday At Army
    April 30, 2019
    Justin Jordan had two base hits, including a double
  • Justin Jordan Goes 5-for-5 in Baseball's 9-3 Win at LIU Brooklyn
    April 28, 2019
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated NEC-foe LIU Brooklyn, 9-3 on the road Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 16-24 on the year and 8-7 in NEC-play, while the Blackbirds drop to 16-23 and 8-10 in the NEC. Baylor Sundahl earned the win after giving up one run, no hits and striking out nine in 5.1 innings of work. The Pioneers had four different players drive in two runs, including Justin Jordan, who went 5-for-5 in the win.
  • Brown Homers Twice in Game Two of Baseball's Doubleheader at LIU Brooklyn
    April 27, 2019
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team split its doubleheader against LIU Brooklyn Saturday, falling in game one 10-3 and winning 17-10 in game two. The Pioneers moved to to 15-24 on the season and 7-7 in the NEC, while LIU Brooklyn moved to 16-22 and 8-9 in NEC-play. Jackson Aldam pitched in relief in game two to pick up his third win of the season. Elijah Brown led the SHU offense, going 3-for-5 with two home runs and eight RBI’s. Jake Frasca and Austin Markmann also homered in the win.
  • Baseball Postpones Friday's Contest vs. LIU Brooklyn
    April 26, 2019
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team's Friday contest vs. NEC-foe LIU Brooklyn has been postponed due to inclement weather.
  • Baseball's Friday Contest at LIU Brooklyn Pushed to 1:30 PM Start
    April 25, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team’s contest road contest at LIU Brooklyn on Friday April 26, originally scheduled for 3 p.m. has been moved to a 1:30 p.m. start for due to impending rain.
  • Glendon Drives in Four in Baseball's 13-10 Win Over Yale
    April 24, 2019
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated in-state foe Yale, 13-10 Wednesday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 14-23 on the year, while the Bulldogs drop to 11-22. Nick Rubino earned the win after giving up two runs on four hits and striking out one in 2.1 innings of relief. The Pioneers had nine different players drive in a run, with Danny Glendon’s four RBI’s leading the way.
  • Baseball Falls to Fairfield, 6-0
    April 23, 2019
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team was shutout by Fairfield, 6-0 Tuesday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park. With the loss, the Pioneers fall to 13-23 on the year, while the Stags improve to 24-15. Thomas Pinto suffered the loss after giving up three runs in two innings of relief. Austin Markmann led the way for SHU with two hits on the afternoon.
  • Baseball's Contest at Rhode Island Canceled Due to Rain
    April 22, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team’s contest road contest scheduled for today at 3 p.m. against Rhode Island has been canceled due to rain.
  • Thibault Drives in Three Runs in Baseball's 9-1 Win Over Rhode Island
    April 19, 2019
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated Rhode Island, 9-1 Friday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 13-22 on the year, while the Rams fall to 17-19. Matt Aufiero earned his first win of the year after giving up no earned runs and striking out two in five innings of work. Steven Thibault led the SHU offense, going 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI’s. Noah Centeno, Alex Perry and Elijah Brown drove in a run apiece in the win.
  • Softball and Baseball Game Times Changed for Tomorrow
    April 18, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University baseball team’s weekend series against Rhode Island has undergone date and time changes due to impending weather meanwhile the Sacred Heart University softball team's doubleheader scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April, 19 will now begin at 11:00 a.m. Senior day ceremonies will take place prior to the start tomorrows game.
  • Baseball Falls to Fairfield, 7-0
    April 17, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to in-state foe Fairfield, 7-0 on the road Wednesday afternoon. With the loss, the Pioneers fall to 12-22 on the year, while Fairfield improves to 20-14. Luke Hansen took the loss after giving up one earned run in 2.2 innings of work. Elijah Brown picked up two hits for the Pioneers.
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