Players of the Week: Nick Leiningen
HOMETOWN Millwood, New York YEAR Senior MAJOR Marketing and Economics SPORT Baseball, Pitcher STATS/AWARDS Captain, Louisville Slugger Freshman All American, NEC Rookie of the Year, NEC All Tournament, Complete Game Shutout 3/15 "We’ve brought the program to a new level, where we feel we should win every game we play.
Players of the Week: Katelyn Racanelli
HOMETOWN Stamford, Connecticut YEAR Senior MAJOR Media Studies SPORT Track and Field, Sprinter STATS/AWARDS Captain NEC Indoor Champion, 200m best of 25.8 seconds. Won 400m race @ CCSU "The great thing about our sport is that you can shine individually, but also as a team.
Softball Splits Last Week’s Games
The Sacred Heart University softball team faced off against both Fairfield University and Central Connecticut State. The Pioneers defeated the Stags of Fairfield 3-2 Thursday with a walk-off play in the seventh inning, but lost both games of a doubleheader to the Blue Devils, 5-0 then 4-3, on Saturday.
Volleyball Struggles, Prepares for Final Home Games
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team had four games over the weekend. The Pioneers faced Rutgers-Newark, Harvard, Springfield and Vassar. The Pioneers went 1-3, to give them a 9-16 record overall. R-junior Enzo Mackenzie, had a season-best of 22 kills and hit .
Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Fairfield U.
The Sacred Heart University women’s lacrosse team fell to cross-town rival Fairfield University Wednesday afternoon, 14-10. The loss drops the Pioneers to 2-6 on the season before beginning Northeast Conference play this weekend. Sophomore Jesslyn Joseph paced the Pioneers scoring four goals on the afternoon, giving her a total of 13 for the year.
Players of the Week: Enzo Mackenzie
HOMETOWN Rio de Janeiro, Brazil YEAR R-Junior MAJOR Business Administration and Sports Management SPORT Men’s Volleyball, Outside Hitter STATS/AWARDS 242 kills and 35 service aces in 2014 season "I get to play a high-level sport and at the same time manage to get a good education.