In what was expected to be the year Sacred Heart would compete for a NEC home playoff game, the Pioneers fell flat on their face. Injuries to Chris Evans and Evan Kelley in the preseason took away the team’s depth – not to mention two of their best players at creating off the dribble – and forced sophomore guards Phil Gaetano and Steve Glowiak to step up. Both guards did exceed expectations on the offensive end, but the backcourt was extremely thin and allowed virtually no room for error. Throw in Justin Swidowski’s season long issue with his shoulders, and you had a severely undermanned team for most of the season. Continue reading “Season In Review: Sacred Heart Pioneers”
Wagner heads to Fairfield, Connecticut to take on Sacred Heart on Thursday night. The Seahawks can’t Dave Bike’s squad lightly either. The Pioneers already took down Central Connecticut and Quinnipiac (twice) this season. I asked Ryan Peters of Pioneer Pride to give us the low down on SHU.