Sacred Heart Pioneers

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Sacred Heart Pioneers
University Sacred Heart University
Conference Northeast Conference (most sports)
Atlantic Hockey (men's ice hockey)
Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball)
EIWA (wrestling)
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Bobby Valentine
Location Fairfield, CT
Varsity teams 32
Football stadium Campus Field
Basketball arena William H. Pitt Center
Baseball stadium Pioneer Park, The Ballpark at Harbor Yard
Other arenas Milford Ice Pavilion, Webster Bank Arena
Nickname Pioneers
     Red       White       Gray

The Sacred Heart Pioneers are the 32 sports teams (14 men, 18 women) representing Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, fencing, golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field, and volleyball; women's-only bowling, field hockey, rowing, and swimming; and men's-only baseball, football, and wrestling. The Pioneers compete in the NCAA Division I and are members of the Northeast Conference.[1]


A member of the Northeast Conference, Sacred Heart sponsors teams in thirteen men's, sixteen women's, and one coed NCAA sanctioned sports, with women's rugby to be added in 2015–16:[2]


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  2. ^ "Sacred Heart Pioneers". Sacred Heart University Department of Athletics. Retrieved May 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Sports Sponsorship". Retrieved 19 September 2014. 

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