2018-19 Sacred Heart Equestrian News

  • Western Completes Shows At IHSA Western Semi-Finals
    March 17, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western Squad completed competition at the IHSA Western Semi-finals at Florida State University. The Pioneers placed fifth overall at the tournament. Equestrian will now compete on Saturday Mar. 30 when the Pioneers Hunt Seat squad competes at the Hunt Seat Regional Championships at Connecticut College. Shows begin at 9:00 a.m.
  • Equestrian Hunt Seat Regular Season Recap
    March 12, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team has concluded its regular season breaking records, setting milestones and making program history.
  • Hunt Seat Named High Point Team With Impressive Showing on Senior Day
    March 03, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat squad was named the High Point team of the days tallying 45 points in the victory as the team honored its eight seniors this morning. Senior Cariann Johnson had an impressive day as she took first place in two events while the team took first in nine events. Johnson was also named the High Point Rider of the day.
  • Hunt Seat Completes Shows At UCONN
    February 23, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Team Hunt Seat completed its events at UCONN this morning. The team returns to action on Sunday Mar. 3 when the Pioneers host the Hunt Seat shows beginning at 10:00 a.m. The team will also honor their seniors that day as well.
  • Hunt Seat Places Fourth at Fairfield University
    February 16, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat placed fourth at Fairfield University this morning tallying 31 points. The Pioneers had much success in the Open Fences Sections of the event as the Pioneers took first in Section A, B, and C. The Hunt Seat will return to action on Saturday Feb. 23 when they compete at UCONN. Showtime is set for 9:00 a.m.
  • Western Sends Seven Pioneers to Western Semi-Finals After Competition at Western Regionals
    February 16, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western Squad completed its shows at the Western Regional Championships this afternoon. Seven Pioneers advanced to the Semi-Final Championship which will begin on Saturday Mar. 16 at Florida State University.
  • Western Named High Point Team at Mount Holyoke
    February 09, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western Squad was named the High Point team this afternoon as they tallied 33 points for their performances at the Western double-header at Mount Holyoke College. With the team earning the High Point Team, the Pioneers have advanced to the Semi-finals of the Western Championships.
  • Hunt Seat Named Co-High Point Team At Connecticut College
    February 09, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team Hunt Seat was the Co-High Point Team with UCONN as both teams tallied 39 points each. The Hunt Seat will return to action Saturday, Feb. 16 when they compete at Fairfield University. Show-times begin at 9:00 a.m.
  • Western Named Reserve High Point Team At UCONN
    February 03, 2019
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western Squad was named the reserve high point team as the team wrapped up its shows at UCONN this morning. The Western squad will return to action on Sunday, Feb. 9 when the team competes in a double-header at Mount Holyoke College. Show time is set for 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Catching Up With Equestrian
    January 22, 2019
    Over the Winter Break, Sacred Heart University Equestrian student-athletes sophomore Carly Julius and junior Emily Spellman spent nine days in West Africa with the student-run organization, buildOn. BuildOn is a nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and lower expectations through service and education. The chapter at Sacred Heart focuses on working with buildOn high school students in Bridgeport, Connecticut through community service projects and events.
  • 13 Equestrian Student-Athletes Earn Fall 2018 Dean's List Honors
    December 28, 2018
    As the first semester has concluded, grades have been released. The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team found thirteen student-athletes to have made this semesters Dean’s List.
  • Equestrian Semester Recap: A Look At Highlights From The Season
    December 06, 2018
    As the holidays arrive and the students are studying for final exams, let’s recap what the Sacred Heart University Equestrian team has accomplished this semester.
  • Western Named High Point Team In Both Shows at Mount Holyoke Double Header
    December 02, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team was named the High Point of the Mount Holyoke Western Double Header show this morning and afternoon. The team picked up two wins as the won both the morning show and the afternoon show. The team returns to action on in the new year as they will compete on Sunday February 3 as the Western Squad will travel to UCONN to compete in there Western Show.
  • Hunt Seat Named High Point Team At UCONN Showing
    November 18, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat Squad was named the High Point team of UCONN’s show this morning. The team tallied 38 points in the victory while Gabi Sorrentino and Cariann Johnson on qualified for Hunt Seat Regionals in Open Fences and Johnson also qualified in Open Flat. Also, Cariann Johnson was named the High Point Rider and Ellie Palmier was named Team MVP.
  • Western Places First and Second at Double-Header At UMASS-Amherst
    November 18, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team wrapped up its Western Doubleheader on Saturday at UMASS-Amherst as the team won seven events and placed second in the morning show while being named the High Point team with 26 points in the afternoon show. The team returns to action on Sunday, Dec. 2 as the Western Squad will compete in another Double-Header this time at Mount Holyoke College. Morning show is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
  • Equestrian Signs Six National Letter of Intent's For First Time In Program History
    November 16, 2018
    For the first time in Sacred Heart Equestrian program history, head coach Tiffany Hajdasz announced six signings of national letter of intent to join the program next year. This is the inaugural season of Equestrian accepting NLI’s.
  • Hunt Seat Named High Point Team In Home Show
    November 10, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team was named the high point team this morning as the Hunt Seat earned 38 points in the teams home show. Senior Cariann Johnson was named the High Point Rider while sophomore Hailey Tyler was named the Team MVP. Johnson claimed first in the two events she participated in while Tyler placed first in Novice Fences Section B to help the team to another team victory. The team returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 17 when the Hunt Seats travels to face UCONN. Show-time is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
  • Hunt Seat Places Fourth At Trinity College Invite
    November 04, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat placed fourth in the Trinity Invite this morning. Performances by Michaela Fritsch and Emily Scrobe led the pair to qualify for Hunt Seat Regionals in Novice Fences and Walk Trot. Fritisch placed third in Novice Fences Section A while Scrobe placed second in today’s Walk Trot. The Hunt Seat will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 10 when they will compete at home. Show-time is set for 10:00 a.m.
  • Western Places Third at UCONN
    November 04, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western squad concluded its show at the University of Connecticut tonight as the team placed third overall with a total of 23 points. The Western team will return to competition on Sunday, Nov. 18 when they travel to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for a Western-double header. Show begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • Hunt Seat Claims High Point Team With 43 Points at Home Show
    October 27, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat concluded its show at home this afternoon. The Pioneers were named the High Point team tallying a total of 43 points just one point ahead of Trinity. The team returns to action on November 4 when Hunt Seat will compete at Trinity while the Western squad will compete at UCONN.
  • Hunt Seat Places Sixth at Connecticut College
    October 20, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat competed at Connecticut College this afternoon. The team placed sixth overall while host Connecticut College won the overall event with 35 points while SHU scored 19 on the day. Lea Mascola placed first in the Show Class 13 Novice Fences Section C and Michaela Fritsch placed first in Show Class 19 Novice Flat Section C. The two had the best day for the Pioneers and Fritisch was named the team MVP for her impressive performance.
  • Equestrian Wins Seven Individual Events While Claiming High Point Team In Both Shows
    October 14, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team wrapped up its first Western Doubleheader on Saturday as the team won seven events and was named the High Point team in both the morning and afternoon shows. The team returns to action tomorrow as they compete in the Hunt Seat at Trinity College.
  • Equestrian Claims Second Straight High Point Title While Six Pioneers Claim First In Individual Events
    October 14, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team wrapped up its show at the Trinity College Hunt Seat this morning. The Pioneers swept two fences sections as the team won both the Show Open Fences sections and the Intermediate Fences section. The team returns to action on Saturday Oct. 20 when they compete in it's second Hunt Seat of the year this time at Connecticut College.
  • Equestrian Releases 2018-19 Fall Schedule
    August 20, 2018
    The Sacred Heart equestrian team announced its 2018-2019 fall competition dates Monday morning. The Pioneers will host three competitions with it being the IHSA Western Double Header at 9:00 a.m. on October 13 and Hunt Seats on Novemeber 3 and 10.