2019 SHU Men's Volleyball News

  • Waumans Named All-EIVA Honorable Mention
    April 16, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn - Sacred Heart University men’s volleyball grad student Emerson Waumans was named an All-EIVA Honorable Mention, as announced by the league office Tuesday morning.
  • Emerson Waumans Named EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
    April 15, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Men’s volleyball graduate student Emerson Waumans was named the EIVA Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday afternoon. This is the first EIVA weekly award of the season and career for the Waumans.
  • Men's Volleyball Celebrates Senior Day with Sweep Over Charleston (W.V.)
    April 13, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, CT–– The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team swept Charleston (W.V.) in its season finale. The Pioneers defeated the Golden Eagles 25-16 in all three sets. The team ends their season 5-16 overall and 3-11 in the EIVA. Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with 12 kills while red-shirt senior Taylor Bloomquist added 8 kills. Senior Noah Richetti managed 20 assists in the win.
  • Men's Volleyball Downs Charleston (W.V.) 3-1
    April 12, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, CT–– The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team defeated Charleston West Virginia 3-1 at home in the Pitt Center on Friday night. The win improves the Pioneers’ overall record to 4-16 and 2-11 in the EIVA. Red-shirt Senior Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with 14 kills and a .379 kill percentage. Senior Noah Richetti handed out 30 assists in the win. The Pioneers finish their season at the Pitt Center on Saturday April 13 at 6pm when they host Charleston West Virginia again.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Springfield in Five Sets
    April 10, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, CONN.– The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to Springfield, 3-2, Wednesday night. The Pioneers remain 1-11 in the EIVA, but their overall record drops to 3-16. Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with a season-high 20 kills and three digs. While Noah Richetti racked up 36 assists. The Pioneers wrap up their season with back-to-back games against the University of Charleston West Virginia. The first match is set to tip-off on Friday April 12, at 6pm.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Princeton on the Road in Straight Sets
    April 06, 2019
    PRINCETON, NJ –– The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to Princeton, 3-0, Saturday on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 3-15 overall and 1-11 in the EIVA. Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with 13 kills and six digs. Noah Richetti led SHU with 26 assists in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Wednesday, April 10, at 6pm when they host Springfield.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls in Three Sets to NJIT on the Road
    April 05, 2019
    NEWARK, N.J. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to EIVA-foe NJIT in three sets Friday evening on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 3-14 overall and 1-10 in the EIVA, while NJIT improves to 8-13 on the year and 3-8 in the EIVA. Emerson Waumans led SHU with eight kills, while Ramiro Balaguer led the Pioneers with 12 assists. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, April 6, when the Pioneers travel to take on to Princeton at 5 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to St. Francis U., 3-1
    March 31, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, CONN. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to EIVA-foe St. Francis U., 3-1, Sunday afternoon at home. The loss drops the Pioneers to 3-13 overall and 1-9 in the EIVA, while St. Francis improves to 13-11 on the year and 7-3 in the EIVA. Emerson Waumans led SHU with 13 kills, while Ramiro Balaguer led the Pioneers with 20 assists. The Pioneers return to action on Friday, April 5, when the Pioneers travel to take on to NJIT at 6 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Penn State in Straight Sets
    March 30, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, CONN. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to EIVA-foe Penn State, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at home. The loss drops the Pioneers to 3-12 overall and 1-8 in the EIVA, while Penn State improves to 12-12 on the year and 8-2 in the EIVA. Emerson Waumans led SHU with eight kills, while Ramiro Balaguer led the Pioneers with 15 assists. The Pioneers return to action on Sunday, Mar. 31, when the Pioneers play host to St. Francis U. at 3 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Sweeps Kean at Home
    March 21, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, CONN. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team upset No. 3 Kean, 3-0, Thursday afternoon at home. The win improves the Pioneers to 3-11 overall, while Kean drops to 18-4 on the year. Emerson Waumans and Jakob Karlsson led SHU with nine kills apiece, while Ramiro Balaguer led the Pioneers with 22 assists. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, Mar. 30, when the Pioneers play host to Penn State at 5 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Harvard in Straight Sets
    March 16, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to Harvard, 3-0, Saturday afternoon on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 2-11 overall and 1-7 in the EIVA, while Harvard improves to 5-9 on the year and 5-3 in EIVA play. Taylor Bloomquist led the Pioneers with nine kills, while Noah Ricchetti led SHU with 24 assists in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Thursday, Mar. 21, when the Pioneers play host to Kean at 6 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to George Mason in Four Sets
    March 02, 2019
    FAIRFAX, Va. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to George Mason, 3-1, Saturday evening on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 2-10 overall and 1-6 in the EIVA, while the Patriots improve to 12-4 on the year and 6-2 in EIVA play. Taylor Bloomquist led the Pioneers with 10 kills, while Ramiro Balaguer led SHU with 32 assists in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, Mar. 16, when they travel to take on Harvard at 4 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to George Mason, 3-0
    March 01, 2019
    FAIRFAX, Va. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to George Mason, 3-0, Friday evening on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 2-8 overall and 1-4 in the EIVA, while the Patriots improve to 11-4 on the year and 5-2 in EIVA play. Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with 13 kills and six digs, while. Noah Richetti led SHU with 20 assists in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, Mar. 2, when they play George Mason in an EIVA matchup at 7 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls To Princeton
    February 23, 2019
    Bloomquiest has eight kills in 3-0 loss to EIVA foe
  • Men's Volleyball Earns First EIVA Win of the Season in 3-1 win over NJIT
    February 22, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team earned its first EIVA win of the season, defeating NJIT 3-1 Friday evening at home. The win improves the Pioneers to 2-7 overall and 1-3 in the EIVA, while the Highlanders fall to 4-6 on the year and 0-2 in EIVA play. Tom Wisniewski led the Pioneers with a game-high 10 kills. Noah Richetti led SHU with a game-high 39 assists, while Blake Cox recorded a game-high 17 digs in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, Feb. 23, when they play host to Princeton in an EIVA matchup at 4 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Penn St. in Straight Sets on the Road
    February 16, 2019
    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Penn State Friday evening on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 1-7 overall and 0-3 in the EIVA, while the Nittany Lions improve to 6-0 on the year and 3-0 in conference play. Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with a game-high 13 kils. Noah Richetti led SHU with a game-high 21 assists, while Blake Cox recorded a game-high 10 digs in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Friday, Feb. 22, when they play host to NJIT in an EIVA matchup at 7 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to St. Francis U. in Straight Sets
    February 15, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to St. Francis U. Friday evening on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 1-6 overall and 0-2 in the EIVA, while the Red Flash improve to 7-5 on the year and 1-1 in conference play. Emerson Waumans and Jakob Karlsson led the Pioneers with nine kills apiece. Noah Richetti led SHU with 17 assists in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, Feb. 16, when they travel to take on Penn State at 7 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Ball State, 3-1 at Home
    February 02, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to visiting Ball State Saturday evening at the Pitt Center. The loss drops the Pioneers to 1-5 overall and 0-1 in league play while the Cardinals improve to 6-4 on the year. Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with 16 kills and hit .229 on the night. Noah Ricchetti led SHU with 29 assists and 10 digs in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Friday, Feb. 15, when they travel to take on St. Francis U at 7 p.m.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Purdue Fort Wayne, 3-1
    February 01, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to visiting Purdue Fort Wayne Friday evening at the Pitt Center. The loss drops the Pioneers to 1-4 overall and 0-1 in league play while the Mastodons improve to 5-4 on the year. Emerson Waumans led the Pioneers with 12 kills and hit .207 on the night. Noah Ricchetti led SHU with 36 assists and Tim McIntosh added 14 digs in the loss. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, Feb. 2, when they host Ball State at the Pitt Center.
  • Men's Volleyball Match Vs. Kean Postponed
    January 30, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men’s volleyball match vs. Kean has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Volleyball Falls 3-1 To Harvard In EIVA Opener
    January 24, 2019
    Ricchetti hands out 28 assists and records four blocks
  • Bertucci Picks Up First SHU Win, 3-0 Over Saint Joseph's
    January 19, 2019
    The Pioneers swept the visitor 25-13, 25-15, 25-16
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to Stevens, 3-1
    January 15, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team suffered its second-consecutive loss, as the Pioneers fell to Stevens Institute of Technology, 3-1, Tuesday night at the Pitt Center. The loss drops the Pioneers to 0-2 on the year, while the Ducks improve to 1-0. SHU was led by an 18 -kill effort of Emerson Waumans, while Noah Ricchetti handed out 39 assists for the Pioneers. The Pioneers return to action on Saturday, January 19, when they host St. Joseph’s at 1:00 pm
  • SHU Athletics Offering Free Tickets To Federal Employees During Shutdown
    January 11, 2019
    Federal employees affected by the partial shutdown can receive two free tickets to home SHU events.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls To UC San Diego In Season Opener
    January 11, 2019
    Waumans leads Pioneers with 12 kills
  • Men's Volleyball Announces 2019 Schedule
    December 26, 2018
    The Sacred Heart men's volleyball team released its 2019 schedule on Wednesday, Dec. 26. The Pioneers will play 13 matches at the Pitt Center, including the season-opener on Jan. 11 against UC San Diego.
  • Robert Bertucci Tabbed Men's Volleyball Head Coach
    October 23, 2018
    Veteran coach has led programs at Lehigh, Temple and Rutgers during a career that spans four decades