Archive for September 2012

Bobcats defeated by Colonials in second home match

By Joseph Schiavone, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac volleyball team took on NEC rival Robert Morris Colonials this Sunday at Burt Kahn Court in its second home game of the season. The Bobcats were defeated in straights sets (25-7, 25-23, 25-14). The loss was the Bobcats fourth straight loss to an NEC opponent, resulting in … Continue reading

Freshmen debut in exhibition win

By: Taylor Massey QBSN Staff Writer The winter sports season is finally upon us and the women’s ice hockey team started it off right. The Bobcats crushed Cambridge, 7-0, in their preseason exhibition match. Six different Bobcats scored, including two freshmen, to seal the victory. Erica Uden Johansson (Sundsvall, Sweden) led with two goals while … Continue reading

Women’s golf competes in Day 1 of ECAC Championships

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer September 28, 2012 After day one of the ECAC Division I Championship the Quinnipiac women’s golf team is seated in eighth place after shooting a 330. The Bobcats are four strokes back of Farleigh Dickinson and six strokes back of Siena College. Atop the leader board for the Bobcats … Continue reading

Women’s ice hockey takes to ice in exhibition game

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey is set for its lone exhibition match on Saturday. The Bobcats will welcome PWHL’s Cambridge Jr. Rivulettes to Hamden for a preseason warm up. Cambridge is 2-0 in the PWHL this season, a league that consistently produces some of the top talent in women’s college … Continue reading

Volleyball takes on St. Francis Saturday

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer Quinnipiac women’s volleyball is finally home. After six weeks on the road and eleven away matches, the Bobcats will host their home opener tomorrow against NEC rival St. Francis (Pa.). Quinnipiac picked up its first win of the season in thrilling fashion against Providence at the Bucknell Invitational on … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Jill Kelley

By: Taylor Massey QBSN Staff Writer The women’s soccer team rolled through its first conference wins over the weekend on the quick hands of fifth-year senior goalie Jill Kelley (Simsbury, Conn.). Kelley had a perfect weekend with shutouts against Fairleigh Dickinson and Central Connecticut. Kelley clinched her fourth and fifth shutouts of the season to … Continue reading

Field hockey defeats Brown, 3-2

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor Quinnipiac field hockey topped Brown University in a tight 3-2 contest Wednesday afternoon.  The victory advances the Bobcats to 6-4 on the year, while Brown drops to 3-5. Sophomore Danielle Allan (Riverdale, N.J.) scored the first goal of the game for Quinnipiac.  The unassisted score is her third of … Continue reading

Catching up with the Captains: Philip Suprise

Philip Suprise, Men’s Soccer Senior Milwaukee, Wis. 1. How did you get into soccer? I’ve been playing soccer my entire life. My dad grew up playing the sport as well and was quite good. He was definitely the strongest influence to stay committed to the sport. 2. What brought you to QU? I visited a ton of … Continue reading

Healey’s first career goal spurs Bobcats to victory

By Andy Landolfi, QBSN Staff Writer A Taylor Healey (Milford, Conn.) goal in the 10th minute of the game proved to be decisive for the Quinnipiac Bobcats (6-2-1, 2-0 N.E.C.) in their 1-0 win over the Central Connecticut Blue Devils. (1-8   0-2 N.E.C.) Healey’s goal, the first of her career, was scored off the Bobcat’s … Continue reading

Lewis leads Bobcats to fifth win

By Zack Daly, QBSN Staff Writer Senior goalkeeper Nicole Lewis (East Amherst, N.Y.) stopped three shots late in the game, as the Bobcats held onto a 3-2 victory over American University. Kristen Engelke (Medford, N.J.) scored the first goal of the game on Quinnipiac’s first penalty corner. Engelke picked up her third goal of the … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Field Hockey vs. American

By Zack Daly, QBSN Staff Writer Last time out, the Bobcats fell to the Black Bears of Maine University by a score of 5-3. Quinnipiac dropped to 4-4 on the season with the loss. The Bobcats come into Sunday’s contest against American on a two game loosing streak. Three Keys to the Game Defense- The … Continue reading

Bobcats tie last non-conference game against Catamounts

By Rebecca Castagna, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac men’s soccer team finished their last game of non-conference play with a 2-2 tie against the University of Vermont. The Bobcats (2-4-1) ended their three game losing streak with the tie while the Catamounts (3-3-3) continued their recent unbeaten streak. Within the first seven minutes of the game, … Continue reading

Woodfine Wins It for Bobcats

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer Senior Kemesha Woodfine (Stamford, Conn.) scored her third game-winning goal of the season for the Quinnipiac Bobcats (5-2-1, 1-0 NEC) as they defeated the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (3-4-3, 0-1 NEC) in the opening game of Northeast Conference play. The game-winner was also Woodfine’s third overall goal of the season, … Continue reading

Athlete of the week: Brittanie Robinson

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer September 20, 2012 Sophomore Brittanie Robinson (Fresno, Calif.) lead the Quinnipiac Bobcats volleyball team this past weekend to their first victory of the season and earned herself a spot on the Bucknell Invitational All-Tournament Team. Robinson recently transitioned into the role of setter for the Bobcats, and it  has … Continue reading

Women’s rugby sets new records in win

By Giovanni Mio, QBSN Staff Writer The Bobcats’ women’s rugby team set two new records today, getting their first ever 3-0 start in program history while defeating SUNY New Paltz (0-2, 0-1 TRI-STATE) 94-0, a new program high, Sunday afternoon at the QU Rugby Field. “It’s a six on a scale of one to ten,” … Continue reading

Lafayette sneaks past Bobcats

By Taylor Massey, QBSN Staff Writer The sunny weather brought a large crowd to the women’s field hockey game, but the extra encouragement wasn’t enough to push the team past Lafayette. The Leopards topped the Bobcats 4-2 and advanced to 6-1 for the season. The loss drops the Bobcats to 4-3 overall. The Bobcats bolted … Continue reading

Bobcats fall in Singles Semifinals at QU Invite

By Chris Sbalcio, QBSN Staff Writer  Seniors Rachel Cantor and Erin Suvar lost their respective semifinals matches on the final day of play at the 16th annual Quinnipiac University Invitational at the outdoor tennis courts on Mount Carmel Campus. Although Quinnipiac did capture a Doubles Championship, won by junior Mary Chupa and sophomore Ariana Launie … Continue reading

Bobcats take win in Flight B Doubles

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor   After two days of tennis at the Quinnipiac University Invitational, a pair of Bobcats walked away champions and two more continue to the final day of action. Mary Chupa and Ariana Launie dominated the University of Connecticut duo, Lucy Nutting and Emilie Burgess, winning 8-0.  The Flight “B” … Continue reading

White Wins Third Invitational as Bobcats Dominate

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer September 15, 2012 On Saturday Quinnipiac men’s and women’s cross country hosted the Quinnipiac Invitational. The women dominated the day, as they scored four of the top five runners. In addition, the Bobcats held eight of the top ten spots. Central Connecticut State University was the only other team … Continue reading

Levine Impresses Coaches as Bobcats Fall at Home

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer September 15, 2012 On Saturday afternoon Quinnipiac men’s and women’s cross country hosted the Quinnipiac Invitational. The men were edged by Central Connecticut State University, 31-24. The meet featured just the two interstate teams. Senior Mike Levene was the Bobcats top finisher in third place with a time of … Continue reading

Bobcats Blanked by Bulldogs 1-0

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats shot barrage on Bobby Thalman was not enough as he saved all 10 shots on goal the Bobcats had as Yale beat Quinnipiac 1-0 in another installment of the Elm City Rivalry. “We tested him a few times there and he made at least three big … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s Soccer vs. Yale

By Marc Schwartz September 14, 2012 Background: Quinnipiac enters the game 2-2 on the season, while Yale is 0-3-1 in 2012. The Bobcats suffered a tough overtime loss to Loyola (Md.) 2-1 their last time out. Yale lost to fellow Connecticut rival Fairfield this past Sunday 1-0. Yale owns the all-time series against the Quinnipiac … Continue reading

Athletes of the Week: Krissy Unger & Jenn Whaley

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer September 13, 2012 Freshmen Krissy Unger (New York, NY) and Jenn Whaley (Avon, CT) made a great impression in their first ever tournament as Quinnipiac Bobcats at the Tignanelli Towson Invitational at the Towson Golf and Country Club in Phoenix, Md. Unger set the record for the lowest tournament … Continue reading

Women’s soccer handed first loss, falls to Harvard

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor The Quinnipiac women’s soccer team began its season better than any other in its history, but the Harvard Crimson came into Hamden determined to end the Bobcats’ undefeated ways.  The Crimson succeeded, defeating the Bobcats 3-0 Wednesday afternoon.  The loss is the first of Quinnipiac’s season, dropping its record … Continue reading

Freshmen lead Bobcats in first tournament

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer September 10, 2012 On Monday, the Bobcats wrapped up day two of their first invitational of the season. Quinnipiac finished 14th on the weekend as it held their its from day one. Once again, Quinnipiac was lead by freshmen Krissy Unger (New York, N.Y.) and Jenn Whaley (Farmington, Conn.). Unger … Continue reading

Day one of Tignanelli Towson Invitational

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer After day one, the Quinnipiac women’s golf team is tied with Mount St. Mary’s for 14th place. The Bobcats were led by freshmen Krissy Unger (New York, N.Y.) and Jenn Whaley (Farmington, Conn.). Whaley’s 81 (+9) marked the best score for QU, with Unger’s 82 (+10) as the next best. … Continue reading

Shannon Larkin nets first career goal to defeat Hartford

By Taylor Massey, QBSN Staff Writer Returning to its home field after two road games the Quinnipiac women’s soccer team defeated intrastate rival, the Hartford Hawks, 1-0. The Bobcats advance to 4-0-1 on the season and continue their unbeaten streak. The first and only goal of the game came just 10 minutes into the first … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Philip Suprise

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor The first-ever contest between the Quinnipiac men’s soccer team and the Lafayette Leopards will be one that senior captain Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wisc.) won’t soon forget.  Suprise had his way with the Leopards, earning a hat trick, the only goals scored for the Bobcats in the 3-1 victory, as well … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Philip Suprise

Athlete of the Week: Philip Suprise By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor  September 6, 2012 The first-ever contest between the Quinnipiac men’s soccer team and the Lafayette Leopards will be one that senior captain Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wisc.) won’t soon forget.  Suprise had his way with the Leopards, earning a hat trick, the only goals scored … Continue reading

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