Archive for November 2012

Bobcats take down RPI, 4-1

By Colin Babcock, QBSN Staff Writer Junior Kelly Babstock tallied two goals and one assist as the Bobcats defeated Rensselaer 4-1 in a ECAC Hockey clash. It seemed that the Engineers might carry the play with five quick shots on goal within the first three minutes. Their first line of Jordan Smelker, Taylor Mahoney, and … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Samantha Guastella

By Andy Landolfi, QBSN Staff Writer Sophomore Samantha Guastella (Red Bank, N.J.) of the women’s basketball team has been selected as QBSN’s Athlete of the Week for her stellar performance against Yale. Guastella helped the lead the Bobcats to their fourth victory of the season by scoring 13 points against rival Yale. She took 10 … Continue reading

Second straight home loss for men’s basketball

By Tim Schulze, QBSN Staff Writer After finishing its trip to the Virgin Islands 1-2, the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team dropped its second home game of the season Tuesday night to the Mountain Hawks of Lehigh University, 77-66. The loss drops the Bobcats’ record to 2-4 on the season while the victory improves the Mountain … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s Basketball vs. Lehigh University

By Tim Schulze, QBSN Staff Writer Background Quinnipiac suffered its third loss of the season against George Mason, 74-58, back on Nov. 19 during the Paradise Jam. Lehigh rides into Hamden on a three-game win-streak with victories against Fairfield, Penn, and Sacred Heart. Lehigh is 4-2 overall on the season. The two teams last met … Continue reading

Bobcats edge Saints 6-4 in thriller

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer Junior Erica Uden Johansson (Sundsvall, Sweden) wristed the game-winning power-play goal over the blocker of St. Lawrence goaltender Carmen MacDonald as the Bobcats came with the high energy 6-4 victory. Uden Johansson streaked through the neutral zone and picked up the puck off the skate of St. Lawrence defender.  … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Women’s hockey looks to rebound against St. Lawrence

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team (6-5-2, 3-3-1 ECAC) will look to rebound quickly as it hosts the St. Lawrence Saints (7-5, 5-3 ECAC) in afternoon action at the High Point Solutions Arena. Quinnipiac fell 4-1 to the Clarkson Golden Knights Friday night after Jamie Lee Rattray recorded a … Continue reading

Quinnipiac women’s hockey host the Clarkson Golden Knights

By Gilbert A. Celaya, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats (6-4-2, 3-2-1 ECAC) host No. 3 Clarkson Golden Knights (10-2, 4-0 ECAC) on Friday night at the High Points Solutions Arena at 7 p.m.  The Bobcats, coming off a 3-2 win against Rensselaer last Saturday, are 5-14-2 all time against the Golden Knights.  Clarkson, whose … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Natalie Kosko

By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer Quinnipiac freshman, Natalie Kosko (Sebastian, Fla.) has earned this week’s QBSN Athlete of the Week honors for her performance in the Tri-State Conference Semifinals against Marist. Kosko led the offensive charge with three tries in the Bobcats 30-0 victory over the Red Foxes on Senior Day. Kosko got the … Continue reading

Quinnipiac suffers first loss to American, 61-55

By Thomas Albanese , QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac men’s basketball team stepped on Lender Court for the first time this season, taking on the eagles of American University from the Patriot League. The Bobcats fell to the Eagles by a final score of 61-55. With the conclusion of tonight’s game, both teams move to … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s Basketball vs. American University

 By Thomas Albanese, QBSN Staff Writer Background Quinnipiac won its first game of the season, 65-61 over Hartford in the Connecticut 6 Classic. American University is 0-1 after its opening 72-36 loss to Minnesota. This game will only be the second meeting all-time between the two schools. American defeated Quinnipiac back on Nov. 22, 2011 in … Continue reading

Bobcats fall on Senior Day

By Katie Strong, QBSN Staff Writer On a day where the Quinnipiac Bobcats honored their three seniors, Ashley Kopacki (Hackettstown, NJ), Taylor Payne (Warwick, NY), and Brittany Garrett (Ossining, NY) they dropped three straight sets to in-state Northeast Conference rival Central Connecticut State University 3-0.  In their final regular season game the Bobcats could not … Continue reading

Bobcats sweep first ECAC weekend of season

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor The Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team followed up its first ECAC victory of the year against Colgate Friday night with a 4-1 win over No. 4/4 Cornell.  With this weekend’s sweep, Quinnipiac moves to 5-3-1 and 2-0 in the ECAC, while Cornell drops to 3-2-1, 1-1-1 in the ECAC. … Continue reading

Overtime win opens up ECAC play

By: Taylor Massey, QBSN Staff Writer Entering its first weekend of ECAC play, the men’s ice hockey team had slipped into a funk. After recently being dealt a disappointing 2-1 loss by American International College, Quinnipiac held a record of 3-3-1. That all changed when the Bobcats defeated Colgate (4-4-1) in an astonishing 3-2 overtime … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s ice hockey vs. Colgate

By: Taylor Massey QBSN Staff Writer Background Quinnipiac will see its first ECAC action this weekend against Colgate and Cornell. The Bobcats are currently 3-3-1 in non-conference games, coming off a 2-1 loss to American International. The Colgate Raiders are 4-4-1 for the season. Their recent series against Cornell dealt them a loss and a … Continue reading

Men’s soccer loses in PKs; Saint Francis advances to NEC Finals

By Andy Landolfi Today, the fourth seeded Saint Francis Red Flash (7-7-5, 4-3-3 NEC) defeated the first seeded Quinnipiac Bobcats (10-6-2, 8-1-1 NEC) in penalty kicks, winning 4-3. The semi-final loss ends the Bobcats’ season. The two teams played to a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes of regulation play and 20 minutes of overtime play. … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Postseason journey set to begin

By Andy Landolfi, QBSN Staff Writer The first seeded Quinnipiac Bobcat’s (10-5-2, 8-1-1 NEC) will host the fourth seeded St. Francis (P.A.) Red Flash (6-7-5, 4-3-3 NEC) in the opening round of the NEC men’s soccer playoffs on Friday after missing the playoffs for the past two years. Keys to the game Bobcats Stay hot.  … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: William Cavallo

By Mark Spillane, QBSN Staff Writer Quinnipiac senior, Will Cavallo (Londonderry, N.H.), has earned this week’s QBSN Athlete of the Week honors by leading the Bobcats men’s soccer team to their first Northeast Conference regular season title. Cavallo led the way by scoring two goals in the top-seed-clinching victory versus Fairleigh Dickinson University. He scored … Continue reading

Quinnipiac loses to AIC, 2-1

By Ben Dias, QBSN Staff Writer The only college hockey game being played on Tuesday evening was in Hamden. The game ended up being a 2-1 loss for the Quinnipiac men’s hockey team to the American International Yellow Jackets of the Atlantic Hockey Association. Coming into Tuesday’s game, Quinnipiac owned a 26-11-2 all-time record against … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s hockey hosts American International College

By Ben Dias, QBSN Staff Writer Background: The Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team will host the American International Yellow Jackets in a non-conference match-up. The Bobcats are coming off a 5-1 non-conference loss against Colgate at the Cape Cod Classic. On the season, Quinnipiac owns a 3-2-1 overall record. American International enters Tuesday’s game with … Continue reading

Bobcats claim NEC Regular Season-Title, first in program history

By Andy Landolfi, QBSN Staff Writer It was easy as one, two, three. The Quinnipiac Bobcats (10-5-2, 8-1-1 NEC) netted three goals in their season finale against NEC rival Farleigh Dickinson University (9-5-4, 6-1-3 NEC) to defeat the Knights 3-0. With the win, the Bobcat’s clinched the NEC regular season crown for the first time … Continue reading

Bobcats have first sweep of the season against St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers

By Rebecca Castagna, QBSN Staff Writer   The Quinnipiac Bobcats broke their 15-game losing streak after winning their game against the St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers 3-0 on Sunday. It was their second win and first sweep of the season.   The Bobcats’ record improves to 2-21 (1-13 NEC) and the Terriers move to 2-27 (2-12 … Continue reading

St. Francis (N.Y.) volleyball comes to Hamden

By Rebecca Castagna, QBSN Staff Writer Background The Quinnipiac Bobcats host the St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers today at 1 p.m. in Burt Kahn Court. Scouting the Bobcats The Bobcats have yet to win at home, going   0-8 at Burt Kahn. Quinnipiac (1-21, 0-13 NEC) is looking to break a 15-game losing streak. Bobcats hold the all-time record against St. Francis … Continue reading

Bobcats set to battle FDU with NEC title on the line

By Andrew Landolfi, QBSN Staff Writer Background The Quinnipiac Bobcats (9-5-2, 7-1-1 NEC) will be taking on the Farleigh Dickinson Knights (9-4-4, 6-0-3 NEC) today at 1 p.m. The Bobcats currently sit at the top of the NEC conference while the Knights follow close behind in second place. The Bobcats can clinch their first NEC … Continue reading

Men’s soccer one game away from earning NEC Title

By Rebecca Castagna, QBSN Staff Writer The men’s soccer team is one step closer to securing a home-field advantage for the NEC Tournament after earning a 2-1 win against Central Connecticut State on Friday. Now on a five-game winning streak, the Bobcats improve their overall record to 9-5-2 and 7-1-1 in NEC play, ending the … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s soccer hosts CCSU in crucial NEC game

By Rebecca Castagna, QBSN Staff Writer Background Quinnipiac hosts Central Connecticut State today at 2 p.m.  The Bobcats currently sit in a two-way tie for first place in the Northeast Conference standings (6-1-1).  The weekend’s games are the Bobcats’ last two conference games of the year. Scouting for the Bobcats The Bobcats (8-5-2, 6-1-1 NEC) … Continue reading

Bobcats swept by Bulldogs

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer  The Quinnipiac Bobcats third set rally fell short, and the Bryant Bulldogs 3-0 swept them in a Northeast Conference matchup. Ahead 2-0 in the match, Bryant (10-19, 4-8 NEC) jumped out to an early 8-2, prompting Quinnipiac (1-21, 0-13 NEC) to call its first timeout of the set.  The … Continue reading

Quinnipiac selected to host 2014 Frozen Four

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor Director of Athletics and Recreation Jack McDonald announced in a press conference Thursday morning that Quinnipiac has been chosen to host the NCAA’s Women’s Frozen Four in 2014.  The High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center will be the hub of women’s college ice hockey come … Continue reading

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