Archive for January 2013

Athlete of the Week: Shaq Shannon

By: Benjamin Dias, QBSN Staff Writer Junior Shaq Shannon (Philadelphia, Pa.) has earned this week’s QBSN Athlete of the Week honors, after totaling 30 points in Quinnipiac’s last two games. Shannon went 10-of-19 from behind the arc and completed the stellar all-around performances with 11 rebounds and six helpers. He was the first player to … Continue reading

Barron nets 25 as Bobcats hold off Blue Devils

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer At 17-2 (8-0 NEC), the Quinnipiac Bobcats have now set the mark for best start in program history with an 82-73 win over the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (11-8, 5-3 NEC). The Blue Devils rallied from behind to catch the Bobcats multiple times but Quinnipiac was able to … Continue reading

Bobcats take second straight, beat FDU 58-56

By Matt Eisenberg, QBSN Staff Writer Quinnipiac head coach Tom Moore has seen senior forward Jamee Jackson develop greatly as a player, and in his eyes, possibly into the conference defensive player of the year. Jackson made a game-saving block with five seconds left to help the Bobcats beat Northeast Conference opponent Fairleigh Dickinson, 58-56, … Continue reading

Defense leads Bobcats to eighth straight win

By Nick Dench, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to eight games after holding the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (8-10, 3-4 NEC) to a season low 39 points in the 66-39 win. The win improved Quinnipiac’s record to 16-2 (7-0 NEC) matching a program record for the best start to … Continue reading

Defeated Huskies make 17, Quinnipiac wins 2-1

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor To begin the 2012-13 season, the No. 2 Quinnipiac Bobcats (18-3-3, 11-0-1 ECAC) went 0-for-31 on the power play.  With a game-winning power-play goal, Connor Jones (Montrose, British Columbia) put that statistic behind his team.  Seventeen unbeaten games behind. The Bobcats continued their streak in front of a sell-out … Continue reading

Bobcats tie RPI 1-1; unbeaten streak extends to 15 games

  By Rob Ciambra, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats extended their unbeaten streak to 15 straight with a 1-1 tie against the Rensselaer Engineers at the High Point Solutions Arena. But the first period was all but entertaining as the two teams skated a pretty even, back and forth effort with very little action … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s hockey takes on RPI

By Rob Ciambra, QBSN Staff Writer After another weekend sweep against Dartmouth and Harvard, the No. 5 Quinnipiac Bobcats look to extend their undefeated streak against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  RPI is currently in last place in the ECAC with a record 6-9-4 on the season and 1-5-2 in conference play. The Engineers come in to … Continue reading

Hartzell nominated for Hobey Baker Award

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor Senior goaltender Eric Hartzell (White Bear Lake, Minn.) is in contention for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, the honor given to the top NCAA men’s ice hockey player.  The first round of voting began Jan. 7 and will continue until March 10, giving fans a say in who will … Continue reading

Women’s basketball defeats St. Francis Brooklyn

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer Quinnipiac (11-2, 2-0 NEC) defeated St. Francis Brooklyn 73-52 (4-9, 1-1 NEC) Monday night. Sophomore Jasmine Martin led the way for the Bobcats scoring 18 points, including four 3-pointers. Three starters, including Martin, scored double digits points. Felicia Barron added 13 points while Samantha Gaustella scored 11 with eight … Continue reading

Lucky 13: Samuels-Thomas notches overtime goal to keep streak alive

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor Friday the 13th came early for the No. 5 Quinnipiac Bobcats.  With a 12-game unbeaten streak on the line and an overtime clock ticking, Jordan Samuels-Thomas (Windsor, Conn.) rocketed his second game winning goal of the season. Not only did the 3-2 victory over No. 8 Dartmouth extend the … Continue reading

Bobcats lose in thrilling conference opener, 63-61

By Gilbert A. Celaya, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats (4-8, 0-1 NEC) fell in their conference opener, 63-61, as they hosted the St. Francis College Terriers (5-7, 1-0 NEC). The Bobcats opened the game stifling the Terriers on the boards and going on a 9-0 scoring run.  But throughout the game, Quinnipiac was unable … Continue reading

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