Archive for February 2013

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Vigilanti

By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer Victoria Vigilanti has earned this week’s QBSN Athlete of the Week honors, after recording two shutouts to lead the women’s ice hockey team to a pair of wins over Yale and Brown. Vigilanti stopped all 36 shots she faced in the Bobcats’ final regular season weekend on the road. … Continue reading

Still perfect: Bobcats keep clean NEC record

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor With a win over Sacred Heart on Feb. 23, the Bobcats clinched the NEC Regular Season Title.  In a 74-61 victory over Bryant, they continued rolling and maintained a perfect in-conference record. In the process of picking up their 25th win of the year, Bobcats (25-2, 16-0 NEC) never … Continue reading

Four score double figures, Bobcats defeat Bulldogs

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats avenged a 103-95 loss to the Bryant Bulldogs in January by returning the favor on their home court with a 69-58 victory Saturday afternoon. Head coach Tom Moore said that limiting the Bulldogs’ offense was the key to the victory. “We played a heck of a … Continue reading

Heroes Hat back in Hamden, QU beats Yale

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor Last Friday a Cup; this Friday a Hat. The No. 1 Quinnipiac men’s hockey team (23-4-4, 16-1-2 ECAC) put up three first-period goals to stifle and defeat No. 13 Yale (13-10-3, 9-9-1 ECAC), 4-2.  The win in the 11th Annual Heroes Hat game brings the honor back to Hamden. … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Rivalry renewed, Quinnipiac hosts Yale

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor The calendars were marked months ago, but the final “X” has been placed over Feb. 22.  The countdown is over; the Heroes Hat is here. The No. 1 Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey (22-4-4, 15-1-2 ECAC) team hosts the No. 13 Yale Bulldogs (13-9-3, 9-8-1 ECAC) in the one of … Continue reading

Quinnipiac/Yale rivalry more than just hockey

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer The War on Whitney.  The Elm City Rivalry.  There are a multitude of names to describe the rivalry that has developed between Quinnipiac and Yale. On the ice, the rivalry has been particularly tense over the past eight years since Yale joined Quinnipiac in the annual “Heroes Hat” game.  … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Evan Conti

By Ben Dias, QBSN Staff Writer Last Thursday’s game clinching fade-away jumper with 13 seconds remaining against NEC rival Robert Morris, will surely be remembered by Evan Conti (Bayside, N.Y). The sophomore guard poured in a career-high 18 points and shot 7-for-11 from the field. “There’s not another player I would rather have take that … Continue reading

Bobcats back to winning ways with 2-1 win over Clarkson

By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team (22-4-4, 15-1-2 ECAC) got back to it’s winning ways on Saturday night defeating the Clarkson Golden Knights (8-15-7, 7-8-3 ECAC) 2-1, at the High Point Solutions Arena. Eric Hartzell (White Bear Lake, Minn.) stopped 28 shots for his 50th career win to backstop … Continue reading

Azotam tallies 1,000th point in victory

By Jordan Katz, QBSN Staff Writer “He’s just a strong consistent player at the basket. He’s evolved as a player as well, he’s really been a great tribute to our program.” Head Coach Tom Moore had nothing but the highest of compliments for Ike Azotam (Boston, Mass.) after the junior Forward scored his 1,000th point … Continue reading

Bobcats clinch Cleary Cup, despite 2-1 loss to St. Lawrence

By Ben Dias, QBSN Staff Writer 21 games and a little over three months. That is how long the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey unbeaten streak lasted. The Bobcats had not lost since Nov. 6 until tonight. Despite the loss, Quinnipiac clinched the Cleary Cup for its first ECAC Hockey regular-season title since joining the league … Continue reading

Quinnipiac Picks Up Huge 63-61 Victory Over Robert Morris

By Thomas Albanese, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac men’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris by a final score of 63-61. Sophomore Evan Conti (Bayside, N.Y.) led all players in the game scoring 18 points along with six rebounds for the Bobcats. “It feels great to help my team win tonight. Every game is so … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Men’s basketball faces tough test against Robert Morris

By Thomas Albanese, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac men’s basketball team is coming off a dominant 79-63 victory over the Monmouth Hawks. The Bobcats (10-13, 6-5 NEC) are hoping to avenge a tough 87-85 defeat against the Colonials that they suffered earlier this season in what may be the last time these teams face each … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Vigilanti

By Mark Spillane, QBSN Staff Writer Quinnipiac senior Victoria Vigilanti (Woodbridge, Ontario) has earned this week’s QBSN Athlete of The Week honor by leading the Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team to a weekend sweep against No. 4 Cornell and Colgate. Vigilanti stopped 32 of 33 shots during the first home victory versus Cornell in Quinnipiac … Continue reading

Bobcats earn #1 ranking for first time in program history

By Brian Farrell, QBSN Staff Writer Forty inches of snow and 41 votes are two numbers that are putting Hamden and Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey at the top of the national media. USCHO.com released its weekly poll Monday ranking the Bobcats No.1 with 41 first-place votes. “Just looking back, it is more than impressive that … Continue reading

The Bobcat Bulletin, February 11th 2013

Here is the link to the February edition of The Bobcat Bulletin. The Bobcat Bulletin is the monthly bulletin produced by the Quinnipiac Bobcats Sports Network. QBSN is the student-run brodcasting organization at Quinnipiac University.

Bobcats win on Senior Day

By Nick Dench, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats defeated the Colgate Raiders 4-1 on Senior Night. Kelly Babstock recorded her 75th and 76th career goals, as well as her 150th and 151st career points in the win. The Bobcats honored six seniors today in their final home game of the 2012-13 regular season: Breann … Continue reading

Bobcats upset No. 4 Cornell

By Rob Ciambra, QBSN Staff Writer The snow fell heavy in Hamden, but that didn’t stop the Quinnipiac women’s hockey team from upsetting No. 4 Cornell, 4-1.  The win over Cornell is Quinnipiac’s first since 2006. It was an emotional win, as showed by goaltender Victoria Vigilanti. “I instantly started crying, I’ve never been so … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Ousmane Drame

By: Benjamin Dias, QBSN Staff Writer Ousmane Drame (Boston, Mass.) has earned this week’s QBSN Athlete of the Week honors, after totaling 32 points and recording 30 rebounds in Quinnipiac’s two-game stretch against Northeast Conference foes, Mount St. Mary’s and Wagner. Drame was one point short of a 20-point and 20-rebound effort last Thursday night … Continue reading

Bobcats push unbeaten streak to 19 games with 6-2 win over Yale

By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team (19-3-4, 12-0-2 ECAC) defeated the No. 7 Yale Bulldogs (13-6-3, 9-5-1 ECAC), 6-2 on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink in New Haven. The No. 2 Bobcats’ nation-best unbeaten streak is now at 19 games with the victory. … Continue reading

Bobcats come back in the third period, tie Yale

By Rob Ciambra, QBSN Staff Writer After giving up two goals in the first period, the Bobcats were able to notch two third-period goals to tie the Yale Bulldogs, 2-2. Yale came out to a fast start in the first period, though the on-ice play between the two teams was back and forth. The Bobcats … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Women’s hockey goes for weekend sweep

By Rob Ciambra, QBSN staff writer After shutting out Brown University 5-0 on Friday, the Quinnipiac women’s hockey team takes on Yale, looking for the weekend sweep. The Bobcats (15-9-2, 9-5-1 ECAC) are also trying to extend their current winning streak to four games. The Bulldogs (4-17-1, 3-11-1 ECAC) come into Hamden after a 3-1 … Continue reading

Connery and Babstock lead the Bobcats to 5-0 win over Brown

By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team (15-9-2, 9-5-1 ECAC) defeated Brown (4-15-1, 3-12-0 ECAC), 5-0 Friday night at the T.D. Bank Sports Center in an ECAC Hockey matchup. Nicole Connery (Newmarket, Ontario) and Kelly Babstock (Mississauga, Ontario) led the way for the Bobcats offensively each scoring two goals. Victoria … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Women’s hockey hosts Brown

  By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team (14-9-2, 8-5-1 ECAC) returns to the T.D. Bank Sports Center on Friday for its first regular season home game since Dec. 8. The Bobcats will take on the Brown Bears (4-14-1, 3-11 ECAC) at 7 p.m. in an ECAC Hockey matchup. The … Continue reading

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