Volleyball

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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 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 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

Bobcats fall short against LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds

By Thomas Albanese, QBSN Staff Writer  After falling three straight sets to Fairleigh Dickinson yesterday, the Quinnipiac women’s volleyball team was back in action against LIU Brooklyn, looking for their first conference victory. Unfortunately, it would not happen today for the Bobcats, as they lost 3-0 (25-10, 25-22, 25-20) once again against the Blackbirds. With the … Continue reading

Bobcats fall to FDU 3-0

By Philip Lentini, QBSN Staff Writer Farleigh Dickinson University defeated the Quinnipiac women’s volleyball team in three sets saturday afternoon. With the loss, Quinnipiac fell to 1-17 on the season and remains win-less in conference play. Halfway through the first set the Bobcats had an opportunity to upset the Knights, as the score remained an … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Women’s Volleyball vs. FDU

By Philip Lentini, QBSN Staff Writer Background: Quinnipiac enters the match 1-16 on the season, while Fairleigh Dickinson posts a 7-14 record in 2012. Both teams have long losing streaks with the FDU Knights losing four straight and the QU Bobcats losing ten. The Knights lead the all-time series against the Bobcats(17-4), tallying on number … Continue reading

The Mad Hatter: John Payne is in the house

By Angelique Fiske, QBSN Publishing Editor John Payne straps on his helmet.  The headwear, a custom-made Bobcat, sits fiercely upon his head, prepared for the fight.  He leaves the constraints and comfort of his home: Burt Kahn Gymnasium.  Fearlessly, Payne storms the trenches and summons his forces, becoming the hero of what will later be … Continue reading

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

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: 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

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