Women’s Ice Hockey

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Bobcats blowout Bulldogs, advance to NEC semifinals

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer From the opening tip to the final buzzer, the Quinnipiac Bobcats dominated the Bryant Bulldogs en route to the Northeast Conference Quarterfinal victory 79-55. The Bobcats went on a 14-0 run to start the game after Bryant took a 2-0 lead, then had another 10-0 run to make it … Continue reading

Bobcats unable to complete comeback, fall to Saints in ECAC Quarterfinals.

By Peter Rossi, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats women’s ice hockey team hoped that securing home ice would allow them to make a deep run in the ECAC playoffs. The only problem was that it ran into a team who wanted redemption for losing that very same home ice opportunity in the Saint Lawrence … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: QU and St. Lawrence ready for Game 3 showdown

By Peter Rossi, QBSN Staff Writer Last Time out: The Quinnipiac Bobcats women’s ice hockey team evened its ECAC Quarterfinals series with the St. Lawrence University Saints at one game apiece with junior Amanda Colin’s goal just about halfway through the third overtime period, lifting Quinnipiac to the 3-2 victory.  It was also Colin’s second … Continue reading

Colin scores triple-overtime game-winner, forces third game

  By Thomas Albanese, QBSN Staff Writer   The Quinnipiac women’s hockey team forces a winner-take-all game three after Amanda Colin scored the game-winning goal taking the 3-2 triple-overtime win. After losing 1-0 in overtime against St. Lawrence in the first game, the Quinnipiac women’s hockey team needed to respond against the Saints to avoid … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Women’s Ice Hockey Attempts to Avoid Elimination

By Thomas Albanese, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team did not fair well in the first game of the ECAC Quarterfinals against St. Lawrence University as it suffered a tough 1-0 overtime loss. Both teams failed to score through the first three periods of regulation and the Saints ultimately put a goal … Continue reading

Saints take first game in overtime

By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer The St. Lawrence Saints knocked off the women’s ice hockey team 1-0 in overtime on Friday night. Kayla Raniwsky scored the lone goal of the contest in the first overtime to give the Saints the win and the lead in the best of three series. Jackie Wand chipped the … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Women’s hockey hosts St. Lawrence in ECAC Quarterfinals

By Marty Joseph, QBSN Staff Writer Following a four-point weekend on the road in the final week of the regular season the women’s ice hockey team will host the team it jumped in the ECAC standings for the fourth overall seed, the Saint Lawrence Saints. The Bobcats played well down the stretch posting a 7-1-2 … 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 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

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

Vigilanti, Bobcats shutout Tigers

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer Senior goaltender Victoria Vigilanti (Woodbridge, Ontario) picked up her first shutout of the season as Quinnipiac defeated Princeton 4-0 Saturday evening in ECAC women’s hockey action to extend their winning streak to five games. “She’s getting more solid in terms of her positioning and she’s not scrambling as much,” … Continue reading

Bobcat Bullets: Women’s hockey faces Tigers in Home and Home

By Kevin Noonan, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team (11-7-2, 7-3-1 ECAC) faces off with the Princeton Tigers (4-9-2, 2-7-2 ECAC) in a home and home series to finish off the first half of the season before a month long break. The Bobcats picked up a 3-2 victory over the Tigers Friday … Continue reading

Women’s hockey sweeps ECAC Weekend

By: Taylor Massey, QBSN Staff Writer The women’s ice hockey team took to the ice again Saturday night, coming off a 4-1 triumph over ECAC opponent RPI on Friday. It hosted the Dutchwomen of Union College in another conference match-up. The Bobcats earned another 4-1 victory, topping Union.  “I think it’s the first weekend of … Continue reading

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

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 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

Three goals for Kosta in 8-3 victory

By Zach Russo, QBSN Staff Writer The Big Green got a big beat-down by the Bobcats Saturday afternoon, as Quinnipaic defeated Dartmouth 8-3 at the High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center.  Nicole Kosta (Mississauga, Ontario) had three goals on the day.  She had scored only one goal in the team’s first … Continue reading

Bobcats shut out by No. 9 Harvard Crimson

By Gilbert A. Celaya, QBSN Staff Writer The nationally ranked Harvard Crimson (1-0-0) women’s hockey team earned their first victory of the season as it defeated the Quinnipiac Bobcats (3-3-1), 2-0.  This was No. 9 Harvard’s first game of the 2012-13 season and the first conference game for both teams. Both teams skated hard and … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Kelly Babstock

By Mark Spillane, QBSN Staff Writer For the second consecutive week, women’s ice hockey junior, Kelly Babstock (Mississauga, Ontario), earns Quinnipiac Athlete of The Week honors. This past weekend Babstock led the Bobcats to a two game sweep of Maine by scoring five goals and recording three assists. Her fabulous weekend included a four-goal performance … Continue reading

Women’s hockey completes sweep of Maine

By Taylor Massey, QBSN Staff Writer The women’s ice hockey team clinched its second win of the season in game two of the weekend series against the Maine Black Bears. They defeated Maine 5-2, each goal coming from a different Bobcat. “We had a lot to learn from last weekend,” senior captain Regan Boulton said. … Continue reading

Babstock’s four goal night leads Quinnipiac to victory

By Thomas Albanese, QBSN Staff Writer Coming off a 4-4-overtime tie and a 4-3 loss to Mercyhurst, the Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team won its first game of the season, defeating the Black Bears of the University of Maine by a score of 6-1. The Bobcats quickly got an early lead that they would hold for … Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Kelly Babstock

By Peter Rossi, QBSN Staff Writer It seems as if junior Kelly Babstock (Mississauga, Ontario) has continued where she left off last season, garnering her first ECAC Player of the Week honors of the 2012-2013 season and for the fifth time in her three years as a Bobcat. It occurred in the first regular season … Continue reading

Bobcats comeback proves to be too little too late

By Peter Rossi, QBSN Staff Writer The Quinnipiac Bobcats (0-1-1, 0-0-0 ECAC) and Mercyhurst Lakers (3-0-1, 2-0-0 CHA) met in the second game of the Bobcats opening weekend at the High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center, a game not for the faint of heart.  The Bobcats fell to the Lakers, 4-3. … Continue reading

Memorable night for Babstock, Borgfeldt as Bobcats tie in first regular season matchup

By Peter Rossi, QBSN Staff Writer On Friday night, the Quinnipiac Bobcats (0-0-1, 0-0-0 ECAC ) faced the Mercyhurst Lakers (2-0-1, 2-0-0 CHA ) in their first weekend of regular season action, and much like last year when the two teams faced each other, they went toe to toe in a memorable matchup.  It was … 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 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

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