South Euclid, Ohio – The Quinnipiac women’s rugby team defeated The College of Notre Dame Falcons 41-10 behind impressive Quinnipiac debuts from sophomore inside center Ilona Maher (Burlington, Vermont) and freshman outside center Emily Roskopf at Mueller Field on Tuesday afternoon.
The Quinnipiac men’s soccer team went to 0-1-1 on the season with a thrilling, 0-0, double overtime draw against the UConn Huskies (0-0-2) on Monday night. Both sides were unable to find the back of the net through 110 minutes of play. Junior Triston Henry (Scarborough, Ontario) was sensational against his former team, registering six saves on his way to the shutout.
The Quinnipiac field hockey squad dropped a 4-0 decision at the hands of No. 13 nationally-ranked Boston College on Sunday afternoon from the Newtown Field Hockey Field. The Bobcats fall to 0-2 on the season, while the Eagles improve to 2-0. A committed, all-around united effort from the Bobcats’ defenders all the way up to the forward line translated in a strong showing against the Eagles of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Quinnipiac’s press defense bothered the Boston College back line throughout and the unified effort came in support of a first-time starter in goal.
The Quinnipiac women's rugby team will open the 2015 season on the road in South Euclid, Ohio for a matchup with The College of Notre Dame (Ohio) Falcons. The Bobcats will meet the Falcons on Tuesday, September 1 with the opening whistle set for 12 p.m. from Normandy Field.
The Quinnipiac volleyball team finished the day 1-1 at the Hampton Inn-vitational including their first victory of the season. The Bobcats fell 3-0 (18-25, 23-25, 21-25) in the first game to Iona, but bounced back to defeat Holy Cross in a grueling five set match, 3-2 (25-21, 22-25, 25-23, 20-25, 15-12). Junior Katie Urycki (Chesterton, Indiana) led the Bobcats with 20 kills and 10 assists in the victory.
After dropping the season opener, the Bobcats return to their home state to take on the University of Connecticut Huskies. Quinnipiac will play their second consecutive road game to start the season when they travel to Storrs on Monday, August 31st with game time set for 7 p.m. from Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
The Quinnipiac women’s soccer team picked up its second consecutive win to open the 2015 season with an impressive 2-0 victory off two goals late in the second half to defeat the Delaware State University Hornets at Alumni Field Friday night.
The Quinnipiac men’s soccer team fell to Boston College, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in their 2015 season opener. After a scoreless first half, the Eagles were able to find the net in the 68th minute to hand Quinnipiac their first loss of the season.
The Quinnipiac women’s volleyball team dropped their 2015 season opener to the Bryant Bulldogs on Friday afternoon, 3-1. The Bobcats fell behind early, dropping the first two sets (15-25, 17-25) but battled back to take the third set (25-16). Bryant defeated Quinnipiac in a close fourth set (22-25) to eliminate any chance of a Bobcat comeback.
The Quinnipiac field hockey was dealt a 2-1 loss at the hands of UMass Lowell in the opening game of the 2015 season from the Wicked Blue Field. These two evenly matched sides have now gone two consecutive years in which the end result has been decided by one goal, with UMass Lowell winning both contests.
The Quinnipiac University women's lacrosse team was honored for a 10th consecutive year by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association (IWLCA) and recognized with 2015 Academic Squad honors. Quinnipiac was one of 87 schools honored nationwide after posting a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats will look to kick off their season with an opening victory for the first time since 2007. Standing in their way will be a tough matchup on the road as the Bobcats ship up to Boston to take on the Boston College Eagles. The Eagles defeated Quinnipiac last season 2-0 in Hamden.
The Quinnipiac women’s soccer team travels to Dover, Delaware to open its 2015 road schedule on Friday, August 28 to take on the Delaware State Hornets. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:00 P.M. in the first meeting between the two teams since the 2008 season.
The Quinnipiac University women’s volleyball team will kick off the 2015 season this weekend at the Hampton Inn-vitational in Smithfield, Rhode Island with three games. The Bobcats will look to start the campaign off strong on Friday, August 28 when they take on the Bryant Bulldogs at 2 p.m. On Saturday, Quinnipiac will play a doubleheader against Iona at 10 a.m. followed by a match with Holy Cross at 1 p.m. from the Chace Athletic Center.
Quinnipiac University women’s golf head coach John O’Connor has announced the Bobcats’ schedule for the Fall 2015 schedule. The Bobcats will play in six tournaments through the end of October, including the fifth annual Quinnipiac Classic.
Tuesday marked the start of the journey for Quinnipiac’s Class of 2019 as the incoming freshmen arrived on the Mount Carmel campus to begin their journey to higher education. In what has become an annual tradition, student-athletes from several Quinnipiac Athletics' teams were on-hand to assist incoming freshmen with their move into their new residence halls.
Quinnipiac men’s basketball head coach Tom Moore has announced the hiring of Tony Newsom as an assistant coach heading into the 2015-16 season. Newsom comes to Quinnipiac after four seasons as the associate head coach at Fairfield University.
Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey head coach Rand Pecknold has announced the Bobcats’ 2015-16 schedule, which is highlighted by 19 home games and a game at Madison Square Garden. The 2014-15 ECAC Hockey Cleary Cup Champions advanced to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament last season, and will feature four teams from that bracket on this year’s schedule.
Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey head coach Cassandra Turner has announced the 2015-16 schedule, highlighted by 19 home games and matchups with five teams that have reached the NCAA Tournament in the past two seasons. The Bobcats are coming off their best record in program history and qualified for their first NCAA Tournament in program history with an at-large berth.
The Quinnipiac University men’s soccer team was selected to finish second in the 2015 MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as voted by the league’s eleven head coaches. The 2014 regular season conference champions return 19 letterwinners, including two Preseason All-MAAC selections, in junior James Doig (Liverpool, England) and senior Tobias Esche (Bremen, Germany).
On a field full of new faces for Quinnipiac, one of many came through with the overtime game-winning goal to send the Bobcats past Holy Cross, 2-1, in overtime from the QU Soccer Field. Freshman Nadya Gill (Toronto, Ontario) supplied the heroics as her game-winning goal sent her team and home crowd into a frenzy as the Bobcats walked away winners in the 2015 season opener.
The Quinnipiac women’s cross country team was chosen second in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coaches’ Poll, as announced on Thursday, Aug. 20. The back-to-back MAAC runner-up looks to dethrone the 10-time defending champions Iona in the conference championship meet at Rosedale Park on Friday, Oct. 31, 2015.
The Quinnipiac men’s cross country team was chosen to finish third in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. The Bobcats return an impressive 12-of-13 student-athletes from the 2014 squad that shined at the MAAC Championships placing 3rd overall.
Former Quinnipiac University men’s basketball standout Ousmane Drame (Boston, Massachusetts) has inked his first professional contract over in Spain, as the 6-9 forward has signed a contract with FIATC Joventut, as announced on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by the franchise. The deal is a two-year contract.
The Quinnipiac University women’s volleyball team was picked eighth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. The Bobcats will return 10 of 15 letterwinners from a year ago as Quinnipiac looks to establish a winning tradition in its third season as a member of the conference.
Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey freshman forward Melissa Samoskevich (Sandy Hook, Connecticut) has been named to the 2015 United States Women’s National U-22 Select Team, as announced by USA Hockey on Monday, August 17.
The Quinnipiac University field hockey team was chosen to finish third in the 2015 MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as voted on by the league’s seven head coaches. The 2014 MAAC Tournament participant returns 15 letterwinners from last season, including three All-MAAC Preseason selections in seniors Megan Osanitsch (Harwinton, Connecticut), Savanna Reilly (Hamden, Connecticut) and Meghan McCullough (Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania) as the Bobcats search for their second MAAC title in three seasons.
The near one thousand supporters on-hand for Wednesday’s exhibition were gifted a thrilling game held on a night that helped support an even more incredible child.From the Oakwood Soccer Park, a recreational field wherein hundreds of local youth flock to play the popular game, Quinnipiac started its 2015 season in grand fashion as two second half goals helped propel the Bobcats to a 3-2 come-from-behind exhibition win over instate foe Hartford.
The Quinnipiac University women’s soccer team was tabbed ninth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. The Bobcats return 19 student-athletes from last year’s squad, each with the same goal in mind of winning the 2015 MAAC Championship.