Chronicle’s winter sports preview

By on October 12, 2011
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Men’s basketball: Last year the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team played seven games without 2010 Northeast Conference Player of the Year Justin Rutty due to injury. Now the Bobcats have to go a full season without him and eight other players from last year’s team.

Read the full story and players to watch here.

Women’s basketball: Despite the heartbreak ending to a season that saw the Bobcats go 11-7 in the NEC and 14-16 overall, expectations are high for the veteran leaders and six new recruits as they face a difficult

Read the full story and players to watch here.

Men’s hockey: Last season the Bobcats went 16-15-8, its lowest win total since the 2003-2004 season when the Bobcats played in Atlantic Hockey, and were eliminated in the ECAC quarterfinals by Cornell.

But things look to get better for this season for the Bobcats.

Read the full story and players to watch here.

Women’s hockey: Quinnipiac shocked everyone in the ECAC in 2009-10 as they broke numerous records on their way to a 11-3-7 conference record and their first ECAC playoff appearance in program history. Despite falling in the first round, news of the deciding third game in the series reached national television as they fell to RPI, 2-1 in five overtimes.

The Bobcats proved the 2009-10 season wasn’t a fluke as they finished 12-9-1 in the ECAC and advanced to the ECAC semifinals for the first time in history.

Read the full story and players to watch here.

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