All posts by Jon Alba
Learning from the book
Women’s rugby mentorship program builds leadershipBecky Carlson sits in her office. A large portrait of Quinnipiac women’s rugby team celebrating its success last season hangs on the wall. A crystal figurine of a “No. 1” sits on...
- Posted September 4, 2013
From Friars to Bobcats: two Quinnipiac players learn from legendary coach
New Jersey has its signatures that residents are all aware of. The beach and boardwalks. The spiral pizza. And the high school basketball. While the state is dominated by powerhouses such as Saint Benedict’s or Patrick School,...
- Posted February 26, 2013
Sports journalism masters degree coming soon
The School of Communications is set to offer a master’s degree in sports journalism. This move will make Quinnipiac the second university in the nation to offer such a degree. Assuming approval from the faculty senate and...
- Posted October 30, 2012
Reunited on the pitch
Childhood best friends brought back together by Bobcat midfieldQuinnipiac midfielders Robbie McLarney and Will Cavallo head toward three cameras waiting for them just off the baseline of the soccer field. As they walk, a few teammates playfully...
- Posted October 2, 2012
Figuring out ‘Rizzo’s Ridge’
When a new player joins Dan Gooley’s baseball squad, they may be surprised by some of the drills they will run in the fall. Walk by one of their practices, and one may see Gooley, or Skip,...
- Posted April 4, 2012
Little and big
Doubles partners differ in height, similar in skillWalk into Michelle Dassa’s dorm room, and nothing stands out as different from a typical college girl. A photo of Justin Bieber peers over her desk, a New York Jets...
- Posted February 29, 2012
ESPNU, SNY to feature games on Saturday
Quinnipiac University has a busy day in store on Saturday, as three of its athletic squads will head up to the TD Bank Sports Center for one of the busiest days in school history. The men’s basketball...
- Posted February 22, 2012
Ous is loose
Freshman making impact under the boardsA packed crowd sat at the Detrick Gymnasium in New Britain on Sunday afternoon as the Quinnipiac Bobcats found themselves in hostile territory against Central Connecticut State. Reigning Northeast Conference Player of...
- Posted February 15, 2012
Tom Moore preps for crucial home-and-home series
With a look of focus and concentration on his face, Quinnipiac men’s basketball coach Tom Moore looked down at the hardwood floor ahead of him on Lender Court. Reflecting on the team’s recent five-game Northeast Conference stretch...
- Posted February 8, 2012
Video: Quinnipiac reacts to the Giants winning Super Bowl XLVI
Students on the Mount Carmel campus reacted following the New York Giants defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI Sunday night.
- Posted February 5, 2012
Lack of fans give home team disadvantage
The Cameron Crazies. The Dog Pound. The Bleacher Creatures. Those are just some examples of a the most intense groups of fans in all of sports. While Quinnipiac University undoubtedly has its fair share of passionate fans,...
- Posted February 1, 2012
Moore: Arrests not a distraction in 68-55 loss to Sacred Heart
On the same day three Quinnipiac men’s basketball players were arrested, the Bobcats were defeated by the Sacred Heart Pioneers 68-55 Thursday night in the first game of Northeast Conference play at the TD Bank Sports Center....
- Posted December 2, 2011
Tom Moore preaches optimism, patience
Bobcats men’s basketball coach Tom Moore looked out at the media Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena with concentrated emotion. Even after a 72-60 loss at the hands of Fairfield in the Connecticut 6 Classic, Moore...
- Posted November 16, 2011
Quinnipiac men’s basketball loses season opener to Fairfield
The Bobcats lost to Fairfield, 72-60, without James Johnson Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
- Posted November 11, 2011