All posts by Jon Alba

About Jon Alba

  • Learning from the book

    Becky 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 her desk. And boxes of...

    • Posted September 4, 2013
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Reunited on the pitch

    Quinnipiac 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 heckle them. “Make sure they hold hands!” one...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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  • 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
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  • Little and big

    Walk 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 banner near it as well. Pictures from...

    • Posted February 29, 2012
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  • 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
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  • Ous is loose

    A 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 the Year Ken Horton squared...

    • Posted February 15, 2012
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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