All posts by Matt Nygaard

About Matt Nygaard

  • Like father, like son

    Freshman Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey forward Skyler Brind’Amour had anything but an average childhood. The nameplate “Brind’Amour” immediately pops off of the sweater for multiple reasons. Not only is it because of the rare apostrophe in the...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Quinnipiac loses 2-1 to Villanova for the third time in as many years

    “Some nights we can look like the best team in the country, others we look like the worst,” Quinnipiac head coach Becca Main said. This was one of those games that the Bobcats would want to have...

    • Posted October 11, 2019
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  • Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey opens up season with chaotic 4-4 deadlock

    “Chaos” was a word used in the press conference by Quinnipiac head coach Rand Pecknold to describe the 81-shot affair that took place this Sunday afternoon. The Quinnipiac Bobcats began the 2019-20 season this Sunday, Oct. 6...

    • Posted October 6, 2019
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  • Quinnipiac dominates Ryerson in debut exhibition game

    A quiet Saturday afternoon at the People’s United Center quickly turned into an intense exhibition game that kicked off the 2019-20 Women’s ECAC Hockey preseason. The Quinnipiac Bobcats defeated the Ryerson Rams 5-1 in the first out-of-conference...

    • Posted September 28, 2019
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  • Timing is everything

    As the saying goes, timing is everything, and that certainly is the case for one of the leading scorers on Quinnipiac women’s lacrosse and her coach. Just a few years ago, junior attack Megan Szawlowski was recruited...

    • Posted April 9, 2019
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  • Quinnipiac women’s lacrosse drops second one-goal game in a row

    Heartbreak. Once again. That was the feeling in Hamden this Wednesday afternoon, as the Quinnipiac women’s lacrosse team (3-7 overall, 0-2 MAAC) suffered a one-goal loss to the Fairfield Stags (6-3 overall, 1-0 MAAC). The one-goal loss...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Continuing the cause

    Sometimes in life, the passions that reward us the most are the ones that involve giving to others. That was the case for senior finance major Tommy Casale, who recently raised $1,500 in a week to fight...

    • Posted March 5, 2019
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  • Jen Fay leads Quinnipiac women’s basketball past Marist

    The Quinnipiac women’s basketball team (20-6 overall, 15-0 MAAC) extended its MAAC win streak to an astonishing 48 games as senior forward Jen Fay and the Bobcats took care of the Marist Red Foxes (19-9 overall, 11-5...

    • Posted February 23, 2019
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  • Quinnipiac women’s basketball takes down Rider on Super Bowl Sunday

    The Quinnipiac women’s basketball team (15-6 Overall, 10-0 MAAC) was led by senior guard Aryn McClure and senior forward Paula Strautmane Sunday afternoon at Lender Court, as it took care of business against the Rider Broncs (11-9...

    • Posted February 3, 2019
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