All posts by Nick Solari

  • Michael Sam to speak at QU

    Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player to be drafted into the National Football League, will speak in an event at Quinnipiac on March 3 at 7 p.m., according to Associate Director of Campus Life Stefano...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • BREAKING: Michael Sam to speak at QU

    Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player to be drafted into the National Football League, will speak at Quinnipiac on March 3 at 7 p.m., according to Associate Director of Campus Life Stefano Fasulo. Sam, who...

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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  • Men’s ice hockey holds on to defeat St. Lawrence 2-1

    For Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey head coach Rand Pecknold, there has been a big change in goalie Michael Garteig’s play since the Bobcats lost to Connecticut 4-1 on Oct. 21 in Bridgeport. Garteig was pulled from that...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • Women’s basketball downs Rider

    Another game, another impressive win for the Quinnipiac women’s basketball team. So impressive, in fact, that it might have topped the others to this point. 12 players scored on Saturday afternoon at the TD Bank Sports Center,...

    • Posted February 7, 2015
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  • Drame, Hearst garnering NBA attention is major for program

    Ousmane Drame and Zaid Hearst are focused on their final run as members of the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team. So focused, in fact, that they likely didn’t notice a few special people in attendance during Friday night’s...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Women’s basketball powers past Fairfield

    After shooting only 27.6 percent in the first 20 minutes of action, the Quinnipiac women’s basketball team entered halftime with only 25 points. Yet, due to holding visiting Fairfield to just 23.1 percent from the floor, the...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • Men’s basketball topples Vermont

    After shooting 32.7 percent from the floor and falling to Hartford at home 54-50 on Tuesday night, the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team desperately needed a hot start Sunday against Vermont. Quinnipiac shot 54.9 percent from the field,...

    • Posted November 30, 2014
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  • Head held high

    Marquis Barnett knows one way to live. It’s the expression that’s gotten him through the first 21 years of his existence. “I was raised to fight,” he said. “Just keep fighting.” He’s been through all things imaginable—pain,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Balancing your time is vital

    With only a few days left before Thanksgiving break, many college students around the country are still trying to find ways to add hours to each day. Finals are approaching, causing many to feel as though their...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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  • Fairfield tops men’s soccer in MAAC Semifinals

    Last season, penalty kicks were a sign of relief for the Quinnipiac men’s soccer team. The Bobcats won in PK’s in both the MAAC Championship Semifinals and Finals in 2013, advancing to the program’s first NCAA Division...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • University bids to host college hockey tournament

    Quinnipiac placed a bid to host college hockey’s annual Ice Breaker Tournament in October of 2016, according to Quinnipiac Director of Athletics and Recreation Jack McDonald. The Ice Breaker Tournament, which marks the traditional start to the...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Jack McDonald to retire in June

    The thought of retirement first crossed Jack McDonald’s mind during his drive back from his cottage in Marshfield, Mass. this past summer. McDonald drove toward Hamden with his wife, Linda, when he realized for the first time...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Men’s ice hockey downs Northeastern

    After falling to Connecticut 4-1 on Oct. 21, 10 days of rest may have seemed like an eternity for the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team. Especially for junior goalie Michael Garteig—who was pulled during the first period...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • Landing in Connecticut

    “Hey, it’s not going to work out.” Landon Smith remembers his telephone call with the new Denver University men’s ice hockey head coach during the spring of 2013. It was a phone call that he didn’t expect;...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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