All posts by Ryan Chichester

About Ryan Chichester

  • Jump around!

    The average height of a vertical jump is anywhere between 12 to 20 inches, according to TheExercisers.com. That’s good for a hang time of just over half a second, equal to the amount of time it takes...

    • Posted April 10, 2018
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  • Seeing double

    University of Virginia psychologist Eric Turkheimer spends his professional time studying how interactions between genes and environments shape human behavior, specifically in regards to identical twins. According to Turkheimer, identical twins start off with similar personalities, “but...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • Last call

    It is just past 4 p.m. at Lender Court in Hamden. In roughly three hours, the Quinnipiac men’s basketball team will host Saint Peter’s in its final home game of the season. Every seat in the arena...

    • Posted February 27, 2018
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  • Fabbri’s 400

    Tricia Fabbri had herself a week. It started last Sunday, when the southern New Jersey native watched her local Eagles win the first Super Bowl of their existence. Prior to the big game, when Fabbri’s Bobcats had...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac men’s soccer’s season ends in penalties in MAAC semifinals

    Somebody had to lose. The Quinnipiac men’s soccer team seemed to be hitting its stride. After an underwhelming start to the season where goals were a painful rarity, the Bobcats had rattled off five wins in six...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac men’s and women’s cross country take to the MAAC Championships

    In the Quinnipiac women’s cross country locker room, Bobcat blue and gold has given way to an overhaul of black and orange. The contrasting colors wash over the locker doors, separated by postings of inspirational quotes and...

    • Posted October 31, 2017
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  • It’s go time

    In the Quinnipiac women’s cross country locker room, Bobcat blue and gold has given way to an overhaul of black and orange. The contrasting colors wash over the locker doors, separated by postings of inspirational quotes and...

    • Posted October 27, 2017
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  • Setting the table for history

    Sam Pethokoukis of the Siena Saints sends a high-velocity serve over the net, looking for a hole in the Bobcats’ back line. Quinnipiac junior hitter Kat Miller quickly drops to her knees to settle the sinking line...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • Blue bloods

    Every Saturday afternoon in Hamden, a group of more than 40 Quinnipiac athletes prepare for their next contest. They have played alongside one another for years, to the point where they consider each other family. Many of...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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  • Why not both?

    Most athletes will tell you that the feel of turf is noticeably warmer than that of a grass field. It is a minor adjustment that the women’s soccer team had to make heading into the 2017 season,...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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  • Happy homecoming

    The Black Knights came to Hamden with revenge on their minds after a 65-8 rout at the hands of the Bobcats in last year’s semifinals. What they got was more punishment courtesy of the Bobcats and their...

    • Posted September 2, 2017
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  • Kei Ezaka sets Quinnipiac men’s tennis wins record

    What goes through a player’s mind when he or she just made school history? For Quinnipiac men’s tennis captain and senior Kei Ezaka, it’s more of an afterthought. Actually, it really wasn’t a thought at all. “I...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Column: Women’s basketball team could benefit from Cinderella effect

    The Bobcats’ magical run through the women’s NCAA Tournament came to an end on Saturday in Stockton, California. The Bobcats were one of the final 16 teams still standing before a physically-dominant South Carolina team beat them,...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Column: Another game, another hero

    Hundreds of Quinnipiac students and members of the local media packed the front steps of TD Bank Sports Center on Wednesday to send off the women’s basketball team to its first Sweet 16 appearance in program history....

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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