All posts by Sam DaCosta

About Sam DaCosta

Staff Writer
Journalism Major
Twitter: @Sam_DaCosta_9
Class of 2019
  • Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey sweeps Vermont

    The weekend sweep came down to a faceoff for Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey on Saturday night. The Bobcats led Vermont 2-1. Twelve seconds remained in the game. Quinnipiac junior Anna Kilponen was just sent to the box...

    • Posted October 15, 2017
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  • Women’s ice hockey dips in ECAC, national rankings

    Quinnipiac women’s hockey started winter break at the No. 8 spot in the USCHO.com Division I women’s poll, but finished in the No. 10 spot, missing a few chances to better its standings in the ECAC. The...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • Outwork your stress

    You may have heard the phrase sound mind, sound body, but the expression can actually go the other way around. In fact, exercise can be a great way to destress, especially with exams right around the corner....

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Men’s ice hockey tops Harvard in ECAC title game rematch

    In a hard-fought battle between two of the top-10 teams in the country, No. 7/8 Quinnipiac defeated No. 10/10 Harvard by a score of 4-2 at High Point Solutions Arena on Saturday. “It’s a good, resilient win....

    • Posted November 12, 2016
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  • Women’s soccer defeats Canisius in MAAC Quarterfinals

    Quinnipiac women’s soccer won its first playoff home game in program history, defeating Canisius in the MAAC Quarterfinals with a score of 3-0 in Hamden on Saturday. Senior midfielder Kelly Caruso was grateful to have had home-field...

    • Posted October 29, 2016
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  • Men’s ice hockey takes 3-2 win over UMass despite power-play woes

    No. 6/7 Quinnipiac men’s hockey defeated the University of Massachusetts Minutemen 3-2 on Tuesday at High Point Solutions Arena in Hamden. While the win improves the Bobcats’ record to 4-2-1, head coach Rand Pecknold saw a few...

    • Posted October 25, 2016
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  • No. 3/3 Quinnipiac women’s hockey loses 4-1 to No. 6/7 Boston College

    No. 3/3 Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey fell to No. 6/7 Boston College by a score of 4-1 on Saturday at High Point Solutions Arena in Hamden. The game was the second of a home-and-home series between the...

    • Posted October 22, 2016
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  • Women’s volleyball picks up five set victory over Marist

    Quinnipiac women’s volleyball defeated Marist in five sets on Saturday at Burt Kahn Court to tie the Red Foxes for second in the MAAC standings. Marist came into the match riding a four-game win streak with a...

    • Posted October 15, 2016
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  • Women’s soccer celebrates senior day with 3-0 win over Canisius

    The women’s soccer team extended its win streak to four games, defeating the Canisius Golden Griffins 3-0 on Saturday’s Senior Day match. “Hopefully with the season that we’re capable of having, we’ll leave a strong legacy for...

    • Posted October 8, 2016
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  • Women’s ice hockey escapes Maine in season opener

    Quinnipiac women’s hockey started its regular season with a 5-4 win over the University of Maine Black Bears on Friday at High Point Solutions Arena in Hamden. The Bobcats found the twine early and often, scoring the...

    • Posted September 30, 2016
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  • Sound the horn

    Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey opened up its season with a 6-1 victory on Sunday against the Guelph Gryphons in an exhibition game at High Point Solutions Arena. “It felt good to get back out on the ice,”...

    • Posted September 29, 2016
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  • Field hockey loses 3-2 against UMass Lowell

    Quinnipiac field hockey lost a 3-2 game to UMass Lowell at the QU Field Hockey/Lacrosse Field on Sunday. Bobcats’ head coach Becca Main found it difficult to find a silver lining with the result, putting the team...

    • Posted August 28, 2016
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  • Men’s lacrosse finishes regular season with undefeated conference record

    The Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse team (9-3, 6-0 MAAC) celebrated Senior Day with a 10-3 victory over Manhattan (3-12, 1-4 MAAC) at the Quinnipiac Lacrosse Field on Saturday. With the win, the Bobcats finished an undefeated season in...

    • Posted April 30, 2016
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  • For sanity’s sake, pick up your trash

    I love the outdoors. Sleeping Giant State Park and the surrounding woods are a huge part of why I came to Quinnipiac University in the first place. I love fishing, hiking and just taking in the natural...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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