All posts tagged "Becky Carlson"

  • Quinnipiac rugby claims third consecutive national title in championship win over Dartmouth

    Photos by Erin Kane “One, two, three: mission complete!” The Quinnipiac rugby team belted that appropriate chant after defeating the top-seeded Dartmouth Big Green, 29-20, at the Quinnipiac Rugby Field on Sunday afternoon to seal its third...

    • Posted November 19, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby moves on to NIRA Championship

    Things weren’t looking so good for the No. 2 Quinnipiac rugby team as it was trailing 26-14 after No. 3 Central Washington scored nearly halfway into the second half. But that would be the last time the...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby rolls past Norwich in NIRA quarterfinals

    The Quinnipiac rugby team began its pursuit of a third straight national title at the Quinnipiac Rugby Field on Saturday morning. In an opening playoff game on their home field, the Bobcats turned an NIRA quarterfinals matchup...

    • Posted November 11, 2017
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  • Great Scott!

    The sport of rugby is often thought of as an international game that is played in countries such as Australia, New Zealand and England, to name a few. Although to many, the aggressive and physical sport is...

    • Posted October 24, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby defeats Central Washington 29-24

    The Quinnipiac rugby team defeated the Central Washington Wildcats in its closest game of the year, 29-24. Junior Emily Roskopf led the team with two tries and senior Ilona Maher converted a try of her own, while...

    • Posted October 22, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby comes from behind to defeat Penn State

    Two dominant forces of collegiate women’s rugby clashed on Saturday as the Quinnipiac women’s rugby team defeated Penn State 36-27. Quinnipiac senior Rebecca Haight finished the match with three tries, notching 15 total points for the Bobcats....

    • Posted September 23, 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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  • Quinnipiac rugby wins second straight national championship

    Quinnipiac rugby won its second straight national championship on Sunday with a 46-24 victory over Central Washington in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) Championship game at the Anderson Rugby Complex in West Point, New York. “The...

    • Posted November 20, 2016
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  • Rugby looks to repeat as national champions with playoffs approaching

    A small white banner hangs on the wall of Quinnipiac rugby coach Becky Carlson’s office inside the Mount Carmel Campus Recreation Center. It is a National Championship banner from last season to celebrate the Bobcats bringing home...

    • Posted October 27, 2016
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  • ‘Lo’ and Behold

    It is a beautiful sunny afternoon on Quinnipiac campus, and junior transfer Ilona Maher, or “Lo” as her teammates call her, is in full rugby uniform, making her way out of the Recreation Center. There is no...

    • Posted September 22, 2016
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  • The title trail

    Quinnipiac’s women’s rugby team earned the school’s first national championship last season, going 11-2 on the year and defeating Army 24-19 in the National Collegiate Varsity Women’s Rugby Association (NCVWRA) Championship game. Although it is the team’s...

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • Women’s rugby edges Army 24-19 for Quinnipiac’s first National Championship

    The title drought in Hamden is finally over. For the first time in the school’s 86-year history, and the five years of the program, the Bobcats have a national champion, as the women’s rugby team edged Army...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • Rugby falls to Central Washington

    This Sunday, Quinnipiac women’s rugby played host to the Central Washington Wildcats. Following their 53-7 victory over Brown in their last outing, the Bobcats were looking to keep things going. Despite a valiant effort, fighting from behind...

    • Posted October 18, 2015
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  • Women’s rugby preps for inaugural tournament

    It took 12 grueling years, but NCAA Rugby will finally have a fall semester champion. The National Collegiate Varsity Women’s Rugby Association (NCVWRA) voted a national championship into existence, starting this fall. The five-person tournament committee will...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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