All posts tagged "Ilona Maher"

  • Bobcats Around the World: ‘Footy’ phenom

    When considering your options for college, most students take their time, spending months scouting out schools and being tedious on where they want to spend their next four years. It couldn’t have been more of the opposite...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • 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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  • Quinnipiac rugby routs American International on Senior Day

    Quinnipiac rugby played its last regular season game against the American International College on Saturday afternoon. The occasion was fitting as it was Senior Day for eight Bobcats. The Bobcats celebrated the day by scoring a season-high...

    • Posted October 28, 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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  • Fall Sports Awards

    Now that all Quinnipiac fall athletic seasons have come to an end, it’s time to recognize some of Quinnipiac’s most outstanding coaches and players. Sam DaCosta, Justin Cait and Max Molski give you their choices for the...

    • Posted December 17, 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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