All posts tagged "quinnipiac rugby"

  • 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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  • Conor’s Column: Give the fall senior athletes more credit

    Although no one is graduating yet, many Quinnipiac class of 2018 athletes have celebrated the conclusion, or near-conclusion, of their collegiate careers. And while the fall athletes aren’t celebrated as much as the winter athletes on this...

    • Posted October 31, 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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  • 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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  • Bobcat bandwagon

    I was making another mundane drive down I-95 this week when a billboard caught my eye. I looked out and saw Carly Fabbri, Aryn McClure and the women’s basketball team bench cheering with a congratulatory message praising...

    • Posted March 29, 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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  • 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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  • Women’s rugby reaches new, national heights

    In the past six months, athletics has brought Quinnipiac’s name to the national spotlight. From Nov. 9, 2012 to Feb. 15, 2013, the men’s ice hockey team went 21 games in a row without being beaten, soaring...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • Women’s rugby continues to roll against Westchester

    It wasn’t the lopsided score that we’ve come to expect, but it was a win nonetheless. The Quinnipiac women’s rugby team continued their undefeated season by defeating the Westchester University Golden Rams on Saturday. The Bobcats won...

    • Posted October 20, 2012
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  • From a dream to a team

    Two years ago, the idea of Quinnipiac possessing an official women’s rugby team was an afterthought. After a U.S. District judge ruled the university must add two more women’s teams for not enforcing Title IX rules in...

    • Posted September 26, 2012
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