All posts tagged "quinnipiac women’s rugby"

  • Quinnipiac women’s rugby holds on to 23-22 win

    The Quinnipiac Bobcats (1-1, 0-1 NIRA) clawed their way to victory over the Penn State Nittany Lions (0-1) Saturday, Sept. 7, by overcoming two deficits throughout the game, winning 23-22 on their home field. The Bobcats were able...

    • Posted September 7, 2019
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  • Quinnipiac women’s rugby falls to Harvard

    In the first home game of the season, the Quinnipiac women’s rugby team could not snap its losing streak against the Harvard Crimson, as the team lost its fourth consecutive game by a score of 57-10 Saturday...

    • Posted August 31, 2019
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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 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 breaks scoring record

    After starting the season with a perfect 6-0 record, the Quinnipiac women’s rugby team easily improved their spotless record to 7-0 over a winless Hofstra team on Sunday. The Bobcats put up a program record 57 points...

    • Posted October 14, 2012
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  • Rivals on the field, teammates off

    Quinnipiac head coach Becky Carlson and Eastern Illinois head coach Frank Graziano were rivals on Alumni Field Saturday afternoon, as they squared off in the second-ever Division I women’s rugby matchup. Off the field, the two are...

    • Posted October 19, 2011
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  • Quinnipiac women’s rugby falls in second-ever Division I matchup

    In the second-ever matchup between two Division I programs, Quinnipiac fell to Eastern Illinois, 33-5, Saturday at Alumni Field.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Women’s rugby win streak snapped by Vassar

    Women’s Rugby fell for MetNY foe, Vassar College, 38-5 on Saturday afternoon.

    • Posted October 8, 2011
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  • Vassar College 38, Quinnipiac 5

    Women’s rugby fell to MetNY foe, Vassar College, 38-5 on Saturday afternoon. The loss snaps a two game win streak for the Bobcats. Quinnipiac (2-3-0, 2-2-0 MetNY) gave up an average of 6 per game during that...

    • Posted October 8, 2011
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  • A game for hooligans

    As a person who spent a few months in Wales, doing research on Welsh nationalism and the historiography of rugby in Wales, this Sunday was an exciting day for me. It was the first ever home game...

    • Posted October 5, 2011
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  • Quinnipiac wins first-ever home game, 23-7

    “Let’s go Bobcats!” could be heard throughout the Quinnipiac campus on Sunday afternoon. Not for a volleyball game. Not even for a field hockey contest. Rather, a new fall sport at Quinnipiac. Instead, fans wearing “inaugural game”...

    • Posted October 2, 2011
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  • Rugby coach faces alma mater in historic game

    Walking onto Lakeside Field in Charleston, Ill. on Sunday was a surreal feeling for Becky Carlson. It wasn’t the fact she was coaching against her alma mater, Eastern Illinois University. It was that she made history to...

    • Posted September 21, 2011
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  • Rugby players and coach hope for bright season

    The Quinnipiac women’s rugby team stepped onto the field for the first time as a Division I varsity sport on Sunday. And despite a 51-0 loss to Rutgers University, history was made as the Bobcats opened a...

    • Posted September 14, 2011
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  • Carlson preps for full contact [Video]

    Quinnipiac’s first official tackle will be tallied in a women’s rugby game, the only full contact sport for women in existence.

    • Posted November 17, 2010
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