The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Hokies bounce Bobcats out of NIT

Lenny Neslin

March 17, 2010

Quinnipiac men’s basketball head coach Tom Moore hoped he’d catch a flat Virginia Tech team tonight in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament, but the top-seeded Hokies took care of business with an 81-61 victory...

Bobcats miss out on March Madness [Slideshow]

Lenny Neslin

March 11, 2010

Photo credits: Amanda Shulman When Quinnipiac senior guard James Feldeine came around Jonathan Cruz’s screen near the high post and received a pass from point guard James Johnson with 10 seconds left and his team down by two, he held his and the Bobcats’ dreams of making the big dance in his hands. “Every time it leaves my hand, I’m saying to myself, ‘It’s going in,’ ” said Feldeine, who made the same shot on th...

Bobcats advance to quarters, send Dartmouth packing

Lenny Neslin

March 8, 2010

Eric Lampe’s breakaway goal late in the first period broke Dartmouth’s trend of scoring first in the series and eventually forced goalie James Mello out of the game, switching the momentum in Quinnipiac’s favor. “To...

Dartmouth forces third game with 6-3 win

Lenny Neslin

March 7, 2010

A three-goal, 18-shot attack in the second period powered the Dartmouth Big Green to a 6-3 win over the Quinnipiac Bobcats in Game 2 of the ECAC Hockey first-round series at the TD Bank Sports Center last night. “I give Dartmouth...

Men’s ice hockey takes series opener against Dartmouth

Lenny Neslin

March 6, 2010

Playoff hockey is all about hot goaltending and staying out of the penalty box. Last night at the TD Bank Sports Center, Quinnipiac had the hot goalie and bit the Dartmouth Big Green when they were in the box. Quinnipiac took...

Men’s basketball cleans up NEC awards

Lenny Neslin

March 2, 2010

For Quinnipiac's men's basketball team, the year just keeps getting better. This morning, the Northeast Conference announced Tom Moore as Coach of the Year, junior forward Justin Rutty as Player of the Year, and both Rutty and...

Women’s ice hockey secures home ice in 8-1 rout of Brown [Slideshow]

Lenny Neslin

February 20, 2010

Photo credits: Caiti Kaminski With home ice for the playoffs on the line and facing a confident Brown team, the Quinnipiac women’s ice hockey team knew they had to get their offense in sync early. On Quinnipiac’s first possession, senior forward Kallie Flor carried the puck up ice, passed it to fellow senior forward Janine Duffy, then got the puck back from her and banked it off the goal’s left pipe and into the net. ...

St. Francis (Pa.) downs women’s hoops, 78-54

Lenny Neslin

February 19, 2010

The Quinnipiac women’s basketball team needed a win against St. Francis (Pa.) Thursday night to get back into playoff contention. Instead, the Red Flash shot 50 percent from the floor and beat the Bobcats 78-54 at DeGol Arena...

Right on time: After 25 years with ESPN, Dennis Deninger landed in Hamden

Lenny Neslin

February 17, 2010

On the set of Q30’s “Sports Paws” in the Ed McMahon Center at Quinnipiac University, students involved in the show will often hear their director complaining about not receiving a script with ample time to prepare for a...

James Johnson steps up in win over LIU [Slideshow]

Lenny Neslin

February 14, 2010

Photo credits: Andrew Vazzano The Quinnipiac men’s basketball team’s 80-72 win over Long Island on Saturday kept the Bobcats undefeated at the TD Bank Sports Center this season and still just one game behind Northeast Conference leader Robert Morris. The win also gave Quinnipiac a bid to the NEC Tournament for the fifth straight year. Sophomore guard James Johnson led the Bobcats with a career-high 23 points on Senior Day, ...

Quinnipiac athletics lending a hand in Haiti relief

Lenny Neslin

January 25, 2010

Quinnipiac athletics joined in the world’s effort in helping Haiti recover from the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake by raising $1,734 from the Hamden community at the men’s and women’s basketball games over the weekend. “I...

Six-game skid leaves Bobcats unranked

Lenny Neslin

January 20, 2010

To view a slideshow from Saturday's game, click here. Once ranked as high as fourth in the nation, the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team slipped out of the top 20 after suffering through six straight losses over winter bre...