The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Decade of dedication

September 17, 2014

Building the brotherhood

Nick Solari

October 30, 2013

It was a cool, crisp autumn Sunday afternoon at Hamden Middle School. The sun was shining down on all who gathered, looking on in anticipation as New Blue Rugby took the field for the final time in 2013. While the sun was shining...

Quinnipiac downs first-place Army

Nick Solari

October 5, 2013

The days leading up to Saturday’s match against Army were full of doubt and uncertainty for the Quinnipiac women’s rugby team. The game had been cancelled on the morning of Oct. 3 due to the government shutdown, leaving ...

Quinnipiac women’s rugby falls to AIC

Ben Dias

September 21, 2013

Sometimes a home-field advantage doesn’t always pay dividends. That was the case for the Quinnipiac women’s rugby team, as it had its seven-game unbeaten streak at home snapped on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The B...

Learning from the book

Jon Alba

September 4, 2013

Becky Carlson sits in her office. A large portrait of Quinnipiac women’s rugby team celebrating its success last season hangs on the wall. A crystal figurine of a “No. 1” sits on her desk. And boxes of meticulously folded...

Women’s rugby vies for national title

Bryan Lipiner

April 23, 2013

If there is one motto that has circulated around the women’s rugby team since its inception, it’s the word “believe.” It has been etched into the players’ minds and written on their shirts. In fall 2012, the Bobcats...

Women’s rugby advances to National round of 16

Joe Addonizio

April 6, 2013

In the fall, the Quinnipiac women’s rugby team swept through its regular season schedule, dominating the conference in route to a regular season title as well as a Tri-State tournament championship. Today, the Bobcats picked...

Women’s rugby wins Tri-State Championship

Joe Addonizio

November 18, 2012

After winning the regular season title of the Tri-State Rugby Conference with a 9-0 record, the Quinnipiac women's rugby team took home the tournament championship with a 22-14 win over Albany this afternoon in Poughkeepsie, N.Y....

Women’s rugby looks for championship in second year

Gene Demaio

November 13, 2012

The Quinnipiac women’s rugby team has been dominant all season. In just the second year of the program, it’s outscored its opponents by 474 points, including a 130-0 win over Hofstra en route to a trip to the Tri-State Tournament...