The Quinnipiac Chronicle

QU tennis teams fall against UConn

Andrew Spero

October 21, 2010

Quinnipiac’s women’s tennis team traveled to Storrs Wednesday and fell 5-2 to the UConn Huskies. The loss drops the Bobcats to 0-1 while the Huskies improve to 1-1. Quinnipiac sophomore Sarah Viebrock and freshman Juli...

Men’s tennis misses out on finals in home tourney [Slideshow]

Joe Pelletier

October 12, 2010

For the first time in the eight-year history of the Quinnipiac Invitational, men’s tennis didn’t win a singles or doubles draw on their home courts. And faced with sterling performances from UConn and Fairfield this weekend,...

Labarthe defeated in women’s tennis finals

Cassie Comeau

September 28, 2010

Freshman Juliet Labarthe moved on to the Flight C Singles final on Saturday at the West Point Eastern Tennis Invitational before losing to Amherst’s Gabby Devlin on Sunday. Devlin defeated Labarthe 7-5, 6-4. Friday’s competition...

UConn Invitational: Mikkelson, Kwei fall in finals

Daniel Brennan

September 28, 2010

The team of senior Brian Mikkelson and junior James Kwei took second place in Flight A doubles, losing in the championship match of the UConn Invitational, which took place Friday and Saturday. Sophomore Chris Nelson finished...

Labarthe highlights home tourney

Maxx McNall

September 21, 2010

Picturesque skies, a light breeze, plenty of sun, and just enough clouds made for a great weekend of tennis at the Quinnipiac Invitational. Eight schools from around the region flocked to Hamden for the three-day Quinnipiac...

Women’s tennis takes top two flights at Sacred Heart Invitational

Michael Desjardins

September 15, 2010

After a disappointing end to last year’s season, the women’s tennis team started off the season in strong fashion Saturday. The duos of Rachel Cantor and Adrienne Markison and Juliet Labarthe and Sarah Viebrock won the top...

Mikkelson, Kwei make Fairfield semis

Michael Desjardins

September 15, 2010

The men’s tennis team’s season started Saturday in Fairfield, Conn. at the Fairfield Doubles Festival. Two of the Bobcats’ duos reached the semifinals in their respective pools but fell short of moving on. Senior Brian...

Bobcats capture NEC crown

Michael Desjardins

April 22, 2010

Photos from championship match The Quinnipiac men's tennis team won the NEC Championship for the first time since 2006 on Sunday afternoon, coming from behind and beating cross-town rival Sacred Heart 4-3 at the Mercer Co...

Somber semifinal for women’s tennis

Michael Desjardins

April 21, 2010

Despite a dominating performance by Adrienne Markison in both singles and doubles competition, the No. 2 Long Island Blackbirds were too much to handle in the semifinal match of the NEC Tournament, as the Bobcats lost 4-1. After...

Men’s tennis rolls by BU, 5-2

Tim Pelrine

April 12, 2010

The Quinnipiac men’s tennis team picked up its seventh victory of the season as the Bobcats dispatched the Boston University Terriers 5-2. Senior John Hughes and freshman Andrew Weeden both had two victories on the afternoon. The...

Women’s tennis sweeps Holy Cross [Slideshow]

Maxx McNall

March 21, 2010

Photo credits: Amanda Shulman Quinnipiac women’s tennis backed an impressive performance against No. 37 Yale with a 7-0 sweep of Holy Cross on Saturday. “I think we did well yesterday,” Quinnipiac head coach Mike Quitko said. “We played an incredibly good team and I think we put it together and did what we had to do today.” The sun was shining as play began with a set of doubles matches in the early afternoon. The ...

Tennis teams come up aces

Lenny Neslin

February 18, 2009

With diving returns and serves over 100 mph, Quinnipiac men's and women's tennis swept the Hofstra Pride 7-0 in the Recreation Center on Feb. 14. On the men's doubles side, Quinnipiac sophomore Brian Mikkelson and freshman James...