September 2, 2010

Field Hockey's Game Against Boston College On Friday, Sept. 3 Moved To 12 PM

Friday, September 3, 2010 - 12 p.m.

#9 Boston College at Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac Field Hockey & Lacrosse Turf Complex - Hamden, Conn.


Sunday, September 5, 2010 - 1 p.m.

Quinnipiac University at Yale University

Johnson Field - New Haven, Conn.

Home Opener
The Quinnipiac field hockey team's game against Boston College, originally scheduled for 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, has been moved to 12 p.m. in anticipation of heavy rain and strong winds as a result of Hurrican Earl. Quinnipiac enters the game at 1-0 following a 4-1 win against Lehigh on Sunday, Aug. 29. Boston College is 3-0. Live statistics and live audio will be available for the game and can be accessed at the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com.

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Next Up

The Bobcats will head to New Haven, Conn. on Sunday, Sept. 5 for a 1 p.m. tilt against Yale University. Yale plays their first game of the season on Friday, Sept. 3 when they host Sacred Heart at 7 p.m.


Game of Note

Kaitlyn Notarianni was named the Northeast Conference Player of the Week for Monday, Aug. 30 after leading Quinnipiac to a 4-1 win against Lehigh in the Bobcats only game of the week. Notarianni registered her first career hat trick, scoring three times in the Bobcats win.

Good Company

Notarianni's hat trick against Lehigh was the first at Quinnipiac since former Bobcat captain Ann Marie Mangano accomplished the feat 6-0 win against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Oct. 22, 2006.

Record Breaker

Notarianni's two goals in the second half of Sunday's season-opener came within 24 seconds of each other - the two fastest goals scored by one individual in Quinnipiac history.

Great Start

Junior Nicole Lewis got her first start in goal for her career, turning back seven-of-eight shots-on-goal for her first career victory.

Getting The Right Engel

Kristen Engelke scored her first goal of the season in the Bobcats' win against Lehigh. Engelke picked up where she left off last year after she scored in the last game of the season.

She's On The Board!!!

Freshman Jess Rusin tallied her first career point on an assist on Engelke's goal late in the Bobcats win against Lehigh.

Scouting The Boston College Eagles
Boston College enters Friday's game at 3-0 overall after a trio of shutout victories against Massachusetts (1-0), No. 17 Indiana (1-0) and Providence (5-0). All seven of Boston College's goals have been scored by a different player.

All-Time Against The Eagles
Quinnipiac is 0-6 all-time against Boston College, including four losses on the Eagles home turf. In six games, Boston College has outscored the Bobcats 23-1, with QU's only goal of the series coming on Aug. 31, 2007 in a 3-1 loss on the road.

All-Time Against The Bulldogs

Quinnipiac and Yale have met 10 times since their first meeting on Oct. 18, 2000. Yale has won nine of the 10 meetings with the Bobcats only win coming on Oct. 25, 2006 with a 2-1 victory in New Haven, Conn.