Field Hockey Travels To UMass Lowell On Tuesday, Sept. 17

Quinnipiac Bobcats (1-4-0) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (0-4-0)
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 • 6 PM
Location: Cushing Field Hockey Complex • Lowell, Mass.
All-Time Series vs. UMass Lowell: 1-0-0
Record at UMass Lowell: 0-0-0
Last Time QU Faced UMass Lowell: W, 2-1 (10/18/96; Hamden, Conn.)

Quinnipiac Heads To Lowell, Mass. 
The Quinnipiac field hockey team will travel to Lowell, Mass. to face the University of Massachusetts-Lowell in a non-conference match-up at Cushing Field Hockey Complex at 6 p.m. 

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When They Play Again
The Bobcats return home for a three-game homestand on Saturday, Sept. 21 against Vermont, Sunday, Sept. 22 against St. Joseph's and Thursday, Sept. 26 against Holy Cross. 

Scouting The UMass Lowell River Hawks
UMass Lowell hosts the Bobcats on Tuesday, Sept. 17 with a record of 0-4 on the season. The River Hawks, competing at the NCAA Division I level for the first time in 2013-14, were shutout in their first three games before being edged, 4-3, by Bryant. Lowell lost 3-0 to Northwestern and 6-0 to UMass on Sept. 2-3, respectively, before dropping a 3-0 decision to La Salle on Sept. 8. In their last time out, Eleonore Agneessens, Georgia Cowderoy and Jahna Driscoll scored for the River Hawks in a 4-3 loss to Bryant. 

All-Time Against UMass Lowell
Quinnipiac and UMass Lowell met once before - Oct. 18, 1996, when both teams were still members of the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 Conference. Quinnipiac won that game, 2-1, in Hamden, Conn. Tuesday's game will be the first meeting between the two teams in Lowell, Mass. and also at the NCAA Division I level. 

Kacie And The Sunshine Band
Junior Kacie McCreesh (Perkasie, Pa.) scored her second career goal on Friday, Sept. 13 in a 3-1 loss to Lafayette. McCreesh was set up on the play by Jess Rusin (Garwood, N.J.), who picked up her second assist of the season. 

The Quinnipiac University field hockey team has joined hands with the National Foundation for Cancer Research to participate in its fundraising campaign entitled Play4theCure, in which sports teams across the country are invited to participate by committing to donate proceeds from at least one game to NFCR. Quinnipiac University will be raising funds during their game against Yale University on Oct. 6, 2013 at 12:00 pm on the Quinnipiac University Field Hockey Turf Field in Hamden, CT. The Quinnipiac University Field Hockey Parent Association and team is selling raffle tickets for the "Chance Auction". The Chance Auction consists of baskets that will be full of various items donated by Quinnipiac University Athletic Department members and varsity teams as well as donations from the field hockey team and parents. Players on the Quinnipiac University team will be wearing pink warm-up shirts, pink shoe laces and will start the game with a pink ball in support of the cause. All proceeds made from the Chance Auction will be donated to NFCR. The team will also be collecting general donations.