No. 2 Quinnipiac Acrobatics and Tumbling Moves Onto NCATA Championship Match Against No. 1 Oregon Saturday, April 27

Saturday, April 27, 2013
NCATA Championship - No.2 Quinnipiac vs. No.1 Oregon 
TD Bank Sports Center – Hamden, Conn. - 12 p.m.

The 2013 NCATA Championship
The Quinnipiac University acrobatic & tumbling team will host the 2013 NCATA National Championship on Saturday, April 27th on York Hill Campus in Hamden, Conn. The Bobcats will face the Ducks of Oregon in the Championship round of the NCATA tournament. The competition will begin at noon at the TD Bank Sports Center.

About Oregon
The Oregon Ducks are coming off a perfect regular season in 2013 after finishing the season, 6-0, against NCATA opponents. The No. 1 Ducks, in the NCATA Semifinals, faced No. 5 Fairmont State on Friday evening at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn. Oregon outlasted Fairmont State, 280.225-265.475, sweeping them in all events , to advance onto the National Championship round on Saturday.

This Season Against the Ducks
This will be the second meeting between these two programs this year. The Bobcats hosted the Ducks back in March where they suffered their second loss of the season, 273.475-260.215. The Bobcats would come away with the Pyramid event; however it wasn't enough for them to pull off the win. 

The Ticket In
The Bobcats defeated Azusa Pacific, 275.03- 269.945, at the TD Bank Sports Center on April 26, to advance onto the Championship round.  The Bobcats took five out of the six events of the meet (Compulsory, Acro, Pyramid, Tumble and Team).

 

 No. 2 Quinnipiac

No 3. Azusa Pacific

Compulsory

Total:     37.45

Total:     37.2

Acro

Total:     27.12

Overall:  64.57

Total:     27.0

Overall:  64.2

Pyramid

Total:     28.95

Overall:  97.15

Total:     27.15

Overall:  91.35

Toss

Total:     28.30

Overall:  121.82

Total:     28.35

Overall:  119.7

Tumble

Total:     55.8

Overall:   177.62

Total:     54.43

Overall:   174.125

Team

Total:     97.41

Total:      95.82

Total

Total:    275.03

Total:     269.945

 

 Directions to the TD Bank Sports Center

From I-91
Take exit 10 (Route 40 connector) to Route 10 North (Whitney Avenue). Go for ¾ mile and make a left onto Sherman Avenue. The sports center is approx. ¼ mile on the right, across from a hiking/bike trail and its parking lot.

From Rte. 15 (Merritt Parkway) CARS ONLY
Take exit 61, Route 10 North (Whitney Avenue). Go for 2.7miles and turn left onto Sherman Avenue. The sports center is approx. ¼ mile on the right across from a hiking/bike trail and its parking lot.