November 19, 2010
Women's Basketball Plays St. Bonaventure On Sunday At 1 PM
University Bobcats (0-2) vs.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (1-2)
Sunday, Nov. 12, 2010 - 1:00 p.m.
Reilly Center - St. Bonaventure N.Y.
Bobcats Play Game No. 3
The Quinnipiac University women's basketball team will
play in a non-conference contest against St. Bonaventure on Sunday,
Nov. 21. The game will be held at the Reilly Center in St.
Bonaventure, N.Y. and is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. The
Bobcats are currently 0-2 on the season, while the Bonnies will
enter the game with a 1-2 overall record.
Live video, audio and stats of the game between Quinnipiac
and St. Bonaventure will be available by clicking on the
appropriate links on the women's basketball schedule at
www.quinnipiacbobcats.com. Fans can
listen to Sunday's game on WQUN 1220-AM with Bob Mortali.
St. Bonaventure enters Sunday's game after losing two
games on the road. The Bonnies won their first contest of the
season against Binghamton, 62-59, at home on Nov. 12. The team
traveled to Indiana on Nov. 15 where it lost 50-44. On Nov. 17, the
Bonnies fell to Morgan State, 74-65. Overall, St Bonaventure has a
.386 field goal percentage and is .774 from the free throw line.
The team averages 33 rebounds per game, while it has recorded 4.7
steals per game. Megan Van Tatenhove leads the Bonnies with 17.7
points per game and a .917 free throw percentage, as she's made 11
out of 12 from the line this season. The junior forward has also
pulled down a team-high 7.3 rebounds per game. CeCe Dixon enters
the game averaging four steals per game and leads the Bonnies with
10 assists on the season. Jessica Jenkins is .370 from behind the
arc, as she's made 10 three-pointers this season. St. Bonaventure
was picked to finish eighth in the Atlantic 10 Conference Preseason
Against The Bonnies
Quinnipiac holds an
all-time record of 0-1 with St. Bonaventure. In its only meeting,
the Bobcats lost, 77-67, in a contest held at the TD Bank Sports
Center in Hamden, Conn. on Dec. 2, 2009. The Bobcats were .386 from
the floor, while the Bonnies held a .500 field goal percentage in
the game. Both teams were above .700 from behind the line. Despite
the loss, Quinnipiac was able to score 21 points off turnovers and
had 24 of its points off the bench. The lead changed twice in the
match, as Quinnipiac had its biggest lead by three points. Courtney
Kaminski (Dudley, Mass.) led Quinnipiac with 18 points in its
last outing with St. Bonaventure, while Felicia
Barron (Springfield, Mass.) compiled 13 points and six assists
in match-up. Jacinda
Dunbar (Edison, N.J) recorded a team-high seven rebounds in the
Holy Cross At
The Bobcats lost, 72-60, in its home-opener against Holy
Cross on Wednesday, Nov. 17. at the TD Bank Sports Center. The team
recorded a 66.7 free throw percentage and was .329 from the floor
in the defeat. In the first twenty minutes of play, the score was
tied four times, while the lead changed three times. Despite the
loss, the Bobcats were able to hold the Crusaders to only a
two-point lead in the first half.
Scores 1,000th Point
Senior center Courtney
Kaminski (Dudley, Mass.) became the 17th Quinnipiac
women's basketball player to score 1,000 points, as she scored 10
points in Wednesday's game against Holy Cross. The senior also made
five rebounds in the contest, after missing the Bobcats' first game
of the season.
Barron (Springfield, Mass.) led the Bobcats with 14 points
against Holy Cross. The guard also recorded a team-high four
assists and two steals in the game. Barron currently leads the team
with an average of eight points per game.
Junior guard Kari
Goodchild (Van Horne, Iowa) pulled down a team-high seven
assists on Wednesday evening. Goodchild also scored six points and
had one assist in the game.
Dunbar (Edison, N.J) led Quinnipiac with two blocks versus Holy
Cross. The junior forward also recorded 11 points and six rebounds
in the game.
Makes It Happen
Mann (Rutherford, N.J.) was the only player to make every field
goal attempt (6) in Wednesday's game. The junior forward scored 12
points, tallied one assist and pulled down four rebounds
The Bobcats lost, 65-48, in their season-opener on Friday,
Nov. 12 at Fairfield University. Overall Quinnipiac was .455 from
the free throw line and had a .340 field goal percentage in the
Quinnipiac was led by freshman forward Brittany
McQuain (Independence, Mo.) and junior transfer Kari
Goodchild (Van Horne, Iowa) in Friday's game at Fairfield. Both
Quinnipiac newcomers scored nine points in the non-conference
match-up, while McQuain also recorded a team-high seven rebounds.
Freshman guard Brittany
Hill (Mechanicsville, Va.) started in her first collegiate game
against Fairfield. In her first appearance with the Bobcats she
went 2-5 on the floor, scoring six points and tallying two assists
on the game. Hill also pulled down three rebounds.
selected to finish sixth out of 12 teams in the Northeast
Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Bobcats finished the
2009-10 season in eighth place in the NEC standings with a 7-11
record in conference play and a 12-18 overall record. Senior center
Kaminski (Dudley, Mass.) was selected to the Preseason All-NEC
team. 2010 NEC Tournament finalist Long Island was the Preseason
favorite, clinching the first place choice with six first-place
The 2009-10 season concluded on Sat. March, 6, in the
first round of the NEC tournament. Quinnipiac lost, 70-63, against
the second-seeded Long Island, ending the Bobcats' season with a
12-18 mark. The Bobcats posted a .381 field goal percentage, while
their opponents put up a .361 percentage last season. Quinnipiac
recorded 41.4 rebounds per game, 1.4 higher than its
Ahead For The Bobcats
After Sunday's game
at St. Bonaventure, the Bobcats will travel to Nashville, Tenn. to
take part in the Vanderbilt Tournament over the Thanksgiving
Holiday. Quinnipiac will play two games in the tournament, its
first on Nov. 26 against Vanderbilt and another on Nov. 28. The
Bobcats will then play three-straight home games come December,
against Vermont on Dec. 1, Wagner on Dec. 4 and Army on Dec. 11.
Quinnipiac will travel to Yale on December 20 and New Hampshire on
Dec. 22. Quinnipiac will play two contests in the St. Joseph's
Tournament on Dec. 28 and 29 before conference play takes off on
Jan. 4 against Mount St. Mary's.