February 6, 2011
Women's Basketball Plays St. Francis (N.Y.) On The Road, Monday At 7 P.M.
University Bobcats (10-12, 7-4 NEC) at
St. Francis (N.Y.) College Terriers (2-20, 0-11 NEC)
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 7 p.m.
Aquilone Court - Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
Bobcats Back In New York
University women's basketball team will play St. Francis (N.Y.) in
a Northeast Conference contest on Monday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the
Peter Aquilone Court in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. The Bobcats are
coming off a 70-58 loss at Long Island Saturday, while the Terriers
fell to Sacred Heart, 74-45, in their most recent outing.
Quinnipiac is currently tied with Monmouth for fourth place in the
NEC at 7-4, while St. Francis (N.Y.) is in 12th place at
0-11 in conference play.
Live stats, audio and video of Monday's game will be available by
clicking on the appropriate links on the women's basketball
www.quinnipiacbobcats.com. Fans can
listen to the game live with Bill Schweizer and Bob Tipson on
AM-1220 WQUN. The NEC women's basketball webcast will stream the
game live on www.northeastconference.tv.
The Terriers (2-20,
0-11 NEC) enter Monday's game after losing to Sacred Heart, 74-45,
on Saturday, Feb. 5. St. Francis (N.Y.) was led by Autumn Lau, who
posted a team-high 17 points and six rebounds in the defeat. In
addition, the Terriers' Amber Lau and Kayla Williams each scored
eight points. Autumn Lau leads St. Francis (N.Y.) with 12.2 points
and 5.5 rebounds per game. Jasmine Robinson averages 7.1 points per
game, while Amber Lau averages 6.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per
game. Kiley Grabbe leads the Terriers with 13 blocks on the season,
while Robinson has compiled a team-high 27 steals this year.
Overall, St. Francis (N.Y.) averages 47.3 points and 31.6 rebounds
All-Time Against The Terriers
night's game marks the 22nd meeting between Quinnipiac
and St. Francis (N.Y.). The Bobcats lead the all-time series, 15-6,
and won their last outing against the Terriers, 72-55, last season.
Kaminski led Quinnipiac with 17 points in the win, while Lailah
Pratt and Jacinda
Dunbar added 10 and 12 points, respectively.
Quinnipiac dropped to 7-4 in
conference play, as it lost to Long Island, 70-58, on Saturday. The
Bobcats were led by Brittany
McQuain who recorded her third career double-double, collecting
a career-high 14 points and an additional 10 rebounds. Kari
Goodchild pulled down a career and team-high 12 rebounds in the
match-up. Despite only a two-point deficit, 26-24, at the break,
the Bobcats were unable to come back in the second half.
The Bobcats are currently led by Courtney
Kaminski, who averages 5.8 rebounds and a team-high 12.9 points
per game. Quinnipiac's Brittany
McQuain is the team's top-rebounder, averaging 6.2 per game. In
addition, McQuain has collected a team-high 18 blocks this year. Felicia
Barron averages 12.3 points per game and leads the Bobcats with
97 assists and 42 steals. Barron continues to lead Quinnipiac from
three-point range, as she's compiled 41 three-pointers on the
Noise In The NEC
The Bobcats are
second in the conference in scoring offense, averaging 65.2 points
per game. Quinnipiac is also in the top-five of the NEC in assists
and steals, averaging 14.1 and 8.6 per game, respectively.
Two Bobcats rank in the top-10 of the NEC in scoring.
Kaminski is ranked seventh, averaging 12.9 points per game,
Barron is in ninth, averaging 12.3 points per game. Brittany
McQuain is currently 15th in the conference in
rebounding, averaging 6.2 rebounds per game, and 11th in
blocked shots (0.82/game) with 18 on the year. In addition, Barron
leads the NEC in assist-to-turnover ratio and is third in the NEC,
averaging 4.41 assists per game.
Barron From Behind The Arc
Barron has finished at least one three-point attempt in 18
games this season. With 41 three-pointers on the year, Barron also
is ranked fifth in the NEC in three-point field goals made.
Saint Francis (Pa.)
Quinnipiac lost to Saint Francis (Pa.), 77-64 on Jan. 31.
Despite the defeat, the Bobcats outrebounded the Red Flash, 43-39.
Goodchild scored a career-high 20 points and added a team-high
seven rebounds, while Courtney
Kaminski picked up 13 points. Felicia
Dunbar and Brittany
McQuain each recorded nine points in the game.
The Bobcats lost to Robert Morris, 75-67, on Jan. 29 at
home. Four Bobcats compiled double figures in the contest,
McQuain and Jacinda
Dunbar, who pulled down 12 and 10 rebounds, respectively. Kari
Goodchild scored a team-high 16 points, while Courtney
Kaminski picked up 14 points. Overall, the Bobcats collected 22
assists and outrebounded Robert Morris, 49-45. Quinnipiac also
scored 16 second-chance points off of 17 offensive rebounds. The
Bobcats' bench added 15 points in the game.Assisting The
The Bobcats have posted 20 or more assists in five games
this season, recording a season-high 22 assists in the loss against
Swept Off Their Feet
The Bobcats swept the NEC's weekly awards for the week of Jan. 25,
Barron was named Choice Hotels NEC Player of the Week and Brittany
McQuain was selected as the Choice Hotels NEC Rookie of the
Week, each for the first time this season. Courtney
Kaminski was also honored by the NEC as Player of the Week for
the week of Jan. 18, after scoring a career-high 32 points versus
A Strong Start
Prior to the Bobcats' most recent losses, they held a 7-1 NEC
record, placing them at the top of the conference. The last time
Quinnipiac had a 7-1 start in NEC play was during the 2007-2008
A Win At Wagner
On Jan. 24, the Bobcats beat Wagner, for the second time this
season. In the 77-62 win, Quinnipiac outrebounded Wagner, 38-33.
The Bobcats scored 24-of-31 buckets from the free-throw line, while
the Seahawks only scored 16 free throws in the match. Quinnipiac
posted 14 second-chance points and scored 22 points off of Wagner's
She Shoots... She Scores
The Bobcats had five different players score above 10 points
against Wagner on Monday night. Quinnipiac's Felicia
Barron was the team's top scorer with 22 points, while Jacinda
Dunbar added 16 points in the game. Kari
Kaminski and Brittany
McQuain each scored 11 points in the contest. McQuain also
pulled down 11 rebounds, collecting her second career double-double
Magic At the
Quinnipiac won its third straight NEC contest against
Mount St. Mary's, 74-60, on Jan. 22. The Bobcats led for the entire
game, for their second time this season. Quinnipiac held a 43-21
advantage at the end of the first half and increased its lead to as
many as 28 points with only 15 minutes remaining in the game. Felicia
Barron (25), Brittany
McQuain (12) and Jacinda
Dunbar (11) each scored in double-figures. Freshman Brittany
Hill recorded a career-high eight points and five rebounds
against the Mountaineers.
For the first time this season, the Bobcats shot 50
percent from the floor, scoring 27-of-50 baskets against the Mount.
The last time Quinnipiac held a field-goal percentage of 50 percent
was against Central Michigan on Dec. 29, 2009.
After scoring 22 points against Bryant, Felicia
Barron broke her career record again, as she scored a game-high
25 points against Mount St. Mary's. Barron has posted
double-figures in 12 games this season. In addition, the sophomore
sank six-of-seven three-point attempts against the Mount. Mandy
Pennewell is the last Quinnipiac player to score six or more
three-pointers in a single game, six at Central Connecticut on Jan.
Quinnipiac beat Bryant, 85-74, on Jan. 17. The Bobcats led
for the entire game and held their biggest lead, a 20-point
advantage, 46-26, towards the end of the first half. The team had
two 20-plus scorers, for the first time this year. Felicia
Barron and Courtney
Kaminski posted 22 points and 21 points, respectively. In
McQuain compiled 13 points and eight rebounds, while Kari
Goodchild put up 13 points.
In the Bryant match-up, the Bobcats shot a season-high
69.2 percent from behind the arc, as they finished 9-of-13
three-pointers The last time Quinnipiac made 8 or more
three-pointers in a single game, was at Robert Morris on Feb. 20,
Fabbri Earns 150th Conference Win
Head Coach Tricia
Fabbri won her 150th career conference win against
Versus Blue Devils
The Bobcats beat in-state rival Central Connecticut State,
76-75, on Jan. 15. Sophomore Felicia
Barron's three-pointer at the buzzer gave Quinnipiac its
one-point lead in the victory. Overall, the Bobcats outshot the
Blue Devils from both the field and the line. Quinnipiac scored 17
second-chance points off of 14 offensive rebounds in the contest.
Three Bobcats put up double-figures, including Courtney
Kaminski (32), Brittany
McQuain (12), and Felicia
Kaminski scored a career-high 32 points and pulled-down eight
rebounds in Saturday's game. The last Quinnipiac woman's basketball
player to score above 30 points was Erin Kerner, with 32 points,
against St. Francis (Pa.) on Jan. 10, 2009.
Barron Beats The Buzzer
Barron made an impact in the Bobcats' fifth home win of the
season. Besides scoring the game-winning basket, she also compiled
11 points and a career-high nine rebounds.
In each of the Bobcats' 10 wins this season, the team has
outscored their opponent from the free-throw line. The Bobcats
recorded a season-high 28 free-throws at Monmouth on Jan. 7.
Kaminski currently has compiled 1,228 career-points, placing
her as the 13th all-time career-scorer at Quinnipiac.
Kaminski became the 17th Quinnipiac women's basketball player to
score 1,000 points, as she scored 10 points in Quinnipiac's
home-opener against Holy Cross this season.
Kaminski has picked up two double-doubles, while Brittany
McQuain has earned three this season. Kaminski posted 10
points and 10 rebounds against FDU and recorded 14 points and 11
rebounds in the Bobcats second outing against UNH. In the Bobcats
most recent outing at LIU, McQuain collected 14 points and 10
rebounds. She also put up 11 points and 11 rebounds against Wagner
and compiled 10 points and 10 rebounds against USC on Nov. 28.
Making A Comeback
Since posting a -25.0 scoring margin for the month of November,
Quinnipiac has since narrowed the gap to -4.5 points.
In The NEC
The Bobcats will host Sacred Heart on Saturday, Feb. 5 at
1 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center.