January 30, 2013

Women’s Basketball Ranked 13th in College Insider Mid-Major Poll

HAMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac women's basketball team was ranked 13th in the most recent College Insider Mid-Major Poll, announced on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by coaches on the committee. The Bobcats, 17-2 overall and 8-0 in the NEC, are off to their best start in program history.

On Saturday, the Bobcats defeated Fairleigh Dickinson, 66-39, at the TD Bank Sports Center. Junior Camryn Warner (Keene, N.H.) paced the Bobcats offense with a career-high 15 points, going 6-of-12 from the floor, grabbed 11 rebounds and had three blocks for her second career double-double. Jasmine Martin (Sicklerville, N.J.) and Felicia Barron (Springfield, Mass.) joined Warner in double-figures with 16 and 10 points, respectively, as Martin extended her streak with 10 points or more to 13 straight games. Barron added two steals and dished out a team-high five assists, while Brittany McQuain (Independence, Mo.) and Nikoline Ostergaard (Vedbaek, Denmark) each finished with seven points and six rebounds.

On Monday, Quinnipiac completed a home-weekend sweep with an 82-73 victory over CCSU at the Bank. Barron played a large role in the outcome, collecting a game-high 25 points for her fourth 20-point game of the season. Barron went 10-of-19 from the floor, grabbed three rebounds and dished out a pair of helpers. In addition to Barron, the Bobcats featured nine other players in the scoring column. Martin  chipped in with nine points, Ellen Cannon (West Chester, Pa.) added eight, and Lisa Lebak (Robbinsville, N.J.), McQuain and Ostergaard  all finished with seven points.

The College Insider Mid-Major poll featured Delaware in the top slot, taking 28 first place votes. Green Bay claimed second, the Bulldogs of Gonzaga garnered third, while Chattanooga and Princeton rounded out the top five. Other noteworthy teams include Hartford (Honorable Mention) who defeated the Bobcats on Dec. 16th, and James Madison (Honorable Mention), who the Bobcats defeated in their season-opener.

The Bobcats are back in action on Saturday afternoon at Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Spiro Sports Center.

 
Update: January 29th, 2013


    RECORD POINTS PREVIOUS  
1. Delaware (28) 15-3 770 1 Colonial
2. Green Bay (1) 16-2 720 2 Horizon
3. Gonzaga (1) 16-5 694 3 West Coast
4. Chattanooga 16-3 610 5 Southern
5. Princeton 10-5 605 8 Ivy
6. Toledo (1) 17-2 600 4 Mid-American
7. Creighton 15-4 556 6 Missouri Valley
8. Middle Tennessee 15-5 534 7 Sun Belt
9. BYU 13-6 477 11 West Coast
10. Marst 13-6 454 13 Metro Atlantic
11. Boston University 17-4 423 9 America East
12. Florida Gulf Coast 16-5 418 12 Atlantic Sun
13. Quinnipiac 17-2 417 10 Northeast
14. Albany 16-3 340 16 America East
15. Hampton 16-5 295 15 MEAC
16. Bowling Green 13-6 263 14 Mid-American
17. Pacific 16-3 207 17 Big West
18. Western Kentucky 15-5 181 19 Sun Belt
19. South Dakota State 15-6 165 18 Summit
20. Missouri State 10-9 162 21 Missouri Valley
21. Appalachian State 12-5 146 24 Southern
22. San Diego 13-7 136 25 West Coast
23. Drexel 13-5 134 NR Colonial
24. Harvard 10-6 103 22 Ivy
25. UALR 13-7 100 20 Sun Belt


OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES:  Central Michigan 99, Stetson 99, Hartford 79, Saint Mary's 67, James Madison 55, Youngstown State 40, Hofstra 36, Liberty 17, Army 14, Illinois State 12, Montana State 11, Akron 8, Idaho State 8, Campbell 3, Wichita State 3.

 

Fans interested in purchasing season tickets for the 2012-13 campaign can call the QU Ticket Office at 203-582-3905, visit the official website of Quinnipiac athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com or make a trip to the TD Bank Sports Center Ticket Office.

Quinnipiac fans should refer to the official website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, for any schedule changes as well as the latest news, scores and highlights. The 2012-13 Women's Basketball Schedule is also available for download at www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com for all mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads, as well as all desktop computers.

Contact: Bethany Buckholz; bethany.buckholz@quinnipiac.edu