February 20, 2013

Women’s Basketball Cracks Top-10 In College Insider Mid-Major Poll; Bobcats Ranked Ninth

HAMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac women's basketball team was ranked ninth in the most recent College Insider Mid-Major Poll, announced on Tuesday, February 20, 2013 by coaches on the committee.  The Bobcats are 22-2 overall and 13-0 in the NEC and currently contain the nation's sixth longest winning streak - which was extended to 14 games after their win on Monday.

The College Insider Mid-Major poll featured Delaware in the top slot, taking 27 first place votes. Green Bay claimed second, the Bulldogs of Gonzaga garnered third, while Toledo and Chattanooga rounded out the top five. Other noteworthy teams include No. 21 James Madison, who the Bobcats defeated in their season-opener, and mentions of Hartford, who defeated the Bobcats on Dec. 16th.

The Bobcats return to action on Wednesday night with a home contest against Monmouth University. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center.

 
Update: February 19th, 2013


    RECORD POINTS PREVIOUS  
1. Delaware (27) 22-3 771 1 Colonial
2. Green Bay (2) 21-2 742 2 Horizon
3. Gonzaga (2) 22-5 704 3 West Coast
4. Toledo 22-2 641 5 Mid-American
5. Chattanooga 22-3 628 4 Southern
6. Princeton 16-5 582 6 Ivy
7. Middle Tennessee 18-7 550 7 Sun Belt
8. Florida Gulf Coast 22-5 543 10 Atlantic Sun
9. Quinnipiac 22-2 489 11 Northeast
10. Marist 19-6 486 9 Metro Atlantic
11. Boston University 22-4 475 12 America East
12. Albany 21-3 432 13 America East
13. Hampton 20-5 348 15 MEAC
14. Creighton 18-6 268 8 Missouri Valley
15. BYU 18-7 248 17 West Coast
16. Central Michigan 15-9 323 22 Mid-American
17. Western Kentucky 18-7 229 19 Sun Belt
18. Wichita State 17-8 228 18 Missour Valley
19. Pacific 19-6 223 14 Big West
20. South Dakota State 20-7 219 15 Summit
21. James Madison 17-8 193 NR Colonial
22. Appalachian State 17-6 140 NR Southern
23. Saint Mary's 17-7 134 21 West Coast
24. Harvard 13-8 117 NR Ivy
25. Bowling Green 16-8 106 20 Mid-American


OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Drexel 81, Liberty 61, Stetson 42, San Diego 41, Montana State 24, UALR 23, Youngstown State 23, Hartford 21, Davidson 6, Montana 6, Cleveland State 4, Detroit 3, Navy 3, Hofstra 2, Eastern Illinois 1, Northern Colorado 1.

Fans interested in purchasing 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.