October 24, 2011

Furtuna Velaj To Be Featured On NBC Connecticut News Channel 30 Tonight At 6 p.m.

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HAMDEN, Conn. – Senior Furtuna Velaj (Stamford, Conn.) of the Quinnipiac University women’s soccer team will be featured on NBC Connecticut News Channel 30 tonight at 6 p.m. Furtuna sat down with NBC Sports Anchor, Kevin Nathan, and shared her story on coming over to the United States from Kosovo.

Velaj, now in her final season in a Bobcats’ uniform, leads the team with five goals and one assist for a total of 11 points. She has started in all 14 games for QU and ranks in the NEC's top 10 in goals scored and points per game.

The women’s soccer team is back in action on Friday, October 28th at Central Connecticut State University. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. under the lights of the CCSU Soccer Field in New Britain, Conn.

Contact: Lindsay Oliveri, lmoliveri@quinnipiac.edu