Field Hockey Hosts Sacred Heart On Tuesday, Oct. 13

Quinnipiac University Bobcats (2-9, 1-2 NEC) vs.
Sacred Heart University Pioneers (1-11, 0-2 NEC)
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009 - 3 p.m.
Quinnipiac Field Hockey & Lacrosse Turf Complex - Hamden, Conn.

Bobcats Host Sacred Heart
The Quinnipiac University field hockey team's Northeast Conference match-up against Sacred Heart University, originally schedule for Friday, Oct. 9 will be played on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. The game was moved by mutual agreement between both athletic departments. Quinnipiac enters the game at 2-9 overall and 1-2 in the Northeast Conference while Sacred Heart comes to Hamden with a record of 1-11 overall and 0-2 in the NEC.

Scouting Sacred Heart University
Sacred Heart is 1-11 overall and 0-2 in the Northeast Conference following a 4-0 loss to Monmouth on Oct. 11. The Pioneers' Dana Luhrs and Chelsea Carlson are tied for the team's point lead with three goals and two assists for eight points.

All-Time Against The Pioneers
Quinnipiac and Sacred Heart have met 19 times since their first game on Sept. 18, 1999 with Quinnipiac holding a slight 10-9 advantage. Quinnipiac won the first five meetings between the two teams and nine of the first 10 games. Sacred Heart has won seven straight and eight of the last nine meetings. The two teams have also met four times in the postseason, splitting the series 2-2. Quinnipiac is 4-2 in six games in Hamden and 3-5 on Sacred Heart's home field.

Bobcats "Play For The Cure" To Benefit Susan G. Komen Fund
Quinnipiac's game against Monmouth on Sunday, Oct. 18 will feature a benefit for the Susan G. Komen Fund. The annual "Play For The Cure" campaign, organized in conjunction with Longstreth is played in support of finding a cure for breast cancer. The team will be wearing pink warm-up shirts, pink socks, pink hair ties and pink "Play For The Cure" bracelets. A bake sale organized by the parents of the Quinnipiac field hockey players will operate throughout the day with all proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen fund.