September 11, 2010

Field Hockey Hosts Colgate On Sunday, Sept. 12 At 1 PM

Guess Who's Back
The Bobcats return to Hamden to host Colgate University on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Quinnipiac Field Hockey and Lacrosse Turf Complex. Both teams are coming off defeats as Quinnipiac lost to Northeastern on Friday, 5-1, while Colgate lost to Yale, 6-0. The Bobcats are currently 1-3 through their first four games while the Raiders stand at 1-4.
Last Time Out
Kaitlyn Notarianni scored Quinnipiac's only goal in the Bobcats' 5-1 loss to Northeastern on Friday. Notarianni's goal came in the 60th minutes, stopping a string of four unanswered goals by the Huskies. She now has a career-high four goals through Quinnipiac's first four games.
Scouting Colgate
Colgate is currently 1-4 following a 6-0 loss to Yale on Friday. Colgate has lost four straight after a 5-0 season-opening win against NEC school Robert Morris. The Raiders have been held to two goals over their last four games. Offensively, the Raiders top scorer is Laura Denenga with three goals for six points. Halle Biggar is second with two goals while Kendall Zaharris leads the team with three assists.
All-Time Against Colgate
Quinnipiac is 2-0 all-time against Colgate, dating back to the two teams' first meeting on Oct. 23, 1999 when the Bobcats defeated the Raiders, 5-3, in Hamden. Quinnipiac took the second game of the two-year series on Oct. 21, 2000, 5-1, in Hamilton, N.Y.
Well, That Didn't Take Long
Freshman forward Amanda Danziger had a career game against Yale, tallying four points on a goal and two assists in just her third collegiate game. Danziger became the first Quinnipiac freshman to total four points in a game since 2005.
The Captains Lead
Senior captains Katie Van Nostrand and Tina Watkins had career games against Yale on Sunday. Van Nostrand scored two goals, both off of corners, while Watkins picked up two assists.
Double Zero
Amanda DeLouise (#00) got her first start in goal against Yale on Sunday, recording 10 saves over 63 minutes of play.
Good Company
Kaitlyn Notarianni's hat trick against Lehigh was the first at Quinnipiac since former Bobcat captain Ann Marie Mangano accomplished the feat 6-0 win against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Oct. 22, 2006.

Record Breaker
Notarianni's two goals in the second half of Sunday's season-opener came within 24 seconds of each other - the two fastest goals scored by one individual in Quinnipiac history.

Great Start
Junior Nicole Lewis got her first start in goal for her career against Lehigh, turning back seven-of-eight shots-on-goal for her first career victory.