September 9, 2012

Field Hockey Travels To Vermont On Sunday, Sept. 9

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 - 12:00 PM
Quinnipiac University (2-2) at University of Vermont (0-4)
Moulton Winder Field - Burlington, Vt.

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Cat Fight
The Quinnipiac University field hockey will travel to Burlington, Vt. on Sunday, Sept. 9 to take on the University of Vermont in a non-conference match-up set for 12 p.m. at Moulton Winder Field. Quinnipiac is currently 2-2, while the Catamounts are 0-4 on the season.

Next Up For The Bobcats
Quinnipiac will travel to Philadelphia, Pa. to take on St. Joseph's on Friday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. The Bobcats return home to host Lafayette on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 12 p.m. at the Quinnipiac Field Hockey Turf Complex.

Scouting Vermont
Vermont is currently 0-4 on the season, in search of its first win of the 2012 season when the Bobcats head to Burlington on Sunday, Sept. 9. UVM opened the year with a 3-2 loss to James Madison, before also falling to Indiana, 3-0. Kent State edged the Catamounts, 4-2, on Aug. 28 before Brown overcame a 2-1 Vermont lead with a pair of goals in the final 11 minutes to win 3-2. Six different Catamount players have scored through the team's first four games. Alana Izzo leads UVM with four points on a goal and two assists. The senior midfielder had a goal and an assist in the Catamounts' loss to Kent State. In goal, Stephanie Zygmunt is 0-4 with a 5.34 goals-against average and a .776 save percentage.

All-Time Against Vermont
Quinnipiac and Vermont have met once, with the Bobcats' topping the Catamounts, 1-0, on Sept. 26, 2003 in Boston, Mass.

Quinnipiac Stat Category Vermont
2-2 Overall Record 0-4
1-1 Record at Home 0-0
1-1 Record on the Road 0-4
37 Penalty Corners 25
Jennalise Taylor (6) Points Alana Izzo (4)
Taylor, Jess Rusin (2) Goals Six tied (1)
Taylor, Lauren Zimniski (2) Assists Izzo (2)
Nicole Lewis (.800) Save Percentage Stephanie Zygmunt (.776)
Lewis (1.50) Goals Against Average Zygmunt (5.34)

Multimedia
Live video will be available for Sunday's match-up in Burlington. Bobcat fans can access the video by clicking on the appropriate links on the Field Hockey Schedule at the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.Quinnipiacbobcats.com.

Historic Start
Quinnipiac's 2-0 start to open the season marked the first time in the program's Division I history. 1997, before Quinnipiac elevated to the Division I ranks, was the only other year since the program's inception, that Quinnipiac opened the year at 2-0.

Trending
Quinnipiac is one of two teams - along with Saint Francis (Pa.) - to have two different players register a four-point game this season. Jennalise Taylor had a goal and two assists in the Bobcats' 3-1 win against Towson, while Jess Rusin had a pair of goals against Yale.

Multi-Goal Stuff
Rusin's showing against Yale was the ninth multiple-goal game by a Northeast Conference player this season. In addition, Rusin now has four multiple-goal games for her career, the most of any active player in the Bobcats' line-up.

Moving Up The Charts
Rusin now has 16 goals for her career, moving her ahead of Meredith Klein '05 and Mackenzie Liptak '11 (15 goals apiece) for 13th place all-time. Her five points for the season give her 36 for her career, moving her past Christine Grady '10 (34 career points) into a tie for 17th place all-time with Courtney Ryan, '03 and Lauren Riesbeck, '98.

Contact: Ken Sweeten (kfsweeten@quinnipiac.edu)