February 21, 2011
Women's Basketball Plays Bryant, Monday At 7 P.M.
University Bobcats (12-14, 9-6 NEC) vs.
Bryant University Bulldogs (8-18, 5-10 NEC)
Monday, February 21, 2011 - 7:00 p.m.
Athletic Center - Smithfield, R.I.
Quinnipiac Plays Final Away Game Of The Regular Season
University women's basketball team will play its final away game of
the regular season when it travels to Bryant on Monday, Feb. 21 at
7 p.m. at the Chase Athletic Center in Smithfield, R.I. The Bobcats
are coming off a 61-58 loss to Central Connecticut State Saturday,
while the Bulldogs fell to Sacred Heart, 74-54, in their most
recent outing. Quinnipiac is currently 12-14 and 9-6 in conference
play, while Bryant is at 8-18 and 5-10 in the NEC.
Live stats, audio and video of Monday's game will be
available by clicking on the appropriate links on the women's
basketball schedule at
www.quinnipiacbobcats.com. Fans can
listen to the game live with Bill Schweizer and Bob Tipson on
The Bulldogs' Danielle Douglas led with a team-high 17
points against Sacred Heart on Feb. 19. Despite the loss, Bryant
outrebounded the Pioneers by three boards, 38-35, pulling down 17
offensive rebounds in the game. With the loss, the Bulldogs dropped
to ninth in the NEC standings at 5-10, with Mount St. Mary's. The
Bulldogs lead the conference in rebounds, averaging 41.8 per game.
Bryant is also first in the NEC in offensive rebounds, averaging
16.27 per game and is second, averaging 9.58 steals per game.
Douglas, a sophomore guard, leads the Bulldogs with 11.1 points per
game, while classmate Meredith Soper is the team's top-rebounder,
averaging 7.3 boards per game. Douglas leads Bryant with a
team-high 59 steals and Soper has collected 68 assists on the
Against The Bulldogs
contest marks the 34th all-time meeting between
Quinnipiac and Bryant. The Bulldogs hold a 19-14 advantage in the
all-time series, but both teams are 2-2 in Division I play against
each other. Last year the Bulldogs swept both games against the
Bobcats. However, Quinnipiac defeated Bryant in the first of two
meetings this year.
On Jan. 17, the
Bobcats beat Bryant by 11 points, 85-74, in a NEC match-up at the
TD Bank Sports Center. Four Quinnipiac players posted double-digit
points, including Felicia
Barron, who scored a game-high 22 points. Courtney
Kaminski recorded 21 points, while Brittany
McQuain and Kari
Goodchild each added 13 points. In addition, McQuain put up a
team-high eight rebounds. Five Bulldogs compiled double-figures,
including Soper, who collected a double-double of 11 points and 10
rebounds. Bryants' Naan Ankoma-Mensa picked up a team-high 15
points. The Bobcats shot a season-high 69.2 percent (9-13) from
three-point territory as Quinnipiac Head Coach Tricia
Fabbri won her 150th NEC contest.
Last Time Out
Quinnipiac dropped to 9-6 in NEC play with a 61-58 loss at Central
Connecticut State on Saturday. The Bobcats' were able to come back
from a six-point deficit at the break, but couldn't stay ahead late
in the second stanza. The game saw a total of 15 lead changes and
the score was tied seven times. The Bobcats outrebounded the Blue
Devils, 49-37, and outshot them from the free-throw line,
For the first time this season, two Bobcats recorded a
double-double in the same game, against CCSU. Freshman Brittany
McQuain scored 13 points and pulled-down a career-high 16
boards, while Jacinda
Dunbar earned her first double-double of the year with 12
points and 10 rebounds. McQuain has compiled four double-doubles
this season, while Courtney
Kaminski has collected three this year.
McQuain leads the team with 6.6 rebounds per game. Her 16
boards against Central Connecticut State was the first time a
Bobcat posted 15 rebounds or more in a single game this year.
Barron scored her 300th season-point against the
Blue Devils, Saturday. She currently has compiled 306 points this
year. In addition, Barron has also collected a team-high 44
three-pointers this season.
Kaminski leads the Bobcats with 12.9 points per game, while Felicia
Barron average 11.8 points per game. Barron's compiled a
team-high 105 assists and 52 steals this year and Kaminski has
picked up 31 blocks. Brittany
McQuain leads Quinnipiac with 6.6. points per game.
Quinnipiac is second in the NEC, averaging 64.2 points per
game. The Bobcats are also third in the conference in rebounds and
assists, averaging 40.2 rebounds and 13.42 assists per game. Courtney
Kaminski is seventh in the NEC in points per game (12.9) and
16th in rebounds, with 6.4 per game. In addition, Brittany
McQuain is tied in 12th with 6.6 rebounds per game.
Barron is ranked fifth amongst conference players in assists,
averaging 4.12 per game.
What's Ahead In The NEC
The Bobcats close-out the regular season at home on
Saturday, Feb. 26 against Fairleigh Dickinson at 12 p.m. and
Monday, Feb. 28 against Monmouth at 7 p.m.