March 18, 2013

Quinnipiac Women’s Basketball NEC Championship Title Trending

HAMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac Women's Basketball team has been featured by multiple media outlets across the state of Connecticut after the Bobcats were recently crowned 2013 Northeast Conference Champions on Sunday, March 17. The Bobcats beat the Red Flash of Saint Francis University, 72-33, which marked a new NEC tournament record for margin of victory that was previously set at 33. With the title, Quinnipiac has earned its first NCAA tournament berth in program history after going 30-2 on the season, including a perfect 21-0 record against NEC competition. 

Media Clippings Following Quinnipiac's 2013 NEC Tournament Title:

AP- Doug Fineburg

Hartford Courant - Mike Anthony
Hartford Courant – Jeff Jacobs
New Haven Register – Mary Albl
Connecticut Post – Bill Paxton
Altoona Mirror – Nate Foreman
Quinnipiac Chronicle – Joe Addonizio
QBSN- Kevin Noonan
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Quinnipiac displays an impressive resume for the NCAA women's basketball committee, joining the likes of five teams, No. 1 Baylor, No. 2 Notre Dame, No. 4 Stanford and No. 5 Duke, with 30 or more wins this season. The Championship Selection Show will take place on Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN. Prior to today's game, ESPN analyst Charlie Creme had Quinnipiac as a #13 seed in the West Region, matched up against the #4 seed Georgia in Newark, Del.

Quinnipiac fans should refer to the official website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, for NCAA Tournament updates as well as the latest news, scores and highlights. The 2012-13 Women's Basketball Schedule is also available for download at www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com for all mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads, as well as all desktop computers.

Contact: Tony Distasio; ardistasio@quinnipiac.edu