BROOKLYN, N.Y. ? You can never really count out Tyler Nelson. And for that reason, you can never really count out the Fairfield University men's basketball team. With LIU Brooklyn making a late bid to steal the game away from the Stags, Nelson saw the shot clock ticking down and knew that he had to make a play. So the senior systematically cut to the basket and with the softest of touches, released the ball toward the basket and watched it roll over the front rim and into the net as the shot clock buzzer sounded.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico ? Colleen Young took home some hardware this week including her first ever gold medal as she competed in the 2017 Mexico City World Para Swimming Championships at the Francisco Marquez Olympic Swimming Pool. Young competed in five events winning a medal in three of them as competition began on December 2 and concluded this Thursday.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- With a conference championship and an NCAA tournament appearance tucked away, it seems only fitting that three of the student-athletes that helped the Fairfield University men's soccer team enjoy one of the program's most successful seasons be honored for their role in the Stags' run to the postseason.
Quinnipiac men?s basketball head coach Tom Moore has announced the hiring of Tony Newsom as an assistant coach heading into the 2015-16 season. Newsom comes to Quinnipiac after four seasons as the associate head coach at Fairfield University.
Former Quinnipiac University men?s basketball standout Ousmane Drame (Boston, Massachusetts) has inked his first professional contract over in Spain, as the 6-9 forward has signed a contract with FIATC Joventut, as announced on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by the franchise. The deal is a two-year contract.
Former Quinnipiac men's basketball standout Evan Conti (Bayside, N.Y.) will begin his professional playing career over in Israel, as the 6-4 guard has signed a contract with Hapoel Be'er Sheva, announced on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 by the franchise. Terms of the contract have not been disclosed.
Quinnipiac men's basketball legend Frank Vieira visited the University's TD Bank Sports Center on Monday, Aug. 3. The Bobcats' all-time leading scorer is Quinnipiac's 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Honor Roll selection.
Three members of the 2014-15 Quinnipiac men's basketball team have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. The NABC honored Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.), Justin Harris (Paterson, N.J.) and Emanuel Binyam (Rockville, Md.) ? a second straight selection for all three student-athletes.
It wasn?t the result it wanted, but Yale acquitted itself quite well in a difficult atmosphere Saturday. The Bulldogs held a potent St. Bonaventure offense to 39.7 percent shooting, but the Bonnies did just enough offensively to escape with a 75-67 victory before a raucous crowd of 3,913 at the Reilly Center.
Yale?s hectic first month is nearing completion. The Bulldogs have already travelled nearly 10,000 miles (9,911 to be exact) on the young season and will tack on another 380 when they head to Olean, New York, on Saturday to face St. Bonaventure. Tipoff at the Reilly Center is slated for 2 p.m. ESPNU has the television coverage with Eric Gallanty on the play-by-play and Malcolm Huckaby providing analysis.
Yale?s 86-77 victory over Lehigh on Wednesday featured a little bit of everything. The Bulldogs raced out to an early 31-12 lead, watched the Mountain Hawks storm back and go ahead by seven early in the second half and then executed near flawlessly down the stretch to earn perhaps their most impressive win of the season.
Yale and Lehigh played a memorable game last season, an 89-81 Bulldog victory in overtime at Lee Amphitheater. When the teams meet again on Wednesday, this time in Bethlehem, Pa., all indications are it should be another nail biter. Both teams have played challenging schedules and both are among the favorites in their leagues. Tipoff at Stabler Arena is slated for 7 p.m. The game is being televised on Stadium?s 24/7 stations and also will be streamed by the Patriot League Network.