ON CAMPUS A look at the area college sports scene

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Rusin leads Quinnipiac field hockey

Here is a look at Sunday's action involving area colleges:

Sophomore Jess Rusin scored twice to lead the Quinnipiac field hockey team to a 4-2 Northeast Conference win over St. Francis (Pa.) at Hamden Sunday.
Rusin is the first Bobcats player to reach the 10-goal mark in a season since 2006.
Amanda Danzinger and Megan McCreedy also scored for Quinnipiac (8-5, 2-0).
UConn 2, Virginia 1: Freshman Chloe Hunnable and midfielder Alicia Angelini lifted the Huskies to the victory with goals in the 57th and 68th minutes, respectively.
Yale 3, Northwestern 2: Senior Erin Carter scored the game-winner as the Bulldogs upset the Wildcats at Evanston, Ill.
Yale is now 5-6.
Quinnipiac 2, Robert Morris 1: At Hamden, Philip Suprise scored a goal and drew a penalty in the goalkeeper’s box in the 79th minute that led to the game-winning goal, as the Bobcats won their third straight Northeast Conference game
Cheshire’s Matthew Rothbart capitalized on the infraction and buried his first penalty kick opportunity of the season to lead Quinnipiac to a 5-4 overall record and a 3-0 NEC mark.
St. Francis (Pa.) 3, Quinnipiac 0: Despite a 16-12 shot advantage, the Bobcats lost this NEC contest at Hamden.
Quinnipiac is 3-6-1, 2-2.
Sacred Heart 3, Quinnipiac 0: Kimmee Roleder had 12 kills and nine digs for the host Pioneers in this NEC win at Fairfield.
Kayla Lawler had 13 assists for the Bobcats (2-17, 1-5).
Walter Camp honors
Oregon junior running back LaMichael James has been named the Walter Camp Football Foundation offensive player of the week.
James rushed for 239 yards on 30 carries and one score in a 43-15 victory over California.
It was James’ third consecutive 200-yard rushing effort.
Oklahoma senior defensive end Frank Alexander was honored on defense.
Alexander had six tackles, three sacks, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble in a 55-17 victory over Texas.


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