Category Archives: Quinnipiac Baseball

Swing and a drive… Follow all the action as the Quinnipiac baseball team takes to the field to try and get back to the NEC Tournament.

Athlete of the Week: Bryn Doyle

By Tyler Chaput

This week’s WQAQ Athlete of the Week, and final Athlete of the Week for the Spring 2009 semester is Manchester, N.H.’s Bryn Doyle of the Quinnipiac baseball team.

In a 13-10 loss to Boston College on Tuesday, Doyle managed to extend his season-high and team-high hitting streak to 12 games.

Doyle scored three runs while driving in two more in the loss.

In his senior year, Doyle has played in 37 of the 39 games while starting in all 37. Despite the Bobcats’ 13-26 overall record, Doyle has been a consistent leader for Quinnipiac, as he leads the team in hits with 44.

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Three games on sports stream today

By Andrew Fletcher

At noon, Justin Cohen will broadcast softball’s doubleheader against Bryant on our softball sports stream.

At 1 p.m., Andrew Gau, Jeremy Schilling and Aaron Tanguay will call women’s lacrosse against Mount St. Mary’s on our lacrosse sports stream.

Also at 1 p.m., Mike Radomski will have the baseball call against Mount St. Mary’s on our baseball sports stream.

Three games on sports stream today

By Andrew Fletcher

Busy day ahead for the WQAQ Sports Department.  At noon, baseball is playing a doubleheader in Maryland against Mount St. Mary’s.  Mike Radomski will have the call on the baseball sports stream.

At 1 p.m., Corey Hersch, Andrew Gau and Robin Schuppert will call men’s lacrosse against Denver on the lacrosse sports stream.

Also at 1 p.m., softball is playing a doubleheader against Central Connecticut, with Alex Birsh, Jeremy Schilling and Amanda Pugliese bringing you the action live on our softball sports stream.

Be sure to listen and support the department and your Bobcats!

Softball, baseball live on sports stream

By Andrew Fletcher

The Quinnipiac Bobcats softball team is traveling to Fairleigh Dickinson to play a doubleheader at 3 p.m.  Justin Cohen will have all the action live on our softball sports stream.

Meanwhile, the baseball team is taking on Fairfield at 3 p.m. in Hamden.  Corey Hersch, Tom Butto and Andrew Gau will have that call on our baseball sports stream.

Gloor shines and Bobcats rally late in 4-1 win

By Mike Radomski

(HAMDEN, Conn.) – Quinnipiac starter Chris Gloor pitched eight innings, and the Bobcats scored three runs in the eighth inning for a 4-1 win over the Binghamton Bearcats.

Gloor followed his complete game performance last week against Holy Cross with another eight innings, where he only allowed one run.

The senior left-hander struck out 10 hitters and did not issue a walk in his second win of the season.

“He has worked hard all year long,” said Quinnipiac head coach Dan Gooley. “He was very economical with his pitches, managed the game exceptionally well and had outstanding command of his breaking ball.”

Gloor started off with a 1-2-3 first inning as he battled in a pitchers’ duel with Binghamton starter Jeff Dennis. The Bobcats would threaten in the first inning, but Dennis was able to work out of a jam as he matched Gooley throughout the game.

Quinnipiac scored first with a solo home run from Mike Marmo in the fourth inning. The first home run of the season for the Bobcats’ catcher went over the left-center field fence to put Quinnipiac ahead 1-0.

Gloor retired 10 straight at one point as he continued to cruise in front of the scouts at the Bobcats baseball field.

“It seems like I’m putting the pieces to the puzzle together now,” Gloor said. “The object is to just keep getting stronger. I had control and I kept pounding the zone.”

After retiring 15 of 16 hitters, Gloor ran into some trouble in the sixth. With one out, C.J. Lukaszewski hit a bloop single to center field that he stretched into a double as no one covered second base. Gloor ran out to apply the tag, but the Bearcats catcher slide in safely.

The Bobcats’ starter then balked, moving Lukaszewski to third, where he would score the tying run on a single from Jim Calderone in the sixth inning.

With the score now tied at one, Dennis continued to pitch effectively, only allowing three hits and working his way around two errors. Dennis pitched seven innings and left with a no-decision. Dennis finished after stranding two runners in his last inning of work.

Gloor stranded a runner in the seventh and eighth innings respectively, as Binghamton head coach Tim Sinicki turned the ball over to reliever Morgan Smith for the bottom half of the eighth.

Smith started the inning with a strikeout of Mickey Amanti but ran into trouble as the next five hitters reached base. With two runners on and one out, Gooley called upon Jeff Carino to pinch hit for Bobak Emamian. Carino blooped a pinch-hit RBI single to center field, scoring Marmo and putting Quinnipiac ahead 2-1.

“Carino got a clutch base hit, something we haven’t really had this year,” Gooley said.

Sophomore Joe Poletsky followed with a fly ball to right-center field that fell in for a two-run triple as Poletsky hustled all the way around to third. Quinnipiac extended the lead to three runs as Gloor exited the game with a 4-1 lead.

Mike Oskandy entered in the ninth and struck out two hitters to earn his first save of the season.

Binghamton’s record drops to 6-8 in 2009 and the Bearcats will continue the America East/NEC Challenge by playing a doubleheader tomorrow at Central Connecticut State beginning at one.

Quinnipiac improves to 4-12 on the season and will host the Vermont Catamounts tomorrow for a doubleheader beginning at noon. The game can be heard live on the Bobcat Sports Network presented by WQAQ.

Notes: Brian Monack singled in the eighth inning to extend his hitting streak to seven games. … Marmo finished 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a home run and an RBI. His home run gave Quinnipiac the 1-0 lead, and his run in the eightn inning proved to be the winning run. … The 10 strikeouts from Gloor mark the second time this season that the left-hander has struck out at least 10 in a game. In his last start against Holy Cross, Gloor went a complete game nine innings while striking out 13. … Binghamton outfielder Henry Dunn left the game in the bottom of the fourth. He injured his hamstring running to first base and was removed in the bottom of the fourth inning. … Kyle Klee and Lukaszewski both collected two hits in the game for the Bearcats.

Click here to view the box score from this game.

Baseball live on sports stream

By Andrew Fletcher

The Quinnipiac Bobcats baseball team is taking on the Binghamton Bearcats today at 3 p.m. in Hamden.

Mike Radomski, Aaron Tanguay and Glenn Taylor will have the action live on our baseball sports stream at 2:50.

Three games on sports streams

By Andrew Fletcher

We’ll be busy broadcasting games all afternoon today.

The men’s lacrosse team is playing Detroit Mercy at 11 a.m., with Justin Cohen, Corey Hersch and Robin Schuppert broadcasting on our lacrosse sports stream. The women’s lacrosse team will follow at 2 p.m. against Sacred Heart.

At 1 p.m., the baseball team is taking on Holy Cross with Mike Radomski and Tom Butto on the call.  The broadcast will begin at 11:50 on our baseball sports stream.