2023 Schedule Breakdown: Quinnipiac Bobcats

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The Quinnipiac Bobcats are the 64th DI program in the 2023 schedule breakdown series. The Bobcats are coming off a 2022 campaign in which they went 2-11 overall and 1-5 in MAAC play.

Fairfield’s 2023 slate features 13 games with eight coming at home and five on the road. Quinnipiac opens the season on February 11th at home against UMass Lowell and opens MAAC play on March 11th at home against Canisius.

Quinnipiac’s 2023 Schedule

DateHomeAwayNotes
2/11QuinnipiacUMass Lowell
2/18BrownQuinnipiac
2/25QuinnipiacBryant
3/4QuinnipiacMerrimack
3/11QuinnipiacCanisiusMAAC
3/18WagnerQuinnipiacMAAC
3/25QuinnipiacMaristMAAC
3/29QuinnipiacManhattanMAAC
4/1Mount St. Mary’sQuinnipiacMAAC
4/8QuinnipiacSienaMAAC
4/12Sacred HeartQuinnipiacMAAC
4/15VMIQuinnipiacMAAC
4/22QuinnipiacLIUMAAC

New Opponents

Bryant, Merrimack, VMI, Wagner

Teams Dropped

Monmouth, Fairfield, St. Bonaventure, Virginia, Yale

Key Games

2/11 vs UMass Lowell: The Bobcats will open the season up against the UMass Lowell River Hawks for the second consecutive season. Last spring, the Bobcats defeated the River Hawks in a 15-14 contest. Meeting all but one year since 2018, each of the games between these two has been decided by an average of 1.25 goals.

3/11 vs Canisius: Quinnipiac recorded one win in league play last season and that lone victory came against the Canisius Golden Griffins in a 15-10 contest that saw Dylan Donnery put up seven points (3G/4A). With both likely sitting in similar spots in the MAAC, a win over the Griffins could be crucial is the Bobcats want to take that step forward.

3/25 vs Marist: The last two weeks of March present the biggest challenges in MAAC play for the Bobcats. The first of those is against the Marist Red Foxes, who have proven to be the most consistently talented team in the league. Quinnipiac fell 17-10 to the Red Foxes last spring. A win here would be huge for this program that wants to climb back to the top of its conference.

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