The Quinnipiac Bobcats women's ice hockey program represents Quinnipiac University and compete in ECAC Hockey.

Year by yearEdit

In their inaugural season, the Quinnipiac Braves were in the ECAC Eastern Conference. After their inaugural season, the team changed its name to Bobcats. From 2002 to 2004, the Bobcats were a Division I independent. In 2004-05, the team joined College Hockey America. After one year in the CHA, the Bobcats joined the ECAC and have been there since.

Year Wins Losses Ties Coach Postseason
2009-10 19 10 8 Rick Seeley
2008-09 3 26 5Rick Seeley
2007-08 5 24 5 Michael Barrett
2006-07 8 24 2 Michael Barrett
2005-06 10 18 6 Michael Barrett
2004-05 5 26 2 Michael Barrett
2003-04 11 21 2 Michael Barrett
2002-03 5 25 2 Michael Barrett
2001-02 3 27 2 Amanda Adams


On February 28, Quinnipiac made NCAA history. Against the Rensselaer Engineers, the Bobcats lost by a score of 2-1, but it took five overtimes. It is now the longest college hockey game in NCAA history. Senior defenseman Laura Gersten had the game winning goal. She registered it at 4:32 of the fifth overtime session to not only clinch the win, but the series victory. [2] RPI advanced to the ECAC Hockey Women's Semifinals for the second consecutive season. The Engineers will face top ranked Cornell University.


The following players represented their country in international tournaments.

  • Hayley McMeekin, member of Canada's Under-22 Team at the 2008 European Air Canada Cup


Awards and honorsEdit

  • Heather Hughes, ECAC Rookie of the Week (Week of November 9, 2009)[4]
  • Heather Hughes, 2009-10 ECAC All-Rookie Team
  • Rick Seeley, 2009-10 ECAC Coach of the Year
  • Rick Seeley, 2009-10 New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team (Coach)
  • Victoria Vigilanti, ECAC Defensive Player of the Week (Week of October 19, 2009)[5]
  • Victoria Vigilanti, ECAC Defensive Player of the Week (Week of February 22, 2010)[6]
  • Victoria Vigilanti, 2009-10 ECAC Leader, Save percentage (.957)
  • Victoria Vigilanti, Ranked second in 2009-10 ECAC season, Goals against average (1.15)
  • Victoria Vigilanti, 2009-10 ECAC All-Rookie Team
  • Victoria Vigilanti, 2009-10 All-ECAC First Team
  • Victoria Vigilanti, 2009-10 ECAC Goaltender of the Year
  • Victoria Vigilanti, 2009-10 New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team[7]
  • Hughes and Vigilanti made school history. It marks the first time in women's hockey history at the school that two players both received postseason honours in the same year. In addition, it marked the first time since the 2006-07 season that a player from the Bobcats received a postseason honour.[8]

Team AwardsEdit

  • Kallie Flor, 2010 Most Valuable Player
  • Kelsey Britton, 2010 Coaches Award
  • Jordan Elkins, 2010 Top Defensive Player
  • Victoria Vigilanti, 2010 Rookie of the Year[9]


ECAC Hockey League

Men: Brown | Clarkson | Colgate | Cornell | Dartmouth | Harvard | Princeton | Quinnipiac | Rensselaer | St. Lawrence | Union | Yale |
Women: Brown | Clarkson | Colgate | Cornell | Dartmouth | Harvard | Princeton | Quinnipiac | Rensselaer | St. Lawrence | Union | Yale |

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