Boston Globe: Quinnipiac hockey a sleeping giant no more

Our men's ice hockey team smiles with the Cleary Cup on Feb. 16

Our men’s ice hockey team smiles with the Cleary Cup on Feb. 16

The Boston Globe followed the impressive growth of the Quinnipiac University men’s ice hockey team from a Division II program playing home games in a small rink miles away from campus to being the No. 1 ranked team in Division I college hockey hosting games in the $60 million TD Bank Sports Center, a 185,000-square-foot complex that sits atop our York Hill Campus, and preparing to skate into the Frozen Four.

“Nestled at the foot of Sleeping Giant State Park, Quinnipiac University is an institution that once could be described as a sleepy little commuter school, with an enrollment of 1,900 students. But it slumbers no more. Quinnipiac is a giant that has been awakened,” the April 9 article states. “Thanks to its Frozen Four men’s team, which entered the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed, Quinnipiac appears to have been rebranded as a hockey school.”

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