Quinnipiac Drops Three Sports

March 10, 2009

Citing financial difficulties, Quinnipiac University, in Connecticut, will eliminate its men’s golf, men’s outdoor track and women’s volleyball teams at the end of the academic year. Jack McDonald, athletic director, said in an internal memo, “A variety of scenarios were explored to continue to provide gender-equitable and competitive opportunities for the greatest number of male and female student-athletes in these fiscally challenging times.” Quinnipiac is a Division I institution and a member of the Northeast Conference, but it does not field a football team.

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