For the past few years some serious construction has been going on within minutes of my house. Quinnipiac University has been building a field house.
Tonight, we carried the QU/Yale hockey game on one of our TV stations, and my fellow anchors and I drove up during dinner to take a look see.
The TD Banknorth Sports Center is a twin facility, with large venues for hockey and basketball. In separate arenas, Hockey sits 3,300 and basketball 3,800. Tonight’s game, SRO, checked in around 4,000.
This is a thoroughly modern, substantial, sports facility. Even from my perch way up in the press box, the game was well seen.
I’ve been invited to come back for the grand tour, and I’m sure I will.
Quinnipiac is working hard to become a major university. They acquired the University of Bridgeport’s law school and are already succeeding in sports. The campus, snuggled in the shadow of Sleeping Giant Mountain, is as pretty a campus as I’ve ever seen.
I wished they paid taxes at the same rate I do.
Tonight’s game was won by QU 5-1.