Posts Tagged ‘Queens College Athletics’

Anthony addresses crowd at camp that was held on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 at Queens College. PHOTO BY: Courtney Obeng

Carmelo Anthony brings basketball camp to Queens College

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony hosted his ninth Citi Camp Melo at Queens College on the weekend of Aug. 3-4. On both days, nearly 350 kids from first to twelfth grade participated in the day long camp, learning and pra...
by Courtney Obeng

QC Women's Lacrosse graduates seven seniors who were only freshman when the program started at Queens College.
Photo by Carla Pennolino

Lady Knights bid farewell to seniors who helped start program

Four years ago, seven women’s lacrosse freshmen first stepped on to the campus of Queens College, they did not know what to expect. Just as these athletes were apprehensive about classes, meeting new friends, and adjusting to...
by Carla Pennolino

Senior point guard Bria Jackson. Photo courtesy Jeanne DeMasters

Bria Jackson leading conference in scoring, leading team to wins

The women’s basketball team’s season is well underway and they appear to have a bona fide court general and top scorer in the conference leading the charge on a hopeful road to success. Bria Jackson, a former two-time first...
by Steven Carpio


Daniela Celi, a senior from Florida, is one of many players over the years that has been recruited for the women's tennis team from outside the NYC area. Photo courtesy Jeanne DeMasters.

Success for women’s tennis starts with recruiting

By Carla Pennolino   Different from other Queens College teams, the women’s tennis squad is off to what has become a typical start for them: they’re ranked No. 1 in Division II East, 26th in the nation and have a 7-0 c...
by Carla Pennolino

Senior Sarah Boucher received an East Coast Conference award earlier this month. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Curse of the East Coast Conference Award?

By: Carla Pennolino   In 2011, Madden NFL 11 cover athlete Drew Brees threw 22 interceptions, his quarterback rating dropped 20 points and his New Orleans Saints lost in the first round of the playoffs to a team with a los...
by Meher Mohsin


Junior Grant Edick missed the conference opener because he served a suspension. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Men’s soccer opens conference with draw

By Alexandra Troiano The Queens College men’s soccer team (2-1-2) started their conference schedule at home on Thursday with a scoreless draw against St. Thomas Aquinas. The crowd sat at the edge of their seats during an ove...
by Meher Mohsin

The 2012 volleyball team. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Chemistry building for struggling volleyball team

By Carla Pennolino   The Queens College women’s volleyball team has had a rough start to their season — they’re winless after 12 games — but with four starting freshmen, the long-term future may be bright for the L...
by Meher Mohsin


Junior and starter Christina Porco may miss the remainder of the 2012 season after suffering injuries on Sept. 12. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Injury bug hits women’s soccer team early

By Jessica Quizhpe For the Lady Knights (4-2-1) to get back to the East Coast Conference playoffs this season, they will have to overcome the adversity created by recent injuries to some key players. Starters Bridget Gleason, A...
by Meher Mohsin

Goalkeeper Allison Breakey and the Lady Knights are ready to prove 2011's losing record was a fluke. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Women’s soccer tries to bounce back after ‘reality check’

By Jessica Quizhpe   After a “reality check season,” the Queens College women’s soccer team — with a squad of 21 players — kicked off the 2012 season last week with a win against St. Anslem and a tie against Pace...
by Meher Mohsin

Some members of the 2012 women's tennis team, from l-r: Anna Rodionova, Erika Goldsmith, Andrea Samson, Daniela Celi, Darby Brandon, Jennifer Fridman. Photo by Jessica Quizhpe

Women’s tennis looks to reclaim conference

By Jessica Quizhpe   Last season, the Queens College women’s tennis team was recognized as number one in the east, 26th in the country and, for the third consecutive year, made it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA championship...
by Meher Mohsin


One of a handful of key additions to the 2012 men's soccer roster is England-native Eric Clermont. Photo by Carla Pennolino

New faces, big goals

By Carla Pennolino After making it to the East Coast Conference semi-finals last season, the Queens College men’s soccer team — armed with 14 new players — has their eyes on the 2012 championship title. With eight players...
by Meher Mohsin

Men's soccer captain Danny Stoker is poised to cap off an already storied college career. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Senior standout hopes final season is his best

By Alexandra Troiano Scoring the crucial goal against Bridgeport University which admitted the last ranked, 2011 Queens College men’s soccer team to the playoffs is a memory that will forever resonate within senior standout D...
by Meher Mohsin


Bianca Steele, whose parents met at Queens College, is ready to make an impact as a freshman starter for the women's volleyball team. Photos by Carla Pennolino.

Royal family: Volleyball’s Steele ‘born into’ Knight culture

By Carla Pennolino Although choosing “the right” college can be a stressful task for some high school students, freshman volleyball starter Bianca Steele was born a Queens College Lady Knight. The 5-foot-7-inch middle hitt...
by Meher Mohsin