Posts Tagged ‘Queens College Knights’


Men’s cross country prove they are more than athletes

The Queens College Cross Country team hopes to finish this season stronger than their last where they were third overall in the East Coast Conference. This season’s roster is composed of eight runners including seniors. The s...
by Candice Samuels


Fitness and success are essential for women’s soccer team

After losing 2-0 in the semi-finals last year to rivals, Bridgeport, the Queens College women’s soccer team looks to build their growing success this season. During their preseason, the Lady Knights hoped to gain – as head ...
by Meher Mohsin


Volleyball team is hungry for redemption

The road to greatness begins with a single step, ripe with struggles and disappointments. For Queens College’s volleyball team, that road of struggles is fading as they prepare to kick off the season with passion. Opponents o...
by Courtney Obeng



Queens College student returns as head baseball coach

                        Former Queens College Knights pitcher, Chris Reardon has returned to lead the baseball team. As head coach, Reardon hopes to restore the team t...
by Stephanie Davis

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


Last Second Shot Clinches 5th Seed for Knights

The Queens College men’s basketball team defied the odds Wednesday night against the Dowling Golden Lions. The Knights trailed by 15 at halftime, and did not have a lead the entire second half. That is until junior guard Geor...
by Michael Florio


George Holmes. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Basketball, believing and the Bible

As George Holmes dresses in the locker room on any given game day, he never fails to put on a specific sleeveless shirt under his jersey that reads, “Jesus Never Stops.” After getting dressed, the men’s basketball team’...
by Carla Pennolino

Junior defender Scott Cain. Photo by Carla Pennolino.

Upcoming Games Prove to be Crucial for Knights

BY ALEXANDRA TROIANO   Despite their recent accomplishment in the regional rankings, the Queens College men’s soccer team missed their chance to clinch an ECC playoff position with their last two results and currently fi...
by Carla Pennolino

Photo by: Carla Pennolino of Tyler Iocco (Number 11).

Mens Soccer moves up

BY ALEXANDRA TROIANO   The Queens College Men’s Soccer Team continues through the second half of their season boasting a solid start with an overall record of 5-2-3 and a 3-1-2 record in conference play. They are now ran...
by Meher Mohsin


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

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


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