Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

Alexandra Troiano (left) and Bridget Gleason (right) believe that both men and women benefit from participating in sports and club on campus.
Photo by Brandon Jordan

Pledging to a sports team offers benefits for women

Opportunities for success increase for women who participate in high school athletics as a result of the implementation of Title IX, according to a November 2013 study from Yale Law School. The study comes at a time where cover...
by Brandon Jordan

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


Peponakis is in his 23rd year with the men's basketball program.

Men’s basketball coach wants team success on and off the court

Queens College men’s basketball head coach Kyrk Peponakis sits in his office after suffering a tough defeat to LIU Post. His Knights’ winning streak had just been snapped at five games. He is unhappy, but as players dart in...
by Michael Florio


New players look to nix former ways of team

After only winning four games while losing 22 last season, the men’s basketball team said this year they will be an improved group —despite being without their two top scorers from a year ago. Khalil McDonald and Jeremiah M...
by Carla Pennolino


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