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That’s a wrap: A quick recap of QC Sports

Women’s Basketball

  • On Jan 8, The Lady Knights defeated Immaculata 76-60 in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden. The game celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first women’s game played at MSG between both teams.
  •  The team captured their second East Coast Conference championship by coming from behind and defeating NYIT 65-63.
  • With the victory, they received an invitation to the NCAA East Regional; however, they fell to fourth-ranked seed Stonehill, 80-66.
  • Sophomore guard Madison Rowland scored her 1,000 career point on Feb. 18 against NYIT.
  • Madison led the conference with 125 steals and 244 field goals made. She ranked second in the league in scoring and fourth in rebounding and assist.
  • She received a number of awards for her outstanding season. She was named the 2014-15 ECC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year and along with the Darktronics/Division II CCA All-American Third Team.
  • She was also honored with the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association Co-Player of the Year. Madison and her sister, Mackenzie, made the First and Second All Met Division II Women’s Team, respectively.
  • The team finished with a 22-8 record.

Men’s Basketball

  • Senior guard, Jeremiah Mordi received the honors of All Met, Second Team and All ECC Second Team.
  • Mordi scored his 1,000 career points on Jan. 22 against Dowling. Mordi became the 12th player in Queens College basketball history to surpass the 1,000 milestone.
  • He finished his career with 1,243 points, surpassing QC Hall of Famer Geoff Maloney, who was the first player to have his number 22 retired.
  • The team’s head coach, Darryl Jacobs was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Congress.
  • They finished with a 6-21 record.

Women’s Softball

  • Head coach Amy Delmore led the Lady Knights to their second straight NCAA Championship appearance.
  • They defeated LIU Post 2-0 to win the ECC Championship.
  • The tournament’s most outstanding player, senior Monique Roberge drove in a run and came out of the bullpen to earn the win in relief. The first basemen led the team with a 394 average, 15 homeruns and 58 RBIs.
  • Roberge and Senior Samantha Mattsson were named to the All First Team Ecc, while teammates Sophomore Kayla Morrissey and Freshman earned Second Team honors. Valeriano also won the ECC Rookie of the Year.
  • Coach Delmore took the Coach of the Year title.
  • The team concluded the season with a 35-14 record.

Men’s Baseball

  • The Knights celebrated Senior Day by outscoring Mercy College 23-3 in a Conference Doubleheader. Seniors C.J. Gerdowsky, Francesco Monastra, Joseph Paparella, Dan Walsh, Crissandry Javier and Greg Gonzalez were honored.
  • The team ended their season winning five of their last six games and finished with a 13-22 record.

Women’s Track and Field

  • The team competed against schools from Division I, II and III in the 2015 Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia on April 23-25. The team placed in third in the CTC 4×400-meter relay.
  • They also competed for the ECC Championship on April 18 and earned 70 total points for a fifth place finish. Graduate student Ashley Armand placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:20.47.
  • For the first time in the history of the team, they competed in a competition outside the region. They participated in the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Fla., hosted by the University of Florida.
  • The relay team of senior Anita Korosi Armand, junior Tshani Mitchell and freshman Terrilyn Britton broke the school record for the 4×400 and sprint relay with a time of 3:57.25.
  • Four Lady Knights received the honor of All-First Team. Mitchell was selected First Team for two events, the 200 and 400-meter dashes. Armand and Britton earned a spot as well.
  • All-Second team honors included junior Kymberly Johnson for the 3,000-meter steeplechase, Freshman Jewell Jacobs for the high jump competitions and junior Danely Rodriguez for the hammer competitions.
  • Two relay teams were selected in the 4×100 relay and 4×400.

Men’s Track and Field

  •          The men’s team also competed in the 2015 Penn Relay. The team finished eighth with an overall time of 3:33.36.
  • They placed second in the ECC Championship trailing Roberts Wesleyan 233-161 points on April 18.
  • A total of ten Knights received All ECC First Team honors, while ten others were selected to the Second Team.
  • Throwers Junior Angel Alers-Rosario and Sophomore Christopher Pensa, middle distance runner Junior Michael Camacho, sprint runner Sophomore Skandal Delince, distance runner Senior Andrew Nadler and the 4X400 relay of five were selected.
  • Second Team honorees included throwers juniors Liam O’Connor and Michael Glanz, jumpers junior Eli Joseph and sophomore Paul Little, mid-distance runner sophomore SerJunior Joseph, distance runner senior Tyler Bay and the 4×100 relay team of four.

Women’s Tennis

  •  The Lady Knights shut out Stonehill, 5-0, in the first round of the NCAA Championship. The Knights were ranked 29th in the nation and third in the East. They trailed NYIT and Concordia.
  •  The team finished the regular season 16-4 and posted notable victories over Division I opponents, St. Peter’s University, eighth-ranked in the East, and fifth-ranked Chestnut Hill.
  •  Head coach Alan Nagel earned his 10th ECC Coach of the Year award. Four players earned all ECC accolades including senior Yevgeniya Plevako to the First Team. Sophomores Cami Abdallah and Angelika Sobiecka and junior Andrea Samson were named to the Second Team.

Men’s Tennis

  • The team defeated District of Columbia 5-2 in the ECC Championship semi-final; however, they fell to NYIT in the final on April 2.
  • They lost to Chestnut Hill in the NCAA East Regional on May 2.
  • The team ranked fourth in the East. They finished the final month of the season with eight victories in 10 games to an overall record of 13-6.
  • Junior Ryan Frankel and sophomores Sharvill Nawghre and Federico Toscano were selected for the All-Second Team. First season head coach, Somadi Druker was named the ECC Coach of the Year.

Women’s Lacrosse

  • Senior Taylor Martello joined the list of QC athletes to make All-ECC Second Team. She led the team with 40 goals, 55 points and 15 assists.
  • Head coach Todd Kaiser and the team hosted lacrosse clinics on April 9 and Feb. 22.

Women’s Fencing

  • The fencing team competed in the NCAA Regionals on March 9 hosted by NYU. QC had six qualifiers and despite tough bouts they were eliminated.
  • In the Epee weapon, Sophomore Rochelle Reyes placed 56th. Senior Cartier Alonzo and sophomore Angela Acevedo followed with the 57th and 58th spots, respectively.
  • Sophomore Klaudia Morelowsa finished 44th in the saber competition.
  • Seniors Katie O’Hara and Kathy Chan finished in 42nd and 43rd in the foil competition.

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