Author: Carla Pennolino

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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 life away from home, the QC women’s lacrosse coaching staff was anxious about their first season of varsity competition and the years […]

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Injuries hit men’s basketball team hard

A combination of inexperience playing with one another and untimely serious injuries to key players led to an underwhelming start for the men’s basketball team before they captured their first win Saturday. With eight new additions to the roster, the Knights (1-5, 1-0) struggled to string together a win before they defeated Mercy College last […]

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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 Mordi, who combined to average nearly 30 points per game last season, finished their Queens College athletic […]

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Outstanding Freshman recipient, Abe Akanmu, ready for Year Two

Reggie Miller enjoyed a Hall of Fame basketball career with the Indiana Pacers after altering his shot at a young age because his older sister — also a Hall of Famer — used to block it. Though Abe Akanmu of the men’s basketball team may never reach the level of play Miller did, he can […]

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Women’s Soccer Clinches ECC Playoff Position

With their last two consecutive shutout victories at home, the Queens College women’s soccer team advanced to a 9-3-3 record and clinched a berth in the ECC playoffs. On Friday October 12th, the Lady Knights defeated Roberts Wesleyan 1-0 on Knights Field in Flushing. The competition was fierce and the ensuring corner-kick marker came off […]

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Chemistry building for struggling volleyball team

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 Lady Knights. Freshmen right side Arielle DiCoco, outside hitter Else Buchmiller, libero Xhesi Domi and middle Bianca Steele, although young, have […]

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Lady Knights Seek Playoff Contention

The Queens College women’s soccer team has high hopes for the rest of the 2012 season. With a 7-2-2 record, the force of 21 is currently in a good position to make the conference playoffs and hopefully place for regionals. The year 2011 proved to be a “rebuilding” season and with the 10 new additions […]

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