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    QC women’s basketball update: Plenty of season left to play

    The Queens College Knights women’s basketball team didn’t get off to the start they were hoping for after suffering back to back losses on the road. The team fell in a closely contested game after the Jefferson Rams posted a third quarter comeback to spoil the Knights’ season opener. The tough loss against the Rams was soon followed by a loss to the Chestnut Hill Griffins. Each game saw different problems arise for the Knights—against Jefferson, the Knights were strong on defense, holding the Rams to 60 points, but then failed to match their offensive firepower in the second half. Then against the Griffins, the Knights had a solid offensive…

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    QC Knights Men’s Soccer Play to Intense Tie in Double Overtime duel against LIU Post

    At times there was sloppy play, there was great team defense, and there were times on offense where it looked like either team could have taken complete control. In the end the Queens College Knights played to a 1-1 draw with the Pioneers of LIU Post. Coming into the game, it was a tale of two teams trending in different directions. The Pioneers were first in the East Coast Conference (ECC) heading into the contest at 8-0-1 and were riding an 8-game winning streak that saw them win their first three ECC games of the season. Meanwhile the Knights, despite coming off a win, entered the game 4-4-1 (going 1-2-1…

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    QC Knights Men’s Soccer Fall in Shootout despite late comeback attempt

    In a back and forth game that saw a lot of drama, the Queens College Men’s Soccer team fell to the Lions of Molloy College 5-4 in the ECC opener for both teams of the 2017-18 season. The game began with both teams going at each other, and getting solid scoring chances early on, including sophomore forward Emgi Gousse having multiple shots on goal that did not get by Molloy’s goalie Raul Bonilla. The scoreless tie was finally broken at around the 14th minute of the game when Molloy senior midfielder Adam Carnwath scored to put Molloy up 1-0. The next 25 minutes of game time saw the Knights attempt…

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    Athlete Spotlight: Tennis player Reehan Rashad

    The Queens College women’s tennis team has been dominant this season, starting out 5-0 overall and 3-0 in East Coast Conference play while the standout of the team, junior Reehan Rashad, looks to be head and shoulders above the competition. Despite suffering her first loss in singles competition last week, she has been outstanding throughout the season so far. The loss was a close match that went three sets. That same day Rashad and her doubles partner, junior Laura Ortega Jover, won their match 8-4 to improve to 5-0 on the season as a duo. For Rashad the success comes from a lifetime of dedication and hard work, having played…

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    Athlete Spotlight: Emgi Gousse leads the charge

    The Queens College Knights men’s soccer team, which missed out on making the playoffs last season, has started off well so far in the 2017-18 season going 3-3 to begin the year. A major part of the team’s early success comes from the play of sophomore forward Emgi Gousse. Gousse has been nothing short of impressive this year. In just six games he is already leading the East Coast Conference with seven goals, while also remaining in first place in points with 15, which already surpasses his totals from last season. When asked about what has been the biggest factor in his improved play and how he can develop even…