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    Knights continue to run toward success

    Queens College men’s track and field team look to build momentum heading into the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Indoor National Championship. On Feb. 12, seniors Angel Alers-Rosario and Liam O’Conner came in second and fifth, respectively, in the men’s weight throw. Two days at the CTC Indoor Championship, freshman John Martinez won the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.67 seconds. Alers-Rosario continued his strong season coming in first place with a toss of 15.50 meters. Senior runner Michael Camacho placed in fifth in the 60-meter and third in the 200-meter events, while junior runner Skandal Delince placed in fourth at the 400 meter. The Knights combined for…

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    A fairytale ending for two players

    Kristin Korzevinski and Mackenzie Rowland achieved a milestone last month—scoring 1,000 career points for the women’s basketball team. Korzevinski and Rowland, both seniors, are the 11th and 12th players to get this honor, respectively. Korzevinski got it at the Jan. 27 match against St. Thomas Aquinas, which the team won 67-58. Meanwhile, Rowland scored 1,000 points three days later in the match against Mercy College. But the road to the achievement was not easy. Rowland played just six games in the 2012-13 season because of a severe injury. Korzevinski also suffered an injury during her sophomore year, missing half of the season. Rowland said she felt proud and surprised with…

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    Men’s basketball team anticipates upcoming season

    Basketball season is almost here and the Knights are ready to make it a special one. A mix of youth and experience is key for the team as they build on last year’s accomplishments. Despite setbacks last season, the team is determined to place its best foot forward for the upcoming season. The team is an experienced group of players and led by the trio of Paul Little, Kyhiem Chaplin and Diego Maldonado, who are all juniors. They are confident about success during the season. “We have big expectations this year. We plan on being a much better team than how we were last year. The expectations are to have…

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    Knights eager to defend championship in upcoming season

    Queens College women’s basketball team wants to capture back-to-back Eastern Conference Championships. In a preseason poll, the Knights were predicted to win the conference championship. They received nine of the 11 votes and topped the list with 117 total points. Head coach Elizabeth Naumovski enters her fifth season managing a team which won 20 games over the past two consecutive seasons. As a result, she is third in the all-time QC women’s basketball wins list with 54 victories. Yet Naumovski does not think the preseason poll changed the team’s mentality for the upcoming season. “The expectations are the same. We know we can contend for a conference championship again and…

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    Queens College’s baseball stadium named after alum Charles Hennekens

    Charles Hennekens, a Queens College alum, was honored by the college at a ceremony on Oct. 17 with the baseball field named after him. After the unveiling of the new stadium sign, Hennekens threw the opening pitch for a baseball scrimmage. In the scientific community, Hennekens is knowing for saving more than 1.1 million lives by discovering aspirin can prevent heart attacks. Hennekens is both the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and an adviser at Florida Atlantic University. In addition, he received the Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Health by the Ochsner Clinic Foundation last year for finding the risks of smoking tied to heart attacks. A Phi Beta Kappa…