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    QC Knight Rowland reflects on basketball career

    Queens College women’s basketball player Madison Rowland is a media studies senior. Rowland has been playing for organized basketball teams since the third grade. Rowland has been awarded National Player of the Year along with being the first player in NCAA history, divisions 1, 2, & 3, to have 2000 points, 1,000 rebounds, 400 assists, 400 steals and 100 blocks. “That was exciting because it was my first time receiving that award,” Rowland said. Heavily influenced by her family to pursue a career in basketball, she was no stranger to sports. Growing up in a household where both her parents were very athletic, she and her four siblings developed a…

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    Knights close out historical season

    The women’s basketball team made history with a 76-64 victory over Holy Family in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Division II East Regional on March 13 at Bentley University. It was the team’s third appearance and first victory in the NCAA tournament. Junior Madison Rowland scored 31 points, including 20 in the first two quarters, six rebounds, four steals and three blocks. Head coach Elizabeth Naumovski won 20 games for the third consecutive season. She felt proud of her team’s performance. “We knew we could do it, but knowing you can do something and actually doing it are two different things. It’s easy to get overwhelmed in that…

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    Reasons to love Madison Rowland, the sophomore sensation

    The 1000th point club is composed of the most remarkably talented and hard-working athletes in their respectable sport. This season Queens College women’s basketball team added one athlete who continues to turn heads in her career as a Lady Knight—Madison Rowland. On Feb. 18, Rowland scored her 1000th point as a sophomore. It is a milestone which takes most athletes a full four-year career to complete. She joins the list of amazing QC athletes such as Amanda Bartlett and Shonda Holder. “I was so ecstatic after the game. To get 1,000 points is an amazing accomplishment and I am so excited about it,” Rowland said. Rowland is currently at 1,025…