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    QC softball team wins EEC Championship after a decade

    Queens College women’s softball team continued their strong season by bringing home the 2015 East Coast Conference championship on May 2. The Lady Knights defeated LIU Post 2-0. This championship is the teams first since 2001. The Lady Knights pushed their overall record to an impressive 35-14. They came into the championship matchup against a tough LIU Post team with winning on their minds. Senior first baseman Monique Roberge set the tone by hitting a solo homerun in the bottom of the 4th, giving the team a 1-0 advantage. The Lady Knights went on to score again in the bottom of the 6th when Senior Samantha Mattsson doubled to left…

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    QC Men’s tennis serves up successful season despite loss

    The Queens College Men’s Tennis team fell to NYIT 5-0 in the East Conference championship game on Apr 25. The loss concluded the season for the Knights, who ended their season with an overall record of 13-6, including defending home court advantage with a 9-3 home record. This season saw a change of leadership as Coach Somadi Druker took over for former coach Patrick Letson. During her first season as coach, Druker lead the team to an impressive eight back-to-back victories before their loss to NYIT. Her peers named her the ECC Coach of the Year. “We were lacking a little depth in singles but despite that the team played…

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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…

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    Students and community can get cool in QC’s pool

    Did you know there is a pool at Queens College? Not many students are aware of the Olympic sized, 25 yards long and six-lane wide pool located in the Fitzgerald Gymnasium. The Queens College Aquatics Department offers two programs for the pool. The first makes the pool available to students to be used during recreational hours. All students have to do is present their current QC ID and they are given a pass. Students swimming can use the four lanes that vary in speed, including slow, medium, fast and freestyle. There are 25 certified lifeguards on staff and are always present on the pool deck. Alicia Lampasso-Dillon is the Aquatics…

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    Men and women’s track and field team surge at the right time

    Both Queens College’s men and women’s track and field teams are picking up steam heading towards the final leg of the season. Both were dominant all year long recently broke the school record for the 4 by 4 relays at the Rider Invitational at the University of Florida. The men’s team is looking to defend their back-to-back titles, while the women’s team is hoping to capture glory with a Conference Championship run. The Lady Knights are thrilled with the opportunity of becoming champions after the growth the team has experienced over the last few years. It was just two years ago that the thought of competing for a conference title…