Four Soccer Players named ECC all-starsTwo Knights and two Lady Knights were named all-East Coast Conference for the 2008 season. Noorullah Mashriqi and Terrence Ahoua were tabbed on the men's side while Andrea Slavin and Jenna Peveraro were picked for the women's team.
Knights lose in ECC Semi's to Molloy, 6-1Molloy College scored six times in the second half to eliminate the Knights from the East Coast Conference Soccer Playoffs, 6-1, in Rockville Centre, New York on Wednesday night.
Knights take third place on Gjoni's double overtime goalMikel Gjoni scored in the second overtime to give Queens College a 3-2 win over the University of Bridgeport on Saturday evening in Connecticut. The season ending win gives the Knights third place in the East Coast Conference and sets up a semifinal playoff match between them and Molloy College on Wednesday.
Late Knights rally comes up short in loss at MolloyTwo late goals were not enought to rally the Knights in a 4-2 loss at Molloy College on Wednesday evening in Rockville Centre, New York. The loss dropped QC into a tie for third place with Bridgeport, three points behind second place Molloy.
Knights battle NYIT to a 0-0 drawQueens College and NYIT battled to a 0-0 draw on Saturday in a East Coast Conference game played in windy Flushing. Goalkeepers Ivan Salame (QC) and Cosimo D'Agostino (NYIT) each made seven saves for their squads to keep the match scoreless after 110 minutes of play.
Cano's goal the difference in 3-2 win over BentleyJesus Daniel Cano's goal in the 61st minute was the difference in the Knights' 3-2 victory over Bentley College in Flushing on Saturday afternoon. The win was QC's sixth in their last seven games as they improved to 9-3-1. Bentley dropped to 6-7-2.
Knights show no Mercy in 2-0 win over MavericksThe Knights defeated the Mavericks of Mercy College, 2-0, in Dobbs Ferry, New York on Saturday afternoon. Stelios Andreos and Francisco Patino both scored their first goals of the season in a winning effort.
Knights shut out at Dowling, 3-0Dowling College shut out the Knights, 3-0, in Oakdale on Tuesday afternoon. The loss was their first against an ECC opponent after two victories.
Mendes and Mashriqi earn ECC Player of the Week honorsMaria Mendes of the Women's Tennis team and Noorullah Mashriqi of the Men's Soccer team each were named East Coast Conference Player of the Week in their respective sports. This marks the second consecutive week that Mashriqi has earned this award.
Two more from Mashriqi in 4-3 win over ConcordiaThe Knights got two more goals from Noorullah Mashriqi on their way to 4-3 win over East Coast Conference rival Concordia College on Saturday in Flushing. QC, winners of their last three, improved to 6-2-1 overall and 2-0 in league play.
Mashriqi named Men's Soccer Player of the WeekNorrullah Mashriqi was named East Coast Conference Player of the Week for the week concluding last Sunday. Mashriqi had a goal and an assist in the Knights' overtime victory over St. Thomas Aquinas in their only contest of the week.
Golden Goal by Mashriqi lifts Knights past STAC, 2-1Noorullah Mashriqi score the golden goal just over three minuts into the first overtime to lift the Knights past St. Thomas Aquinas College, 2-1, in Flushing on Saturday. The win comes in QC's 2008 East Coast Conference opener.
Long bus ride for Knights ends with 1-1 deadlock at StonehillThe Knights took a long bus ride to Massachusetts and returned with a 1-1 draw against Stonehill College on Saturday afternoon. Adam Maliniak of QC and Shaun Keeley of Stonehill accounted for all of the scoring in the first 20 minutes of the match.
Knights lose tough one at Bloomfield, 3-0Bloomfield College defeated Queens College 3-0 in a non-conference game on Tuesday afternoon at Watessing Park in New Jersey. The score was not indocative of the action as both teams registered 14 shots.
Second Half Surge Powers Knights Past Assumption, 2-1Second half goals from Noorullah Mashriqi and Jesus Daniel Cano powered Queens College to a 2-1 victory over Assumption College in Flushing on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. With the victory, the Knights improve to 2-0 on the young season.
Knights open 2008 with shutout victory over St. RoseThe Knights cut the ribbon on the 2008 season with a 1-0 win over the College of St. Rose on a sunny Thursday afternoon in Flushing. Noorullah Mashriqi provided the loan goal of the game for QC in the 23rd minute.