Brian Buckmire of the Men's Soccer team was one of three recipients of the East Coast Conference Excellence in Community and Character Award at the ECC Awards Dinner on June 9th. Simona Bartkova of Dowling and Chris Munoz of STAC shared the award with Buckmire.
Daniel Stoker was named the 2009 East Coast Conference Men's Soccer Rookie of the Year in a poll of the league's head coaches. Teammates Frank Alesci and Brian Buckmire were also named first team all-conference.
Playoff bound Queens College defeated visiting Mercy College, 3-2, in a game originally scheduled for Wednesday at Mercy. The Knights' playoff ticket had been punched 24 hours earlier when NYIT was beaten by Molloy.
The Knights defeated the College of St. Rose, 1-0, on Sunday in Albany, New York on a goal by Daniel Stoker in the 87th minute. The win gives QC 10 for the year against six loses and drops St. Rose to 2-14-1.
The Knights fell to 3-3 in conference play after they were beaten at St. Thomas Aquinas College, 3-2, on Tuesday. This places next Wednesday's game at Mercy College in the must win category if they hope to solidify a spot in the post season.
Danny Stoker and Brittany Silipo were named recipients of this week's East Coast Conference Men's and Women's Rookie of the Week awards. Each player scored big goals in important conference wins over Molloy and Dowling.
Daniel Ospina scored his first two goals of the season in the Knights' 5-1 victory over Molloy College on the pitch in Queens on Wednesday. QC tallied four times in the second half to improve to 8-5 overall and 2-2 in ECC play.
It was announced on Monday that Erika Goldsmith (Tennis), Andrea Slavin (Soccer) and Daniel Stoker (Soccer) were all named East Coast Conference weekly award winners. Goldsmith was Player of the Week, Slavin was Offensive Player of the Week and Stoker was Rookie of the Week in their respective sports.
Daniel Stoker scored one goal and assisted on the other as Queens College defeated Nyack College, 2-0, in a non-conference match on Wednesday. The win was the Knights seventh in eight games as they improved to 4-0 at home.
Knights forward Daniel Stoker and goalkeeper Julio Gaston Rodriguez earned East Coast Conference honors for their performances in a 2-0 week for Queens College. Stoker was named Rookie of the Week while Rodriguez won a share of the Defensive Player of the Week award.
Two 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.