July 14, 2011
Pellegrino, Scheuing Garner ITA Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete Recognition
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently announced its 2010-11 NCAA Division II men's tennis Scholar-Athlete award recipients, and Queens College standouts, senior Robby Scheuing and rising sophomore Andre Pellegrino were bestowed with accolades.
June 20, 2011
Atilla Toth Named to ITA Division II All-America Team
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently announced its NCAA Division II men's tennis All-America team, and Queens College junior standout, Atilla Toth was tabbed on the squad. He is believed to be the first player in program history selected for All-America accolades.
June 8, 2011
Men's Tennis Wraps Up 2010-11 Campaign at No. 25 in Campbell's/ITA National Rankings
Campbell’s and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their final NCAA Division II men’s tennis regional and national rankings Wednesday, and the Queens College men’s tennis squad held steady at the No. 25 slot nationally, as well as No. 2 in the East Region. Additionally, five Knights standouts found themselves ranked individually in the regional tally – including a pair of nationally-ranked performers.
May 11, 2011
No. 25 Men's Tennis Falls to No. 2 Valdosta State in NCAA Round of 16, 5-1
The 25th-ranked Queens College men's tennis team took what is believed to be their first point in NCAA Division II Championships Round-of-16 play Wednesday morning at Sanlando Park, but the Knights' season ended with a record of 20-6 after they fell to No. 2 Valdosta State (18-1), by the score of 5-1.
May 3, 2011
No. 25 Men's Tennis Tops Bentley in NCAA Second Round, 5-0; Round of 16 Next
Freshman Andre Pellegrino and junior Diego Medrano won singles matches Tuesday afternoon, and the Queens College men’s tennis team (20-5), ranked No. 25 in the May 3 Campbell’s/ITA Division II Poll and seeded No. 2 in the NCAA East Region, won all three doubles matches en route to a 5-0 victory over third-seeded host Bentley (14-8) in NCAA Division II Championship second-round action.
May 2, 2011
No. 26 Men's Tennis Moves Past USP, 5-0, in NCAA East Region First Round Action
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 26 in the most-recent Campbell’s/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II national poll, won its first-round NCAA Division II Championship match Monday afternoon at Bentley University, as the second-seeded Knights (19-5) took out seventh-seeded University of the Sciences (9-8) by a 5-0 decision in East Region play.
April 27, 2011
No. 26 Men's Tennis Selected for NCAA Division II Championship; Will Open Play Monday vs. USP
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the 48-team field for its Division II Men’s Tennis Championships Tuesday night, and the Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 26 in the Campbell’s/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II Poll and back-to-back East Coast Conference champions, was slotted as the No. 2 seed in the seven-team East Region. The Knights (18-5) will open tournament play Monday afternoon (May 2), when they travel to Bentley University in Waltham, Mass., to take on seventh-seeded University of the Sciences from Philadelphia (9-7) at 1 p.m.
April 26, 2011
No. 26 Men's Tennis Takes Out Fordham, 6-1; Prepares for NCAA's
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 26 in the Campbell’s/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Poll, geared up for next week’s NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis Championships with a 6-1 victory at Division I Fordham on Tuesday afternoon. The Knights (18-5) took five out of six doubles matches, and secured the doubles point by taking two out of three matches, as well.
April 22, 2011
Toth Named ECC Men's Tennis Player of the Year; One of Five Knights Named All-Conference
The East Coast Conference announced its 2011 men’s tennis year-end award winners Thursday, and Queens College junior standout, Atilla Toth has been named Player of the Year by the conference’s coaches. Toth is one of five members of the 26th-ranked Knights to garner mention on the all-conference team; he is joined on the first team by junior Diego Medrano and sophomore Nikolaj Wulff, while seniors David Burstein and Fabio Minami were tabbed on the second team.
April 21, 2011
Back-to-Back: No. 26 Men's Tennis Captures Second-Straight ECC Title, 5-1 Over UDC
The 26th-ranked Queens College men’s tennis team won its second-straight East Coast Conference championship Thursday morning, as the top-seeded Knights (17-5) punched their ticket to the NCAA Division II Championships with a 5-1 triumph over second-seeded District of Columbia (13-5).
April 20, 2011
No. 26 Men's Tennis Advances to ECC Finals After 5-0 Shutout of St. Thomas Aquinas
The 26th-ranked Queens College men’s tennis team will look to capture back-to-back East Coast Conference Championship titles, as the top-seeded Knights (16-5) handled fourth-seeded St. Thomas Aquinas, 5-0, in semifinals action Wednesday morning at the Alley Pond Tennis Center.
April 18, 2011
No. 26 Men's Tennis Drops 5-4 Heartbreaker to No. 3 Concordia
A quartet of Queens College men’s tennis players knocked off regionally ranked standouts from visiting Concordia College on Monday afternoon, including a national top-10 upset by the host Knights’ Atilla Toth, but it was not enough, as the Clippers, ranked No. 3 in the Campbell’s/ITA Division II Poll, took out the 26th-ranked QC squad by a narrow 5-4 margin.
April 16, 2011
No. 26 Men's Tennis Clinches ECC Regular-Season Title with Wins over Dowling, UDC
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 26 in the Campbell’s/ITA Division II Poll, clinched the East Coast Conference regular-season title with dual-match victories at Dowling College, Friday night by a 9-0 count, and versus the University of the District of Columbia by an 8-1 decision Saturday morning.
April 15, 2011
Men's Tennis Standout Toth Featured on ECC Insider Podcast
The East Coast Conference released its weekly audio podcast Friday morning, and Queens College men’s tennis junior, Atilla Toth is the featured interview subject in this week’s edition.
April 12, 2011
Toth Tabbed as ECC Men's Tennis Player of the Week for Second Time
The East Coast Conference announced its weekly men’s tennis award winners Tuesday afternoon, and Queens College junior Atilla Toth, ranked No. 29 nationally in the Campbell/ITA Division II Poll, was named Player of the Week for the second time this season.
April 4, 2011
No. 26 Men's Tennis Blanks Dowling, 9-0
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 26 in the latest Campbell/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II Poll, continued its winning ways Monday afternoon as the Knights took down visiting Dowling College in a non-conference match, 9-0.
April 4, 2011
Men's Tennis Ranked No. 26 in Nation; Wulff Named ECC Player of the Week
Campbell’s and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis rankings Monday, and the Queens College men’s tennis team moved up 11 spots to the No. 26 ranking nationally – the highest mark in head coach Craig Schwartz’s tenure with the program. The Knights are the No. 2 team in the East Region in both the ITA and NCAA Regional Rankings, while junior Atilla Toth moved up 22 spots to the No. 29 national ranking in singles action.
April 3, 2011
No. 25 Men's Tennis Opens ECC Action With 9-0 Victory Over NYIT
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 25 nationally in the latest Campbell/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Poll, kicked off the East Coast Conference portion of its schedule Sunday afternoon with a 9-0 shutout versus visiting New York Institute of Technology. Nine players from the host Knights took to the court in all in the triumph.
April 2, 2011
No. 25 Men's Tennis Handles Hunter, 9-0
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 25 nationally in the most-recent Campbell/ITA Division II Poll, moved its record to 10-4 on the season with a 9-0 shutout over visiting Hunter College on Saturday afternoon.
March 28, 2011
Atilla Toth Named ECC Men's Tennis Player of the Week
The East Coast Conference announced its weekly award winners Monday afternoon, and Queens College junior Atilla Toth was selected as men's tennis player of the week after posting an 8-2 record overall against five nationally ranked squads during the Knights' trip to Florida.
March 28, 2011
Top of Singles Lineup Lifts No. 37 Men's Tennis Past Fairleigh Dickinson, 4-3
The No. 1-through-4 singles players all won their matches Monday afternoon, including a three-set marathon by Andre Pellegrino that sealed the Queens College men’s tennis team’s 4-3 victory over host Division I, Fairleigh Dickinson.
March 26, 2011
No. 37 Men's Tennis Dispatches No. 41 Palm Beach Atlantic, 8-1
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 37 nationally in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Poll, picked up its second straight win over a ranked opponent to wrap up its trip to the Sunshine State, as the Knights took down No. 41 Palm Beach Atlantic, 8-1.
March 25, 2011
No. 37 Men's Tennis Tops No. 43 Florida Tech, 8-1
The 37th-ranked Queens College men’s tennis team stopped its losing streak in a big way Friday afternoon at the Fee Avenue Tennis Courts, as the Knights (7-4) pushed past host Florida Tech, 8-1.
March 24, 2011
Late Charge Comes Up Short, as No. 37 Men's Tennis Falls at No. 6 Rollins, 5-4
The 37th-ranked Queens College men’s tennis team took a 2-1 lead after doubles play Thursday afternoon at the Bert W. Martin Tennis Complex, and came back from a 4-2 deficit to knot the match at 4-all heading into the final match of the day. However, host No. 6 Rollins (11-5) garnered a three-set marathon at No. 2 singles to capture a 5-4 victory over the visiting Knights (6-4).
March 23, 2011
No. 37 Men's Tennis Downed by No. 12 Flagler, 7-2
The No. 37 Queens College men’s tennis team pushed three singles matches to three sets and forced a tiebreaker in one other, but could not overcome host No. 12 Flagler, Wednesday afternoon, as the Knights dropped a 7-2 decision in their second day of competition in the Sunshine State.
March 22, 2011
No. 37 Men's Tennis Falls at No. 7 Florida Southern, 6-3
The Queens College men’s tennis team, ranked No. 37 in the ITA Division II Poll, fell in the opening match of its Florida trip by a 6-3 count to host No. 7 Florida Southern, Tuesday afternoon. The visiting Knights (6-2) lost a pair of singles matches in three-set fashion, and got victories from 51st-ranked, Atilla Toth, and Diego Medrano at No. 1 and No. 4 singles, respectively. Toth also teamed up with Nikolaj Wulff to capture a victory at No. 2 doubles.
March 21, 2011
Burstein Named ECC Men's Tennis Player of the Week
The East Coast Conference announced its weekly men's tennis award winners Monday afternoon, and Queens College senior, David Burstein (Lynbrook, N.Y.) has been named Player of the Week for his efforts in a pair of matches last week for the Knights.
March 19, 2011
No. 37 Men's Tennis Narrowly Falls to Division I Monmouth, 5-4
Saturday afternoon's men's tennis match between Queens College, ranked No. 37 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Poll, and Division-I Monmouth came down to a third-set tiebreaker in the final match. In the end, it was the visiting Hawks who persevered and captured a hard-fought, 5-4 decision.
March 18, 2011
No. 37 Men's Tennis Runs Past St. Thomas Aquinas, 9-0
All six singles players won in straight sets Friday afternoon, as the Queens College men's tennis team, ranked No. 37 nationally, ran past St. Thomas Aquinas by a 9-0 decision.
March 4, 2011
Knight's Diego Medrano Named ECC Player of the Week.
Diego went 3-0 in singles and 3-0 in doubles in the team’s 3 matches over the past few weeks. At the Drew Invitational, he went 2-0 in singles and 3-0 in doubles. He topped Division I competitor, Robert Forai, 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-1 in the team’s singles match against St. Peter’s and teamed up with Dave Burstein to win 8-6 over the 3rd doubles team.
February 27, 2011
Knights beat Division 1 St. Peter's College, 4-3
The Queens College Men’s Tennis team took on Division 1 foe St. Peter’s College this past Sunday. The Knights edged out St. Peter’s by the score of 4-3. The Win improves their overall record for the ’11 season to 5-0 Overall and 1-0 in ECC play.
February 26, 2011
Men's Tennis wins first Conference Match against STAC, 9-0
The Queens College Men’s Tennis team opened up their Conference schedule this past weekend with a match against St. Thomas Aquinas College. The Knights swept the Spartans 9-0 winning every doubles and singles match. The win improves the Knights to 4-0 overall on the season and 1-0 in Conference play.
February 14, 2011
Men's Tennis picked ECC Favorite/ Toth Named Pre-season Player of the Year.
Central Islip, N.Y. - The Queens College Knights claim the top spot on the 2011 East Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Poll with four first place votes and 21 total points. Junior Atilla Toth from Queens earns Preseason Player of the Year honors.
February 12, 2011
#39 Knights beat Setters 9-0 for first win of 2011
The #39 ranked Queens College Men’s Tennis team kicked off their 2011 spring season with a convincing 9-0 win against Pace this past Saturday. The Knights had played and won two matches in the fall. With this win against Pace, the Knights now improve to an overall record of 3-0 for the ’10-’11 season.
February 7, 2011
2011 Men's Tennis Spring Schedule Released
With the spring quickly approaching the Queens College Men’s Head Tennis Coach Craig Schwartz announced his teams’ 2011 spring schedule this past week. Fresh off a 2010 ECC Championship and a NCAA Sweet 16 appearance, the Knights look to make a run deep into the post season in 2011.
November 12, 2010
Knights take home Pre-Season ITA honors
This week the ITA released its Tennis rankings for the 2011 season with Queens College claiming spots on both the Men’s and Women’s side respectively. The Queens College Men’s team was ranked #39 in the nation and #2 in the East region. The women were ranked #35 in the nation and also claimed the # 2 spot in the East region, both teams being edged out by Concordia who took home the number 1 spot on the East.
October 12, 2010
Tennis Doubleheader Cancelled
The tennis doubleheader between the Knights of Queens College and Pace University, scheduled for Tuesday, October 12th at 3:00 pm has been cancelled.
October 8, 2010
Men's Tennis wins at Adelphi, 7-2
The Knights Men's Tennis Team improved to 2-0 with a 7-2 win at Adelphi University on Friday. Fabio Minami, Atilla Toth and Andre Pelligrino each were victorious in both singles and doubles competition.
September 20, 2010
Fine showing for QC at the USTA / ITA Tournament
Temur Nanikashvili made it as far as the finals while Atilla Toth qualified for the semi's in singles and doubles at this weekend's USTA / ITA Regional Tournament, hosted by Chestnut Hill College.
September 17, 2010
Knights shut down Philadelphia, 9-0, in Men's Tennis opener
The Knights' Men's Tennis team opened the fall with a 9-0 win at Philadelphia University on Friday. Newcomer Atilla Toth and old reliables Dave Burstein and Fabio Minami led the way to victory for QC.
June 11, 2010
Scheuing named ECC Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Queens College junior Robby Scheuing has been selected as the 2010 East Coast Conference Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
May 12, 2010
Top Ranked Valdosta State eliminates QC from the NCAA Men's Tennis Championships
For the second consecutive season, the end of the line came for the Knights in the NCAA Championship Round of 16. This time it was number one ranked Valdosta State , who beat QC 5-0 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Queens College finishes up with 19 wins against just three losses.
May 7, 2010
QC punches their return ticket to the Sweet Sixteen
Queens College punched their return ticket to the Sweet Sixteen with a 5-2 victory over Bentley College in the NCAA Division II Mens Tennis East Region #2 Final on Friday afternoon. James Preston put the finishing touches on the win by defeating Lucas Wever at second singles, 6-4, 6-0.
May 7, 2009
Polus and Preston clinch 5-0 win over Bentley in NCAA Regionals
Patryk Polus and James Preston each posted 6-0, 6-0 wins in singles to sew up a 5-0 win for Queens College over Bentley University. The second seeded Knights began the day by taking all three doubles matches from the seventh seeded Falcons in a contest played in Flushing, New York.