Queens College inducted eight members of the Class of 2017 into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 13, at Harbor Links Golf Club in Port Washington, N.Y. QC's sixth class includes eight members, with five outstanding individuals and three teams of distinction, including former Queens College athletes, coaches, and championship teams.
The Class of 2017 features Alan Landes, Frank Saracino, Cheryl Vigo, Howard M. Elson and Nicole Young, along with the Knights' 1967 baseball team, 1980 softball team and 2007 women's tennis team.
Our fourth Hall of Fame Spotlight is Cheryl Vigo, Softball and Women's Basketball.
Cheryl Vigo was a four-year member of the Queens College softball and women's basketball teams. Vigo played a major role in the softball team's success in the early 2000s. She was a two-time All-American, a three-time all-region and all-conference selection, and earned the Queens College Silver Knight Award in 2001 and 2003.
Vigo garnered NYCAC Player of the Year in 2000 after hitting .432 with 38 RBI and a .729 slugging percentage. In 2001, she batted .450 with six home runs and 48 RBI, claiming All-America status. That season, Vigo led head coach Brian DeMasters' team to the NYCAC title and an appearance in the NCAA tournament. She capped her softball career with a .404 career batting average, including .478 in conference play, along with 197 hits and 139 RBI.