The Queens College Department of Athletics hosted its annual Year-End Awards Banquet on Tuesday evening at the Harbor Links. The department celebrated the many accomplishments from the 2016-17 season and handed out major department awards, while each team distributed individual sport awards.
Queens College head women’s tennis coach Alan Nagel and men’s and women’s assistant coach Fabio Minami have been honored with regional awards from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Nagel was named Wilson/ITA East Region Coach of the Year, while Minami earned East Region ITA Assistant Coach of the Year for both men and women.
The Queens College women’s tennis team saw its season come to a close in the Round of 16 in the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on Wednesday, dropping a 5-0 decision to the No. 1 BYU-Hawaii Seasiders.
Down 2-1 after doubles play, the Queens College women’s tennis team battled back to defeat the Goldey-Beacom College Lightning, 5-2, in the NCAA Division II East Region II Finals on Tuesday. With the win, the Knights (14-3) advance to the Round of 16 for the second time in three years and sixth time in the last eight seasons.
The Queens College women’s tennis team was selected as a No. 2 seed in the upcoming NCAA Division II Women’s Tennis Championship on Tuesday evening. Queens will also be the host for East Region II, while earning a first-round bye.
Hitting the road for the first time this spring, the Queens College women's tennis team rolled past the Goldey-Beacom College Lightning, 8-1, on Monday. The win was the fourth in a row for the Knights, who have yet to lose during the spring season.
The Queens College women's tennis team picked up its third consecutive victory on Friday afternoon, 7-2, over Adelphi University at the QC Tennis Center. The Knights, who are 3-0 so far this spring, improve to 12-2 on the season, while handing the Panthers (12-5) their first loss since September.
The Queens College women's tennis team ranks 41st nationally in the first set of Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings, released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Knights are additionally ranked second in the East region.
A quartet of Queens College women's tennis players were recognized with East Coast Conference All-Conference honors, the league announced. Senior Angelika Sobiecka, junior Emy Alplund and sophomores Laura Ortega Jover and Line Sorsdahl Aasen were all named to the Second Team ledger, while head coach Alan Nagel was named ECC Coach of the Year.
The second seeded Queens College women's tennis team advanced to the final of the East Coast Conference Championship with a 5-1 victory over third seed LIU Post Friday afternoon in the semifinal round.