Shalonda Young, Class of 1988

Shalonda Young, Class of 1988

Shalonda Young was a women's basketball standout during from 1984-1988 under the leadership of Coach Sharon Beverly. Shalonda was selected as American Women’s Sports Federation All-American in 1987. Known for her scoring, she scored over 2,000 career points with 20 or more points were scored in 20 of the 25 games played during the 1987 campaign. She scored 30 or more points five times in the season and scored a season-high 42 points against Immaculata College. She finished 30th in scoring and 11th in free throw percentage in the nation. Young was awarded First Team All-Conference selection in the Mideast Conference and twice in the Cosmopolitan Conference. She ended her collegiate career as a Queens College Silver Knight Award, the highest award bestowed on a student-athlete.

For the fourth year, the Queens College Athletics Hall of Fame opens its doors to a celebrated class of athletes, coaches and administrators who have all had a major hand in shaping the proud history of the Knights, including Shalonda Young. Between the nine inductees in the 2015 class, there are a number of conference champions, school record holders, All-Conference and All-American performers, and coaches of the year - all of whom have garnered Queens College regional and national acclaim for their outstanding accomplishments. 

All inductees will be honored at the fourth annual Hall of Fame Dinner/Golf Classic, which takes place on Friday, October 16, during the Queens College Athletics Alumni Weekend. The dinner that celebrates the 2015 class will begin at 6:00 p.m. More information on the inductees and the whole Queens College Athletics Hall of Fame can be found at http://www.queensknights.com/hof.