2012 Queens Baseball News
May 14, 2012
New York Mets Celebrate Queens College Night at Citi Field
Students, faculty and staff of QC welcomed to Citi Field in pre-game ceremony; baseball team sold tickets for event, raised nearly $3,500.
May 11, 2012
Salanitri Named to ECC Baseball All-Conference Second Team
First-year Knights player was named as a utility selection after performing in left field, infield and on the mound for the Knights.
May 8, 2012
Third Time's a Charm: LoBello Named ECC Baseball Rookie of the Week for Third Straight Time
Freshman third baseman hit .357 last week for the Knights, including a 5-for-11 stint against the eventual ECC regular-season champs.
May 7, 2012
Mancini, Kelly, LoBello Send Baseball to Season-Ending Split vs. St. Thomas Aquinas
Knights open up Senior Night with 11-hit, nine-walk attack in 11-1 triumph in opener against the Spartans.
May 6, 2012
Kelly Goes 2-for-3 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas; Knights to Celebrate Senior Night Monday
Knights will honor five seniors prior to start of Monday night's doubleheader, at Provident Bank Park, at approximately 6:15 p.m.
May 5, 2012
UPDATE: Schedule Changes to Baseball Series vs. St. Thomas Aquinas Announced
Teams will play Sunday at 1 p.m. at Provident Bank Park as regularly scheduled; will play 6:30 p.m. Monday twinbill at PBP, as well.
May 3, 2012
Muller Goes 2-for-4 in Baseball's ECC Showdown at Dowling
Knights slated to play host to Senior Day, Saturday vs. St. Thomas Aquinas.
May 2, 2012
Baseball's Thursday Game to be Played at Dowling, at 3 p.m.
Knights and Golden Lions will face off at Golden Lions Field in Brookhaven, N.Y., at 3 p.m.
April 29, 2012
Baseball Drops Pair at Bridgeport
Knights are back in ECC action at home Wednesday afternoon, at 3:30 p.m. against Dowling.
April 28, 2012
Baseball's Five-Run Eighth Not Enough vs. Bridgeport
Knights will play UB in a Sunday, 1 p.m. twinbill at West Haven (Conn.) High School.
April 23, 2012
Cascello, LoBello Cop ECC Baseball Weekly Awards
Cascello named Pitcher of the Week; LoBello garners Rookie of the Week praise.
April 21, 2012
Baseball, Winners of Three Straight, Sweeps Mercy, 5-0 and 4-3
Kaplan fires four-hit shutout in opener; LoBello posts second three-RBI game in as many days to lift Knights in nightcap against the Mavericks.
April 20, 2012
Baseball Announces Schedule Changes for Upcoming Weekend
Knights' non-conference tilt vs. C.W. Post Friday has been cancelled; QC will play host to Mercy Friday at 3 p.m., in lieu of regularly scheduled Sunday contest.
April 20, 2012
Cascello, Perfect Through Five, Fires Three-Hit Shutout in Baseball's 6-0 ECC Win vs. Mercy
Sophomore righty faces four batters over the minimum, strikes out five in moving to 5-3 on the season.
April 18, 2012
Baseball Drops 2-1 Decision at C.W. Post
Knights will face the Pioneers in non-conference action, Friday at Ray Metski Field; first pitch is slated for 3 p.m.
April 17, 2012
MLB Legend Jim Abbott Provides Inspirational Speech at Queens College
Former California Angels, New York Yankees left-handed pitcher discussed overcoming adversity to excel in whatever life brings your way.
April 14, 2012
Baseball Splits ECC Doubleheader With Molloy
Knights come from behind for 6-5 win in the opener; teams will play two contests (including continuation of a suspended game) Sunday afternoon at 1.
April 12, 2012
Baseball Announces Schedule Changes for Upcoming Week
Knights will play at Pace Thursday at 3 p.m.; Friday's non-conference contest at St. Thomas Aquinas has been postponed.
April 10, 2012
Late Rally Sends Baseball Past St. Thomas Aquinas, 8-6
Four-run eighth inning erases a two-run deficit and sends Knights to victory against the Spartans.
April 7, 2012
Extra Innings Unkind to Baseball in Three-Game Weekend Set vs. Dowling
Two out of three contests go to extra frames against the Golden Lions; Muller raps two hits in Monday's 11-inning marathon.
April 4, 2012
Bernardo, Casella Notch Two Hits Apiece vs. Bridgeport
Knights juniors combine for four hits against the Purple Knights.
April 3, 2012
Bernardo's Raps Three Extra-Base Hits vs. Caldwell
Junior second baseman ripped a solo homer, two doubles and scored twice against the Cougars in non-conference action.
April 2, 2012
Queens College Night at Citi Field
Friday, May 4, 2012, join us as we celebrate Queens College Night with the Mets at Citi FIeld! For tickets, visit mets.com/QC (Promo Code: QC).
April 1, 2012
Mazzella, Gerdowsky Notch Two Hits Apiece vs. Dominican
Knight compete in twinbill against visiting Chargers.
March 31, 2012
Baseball, Softball's Saturday Contests Postponed
Baseball contest vs. Dominican to be made up Sunday; softball twinbill vs. Mercy to be made up April 13.
March 30, 2012
Baseball's Friday Game at Pace; Sunday's Twinbill vs. Caldwell Postponed
No make-up date scheduled at press time; Knights slated to play host to Dominican Saturday at noon.
March 27, 2012
Baseball Topples Mercy, 9-5, in ECC Action
Varela hits home run; Kelly scores three runs; LoBello hits 3-for-4.
March 24, 2012
Baseball Drops ECC Twinbill to C.W. Post
Gerdowsky hits 2-for-3 in game two for the Knights.
March 21, 2012
Baseball ECC Opener at Molloy Suspended After 11 Innings of Play
Continuation date/time TBD; Knights play host to C.W. Post in ECC doubleheader Saturday.
March 18, 2012
Baseball Splits Non-Conference Twinbill vs. Bloomfield
Bernardo goes 3-for-6 with three runs and three RBI on the afternoon; pitcher Cascello moves to 3-0 on the season for the Knights.
March 14, 2012
Six-Run Fifth Inning Sends Baseball Past Concordia, 13-7
Salanitri (5 IP, first college win) and Mazzella notch three hits apiece against the Clippers.
March 13, 2012
Kelly, Salanitri Each Record Two Hits vs. Dominican
Kelly went 2-for-3 with a walk, while Salanitri finished 2-for-5 with a double against the Chargers.
March 10, 2012
Weekend Recap: Baseball Takes One of Three from No. 7/10 Southern Connecticut
Knights use ninth-inning run to snag a 4-3 decision in front end of Saturday's doubleheader against the nationally ranked Owls.
March 5, 2012
Baseball Slugs Past Nyack, 8-2
Bernardo records three RBI, Mazzella raps two-run homer, and Knights pitching allowed just five hits vs. the Warriors.
March 4, 2012
Baseball Splits Season-Opening Twinbill at Bloomfield; Plays Host to Nyack Monday at 2:30 p.m.
Knights earn a 7-2 victory in the opening contest behind a 3-run homer by Mazzella, complete-game win by Kaplan.
March 3, 2012
Baseball's Saturday Doubleheader at Nyack Postponed
Stay tuned to QueensKnights.com for further schedule adjustments.
February 14, 2012
Sowinski Serves as Guest Speaker to PSAL Baseball Coaches
Third-year QC head coach spoke to the group about NCAA recruiting policies, admissions requirements.
February 14, 2012
Baseball Tabbed Seventh in ECC Preseason Tally
Knights return 14 players, 11 starters (eight position players, three starting pitchers) from its 2011 outfit.
November 28, 2011
Baseball Helps Beautify Queens Botanical Gardens
Knights student-athletes and staff helped plant over 2,000 tulips while cleaning throughout the park, as well.
November 1, 2011
Baseball, Track and Field Teams Volunteer at Men's Health Urbanathlon
The Queens College baseball, and men’s and women’s track and field teams, recently took part in a rewarding volunteer experience, as members of those squads took time out of a rainy day to lend a hand at the Men’s Health Urbanathlon – which was held at nearby Citi Field. Members of the QC teams assisted in various duties, which included working at hydration stations, assisting at various obstacles along the course, and handing out awards as the participants finished their respective races.