QC wrapped up their 2010 season at home on a warm Saturday afternoon against NYIT on Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) Awareness Day. Seniors Danielle DiGioia, Nicole Mancusi, Roseann Mercurio, Katie Miracco and Chrsity Sanders all made their final appearances in a Queens College uniform in the doubleheader.
Hillary Genova and Samantha Stallone each had four hits in a pair of losses to regionally ranked Caldwell College on a blustery Thursday afternoon. A seventh inning Knights rally came up short in a 5-4 game one loss.
The softball doubleheader between the Knights of Queens College and St. Thomas Aquinas College, originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 27th at STAC, has been postponed. The games will now be played the next day, Wednesday, April 28th - same time, same site.
NYIT took both ends of a doubleheader form QC in a key conference match-up with the fourth and final playoff seed at stake. Both schools have nine conference wins but the Knights now have two more losses than NYIT.
Molloy College took both ends of a doubleheader from QC on Tuesday afternoon in Flushing, New York. The Knights now hit the road to take on their chief rival for the fourth and final playoff spot, New York Tech, on Thursday.
Freshman second baseman Hillary Genova took Christina Bernardi deep for her first home run as a Knight in the seventh inning of a game two, 8-4 loss to C.W. Post. QC lost the first game 8-0 in a twin bill played in Flushing on Saturday.
Nicole Mancusi had five of the Knights' 23 hits and Victoria Coan earned a save and a win in relief in 9-3 and 7-1 wins at the University of Bridgeport. Mancusi had three of her team's nine hits in the first game and was one of six players with at least two hits in the nightcap.
Hillary Genova had three hits and three runs batted in and Bryttne Nelson tossed a four hit shutout in QC's 6-0 win at Mercy College in the opener of a conference doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon. A seventh inning Knights rally came up empty in their 3-2 loss in game two.
The Knights scored 15 runs and pounded out 21 hits in day 2 of Georgian Court's 3rd Annual "Go to Bat for Breast Cancer" Tournament. QC was beaten 10-7 by Dominican in an early morning affair and lost 11-8 to the host school later in the day. Hillary Genova led the attack with five hits and four runs batted in.
Danielle DiGioia streaked home with the winning run on a bunt by Jill Rini in QC's 3-2, eight inning, game two victory over St. Thomas Aquinas on Thursday. Bryttne Nelson fanned eight in a complete game, 4-1 win in the opener.
Robbie Twible will kick off Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) Awareness Day, WHICH HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 1st, by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Queens College Knights softball doubleheader against New York Tech. Robbie, the energetic and fun-loving son of Assistant Director of Recreation Robert Twible, has been battling this rare genetic disorder since birth.
The Lions of Molloy College beat Queens College, 5-2 and 6-1, in ECC softball action on Good Friday. The Knights were visitors on their own field as Molloy is forced to play all of their home games on the road this season.
Faith Tessmer went the distance on the mound in game one and doubled and scored on a pinch hit, walk-off single by Danielle DiGioia in the eighth inning of game two to give QC a pair of 2-1 wins over Bridgeport on Wednesday. With the wins the Knights improve to 4-2 in conference play.
Senior Katie Miracco was named ECC Softball Player of the Week on Monday, making it the second time in three weeks that a Knight has captured the award. Caroline Carbone was the first QC player to earn the honor. Two changes in QC's schedule for this week were also announced.
Megan White homered in both games and Katie Miracco hit a long ball in game two to power QC to 7-0 and 7-3 wins over Mercy College in Queens. Faith Tessmer threw a one hitter for the Knights to start the day.
The softball doubleheader on Saturday, March 27th between the Knights and Mercy College, originally scheduled to be hosted by Mercy, has been moved to Queens College. First pitch is schedlued for 1:00 pm.
Faith Tessmer and Bryttne Nelson combined for a one-hitter in the Knights' 6-0 game two win over Bloomfield College. The visitors took game one, 8-4, in a doubleheader originally scheduled to be played at Bloomfield.
Post University defeated QC, 3-0 and 6-3, to ruin the Knights' 2010 home opening doubleheader on a sunny Sunday in Flushing. Hillary Genova and Katie Miracco each had two hits in game one and Megan White drove in two with a pinch single in the nightcap.
Queens College avenged a loss from two days ago when they beat Bentley University, 5-1, on Thursday in Clermont, Florida. Caroline Carbone was three for four and Bryttne Nelson went the distance to pick up the victory for QC. The second game of the day against Southern Connecticut was rained out.
The Queens College Softball team was beaten by Bentley University and Merrimack College on Tuesday in day two of their Florida road trip. QC lost to Bentley, 8-0, in the early game and then fell to Merrimack, 8-4.
Christy Sanders pitched an eight inning, three hit complete game to enable the Knights to win their season opener over American International, 3-1. AIC rebounded to beat QC, 6-2, in the second game of a doubleheader played in Clermont, Florida on Monday.