Highlights & Fast Facts - Queensborough Athletics

Tiger & Lady Tiger Highlights 2015-2016

Fall 2015

Men’s Soccer
CUNY Athletic Conference Champions.
Participated in Region XV Tournament.
Anthony Blanco - 1st Team All Region, Region XV. Rookie of the Year, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Steven Fonesca - 1st Team All Region, Region XV. CUNY Athletic Conference All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Dimitrios Pappas - CUNY Tournament MVP, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Ronald Pineda - Honorable Mention Team, Region XV. CUNY Athletic Conference All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Kevin Zhagui - 2nd Team All Region, Region XV. CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference. All Sportsmanship Team, CUNY Athletic Conference.

Women’s Volleyball
CUNY Athletic Conference Champions.
Region XV Tournament Runner Ups (2nd Place).
Jason Demas - Top 30 Under 30, The American Volleyball Coaches Association Award. Coach of the Year, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Leslie Acosta - All Sportsmanship Team, Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Katrina Bautista - Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Alanna Caffrey - Nominated for NJCAA All American. Player of the Year, Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference. 1st Team All Region, Region XV. CUNY Tournament MVP, CUNY Athletic Conference. All Tournament Team, Region XV.
Liezl Del Rosario - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Brittany McNally - CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Mariela Medina - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Antonela Vrljic - All Tournament Team, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Zuri Williams - 1st Team All Region, Region XV. All Tournament Team, Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference. CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.

Men’s & Women’s Cross Country
Women’s Team - Participated in CUNY Championships.
Men’s Team - Participated in CUNY Championships.
Women’s Team - Participated in Region XV Championships, Sunken Meadow Park, NY.
Men’s Team - Participated in Region XV Championships, Sunken Meadow Park, NY.
Women’s Team - Participated in NJCAA National Championships, Holyoke MA.
Men’s Team - Participated in NJCAA National Championships, Holyoke MA.
Julyana Agustin - Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Matthew Campbell - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Vincent Miceli - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Jamie Williams - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.

Winter 2015 - 2016

Men’s Basketball

Participated in Mohawk Valley CC Tournament.
Steven Brewton - Honorable Mention Team, Region XV.
Vladimir Midy - All Sportsmanship Team, Region XV.

Women’s Basketball
Participated in Mohawk Valley CC Tournament.
Participated in Region XV Tournament.
Daomi Burch - Scholar Athlete of the Year, CUNY Athletic Conference. 2nd Team All Region, Region XV.
CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference. Participated in CUNY Good Will Tour (Cuba). Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Melissa Sobers - All Sportsmanship Team, Region XV.

Men’s & Women’s Swimming

Women’s Team - Participated in CUNY Athletic Conference Championships.
Men’s Team - Participated in CUNY Athletic Conference Championships.
Women’s Team - Participated in District Championships, Rochester, NY.
Men’s Team - Participated in District Championships, Rochester, NY.
Carlos Juca - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Hillel Perper - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Thomas Skukauskas - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Mikaela Sandy - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.

Men’s & Women’s Indoor Track Team…
Women’s Team - Community College CUNY Athletic Conference Runner Ups.
Men’s Team - Community College CUNY Athletic Conference Champions.
Women’s Team - Participated in NJCAA National Championships, North Carolina.
Men’s Team - Participated in NJCAA National Championships, North Carolina.
Julyana Agustin - Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference.  CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Ikeiya Alexander - CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Shovan Bala - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Matthew Campbell - CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Okera Campbell - CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Kemba Charles - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Bedan Dakin - CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.
Liezl Del Rosario - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Daniel Gammarra-Munoz - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Aaron Guthrie - CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference.
John-Timothy Hines - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Edina Music - CUNY All Star, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Hillel Perper - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Juan Carlos Vergara - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.

Spring 2016

Men’s Baseball …
Participated in Spring Training, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
CUNY Championship Runner Ups.
Participated in Region XV Tournament.
Kevin Bongiovanni - Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Miguel Garcia - All Tournament Team, Region XV.  Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Anthony Jennings - Gold Glove Award Winner (Pitcher), Region XV.
Joel Luna - 2nd Team All Region (Outfield), Region XV. All Tournament Team, Region XV.
Sergio Marquez - All Sportsmanship Team, CUNY Athletic Conference
Christopher Miller - 2nd Team All Region (Infield), Region XV.
Daniel Silvera - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.

Women’s Softball
Participated in Spring Training, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Estefany Almonte - 2nd Team All Region (Outfield), Region XV.
Katerine McDonald - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Nadine Norton - Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Taiwo Owoeye - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Zoe Quintero - Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference. All Sportsmanship Team, Region XV. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Ashley Rivera - 2nd Team All Region (Infield), Region XV.

Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Women’s Team - CUNY Athletic Conference Championships.
Men’s Team - CUNY Athletic Conference Championships.
Women’s Team - Will participated in NJCAA National Championships, Holyoke CC.
Men’s Team - Will participated in NJCAA National Championships, Holyoke CC.
Julyana Agustin - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American. Honorable Mention Scholar Athlete, CUNY Athletic Conference. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Shovan Bala - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Nicholas Blajeski - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Matthew Campbell - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Okera Campbell - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Kemba Charles - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
James Comilang - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Bedan Dakin - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Daniel Gammarra-Munoz - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Brandon Gooden - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Aaron Guthrie - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
John-Timothy Hines - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Brian Jensen - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Rennae Monteith - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.  
Edina Music - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American. Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Hillel Perper - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.
Fabrice Pierre-Paul - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Marlon Smith - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Sharina Tappin - US Track & Field CC Coaches Association All American.
Juan Carlos Vergara - Academic All Region XV & CUNY Athletic Conference.

Dance Workshop & Dance Team
Participated in QCC Dance Workshop.
Elyn Feldman - Senior Faculty Member of the Dance Program.
Emily Berry - Co Coordinator of Dance Program & Director of Dance Workshop.
Aviva Geismar - Co Coordinator of Dance Program & Director of Dance Workshop.

QCC Student - Athlete Awards 2015 - 2016

Scholar Athlete(s)…

Women: Julyana Agustin, Zoe Quintero, Katrina Bautista & Nadine Norton

Men: Kevin Bongiovanni & Miguel Garcia

Daomi Burch – QCC & CUNY Scholar Athlete of the Year

  • Outstanding GPA.

Outstanding Female Athlete(s)… Alanna Caffrey & Edina Music

Outstanding Male Athlete(s)… Bedan Dakin, Joel Luna & Kevin Zhagui

  • Outstanding Student-Athletes who demonstrate High Levels of Sportsmanship.

Steve Weingard Scholar – Athlete Award … Kevin Bongiovanni

  • Outstanding Student-Athlete with a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • Must demonstrate Leadership & Character.

Joanne Blummin Scholarship Award… Brian Jensen

  • Outstanding Student-Athlete that has completed 30 credits with a 2.70 GPA or better.
  • Must demonstrate Sportsmanship, Inner Strength & Persistence.

R.F. Kennedy Award… Alanna Caffrey

  • Outstanding Athlete who has attained recognition in Local, Regional and National Organizations.
  • Selected to All-Conferences and / or All Regional Teams.
  • Displays high levels of Sportsmanship on & off the field / court.

Evelyn Karlin Award… Mengying Lin

  • Student-Dancer returning to the Dance Workshop who demonstrates Discipline, Talent and the Understanding of Dance as a performing art.

Muriel Manings Award… Tiffany Brown

  • Presented to a Dancer with great potential and with the strong belief that Dance can be a force for strengthening cultural understanding in the world.
  • Given to a student who has excelled in Athletics and whose qualities of Character and

Mary Jean Erario Award… Katrina Bautista

Leadership exemplifies the highest ideals of sports.

Frank Egan Service / Leadership / Participation Award… Ashley Rivera

  • Given to the student who has excelled in providing Service to the Department and has exhibited a high level of Leadership while a member of a team.

Carol J. Bozek Sportsmanship & Humanitarian Award… Lauren Endriss & Julyana Agustin

A student will receive this honor only when these unique qualities are exemplified.

  • Student Athlete that has completed 24 credits w/ 2.0 GPA.
  • This student must have demonstrated an exceptional degree of Sportsmanship during her/ his participation on a team(s) and was recognized by her peers, coaches and /or faculty.
  • This student should possess the qualities of a Humanitarian, including a deep caring for others and a commitment to society.

CUNY Athletic Conference
Commissioner’s Cup Champions
Community College

Presented by the CUNY Athletic Conference to the College that collects the most points during the year. Points are awarded for Capturing CUNY Championships and finishing in 1st or 2nd place within CUNY.

(1998 - Present)

1998 Borough of Manhattan CC

1999 Borough of Manhattan CC

2000 Borough of Manhattan CC

2001 Borough of Manhattan CC

2002 Borough of Manhattan CC

2003 Queensborough CC & Bronx CC (Tie)

2004 Borough of Manhattan CC & Hostos CC (Tie)

2005 Hostos CC & Kingsborough CC (Tie)

2006 Borough of Manhattan CC

2007 Borough of Manhattan CC

2008 Queensborough CC

2009 Queensborough CC

2010 Borough of Manhattan CC

2011 Queensborough CC

2012 Queensborough CC

2013 Borough of Manhattan CC

2014 Queensborough CC

2015 Queensborough CC

2016 Queensborough CC

Region XV
Mickey Crowley
President’s Cup Sportsmanship Award

Presented by the Region XV Officials to the College that displays the best overall Sportsmanship during each year (established 2007).

2007 Queensborough CC

2008 Suffolk CC

2009 Orange CC

2010 Hostos CC

2011 Suffolk CC

2012 Queensborough CC

2013 Westchester CC

2014 Monroe College

2015 Suffolk CC

2016 Suffolk CC

2016 Fast Facts

Queensborough Community College
National Junior College Athletic Association (Region XV)
CUNY Athletic Conference

Revised 5/16/16

Women’s Varsity Athletics

Basketball * CUNY Champions 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2014

* Region XV Champions 1973, 1982 & 1984

* National Participants 1973, 1982 & 1984

* Region XV Sportsmanship Award 1992

Cross Country * CUNY Community College Champions 2004, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 2014

* Region XV Champions 2004

* District Champions 2003

* District Championship Runner Ups (2nd Place) 2004

* National Participants 2002, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10, 11 12, 13, 14 & 2015

Indoor Track * CUNY Community College Champions 2005, 06, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 2015

* District Championships, 3rd Place 2005 & 2006

* National Participants 2002, 03, 04, 05, 06, 11 12, 14, 15 & 2016

Outdoor Track * CUNY Community College Champions 2003, 04, 09, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 2016

* District Runner Ups (2nd Place) 2003, 2009, 2010 & 2011

* National Participants 2002, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 2016

Softball * Region Champions 2008

* National Participants (College “Fast Pitch” World Series) 2008

* Region XV Sportsmanship Award 2000, 02, 03, 05, 07, 12, 14 & 2015

Swimming * CUNY Community College Champions 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008

* National Participants 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011 & 2012

Volleyball * CUNY Champions 2010, 2011, 2013 & 2015

* Region XV Runner Ups (2nd Place) 1999 & 2015


Men’s Varsity Athletics

Baseball * CUNY Champions 1989, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 03, 04, 05, 08, 10, 12 & 2013

* Region XV Champions 1994 & 2005

* National Participants (College World Series) 1994 & 2005

Basketball * CUNY Champions 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 & 2003

* Region XV Division Champions 1991 & 1997

* National Participants 1991

* Region XV Sportsmanship Award 2002, 2006, 2008 & 2013

Cross Country * CUNY Community College Champions 2004, 05, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 2014

* Region XV Champions 2005, 2013 & 2014

* District Championship, 3rd Place 2005

* National Participants 2002, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 2015

Indoor Track * CUNY Community College Champions 2005, 06, 08, 09, 12, 13, 15 & 2016

* District Champions 2005

* District Runner Ups (2nd Place) 2006

* National Participants 2002, 03, 04, 05, 06, 09, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15 & 2016

Outdoor Track * CUNY Champions 2003, 2005, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2016

* National Participants 2002, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 2016

Soccer * CUNY Champions 1987, 1996, 1999, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2015

* Region XV Champions 1972, 1973, 1974 & 1999

* District Champions 1972, 1973, 1974

* National Participants 1972, 1973, 1974

* Region XV Sportsmanship Award 1999, 2006 & 2011

* NY Metro Chapter’s Sportsmanship Award 2011

Swimming * CUNY Community College Champions 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008

* National Participants 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2011

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for the Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.