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CUNYAC Weekly Honors

Paola Beniquez, Outside Hitter and Freshman from Carolina, Puerto Rico wins CUNYAC Athlete of the Week honors

Paola Beniquez, Outside Hitter & Freshman was named CUNYAC Athlete of the Week

Beniquez led the Tigers with 35 kills, 41 digs and 12 service aces against three nationally-ranked opponents to open the season. She posted a double-double (14 kills, 11 digs) in the team's first win of the year, a 3-2 victory at Nassau.

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Maria Veliz Thol, Queensborough from Fresh Meadows, NY wins CUNYAC Rookie of the Week

Maria Veliz Thol, Setter & Freshman was named Rookie of the Week

Thol dished out more than 100 assists over her first three collegiate matches last week. In the team's 3-2 victory at Nassau on Thursday, she had a career-best 36 assists and added 10 digs for a double-double.

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Women's Volleyball Named Favorite to Win 2017 CUNYAC Volleyball Title

In a vote by the league's head volleyball coaches, Queensborough Community College was selected as the favorite to hoist the 2017 CUNYAC Community College Volleyball Championship, in a preseason poll released Thursday.

Though Queensborough and BMCC received the same number of points (13) in the balloting, the Tigers earned three of the four first-place nods to top the poll.

Queensborough, which garnered votes in the 2017 NJCAA Division III Preseason Poll, captured its second-straight CUNYAC title last season with a 3-0 sweep of BMCC. The Tigers also won a Region XV and District F Championship and finished the campaign at No. 7 in the national rankings.


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Announcements

Women's Volleyball Tryouts for fall 2017 semester

Join the #7 in the Nation (#1 in NYS) CUNYAC Champion Lady Tigers. Tryouts for the Women's Volleyball team will take place at 4 pm on August 1st. For more information, contact the coach.

All Athletes trying out will need a medical stamped by a doctor and an insurance form stamped. Forms are found on the Explanation of Medical Insurance Forms page.

For more information please contact the coach

The 31st Annual Michael Steuerman Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner for the CUNY Athletic Conference was held at Queens College on May 18th, 2017. The night was a tribute to CUNYAC's superb student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and supporters. The evening's honorees represent the very best CUNY has to offer in quality academics and athletics. Carmen Clavijo was honored with one of the biggest awards as she was named Scholar Athlete of the Year.

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Carmen Clavijo, CUNYAC Scholar Athlete of the Year

2016 Women’s Volleyball Awards

  • CUNYAC Champions
  • Region XV Champions
  • District F Champions
  • Finished 7th in the Country at Nationals

Zuri Williams
NJCAA D3 All-America Honorable Mention
Region XV Player of the Year
Region XV MVP
CUNYAC Player of the Year
CUNYAC MVP

Brittany McNally
All Region XV – Honorable Mention
Region XV All Tournament Team

Kiara Reyes
All Region XV- 2nd team
Region XV All Tournament Team
CUNYAC All Tournament Team

Carmen Clavijo
CUNYAC All Tournament Team
CUNYAC All Star

Paige Hughes
CUNYAC Rookie of the Year
All Region XV – 2nd team

Mariela Medina
Region XV Sportsmanship Team

Mballou Berete
CUNYAC Sportsmanship Award

Joelle Desrosiers
CUNYAC  All Star

2016 NJCAA Division III Volleyball All-America Teams

HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICANS

Zuri Williams, MB, 6' 2", So.

Queensborough Women's Volleyball Take Home District F Championship; Finish 7th In Nation

The Queensborough Community College Tigers spent an extended weekend up in Rochester, Minnesota at the NJCAA Women’s Volleyball National Tournament from November 11th - 12th. The Tigers were sent home but were able to claim a final ranking of #7 in the nation and a District F Championship.

“It has been an amazing experience all around. My team and I have learned so much and we are truly lucky to have done so well throughout the year,” said head coach, Jason Demas.
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Congratulations to Coach Jason Demas, his staff and our Lady Tigers for this unbelievable season. 23-0 in Region XV play. 10-0 in CUNYAC play. CUNYAC Champions. Region XV Champions.

Zuri Williams - Region XV Tournament MVP, Region XV athlete of the month for October

Zuri Williams - Region XV Tournament MVP
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Brittany McNally - Region XV All Tournament Team

Brittany McNally - Region XV All Tournament Team

Kiara Reyes - Region XV All Tournament Team

Kiara Reyes - Region XV All Tournament Team

2016 Division III Region XV Women's Community College Volleyball Championships

#1 QCC Lady Tigers opened up against #8 Nassau Lions with a 3-0 victory on Thursday, October 27 at Queensborough Community College. #1 QCC Lady Tigers next travel to Orange, NY taking on #4 Orange CC in the Region XV Semi-Finals on Saturday, October 29 at 12 noon.

The Finals will be held on October 29 later in the day.

Go Lady Tigers!

Brittany McNally was honored for recording her 500th career dig at QCC during the CUNYAC tournament on October 24

As part of Thursday's game, two Lady Tigers were honored for hitting milestones before the win. Brittany McNally was honored for recording her 500th career dig at QCC during the CUNYAC tournament on Monday, October 24.

Kiara Reyes recorded her 500th assist on the season during the CUNYAC tournament

As part of Thursday's game, two Lady Tigers were honored for hitting milestones before the win. Kiara Reyes recorded her 500th assist on the season during the CUNYAC tournament. With over 800+ career assists, Kiara Reyes is the all time assist leader in school history.

2016 CUNYAC Community College Women's Volleyball Championship

#1 QCC Lady Tigers defeated #4 Kingsborough Wave in the CUNYAC Community College Women's Volleyball Tournament on October 24th at Hostos Community College.

The Lady Tigers then faced #3 Borough of Manhattan Community College in the finals. The QCC Lady Tigers defeated BMCC to win the 2016 CUNYAC Community College Women's Volleyball Championship for a second year in a row!

The following Lady Tigers won CUNYAC Tournament Awards:

  • Zuri Williams - CUNYAC Tournament MVP

  • Kiara Reyes - All Tournament Team

  • Carmen Clavijo - All Tournament Team

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Coaches Demas, Rodriguez and Briffa with Lady Tigers accepting CUNYAC title and awards

Women's Volleyball Region XV Awards:

  • Region XV Player of the Year - Zuri Williams

  • All Region 2nd team - Paige Hughes and Kiara Reyes

  • All Region Honorable Mention - Brittany McNally

  • All Region Sportsmanship Award - Mariela Medina

  • Coach of the Year - Jason Dermas

The Lady Tigers will start the Region XV playoffs on Thursday, 10/27 at 6 PM against Nassau Community College. Go Lady Tigers!

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Lady Tigers Claim Weekly Award Winners

Kiara Reyes, Setter, won CUNYAC Player of the week honors and Joelle Desrosiers, Middle Hitter, won CUNYAC Rookie of the week honors.

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Senior Day @ Queensborough (Dig Pink Day - 10/20) - QCC vs Suffolk County CC

Senior day was a success with the Lady Tigers defeating Suffolk County CC 3-0. The Lady Tigers are now a perfect 18-0 in Region XV, and overall 21-1. Head Coach Jason Demas and his staff honored 7 seniors after the match.

Brittany McNally, Kiara Lugo, Carmen Clavijo, Mariela Medina, Head Coach Jason Demas, Mballou Berrett, Zuri Williams, and Kiara Reyes

From the left is Brittany McNally, Kiara Lugo, Carmen Clavijo, Mariela Medina, Head Coach Jason Demas, Mballou Berete, Zuri Williams, and Kiara Reyes

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