Named USA Rugby’s Player of the Decade in 2010, Phaidra Knight has a passion for the sport and its positive impact.
Sprinter and hurdler Shantae McDonald of Long Island University wasn’t that happy with her performances at the start of outdoor track and field season, but the results would beg to differ.
Postseason isn’t the prettiest of pictures for Division I women’s basketball teams from New York and New Jersey. Not a single team qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
When Elizabeth Naumovski took the job as head coach of Queens College women’s basketball, she made sure to thoroughly understand the program’s history.
“When I first read the comments from retired WNBA player, Candice Wiggins, I was stunned and disappointed,” wrote WNBA president Lisa Borders in her statement about an article in which Wiggins, a member of the New York Liberty in 2015, described having been bullied throughout her 8-year WNBA career because she was heterosexual and popular.
“We forced teams to play our style of game—fast, quick, pressured and up-and-down constantly,” said Tim Shanahan, head coach of College of Staten Island women’s basketball, which won the CUNYAC Championship for the first time since 2005.
St. John’s University women’s basketball spent last weekend on the road—winning handily against Providence University 71-47 and dropping a tight game to Creighton University 60-67.
"I’ve heard the track is fast and the crowd is really engaged in the track meet, so I’m really looking forward to it,” said first-time Millrose Games participant Ashley Spencer, Olympic bronze medalist in the 400-meter hurdles. “
With a 19–3 record and a Division II national ranking of 21, Queens College women’s basketball is going strong.
This season is the 35th season of women’s basketball in the Big East Conference.