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College Round-up: QC’s Sikiric, Holder named Players of the Year

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Sikiric, a senior forward from Maspeth, led the Knights to a school record 22 wins, a second NYCAC tournament title and a third NCAA appearance in five years. The former Archbishop Molloy standout set a single season school record with 611 points and ended his career at Queens fourth on the all-time scoring list with 1,760 points.Sikiric was also named to the all-NYCAC first team and the NYCAC tournament MVP this year.Holder also earned all-NYCAC first team honors, led the conference in rebounding (11.9) and was second in scoring (19.7). The Uniondale, L.I. native finished her career with 1,745 points and 1,096 rebounds - the most by any player in Queens history at the Division II level.Also honored by the Met Writers are St. John's women's basketball players Kia Wright and Angela Clark. Wright was named to the Division I First Team while Clark earned second team honors.A Red Storm rookie, Wright was named an All-Big East second team selection after leading St. John's and was third in the conference, averaging 14.7 points per game and added 3.8 assists per game. The University of Connecticut transfer also led the team in three-point percentage and free throw percentage as St. John's got off to its best start in program history and its best finish in 16 years.Clark led St. John's and was third in the Big East with 8.4 rebounds per game and was second in scoring, averaging 11.6 points per game. The former high school teammate of Wright's at Copiague High School, Clark had 10 double-doubles and connected on 45 percent of her shots from the field.BaseballSt. John's 11, West Virginia 4. St. John's batted around in two consecutive innings, belted five extra-base hits and Craig Hansen threw three-plus innings of scoreless relief to lead the Red Storm past West Virginia Sunday.St. John's, winners of 14 of its last 15 games, improved to 23-10 and 9-2 in the Big East. West Virginia falls to 16-21 and 5-8 in the Big East.Chris Joachim, Sam DeLuca and Ken Devenney each had 2 RBIs apiece while Will Vogl went 3-for-4 and Rob Delaney improved to 4-0 for the Red Storm.West Virginia 8, St. John's 6. The Mountaineers erased an early 4-1 deficit to end the Red Storm's 13-game winning streak in the nightcap of a Saturday doubleheader. Vogl and Eddie Schultz each hit home runs and reliever Justin Muir picked up the loss, dropped to 3-2.St. John's 7, West Virginia 4. Anthony Varvaro went 6 innings, giving up 2 runs on 5 hits while striking out 5 with 3 walks to win his fifth straight and improve to 6-2 in the opener of a Saturday doubleheader. Jim Martin had a single, a double and 2 RBIs while Blake Hershelman went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.C.W. Post 18, Queens College 4. Luca Paraschiviou went 2-for-5 with a home run and 3 RBIs and Rob Aronowitz had 3 hits and an RBI for Queens (4-15-1, 3-9-1 NYCAC), which dropped its sixth straight Sunday.Queensborough CC 15, Borough of Manhattan CC 5. David Mercado went 4-for-5 with a grand slam and 5 RBI and Dan Dioguardi pitched a 6-inning, 4-hitter with 8 strikeouts for QCC (13-12, 3-3 CUNY) Friday.SoftballDowling 5, Queens 3. Crystal Wilson went 3-for-3 with an RBI for Queens (15-16, 6-10 NYCAC), which dropped its fifth straight game Monday. Dowling 4, Queens 1. Wilson was 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Lady Knights, which have lost eight of its last 10 games in the opener of a doubleheader in Flushing.Villanova 2, St. John's 1. Danielle Estrada was 1-for-2 with an RBI for St. John's (17-24-1, 4-6 Big East), which lost the nightcap of a doubleheader Sunday when pinch runner Lindsay Martin scored on a Meghan Allman wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth inning.Villanova 5, St. John's 3. Tami Hill was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Allina Sainz and Megan Oliver also drove in runs for the Red Storm in the opener of the doubleheader.

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