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The Hostos Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams kicked off the 2016-2017 season with double wins against SUNY Rockland at a home doubleheader on Tuesday, November 1. The Women’s Basketball team topped Rockland 83-35, while the Caiman Men defeated the Hawks 96-77.
Hostos basketball player Corina Coles   
Corina Coles
Hostos basketball player Imani Bayne
Imani Bayne
The Caiman Women were led by Destini Green and Corina Coles who posted 12 points and 8 rebounds and 10 points and 5 steals, respectively.  The Hostos Men’s Basketball squad had four players score in double-digits, led by Shelby Rose’s 20 points and 7 rebounds. Jemal Smith posted a double-double in the win with 13 points and a game-high 11 assists.

Hostos basketball player Jemal Smith
Jemal Smith

Hostos basketball player Shane Neal
Shane Neal

Both teams are back in action at home on Thursday, November 3 against SUNY Sullivan in a double header at 6pm and 8pm.

About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. It serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique Student Success Coaching Unit provides students with individualized guidance and exemplifies its emphasis on student support services.

Hostos offers 29 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.