Hostos Lady Caimans basketball team. Award.The Lady Caimans basketball team attacked the CUNYAC title game with the voracity they have shown all season and came away with their first championship since 2007, beating Borough of Manhattan Community College, 66-53, on February 17.

Continuing their monstrous run, they are currently on a 21-game winning streak and rule the Swamp with a 25-3 record. For more on the championship game, click HERE.

Both the men’s and women’s team were recognized at the CUNYAC Awards Banquet, held at the Water Club on February 16. Women’s coach DeVernie Winston won Community College Coach of the year, Jemal Smith and Destini Green won Men and Women's Player of the Year, Cashmir Fulcher won Women's Rookie of the Year, and Pamela Suarez and Jonathan Lori were honored with All-Star awards.

The men’s team reached the CUNYAC semifinal, but fell to BMCC, 88-84, on February 15.

Next up: Both teams are preparing for the NJCAA Region XV Tournament.

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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 for nearly half a century. Since 1968, Hostos has been 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.
Hostos offers 28 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.