BMCC’s Shala and Caimans’ Gassama Take Home Top Awards

The CUNY Athletic Conference has named Klaudio Shala of the BMCC Panthers and Hostos’ Dodo Gassama CUNYAC/Applebee’s Community College Men’s Soccer Player and Rookie of the Year, respectively. The Panthers’ Head Coach Afrim Lajqi was named Coach of the Year while Jimmy Laons of Kingsborough has been given the Sportsmanship Award. The CUNYAC Champion BMCC Panthers took home the most honors with seven accolades including the Player of the Year and the Coach of the Year. Runner-up Hostos snagged five honors including Rookie of the Year to take home the second most awards. Kingsborough and Queensborough split the remaining four honors to round out the all-star list.