CUNY Basketballer Receives Paralympics Invitation

BARUCH COLLEGE–Queens College junior Seira Larrauri Garcia was invited to the 2022 Selection Camp for the United States women’s wheelchair basketball team, becoming the first CUNY athlete invited to a Team USA tryout in any sport.

It is Team CUNY’s first year competing in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

“Seira exemplifies the resolve that drives CUNY students, alumni, faculty and staff including those with disabilities,” Chancellor Félix Matos Rodríguez said. “CUNY is cheering loudly as she pursues her Paralympic dreams.”