Playing on their home field for the first time this season, the Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team earned a doubleheader split with Erie Community College, winning game one 5-4 before dropping game two 5-0. The Panthers are now 8-9 overall and 1-5 in the West Division. Erie stands at 12-10 overall and 4-2 in the West Division.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team entered Thursday’s game with Genesee Community College with the longest winning streak and the highest national ranking in the history of the program. The Panthers, winners of five straight and owners of the #10 spot in the latest NJCAA national poll, hosted #3 Genesee in a matchup of top ten teams, falling to the Cougars 23-5. The Panthers are now 8-3 overall and 7-3 in Region III while the Cougars improve to 9-2 overall and 7-1 in regional play.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College softball team picked up its first wins of the season Wednesday, winning a pair of games in very different styles over Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The Panthers won by scores of 1-0 and 13-5 to improve to 2-4 on the year. It was the season opener for Fulton-Montgomery.
The annual Panthers men's soccer alumni game will be held Saturday, April 28 at 1 p.m. on the TC Turf. With a dozen All-Americans, more than two dozen all-region, and more than 50 all-conference players counted among the Panther's men's soccer alumni, the pool of talent is deep! Come out and see some of the stars of the past lacing it up for a good time.
On the day the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team returned to the national top ten, the Panthers used a run of six straight goals in the third quarter to rally for a lead, and then held on for a 12-11 win over a spirited Mercyhurst North East team. The Panthers, ranked #10 in the nation in this week’s NJCAA poll, are now 8-2 overall and 7-2 in Region III while the Saints drops to 5-6 overall and 3-5 in regional play.
Another cold and damp day greeted Region III golfers Sunday as Tompkins Cortland Community College hosted the Panthers Open Championship at Elm Tree Golf Course in Cortland. With golfers from ten school competing, the Panthers finished in fifth place with a team score of 320. The team title went to Onondaga Community College with a score of 309, five strokes ahead of SUNY Adirondack.
Lead by tournament medalist Daniel Lapp (Trumansburg/Charles O. Dickerson H.S.), the Tompkins Cortland Community College golf team earned a second place finish in the Mid-State Athletic Conference championship, held in conjunction with the Onondaga Invitational Saturday at Timber Banks Golf Course in Baldwinsville.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team used a big second half to push its season-best winning streak to four games with Saturday’s 13-8 win at Herkimer College. The Panthers are now 7-2 overall and 6-2 in Region III while Herkimer drops to 4-4 both overall and in regional play.
The first road trip of the year could not have been any more difficult for the Tompkins Cortland Community College softball team. On Saturday, the Panthers traveled to Herkimer to take on the defending regional champions and the team currently ranked #2 in the nation. The result was a sweep for Herkimer by scores of 23-0 and 13-0. The result leaves the Panthers at 0-4 on the season while Herkimer moves to 7-3 overall and 6-0 in Region III.
This spring has been unkind to any outdoor sports, but perhaps none more so than golf. With golf courses late opening all across the state, teams in Region III found it tough to get many practice rounds in heading into the season-opening tournament Friday in Auburn. As a result, many teams put up scores they hope will prove to be their highest of the year. Count Tompkins Cortland Community College among those teams as the Panthers carded a team score of 370 to finish fifth among the nine teams at the Nicholas J. DeSocio Memorial Invite, hosted by Cayuga Community College at the Highland Park Golf Course. Niagara County Community College might have been the lone school to leave the day pleased with its score as the Thunderwolves won the invitational with a score of 318, a full 26 strokes better than runner-up Mohawk Valley Community College.
After having the first four dates on the schedule postponed, the Tompkins Cortland Community College softball team finally got the 2018 season underway Friday, hosting SUNY Broome for a doubleheader in Dryden. The Panthers showed signs of promise but ultimately dropped both games by final scores of 18-4 and 16-8. Broome improves to 4-0 on the season with the sweep.
Despite a very promising start to the day, the end results were disappointing for the Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team Tuesday. Playing at Finger Lakes Community College, the Panthers lost both ends of the doubleheader, 5-4 and 16-6. The Panthers are now 7-8 overall and 0-4 in the West Division on the year while Finger Lakes is 8-6 overall and 4-0 in the West Division.
Another dominating performance for the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team ended with a 19-3 win for the Panthers over Finger Lakes Community College Tuesday. The win was the third straight and fifth in the last six games for the Panthers, who improve to 6-2 overall, 5-2 in Region III, and 3-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Finger Lakes drops to 0-8 overall, 0-4 in Region III, and 0-2 in the MSAC.
After a week of games postponed due to the weather, the Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team finally got on the field Sunday. Playing in wintry conditions on the turf at Onondaga Community College, the Panthers struggled to find any rhythm while getting swept by scores of 4-2 and 7-6, with the second game going 12 innings. The Panthers are now 7-5 overall and 0-2 in the West Division on the year while Onondaga is 9-8 overall and 3-1 in the West Division.
Two records fell Friday as Anthony Irizarry (Middletown/Middletown H.S.) led the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team to a 19-12 win over Union County College (N.J.). Irizarry set new standards for points and goals in a game, scoring 16 points on 11 goals and 5 assists to help the Panthers improve to 5-2 on the year.
The home doubleheader with Onondaga Community College scheduled for Saturday, April 7 has been postponed due to the weather and field conditions. The home games are rescheduled for Tuesday, May 8 starting at 2 p.m.. The Panthers still hope to take on the Lazers Sunday in Syracuse in the scheduled doubleheader.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team put together a dominating performance Wednesday, beating Mohawk Valley Community College by a final of 20-2. The margin of victory is the biggest in the history of the program and improves the Panthers record to 4-2 on the year. Mohawk Valley drops to 0-3.
The top-ranked team in the nation proved to be too much for the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team to handle Saturday as Onondaga Community College handled the Panthers by a final score of 34-2. Onondaga, the defending national champions and #1-ranked team in the nation this season, improves to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. The Panthers drop to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the MSAC.
Playing at home Wednesday, the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team showed the firepower needed to overcome a slow start and win going away. The Panthers spotted Hudson Valley Community College an early three-goal lead before roaring back to beat the Vikings 10-7. The Panthers are now 3-1 overall and in Region III while Hudson Valley drops to 3-2 overall and 1-2 in Region III.
Dominating pitching and timely hitting helped the Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team to a doubleheader sweep of Jefferson Community College Wednesday. The Panthers rallied for wins by scores of 3-2 and 2-1 to win both games played at Cornell University’s Hoy Field.
Playing under the lights on a cold Wednesday evening in Watertown, the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team put together a dominating performance, beating Jefferson Community College 15-2. The win improves the Panthers to 2-1 overall and in Region III and 2-0 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team closed out its Spring Break trip in fine fashion Tuesday, taking both ends of a doubleheader against Monroe College JV The Panthers topped the D-I school’s JV team by scores of 7-2 and 12-10. The Panthers are now 5-3 while Monroe JV is 5-5-1.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team split a doubleheader with Queensborough Community College during its Spring Break trip Monday, winning 9-4 and losing 8-6. The Panthers are now 3-3 while Queensborough is 6-2.
Three pitchers combined to toss a school-record 19 strikeouts Sunday to help the Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team to a 10-2 win over Monroe College-Bronx. The win evens the Panthers’ record at 2-2 while the Express falls to 0-3.
Playing at home for the first time this season, the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team hosted the #8-ranked team in the nation Saturday. Taking on Monroe Community College, the Panthers struggled to mount much of an attack against the Tribunes, falling by a final score of 13-5. Both teams are now 1-1 on the season.
The first win of the year came in dramatic fashion for the Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team as the Panthers rallied with six runs in the 8th inning to beat Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville 7-6 Sunday. The win leaves the Panthers with a record of 1-2 after the season opening weekend trip to Maryland. Catonsville, a Division II team, is now 6-8 on the season.