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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.