Athletics News

  • Heartbreaking Loss for Panthers Men
    December 08, 2019
    A pair of free throws with 4.7 seconds left were the difference Sunday as the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker to North Country Community College, 70-68. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-7 overall and 3-6 in Region III. North Country 6-4 overall and 5-4 in region.
  • Panthers Close Out Semester Against Nation's #2 Team
    December 08, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team closed out the fall semester by hosting the #2-ranked team in the nation Sunday. Taking on North Country Community College, the Panthers came up on the short end of an 80-49 final. Tompkins Cortland heads into the winter break with a record of 3-5 overall and 2-5 in Region III. North Country is 11-0 overall and 9-0 in Region III.
  • Hunter Pettit Signs with Panthers Women's Soccer
    December 05, 2019
    Hunter Petit is the first member of the Recruiting Class of 2020 to sign her National Letter of Intent to play soccer for the Panthers. A first-team All-I.A.C. goalkeeper for the Union Springs/Port Byron Wolves, Hunter will graduate from Union Springs in June.  
  • Panthers Go Cold in Second Half of Men's Basketball Loss
    December 04, 2019
    After putting up 51 points in the first half, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team went cold in the second, adding only 25 points and losing 94-76 to Finger Lakes Community College Wednesday. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-6 overall and 0-2 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Finger Lakes 6-4 overall and 1-0 in the MSAC.
  • Panthers Dial It In From Long Distance For Win
    December 04, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team found the range early and often Wednesday, connecting on nine 3-pointers in a 63-45 win over Finger Lakes Community College. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-4 overall and 1-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Finger Lakes is 3-7 overall and 0-1 in the MSAC.
  • Monday Basketball vs. Hudson Valley Postponed
    December 01, 2019
    The home basketball games vs. Hudson Valley scheduled for Monday, December 2, have been postponed due to predicted hazardous weather. The games will be made up on Sunday, January 12.
  • Panthers Men Overwhelmed by Nation's #3
    November 23, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team ran up against one of the hottest teams in the nation Saturday, and the result wasn’t pretty. Playing on the road against #3-ranked Mohawk Valley Community College, the Panthers lost by a final of 117-54. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-5 overall and 3-4 in Region III. Mohawk Valley is 8-1 overall and 6-0 in region.
  • Road Loss for Panthers Women
    November 23, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team struggled on Saturday, falling at Mohawk Valley Community College, 86-58. Tompkins Cortland is now 2-4 overall and 1-4 in Region III. Mohawk Valley is 5-1 overall and in region.
  • Wire-to-Wire Win for Panthers over Fulton-Montgomery
    November 21, 2019
    After letting early leads slip away in two of their early-season losses, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team made sure to finish on Thursday, winning in convincing fashion over Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 97-79. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-4 overall and 3-3 in Region III. Fulton-Montgomery is 2-3 overall and in region.
  • Panthers Fall in Sloppy Game
    November 21, 2019
    After taking a big lead early, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team couldn’t hold on, losing a sloppy game to Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 72-57. Tompkins Cortland is now 2-3 overall and 1-3 in Region III. Fulton-Montgomery is 3-2 overall and 2-2 in region.
  • Men See Lead Slip Away in Road Loss to Jefferson
    November 19, 2019
    After leading most of the opening 20 minutes, including 37-36 at the half, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team saw its lead dissolve in the second half of an 81-72 loss at Jefferson Community College Tuesday. Tompkins Cortland is now 2-4 overall, 2-3 in Region III, and 0-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Jefferson is 4-3 overall, 4-2 in region, and 1-0 in MSAC.
  • Panthers Women Drop Conference Opener
    November 19, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team opened Mid-State Athletic Conference play on Tuesday, taking to the road for a game against the defending conference champion Jefferson Community College. Despite stretches of strong play, including over the closing minutes of the game, the Panthers came home with a 66-56 loss to the Cannoneers. Tompkins Cortland is now 2-2 overall and 1-2 in Region III. Jefferson is 3-3 overall, 3-2 in region, and 1-0 in the MSAC.
  • Panthers Get Back in Win Column Against Clinton
    November 16, 2019
    After a pair of tough road losses, Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team returned home and got back in the win column Saturday, beating Clinton Community College,  . Tompkins Cortland is now 2-3 overall and 2-2 in regional play. Clinton is 2-3 overall and 1-3 in region.
  • Panthers Cruise to Home Win
    November 16, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team never trailed Saturday, taking a ten-point lead in the first quarter and cruising to 60-42 win over Clinton Community College team. The Panthers are now 2-1 overall and 1-1 in Region III. Clinton is 0-4 overall and in region.
  • Clavel Represents Panthers on All-Region Team
    November 14, 2019
    Elise Clavel (Ithaca/Lehman Alternative Community School) has been named to the NJCAA Region III Women’s Soccer All-Region team. The sophomore midfielder was voted to the first team by coaches from the 17 teams in the region. 
  • Rough Outing for Panthers Women
    November 12, 2019
    After an extended break following the season opening win on November 1, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team finally returned to the court Tuesday, travelling to Herkimer College to take on the team with the best record in Region III. The Panthers fell behind early and struggled throughout the whole contest, losing to the Generals by a final score of 86-33.The Panthers are 1-1 overall and 0-1 in Region III. Herkimer is 4-0 overall and in region.
  • Panthers Put Up Strong Effort vs. National Champs
    November 12, 2019
    For the second time already this season, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team went up against a team ranked among the top teams in the nation. Playing Tuesday at #4-ranked and defending national champion Herkimer College, the Panthers put forth a strong effort, throwing a scare into the home team before falling by final of 74-61. Tompkins Cortland is now 1-3 overall and 1-2 in regional play. Herkimer is 3-1 overall and in region.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Road Game
    November 10, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland men’s basketball team went on the road for the first time this season, losing 93-84 to Columbia-Greene Community College. The Panthers are now 1-2 overall and 1-1 in regional play. Columbia-Greene is now 2-1 overall and 1-0 in region.
  • Panthers Win Region III Opener
    November 05, 2019
    After opening the season with a non-region game against one of the top teams in the nation, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team jumped into Region III play Tuesday, hosting Schenectady County Community College. The Panthers took an early lead and spent the rest of the game building and protecting that lead, finishing with a 72-56 win. The Panthers are now 1-1 overall and 1-0 in regional play. Schenectady is 0-1 overall and in region.
  • Three Panthers Voted All-Conference
    November 05, 2019
    Three Tompkins Cortland Community College players have been voted the Mid-State Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Conference Team. Sophomores Paris Good (Syracuse/Ithaca H.S.) and Elise Clavel (Ithaca/Lehman Alternative Community School) and freshman Cristina Torres (Ellenville/Ellenville H.S.) were among the 20 players named to the team from the seven MSAC teams. SUNY Broome, the conference champions, led seven selections with Finger Lakes Community College next with four.
  • Panthers Baseball Webstore Open
    November 04, 2019
    Pick up some great gear while you show your support of Panthers Baseball by visiting the Graph-Tex Online Store! The online store is open until November 8.
  • Panthers Men Open Season Against Powerful Northampton
    November 01, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team opened the season Friday with a non-region game against one of the top teams in the nation. Hosting Northampton Community College (Penn.), the Panthers matched up with the Spartans over a close first half, but saw things slip away in the second of an 85-64 loss. It was also the first game of the year for Northampton, a team that spent several weeks ranked in the top ten in the nation last season and was among the schools receiving votes in the this year’s preseason rankings.
  • Season-Opening Win for Panthers Women
    November 01, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball season opened Friday at home, with the Panthers taking on Northampton Community College (Penn.) in a non-region game. After a close start, the Panthers pulled away for a 72-56 win.
  • Panthers Season Ends with Semifinal Loss
    October 31, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team made it to the Region III-B semifinal in dramatic fashion, advancing on penalty kicks in an upset of the #6-seed team in the region. Playing at home on Thursday against #3-seed SUNY Broome, the Panthers couldn’t muster up any dramatics as the Hornets won by a score of 5-0. The Panthers, the #11-seed in the region, end the season with a record of 6-8-2. Broome advances to the Region III-B championship game with a record of 13-3.
  • Women's Soccer Playoffs Schedule Change
    October 31, 2019
    SCHEDULE CHANGE: Panthers vs Broome women’s soccer NJCAA Region III playoff game today (Thursday, 10/31) will now be played at Tompkins Cortland in Dryden at 3 p.m.
  • Panthers Rally and Advance in Region III Playoffs
    October 29, 2019
    After trailing 2-0 in the second half of their NJCAA playoff game at North Country Community College, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team rallied to tie the game, force overtime, and  then win the right to advance in the playoffs by winning the penalty kick round. The Panthers move on to face SUNY Broome in the semifinal of the Region III-B Tournament. The game will be at Broome at 2 p.m. on Thursday.
  • Men's Soccer Ends Season on High Note
    October 26, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s soccer team ended the season on a high note, shutting out SUNY Adirondack 4-0 on Saturday. The Panthers finish the year with a record of 3-11 while Adirondack ends at 2-12-1.
  • Women's Soccer Beats Adirondack and Secures Playoff Spot
    October 26, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team picked a good time to win back-to-back games for the first time this season. Facing SUNY Adirondack in the regular season finale, the Panthers rolled to a 7-1 win, securing a place in the NJCAA Region III Tournament in the process. The Panthers end the regular season with a mark of 6-7-1, earning the #11 seed in the Region III playoffs. Tompkins Cortland will play at #6 North Country Community College Tuesday at 3 p.m.
  • Panthers Cross Country Finishes Strong
    October 26, 2019
    The cheer “Finish Strong” is often heard at running races. In its first season of competition, the Tompkins Cortland Community College cross country team did just that. On Saturday, the Panthers took part in the NJCAA Region III Championship, and all six runners finished their first season by posting their personal best times of the year. As a team, the Panthers finished in 8th place with a score of 183.
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