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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.