Two Tompkins Cortland Community College players have earned spots on the NJCAA Region III all-region team after helping the Panthers advance to the District A championship game for the second straight season. In voting by the coaches in the region, Anthony Irizarry (Middletown/Middletown H.S.) and Nick Smith (Cortland H.S./Cortland) were each voted to the second team.
Five Tompkins Cortland Community College players have earned spots on the Mid-State Athletic Conference men’s lacrosse all-conference team. In voting by the coaches from the five MSAC programs, Anthony Irizarry (Middletown/Middletown H.S.), Jack Collmer (Vernon/Vernon-Verona-Sherrill H.S.), Jonathan Phillips (Cortland/Cortland H.S.), Nick Smith (Cortland/Cortland H.S.), and Matthew Bisono (Deer Park H.S./Deer Park) were among the 20 named to the team. The five represent the most all-conference selections in a season in the history of Tompkins Cortland’s lacrosse program. Conference champion Onondaga Community College had the most all-conference selections with eight, followed by the five for conference runners-up Tompkins Cortland.
The winningest season in the history of Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse came to an end in the NJCAA Region III District A Championship game Saturday as the Panthers lost to national powerhouse Onondaga Community College, 35-2. The season ends with a record of 9-4 for the Panthers while the Lazers advance to the national tournament with a record of 13-0.
For the second straight year, the Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team is heading to the NJCAA Region III District A Championship game. The Panthers advanced with an 11-8 win over Hudson Valley Community College in the opening round of the playoffs Wednesday, the second time the Panthers have beaten the Vikings this year and the second year in a row Tompkins Cortland beat Hudson Valley in the playoffs. The Panthers, ranked #10 in the nation, are now 9-3 overall and have tied the school record for most wins in a season.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College lacrosse team is heading back to the NJCAA playoffs. The Panthers are the #4 seed in the Region III Tournament and will host #5-seed Hudson Valley Community College at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The winner will advance to the District A Championship against #1-ranked Onondaga Community College.
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.