Athletics News

  • Panthers Drop Tune-Up Game with Ithaca College JV
    March 20, 2019
    The Panthers baseball team continued to get ready for Region III West Division play with another non-region game Wednesday. Despite losing to the Ithaca College J.V., the Panthers were able to get some valuable work in for every pitcher that dressed for the game. The result drops the Panthers record to 2-6, but hopefully better positions the team for the long regional schedule ahead.
  • Panthers Run Out Of Steam in Home Loss
    March 20, 2019
    A nearly 25-minute scoreless stretch to end the game took the Tompkins Cortland lacrosse team from ahead by a pair of goals to a 13-8 loss to Jefferson Community College on Wednesday. The Panthers are now 1-2 overall and in Region III and 1-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Jefferson is 2-1 overall and 1-0 in both Region III and the MSAC.
  • Panthers Battle Back, But Come Up Just Short
    March 17, 2019
    Trailing 7-0 midway through Sunday’s game, the Panthers rallied, pulling within one run two different times before running out of time in a 14-13 loss to Middlesex County College (N.J.). Tompkins Cortland Community College is now 2-5 while Middlesex is 7-1.
  • Baseball Sweeps Kingsborough for First Wins
    March 16, 2019
    The offense came alive for the Panthers baseball team Saturday as the team picked up its first two wins of the season, sweeping a doubleheader from Kingsborough Community College, 19-6 and 10-5. Tompkins Cortland Community College is now 2-4 this year while Kingsborough drops to 0-5.
  • Panthers Lacrosse Can't Keep Up with Monroe
    March 16, 2019
    Big scoring runs by the home team proved to be too much for the Panthers to answer as Monroe Community College posted a 22-9 win over Tompkins Cortland Community College in NJCAA Region III lacrosse action Saturday. The loss drops the Panthers to 1-1 on the year while Monroe improves to 1-2.
  • Lax Opens Season with Overtime Win
    March 13, 2019
    A goal by Jacob Lewis (Dryden/Dryden H.S.) with six second left in overtime made a winner of the Panthers lacrosse team in its 2019 season opener Wednesday. Looking to build on a strong 2018 season that saw the Panthers ranked in the top ten in the nation, the Tompkins Cortland started 2019 with a thrilling 14-13 overtime road win at Finger Lakes Community College. It’s the second year in a row the Panthers have opened the season with a Region III and Mid-State Athletic Conference win. Finger Lakes is now 1-3 overall. It was the opener of Region III and MSAC play for the Lakers.
  • Panthers Baseball Looks to Build on Momentum of 2018
    March 12, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team ended 2018 by winning nine of the last ten regular season games to earn the program’s first playoff appearance in eight years. The Panthers won more games than ever before (22) and set program records in several categories. That team set a high bar for the program, one that future teams will try to reach and push even higher.
  • Panthers Baseball Swept in Maryland
    March 10, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team dropped the final two games of its season-opening weekend trip to Maryland, losing to Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville 15-4 and 8-2 on Sunday. The Panthers went winless in four games against the Cardinals to start the season 0-4. Catonsville, a Division II team, is now 6-5 overall.
  • Panthers Open Baseball Season in Maryland
    March 09, 2019
    With snow still covering the fields back home, the Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team opened its 2019 season on the road Saturday, heading to Maryland to play a doubleheader with Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville. While it was the first time outside for the Panthers, the Cardinals came in with seven games under their belt, and it showed as the host team won both games in convincing fashion, 16-1 and 24-0. The Panthers are now 0-2 while CCBC-Catonsville, a Division II team, is 4-5 overall.
  • Day Voted One of the Best in Region III
    March 08, 2019
    Tompkins Cortland Community College sophomore Taylor Day (Brooktondale/Ithaca H.S.) has been voted one of the best players in the region. In voting by the coaches in the NJCAA Region III, Day was the seventh highest vote getter, earning her second team All-Region honors. It is the first time Day has earned all-region recognition and the ninth time a Panther has been honored in the history of the women’s basketball progra
  • Support Panthers Lacrosse with Great Gear
    March 05, 2019
    The 2019 Panthers Lacrosse webstore is now open! Show your Panther Pride with some great gear from Cortland-based Graph-Tex.
  • Henry Named All-MSAC for Men's Basketball
    March 01, 2019
    For the first time since 2016, Tompkins Cortland Community College has a representative on the Mid-State Athletic Conference men’s basketball all-conference team. Freshman Devonte Henry (Brooklyn/Boys and Girls H.S.) was named to the team in voting done by the coaches from the seven MSAC programs. Eleven players were named to the team. Corning Community College and Onondaga Community College each had three players on the team, Finger Lakes Community College had two, and Tompkins Cortland, Cayuga Community College, and SUNY Broome each had one.
  • Day and Jeffrey Named All-MSAC
    March 01, 2019
    Tompkins Cortland Community College sophomore Taylor Day (Brooktondale/Ithaca H.S.) and freshman Shantasia Jeffrey (Harlem/Curtis H.S.) have been named to the Mid-State Athletic Conference all-conference team. The duo are among the ten players selected by the coaches from the seven MSAC programs. Ten players were named to the team. Conference champion Jefferson Community College placed three players on the team, followed by two from Tompkins Cortland and Onondaga Community College. SUNY Broome, Cayuga Community College, and Corning Community College each placed one player on the team.
  • Lacrosse Season Opener Postponed
    March 01, 2019
    Mother nature has caused a change to our men's lacrosse schedule. The season-opener scheduled for Saturday, March 2 vs. Sussex County CC has been postponed due to the latest snowstorm. While we work to reschedule the Sussex game, right now the next game on the schedule is March 13 at Finger Lakes.
  • Panthers Eliminated from NJCAA Playoffs
    February 27, 2019
    A back-and-forth game that saw the lead change hands ten times saw the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team on the wrong end of the last lead change as the Panthers season came to an end with a 74-65 loss at Fulton-Montgomery Community College Tuesday. The NJCAA Region III tournament defeat ends the season for the Panthers, the tournament’s #6 seed, with an overall record of 9-12. Fulton-Montgomery, the #3 seed, advances to the regional semifinal round.
  • Panthers Earn #6 Seed in NJCAA Region III Tournament
    February 23, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team is heading back to the NJCAA Region III playoffs, earning the #6 seed and an opening round game against #3 Fulton-Montgomery Community College on Tuesday in Johnstown. The winner will advance to the regional semifinal on Saturday, with the championship game scheduled for Sunday, March 3.
  • Cold-Shooting Panthers Beaten in Conference Semfinals
    February 23, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team picked a bad time for one of its worst offensive games of the season. Taking on #2-seed Jefferson Community College in the semifinal of the Mid-State Athletic Conference postseason tournament, the #3-seed Panthers shot just 24.6% from the floor and lost 81-51 to the Cannoneers. Jefferson advances to the MSAC championship game Sunday against Onondaga. Tompkins Cortland now looks ahead to the NJCAA Region III playoffs.
  • Davis Steps Down After 14 Seasons as Men's Soccer Head Coach
    February 22, 2019
    The longest-tenured coach in the history of Tompkins Cortland Community College athletics is stepping down. Andy Davis has decided to leave the men’s soccer program he has led for the last 14 seasons in order to spend more time with family and to pursue other opportunities. A search for his successor will begin immediately.
  • Panthers Earn #3-Seed for MSAC Postseason Tournament
    February 21, 2019
    For the fourth-straight season, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball program has qualified for the Mid-state Athletic Conference postseason tournament. The Panthers qualified by finishing the regular season in third place in the conference with an MSAC record of 7-5. The Panthers will play #2-seed Jefferson Community College in the conference semifinal Saturday at 2 p.m. The tournament is hosted by top-seed Onondaga Community College. Onondaga will play #4-seed Corning Community College in the other semifinal game Saturday. The championship game will be Sunday at noon at Onondaga.
  • Day Sets Three-Pointer Record in Regular Season Finale
    February 20, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team closed out the regular season with a good tune-up for the playoffs, challenging the nation’s #6-ranked team before eventually falling 76-59 at North Country Community College. The Panthers end the regular season with an overall mark of 9-10 and a Region III record of 9-9. North Country is 21-2 overall and 13-1 in Region III.
  • Men's Basketball Season Ends at North Country
    February 20, 2019
    A season that looked so promising just a week earlier came to a disappointing end Wednesday when the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team dropped its final game, 95-83, to North Country Community College. After moving into contention for both a conference and regional postseason bid, the Panthers ended the year by dropping the final four games to finish 7-15 overall and 7-14 in Region III. North Country is 8-17 overall and 6-16 in Region III.
  • Buzzer-Beater Knocks Panthers Men from Playoff Contention
    February 18, 2019
    Needing a win to keep their hopes of making the Mid-State Athletic Conference alive, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team fell victim to a buzzer-beating three-pointer that gave Jefferson Community College a 71-70 win over the Panthers. The win keeps Jefferson’s playoff hopes alive, but eliminates Tompkins Cortland from contention. The Panthers end their conference season with a record of 3-9. With one non-conference game left, the Panthers are 7-14 overall. Jefferson is 4-7 in conference and 6-19 overall.
  • Slow Start Does in Panthers Women on the Road
    February 18, 2019
    A slow start put the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team into a deep hole the Panthers weren’t able to climb out of, losing at Jefferson Community College 74-65 Monday. The loss ends the Mid-State Athletic Conference regular season for the Panthers with a record of 7-5 in conference. The Panthers are now 9-9 overall with one non-conference game left before the playoffs. Jefferson is 8-3 in the MSAC and 14-6 overall.
  • Panthers Women Win at Cayuga
    February 16, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team clinched no worse than a #3-seed in the upcoming Mid-State Athletic Conference playoffs with a 67-58 win at Cayuga Community College Saturday. With one conference game left in the regular season, the Panthers are currently in third place in the MSAC with a record of 7-4 in conference and 9-8 overall. A win in their final MSAC game on Monday at Jefferson Community College would move the Panthers up to the #2-seed for the playoffs. Regardless of whether they are the #2 or #3-seed, the Panthers will open the MSAC playoffs against Jefferson next weekend, with the tournament being played at top-seed Onondaga Community College. In addition to the Monday’s conference game at Jefferson, the Panthers have a non-conference game at North Country Community College on Wednesday left on their regular season schedule.
  • Panthers Men's Playoff Chances Take Hit with Loss at Cayuga
    February 16, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team’s playoff chances took a major hit on Saturday when the Panthers lost at Cayuga Community College 83-78. Entering Saturday, the Panthers, Spartans, and the Jefferson Community College Cannoneers were competing for the fourth and final place in the Mid-State Athletic Conference playoffs. With both Tompkins Cortland and Jefferson losing, Cayuga now has the inside track for the final playoff spot with one game left on the conference schedule for Tompkins Cortland and Cayuga, and two games left for Jefferson. The Panthers play at Jefferson Monday, with the Panthers needing a win and some help to have a chance at making a return trip to the conference playoffs for the first time in four years.
  • Panthers Can't Hold First-Half Lead on Sophomore Night
    February 13, 2019
    A game of big runs ended with the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team on the wrong side of the final score, losing at home to Onondaga Community College 80-73. The loss drops the Panthers to 7-12 overall and 3-7 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Onondaga improves to 17-7 overall and 8-2 in the MSAC.
  • Panthers Honor Sophomores for Home Finale
    February 13, 2019
    On the night the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team honored the team’s three sophomores, the Panthers ran up against one of the top teams in the nation, losing at home to #4-ranked Onondaga Community College 77-54 on Wednesday. The loss leaves the Panthers with a record of 6-4 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 8-8 overall. Onondaga, the first-place team in the MSAC, is 10-0 in conference and 19-5 overall.
  • Panthers Men Win at Home Over Adirondack
    February 09, 2019
    The Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team made it three wins in the last four games Saturday with a 78-57 victory over visiting SUNY Adirondack. The result moves Tompkins Cortland’s season record to 7-11. Adirondack is now 1-18.
  • Panthers Women Closing In On Playoff Spot with Road Win
    February 06, 2019
    Twenty points from Macy Boice (Homer/Homer H.S.) and a double-double from Shantasia Jeffrey (Harlem/Curtis H.S.) helped lead the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team to a 65-56 win at Corning Community College Wednesday. The win goes a long ways towards clinching a fourth-straight Mid-State Athletic Conference playoff appearance for the Panthers. With three games left on the conference schedule, the Panthers are in third place in the MSAC with a record of 6-3 in the MSAC and 8-7 overall. Corning is currently in fourth place with a mark of 4-5 in the MSAC and 7-11 overall. SUNY Broome is in fifth place with a record of 3-6. The top four teams make the conference playoffs.
  • Panthers Men Overwhelmed at Conference Leader
    February 06, 2019
    The team leading the Mid-State Athletic Conference standings showed why they are on the top Wednesday. Corning Community College dominated the entire way in beating Tompkins Cortland Community College 98-58. The loss snaps a two-game winning streak for the Panthers and leaves them with a record of 6-11 overall and 3-6 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Corning improves to 14-6 overall and 8-1 in the MSAC.
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