The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team put together its most dominating performance of the year Wednesday, beating Cayuga Community College 9-0. The win improves the Panthers to 4-5-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Cayuga is 0-8 overall and 0-5 in the MSAC.
Trailing the whole way, including by three goals with under 25 minutes left in regulation, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s team staged a remarkable comeback Sunday, rallying to tie Finger Lakes Community College 5-5. After two scoreless overtime periods made the official result a tie, the Panthers won the penalty kicks, which will be used for playoff seeding purposes, 5-4. The Panthers are now 3-5-1 overall and 0-2-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Finger Lakes is 7-5-1 overall and 4-0-1 in the MSAC.
Soccer can be cruel at times. On Wednesday, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s team was reminded of that, as the Panthers outshot Corning Community College 26-12, but ended up losing in double overtime, 2-1. The Panthers are now 3-5 overall and 0-2 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Corning is 5-6 overall and 3-2 in the MSAC.
Only once in the 23-year history of women’s soccer at Tompkins Cortland Community College has the Panthers scored more goals than the team did Saturday. Playing at Jamestown Community College, the Panthers exploded for ten goals in a 10-2 win. The only other time the Panthers have reach double digits came way back in 1998, when the team scored 11, also in a game against Jamestown. This year’s win improves the Panthers to 3-4 while the Jayhawks fall to 0-10-1.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team pushed the #9-ranked team in the nation to the limit Tuesday, eventually losing to Genesee Community College by a score of 1-0. The loss leaves the Panthers with a record of 2-4 while Genesee is now 7-2.