Panthers Basketball Places Two on All-Conference Teams
February 26, 2015
Tompkins Cortland Community College sophomores Rob Mills (Newburgh Free Academy/Newburgh) and Jenna Bowman (Waverly H.S./Waverly) have been named to the Mid-State Athletic Conference basketball all-conference teams. A total of ten men and ten women are chosen to the respective teams, with voting by the coaches from the seven colleges in the conference.
Mills led the Panthers in scoring, averaging 19.3 points per conference game. He was the third highest scoring in the conference and the fifth best in terms of steals per game (2.1). He led the MSAC in free-throw shooting percentage (88.1) and was fourth in three-point shooting percentage (42.7). He finished his career with more than 700 points, passing that milestone in Tompkins Cortland’s season finale.
Mills is a sport management major.Bowman is the 11th Panther women’s basketball player ever named all-MSAC, and the first since 2013. She the team in scoring, averaging 11.3 points per conference game. She topped 20 points in a game four times, including a 31-point performance in the season finale that ties for the second-most points ever scored in a game by a Panthers women’s basketball player. In that game she reached 500 career points, putting her in a very exclusive club. With her 500th career point, she became just the second player in Panthers women’s basketball history to finish her career with at least 500 points, 200 rebounds, 100 assists, and 100 steals.
Bowman is a business administration major.