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Two Panthers Named All-MSAC

June 12, 2017

All-MSAC player Charlie Hammel

All-MSAC player Garrett Hunter

Two Tompkins Cortland Community College players have earned spots on the Mid-State Athletic Conference baseball all-conference team. In voting by the coaches from the six MSAC programs, Charlie Hammel (Rush-Henrietta H.S./Rochester) and Garrett Hunter (Cox H.S./Virginia Beach, Va.) were selected for the 15-player team.

Hammel was second on the team with a .397 batting average and his .489 on-base percentage was second on the team and the third best in program history. He also was second on the team with four doubles and 19 runs scored.

Hunter led the team with a .419 batting average, the fourth best season average in program history. He set a new Panthers record with five hits in one game and his .490 on-base percentage is the second best in program history.

Lansing's Walker Signs with Panthers

Baseball recruit Zack Walker with his parents signing his letter of intent to play at Tompkins Cortland

Recruiting Class of 2017
Zack Walker
Hometown: Lansing
Position: LHP
Height: 6-4
Weight: 170
Accolades: 2015 & 2016 I.A.C. All- Star

Coach Stevens' Take: Zack is a very polished pitcher with an extremely high ceiling. He has a competitive nature that is unmatched by most and he brings an intensity to every game. Zack comes to us as a three-sport athlete from Lansing where he has numerous accolades in each sport (football, basketball, and baseball). Look for Zack to put together a very impressive career here as he develops as an athlete.

Tully All-Star Signs with Panthers

Baseball recruit Ryan Foody with his parents signing his letter of intent to play at Tompkins Cortland

Recruiting Class of 2017
Ryan Foody
Hometown: Tully
Position: SS/CF/P
Height: 6-1
Weight: 170
Accolades: 2015 & 2016 Section 3 All- Star, OHSL Patriot Division

Coach Stevens' Take: Ryan is a strong-armed versatile athlete who hails from Tully. He has been a four-year varsity starter and two-time All-Star thus far in his career. Ryan has the ability to be an impact player in any position on the field with his speed and arm strength. He is a very effective arm on the mound as well. Look to see some great things from Ryan Foody over his career at Tompkins Cortland.

Moravia's Kulas Commits for 2017

Baseball recruit Austin Kulas with his parents signing his letter of intent to play at Tompkins Cortland

Recruiting Class of 2017
Austin Kulas
Hometown: Moravia
Position: OF/Pitcher
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Accolades: 2016 IAC All- Star, 3 sport varsity athlete

Coach Stevens' Take: Austin is a versatile athlete who can swing the bat very well, run and perform at a high level in the outfield. He is also a polished pitcher, offering a dual threat for the Panthers. He is a high-character young man with a relentless work ethic. His presence in our program will only help others around him and his leadership will be looked to during his time in Dryden.

Newark Valley's Crow Signs with Panthers

Baseball recruit David Crow with his parents signing his letter of intent to play at Tompkins Cortland

Recruiting Class of 2017
David Crow
Hometown: Newark Valley
Position: SS/CF
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Accolades: 2016 IAC All-Star, 3-Sport Varsity Athlete, 2016 State Champion with Newark Valley Football, 2016 All-State Football Player

Coach Stevens' Take: David is an electric athlete with game-changing speed and athleticism. His intensity and ability to play anywhere in the infield and outfield offers a lot of value to the program. His bat speed and hitting ability bode well for rapid progression during his time at Tompkins Cortland. Look for David to make an immediate impact when he joins the program in the fall of 2017.

Panthers Split Doubleheader to Close Season

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

The Tompkins Cortland Community College baseball team closed the 2017 season with a doubleheader split with Corning Community College Thursday. The Panthers won the opener 4-3 in extra innings before dropping game two 9-4. Tompkins Cortland ends the season with a record of 15-22 overall and 10-17 in the West Division, good for sixth place in the nine-team division. Corning ends the year 8-30 overall and 5-25 and in eighth place in the West Division.

Starting pitcher Matt Morgan (McGraw H.S./McGraw) threw well enough to win in the opener, but didn’t factor in the decision. The sophomore allowed just two runs over the first seven innings, but was on the hook as the Panthers trailed 2-1 heading to the bottom of the seventh inning. In the seventh, Laz Moralez (Green Run H.S./Virginia Beach, Va.) led off with a single, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Alex Evans (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater), and came in to score on a double by Justin Perez (RHAM/Hebron, Conn.). With the score tied at 2-2, the Panthers stranded Perez on third to end the seventh and send the game to extra innings.

In the top of the eighth, Corning regained the lead and threatened to put up a crooked number. Morgan hit the first batter of the inning before turning the ball over to relief pitcher Ryan Farley (Cornwall H.S./Cornwall). The next two batters had singles, but Farley was able to limit the damage to a single run by striking out one batter and getting the final two outs in the infield.

Charlie Hammel (Rush-Henrietta H.S./Rochester) opened the bottom of the eighth with a single, and when Garrett Hunter (Cox H.S./Virginia Beach, Va.) reached on an error, the Panthers had the winning runs on base with no outs. The tying run came in on a ground out and, after a fly out, Manny Rojas (Santo Domingo, D.R.) delivered a clutch, two-out RBI to drive in Hunter with the game winner.

Hunter and Chris Miccuci (Auburn H.S./Auburn) each had two hits in the win.

Corning never trailed in game two, taking early lead with single runs in the second and third and then stretching the lead with four in the fifth. A three-run seventh sealed the win for the visitors because, despite scoring in four different innings, Tompkins Cortland could only plate a single run each time.

Hunter and Miccuci each had another multi-hit game, with Hunter going 3-for-3 and Miccuci going 2-for-4 with a double. Hammel went 2-for-3 three in the nightcap.

Roster–2011 Men's Baseball

2011 Men's Baseball

No. Name Pos. Year Ht. Wt. High School/Hometown
1 Kelvin Almonte So. 5-8 170 Sagrado Corazon de Jesus/Santiago, Dominican Republic
2 Kelvin Bautista Fr. 5-10 200 In-Tech Academy/Harlem
3 Nato Melenciano So. 6-2 195 George Washington/Harlem
4 Kyle Dahm Fr. 5-9 145 Maine-Endwell/ Maine
5 Michael Elkin So. 5-9 165 Sandy Creek/Sandy Creek
6 Tim Leck Fr. 5-11 150 South Side/Rockville Centre
7 Billy Crowe So. 5-9 155 Bath-Haverling/Bath
8 Anthony Graziano So. 5-9 145 Valley Stream/Valley Stream
9 Jorden Updyke So. 5-9 170 Candor/Candor
10 Curtis Irland Fr. 5-7 180 Mynderse Academy/Seneca Falls
11 T.J. Arreguin Fr. 6-0 200 Pierson/Sag Harbor
12 Tony Whitt Fr. 5-9 140 Cortland/Cortland
13 Juan Balbuena Fr. 5-11 210 George Washington/Harlem
15 Matt Cornmire Fr. 5-9 155 Whitesboro/Utica
16 Michael Gomez Fr. 5-10 150 Notre Dame/Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
18 Joey Flores Fr. 5-6 185 Dewitt Clinton/Bronx
20 Tim Smith Fr. 6-3 170 Auburn/Auburn
21 Kurtis Fannon Fr. 5-8 170 Byron-Bergen/Bergen
23 Brandon Watkins Fr. 5-11 170 Cortland/Cortland
24 Patrick DeSantis Fr. 5-10 180 Delaware Academy/Delhi
25 Dustin Sandberg So. 6-0 205 Lambrick Park/Victoria, B.C., Canada
27 Eric Olivo So. 5-9 165 Minisink Valley/New York
32 Kris Catino Fr. 5-10 155 Auburn/Auburn
33 Kyle Yunger So. 5-11 190 Groton/Groton
34 Nixon Pena Fr. 6-0 250 George Washington/Harlem
54 Drew Seager Fr. 6-1 225 Bath-Haverling/Bath
57 Jim Burns Fr. 5-11 190 Union Springs/Aurelius

Statistics–Men's Baseball

Men's Baseball

2017 Season

Overall (15-22)
West Division (10-17)

Statistics

Previous Seasons

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

Records

Team Records

Most Wins (Season)

20 (2010)
20 (2016)
18 (2012)

Best Winning Percentage (Season)

.500 (2011)
.474 (2012)
.465 (2016)

Most Runs Scored (Game)

22 (at Onondaga CC, 4/26/10)
22 (vs. Milwaukee Area Tech, 3/21/08)
22 (vs. Borough of Manhattan, 3/19/15)

Most Runs Scored (Season)

276 (2010)
238 (2015)
222 (2016)

Biggest Margin of Victory (Game)

17 (vs. Borough of Manhattan, 3/19/15)
16 (at Ithaca College JV, 4/11/09)
15 (vs. Monroe College JV, 3/22/17)

Most Hits (Game)

24 (at Corning CC, 4/18/17)
20 (vs. Globe Institute, 3/18/15)
19 (at SUNY Broome, 4/14/15)
19 (vs. Queensborough CC, 3/20/17)
19 (vs. SUNY Broome, 5/2/17)

Most Hits (Season)

364 (2010)
362 (2016)
320 (2012)

Most Doubles (Game)

10 (at SUNY Broome, 4/14/15)
7 (vs. Jefferson CC, 5/1/10)
6 (vs. Jefferson CC, 3/21/12)
6 (vs. SUNY Broome, 4/28/16)

Most Doubles (Season)

76 (2010)
68 (2016)
67 (2015)

Most Triples (Game)

2 (vs. Jefferson CC, 4/29/10)
2 (vs. Herkimer County CC, 4/25/09)
2 (at Jamestown CC, 4/23/13)
2 (vs. Globe Institute, 3/18/15)
2 (vs. Globe Institute, 3/18/15)

Most Triples (Season)

12 (2010)
10 (2009)
8 (2011)

Most Home Runs (Game)

3 (at Onondaga CC, 4/26/10)
3 (at Camden CC, 3/7/10)
3 (vs. SUNY Broome, 4/16/15)

Most Home Runs (Season)

27 (2015)
14 (2010)
10 (2016)

Most RBIs (Game)

20 (at Onondaga CC, 4/26/10)
20 (vs. Borough of Manhattan, 3/19/15)
16 (vs. Jamestown CC, 4/21/16)

Most RBIs (Season)

235 (2010)
196 (2015)
190 (2016)

Most Stolen Bases (Game)

14 (at Jamestown CC, 4/8/09)
11 (vs. Corning CC, 4/26/11)
11 (at Broome CC, 4/13/10)

Most Stolen Bases (Season)

111 (2010)
98 (2009)
66 (2012)

Most Walks (Game)

13 (vs. Milwaukee Area Tech, 3/21/08)
13 (vs. Borough of Manhattan, 3/19/15)
13 (vs. Monroe College JV, 3/22/17)

Most Walks (Season)

174 (2010)
150 (2017)
146 (2008)

Most Strikeouts - Pitching (Game)

16 (vs. Bronx CC, 3/21/17)
15 (vs. Bronx CC, 3/16/15)
15 (vs. Queensborough CC, 3/17/15)

Most Strikeouts - Pitching (Season)

226 (2016)
224 (2010)
198 (2015)

Individual Records - Hitting

Most Hits (Game)

5 Garret Hunter (at Corning CC, 4/18/17)
4 more than ten times

Most Hits (Season)

53 Kris Catino (2012)
53 Dan Zambito (2010)
52 Malik Fogg (2015)

Most Hits (Career)

91 Anthony Ferrezza (2015-16)
86 Dan Zambito (2009-10)
76 Joey Flores (2011-12)

Highest Batting Average (Season)

.477 Malik Fogg (2015)
.443 Anthony Siracusa (2010)
.423 Joey Flores (2011)

Highest Batting Average (Career)

.417 Malik Fogg (2014-15)
.409 Anthony Siracusa (2009-10)
.368 Kris Catino (2011-12)

Highest On-Base Percentage (Season)

.558 Malik Fogg (2015)
.490 Garret Hunter (2017)
.489 Charlie Hammel (2017)

Highest On-Base Percentage (Career)

.502 Malik Fogg (2014-15)
.476 Dustin Quick (2009-10)
.466 Antho9ny Ferrezza (2015-16)

Highest Slugging Percentage (Season)

.908 Malik Fogg (2015)
.617 Anthony Siracusa (2010)
.613 Dustin Sandberg (2010)

Highest Slugging Percentage (Career)

.739 Malik Fogg (2014-15)
.578 Anthony Siracusa (2009-10)
.556 Jesse Stiffen (2007-08)

Most Doubles (Game)

4 Malik Fogg (4/14/15)
3 Jonathon Concepcion (3/14/07)
3 Rodney Jester (4/14/15)

Most Doubles (Season)

17 Dan Zambito (2010)
17 Anthony Siracusa (2010)
12 Dustin Sandberg (2010)
12 Malik Fogg (2015)
12 Ty Christian (2016)

Most Doubles (Career)

27 Dan Zambito (2009-10)
21 Anthony Siracusa (2009-10)
20 Joey Flores (2011)

Most Triples (Game)

1 Several times (-)

Most Triples (Season)

6 Dustin Sandberg (2010)
3 Joshua Boyd (2010)
3 Laz Moralez (2017)

Most Triples (Career)

7 Dustin Sandberg (2010-11)
3 Juan Balbuena (2011, 2013)
3 Joshua Boyd (2010)
3 Peter Ahart (2008-09)
3 Anthony Ferrezza (2015-16)
3 Laz Moralez (2016-17)

Most Home Runs (Game)

2 Dustin Sandberg (at Ithaca College JV, 4/7/10)

Most Home Runs (Season)

11 Malik Fogg (2015)
7 Ty Christian (2015)
5 Dustin Sandberg (2010)

Most Home Runs (Career)

13 Malik Fogg (2014-15)
11 Ty Christian (2015-16)
7 Dustin Sandberg (2010-11)

Most RBIs (Game)

7 Dustin Sandberg (at Camden CC, 3/7/10)
6 Malik Fogg (vs. Borough of Manhattan, 3/19/15)
5 more than 8 times

Most RBIs (Season)

47 Dustin Sandberg (2010)
44 Malik Fogg (2015)
35 Anthony Siracusa (2010)

Most RBIs (Career)

61 Malik Fogg (2014-15)
59 Dustin Sandberg (2010-11)
56 Ty Christian (2015-16)

Most Stolen Bases (Game)

5 Brandon Becker (4/18/09)
4 Tim Smith (vs. Corning CC, 4/26/11)
4 Dustin Quick (at Broome CC, 4/13/10)
4 Dustin Quick (5/2/09)

Most Stolen Bases (Season)

29 Dustin Quick (2010)
27 Dustin Quick (2009)
19 Kris Catino (2012)

Most Stolen Bases (Career)

56 Dustin Quick (2009-10)
31 Kris Catino (2011-12)
18 Dan Zambito (2009-10)

Most Walks (Game)

4 Juan Balbuena (at Corning CC, 4/18/13)
4 Dustin Quick (at Onondaga CC, 4/26/10)
4 Jacob Newton (vs. Broome CC, 4/9/09)

Most Walks (Season)

37 Dustin Quick (2010)
27 Kavon Ruffin (2017)
25 Dustin Sandberg (2011)

Most Walks (Career)

52 Stefan Whittenburg (2009-10)
49 Kavon Ruffin (2016-17)
40 Dustin Sandberg (2010-11)

Most Runs Scored (Game)

4 Anthony Ferrezza (4/21/16)
4 Billy Crowe (4/23/11)
4 Joey Flores (4/23/11)
4 Morgan Allis (3/21/08)
4 Gordon Begent (3/21/08)

Most Runs Scored (Season)

48 Dustin Quick (2010)
42 Malik Fogg (2015)
40 Dan Zambito (2010)

Most Runs Scored (Career)

74 Dustin Quick (2009-10)
69 Anthony Ferrezza (2015-16)
58 Ty Christian (2015-16)

Individual Records - Pitching

Most Wins (Season)

5 Anthony Siracusa (2009)
5 Payten Boice (2016)
5 Curtis Wilk (2017)

Most Wins (Career)

9 Anthony Siracusa (2009-10)
7 Brandon Watkins (2011-12)
5 Michael Zick (2007-08)
5 Payten Boice (2016)
5 Curtis Wilk (2017)

Most Saves (Season)

6 Joe DeAngelis (2016)
2 Kevin Mabry (2009)
2 Ryan Farley (2017)

Most Saves (Career)

7 Joe DeAngelis (2015-16)
2 Kevin Mabry (2008-09)
2 Ryan Farley (2017)

Best ERA (Season)

1.87 Michael Zick (2007)
2.36 Lane Warner (2010)
2.68 Anthony Siracusa (2009)

Best ERA (Career)

3.45 Joe DeAngelis (2015-16)
3.74 Anthony Siracusa (2009-10)
3.93 Brandon Watkins (2011-12)

Most Strikeouts (Game)

12 Sam Allen (vs. Queensborough CC, 3/17/15)
12 Jonathan Frost (vs. Corning CC, 4/12/15)
11 Zach Dufel (at Corning CC, 5/6/14)

Most Strikeouts (Season)

54 Zach Dufel (2014)
54 Payten Boice (2016)
45 Jonathan Frost (2015)

Most Strikeouts (Career)

72 Anthony Siracusa (2009-10)
66 Brandon Watkins (2011-12)
64 Kevin Mabry (2008-09)

Most Shutouts (Season)

2 Michael Zick (2007)

Most Shutouts (Career)

2 Michael Zick (2007-08)

Individual Records - Fielding

Best Fielding Percentage (Season)

.995 Billy Crowe (2010)
.993 Dustin Sandberg (2011)
.990 Joey Flroes (2012)

Best Fielding Percentage (Career)

.993 Joey Flores (2011-12)
.991 Billy Crowe (2010-11)
.987 Jonathon Concepcion (2007-08)

Most Assists (Season)

108 Anthony Ferrezza (2016)
102 Tony Whitt (2012)
81 Rodney Jester (2015)

Most Assists (Career)

179 Anthony Ferrezza (2015-16)
148 Dan Zambito (2009-10)
137 Rodney Jester (2014-15)

Most Putouts (Season)

259 Mat Van Allen (2016)
206 Brent Stull (2009)
199 Nixon Pena (2012)

Most Putouts (Career)

281 Billy Crowe (2010-11)
259 Matt Van Allen (2016)
256 Brent Stull (2009-10)

          

Coaches–Men's Baseball

Ryan Stevens

Head Coach

Ryan Stevens

Ryan Stevens has finished two seasons as head baseball coach. Stevens, who was an assistant at Tompkins Cortland from 2006 to 2010, took over as head coach for the 2014-15 academic year. His teams have shown steady progress and the program is poised to take the next step.

Stevens has built an impressive resume since starting his coaching career during his first stint at Tompkins Cortland. While on the Dryden campus he was the Panthers’ pitching coach and recruiting coordinator, helping build a brand new program into a playoff team. His time at the College coincides with the best four-year stretch in the program’s history, culminating with an NJCAA regional playoff appearance in his final season.

In 2008 he entered the world of professional baseball, taking a job with the Texarkana Gunslingers of the Independent Professional Continental Baseball league. After two years and a league championship with the Gunslingers, Stevens took his first head coaching job with the Alpine Cowboys of the Pecos League, an independent professional league based in Texas with teams through the southwest. In five seasons as the manager of the Cowboys, Stevens has led the team to the postseason each year, capturing two league championships and posting an overall record of 208-119. He was named the Pecos League Manager of the Year, and has helped more than 50 players earn promotions to higher levels of professional baseball, including one, Jonathan Edwards, who is on a major league roster (Texas Rangers, pitcher). Two other of his players signed contracts with Major League affiliates: David Valesente (Pittsburgh Pirates organization, catcher) and Andrew Wall (Washington Nationals organization, pitcher).

Stevens, who also worked as an associate scout in the West Texas region for the Washington Nationals, served as an assistant coach at Ithaca College during the 2013-14 school year. He is a Dryden native, graduating from Dryden High before playing collegiate baseball at SUNY Cobleskill and Frostburg State University (Maryland).

Contact: rs049@tompkinscortland.edu, 607-844-8222, Ext.4493


Billy Crowe

Assistant Coach

2017 is Crowe's third year on the coaching staff, working with the catchers and infielders. A conference all star while at Bath-Haverling High, Crowe played two seasons at Tompkins Cortland, earning all-MSAC honors before finishing his collegiate career at Virginia Wesleyan University. He played professionally for two seasons under Coach Stevens with the Alpine Cowboys and coached at Cox High in Virginia Beach before joining the Panthers staff.

Contact: athletics@tompkinscortland.edu


Jacob Pittman

Assistant Coach

Contact: athletics@tompkinscortland.edu


Justin Penrose

Assistant Coach

Contact: athletics@tompkinscortland.edu


Alan Kress

Baseball Operations

Contact: athletics@tompkinscortland.edu


Alex Sanford

Student Assistant

Contact: athletics@tompkinscortland.edu


Highlights–2011 Men's Baseball

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2011 Men's Baseball Schedule
Date/Time
Opponent/Location
Results
Fri 03/04
3 p.m.
Camden County College (N.J.)
Blackwood, N.J.
Sat 03/05
12 p.m.
Camden County College (N.J.)
Blackwood, N.J.
Sat 03/05
1 p.m.
Camden County College (N.J.)
Blackwood, N.J.
Sun 03/20
12 p.m.
CCBC Catonsville (Md.)
Catonsville, Md.
Sun 03/20
1 p.m.
CCBC Catonsville (Md.)
Catonsville, Md.
Sat 04/09
1 p.m.
Onondaga CC
Home
Sat 04/09
3 p.m.
Onondaga CC
Home
Sun 04/10
1 p.m.
Onondaga CC
Syracuse
Sun 04/10
2 p.m.
Onondaga CC
Syracuse
Tue 04/12
2 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Canandaigua
Tue 04/12
2 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Canandaigua
Thu 04/14
2 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Home
Thu 04/14
2 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Home
Sat 04/16
1 p.m.
SUNY Broome
Binghamton
Sun 04/17
1 p.m.
SUNY Broome
Home
Sun 04/17
3 p.m.
SUNY Broome
Home
Tue 04/19
Monroe CC
Home
Thu 04/21
Ithaca College JV
Home
Fri 04/22
Jamestown CC
Jamestown
Sat 04/23
5 p.m.
Alfred State College
Bolivar-Richburg HS
Sat 04/23
6 p.m.
Alfred State College
Bolivar-Richburg HS
Tue 04/26
2 p.m.
Corning CC
Home
Tue 04/26
2 p.m.
Corning CC
Home
Thu 04/28
Corning CC
Corning
Sat 04/30
1 p.m.
Erie CC
Home
Sat 04/30
3 p.m.
Erie CC
Home
Sun 05/01
1 p.m.
Erie CC
Buffalo
Sun 05/01
2 p.m.
Erie CC
Buffalo
Tue 05/03
Alfred State College
Home
Wed 05/04
SUNY Broome
Home
Thu 05/05
Niagara County CC
Home
Thu 05/05
Niagara County CC
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