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Deselets Named All-Region

All-region selection Nichole Deselets

Nichole Deselets (Cherry Valley/Cherry Valley H.S.) has been named to the NJCAA Region III Women’s Soccer All-Region team. The freshman defender was voted to the second team by coaches from the 17 teams in the region.

Deselets started 15 games this season, helping the Panthers make a return trip to the playoffs after a one-year hiatus. She was one of the top defenders in the region, leading a defense that allowed just 20 goals in those 15 games.

This marks the 12th time in 13 years that Tompkins Cortland has been represented on the women’s soccer all-region team.

Deselets, Martone, Guilianti, and Rice Named All-MSAC

All-MSAC selections Nicole Deselets, Angela Martone, Serina Guilianti, Robert Rice

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s Robert Rice has been voted the Mid-State Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year. Three Panthers joined Rice on the all-conference team: freshmen Serina Guilianti (Harrison/Harrison H.S.) and Nicole Deselets (Cherry Valley/Cherry Valley H.S.) and sophomore Angela Martone (Candor/Candor H.S.). A total of 20 player were named to the team, with conference champion Corning Community College leading the way with five selections.

Guilianti was Tompkins Cortland’s third leading scorer with 10 points on five goals. Three of her goals, including her lone game-winner, came in the 3-2 overtime win over Jamestown.

Deselets was one of the top defenders in the conference. She anchored a defense that allowed just 20 goals in 16 games this season. In thirteen games the opposition scored two or else, including six shutouts.

Martone was a force in the midfield, controlling play and facilitating offensive chances for the Panthers. Her work may not have translated into big statistics – she scored two goals this season – but it set the tone for each game.

This marks the second MSAC Coach of the Year award for Rice in the last three seasons. In six years as head coach, he has posted a record of 51-40 while leading the Panthers to the postseason five times. This year’s team went 10-6, the third time Rice has led a team to double-digit wins.

Panthers Upset in Opening Round of Playoffs

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

The return trip to the NJCAA playoffs for the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team was a short one. The Panthers fell victim to a first–round upset Tuesday, losing at home to Mohawk Valley Community College 2-1. The season ends with a record of 10-6 for the #7 seed while #10 Mohawk Valley advances to the next round of the playoffs with a record 8-8-1.

Things started well for the Panthers, with the home team getting on the board first. In just the seventh minute of the game, Emily Potter (Candor H.S./Candor) played a beautiful free kick into the box for her former high-school teammate, Angela Martone (Candor H.S./Candor). Martone rose above the crowd in front of the goal, heading the ball into the net for an early 1-0 lead. Both teams had chances the rest of the half, but neither could change the score heading into the break.

The second half found Tompkins Cortland just a little off its game, and the Hawks took advantage. Mohawk Valley evened the score with 18:30 left on the clock, and then took the lead with a second goal just 1:36 later. The lead would hold, as despite putting pressure on late, the Panthers were unable to score the rest of the way.

Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) posted seven saves in goal for the Panthers.

Roster–2017 Women's Soccer

2017 Women's Soccer Team Photo

No. Name Pos. Year Ht. Wt. High School/Hometown
00 Madisyn Zimmer GK Fr. 5-3 Cortland/Cortland
0 Katie Slocum GK Fr. 5-8 Candor/Candor
1 Kassie Murdock GK So. 5-5 Stillwater/Stillwater
3 Nicole Deselets CB Fr. 5-5 Cherry Valley/Cherry Valley
4 Kira Olivencia F/M/B Fr. 5-6 Roosevelt/Yonkers
5 Briana Sokol RB So. 5-6 Newark Valley/Newark Valley
6 Serina Guilianti F/OM Fr. 5-2 Harrison/Harrison
7 Angela Martone CM/F So. 5-1 Candor/Candor
8 Stephanie Wales LB So. 5-3 Marathon/Marathon
9 Kaitlin Martin M/F Fr. 5-8 Newark Valley/Newark Valley
10 Rhianna Mosher CB So. 5-4 Newfield/Newfield
11 Sage Garrison CM Fr. 5-3 Odessa-Montour/Odessa
12 Justice Pahlmann F Fr. 5-4 Tioga/Tioga Center
13 Makayla Foster OM/F Fr. 5-9 Hunter-Tannersville/Hunter
15 Cecelia Swan OM So. 5-2 Cassadaga Valley/Cassadaga Valley
16 Emily Potter DCM So. 5-7 Candor/Candor
17 Jennah Lorer F So. 5-4 Newfield/Newfield
18 Hannah Westervelt B Fr. 5-5 Spencer-Van Etten/Van Etten
19 Kristin Frear F So. 5-3 Lansing/Ithaca
21 April Dunn OM So. 5-6 Odessa-Montour/Alpine
22 Zozha TenWolde B/F So. 5-6 Newfield/Newfield
23 Kelsey Clark OM Fr. 5-3 Homer/Homer
24 Shelby Koch B Fr. 5-4 Union Springs/Auburn
29 Kaylie Yerdon DCM Fr. 5-6 Cherry Valley/Cherry Valley

Printable Roster

Statistics–Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer

2017 Season

Overall (10-6)
MSAC (3-3), Region III (9-6)

Statistics

Previous Seasons

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011 and previous years

Records

Team Records

Most Wins (Season)

15 (2005)
14 (2007)
13 (2011)

Most Consecutive Wins (Season)

11 (2005)
11 (2011)
7 (2007)

Best Winning Percentage (Season)

.833 (2005)
.778 (2007)
.722 (2011)

Most Goals (Game)

11 (vs. Jamestown CC, 9/20/98)
9 (at Niagara County CC, 10/11/03)
8 (vs. Cayuga CC, 10/16/13)
8 (at Corning CC, 10/9/13)
8 (vs. Jamestown CC-Cattaraugus, 9/25/13)
8 (vs. Erie CC, 9/21/13)
8 (vs. Cayuga CC, 9/8/07)
8 (at Cayuga CC, 9/14/02)
8 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 9/17/98)

Most Goals (Season)

59 (2013)
52 (1998)
48 (2005)

Best Goals Per Game Average (Season)

3.7 (2013)
3.5 (1998)
3.0 (2005)

Biggest Margin of Victory (Game)

11 (vs. Jamestown CC, 9/20/98)
8 (vs. Cayuga CC, 10/16/13)
8 (at Corning CC, 10/9/13)
8 (vs. Jamestown CC-Cattaraugus, 9/25/13)
8 (vs. Erie CC, 9/21/13)
8 (vs. Cayuga CC, 9/8/07)
8 (at Niagara County CC, 10/11/03)
8 (at Cayuga CC, 9/14/02)
8 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 9/17/98)

Most Assists (Game)

10 (vs. Columbia-Greene CC, 9/24/06)
10 (at Finger Lakes CC, 9/20/06)
7 (vs. Jefferson CC, 10/15/06)
7 (at Niagara County CC, 10/11/03)

Most Assists (Season)

51 (2006)
50 (1998)
43 (2005)

Fewest Goals Allowed (Season)

15 (2007)
15 (2011)
18 (1998)

Fewest Goals Allowed Per Game (Season)

0.83 (2007)
0.83 (2011)
1.00 (2015)

 

Most All-MSAC Players

6 (2010)
5 (2005)
5 (2007)
5 (1998)

Most All-Region Players

4 (2007)
4 (2005)
4 (2011)
4 (2015)

Individual Records - Player

Most Points (Game)

10 Stephanie Hodgson (5g, 9/20/98)
8 Courtney Henry (4g, 9/23/09)
8 Courtney Henry (3g, 2a, 9/18/09)
8 Laura Thomas (4g, 10/20/02)

Most Points (Season)

55 Danielle Hiza (2007)
46 Heather Kowalczyk (2005)
45 Marie Valentino (2003)

Most Points (Career)

84 Danielle Hiza (2007-08)
74 Heather Kowalczyk (2005-06)
57 Kendra Wagstaff (2010-11)

Most Goals (Game)

5 Stephanie Hodgson (1998)
4 Laura Thomas (2002)
4 Courtney Henry (9/23/09)

Most Goals (Season)

25 Danielle Hiza (2007)
19 Marie Valentino (2003)
19 Heather Kowalczyk (2005)

Most Goals (Career)

36 Danielle Hiza (2007-08)
27 Heather Kowalczyk (2005-06)
25 Kendra Wagstaff (2010-11)

Most Assists (Game)

4 Chenoa Shields (9/20/98)
3 Kim Natoli (10/7/07)
3 Heather Kowalczyk (9/20/06)
3 Jaclyn Rasmussenn (9/26/98)
3 Chenoa Shields (9/17/98)

Most Assists (Season)

15 Chenoa Shields (1998)
12 Jaclyn Rasmussenn (1998)
12 Heather Kowalczyk (2006)

Most Assists (Career)

20 Heather Kowalczyk (2005-06)
17 Caitlin Smith (2005-06)
16 Ashley Finton (2005-06)

Individual Records - Goalkeeper

Best Goals Against Average (Season)

0.6 Danielle Salisbury (2005)
0.7 Andi Mowry (2007)
0.83 Samijo Scheer (2011)

Best Goals Against Average (Career)

0.93 Samijo Scheer (2010-11)
1.12 Molly Graves (2015-16)
1.6 Casey Ebeling (2006-07)

Most Shutouts (Season)

8 Samijo Scheer (2011)
8 Danielle Salisbury (2005)
7 Emma Augustine (2014)

Most Shutouts (Career)

14 Samijo Scheer (2010-11)
11 Casey Ebeling (2006-07)
8 Danielle Salisbury (2005)
8 Molly Graves (2015-16)

Team Playoff Records

Most Goals (Playoff Game)

5 (vs. Clinton CC, 10/24/15)
3 (vs. Clinton CC, 10/21/11)
3 (vs. North Country CC, 10/19/13)

Most Assists (Playoff Game)

3 (vs. North Country CC, 10/19/13)
2 (vs. Erie CC, 10/18/08)
2 (at Jefferson CC, 10/21/08)
2 (vs. Clinton CC, 10/21/11)
2 (vs. Clinton CC, 10/24/15)
2 (at Genesee CC, 10/27/15)

Individual Playoff Records

Most Points (Playoff Game)

4, Angela Halliday (vs. Clinton CC, 10/21/11)
4, Devin Blanchard (vs. Clinton CC, 10/24/15)
3, Erika Faberzak (vs. North Country CC, 10/19/13)
3, Shaylee Howaniec (vs. Clinton CC, 10/21/11)
3, Jaclyn Sutton (vs. Broome CC, 10/25/05)
3, Emma DeLisio (at Genesee CC, 10/27/15)

Most Goals (Playoff Game)

2, Angela Halliday (vs. Clinton CC, 10/21/11)
2, Devin Blanchard (vs. Clinton CC, 10/24/15)

Most Assists (Playoff Game)

1, Several times (-)

Honors

Total All-Region Players
31

Total All-MSAC Players
55

Miscellaneous Honors
NSCAA/adidas North Region Coach of the Year (2007)
Region III Coach of the Year (2005)
MSAC Coach of the Year (2005, 2014)
MSAC Champions (2005, 2010-co, 2015-co)
MSAC Player of the Year (2005)

Total NJCAA All-American Players
6

          

Coaches–Women's Soccer

Robert Rice

Head Coach

Robert Rice Coach Rice has led the Panthers for five season, and directed the team to the best season in program history in 2015. Tompkins Cortland advanced to the Region III championship game last year, continuing the steady climb for the program since Rice took over. He took over as head coach for the 2012 season after serving as the women's assistant for two years and men's assistant for four years. During his time with the Tompkins Cortland soccer programs, the Panthers have made the NJCAA playoffs four times, including reaching the Region III semifinals in both 2013 and 2014. He has been on the sidelines for over 100 wins for the Panthers, including 43 during his five years time as head coach.

In addition to coaching soccer, Coach Rice was the assistant coach on the College's softball team in 2011, helping the Panthers to a regional title and a third-place finish at the national tournament. He also served as Tompkins Cortland's head women's basketball coach from 2006-2008.

Coach Rice played soccer at Herkimer County Community College before receiving his bachelor's degree from Cortland State.

Contact: rdr@tompkinscortland.edu, 607-844-8222, Ext.4496


Emerson Caiza

Assistant Coach

Coach Caiza joined the Panthers staff for 2016, but his history at the College goes back much farther. He played for Tompkins Cortland in 2006 and 2007, earning all-conference honors both seasons and all-region honors in 2007 when the team won the MSAC and made it to the Region III semifinals. After graduating from Tompkins Cortland he went to Cortland State, where he continued his on-field success, helping the red Dragons to a SUNYAC title his first season on campus. A graduate of Ithaca High, Coach Caiza brings a calm demeanor and tremendous soccer insights to Coach Rice's staff.

Contact: athletics@tompkinscortland.edu


Chris Thomas

Assistant Coach

Contact: athletics@tompkinscortland.edu


Highlights–2017 Women's Soccer

Panthers Upset in Opening Round of Playoffs

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

The return trip to the NJCAA playoffs for the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team was a short one. The Panthers fell victim to a first–round upset Tuesday, losing at home to Mohawk Valley Community College 2-1. The season ends with a record of 10-6 for the #7 seed while #10 Mohawk Valley advances to the next round of the playoffs with a record 8-8-1.

Things started well for the Panthers, with the home team getting on the board first. In just the seventh minute of the game, Emily Potter (Candor H.S./Candor) played a beautiful free kick into the box for her former high-school teammate, Angela Martone (Candor H.S./Candor). Martone rose above the crowd in front of the goal, heading the ball into the net for an early 1-0 lead. Both teams had chances the rest of the half, but neither could change the score heading into the break.

The second half found Tompkins Cortland just a little off its game, and the Hawks took advantage. Mohawk Valley evened the score with 18:30 left on the clock, and then took the lead with a second goal just 1:36 later. The lead would hold, as despite putting pressure on late, the Panthers were unable to score the rest of the way.

Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) posted seven saves in goal for the Panthers.


Women's Soccer Knocks Off Defending National Champs

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team ended the regular season on a high note by defeating the defending national champions Wednesday. Playing at home, the Panthers scored an early goal and made it stand in a 1-0 win over SUNY Broome. The win leaves Tompkins Cortland with a final regular season record of 10-5 overall, 9-5 in Region III, and 3-3 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Broome is now 8-6-1 overall, 7-6-1 in Region III, and 2-3-1 in the MSAC.

The lone goal came in the 13th minute of play, with Kelsey Clark (Homer H.S./Homer) tracking down a ball in the left side of the box and firing it past the Broome keeper. The Panthers threatened multiple times the rest of the way but couldn’t put one in the net the net, with shots instead finding the crossbar, the post, or being saved by a strong effort from the Broome keeper. By the final horn, Tompkins Cortland had a 12-4 advantage in shots on goal.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) and Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) each played a half in goal, with Murdock posting three saves in the first half and Slocum recording one in the second.

Next up for the Panthers will be a return to the NJCAA Region III playoffs. Tournament brackets will be announced Sunday with first round games on Tuesday.


Garrison Goal Gives Panthers 3-2 OT Win at Mohawk Valley

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team worked overtime Sunday, earning a big 3-2 win at Mohawk Valley Community College. The win guarantees a winning record for the season for the Panthers and goes a long ways toward securing a home game when the NJCAA Region III playoffs begin. Tompkins Cortland’s record is now 9-5 overall and 8-5 in Region III. Mohawk Valley drops to 5-8-1 overall and in region.

The win didn’t come easy. Mohawk Valley scored the only goal of the first half, forcing Tompkins Cortland to play from behind. The Panthers evened the score early in the second half on a goal by Kristen Frear (Lansing H.S./Ithaca) off an assist Sage Garrison (Odessa-Montour H.S./Odessa), but the Hawks regained the lead with a goal with 30 minutes left in the half. A minute later Serina Guilianti (Harrison H.S./Harrison) scored an unassisted goal to knot the score at 2-2. The deadlock held the rest of regulation, sending the Panthers into overtime for the second time this season. And for the second time, the Panthers were up to the challenge. This time it was Garrison scoring the game-winner, scoring off a direct-kick assist from Briana Sokol (Newark Valley H.S./Newark Valley).

Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) earned the win in goal with nine saves.

The Panthers close out the regular season Wednesday at home against SUNY Broome.


Six Different Panthers Score in Win

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

In the three games played since their last home game on September 27, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team scored a total of four goals. On their return to Dryden Wednesday, the Panthers used a diverse attack to score six times in a 6-0 win over Cayuga Community College. The Panthers are now 8-5 overall, 7-5 in Region III, and 2-3 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Cayuga drops to 0-12 overall and in region, and 0-5 in the MSAC.

The Panthers controlled the game from the opening kick. The home team scored three times in each half, with a different player scoring each goal. On the other end of the field, the Panthers’ goalies were essentially turned into spectators as Cayuga was held without a shot.

Kelsey Clark (Homer H.S./Homer), Emily Potter (Candor H.S./Candor), Angela Martone (Candor H.S./Candor), Justice Pahlmann (Tioga H.S./Tioga Center), Sage Garrison (Odessa-Montour H.S./Odessa), and Makayla Foster (Hunter-Tannersville H.S./Hunter) scored goals for the Panthers, with Potter and Pahlmann also recording assists. Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) and Madisyn Zimmer (Cortland H.S./Cortland) split time in goal as the Panthers defense posted its fifth shutout of the season.

The Panthers head to Utica Sunday for the final road game of the regular season, taking on Mohawk Valley at 1 p.m.


Panthers Blanked on the Road

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team couldn’t catch any breaks Saturday, losing at Finger Lakes Community College 3-0. The Panthers drop to 7-5 overall, 6-5 in Region III, and 1-3 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Finger Lakes is now 8-4 overall, 8-3 in region, and 5-1 in the MSAC.

The game was scoreless at the half, but the Lakers got on the board with two goals in the first ten minutes of the second half. The last goal came in closing minutes, making the final score 3-0.

The final spread was deceptive as the game was played evenly for most of the way. The shots were nearly even, with Finger Lakes holding a slight 16-14 advantage in shots and each team posted eight shots on goal. The Panthers had five corners compared to three for Finger Lakes. The biggest difference came in fouls, with Tompkins Cortland whistled for 14 fouls compared to just five on the Lakers.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) finished with five saves in goal.

The Panthers look to get back on track at home Wednesday with a 5:30 p.m. start against Cayuga Community College.


Last Minute Goal Sinks Panthers

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

On Sunday, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team won in dramatic fashion. On Wednesday, the shoe was on the other foot, as the Panthers lost 2-1 at Corning Community College on a goal in the final minute of play. The results leaves the Panthers with a record of 7-4 overall, 6-4 in Region III, and 1-2 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Corning, the #7-ranked team in the latest NJCAA national poll, is now 9-2-1 overall, 8-2-1 in region, and 3-0-1 in the MSAC.

Corning took the lead early and held the 1-0 advantage until late in the game. The Panthers evened the score with Justice Pahlmann (Tioga H.S./Tioga Center) finding the net with 11 minutes left in the second half. The tie lasted until the last minute, with Corning scoring the game winner with 55 seconds left on the clock.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) took the loss despite playing a good game in goal. The sophomore posted 18 saves on the day, keeping the game close till the final horn.

The Panthers next play at Finger Lakes Community College Saturday.


Guilianti Completes Hat Trick with Game Winner in 2 OT

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

A game-winning goal in double-overtime by Serina Guilianti (Harrison H.S./Harrison) made a winner of the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team over Jamestown Community College Sunday. The win improves the Panthers to 7-3 overall and 6-3 in Region III. Jamestown is now 7-5 overall and 5-5 in the region.

Guilianti’s winning score capped a dynamite day for the freshman. She started the day with a goal in the sixth minute of play, converting a pass from Angela Martone (Candor H.S./Candor) into an early 1-0 lead. After Jamestown answered ten minutes later, Guilianti put the Panthers back in front with a header off a pass from Makayla Foster (Hunter-Tannersville H.S./Hunter) in the 37th minute of the game.

The 2-1 lead held into the half-time break, but midway through the second half, the score was tied again, this time on an own goal. Regulation ended with the score 2-2, and the teams played even through the first overtime. Guilianti completed her hat trick with the game-winner off an assist from Sage Garrison (Odessa-Montour H.S./Odessa) with 7:49 left in the second extra frame.

The hat trick is the second in two games for the Panthers, with Justice Pahlmann (Tioga H.S./Tioga Central) accomplishing the feat against SUNY Adirondack on Wednesday. Prior to Wednesday, it had been nearly three years since the Panthers had a three-goal performance by an individual.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) and Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) split time in goal, with Murdock starting and recording nine saves and allowing two goals over 73 minutes of action. Slocum came on in relief and had five saves without allowing a goal.

Next up for the Panthers is a Mid-State Athletic Conference game at Corning Community College Wednesday.


Pahlmann Hat Trick Leads Panthers to 4-0 Win

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

A hat trick by freshman Justice Pahlmann (Tioga H.S./Tioga Center) helped the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team snap a three-game drought Wednesday with a 4-0 win over SUNY Adirondack. Tompkins Cortland is now 6-3 overall and 5-3 in Region III. Adirondack is now 3-6-1 overall and 2-6-1 in the region.

All the scoring came in the second half as the Panthers spent the first 45 minutes of play knocking on the door but failing to put one in. The breakthrough came early in the second, with Pahlmann punching one in during the fifth minute of the half. The second score came two minutes later, with Makayla Foster (Hunter-Tannersville H.S./Hunter) doing the honors.

Pahlmann’s second goal came with 10:27 left, and she capped her hat trick by converting a pass from April Dunn (Odessa-Montour H.S./Alpine) for her third goal with 7:34 left. Pahlmann became the first Panther women’s soccer player to record a hat trick since Devin Blanchard did so against Corning Community College on October 8, 2014.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) earned her third win of the year while posting her second shutout. The sophomore had four saves while dropping her goals against average to an even 1.00.

The Panthers next play Sunday at Jamestown Community College.


Panthers Drop Third Straight

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

After opening the season by outscoring their opponents 17-2 while winning five straight, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team has hit a rough patch. The Panthers haven’t scored while losing three straight, the most recent being a 1-0 loss at Onondaga Community College. Tompkins Cortland is now 5-3 overall, 4-3 in Region III, and 1-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Onondaga is now 5-4 overall, 4-4 in the region, and 3-2 in the MSAC.

Despite being held off the scoreboard, the Panthers didn’t lack for opportunities as the team put 10 shots on goal. On the other end of the field, goalkeeper Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) registered eight saves for the Tompkins Cortland, with the game’s only goal coming off a corner kick midway through the first half.

The Panthers look to get back on track Wednesday at home against SUNY Adirondack. Game time is 4:30 p.m.


Panthers Shut Out by Nation's #1

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Taking on the #1-ranked team in the nation, the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team couldn’t muster any offense, eventually falling to Erie Community College by a 3-0 final. The Panthers’ second straight shutout loss leave the team with a record of 5-2 overall and 4-2 in Region III. Erie now 6-1 overall and 5-0 in the region.

A week after suffering the first loss of a season, also a 3-0 score, the Panthers struggled to mount much of an attack. Erie enjoyed the better of play most of the game, taking the lead in the 31st minute of play and adding to it in the closing minutes of the half. The Kats made it 3-0 early in the second half, and held the Panthers off the board the rest of the way to secure the win.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) had a solid game in goal with 11 saves.

The Panthers hit the road for just the second time this year, playing at Onondaga Community College on Saturday.


Panthers Suffer First Loss

Saturday, September 09, 2017

The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team’s season-opening winning streak came to an end Saturday with a 3-0 loss to Genesee Community College. The loss was the first in six games this year and leaves the Panthers with a record of 5-1 overall and 4-1 in Region III. Genesee is now 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the region.

The game was scoreless at the end of the first half, but the visitors took little time getting on the board in the second half. The Cougars scored in the second minute of play in the second half, and then added another goal just 22 seconds later. The third and final goal came in the closing minutes of the game, sealing the result.

Kate Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) played the entire game in goal, recoding seven saves.

The Panthers hope to get back on track Saturday at home against Erie Community College.


Panthers Improve to 5-0 with Shutout Win

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team remained perfect on the season with a 4-0 win over Niagara County Community College Wednesday. The Panthers are now 5-0 overall and 4-0 in Region III. Niagara drops to 0-3 overall and in the region.

For the third straight game, the Tompkins Cortland defense effectively shut down their opponents. The offense put pressure on Niagara from the start, finally breaking through on a goal by Cecelia Swan (Cassadaga Valley H.S./Cassadaga Valley) in the 17th minute of play. Sage Garrison (Odessa-Montour H.S./Odessa) made it 2-0 in the 38th minute, tapping in a cross from Makayla Foster (Hunter-Tannersville H.S./Hunter) for the score.

The third score came early in the second half, with Serina Guilianti (Harrison H.S./Harrison) punching in a rebound of a shot by Kristin Frear (Lansing H.S./Ithaca). The last score came from Swan with 13:42 left on the clock, making the final 4-0.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) and Madisyn Zimmer (Cortland H.S./Cortland) each played a half in goal, combining on four saves in the team’s third straight shutout.

Next up for the Panthers is a home game against Genesee Community College Saturday at 1 p.m.


Panthers Shut Out North Country for 4th Straight Win

Sunday, September 03, 2017

Tompkins Cortland Community College

A big afternoon from freshman Sage Garrison (Odessa-Montour H.S./Odessa) led the Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team to its fourth straight win, a 3-0 decision over North Country Community College Sunday. The victory leaves the Panthers with a record of 4-0 overall and 3-0 in Region III; North Country is now 1-3-1 overall and 1-2 in the region.

The home team enjoyed the better of play from the opening touch, but it took until the 18th minute before everything clicked. Garrison broke the ice with a goal with 27:18 left in the first half, and then just 96 seconds later, she assisted classmate Justice Pahlmann (Tioga H.S./Tioga Center) on a goal, making it 2-0. Garrison capped a big first half with a goal with 8.4 seconds left on the clock, scoring off an assist from Kelsey Clark (Homer H.S./Homer) putting the Panthers firmly in control heading into the break.

When neither team scored in the second half, the Panthers had a fourth straight win and a second straight shutout. Goalkeeper Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) had four saves as the Panthers posted back-to-back shutouts for the first time since a string of three straight blankings in 2015.

The Panthers host Niagara County Community College Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.


Panthers Improve to 3-0 with Shutout Win

Saturday, September 02, 2017

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The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s soccer team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 2-0 win over Clinton Community College Saturday. While the Panthers remain perfect, Clinton falls to 0-3.

April Dunn (Odessa-Montour H.S./Alpine) scored what proved to be the game-winner very early, sliding the ball into the net in the ninth minute of play. Despite controlling play and keeping the ball mostly in the offensive end the entire first half, the insurance goal didn’t come until early in the second half. Kaylie Yerdon (Cherry Valley H.S./Cherry Valley) delivered the final score of the game in the 58th minute, making the final 2-0.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) recorded one save to earn the shutout win in goal.

The Panthers close out the back-to-back weekend by hosting North Country Community College at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.


Second Straight 4-1 Win for Panthers

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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The second game of the 2017 women’s soccer season was very much like the first for Tompkins Cortland – four different players scored a goal as the Panthers posted a 4-1 win. Wednesday’s opponent was Jefferson Community College as the teams opened Mid-State Athletic Conference play. Tompkins Cortland is now 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the MSAC; Jefferson is 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the MSAC.

The Panthers jumped ahead in the 14th minute of play on a goal by Kristin Frear (Lansing H.S./Ithaca) off an assist from Emily Potter (Candor H.S./Candor). The second score came in the second half, just 32 seconds into play. Cecelia Swan (Cassadaga Valley H.S./Cassadaga Valley) scored the goal, with assists to Justice Pahlmann (Tioga H.S./Tioga Center) and Frear. After Jefferson got in the board four minutes later, the Panthers pushed the lead back to a pair with an unassisted goal by Kaitlin Martin (Newark Valley H.S./Newark Valley) in the 54th minute. The final score came with eight minutes left in the game, with Kaylie Yerdon (Cherry Valley H.S./Cherry Valley) converting an assist from Sage Garrison (Odessa-Montour H.S./Odessa).

Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) earned the win in goal, posting seven saves.

The Panthers return home this weekend to play Clinton Community College Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and North Country Community College Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.


Panthers Win Opener 4-1

Friday, August 25, 2017

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The 2017 women’s soccer season got off to a solid start for Tompkins Cortland Community College Friday as the Panthers posted a 4-1 win over Division I Mercyhurst North East. It was also the season-opener for the Saints.

The Panthers missed out on some chances in the opening minutes, and Mercyhurst North East took advantage by scoring the first goal in the 13th minute of play. The home team answered in the 18th minute, with Sage Garrison (Odessa-Montour H.S./Odessa) knocking in a pass from her former high-school teammate April Dunn (Odessa-Montour H.S./Alpine). The 1-1 tie held until Tompkins Cortland took the lead and then put the game away early in the second half.

The game-winning goal came in the seventh minute of the second half. Emily Potter (Candor H.S./Candor) found the net on a free kick from 35 yards, floating it in just over the keepers head. Just over minute later, Briana Sokol (Newark Valley H.S./Newark Valley) got in on the act with a goal to make it 3-1, and then 47 seconds later Sokol played a perfect corner kick into the box where Kristin Frear (Lansing H.S./Ithaca) put it in for the third score in less than two minutes. The flurry made the lead 4-1, and marked the end of scoring for either team.

Kassie Murdock (Stillwater H.S./Stillwater) played the first half in goal before giving way to Katie Slocum (Candor H.S./Candor) in the second half. Each keeper made two saves.

The Panthers open Mid-State Athletic Conference play Wednesday at Jefferson Community College.


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Two-Sport Standout to Play for Panthers

Brittney Randall signs her letter of intent to play at Tompkins Cortland

Two-sport standout Brittney Randall has signed her NJCAA National Letter of Intent to play soccer and basketball for the Panthers in the 2015-16 school year. While at Whitney Point, Randall was honored as an I.A.C. all-star multiple times, including being named the 2014-15 I.A.C. North Large School Basketball MVP.

"Brittney is a special athlete and I look forward to seeing her in a Panther uniform," said Women's Soccer Coach Robert Rice. "She has proven to be willing to do whatever is in the best interest of the team, and her versatility makes her a valuable piece of our plans for the fall. With her skill set and work ethic, I expect her to step in and help us right away."

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