July 1, 2016
Seven Tompkins Cortland Community College student-athletes have been honored with a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic Student-Athlete Award. Brendan Griffiths (Niskayuna H.S./Niskayuna), Kayla Kelsey (Cortland H.S./Cortland), Victoria Mattarell (Union-Endicott H.S./Endicott), Matthew Socola (Haverling H.S./Bath), Callie Stillman (Odessa-Montour H.S./Montour Falls), Antonio Triana (New Roots H.S./Cortland), and Justmil Villanueva (A. Phillip Randolph H.S./Washington Heights) were recognized for their excellence in the classroom.
Socola and Villanueva each received a Superior Academic Achievement Award, which goes to students with a GPA between 3.80 and 3.99. Socola was a member of the baseball team while Villanueva played basketball for the Panthers.
Kelsey, Griffiths, Stillman, and Triana each earned an Exemplary Academic Achievement Award, which goes to students with a GPA between 3.60 and 3.79. Kelsey was a part of the softball team, Griffiths and Stillman played soccer, and Triana was a golfer.
The seven student-athletes represent the most Tompkins Cortland has ever had honored by the NJCAA in a single academic year.
High School: Groton
Major: Liberal Arts and Sciences-General Studies
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1st Place (1996)
1st Place (2005)
1st Place (2008)
1st Place (2010)
1st Place (2007)
1st Place (2008)
2nd Place (1994)
2nd Place (2005)
4th Place (2008)
7th Place (2005)
11th Place (1994)
14th Place (2007)
68, Alex Wilson (at Monroe Invite, 4/31/01)
68, Scott Comfort (at TC3 Invite, 5/4/03)
69, Alex Wilson (at Jamestown Invite, 4/21/01)
69, Clint Chaffee (at Adirondack Invite, 4/22/05)
69, Clint Chaffee (at Mohawk Valley Invite, 4/14/06)
74.2, Clint Chaffee (2005)
74.8, Clint Chaffee (2006)
75.7, Alex Muirhead (1994)
76.9, Alex Wilson (2001)
1st Place, Kevin Muirhead (1996)
1st Place, Adam Moore (2002)
1st Place, Craig Smith (2010)
1st Place, Clint Chaffee (2006)
1st Place, Kris Boyes (2008)
2nd Place, Adam Moore (2003) * tied for 1st; 2nd in playoff
1st Place, Kris Boyes (2008) * tied for 1st; won playoff
6th Place, Clint Chaffee (2005)
8th Place, Clint Chaffee (2006) * tied for 6th; 8th by comparing cards
78, Rasmita Tayler (at TC3 Invite, 5/4/08)
80, Rasmita Tayler (at Region III Coaches Invite, 4/19/08)
82, Rasmita Tayler (at Broome Invite, 4/12/08)
85.5, Rasmita Tayler (2008)
89.6, Rasmita Tayler (2007)
59th Place, Rasmita Taylert (2007)
Coach McDaniel returned to the course for the 2014-15 year, bringing along some strong credentials. He previously coached Tompkins Cortland for more than a decade, putting together one of the most impressive runs of success of any Tompkins Cortland team in any sport. During a four year span, the Panthers won two Region III titles, never finished worse than third in the Region and had two top-seven finishes at nationals. He coached an individual national champion, a two-time All-American, three MSAC individual champions, and dozens of all-region and all-MSAC performers. Coach McDaniel has coached men and women golfers, including the College's first woman golfer to qualify for the national tournament, by working with each golfer on all facets of the game. His knowledge, experience, and coaching style translates to a positive experience for all his student athletes.
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Coach Collins comes to Tompkins Cortland after spending seven years as the head golf coach at SUNY Broome. During his time with the Hornets he coached several regional and national qualifiers while creating one of the most consistent programs in the region. Having led a successful program, he brings to the Panthers an understanding of the game and what it takes to be successful on the regional and national level.
Coach Collins also spent eight years as head coach of the ice hockey team at SUNY Broome, earning Region III Coach of the Year honors three times. He remains a USA Hockey certified instructor and serves as head coach of the ice hockey team at Union-Endicott.
Friday, June 06, 2014
TC3 sophomore Kyle Shaw finished the NJCAA Division III National Championship tournament Friday with a final round score of 84, giving him a four-day total of 331. His score placed him in a tie for 50th out of 77 golfers.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
TC3's Kyle Shaw carded a third-round score of 81 at the NJCAA Division III National Championship tournament Thursday. The sophomore is currently tied for 47th with a three-round score of 247. The final round is Friday at the Chautauqua Golf Course.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
TC3's Kyle Shaw stands tied for 48th place overall at the midpoint of the 2014 NJCAA National Championship tournament. The sophomore followed up his first round score of 77 with an 89 on day two. The four-day event continues Wednesday at the Chautauqua Golf Course in Western New York.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
TC3's Kyle Shaw opened his 2014 NJCAA National Championship tournament with a strong showing, firing a 77 in the first day of the four-day event. The sophomore stands in 16th place overall after the first day of the tournament being held at the Chautauqua Golf Course in Western New York.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Tompkins Cortland Community College sophomore Kyle Shaw (Groton H.S./Groton) has quailed for the NJCAA Division III Golf National Championship for the second straight year. He fired a two-day score of 161 (80-81) at the Region III Championship, hosted by TC3 at Cornell University’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, good enough for fifth-place overall and an invitation to the national tournament. Teammate Mike Timmerman II (Cortland H.S./Cortland) just missed out on joining Shaw at nationals, finishing tied for the last spot and then losing out on the fourth hole of a two-person playoff. Timmerman finished the tournament with a score of 167 (91-76) to tie for 14th overall, good enough to earn all-region honors.
The top two teams plus the next five best individual scores earn a place at nationals. The team title was won by Monroe Community College with a score of 641. The individual medalist honors went to Monroe’s Kyle Bromley with a 155 (80-75).
The national tournament is June 3-7 at Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautauqua, New York.
Monday, May 12, 2014
TC3's Kyle Shaw posted a strong opening round at the NJCAA Region III championship, putting the sophomore in prime position to qualify for the national tournament for the second time. Shaw fired an opening-round score of 81, good for a tie for sixth place overall. The tournament concludes Tuesday, with the top two teams, plus the five-best individuals not on either of those teams qualifying for nationals. Shaw is currently the third best individual score not a part of one of the top two teams.
TC3's other two golfers have some ground to make up. Mike Timmerman fired a 91, roughly seven strokes out of contention. Brett Conger is two strokes farther back at 93.
Saturday, May 03, 2014
The TC3 golf team took sixth place at the Genesee Invitational. The Panthers scored a 337, 32 strokes behind the winning team, Onondaga. Kyle Shaw led TC3 with a 78, the eighth-best individual score of the day. Brett Conger was next with an 80 followed by Mike Timmerman at 85. Zach Steiner rounded out the team with a 94.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
The TC3 golf team hosted the annual Panther Invite at Elm Tree Golf Club Sunday, taking fifth out of ten teams. The Panthers carded a team score of 336. Jefferson won the event with a 303.
Kyle Shaw finished tied for seventh among individual scores with a 78. Brett Conger was next at 82 followed by Mike Timmerman at 86 and Zach Steiner at 90.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
The TC3 Panthers took sixth place at SUNY Broome Invitational Saturday, firing a team score of 345. Jefferson won the event with a score of 311.
Brett Conger was TC3's top scorer, tying for seventh overall with a 78. Kyle Shaw and Mike Timmerman were next with scores of 87 and 89, respectively. Connor Cramton and Zach Steiner each carded a 91.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
The TC3 golf team had its strongest showing of the season so far with a fifth-place finish at the 11-team Onondaga Invite. The Panthers finished with a 336; Monroe won the event with a score of 312. The event also served as the Mid-State Athletic Conference championship: TC3 finished third in the MSAC standings.
TC3 was led by Kyle Shaw, who earned all-conference honors with a score of 81. Brett Conger was a stroke back at 82, Mike Timmerman followed with an 85, and Thomas Lange had an 88.
Friday, April 18, 2014
The TC3 golf team finished in ninth place at the Nicholas J. DeSocio Memorial Invite, hosted by Cayuga Community College Friday at Highland Park Golf Club in Auburn. The Panthers fired a team score of 363. Monroe won the event with a 304.
TC3 was led by Brett Conger at 83, Kyle Shaw at 88, and Thomas Lange at 89.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The TC3 golf team continued its season-opening road trip Saturday by taking part in the Niagara County Community College Invitational. The Panthers carded a team total of 359 to place fifth out of six teams. Monroe won the event with a score of 318.
Sophomore Kyle Shaw led the Panthers with an 85. Mike Timmerman followed with a 90 and Connor Cramton and Tom Lange each finished at 92. Brett Conger and Connor L'Hommedieu rounded out the scoring with a 95 and 97, respectively.
Friday, April 11, 2014
The TC3 Panthers opened the 2014 season at the Jamestown Invite, finishing sixth with a score of 349. Genesee won the invitational with a 314.
Brett Conger led the Panthers with an 80, tied for seventh overall. Kyle Shaw followed with an 83, and Mike Timmerman fired an 88. Connor L'hommedien carded a 98, with Tom Lange next at 99, and Connor Cramton at 100.