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TC3 Student-Athletes Receive National Academic Honors

July 9, 2014

Four Tompkins Cortland Community College student-athletes have been honored with a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic Student-Athlete Award. Taylor Policay (Lansing H.S./Ithaca), Kyle Shaw (Groton H.S./Groton), Sara Sinnigen (Dryden H.S./Dryden), and Hannah Wildenstein (Dryden H.S./Freeville) were each presented with the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement. The award, which was previously known as the NJCAA Academic All-American award, requires a minimum grade point average of 3.6. Only three percent of the nearly 60,000 student-athletes competing in the NJCAA this year received the designation.

Policay was a member of both the women’s basketball and softball teams. She completed her sport management degree in May, graduating with a GPA of 3.76. On the softball diamond she earned all-conference honors after a stellar freshman season that saw her blast nine home runs, including a TC3-record two in one playoff game. Over two seasons at TC3, she started 58 of 59 softball games, leading the team in slugging percentage during that time. On the basketball court she started 17 of 22 games, averaging more than three points and six rebounds per contest.

Shaw golfed for TC3, qualifying for the NJCAA national tournament in both his freshman and sophomore years. He was the team’s top scorer, and completed his academic work in business administration in May, graduating with a GPA of 3.61.

A captain on the women’s soccer team, Sinnigen was a two-time all-conference selection, an NJCAA all-region choice, and an NSCAA All-American for the Panthers. A liberal arts and sciences major, she completed her coursework with a GPA of 3.71.

Wildenstein, the lone first-year student among TC3’s honorees, was also a member of the women’s soccer team. She started 11 games and has a GPA of 3.70 in business administration.

Coaching Changes for TC3 Basketball

June 20, 2014

The upcoming basketball season at Tompkins Cortland Community College will have some familiar faces in unfamiliar places. Director of Athletics Mick McDaniel has announced that David Stevenson has been appointed the head women's basketball coach and Rich Echevarria has been appointed the head men’s basketball coach. Stevenson has been the head men’s basketball coach for the past nine seasons; Echevarria has been one of his assistant coaches for the past three years.

Stevenson takes over the women’s program for Jaclyn Sutton, who stepped down after four years. Assistant coach Jeff Riker will remain on the women’s coaching staff; assistant coach Brian Carroll will remain with the men’s team.

"Coach Stevenson has proven to be one of the top coaches in our region, and I have every confidence that he will enjoy the same success with the women’s program that he had with the men’s,” said McDaniel. "Coach Echevarria is a fantastic recruiter and is dedicated to continuing the winning and sportsmanlike ways that are now synonymous with TC3 athletics. I fully expect great things for both programs."

Stevenson is the most successful basketball coach in TC3 history. He took over a men’s program that had one winning season in its first 29 seasons and turned it into a consistent regional contender. His teams made the postseason five times, including the last three seasons. TC3 won three Mid-State Athletic Conference championships, including the last two, and Stevenson was named the MSAC Coach of the Year three times. He won more games (123) than all the other men’s basketball coaches in TC3 history combined, and is the only men’s basketball coach in College history with a winning percentage (.519).

"I'm very excited to take on the challenge of moving the women’s program forward," said Stevenson. "I’m equally excited to leave the men’s program to a former player and coach."

Echevarria is a former player at TC3 and a graduate of the College’s sport management program. He has coached on the AAU level and a various college camps, and has been an assistant on Stevenson’s bench during the best three-year run in program history. During his time with the Panthers, TC3 has a .675 winning percentage (54-26) and captured two straight conference titles. Those three years also saw the Panthers produce an all-American, four all-region selections, a two-time conference player of the year, and six all-conference selections.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to continue the tradition that has been started with Coach Stevenson,” said Echevarria. “I will work to build our student-athletes up to the best they can be, and prepare them to move to a four-year school, both on the court and academically.”

Roster–2004-05 Women's Basketball

Team photo holder

No. Name Pos. Year Ht. Wt. High School/Hometown
33-Captain Kimberly Colombo So. 5' 6" Port Byron/Port Byron
14-Captain Maranda Kinsman So. 5' 4" Marathon/Marathon
21-Captain Stacy Skrivan So. 5' 7" Maine Endwell/Endwell
Shena Barker Fr. 5' 3" Altmar-Parish-Williamstown/Altmar
12 Shanica Porter Fr. 5' 1" Sheepshead Bay/Brooklyn
20 Stacy Farnham Fr. 5' 6" Waverly/Waverly
22 Jaclyn Sutton Fr. 5' 9" Dryden/Dryden
24 Meghan Orman So. 5' 11" Southern Cayuga/Aurora
45 Jennifer Mitchell Fr. 5' 7" Southern Cayuga/Genoa

Statistics–Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball

2014-15 Season

Overall (0-0)
MSAC (0-0), Region III (0-0)

Statistics    

Previous Seasons

2012-13    

2011-12

2010-11

2009-10

2008-09

2007-08

Records

Team Records

Most Wins

16 (2002-03)
15 (2009-10)
15 (2001-02)

Most Consecutive Wins (Season)

6 (2001-02)
5 (2008-09)
5 (2009-10)

Best Winning Percentage (Season)

.615 (2002-03)
.577 (2001-02)
.555 (2009-10)

Most Points Scored (Game)

101 (at Practical Bible College, 12/3/02)
97 (vs. SUNY Canton, 1/28/03)
96 (vs. Finger Lakes CC, 2/3/01)

Most Points Scored (Season)

1857 (2002-03)
1732 (2001-02)
1698 (2008-09)

Best Points Per Game Average

71.4 (2002-03)
69.3 (2000-2001)
66.6 (2001-02)

Biggest Margin of Victory (Game)

68 (at Practical Bible College, 12/3/02)
66 (vs. SUNY Canton, 1/28/03)
60 (vs. Practical Bible College, 12/11/01)

Fewest Points Allowed (Game)

24 (vs. Schenectady CCC, 11/7/04)
27 (vs. Onondaga CC, 1/20/00)
28 (vs. Practical Bible College, 11/9/01)

Fewest Points Allowed (Season)

1332 (2000-2001)
1444 (2001-02)
1514 (2006-07)

Fewest Points Allowed Per Game Average

57.8 (2001-02)
58.1 (2002-03)
59.7 (2009-10)

Most Assists (Game)

28 (at Practical Bible College, 12/1/01)
27 (vs. Fulton-Montgomery CC, 11/14/09)
26 (at SUNY Canton, 2/18/03)

Most Assists (Season)

404 (2002-03)
401 (2001-02)
361 (2009-10)

Most Rebounds (Game)

69 (vs. Jamestown CC_Cattaraugus, 11/1/07)
68 (vs. Cayuga CC, 11/15/09)
66 (at Practical Bible College, 12/3/02)

Most Rebounds (Season)

1260 (2002-03)
1106 (2008-09)
1091 (2009-10)

Most 3-Pointers Made (Game)

9 (at Herkimer CCC, 12/5/07)
9 (at Cayuga CC, 1/3/08)
9 (vs. Finger Lakes CC, 1/19/02)

Most 3-Pointers Made (Season)

121 (2007-08)
90 (2009-10)
90 (2001-02)

Most Steals (Game)

36 (vs. Onondaga CC, 2/4/03)
34 (vs. Onondaga CC, 1/16/01)
31 (at SUNY Canton, 2/18/03)
31 (at SUNY Delhi, 11/19/02)
31 (at Practical Bible College, 12/1/01)

Most Steals (Season)

574 (2002-03)
421 (2001-02)
349 (2004-05)

Most Blocks (Game)

16 (at Mohawk Valley CC, 11/8/06)
15 (at SUNY Delhi, 11/14/06)
14 (at Columbia-Greene CC, 2/4/03)

Most Blocks (Season)

185 (2002-03)
180 (2006-07)
103 (2004-05)

Most Foul Shots Made (Game)

32 (vs. Morrisville State, 11/1/03)
32 (vs. Corning CC, 2/9/02)
27 (at Jamestown CC, 12/4/04)
27 (at Jefferson CC, 1/13/09)
27 (vs. Finger Lakes CC, 2/3/01)

Most Foul Shots Made (Season)

441 (2004-05)
391 (2002-03)
386 (2001-02)

Individual Records - Player

Most Points (Game)

32 Jaclyn Sutton (at Morrisville State, 12/11/04)
31 Jaime Fisher (vs. SUNY Cobleskill, 11/21/02)
31 Jennifer Morse (at Cayuga CC, 1/18/00)

Most Points (Season)

455 Jaclyn Sutton (2004-05)
422 Jaime Fisher (2003-04)
363 Heather Andrews (2003-04)

Most Points (Career)

751 Jaime Fisher (2002-04)
651 Heather Andrews (2002-04)
649 Rachelle Taylor (2000-2002)

Most Points Per Game (Season)

17.6 Jaime Fisher (2003-04)
16.3 Jaclyn Sutton (2004-05)
15.8 Heather Andrews (2003-04)

Most Points Per Game (Career)

16.0 Jaclyn Sutton (2004-05)
15.0 Jaime Fisher (2002-04)
14.1 Rachelle Taylor (2000-2002)

Most Assists (Game)

10 Michelle Tuetken (vs. Hudson Valley CC, 11/1/09)
10 Michelle Tuetken (vs. Jefferson CC, 2/4/09)
10 Nicole Cambridge (at Cayuga CC, 2/1/02)
10 Nicole Cambridge (at Practical Bible College, 12/1/01)

Most Assists (Season)

135 Michelle Tuetken (2009-10)
119 Amanda McLaughlin (2002-03)
113 Nicole Cambridge (2000-2001)

Most Assists (Career)

227 Michelle Tuetken (2008-10)
220 Nicole Cambridge (2000-2002)
145 Laura Thomas (2001-03)

Most Rebounds (Game)

25 Barbara Naylor (vs. Cayuga CC, 1/13/07)
23 Heather Andrews (vs. Corning CC, 1/24/04)
22 Meghan Orman (vs. Onondaga CC, 2/8/05)
22 Khadijah Muqtadir (vs. Schenectady CC, 11/9/02)

Most Rebounds (Season)

287 Khadijah Muqtadir (2002-03)
273 Heather Andrews (2003-04)
262 Heather Andrews (2002-03)

Most Rebounds (Career)

535 Heather Andrews (2002-04)
385 Barbara Naylor (2005-07)
372 Mackenzie Stilwell (2008-10)

Most 3-Pointers Made (Game)

7 Heather Johnson (at Cayuga CC, 2/1/02)
6 Jennifer Iler (vs. Herkimer County CC, 12/3/08)
6 Laura Thomas (vs. Hudson Valley CC, 1/9/03)
6 Heather Johnson (vs. Finger Lakes CC, 1/19/02)

Most 3-Pointers Made (Season)

53 Jennifer Iler (2007-08)
49 Jennifer Iler (2008-09)
48 Michelle Tuetken (2009-10)

Most 3-Pointers Made (Career)

102 Jennifer Iler (2007-09)
68 Michelle Tuetken (2008-10)
62 Laura Thomas (2001-03)

Most Steals (Game)

16 Amanda McLaughlin (at SUNY Delhi, 11/19/02)
13 Nicole Cambridge (vs. Onondaga CC, 1/16/01)
12 Brittnee Rooney (vs. Jefferson CC, 2/11/03)

Most Steals (Season)

104 Amanda McLaughlin (2002-03)
99 Nicole Cambridge (2001-02)
99 Nicole Cambridge (2000-2001)

Most Steals (Career)

198 Nicole Cambridge (2000-2002)
161 Laura Thomas (2001-03)
142 Jaime Fisher (2002-04)

Most Blocks (Game)

10 Kati Dapson (at Onondaga CC, 2/12/07)
10 Khadijah Muqtadir (vs. Macomb CC at Lakeland CC, 12/7/02)
8 Kati Dapson (at SUNY Delhi, 11/14/06)
8 Khadijah Muqtadir (at Jefferson CC, 1/21/03)
8 Khadijah Muqtadir (vs. Finger Lakes CC, 1/18/03)

Most Blocks (Season)

118 Khadijah Muqtadir (2002-03)
93 Kati Dapson (2006-07)
40 Meghan Orman (2004-05)

Most Blocks (Career)

118 Khadijah Muqtadir (2002-03)
93 Kati Dapson (2006-07)
63 Katie Currier (2008-10)

Most Foul Shots Made (Game)

16 Jaclyn Sutton (at Cayuga CC, 2/10/05)
15 Jaclyn Sutton (at Jamestown CC, 12/4/04)
13 Michelle Tuetken (at Jefferson CC, 1/13/09)

Most Foul Shots Made (Season)

123 Jaime Fisher (2003-04)
113 Jaclyn Sutton (2004-05)
108 April Allen (2001-02)

Most Foul Shots Made (Career)

198 Jaime Fisher (2002-04)
157 Michelle Tuetken (2008-10)
132 Mackenzie Stilwell (2008-10)

Most Consecutive Foul Shots Made (Season)

23 April Allen (2001-02)
18 Jaclyn Sutton (2004-05)
16 Kyla Knapp (2009-10)

Team Playoff Records

Most Points (Playoff Game)

93 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
69 (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)
62 (at Finger Lakes CC, 2/23/02)

Fewest Points Allowed (Playoff Game)

49 (vs. Broome CC, 2/26/10)
63 (at Finger Lakes CC, 2/23/02)
65 (at Herkimer County CC, 2/27/01)

Most Assists (Playoff Game)

22 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
16 (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)
14 (vs. Broome CC, 2/26/10)

Most Rebounds (Playoff Game)

55 (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)
49 (vs. Broome CC, 2/26/10)
49 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)

Most 3-Pointers (Playoff Game)

7 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
6 (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/20/10)
4 (at Herkimer County CC, 2/27/01)

Most Steals (Playoff Game)

29 (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/28/03)
22 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
19 (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)

Most Blocks (Playoff Game)

11 (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)
8 (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/28/03)
6 (vs. Broome CC, 2/26/10)

Most Foul Shots Made (Playoff Game)

26 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
21 (vs. Fulton-Montgomery CC, 3/1/02)
19 (vs, Onondaga CC, 2/27/10)

Biggest Margin of Victory (Playoff Game)

16 (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
8 (vs. Broome CC, 2/26/10)

Individual Playoff Records

Most Points (Playoff Game)

26, April Allen (vs. Fulton-Montgomery CC, 3/1/02)
24, April Allen (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
23, Brittnee Rooney (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)

Most Assists (Playoff Game)

7, Michelle Tuetken (vs. Broome CC, 2/26/10)
6, Michelle Tuetken (vs. Onondaga CC, 2/27/10)
6, Michelle Tuetken (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/20/10)
6, Amanda McLaughlin (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)
6, Nicole Cambridge (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)

Most Rebounds (Playoff Game)

18, Rachelle Taylor (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
15, Amanda McLaughlin (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)
14, Khadijah Muqtadir (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/28/03)

Most 3-Pointers (Playoff Game)

4, Michelle Tuetken (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/20/10)
4, Laura Thomas (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
3, Laura Thomas (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/28/03)
3, Laura Ehrich (at Herkimer County CC, 2/27/01)

Most Steals (Playoff Game)

9, Khadijah Muqtadir (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/28/03)
6, Rachelle Taylor (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)

Most Blocks (Playoff Game)

7, Khadijah Muqtadir (vs. Cayuga CC, 2/28/03)
4, Khadijah Muqtadir (vs. Corning CC, 2/22/03)

Most Foul Shots Made (Playoff Game)

12, April Allen (vs. Fulton-Montgomery CC, 3/1/02)
10, Brittnee Rooney (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)
8, April Allen (vs. SUNY Morrisville, 2/26/02)

Honors

Total All-American Players
1 (Preseason)

Total All-Region Players
4

Total All-MSAC Players
7

Miscellaneous Honors
NJCAA Region III Final Four: 2009-10
MSAC Final Four: 2009-10, 2002-03, 2001-02

          

Coaches–Women's Basketball

David Stevenson

Head Coach

Dave StevensonMSAC Coach of the Year
2010, 2013, 2014

Coach Stevenson takes over the women's basketball program for the 2014-15 season after the most successful run in the history of the TC3 men's basketball program. Over the last decade directing the men's program, Coach Stevenson's teams continued to establish new records for wins, topping 20 victories three times, and winning the Mid-State Athletic Conference championship three times (including the last two seasons).

Stevenson joined the men's basketball staff as an assistant in 2003-04, bringing a strong work ethic and knowledge of the game to the floor each night. He is well known for caring for his students both on and off the court, tracking academic progress as well as developing basketball skills. He has worked hard to bring quality players into the program, and to help those players continue their careers at the four-year level. In his time with the program, he has helped players earn scholarships to Mercy College in New York, Drake University in Iowa, and Avila University in Kansas. His former players have also shown up on the rosters at Buffalo State, Oneonta State, Oswego State, Old Westbury College, Morrisville State, Southwestern Oklahoma State, SUNY Fredonia, and Daniel Webster College in New Hampshire. A former standout athlete at Trumansburg High and a college baseball player, Coach Stevenson is TC3's assistant athletic director. He is also an assistant softball coach for the Panthers.

Contact: dls@TC3.edu, 607-844-8222, Ext.4494


Jeff Riker

Assistant Coach

Jeff Riker

Coach Ricker returns for his fifth season on the bench with the women's program. A strong recruiter and teacher on the court, he has been instrumental in bringing in the program's top players and helping them reach their potential. His passion for the game extends back to when he was an IAC all-star at Dryden High. He played college ball at Onondaga Community College, appearing the Region III All-Star Game, and at SUNY Potsdam.

Coach Ricker has consistently been supportive of TC3's student-athletes, both on and off the court, a quality he shares with new Head Coach Stevenson.

Contact: athletics@TC3.edu


Janita Moricette

Assistant Coach

Janita MoricetteCoach Moricette joins the staff for the 2014-15 campaign. A graduate of TC3 and an Enrollment Services Specialist at the College, her work with the athletic department dates back to her days as a student when she worked as a manager for TC3 Hall of Famer Brent Doane's women's basketball program. She was a captain of her high school team in the Bronx before an injury ended her playing career. She finished high school as a manager, helping the coaching staff as needed. After her time with the TC3 women's program, she coached several AAU teams back in the Bronx, gaining experience that she will bring to the bench at TC3.

Contact: jm1@TC3.edu


Highlights–2004-05 Women's Basketball

Hot-Shooting Panthers Close Season with Big Win

Saturday, February 19, 2005

The TC3 women's basketball team saved its best for last, playing a solid all-around game to win its season finale, 77-60, over Corning Community College Saturday. TC3 finishes the season 11-17 overall and 4-10 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Corning falls to 10-17 overall and 6-8 in the conference.
 
The Panthers never trailed in the game, scoring the first nine points before Corning finally got on the board after five minutes of play. The lead grew to 15 at 19-4 less than eight minutes into the game, thanks in large part to hot shooting by sophomores Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) and Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora). After Corning closed the gap to 12, TC3 used a 15-6 run to close the half with a 46-24 lead.
 
The Panthers picked up the second half where they left off in the first, scoring the first four points to stretch the lead to 50-24. The lead would stay between 20 and 28 the rest of the way until Corning pulled within 17 in the final moments.
 
Just five Panthers scored, but four reached double figures. Orman led all scorers with 27 points, including 17 in the first half. She completed the double-double with 12 rebounds. Skrivan just missed a triple-double, pumping in 19, including 15 in the first half, to go with 9 rebounds and 9 assists. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) poured in 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists, while sophomore Kim Colombo (Port Byron HS/Port Byron) added 10 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists.
 
It was the final game of the TC3 career for five players: Colombo, Orman, Skrivan, Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon), and the injured Jolene Phillips (Marathon HS/Marathon).


Sutton Sets Record in Loss

Thursday, February 17, 2005

On the night Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) became TC3 single-season scoring record holder, the Panthers fell short against a hot-shooting Broome Community College team, losing 84-68. TC3 falls to 3-10 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 10-17 overall. Broome clinched the MSAC regular season title with the win, improving to 12-1 in conference and 22-5 overall.
 
The game started with Broome running to an early seven-point lead before TC3 started to rally, led by Sutton. With 14:30 left in the first half, Sutton sank her second basket of the night, a jumper in the lane, to bring the Panthers to within three at 15-12. The basket also gave her 424 points on the season, moving her past Jaime Fisher (422 points set in 2003-04) into first place in the TC3 record book. The rally continued until TC3 took the lead at 18-17. The teams would trade baskets, with TC3's biggest lead coming at 23-20, until Broome's hot shooting caught up with the Panthers, taking the lead for good at 30-29 with 6:54 left in the first half. Broome scored the next five points as part of an 17-10 run to close the first half, giving the Hornets to the halftime lead of 47-39, thanks in large part to nine first-half three pointers
 
The second half started with TC3 scoring a free throw in the opening seconds before Broome used a 13-0 run to pull away. TC3 finally broke the run with a pair of baskets with just under 15 minutes to play, but couldn't get within 15 the rest of the way.
 
Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) led TC3 with 26 points while Sutton finished the night with 18 points. Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) scored 9 points while grabbing 10 boards.
 
TC3 closes out the season Saturday at home vs. Corning Community College at 1:00 p.m.


Panthers Scare Jefferson Before Falling

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

The TC3 women's basketball team gave the region's fifth-ranked team a scare Tuesday night before falling to Jefferson Community College 65-51. TC3 is now 3-9 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 10-16 overall. Jefferson is 19-4 overall and 9-2 in conference. Jefferson clinched a spot in the MSAC Final Four with the win.
 
TC3 led much of the first half, taking a 24-15 lead with one minute to play in the half before Jefferson used a 6-0 run to close the gap to 24-21 at the break. Jefferson tied the game with a three-pointer on the first possession of the second half, only to have TC3 retake the lead at 26-24. The lead was short-lived, as Jefferson tied the game at 26-26 before taking the lead on a free throw with 18:21 left to play. TC3 kept it close until Jefferson used a 17-2 run to stretch a two-point lead to a 52-35 bulge with eight minutes to play. Jefferson controlled play the rest of the way.
 
Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) led TC3 with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) finished with 12 points and Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) added 11 points and 12 rebounds.
 
TC3 hosts Broome Community College Thursday at 6:00 p.m.


Foul Trouble Costs Panthers

Saturday, February 12, 2005

Foul trouble that left the TC3 women's basketball team with just three players on the court to end the game was a major contributor in TC3's loss at Finger Lakes Community College Saturday. After leading at the half, the Panthers lost 63-55 to fall to 4-7 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 10-15 overall. Finger Lakes improves to 16-8 overall and 5-6 in conference.
 
The Panthers were on course to avenge the 22-point defeat suffered to Finger Lakes last month, taking a 31-29 lead into the half, but serious foul trouble cost the team dearly in the second half. With six minutes left in the game, TC3 lost its third player to fouls, forcing the Panthers to play with just four players. The shortage worsened with two minutes to play when another TC3 player fouled, leaving the team to finish with just three players. It was the first time this season more than one Panther fouled out of a game.
 
Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) posted a double-double before fouling out, scoring a game-high 23 points while pulling down 10 rebounds. Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell), another casualty of fouls, also notched a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds while dishing out a team-high 5 assists. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) scored 12 points and had 7 rebounds before she fouled out.
 
TC3 hosts MSAC-leading Jefferson Community College Tuesday. Tip-off is at 6:00 p.m.


Panthers Lose Heartbreaker

Thursday, February 10, 2005

After rallying back from an 11-point second-half deficit to take a lead with just eight seconds left, a basket with two seconds left sent the TC3 women's basketball team to a 65-64 defeat Thursday at Cayuga Community College. The loss snapped TC3's three-game winning streak and dropped the Panthers to 3-7 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 10-14 overall. Cayuga is now 5-5 in conference and 15-8 overall.
 
The Panthers trailed the entire way, including 31-22 at the half, until a rally over the final three minutes. Trailing by nine, the Panthers came storming back with strong defensive pressure, pulling to within one with 19 seconds left. After missing a shot on the baseline, Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) grabbed her own rebound and converted to give TC3 the lead at 64-63 with eight seconds left. Cayuga pushed the ball up court and, after nearly turning the ball over, was able to sink a jumper from 15 feet with 2.5 seconds left. It took two seconds before TC3 could get a timeout, leaving the Panthers without enough time for a game-winning shot.
 
Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) led all scorers with 25 points, including a TC3-record 16 from the foul line. Orman finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds and Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) added 10 points and 11 rebounds. As a team, TC3 made 27 of 31 free throws.
 
TC3 travels to Finger Lakes Community College Saturday for a 1:00 p.m. game.


Second-Half Rally Helps TC3 to Third Straight Win

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

A 7-0 run early in the second half gave the TC3 women's basketball team a lead they would hold the rest of the way as the Panthers beat Onondaga Community College 62-53 Tuesday. The Panthers are now 3-6 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 10-13 overall. The loss drops Onondaga to 17-5 overall and 6-2 in the MSAC.
 
The first half saw eight lead changes, the last coming as part of Onondaga's 6-0 run to close the half and take a 26-23 lead into the break. The lead was still three with just under seventeen minutes to play when Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon) drilled a three-pointer to tie the game at 30-30. After both teams missed on scoring chances, TC3's Jolene Phillips (Marathon HS/Marathon) scored her only field goal of the game, drawing a foul in the process. The successful free throw gave the Panthers a lead they wouldn't relinquish. Another Phillips free throw completed the 7-0 run and made the score 34-30 with 14:25 left. A three-pointer from Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) with 13:30 pushed the lead to 37-32. The two teams would trade baskets before Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) made a basket off a pass from Skrivan to make it 41-34. Onondaga would get no closer the rest of the way, as TC3 pushed the lead to 13 before settling for the 62-53 win.
 
TC3 had one of its more balanced lines of the year, with every Panther scoring and four Panthers reaching double-figures in points. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) led the scoring with 14 points, followed by Orman, who scored 13 points as part of a huge night. Orman posted a TC3 season-high 22 rebounds, coming just one short of the TC3 single-game record. Skrivan finished with 12 points, 16 rebounds, and 6 assists and Kinsman added 10 points. Orman added five blocked shots. Kim Colombo (Port Byron HS/Port Byron) led the team in steals with four.
 
TC3 travels to Cayuga Community College Thursday.


Panthers Roll to Win

Saturday, February 05, 2005

The TC3 women's basketball team picked up an 85-52 win Saturday as TC3's two top scorers combined to score as much as Hudson Valley Community College's entire team. TC3 improves to 9-13 with the non-conference win while Hudson Valley falls to 8-14.
 
TC3 jumped to an early nine-point lead before Hudson Valley rallied to tie the game 20-20 with 6:40 to play in the first half. A 15-6 run to close the half, couple with a 5-0 run to start the second half, gave the Panthers control. The lead never fell below ten the rest of the way and stayed above 20 the final 10 minutes.
 
Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) and Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) combined to lead the home team. Sutton led all scorers with 27 points while also posting 7 rebounds and 5 steals. Orman finished with 25 points, 15 rebounds, 5 steals, and 2 blocks. Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) also recorded a double-double, scoring 15 while grabbing 10 board. Skrivan led the team in assists with five. Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon) played well, scoring eight points and grabbing eight boards. Kim Colombo (Port Byron HS/Port Byron) added six points, four steals, and three assists.
 
TC3 hosts Onondaga Community College Tuesday. The Mid-State Athletic Conference games starts at 6:00 p.m.


Panthers Snap Six-Game Losing Streak

Thursday, February 03, 2005

A double-double from Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) helped the TC3 women's basketball team snap its six-game losing streak, beating SUNY Canton 60-47 Thursday. TC3, whose last win came at home against Canton on January 15, is now 2-6 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 8-13 overall. Canton falls to 0-8 in the MSAC and 3-14 overall.
 
After trailing 26-24 at the half, TC3 tied the game with the first basket of the second half. After trading buckets, TC3 pulled ahead 41-32 and never trailed. Skrivan led the way for the Panthers, pacing the team with 26 points, 11 rebounds, 5 steals, and 4 assists. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) and Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) each reached double-digits despite battling foul trouble. Sutton scored 12 points before fouling out and Orman added 10 points and 7 rebounds in limited playing time.
 
TC3 is next in action on Saturday when Hudson Valley Community College comes to Dryden for a 1:00 p.m. game.


Panthers Suffer Road Loss

Saturday, January 29, 2005

The TC3 women's basketball team lost its sixth straight Saturday, losing 77-60 at Corning Community College. TC3 is now 1-6 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 7-13 overall. Corning improves to 7-13 overall and 3-4 in the conference.
 
Despite the loss, three Panthers had big games. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden), Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora), and Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) each posted double-doubles. Sutton led the way with 22 points, 10 rebounds, 2 blocks, 1 assist, and 1 steal. Orman had a huge game with 17 points, 18 rebounds, 5 blocks, and 3 steals. Skrivan added 12 points and 12 rebounds.
 
TC3 travels to SUNY Canton Thursday.


Conference Leaders Run It Up On Panthers

Thursday, January 27, 2005

The TC3 women's basketball team lost to the Mid-State Athletic Conference leaders Thursday as Broome Community College ran up an 86-58 win over the Panthers. TC3 is now 1-5 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 7-12 overall. Broome improves to 15-4 overall and 6-0 in the conference.
 
For the second straight game, Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) and Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) were the only Panthers to reach double figures in scoring. Sutton poured in 28 while Orman scored 10 and grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds. Shanica Porter (Sheepshead Bay HS/Brooklyn) scored a career-high nine points, including TC3's first seven to open the game.
 
TC3 travels to Corning Community College Saturday.


Panthers Lose to Jefferson

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

The TC3 women's basketball team ran into one of the region's top defensive team Tuesday, and the result wasn't good for the Panthers as TC3 lost to Jefferson Community College 73-41. TC3 is now 1-4 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 7-11 overall. Jefferson, ranked third in Region III, is 14-3 overall and 4-1 in conference.
 
Things looked good early for TC3, as the Panthers ran to a 6-0 lead in the opening moments. The lead stood at 8-7 with 12 minutes left in the half before Jefferson took control, pulling out to a 34-19 lead and never looking back.
 
Despite shooting nearly 50% from the floor as a team, Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) and Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) were the only Panthers to reach double figures in scoring. Orman led the team with 17 while Sutton added 12.
 
TC3 travels to Broome Community College Thursday.


Panthers Fall to Finger Lakes

Saturday, January 22, 2005

A slump to end the first half killed the TC3 women's basketball team's chances as the Panthers lost to Finger Lakes Community College Saturday. The 93-71 loss left TC3 at 1-3 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 7-10 overall. Finger Lakes improves to 12-5 overall and 1-3 in conference.
 
After an early 4-2 lead evaporated, the Panthers fell behind by seven at 14-7. TC3 pulled to within three with 9:30 left, before Finger Lakes used a 28-9 run to close the half and take a commanding 47-23 lead. TC3 scored the first four points after the break to get as close as they would in the second half.
 
Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) had another big game for the Panthers, scoring 23 points and pulling down 7 rebounds. Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) had a balanced line of 17 points, 16 rebounds, 6 blocks, and 3 assists. Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) scored 13 points and Jolene Phillips (Marathon HS/Marathon) scored a career-high 11. Kimberly Colombo (Port Byron HS/Port Byron) had a team-high five assists.
 
TC3 travels to MSAC-leading Jefferson Community College Tuesday.


Late Rally Comes Up Short for TC3

Thursday, January 20, 2005

A late rally came up short as the TC3 women's basketball team fell to Cayuga Community College 67-59 Thursday. TC3 is now 1-2 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 7-9 overall. Cayuga, the defending MSAC champions, improves to 2-1 in conference and 11-6 overall.
 
Except for a tie at 18-18 with seven minutes left in the first half, TC3 trailed the entire opening 20 minutes. The halftime deficit of 30-26 grew to six points at 40-36 before TC3 scored seven straight, capped by a baseline jumper by Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon), to take the lead for the first time at 41-40. After Cayuga responded with a basket and a TC3 free throw tied it at 42, Cayuga went on an 11-3 run to take a 53-45 lead with just under eight minutes to play. The lead would grow to 12 points with just over five minutes to play before TC3 would rally.
 
Trailing 61-49, TC3 scored the next seven points on a basket by Kinsman, a free throw from Kim Colombo (Port Byron HS/Port Byron) and four points from Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) to pull within five at 61-56 with 2:46 to play. After a defensive stop, TC3 looked to make it a one-possession game, but a traveling violation turned the ball back to Cayuga. After the Spartans scored to make the lead seven, Kinsman scored off a rebound to bring the Panthers back to within five with 1:37 to play. After a Cayuga turnover, a free throw from Jolene Phillips (Marathon HS/Marathon) made it 63-59 with 1:07 to play. The Panthers could get no closer, though, as Cayuga made four of six free throw attempts over the final 48 seconds to secure the win.
 
TC3 was led by Sutton and Kinsman. Sutton finished with 17 points and 9 rebounds while Kinsman scored 16 points and pulled down 9 boards. Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) finished with 9 points and 10 rebounds, and Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) added 9 points and 9 rebounds.
 
TC3 hosts Finger Lakes Community College Saturday at 1:00 p.m.


Panthers Fall at Onondaga

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

A slow start was too much for TC3 to overcome as the Panthers dropped a 68-57 decision at Onondaga Community College Tuesday. The Panthers are now 1-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 7-8 overall. Onondaga is 12-3 overall and 1-1 in the MSAC.
 
The game started with TC3 as cold as the frigid temperature outside. The Panthers fell behind by 18 in the first half before pulling within 10 at 35-25 at the break. Things started to heat up in the second half as TC3 crept to within five points in the closing moments, but Onondaga's clutch free throw shooting over the final two minutes sealed the victory for the home team.
 
Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) led TC3 with 16 points, 13 rebounds, and 5 assists. Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) added 14 points and Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) pulled down 11 boards.
 
TC3 looks to rebound against Cayuga Community College at home Thursday.


Orman Leads Panthers to Win

Saturday, January 15, 2005

A big game from Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) helped the TC3 women's basketball team to a conference-opening win Saturday. The Panthers topped SUNY Canton 60-39 behind 21 points from Orman. TC3 is now 1-0 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference and 7-7 overall. Canton falls to 0-1 in the MSAC and 3-6 overall.
 
Both teams struggled with their offensive play the entire game. After Canton scored the first five points of the contest, TC3 came back to take the lead for good at 10-9 nearly eight minutes into the contest. The lead would grow to 18 at the half, with TC3 taking a 37-19 advantage into the break. After scoring the first four points of the second half, TC3 held the biggest lead of the game at 41-19. Canton would get no closer than 14 the rest of the way, with TC3 outscoring the Northstars 21-4 over the final 7:25 to ice the game.
 
Orman, playing in just her third collegiate game, led all scorers with 21 points while also collecting 14 rebounds and 7 blocks. Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) added 13 points, 8 rebounds, 6 steals, and 5 assists. The Panthers hottest scorer coming into the game, Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden), was held to just six points, but contributed nine rebounds, four steals, and two assists. Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon) pulled off six steals and grabbed four boards.
 
TC3 travels to Onondaga Community College Tuesday.


Women fall to FMCC

Monday, January 10, 2005

The Raiders of Fulton-Montgomery Community College showed that they will continue to be one of the top-ranked teams in the Region as they handed the Panthers an 81-43 loss on Monday night.
 
Jaclyn Sutton(Dryden HS/Dryden) was held under 20 points for the first time in six games, scoring 16 while grabbing 10 rebounds in defeat. Meghan Orman (Southern Cayuga HS/Aurora) poured in 12 points.
 
TC3 will look to bounce back on Saturday when it hosts the Northstars of Canton.


Panthers Drop Spring Opener

Friday, January 07, 2005

It was a tale of two halves for the women tonight. The Panthers trailed by fifteen at the break, but clawed back within one with under a minute to play in regulation. Several Panthers missed put back opportunities to knock off the Division II Kats of Erie Community College, but all came up short. Deneen Flores iced the game for ECC by making two free throws with only 2.2 seconds remaining.
 
Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) led TC3 with 24 points, while Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) posted a double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds.
 
TC3 returns to action on Monday when it travels to Fulton-Montgomery CC for a 5 PM tip-off.


Panthers Lose Despite 30 from Sutton

Sunday, December 12, 2004

The combination of a long bus ride, foul trouble, and playing three games in four days was too much for the TC3 women's basketball team to overcome as the Panthers lost 69-56 at Clinton Community College Sunday. TC3's record now stands at 6-5 while Clinton is 8-8.
 
After the five and a half hour bus ride, the Panthers started off slowly, falling behind 31-20 at the half. A second half push closed the gap to five, but the Panthers could never get all the way back.
 
TC3 was again led by Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden). One day after setting a new TC3 single game scoring record with 32 at Morrisville State, Sutton poured in 30 points in a losing effort. Terra Strickland (Candor HS/Candor) chipped in with 12 points, all in the second half. Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon) added 10.
 
TC3 is off until January 7 when the Panthers host Erie Community College.


Sutton Sets Scoring Record in Win

Saturday, December 11, 2004

For the third game in a row, TC3's Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) set a new career scoring high, this time setting a new TC3 single game record with 32 points to help the women's basketball team to a 72-57 win at Morrisville State. Saturday's win lifted TC3 to 6-4 while the Mustangs drop to 5-9.
 
The two teams were close for much of the game, with TC3 holding a 32-30 lead at the half. Foul trouble for the Panthers and poor shooting from the free throw line helped keep the contest close until TC3 pulled away for the win.
 
Sutton, who has score 81 points over the past three games, broke the TC3 record of 31 set by Jennifer Morse in 2001 and tied by Jaime Fisher in 2002. She hit on 12 of 22 from the floor, including 2 three-pointers, and 6 of 8 from the foul line. Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) poured in 19 points to go with a team-high 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Sutton and Kim Colombo (Port Byron HS/Port Byron) each grabbed 8 rebounds.
 
TC3 travels to Clinton Community College Sunday.


Sutton Scores 28 in Dominating Win

Thursday, December 09, 2004

Another big night from Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) helped the TC3 women's basketball team to a dominating 83-58 win over Davis College Thursday. The Panthers improve to 5-4 while Davis falls to 3-7.
 
TC3 led for all but a few seconds, storming to 45-29 lead at the half between 12 from Sutton and 11 from Terra Strickland (Candor HS/Candor). The lead grew to 36 points at 71-35 before the Panthers cruised to the win.
 
One game after setting a career high of 21 at Jamestown, Sutton poured in 28 points to go with 10 rebounds, 6 steals, 6 assists, and 2 blocks. Strickland finished with 15 points, while Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) added 14 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals, and 4 assists. Kim Colombo (Port Byron HS/Port Byron) grabbed 10 rebounds while tallying 5 steals and 5 assists.
 
TC3 travels to Morrisville State on Saturday before closing out the semester at Clinton Community College Sunday.


Panthers Fall in Jayhawk Classic Championship

Saturday, December 04, 2004

A poor shooting night was too much to overcome against one of the top division two teams in the region as the TC3 women's basketball team lost to Jamestown Community College in the final of the Jayhawk Classic Saturday. The Panthers lost 80-43, thanks in part to shooting just 17% from the field. TC3's record now stands at 4-4, while Jamestown, the fifth-ranked team in Region III Division II, improves to 9-1.
 
Despite the loss, the Panthers did have a bright spot. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) put her name in the TC3 record book, making 15 of 18 from the foul line. She finished with a career-high 21 points and a team-high 7 rebounds. As a team, TC3 scored 27 points from the charity stripe, with Terra Strickland (Candor HS/Candor) scoring all of her points from the line by going six-for-six.
 
TC3 returns home to take on Davis College on Thursday, December 9. The final home contest before the winter break starts a 6:00 p.m.


Skrivan's Big Game Powers Panthers

Friday, December 03, 2004

A big night by Stacy Skrivan (Maine-Endwell HS/Endwell) led the TC3 women's basketball team to a 60-57 win over Durham College of Canada Friday in the opening round of the Jayhawk Classic in Jamestown. The Panthers improve to 4-3 on the season by notching a second straight win over a team that offers scholarships to its player. Durham College, an institution based in a suburb of Toronto, falls to 14-5.
 
While TC3 hadn't played in nearly two weeks and Durham is in the middle of its season, the Panthers showed little rust early, jumping to a 27-18 lead at the halfway point. In the second half, Durham made a run, but TC3 held off the Lords for the win.
 
Skrivan led all scorers with 25 points, her second time over 20 this season. The sophomore co-captain added to her game with four assists and seven rebounds, tying for the team lead in both categories. Christina Bourlier (Phoenix HS/Pennellville) chipped in with nine points, seven rebound, three steals, and two assists. Terra Strickland (Candor HS/Candor) scored nine points to go with five steals, five rebounds, and two assists. Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon) made the only three-pointers of the game for either team, connecting from behind the arc twice as part of an eight-point, three-steal, two-assist night.
 
The win puts TC3 in the championship game on Saturday, taking on the host team. It will be TC3's third straight game against a scholarship-offering team. Jamestown Community College is ranked fifth in the latest NJCAA Region III Division II poll.


Panthers Win Over D-II Team

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Playing against an upper division team for the first time this season, the TC3 women's basketball team proved to be up to the challenge, posting a 69-59 win over Jamestown Community College-Cattaraugus Saturday. TC3, a non-scholarship division III team, improves to 3-3 while Jamestown-Cattaraugus, a division II team (can offer athletic scholarships) falls to 4-1.
 
A slow start for both teams led to a low scoring opening first few minutes. TC3 got on track first, taking a small lead in the opening minutes before Cattaraugus came back to take a seven point lead ten minutes into the game. The Panthers rallied from down 16-9 to take a 32-27 lead into the break.
 
TC3 lead all but a few seconds of the second half, but could never put the Jaguars away. TC3 extended the halftime lead to eight points in the opening minutes, taking a 40-32 advantage with 16 minutes left, but just when it looked like TC3 might put the game away, Cattaraugus came storming back. Using an 11-2 run, the Jaguars took a 43-42 lead as the clock showed 11 minutes left in the game. TC3 finally put together some offensive, re-taking the lead moments later on a pair of quick buckets. The lead would hover between five and seven points for the next eight minutes until a late Cattaraugus charge made things interesting in the closing minutes.
 
After TC3 missed a free throw with 1:22 left, Cattaraugus drained a three-pointer to cut the lead to four at 63-59 with 1:09. The comeback attempt would get no closer, as Nicole McDonald (Edison HS/Elmira) scored a crucial bucket to push the lead back to six. Another basket and a pair of free throws gave TC3 its biggest lead of the game as the final horn sounded.
 
TC3's post players had spectacular games. Christina Bourlier (Phoenix HS/Pennellville) scored a career-high 24 points on near perfect shooting, making 6-of-8 from the field and 12-of-13 from the free throw line. Bourlier added 10 rebounds for the double-double, while McDonald was also a force under the basket, ripping down 12 rebounds. Stacy Skrivan (Maine Endwell HS/Endwell) had another big game, scoring 16 points to go with 5 assists, 4 rebounds, and 3 steals. Maranda Kinsman (Marathon HS/Marathon) provided a spark for the Panthers with eight points, including a pair of three-pointers, and grabbing six rebounds. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) had a balanced line of six points, seven rebounds, four steals, and four assists.
 
TC3 is off until after Thanksgiving. The Panthers return to action against Jamestown Community College in the opening round of the Jayhawk Classic December 3. The tournament is hosted by Jamestown.


Panthers Drop Home Opener

Thursday, November 18, 2004

The home opener for the TC3 women's basketball team proved to be an exciting contest with a disappointing conclusion for the home fans as the Panthers fell to SUNY Cobleskill 68-60. The loss drops TC3 to 2-3 while Cobleskill, ranked fourth in the region, improves to 5-0.
 
The game opened with TC3 taking an early lead. Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) nailed a three-pointer to start the Panthers on a game-opening 11-4 run. Cobleskill would come back to within three before TC3 pushed it back to seven at 18-11 with just under 13 minutes left in the first half. At that point, Cobleskill went on a 20-4 run to take its biggest lead of the half at 31-22. TC3 responded with a late rally to end the half trailing 33-30.
 
Cobleskill's lead would hold until a pair of Sutton baskets put TC3 ahead 40-39 with 13 minutes left in the game. Cobleskill went back on top 90 seconds later and started to pull away, stretching the gap to ten points at 59-49 with 5:22 left. With TC3 dealing with foul trouble, the Panthers managed to cut the lead in half over the next minute, and closed to one at 59-58 with 2:47 left in the game. After forcing turnovers on consecutive possessions, the Panthers were in position to move ahead, but missed the opportunity as both offensive trips turned up empty. The misses turned out to be costly as, moments later with just under two minutes left, a third Panther fouled out of the game and TC3 was called for a technical for disputing the call. Cobleskill made all four foul shots, moving ahead 63-58, and retained the ball. A TC3 steal on the next possession gave the fans hope, but the Panthers were unable to get closer the rest of the way.
 
Terra Strickland (Candor HS/Candor) led a balanced attack with 15 points, 7 steals, 4 assists, and 4 rebounds. Stacy Skrivan (Maine Endwell HS/Endwell) and Christina Bourlier (Phoenix HS/Pennellville) each scored 11 points and Nicole McDonald (Edison HS/Elmira) added 10. Bourlier led the team with seven rebounds, with McDonald and Skrivan each pulling down six. Sutton had a well-rounded game with nine points, four rebounds, and three assists.
 
TC3 hosts Jamestown Community College-Cattaraugus Saturday for the final game before Thanksgiving break. Tip-off is at noon.


Panthers Win at Delhi

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Despite shooting just 31.5% from the floor and just 31.8% from the free throw line, the TC3 women's basketball team won easily at SUNY Delhi Tuesday. The Panthers beat Delhi 57-46 to improve to 2-2. Delhi falls to 2-3.
 
Delhi's lone lead of the game came on the opening basket, a three-pointer in opening moments. From that point, TC3 went on a 20-3 run to lead 20-6. Delhi used a run of their own to close to within 22-19 at the half, but could get no closer as TC3 pulled away in the second half.
 
Terra Strickland (Candor HS/Candor) led TC3 with 15 points and 8 rebounds, while Stacy Skrivan (Maine Endwell HS/Endwell) reached double figures with 10 points. Nicole McDonald (Edison HS/Elmira) and Jaclyn Sutton (Dryden HS/Dryden) each posted season-highs with nine points.
 
TC3 hosts SUNY Cobleskill Thursday for the Panthers' home opener. Game time is 6 p.m.


Panthers Falter at #4-Ranked Team

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

After staying with the #4-ranked team in the nation for most of the first half, the TC3 women's basketball team fell apart in the second half, losing at Mohawk Valley Community College 74-37 on Wednesday. The Panthers fall to 1-2 while Mohawk Valley improves to 4-1.
 
TC3 led in the opening minutes and kept the game close for the first 18 minutes. With TC3 trailing by five points with two minutes left in the half, Mohawk Valley went on a run to close out the half with a 30-19 lead. The second half was dominated by the home team, as turnovers killed any chance of a TC3 comeback. No TC3 player reached double figures in scoring, with Stacy Skrivan (Maine Endwell HS/Endwell) leading the team with nine points to go with five steals. Nicole McDonald (Edison HS/Elmira) and Anika Burgh (Binghamton HS/Binghamton) each pulled down five rebounds.
 
TC3 plays at SUNY Delhi Tuesday.


Defense Dominates in Win

Sunday, November 07, 2004

The first win of the season for the TC3 women's basketball team was a convincing one as the Panthers topped Schenectady County Community College in the consolation round of the Cayuga Tournament Sunday. TC3 allowed only two Schenectady players to score as the Panthers cruised to a 64-24 win. By allowing just 24 points, the Panthers set a new TC3 record for fewest points allowed, breaking the previous record of 27 points allowed against Onondaga Community College in January 2000. TC3 is now 1-1. Schenectady is 0-2.
 
TC3 controlled play the entire way, using a balanced attack to race to a 34-14 halftime lead. Ten Panthers scored at least three points, with Christina Bourlier (Phoenix HS/Pennellville) and Anika Burgh (Binghamton HS/Binghamton) leading the way with 10 points each. Burgh posted her first double-double, pulling down a team-best 12 rebounds. Teammate Shanica Porter (Sheepshead Bay HS/Brooklyn) grabbed 10 rebounds.
 
TC3 plays at Mohawk Valley Community College Wednesday.


Panthers Drop Opener in Overtime

Saturday, November 06, 2004

The TC3 women's basketball team opened the 2004-05 season with a 79-73 overtime loss to Herkimer County Community College Saturday at the Cayuga Tournament. Herkimer improves to 2-1 on the year.
 
TC3 led 39-37 at the half before the regulation ended with each team at 68. The game was close the entire way, despite a huge difference in foul shooting. Neither team led by more than five points until the overtime, even with Herkimer taking 20 more foul shots than TC3.
 
Sophomore transfer Stacy Skrivan (Maine Endwell HS/Endwell) led all scorers with 27 points. Terra Strickland (Candor HS/Candor) pumped in 16 points in her collegiate debut while fellow freshman Christina Bourlier (Phoenix HS/Pennellville) added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
 
TC3 plays Schenectady County Community College in the consolation game of the Cayuga Tournament Sunday.


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2004-05 Women's Basketball Schedule
Date/Time
Opponent/Location
Results
Sat 11/06
2 p.m.
Herkimer College
Cayuga CC
Sun 11/07
11 a.m.
Schenectady County CC
Cayuga CC
Wed 11/10
Mohawk Valley CC
Mohawk Valley CC
Tue 11/16
SUNY Delhi
Delhi
Thu 11/18
6 p.m.
SUNY Cobleskill
Home
Sat 11/20
12 p.m.
Jamestown CC-Cattaraugus
Home
Fri 12/03
7 p.m.
Durham College
Jamestown
Sat 12/04
Jamestown CC
Jamestown
Thu 12/09
6 p.m.
Davis College
Home
Sat 12/11
1 p.m.
Morrisville State
Morrisville
Sun 12/12
Clinton CC
Clinton CC
Fri 01/07
6 p.m.
Erie CC
Home
Mon 01/10
Fulton-Montgomery CC
Fulton-Montgomery CC
Sat 01/15
SUNY Canton
Home
Tue 01/18
Onondaga CC
Onondaga CC
Thu 01/20
6 p.m.
Cayuga CC
Home
Sat 01/22
1 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Home
Tue 01/25
6 p.m.
Jefferson CC
Jefferson CC
Thu 01/27
6 p.m.
SUNY Broome
Broome CC
Sat 01/29
1 p.m.
Corning CC
Corning CC
Thu 02/03
6 p.m.
SUNY Canton
Canton
Sat 02/05
1 p.m.
Hudson Valley CC
Home
Tue 02/08
6 p.m.
Onondaga CC
Home
Thu 02/10
6 p.m.
Cayuga CC
Cayuga CC
Sat 02/12
1 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Finger Lakes CC
Tue 02/15
6 p.m.
Jefferson CC
Home
Thu 02/17
6 p.m.
SUNY Broome
Home
Sat 02/19
1 p.m.
Corning CC
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