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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–2015 Women's Soccer

Devin Blanchard

15-Devin Blanchard

Position: M
Year: Sophomore
Height: 5-4
High School: Cincinnatus
Hometown: Cincinnatus
Major: Human Services


Team Photo

No. Name Pos. Year Ht. Wt. High School/Hometown
00 Molly Graves GK Fr. 5-7 Newark Valley/Newark Valley
2 Emma DeLisio M So. 5-4 Onteora/Woodstock
3 Hailie Searles D Fr. 5-8 Odessa-Montour/Odessa
4 Autumn Clark D So. 5-5 Colton-Pierrepont/Colton
5 Haylee Hennessy M Fr. 5-6 Colton-Pierrepont/Colton
7 Tara Birkmeyer D Fr. 5-4 Newark Valley/Berkshire
8 Rachel Bitjeman M/F So. 5-7 Liberty/White Sulphur
9 Christie Sexton D Fr. 5-7 Newfield/Newfield
10 Kristin Dake F Fr. 5-4 Lansing/Ithaca
11 Kwinne Harris M Fr. 5-0 Elmira/Elmira
12 Jenelle Milk D So. 5-3 Greene/Smithville
13 Shannon Test F/M Fr. 5-1 Mechanicville/Mechanicville
14 Callie Stillman M Fr. 5-3 Odessa-Montour/Montour Falls
15 Devin Blanchard M So. 5-4 Cincinnatus/Cincinnatus
16 Destini Febus M Fr. 5-4 DeWitt Clinton/Bronx
17 Brittney Randall F Fr. 5-9 Whitney Point/Whitney Point
18 Ruthanne Forehand D So. 5-7 Groton/Groton
19 Jessica Chacha M/F Fr. 5-2 North Rockland/Haverstraw
22 Cali Daly M/F Fr. 5-2 Coventry/Coventry, Conn.

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


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2015 Women's Soccer Schedule
Date/Time
Opponent/Location
Results
Sat 08/22
11 a.m.
Wells College
Home
Sat 08/29
5 p.m.
Holyoke CC (Mass.)
Home
Sun 08/30
3 p.m.
Hudson Valley CC
Home
Wed 09/02
4 p.m.
Jefferson CC
Watertown
Sat 09/05
1 p.m.
Clinton CC
Plattsburgh
Sun 09/06
1 p.m.
North Country CC
Saranac Lake
Wed 09/09
4 p.m.
Niagara County CC
Home
Sat 09/12
3 p.m.
Genesee CC
Home
Wed 09/16
4 p.m.
Herkimer College
Home
Sat 09/19
1 p.m.
Erie CC
Home
Sat 09/26
1 p.m.
Onondaga CC
Syracuse
Sat 10/03
1 p.m.
Jamestown CC
Jamestown
Wed 10/07
2 p.m.
Corning CC
Corning
Sat 10/10
1 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Canandaigua
Wed 10/14
6 p.m.
Cayuga CC
Home
Sat 10/17
1 p.m.
Mohawk Valley CC
Utica
Wed 10/21
4 p.m.
SUNY Broome
Binghamton
Sat 10/24
12 p.m.
Clinton CC
Home
Tue 10/27
4 p.m.
Genesee CC
Batavia
Sun 11/01
12 p.m.
Herkimer College
Herkimer
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