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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.

Roster–2016 Women's Soccer

Kassie Murdock

1-Kassie Murdock

Position: GK
Year: Freshman
Height: 5-5
High School: Stillwater
Hometown: Stillwater
Major: Liberal Arts and Sciences-Social Science


Team Photo

No. Name Pos. Year Ht. Wt. High School/Hometown
17/0 Brittney Randall F/GK So. 5-9 Whitney Point/Whitney Point
00 Molly Graves GK So. 5-7 Newark Valley/Newark Valley
1 Kassie Murdock GK Fr. 5-5 Stillwater/Stillwater
2 Briana Sokol D Fr. 5-6 Newark Valley/Newark Valley
3 Darien Meagley M Fr. 4-9 Greene/Greene
4 Sydney Rodriguez F Fr. 5-4 DeWitt Clinton/Bronx
5 Haylee Hennessy M So. 5-6 Colton-Pierrepont/Colton
6 Sarah Sexton F Fr. 5-6 Newfield/Newfield
7 Tara Birkmeyer D So. 5-4 Newark Valley/Berkshire
8 Stephanie Wales D Fr. 5-3 Marathon/Marathon
9 Christie Sexton D So. 5-7 Newfield/Newfield
10 Hailie Searles D/M So. 5-8 Odessa-Montour/Odessa
11 Kwinne Harris M So. 5-0 Elmira/Elmira
12 Rhianna Mosher D/M Fr. 5-4 Newfield/Newfield
13 Angela Martone M Fr. 5-1 Candor/Candor
14 Callie Stillman M So. 5-3 Odessa-Montour/Montour Falls
15 Cecelia Swan M/F Fr. 5-2 Cassadaga Valley/Cassadaga Valley
16 Emily Potter D Fr. 5-7 Candor/Candor
18 Rafaela Moreno M Fr. 5-2 Colegio Alberto Einstein/Quito, Ecuador
19 Monique Slocum D Fr. 5-1 Candor/Candor
20 Anasah DeMember D Fr. 5-1 Elmira/Elmira
21 April Dunn M Fr. 5-6 Odessa-Montour/Alpine
22 Cali Daly M/F So. 5-2 Coventry/Coventry, Conn.
23 Zozha TenWolde D Fr. 5-6 Newfield/Newfield
24 Jennah Lorer F Fr. 5-4 Newfield/Newfield

Statistics–Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer

2017 Season

Overall (10-5)
MSAC (3-3), Region III (9-5)

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–2016 Women's Soccer

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2016 Women's Soccer Schedule
Date/Time
Opponent/Location
Results
Tue 08/23
4 p.m.
Wells College
Home
Sat 08/27
8 p.m.
Holyoke CC (Mass.)
Home
Sun 08/28
5 p.m.
Hudson Valley CC
Home
PPD
Wed 08/31
4 p.m.
Jefferson CC
Home
Wed 09/07
3 p.m.
Niagara County CC
Sanborn
Sat 09/10
3 p.m.
Genesee CC
Batavia
Wed 09/14
4 p.m.
Herkimer College
Herkimer
Sat 09/17
1 p.m.
Erie CC
Buffalo
Sat 09/24
12 p.m.
Onondaga CC
Home
Wed 09/28
4 p.m.
Mercyhurst North East (Penn.)
North East, Penn.
Sat 10/01
3 p.m.
Jamestown CC
Home
Wed 10/05
5 p.m.
Corning CC
Home
Sat 10/08
12 p.m.
Finger Lakes CC
Home
Wed 10/12
4 p.m.
Cayuga CC
Auburn
Sun 10/16
2 p.m.
Mohawk Valley CC
Home
Wed 10/19
4 p.m.
SUNY Broome
Binghamton
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