The No. 3 Genesee Community College men's soccer team will host Tompkins-Cortland Community College at 5 p.m. on the campus' soccer field adjacent to the new Richard C. Call Arena Oct. 26.
The Panthers earned the right to face Genesee after beating Fulton-Montgomery Community College 2-0 in a sub-regional matchup Oct. 24.
The Panthers hold the region's eighth seed with a 9-7 overall record and a 9-6 region record, while Genesee holds the No. 1 regional seed with a 12-0-1 region record and 15-2-1 overall. Genesee has won its last six games and is riding a 15-game unbeaten streak entering playoffs.
Tompkins-Cortland has scored 36 goals on the season, compared with Genesee's 112. The region's top-seeded Genesee has only allowed 14 goals, compared with the Panthers' 28.
One-third of all Panther goals this season have come from Adam Nichols. He leads the team in points (29), goals (12) and assists (5), while Sean McDaniel has the most minutes in net with 1440 for a goals-against average of 2.25 and save percentage of .737.
Genesee's high powered offense contains five double-digit goal scorers in Hijiri Sano (16), Livesey (13), Glenn Holmes (12), Billy Murphy (12), and Ryan Price (11) with Philip Melo about to join that club with nine. In addition, Livesey leads all NJCAA D-III players in assists with 23.
Defensively, Holmes leads all NJCAA D-III defenders in goals (12) and points (29) and goalkeeper Ormiston is third amongst all NJCAA D-III goalkeepers in save percentage at .880 and is one of two keepers in the country to be involved in a season-high eight shutouts. Ormiston was recognized as NJCAA D-III Goalie of the Week for the third time Oct. 25, which is more than any other D-III keeper.
The winner of tomorrow's semifinal matchup will play the winner of Broome/Cayuga in the District A Region III Championship Oct 29 at 4 p.m.