Genesee Athletics

Cougars Fall in Regional Semifinals

Cougars Fall in Regional Semifinals

The Genesee Community College women's soccer team bowed out of the Region III Championships, falling to Tompkins-Cortland Community College on Tuesday night, 2-1.

TC3, the No. 5 seed in the tournament, scored less than four minutes into the first half to take a 1-0 lead.

Genesee, the No. 4 seed, dominated time of possession for the majority of the opening period and sent three shots on net but could not get the equalizer.

The Panthers extended their lead in the 54th minute when Kristin Dake scored to make it 2-0.

The Cougars finally broke through in the 68th minute when Carly Stefani finished a pass from Brianna VanAmeron to cut the TC3 lead down to one.

Genesee had a chance to tie in the 72nd minute when a red card assessed to TC3 resulted in a penalty kick. Kayla Doyle's shot was turned aside by the Panthers' goalkeeper and the score remained 2-1.

GCC managed four shots down the stretch during the final 10-minutes of play, but could not find the back of the net and ends the season with an 11-6 record.

TC3 advances to the Region III Finals, which will take place at Herkimer College on Sunday.