Lackawanna College Head Men’s Golf Coach Pat Lloyd will be conducting tryouts on Monday, August 28th at 3:30pm at Stonehedge Golf Club open to all male Lackawanna students. The men’s golf team competes in competitive Region XIX and has a strong tradition of developing golfers and placing them at four-year schools. This past season two members on the Lackawanna golf team qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Championship Golf Tournament held at the Longbow Golf Course in Mesa, Arizona. All male students are encouraged to attend tryouts; scholarship money is available and this will be a great opportunity to have fun and learn to play golf at a high level.
First year Lackawanna College Head Coach Samantha Patterson will be conducting tryouts on Tuesday, August 29th from 6:30-8:30pm at Scranton Prep open to all Lackawanna students. The women’s soccer team competes in competitive Region XIX and opens their season on Saturday, September 2nd. All female students are encouraged to attend tryouts; scholarship money is available and this will be a great opportunity to have fun and play soccer at a high level.
Scranton, PA – The Lackawanna College Athletic Department will host its first annual Media Day on Monday, August 21st at Scranton Prep’s Loyola Athletic Complex. The Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams, Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country teams and Women’s tennis team will be in attendance to take individual pictures, team pictures and do interviews. The event, which is scheduled to start at 5:30 pm and is open to both the media and the public
Scranton, PA – Lackawanna College announced today that its football team is ranked #5 in the Pre-Season National Poll released by the National Junior College Athletic. It is the highest pre-season ranking in the history of the program. This comes after a monster 2016 season where the Falcons went 10-1 and had a remarkable 29 players sign to play at the Division I level.
Lackawanna College has announced the hiring of Gabby Holko as the new Senior Woman Administrator and Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Lackawanna College. As Senior Woman Administrator, Holko will be responsible for mentoring, advising and supporting women student athletes along with assisting in the hiring process of women sport coaches. In this role, she will enhance representation of female sports and help create a culture where women athletes can succeed.
Scranton, PA - The 2017 Lackawanna College Falcon's Men's Golf team will being it's 2017 Fall EPAC season with its annual Falcons Invitational at Stonehedge Golf & Country Club, Tunkhannock, PA on Thursday, September 14th.
Scranton, PA: If you’re a fan of the West Virginia Mountaineer’s football program, a member of the Big Twelve Conference, you know where Lackawanna College is located and that the Falcons produce quality football players. It seems every year since when Josh Francis started as an outside linebacker for West Virginia, a Lackawanna College transfer has contributed to the Mountaineer’s football success. This year is no exception.
Scranton, PA - The Lackawanna College tennis program announced that Taylor has signed a Letter of Intent to play tennis on the 2017 team. With the signing, she becomes a two sport athlete at Lackawanna.
Scranton, PA – Friday, The Lackawanna College Men and Women’s Cross-Country teams announced their 2017 schedule. The Falcons will open their season on September 9th, participating in the Dukes Invitational at Cumberland County College, in Vineland, New Jersey.
Scranton, PA: The Lackawanna College Falcons signed Erech Noecher to its 2017 inaugural wrestling team. A graduate of Blue Mountain high school, Noecher finished 8th in the PIAA state wrestling tournament in Hershey this past athletic year.
Scranton, PA - The Lackawanna College women's basketball coach Joya Whittington has announced that six high school standouts have committed to the program and will join the Falcons for the 2017-18 season.
Scranton, PA – Thursday, The Lackawanna College Women’s Soccer team announced their 2017 schedule. The Falcons will open their season on September 2nd, with an away game against CCBC Cantonville. The Falcons home opener will be played on Monday, September 11th at 3:30 PM, when they host Bucks County Community College at the Scranton Prep’s Loyola Sports Complex.
Scranton, PA – Wednesday, The Lackawanna College Soccer team announced their 2017 schedule. The Falcons will open their season on August 26th, with an away game against the Albright College Junior Varsity team. The Falcons home opener will be played on Saturday, September 1st at 1:00 PM, when they host Hagerstown Community College at the Scranton Prep’s Loyola Sports Complex.
The Lackawanna College volleyball team will start its 2017 season by hosting the Lackawanna Volleyball Invitational at Lackawanna’s Student Union. The round robin tournament will start on Friday, September 1st, when the Falcons take the floor against Erie Community College. Start time for that match is 7:00 pm.
Scranton, PA – Monday, the National Junior College Athletic Association officially published its list of Academic Teams. The Lackawanna College softball team made that list tying for 39th place with Daytona State College, East Central College and Northern Oklahoma College – Tonkawa with a team Grade Point Average of 3.38.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College is honored to announce that Justin Iton, a 6’7” forward, has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his athletic and academic career at Post University, located in Waterbury, Connecticut. Post is a NCAA Division II school that is a member of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
Scranton, PA - The Lackawanna College softball team, the Region XIX Division II Softball Champions, proved that their success was not limited solely to the playing field. They also excelled in the classroom. During the 2016-2017 academic year it placed nine players on the Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference All-Academic team and five student athletes on the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Academic Team. In addition the team was nominated for a NJCAA team award after compiling a team average of 3.43.
Scranton, PA - Head coach, John Fox, is extremely enthusiastic about Lackawanna College’s inaugural wrestling season. In his first year as a collegiate coach, he has assembled a recruiting class that is both talented and geographically diverse.
Four members of the Lackawanna College men’s soccer team were recently acknowledged nationally for their achievements in the classroom. The four were named by the National Junior College Athletic Association to its All-Academic Team.
Scranton, PA - A recent local radio show interview highlighted former Lackawanna College football player, Mark Glowinski, who is presently the starting left guard on the Seattle Seahawk football team. The interview not only mentions the significance of Lackawanna College’s impact on his life but is also an example of one of coach Mark Duda’s team philosophies of always give back to your community when the opportunity arises.
Scranton, PA - Last fall, Abigail Rodriquez and Brianna Izen both received cheers for what they accomplished on the volleyball court. However, greater recognition came at the end of the academic year, as each were selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Academic team.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College Athletic Director and women’s basketball head coach, Joya Whittington, was recently the subject of an interview with John Mendola for his radio show broadcast on WILK 103.1 FM. That interview can be heard at The John Mendola Show website or on You Tube.
SCRANTON, Pa. – Lackawanna College is pleased to announce the appointment of Joya Whittington as its new Director of Athletics. Whittington currently serves as the College’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach and previously held the position of Senior Women’s Administrator within the College’s Athletic Department.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College is honored to announce that point guard, R.J. Clarke, has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his athletic and academic career at Paine College, located in Augusta, Georgia. Paine is a NCAA Division II school that is a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College is pleased to announce the signing of Horsehead High School's Alan Diffenderfer to a National Junior College Athletic Association Letter of Intent committing him to play for the Falcons' 2017 – 2018 golf team.
Scranton, PA - The Cincinnati Reds selected Lackawanna College's Jared Solomon in the eleventh round of the 2017 Major League Player Draft. He was the 317th overall pick and was the tenth player in the program history to be selected in this annual event.
The Lackawanna Falcon Baseball team recently finished the 2017 season with a 35-17 record and runner up finish in Region 19. That success has attracted the attention of numerous collegiate baseball league teams seeking quality players for their summer roster. Several players associated with the Lackawanna will be participating across the country in those top leagues.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College is honored to announce that it has hired Samantha Patterson as their Head Women’s Soccer Coach for the 2017 season. No stranger to the Lackawanna women’s soccer program, she served as a starting center back on the 2010 and 2011 Lackawanna soccer teams, while captaining the 2011 squad. Both of those teams were the last two squads to qualify for the Region XIX Division I Women’s Soccer Tournament. Patterson will replace Errol Mannick, who stepped down from the head coaching position for certain business opportunities.