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.
Scranton, PA - The Lackawanna College women's basketball team will hold an Elite Camp for high school aged girls with aspirations of playing college basketball. The camp will be 4 hours in length, starting at 10 am on Saturday June 17th, 2017. The event will be held at the Lackawanna College Student Union located at 500 Jefferson Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Registration will be conducted from 9:15 am to 9:45 am.
Scranton, PA, Due to scheduling conflicts, the Lackawanna College baseball team .has rescheduled its Skills Camp and Showcase from Friday June 8th to Sunday, June 11th. The showcase and camp will be held at Lackawanna Field and will start at 9am. i Lackawanna’s field is located at 401 Jadwin Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania.
The Lackawanna College Baseball Spring Skills Camp and Showcase, scheduled for Sunday, June 4th at Lackawanna’s Jadwin Street Field, has been postponed due to anticipated day long rain. It will now be held on Friday, June 9th, at the same location.
Scranton, PA - The Lackawanna College tennis program announced that Ashley Rzesewski has signed a Letter of Intent to play tennis on the 2017 team. With the signing she becomes a two sport athlete at Lackawanna.
This is the first in what will be a regular feature letting Lackawanna fans and administrators to learn more about some of their favorite players. This month's featured athlete is Tyler Millman, a sophomore goalkeeper from Milford, Delaware.
Scranton, PA - Coach Jeremy Popiel announced that Peter Tomasetti has become the first male member of the Lackawanna College cross country team, when Tomasetti signed a National Junior College Letter of Intent to commit to run for Lackawanna. He is a resident of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania and ran interscholastically for Western Wayne High School.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College is honored to announce that during the 2017 Spring Semester, five additional members of its 2016 football team have committed to play on the next level. This makes 26 Falcons from last year’s squad, who have moved on to four year institutions.
Coach Jeremy Popiel wasted no time recruiting his first female member of his cross country team, when Molly Palmer signed her National Junior College Letter of Intent to compete for Lackawanna College. Palmer is a resident of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania and ran interscholastically for Tunkhannock High School.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College is honored to announce that Gil Benz, Cartier Talford, and Roman Letterlough have each signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their athletic and academic careers at Chestnut Hill College, located in Philadelphia, PA. Chestnut Hill is a NCAA Division II school that is a member of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Mesa, AZ - Freshmen William Bastings and Dylan O’Dell gained substantial golfing experience through their participation in the four day National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Championship Golf Tournament held at the Longbow Golf Course in Mesa, Arizona.
Mesa, AZ - William Bastings carded an 80 in the Thursday round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Golf Tournament. His third round score gives him a tournament tally of 237 strokes. Bastings’ three round total has him tied for 81st place on the player leader board.
Mesa, AZ – The Lackawanna College golfers completed their second day of play in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Golf Tournament. William Bastings shot a 79 to give him a two round score of 157; while, Dylan O’Dell carded an 81 to give him a two round total of 158.
Mesa AZ ? Lackawanna College freshmen Dylan O?Dell and Williams Bastings carded rounds in the 70?s in their opening round of the National Junior College Athletic Association?s Division II National Golf Tournament, played this year at the Longbow Golf Course in Mesa, Arizona. O?Dell shot a six over par 77; while Bastings, playing in the group behind O?Dell, carded a seven over par 78.
Scranton, PA: Lackawanna College golfers, Dylan O’Dell of Forest City, Pennsylvania and William Bastings of Christchurch, New Zealand, are on their way to Mesa, Arizona to participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s 2017 Division II Golf Tournament. Both Bastings and O’Dell qualified for the national tourney by finishing third and sixth respectively in the individual standings of the NJCAA District H Tournament held at the Swan Point Yacht and Golf Club in Issue, Maryland.
Lackawanna College is honored to announce that Lindsey Dippre has signed a Letter of Intent committing her to continue her playing career at Kings College, an NCAA Division III school that competes in the Mid Atlantic Conference.
Lackawanna College is honored to announce that Alex Jackson has signed a Letter of Intent committing her to continue her playing career at NCAA Division II School, West Virginia State University, a member of the Mountain East Athletic Conference.
Georgetown, DE – The Lackawanna College baseball team saw their season come to a close in the championship round of the Region XIX Division II Baseball Tournament. In today’s game, the Falcons lost to Mercer County Community College by 13-4 score. The defeat eliminated Lackawanna in the double elimination tournament and gave Mercer the 2017 title.
Sometimes after a setback, one loses sight of what they accomplished. That could be the case after the Lady Falcons fell to Mercyhurst North East in the District K playoffs, it shouldn’t. This year’s team was one of the most successful in Lackawanna’s softball history. It claimed the school’s first Region XIX Division II Softball Championship in 15 years. Not only did they claim the title, the Falcons did so in memorable manner. A fourth place seed in the Region Tournament, Lackawanna beat the number one seed, CC of Morris, twice by 4-3 scores and then shut out the third place seed Mercer County Community College, 2-0.
Georgetown, DE – Sunday afternoon, the Lackawanna College baseball team upset County College of Morris, 7-5 in ten innings. With the win, Lackawanna moves into the Region XIX Division II Championship round against Mercer County Community College. In order to take the title, the Falcons will have to beat Mercer twice, while Mercer can claim the Championship with one win over Lackawanna. The first game in that round is scheduled for 11 AM tomorrow morning. If a second game is required it will be played immediately after the conclusion of that morning contest.
Georgetown, DE - Friday, the Lackawanna College baseball team split its first two games of the Region XIX Division II Baseball Tournament, losing the morning opener and then claiming a victory in the afternoon elimination game. In the opener, Lackawanna fell by a 6-4 score to Mercer County Community College, before shutting out Rowan College at Burlington County, 8-0. The victory over Burlington moved Lackawanna into another elimination game on Sunday when they play the loser of the Mercer game against County College of Morris. Sunday’s game is scheduled for 2 PM. That game was initially scheduled for Saturday but was moved to Sunday because of expected heavy rains in the Georgetown, Delaware area.
Jessup, PA – Friday afternoon, the Lackawanna College softball team had their season come to an end with a loss in the final game of the National Junior College Athletic Association's District K playoffs. The Falcons were outscored by Mercyhurst North East 7-3 in the District's championship game.
Scranton, PA – Lackawanna College is honored to announce that three members of its 2017 baseball team have been named to the All Region XIX Division II Baseball Team. Connor Perry was selected for the Region's First Team, while Zach Lopatka and Vincent Napolitano were named to the Region's Second Team.