Tompkins Cortland CC scored three unanswered goals en route to a 3-1 victory over Alfred State in the Pioneers regular season finale. The Panthers improve to 11-7 (11-4 Region III Division III) while the Pioneers are now 7-6-1 (6-5-1 RIII DIII).
Steven Hickey (Aquinas) got the blue & gold on the board first with 17:47 remaining in the first half when he found the back of the net after getting a pass from Erik Reynolds (East Rochester).
Magor Mbengue tied it up just over two minutes later for TC3 to send the game into half tied at 1-1. Mbengue put the Panthers up with 27:20 remaining in the second and then assisted on Jean Pierre Rosas goal with 10:25 remaining to seal the victory.
TC3 held a 14-9 shot advantage. Dan Krajcir (Gloversville) made eight saves for ASC while Lucas Mitchell made five.
The Pioneers now await the announcement of the seeding for the Region III Division III Tournament that will begin with first round action on Saturday October 31. Alfred State will be making their ninth straight trip to Regionals.