Athletics Updates

February 26th, 2014 Posted in College News & Events

CCC Men’s Bowling Region III Runner-up

CCC Bowling TeamThe Cayuga Spartan men’s bowling team moved their record to an impressive 46-10 on the season. This ranks them 58th in the country for men’s collegiate bowling in the USBC. They achieved these heights by their recent 2nd place finish in the NJCAA Region 3 team championships held at AMF Lanes in Utica. This is the best finish in the school’s short bowling history. Cayuga was led by standout Alex DiGenaro, who shot 1577 for the all events total…which earned him a berth on the All-Region team…another first for the College.

The short-handed Spartan Women’s bowling team gave a good showing placing 4th at the Regionals. They were led by sophomore Mary Townley, who was placed on the women’s All-Region team. This final showing qualified Townley, Beth Piston and Deanne Connolly for the USBC Singles sectionals in Allentown, PA against the top 300 women collegiate bowlers in the country. Both Spartan teams will be bowling in the NJCAA Nationals at Thruway Lanes in Buffalo on Feb 28th and March 1st.  The Spartans are coached by Head Coach Steve Spinney and Assistant Coaches Christine Nichols and Nancy Spinney.

Men’s Hoops

CCC HoopsThe Spartan men’s basketball team won an overtime thriller over rival Onondaga on February 25 in Spartan Hall to advance in the NJCAA Region III Tournament. After Onondaga scored the first 4 points in OT…Cayuga scored 11 straight points to win by the final of 85-78. The Spartans were led by freshman Zaki Thomas (Paterson, NJ) who led all scorers with 25 points. Thomas also added 11 rebounds and had 3 steals. Sophomore Glenn Taggart (Fairport, NY) added 19 points and had 5 assists. Mike Guity (Syracuse, NY) chipped in with 18 points and had 3 blocked shots.

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