Cheyney University pushed it down to the final seconds against Lackawanna College Tuesday night. Cheyney University came close to sending the game to overtime but a massive steal from Taylor-Rae Styles and buzzer beating layup by Ciaira Loyd elevated the Lady Falcons to a 75-71 win at the Student Union.
Newtown, PA – Thursday night the Lackawanna College Basketball team used a double-double by Nikhi Barnes and a second half three-point explosion by J’von Winslow to beat Bucks County Community College 84-77. Barnes double-double consisted of 16 points, and 12 rebounds. He combined 14 of those 16 with the 7 second half three-pointers contributed by Winslow to spark Lackawanna to their 4th conference win without a loss.
Lackawanna College Wrestling held a Tri-Match against Thaddeus Stevens Technical College and SUNY Ulster Thursday night. The Falcons defeated SUNY Ulster 45-9 and defeated Thaddeus Stevens 48-9. Lackawanna improves their team record to 7-5 after taking both matches.
Lackawanna Wrestling had their first home match of the season at the Student Union Tuesday night. Lackawanna defeated SUNY Sullivan 40 – 12. Lackawanna lost their first match by pin-fall but came back to win the rest of the night’s matches, besides the 141 lbs forfeit.
Eager students from Wyoming Area High School visited Lackawanna College to compete in an exclusive event hosted by the College’s Esports team. 51 students competed in the wildly popular online multiplayer game, Fortnite by Epic Games.
Yuma AZ – Lackawanna Football and an Arizona Bowl Game are perfect ingredients for an exciting football contest. In 2006, the Falcons won the Valley of the Sun Bowl 17-16 on a 50-yard field goal with no time on the clock. Two years ago, while participating in their second Valley of the Sun Bowl game, they lost to Mesa Community College 48-42 in double overtime. Today, with a 7-point lead in the closing minutes, the Falcon defense stopped a potential game tying Arizona Western drive to clinch a 17-10 El Toro Bowl.
Loch Sheldrake, NY: Friday night, the women’s basketball teams from Lackawanna College and Sullivan County Community College played an exciting back and forth game which ended in a 77-77 tie at the end of regulation. In overtime, the tenor of game didn’t change as both teams came into the last 2-seconds of the first overtime tied at 89-89. At that point in the contest, Sophomore, Chyna Wooten, while driving the base line to take a last second shot, was fouled with 01.6 on the clock. The tension built when Wooten missed her first foul shot. However, she wasn’t going allow this contest to go into a second OT, as she buried her second shot to give the Falcons a 90-89 lead that Sullivan could not overtake.
Scranton, Pa. - Lackawanna College is honored to announce that Brenda Reninga, a member of the 2018 Lackawanna College softball team, has signed a Letter of Intent to attend Virginia Union University. VUU. is a NCAA Division II institution located in Richmond, Virginia, and is a member of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association.
Stone Ridge, NY – After trailing 44-40 at half time, the Lackawanna College Men’s Basketball team used a 26-point second half scoring effort by Tarek Williams to beat Ulster County Community College 102-83. Overall, Williams had a game high 32 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 7 steals.
Scranton, PA – Saturday afternoon, the College Men’s Basketball team defeated Delaware Technical Community College 105-79 to take its Region XIX DII opener. The Falcons had five players score in double figures with Keyon Faulkner Smith leading that group with 21 points.
Allentown, PA – Saturday, the Lackawanna College Wrestlers participated in the Scotty Wood Duals sponsored by Muhlenberg College. Wrestling in four team matches, the Falcons split, winning its bouts with Keystone College, 40-17 and Camden County College, 40-6. Their two losses were to Central (Iowa) 45-0 and Washington and Jefferson 33-22.
Tuesday night was the Lady Falcons 2018 Home Opener at the Student Union. The Lackawanna College Lady Falcons knocked off nationally ranked #8 Union County College 60-50. The Lady Falcons improved their record to 1-1.
NJCAA 6th ranked Lackawanna College earned a bid for the postseason after going 10-0. The Falcons were also named Northeast Football Conference Champions after defeating ASA College 30-26 and Monroe College 21-7. The Matadors will walk into the El Toro bowl ranked 19th, sporting a 6-4 record.
Scranton, PA - Sunday, Lackawanna College’s wrestling team won two of its five team matches in the Electric City Duals. The Falcons beat Keystone 39-15 and Temple 42-18. They fell to Scranton 36-9, Oneonta 36- 13 and were edged by Muhlenberg 24-18. The individual and team scores are found below: