SCRANTON, PA -- Lackawanna College head men’s and women’s soccer coach Rudy Roediger announced on Tuesday a revolutionary partnership with iSportsAnalysis, a company that provides sport performance analysis software and Global Positioning Systems.
Nineteen members of the Lackawanna College athletic teams were recently acknowledged nationally for their achievements in the classroom. The nineteen were named by the National Junior College Athletic Association to its All-Academic Team.
SCRANTON, PA. – After completion of an intensive search to replace its Baseball Coach, who resigned in May to return to his native state of Minnesota, Lackawanna College has hired Mike McCarry as the next pilot of its successful baseball program.
Scranton, PA: Lackawanna College is honored to announce that a member of its 2018 softball team, Colleen Cwalina, has been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II All-American Softball Team. Cwalina was selected to the NJCAA’s Third Team after previously being honored by Region XIX as its Division II First Team Designated Player
Scranton, PA: The Lackawanna College is honored to announce that two members of its 2018 Baseball Team have been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II All-American Team. The Region XIX Division II Player of the Year, Kelani Luke was selected to the First Team as an infielder, while the Region's Pitcher of the Year, Joey Baran, was named to the Second Team.
Scranton, PA - The Milwaukee Brewers selected Lackawanna College's Joey Baran in the twenty-second round of the 2018 Major League Player Draft. He was the eleventh player in the program history to be selected in this annual event.
Head Women’s Basketball Coach Joya Whittington and her Coaching Staff will be holding an Elite Basketball Camp on Saturday, June 2nd from 10am-2pm at the Lackawanna College Student Union located at 500 Jefferson Avenue.
SCRANTON, Pa. – Lackawanna College announced today that Edward Delaney will serve as the College’s first-ever eSports Administrator and Head Coach. Also joining the coaching staff will be Robert Eskra, Lackawanna College Criminal Justice Instructor, as eSports Assistant Coach.
The Lackawanna College Women’s Cross Country program and Head Coach Jeremy Popiel has announced the signing of Emily Carr to a Lackawanna College Women’s Cross Country Letter of Intent where she will join the Lady Falcons for the 2018 season.
The Lackawanna College Volleyball program and 1st year Head Coach Bob Fitzsimmons has announced the signing of Keryne Brostoski to a Lackawanna College Volleyball Letter of Intent where she will join the Lady Falcons for the 2018 season.
Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics Joya Whittington announced that five sophomores from the 2017 -2018 Women’s Basketball team are moving on to various four-year schools next fall. All five young women made major contributors to a team that went 25-5 during the season and were nationally ranked through a good part of that campaign. Those five student athletes are Ciani Ballard, Arianna Sanders, Laquana Nagbe, Paris Thompson and Brittany Roberts.
Foley, AL – With inclement weather predicted for the Foley, Alabama area tomorrow, and the National Junior College’s Athletic Association’s express desire to complete its 72 hole tournament on schedule, the NJCAA has decided to initiate a 15+ cut policy for their National DII Tournament. That decision will cut teams to the top 15 and additional teams that are within 15 strokes of the leading team and to all individual players who are +15 or better for the tournament.
Foley AL – Despite suspension of play for the second day in a row, Dylan O’Dell continues to improve his play in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Golf Tournament. Today, O’Dell carded a 79 for day three of the four-day tournament. His score gives him a three-day total of 248.
Foley, AL – Lackawanna golfer, Dylan O’Dell, had a better round during the second day of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Golf Tournament, despite an hour delay caused by a local thunderstorm an hour and half into his play. O’Dell finished with an 82, giving him a two-round total of 169.
Foley AL - Lackawanna College golfer, Dylan O’Dell finished round one of the National Junior College Athletic Association National Division II with an 87 at Glen Lakes Golf Club in Foley, Alabama. He was only five over par after his 14 holes, only to struggle the last few holes to finish 15 over par for the round. O’Dell looks to improve on that score over the final 54 holes left in the tournament.
Scranton, PA - Lackawanna College Head Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach Rudy Roediger had the opportunity to sit down for an interview on the John Mendola Show. The interview is a great introduction our newest head coach to the Northeast Pennsylvania sports scene.
Scranton, PA – Lackawanna College announced that three members of its men’s Basketball team committed to continue their academic and athletic careers at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. The trio consists of forwards, Jonathan Williams and Stevan Rodriguez and point guard, Javontay Pipkin.
West Windsor, NJ – Saturday afternoon, the Lackawanna College Baseball team saw their season come to an end in the championship round of the Region XIX Division II Baseball Tournament; falling to Mercer County Community College 11-6. Lackawanna advanced to that round by beating Sussex County Community College 14-1 earlier in the day.
WILMINGTON, DE – The Region XIX Baseball Committee released its Division II All Region Team for the 2018 season. Four Lackawanna Players were named to that team with Kelani Luke chosen as the “Division II Men's Baseball Player of the Year” and Joey Baran designated as the “Division II Men's Baseball Pitcher of the Year”. Besides Luke and Baran, Jahmoi Percival was named to the First Team as an infielder and Colin Weinert to the Second Team as a Catcher.
West Windsor, NJ – The Lackawanna College Baseball team split its two games on the opening day of the Region XIX Division II Baseball Tournament. In the opening contest, the Falcons beat Sussex County Community College 8-2 on a 3 hit 3 RBI batting performance by DJ Berry-Staszak and a 7 hit 2 run joint pitching effort by Joey Baran and Steve Boscia.. In the second game of the day, Lackawanna was outscored 7-5 by Mercer County Community College, as the Vikings scored 5 unearned runs in the 7th inning and two earned runs in the 9th to overcome the Falcons’ 5 run lead.
SCRANTON, Pa. -- Lackawanna College Athletic Director, Joya Whittington announced on Friday that British Virgin Islands National Team scout and former professional coach, Rudy Roediger has been named the Falcons head men’s and women’s soccer coach.
Scranton – Sophomore soccer player Joshua Schliesing recently committed to NCAA Division II Nyack College to continue his academic and athletic career. A resident of Zermatt, Switzerland, Schliesing is a 6’1 athletic midfielder/forward who was a leader on the pitch for the Falcons the last two years. At Nyack, Joshua will be majoring in Business Administration Sports Management.
SCRANTON, PA – Today during a special YouTube video presentation in the People’s Security Bank Theater, Lackawanna College revealed the addition of a scholarship-supported collegiate eSports program that will be integrated into their athletics department.
The Lackawanna College Baseball team finished the 2018 regular season with a win-loss record of 24-16 overall and were 10-2 in Region XIX Division II conference play. The Falcons’ conference record was the best in Region XIX and earned them a first round bye in the Region XIX Division II Baseball Tournament and the #1 seed in this weekend’s championship round held at Mercer Community College in West Windsor, New Jersey. Lackawanna opens up the double elimination tourney with a 10am game against the #4 seed Sussex County Community College.
SCRANTON, Pa. – Saturday, Lackawanna College honored Head Coach and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Football Hall of Fame inductee Mark Duda as part of a special halftime presentation during the Falcon football team’s annual Blue-White spring game.
Cumberland, MD – The Lackawanna College Golf team saw their season come to an end in the final round of the National Junior College Athletic Association’s District “H” Golf Tournament. The Falcons shot a final round 364, which gave Lackawanna a tourney total of 730 and a last place finish in the three-team event. The Falcons low score was carded by Dylan O’Dell, who shot a 76 in today’s round. O’Dell’s two-day total of 160 was the third lowest of all the golfers participating in the tournament.
Cumberland, MD: Saturday morning, the Lackawanna College Gol team completed its first round of the two-day National Junior College Athletic Association’s District H Golf Tournament held at Cumberland Country Club in Cumberland, Maryland. The Falcons carded a team score of 366 with Dylan O’Dell leading the team with a low round of 84.