At a Glance
Year in Review
Freshman ace Erik Johnson was a second team All-American, while sophomore slugger Vincent Chiarenza was a third teamer. Chiarenza is NCCC’s first back-to-back All-American.
Sophomore Kyle LaPlante joined Johnson and Chiarenza on the All-Region first team. Sophomore Garrett Boldt was a second teamer.
NCCC had six All-WNYAC choices as it finished 38-10 and lost in the Region III Final Four.
Pictured: Keegan Ernest
Sophomore Hogan Lang took second at regionals to earn his second consecutive berth in the NJCAA Tournament.
The Thunderwolves, led by Region III Coach of the Year Matt Oleski, finished sixth overall at the NJCAA Tournament after winning its first regional title since 1968.
NCCC won a school-record seven tournaments this spring, including its fourth consecutive Niagara CCC Invitational.
Pictured: Emily Neidrauer
Sophomore Fode Camara was a first team All-Region selection after leading the T-Wolves with 13.8 points and 8.0 rebounds per game.
Second team All-Region picks Sincere Ramsahai and Najee Scott helped Region III Coach of the Year Bill Beilein win his 200th career game.
The Thunderwolves finished 27-10 and earned their second trip to the NJCAA Div. II Tournament in the past three seasons.
Pictured: Fode Camara
Sophomore Kenetria Redfern scored 734 points on her way to second team All-American honors and a Div. I scholarship to Maryland-Eastern Shore.
Sophomore Shilah Parker joined Redfern as first team All-Region. Freshmen Paige Emborsky and Aubrey Halloran were second and third teamers respectively.
Region III Coach of the Year Nate Beutel led NCCC to a 31-0 regular season and its first-ever Region III Championship.
Pictured: Kenetria Redfern
Freshmen David Reiley and John Pearson were named first team All-WNYAC. Reiley had a team-best 18 points and Pearson made 151 saves.
Sophomore captains Tyler Van Buren and Austin Sauer were selected to the All-WNYAC second team.
A 4-3 overtime-victory against perennially-strong Tompkins-Cortland CC highlighted a 3-10-1 season.
Pictured: John Pearson
Sophomore Alexis Fyock was a first team All-WNYAC choice for the second consecutive year. She led NCCC with 25 points.
Sophomores Brooke Kiefer and Olivia Hecei along with freshman Kaleigh Kuzma were second-team All-WNYAC picks.
NCCC, which finished 2-8-0, scored a rare 5-0 road shutout of past-power Cayuga CC.
Pictured: Olivia Hecei
Freshman SS Alisha Scroger was named second team All-Region after setting new program records for hits (58) and runs (51) in a season.
Scroger was a first team All-WNYAC pick, while classmate April Chambers and sophomores Nicole Human and Katey Matteson were on the second team.
NCCC finished 14-29, but did earn a road win at regional champion Onondaga CC.
Pictured: Alisha Scroger
Sophomore libero Maddy Finn was named to the All-WNYAC team after leading the squad with 338 digs.
A 4-18 season was highlighted by a nail-biting five-set victory over Fulton-Montgomery CC at the Herkimer College pod.
The Region III Tournament returned to NCCC in 2018 and will be back again this coming November.
Pictured: Maddy Finn
Sophomore Freddy Eckles and freshman Greg Quinn became NCCC’s 49th & 50th All-Americans. Eckles was seventh at 141 pounds and Quinn was fourth at 125.
NCCC had eight finalists and three champions (Quinn, Eckles & sophomore Michael Phelps) as it won the program’s 22nd regional title.
Veteran coach Keith Maute was named Northeast District I Coach of the Year for the fifth time in his career.
Pictured: Freddy Eckles