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Harrison's Purchase Panthers Make Mascot Madness

The Purchase College Panther is going up against the New Paltz Hawk in Round One of GenerationSUNY Mascot Madness.
The Purchase College Panther is going up against the New Paltz Hawk in Round One of GenerationSUNY Mascot Madness. Photo Credit: Courtesy of SUNY

HARRISON, N.Y. - The Purchase Panthers' mascot is going head-to-head against 29 other SUNY mascots in the first GenerationSUNY Mascot Madness .

The tournament lets fans vote on who they think is the best State University of New York mascot.

The Purchase Panther has been ranked a 16 seed, and is going up against the New Paltz Hawk in the first round. The winner of this match-up will go on to face the number one seed Cortland Blaze mascot.

Perseus the Panther has been the mascot for Harrison's Purchase College since the 1960s. He represents 16 teams he cheers on in his orange and blue jersey.

Voting in Round One will end Sunday at 11 p.m. Votes will be tallied and the winners will move on to Round Two, which starts Tuesday.

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