July 27, 2016
Ithaca, NY

Sports

LEFT AND RIGHT: CAITIE IHRIG/THE ITHACAN MIDDLE: TOMMY BATTISTELLI/THE ITHACAN

Ithaca High School student-athletes journey to South Hill

Students at Ithaca College come from all over the nation. 10 student-athletes specifically stayed in their home town, graduating from Ithaca High School.

Baseball team prepares for Empire 8 tournament

The baseball team begins Empire 8 Championship play at 2:30 p.m. May 12 against Stevens Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.

Women’s lacrosse has an eye on winning the Empire 8 title

The women’s lacrosse team begins its journey to an Empire 8 Championship title at 11 a.m. May 7 in Higgins Stadium.

Men’s tennis team prepares for Empire 8 tournament

The men’s tennis team begins the Empire 8 tournament at 6:30 p.m. May 7 against St. John Fisher College in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Softball team gears up for Empire 8 tournament

The softball team begins the Empire 8 tournament at 12 p.m. May 6 against Alfred College on Kostrinsky Field.

Long-time track runner takes on golf during senior year

Senior Collean Vaughn ran track and field for her first three years at the college. Now, she is a member of the golf team.

Women’s track and field places eighth at NCAA Championships

Sophomores Taryn Cordani and Grace Ryan competed in the 5,000-meter run and triple jump events respectively on the final day of the NCAA Championships on May 28.

Women’s crew varsity eight takes sixth at NCAA Championships

After receiving one of two at-large bids, the women’s crew varsity eight placed sixth at the NCAA Division III Championships May 27–28.

Track and field competes at day two of NCAA Championships

Andrew Brandt, Brandy Smith and Natalie Meyer competed in the NCAA Outdoor Championships on May 27 for the men’s and women’s track and field teams.

Two Bomber juniors win NCAA track and field national titles

Juniors Brandy Smith and Katherine Pitman won national titles in the discuss and pole vault events, respectively, May 26 at the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.

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