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First-year student outfielder Matt Curtis has been starting as designated hitter on the Ithaca College baseball team since the end of March.

Q&A: First-year phenom makes big impact for baseball

By Michael Vecellio, Contributing Writer May 9, 2023
Matt Curtis is a first-year student on the Ithaca College baseball team who has been starting as designated hitter since the end of March.
From left, Brewers senior midfielder Trina Chou defends against the Bombers first-year student attacker Leigh Naturale as she fights for the ball with Brewers first-year student midfielder Tess Billings.

Women’s lacrosse downs Vassar in conference semifinals

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor May 8, 2023
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team won a high-scoring affair against the Vassar College Brewers on May 5 21–13, advancing to the Liberty League Championship game.
From left, SUNY Geneseo senior third baseman Iris Kahris and first-year student shortstop Bella Nadzan cover third base as Ithaca College sophomore third baseman Sela Scheinman slides in.

Bombers post consecutive shutouts to sweep SUNY Geneseo

By Ryan Collins, Contributing Writer May 4, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team swept its double header against the SUNY Geneseo Knights on May 3 at Kostrinksy Field.
From left, Skidmore College junior attacker Gabriella Modesti rides Ithaca College junior defender Maggie Mandel in transition during the Bombers 11–4 win on May 2, 2023. The Bombers advanced to the Liberty League semifinals after.

Bombers thump Thoroughbreds in Liberty League Quarterfinals

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor May 3, 2023
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team scored double digits for the third game in a row to take down the Skidmore College Thoroughbreds 11–4 in the first round of the Liberty League Tournament.
From left, graduate student Alexa Ritchie and Megan Motkowski 22 will be participating in the Gorges Ithaca Half Marathon that will take place on June 17.

Former lacrosse players take on local half marathon

By David Schurter, Staff Writer May 3, 2023
Ritchie and Motkowski are training to participate in the Gorges Ithaca Half Marathon, a 13.1-mile race that will take place June 17.
Erienne Roberts, deputy director of athletics and senior woman administrator at Ithaca College, will be starting a new job as the Deputy Athletic Director for Internal Operations at the University of Chicago on June 1.

Deputy Athletic Director takes on new role at the University of Chicago

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor May 3, 2023
Ithaca College announced May 2 that Erienne Roberts, deputy director of athletics and senior woman administrator at Ithaca College, will be starting a new job at the University of Chicago.
Senior Arla Davis, former sports editor for The Ithacan, was a member of the Ithaca College field hockey team for all four years of college. Following the end of the 2022 season, Davis joined the women’s track and field team as a thrower, a sport she had not competed in since she was a sophomore in high school.

Stepping onto a new field for senior year

By Arla Davis, Former Sports Editor April 26, 2023
Former sports editor Arla Davis discusses her transition from a full-time field hockey player to a thrower on the women's track and field team in her senior year.
While there is no official number of how many athletes smoke marijuana, some anecdotal claims from former players suggest that 50%–90% of athletes may use the substance.

Ithaca College athletes get blunt about NCAA marijuana policy

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor April 19, 2023
Noah faces more risk than a typical college student because of his habit. He is also a student-athlete, meaning his use of the drug is a direct violation of NCAA policies.
Sophomore Kayla Shenk sends a hit back over the net in the Ithaca College womens tennis teams 5–4 win over the William Smith College Herons on April 12, 2023.

Women’s tennis scrapes by William Smith 5–4

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer April 16, 2023
On April 12, the Ithaca College women's tennis team faced the William Smith College Herons in a match that went until the last minute.
Karrie Moore, head coach of the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team, reached the 100-win milestone April 7 against Bard College. Moore is the second coach in program history to tally 100 career wins.

Women’s lacrosse coach earns 100th career victory

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff Writer April 12, 2023
Moore is just the second coach in program history to hit the 100-win mark, as Andrea Golden won 118 career games as head coach between 1981 and 1995.
From left, senior Ellen Chapman covers senior Mackenzie Bauer as Bauer tries to make a pass while practicing for Kweezy womens club ultimate.

Kweezy club ultimate flies under the radar as postseason approaches

By Billy Wood, Staff Writer April 12, 2023
The women’s ultimate team, also known as Kweezy — a play on the word “queasy” — has been on a productive run so far this season despite low numbers of players on its roster.
Senior outfielder Mike Nauta swings at a pitch in the Ithaca College baseball teams game against RIT on April 7.

Baseball team falls at home to RIT

By Billy Wood, Staff Writer April 11, 2023
The Ithaca College baseball team lost to the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers 4–1 April 7 on Valesente Diamond at Freeman Field.
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