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From left, Devi de Olivera 23 and Allison Arndt 23 carry a boat by the Cayuga Inlet. Arndt, a decorated graduate of the program, was recently named a finalist for the CRCA Athlete of the Year award.

Q&A: Former rower racks in national accolades

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor August 29, 2023

In 2017, Allison Arndt ’23 walked on to the Ithaca College rowing team having never tried the sport before. Six years later, she is a three-time team captain, two-time Pocock All-American and a two-time...

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.
Senior sports media major Kyle DeSantis is focusing his senior project on the work and lives of minor league baseball broadcasters in a series of six articles.

Q&A: IC senior delves into world of minor league baseball

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer May 3, 2023
As the academic year is coming to an end, senior sports media major Kyle DeSantis is continuing to work on his senior project — a six-part article series that showcases the lives of minor league sport
Senior Cristea Park is the only senior on the Ithaca College golf team’s three-woman roster. Park finished fourth overall at the Vassar College Invitational on April 1.

Q&A: Lone senior on golf team leads small roster

By Tess Ferguson, Assistant Sports Editor April 11, 2023
As spring sports are nearing postseason play, the Ithaca College golf team is using its small roster to chip away at some high ambitions.
After serving as the Ithaca College softball teams interim head coach for the 2023 season, Kelly Robichaud 16 as been promoted to the full time position.

Q&A: Interim head coach hopes to be a hit for softball team

By Noelle Cook, Contributing Writer March 28, 2023
As the Ithaca College softball team runs headfirst into its new season, it is doing so under the guidance of a new interim head coach, former Bomber standout Kelly Robichaud ’16.
Senior forward Emily Dorn prepares to shoot a free throw in the Ithaca College Womens basketball teams NCAA Division III Tournament game against La Roche University on March 3.

Q&A: Athlete discusses end of season and conference accolades

By Eleanor Kay, Managing Editor March 8, 2023
As the Ithaca College women’s basketball team wrapped up a successful 2022–23 regular season, senior forward Emily Dorn was named Liberty League Player of the Year.
Senior thrower Justin Showstead broke a 40-year-old program record in shot put Jan. 28, which lasted one week until he broke it again by nearly a full foot.

Q&A: Senior thrower sets new program record

By Tess Ferguson, Assistant Sports Editor February 8, 2023
As the Ithaca College winter sports teams have resumed their seasons, many of them have seen stellar performances from stand-out athletes. Notably on that list is senior thrower Justin Showstead.
Senior swimmer Emily VanderSleen has been a key part in helping the Ithaca College womens swimming and diving team to a 7–0 start this season.

Q&A: Senior swimmer helps propel team’s strong first half

By Daniel King, Assistant Sports Editor November 30, 2022
As Ithaca College winter teams start to wind down the first half of their seasons the women’s swimming and diving team is looking to end their first half with an undefeated record.
From left, first-year student guard Zoraida Icabalceta defends against graduate student guard Julia Siler. Icabalceta had five steals against the Red Dragons.

Q&A: New basketball player earns her minutes

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor November 15, 2022
Just two games into the new Ithaca College women’s basketball season, the Bombers are 2–0 and have seen contributions from most members of the team.
Josh Vorensky ’11 earned an Emmy for his work as an associate producer for a segment on ESPNews along with three other Ithaca College alumni.

Q&A: Alum talks about career journey to ESPN

By Andrew Roberts, Contributing Writer November 8, 2022
In 2020, Vorensky was a part of the production team that won an Emmy for Outstanding Sports News/Feature Anthology for the Sports Center (SC) Featured segment that aired on ESPNews.
Since graduating from Ithaca College, Tom Eschen 11 has held many different positions in broadcasting. Recently, he accepted a job with CBS6-WRGB.

Q&A: Ithaca alumnus makes his name in sports broadcasting

By Andrew Roberts, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022
Ithaca College has alumni that have succeeded in many different careers, and since attending the college, Tom Eschen ’11 has gone on to work in the sports broadcasting field.
From left, Katrina Pohlman 23 strokes while graduate student Taylor Volmrich bows during a doubles race. Volmrich is entering their fifth year with the rowing program.

Q&A: Senior rower provides leadership to sculling team

By Hannah Fichter, Contributing Writer October 19, 2022
The 2022 sculling season has been strong for the Ithaca College sculling team. The Bombers have seen strong performances from all of its boats at all three competitions. 
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