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June 23, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Sports

Weekend Preview: spring sports in the home stretch

As April rolls on and the semester is nearing its end, here’s what Ithaca College’s spring sports teams have in store for this weekend.

Baseball has two games this weekend. On April 22, the Bombers travel to New Paltz, New York, for a single game against SUNY New Paltz at 2 p.m. Then on April 23, the team returns to Freeman Field for a matchup against the University of Rochester at 2 p.m. The South Hill squad will bring an eight-game winning streak into its competition April 22 and is looking to expand on its success.

The softball team has a pair of doubleheaders coming up this weekend. The team’s Senior Day celebration will take place April 22, when it takes on Elmira College in a conference matchup, with games starting at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The Bombers will then travel to Utica, New York, on April 23 for another conference matchup with Utica College, with games starting at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The team is currently riding an eight-game winning streak coming into the weekend.    

Men’s lacrosse is home April 22 for an Empire 8 matchup against Alfred University starting at noon. After dropping a tightly contested game to Rochester Institute of Technology on April 18, the team is looking to come back strong for the home crowd.

Women’s lacrosse will travel to Houghton, New York, for its only game this weekend, a conference matchup against Houghton College at noon. On April 19, the team had its three-game winning streak snapped by Hamilton College.

The men’s tennis team will travel to Hoboken, New Jersey, for a conference match against Stevens Institute of Technology at 10 a.m. The team is looking to extend its three-match winning streak while also remaining undefeated against Empire 8 opponents. The team is also seeking revenge after losing to Stevens last season.

The crew heads to Worcester, Massachusetts, for its first away regatta since November. Both the men’s and women’s teams will take on Colby College, Trinity College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of New Hampshire starting at 8 a.m.

The women’s golf team competes in its final match of the season April 22–23 at the Country Club of Ithaca. The team will compete in the Ithaca College Invitational against various teams.

On April 22, the men’s and women’s track and field teams will travel to Rochester, New York, for the Empire 8 Conference Championships hosted by Nazareth College starting at 10 a.m.

  • The baseball team will play at 2 p.m. April 22 at SUNY New Paltz. It will also play at 2 p.m. April 23 at Freeman Field against the University of Rochester.
  • The softball team plays at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 22 at Kostrinsky Field against Elmira College for Senior Day. The team plays at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 22 in Utica, New York, at Utica College.
  • Men’s lacrosse plays at noon April 22 at Higgins Stadium against Alfred University.
  • Women’s lacrosse plays its game at noon April 22 in Houghton, New York, at Houghton College.
  • The men’s tennis team has its next match at 10 a.m. April 22 in Hoboken, New Jersey, against Stevens Institute of Technology.
  • Men’s and women’s crew race at 8 a.m. April 22 in Worcester, Massachusetts, against Colby College, Trinity College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of New Hampshire.
  • The men’s and women’s track and field teams compete at 10 a.m. April 22 at Nazareth College for the Empire 8 Championships.
  • The women’s golf team competes at the Country Club of Ithaca for the Ithaca College Invitational.