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From left, Dan Raymond, head coach of the Ithaca College womens basketball team, and volunteer assistant coach Jim Mullins watch a practice in Mullins first season with the team.

Women’s basketball team adds former head coach to staff

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant Sports Editor October 19, 2021
Jim Mullins, longtime men’s basketball head coach, will make his return to the bench this winter, as a volunteer assistant coach on the staff of the women’s team.
Junior goalkeeper Zach Jacobsoen, a transfer student from Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee, saves the ball during a men’s soccer game against Hamilton College on Oct. 6 at Carp Wood Field.

Men’s soccer defensive goals add depth to team in home stretch

By Alex Wong, Staff Writer October 20, 2015
The men's soccer team owns a 4–7–2 record and first place in the Empire 8 standings thanks to the help of a strong defensive front with three games left in the regular season.
Assistant men’s soccer coach Braden Studelska was hired to replace current head coach Patrick Ouckama on the coaching staff. He graduated from Buena Vista University before coaching high school soccer.

Assistant men’s soccer coach details transition to college

By Alex Wong, Staff Writer September 2, 2015
Braden Studelska, the assistant men's soccer coach, discusses his previous coaching experience and his current job.
Junior midfielder Aziz Farouk attempts to cut right against a Houghton defender during a match Oct.  25, 2014, at Carp Wood Field. The South Hill squad seeks an Empire 8 title.

Blue and Gold look to compete with new-found team chemistry

By Matt Rottler, Staff Writer August 27, 2015
The men's soccer team attempts to tackle the Empire 8 conference one game at a time this season.
Patrick Ouckama, an Ithaca College graduate of 2005, was named the head mens soccer coach April 15 to succeed Andy Byrne as the leader of the program. He was an assistant coach for the team in 2014.

Former assistant coach appointed to take over men’s soccer

By Jonathan Beck, Assistant Sports Editor April 20, 2015
Patrick Ouckama ’05 was recently named the head men’s soccer coach.

Patrick Ouckama ’05 named Bombers men’s soccer coach

By Kristen Gowdy, Sports Editor April 16, 2015
Ithaca College alum returns to alma mater to take over men's soccer program for 31-year head coach.
Men’s soccer head coach Andy Byrne addresses his team after the Bombers’ game against Elmira College on Oct. 12, 2013. Byrne is retiring after 31 years at the helm of the South Hill squad’s men’s soccer program.

Blue and Gold coaches maintain legacy of long-term success

By Jonathan Beck, Assistant Sports Editor March 4, 2015
The Ithaca College head coaches have retained success for decades.
From right, sophomore forward Cobi Byrne tussles with Nazareth College junior midfielder Michael Batiste during the men’s soccer team’s 1–0 win over the Golden Flyers on Nov. 1 at Carp  Wood Field. The team will face Utica College on Nov. 7 in the Empire 8 Tournament semifinal.

Roundups 10/29 – 11/4

By The Ithacan, Ithacan Staff November 4, 2014
The Ithacan's sports staff recaps the past week in Bomber sports action.
From right, sophomore forward Sean Forward battles Alfred University junior Dylan Smith in the Bombers’ 3–1 win on Sept. 20 at Carp Wood Field. Forward contributed an assist in the game and has four goals on the year.

Forward and Williamson anchor men’s soccer team’s offense

By Max Ley, Contributing Writer October 21, 2014
Sean Forward and Casey Williamson have provided the bulk of the men's soccer team's offense.
Sophomore midfielder Aziz Farouk controls the ball during the men’s soccer team’s practice on Sept. 5 at the Bombers’ practice turf. Farouk played in 11 games for the Blue and Gold last season.

Bomber midfielder’s childhood passion for soccer still resonates

By Nick Marcatelli, Staff Writer September 9, 2014
Sophomore midfielder Aziz Farouk has a growing role on the men's soccer team, stemming from his previous playing experience in Ghana.
Fall Sports Preview: Kicking off Ithaca Colleges next sports season

Fall Sports Preview: Kicking off Ithaca College’s next sports season

August 27, 2014
Get the scoop on all of the Bomber sports teams competing in the fall.
Assistant goalkeepers coach Mike Meskill also works the “graveyard shift” as a Cornell University police officer from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Goalie coach Meskill moonlights as campus cop

By Danielle D'Avanzo, Senior Writer October 2, 2012
Ithaca College assistant goalkeepers coach Mike Meskill also works as a Cornell University police officer during the "graveyard shift."
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