The Ithaca College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams defeated SUNY Brockport and SUNY Fredonia on Oct. 23 to start their seasons.
Like the African drum ensemble that greeted the Class of 2020 as they walked into the Ithaca College 2016 Convocation ceremony, the speakers who addressed them conveyed an upbeat attitude toward the upcoming year.
Students at Ithaca College come from all over the nation. 10 student-athletes specifically stayed in their home town, graduating from Ithaca High School.
Ithaca College is seeking new ways to generate alternative sources of revenue to keep tuition from rising. One of the ideas being developed is expanding the use of the campus by outside organizations and visitors in the summer.
The weightlifting program developed by Caitlin Prottas-Finn, a certified strength and conditioning coach, is helping the track and field teams perform at their best.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swam in the New York State Collegiate Swimming Association Championship Feb. 17 to Feb. 20. The women’s team took first place while the men’s team finished in fourth place.
Sophomore Lindsey Suddaby brings a long line of athletic tradition to the women’s swimming and diving team. Her father, Rick Suddaby, is the head gymnastics coach at Ithaca College.