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First-year student Taylor Brunn winds up in a game against Alfred University on April 9. Brunn, first-year pitcher Mady Rowell and senior pitcher Ainsley Rogers had not pitched in a collegiate game prior to this season but have played key roles in 2024.

Collegiate inexperience does not phase Bombers’ tightly connected pitching staff

By Billy Wood, Sports Editor April 13, 2024
In 2023, the Ithaca College softball team played three pitchers throughout its season, all of which had pitched at least six innings the previous year. In 2024, the team has thrown four different pitchers onto the mound, three of which had never thrown a gametime collegiate pitch in their life.
From left, senior outfielder Hudson Hassler and sophomore catcher Haley Petrucci will look to get back in the Liberty League championship with a squad that only rosters three seniors.

Softball looks to ignite young core in championship push

By Billy Wood, Sports Editor February 29, 2024
The Ithaca College softball team is adjusting to having a younger team this season. In spite of this, its high-powered hitting and new age pitching staff will look to get back to the promised land to dethrone a modern day Goliath.
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, junior pitcher Riley Piromalli and senior outfielder and catcher Julia Loffredo. The Ithaca College softball team lost 6–1 in the Liberty League Championship last season to the University of Rochester, who went on to make a run in the Division III NCAA tournament.

Softball team looking to return to postseason play after losing veterans

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer March 3, 2022
After losing in the Liberty League Championship and graduating multiple starters in 2021, the Ithaca College softball team will need to come together.
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