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First-year student second baseman Elise Waddington follows through with her swing against the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons on April 23. Waddington contributed two RBIs in the second game.

Bombers narrowly defeat Red Dragons in back-to-back one-run doubleheaders

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 24, 2024
The two games played at Kostrinsky Field on April 23 could not have been any more different. However, both ended with the same result as the Ithaca College softball team earned two one-run victories against the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons by scores of 1–0 and 9–8, with the latter contest going to nine innings.
Sophomore catcher Haley Petrucci zones in at the plate and waits for the pitch against the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers on April 12.

Bombers push undefeated Engineers to extras but fall in doubleheader

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 13, 2024
Konstrinsky Field hosted what may have been The Ithaca College softball team’s biggest challenge of the season to date came on April 12, as the Bombers were swept in a doubleheader by the No. 18 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers by scores of 4–2 in 10 innings and 7–5 in nine. Despite the sweep, the pitching efforts of junior pitcher Anna Cornell were enough to make history on the Bombers’ ground.
The Ithaca College baseball and softball teams take long road trips each season. Neither team will return to its home field until baseball returns March 22 and softball returns March 23.

Long journey from home: Baseball and softball start first few weeks on the road

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Investigative Editor March 6, 2024
Members of Ithaca College’s softball and baseball teams will have to wait a few weeks into the season to enjoy home-field advantage, but that will not stop players from making the most of the start of the season. 
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, RIT junior catcher Alexis Smith and Ithaca College senior outfielder Daniella Mulvey in the Bombers sweep of the Tigers on April 29.

Softball sweeps RIT in last home series of regular season

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer May 3, 2022
The Ithaca College softball team played its final home series of the season against the Rochester Institute of Technology for a doubleheader Friday afternoon.
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