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Baseball squad earns second chance at National title

By Steve Derderian, Assistant Sports Editor May 27, 2013
The Bombers baseball team found a way to seek redemption in the Division III College World Series Monday evening after a loss early on in the tournament. Anchored by a rejuvenated pitching staff, which included the return of senior Jasper Adams, the Bombers have avoided elimination from World Series play by winning three consecutive games.…
Sophomore pitcher John Prendergast takes a pitch during the Bombers home game against SUNY-Cortland on Monday afternoon on Freeman Field.

Baseball plays last stretch of non-conference games

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer May 1, 2013
With Empire 8 play behind them, the baseball team now has its sights set on the NCAA playoffs. But before the team can make a run for a national championship, it must finish the regular season with a crucial stretch of non-conference games. The Bombers have already won six of the final nine non-conference games,…

Another win for baseball

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer April 28, 2013
The baseball team got off to a quick start against York College and held on to win its fifth straight non-conference game. The Bombers beat the Spartans 6-1 on Sunday afternoon to improve to 30–6 on the season. The Bombers got on the board in the first inning when sophomore Vinny Gneo singled, scoring sophomore…

Bombers round out doubleheader weekend with a win and a loss

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer April 21, 2013
The baseball team split its second doubleheader of the weekend with St. John Fisher on Sunday afternoon, winning the first game 3-2 and dropping the second 2-1. The Bombers collected their second walk-off win of the weekend in the first game. With two outs in the bottom of the seventh, sophomore Christian Brown hit a…

Baseball wins over St. John Fisher in doubleheader

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer April 20, 2013
The baseball team clinched its second consecutive Empire 8 title Saturday, beating St. John Fisher twice in a doubleheader. But for the Bombers, the championship was almost an afterthought. Senior Corey Caswell said at this point, the team has its mind set on the playoffs, and the Empire 8 Championship is just another step in…
Pitching rotation leading Bombers baseball team

Pitching rotation leading Bombers baseball team

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer April 17, 2013
The Bombers' starting pitchers are leading the team to one of its best seasons ever.
Senior pitcher Pat Lemmo pitches against SUNY-Oswego on March 29 at Freeman Field. The Blue and Gold swept a doubleheader over the Lakers, and Lemmo is currently 4–0 on the season.

Baseball win streak gives team hopes of NCAAs

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer April 9, 2013
Riding a 14-game win streak, the baseball team is on the hunt for its second consecutive NCAA berth. As it enter the thick of Empire 8 play, the team currently sits atop the conference standings with a perfect 4–0 record. But to go beyond a league championship and make a run into the NCAA playoffs,…

Between The Lines: Let Strasburg pitch

By Nathan Bickell, Columnist September 12, 2012
Columnist Nathan Bickell talks to Ithaca College baseball coach George Valesente about the Washington Nationals' decision to shut down pitcher Stephen Strasburg before the MLB playoffs.
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