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From left, senior womens basketball players Lindsey Albertelli, Melissa Buxton and Cara Volpe live together off-campus at the teams house.

Women’s basketball players bond at off-campus team house

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff writer November 4, 2021
The women's basketball team does not only foster its connection in Ben Light Gymnasium — the team has bonded at the off-campus house where three of the team’s seniors live.
The Liberty League announced Nov. 9 that it will be canceling winter athletic competition because of the COVID-19 pandemic. All of Ithaca Colleges winter sports will be affected by this decision, including wrestling and gymnastics, which are not sponsored by the league.

Women’s basketball beats St. Lawrence in Unite for Her game

By Max Sobel February 25, 2020
The Ithaca College women’s basketball team beat the St. Lawrence University Saints 85-55 Feb. 15 in Ben Light Gymnasium.
Sophomore forward Cara Volpe brings the ball up the court in Bombers 73–43 win over Clarkson on Feb. 14 at Ben Light Gymnasium.

Women’s basketball maintains streak after defeating Clarkson

By Noah Schwartz February 17, 2020
The Bombers have now won eight straight games and remain atop the Liberty League standings after beating Clarkson University 73–43.
Sophomore Cara Volpe passes the ball to a teammate under the basket during the first quarter of the Bombers game against Union College Jan. 24 in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

Bouncing back: Women’s basketball rebounds from slow start

By Emily Adams February 13, 2020
The Ithaca College women's basketball team started the season 3–1, but they are now 16–5 and ranked No. 1 in the Liberty League.
Junior guard Grace Cannon runs through a tunnel of her teammates before a game against Union College on Jan. 24 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Junior guard discusses leadership role on young team

By Abbey London February 4, 2020
Grace Cannon has been a star for the women’s basketball team since her freshman year, but has set herself apart this year as an emerging leader.
Junior guard Grace Cannon leaps to make a layup during the Bombers game against Rochester Institute of Technology on Jan. 14. Cannon posted 14 points in the contest.

Women’s basketball beats RPI in close league contest

By Arla Davis, Assistant Sports Editor January 16, 2020
The Ithaca College women's basketball team earned a close victory over Liberty League opponent Rochester Institute of Technology on Jan. 14.
Senior forward Cassidy OMalley makes a jump shot on the Bombers home court in Ben Light Gymnasium. OMalley appeared in all 31 games last season and racked up 30 starts for the Bombers.

Women’s basketball aims for another NCAA run

By Audrey Gamble November 14, 2019
The Ithaca College women's basketball had an outstanding 2018-19 season, after the loss of a few key seniors, the 2019-20 team looks to fill the gaps.
Womens basketball eliminated by Bowdoin in Elite Eight

Women’s basketball eliminated by Bowdoin in Elite Eight

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor March 13, 2019
The Ithaca College women's basketball team was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament in the Elite Eight by Bowdoin College on March 9.
Womens basketball advance to Elite 8 with win over DeSales

Women’s basketball advance to Elite 8 with win over DeSales

By Eli Ehrbar, Staff Writer March 11, 2019
The Ithaca College women's basketball team advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III Tournament after defeating DeSales 76–75 March 8.
Senior guard Meghan Pickell drives towards the basket past Skidmore College senior guard Haley English during the game against the Thoroughbreds on Feb. 1. Pickell has started in every game this year for the Bombers.

Senior guard discusses championship success in final season

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2019
Senior guard Meghan Pickell sat down with Assistant Sports Editor Emily Adams to discuss the women's basketball team's championship season.
Senior guard Allie Tunick is cheered on by her teammates as she enters the court prior to the teams game against SUNY Poly in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Bombers won 68–58 to advance to round two.

Women’s basketball beats SUNY Poly to advance in NCAA tournament

By Eli Ehrbar, Staff Writer March 2, 2019
The Ithaca College women's basketball team defeated SUNY Polytechnic Institute on March 1 to advance to the second round the NCAA tournament.
Senior guard Annie Giannone takes a shot over the head of William Smith junior guard Emma Gallagher. The Bombers defeated the Herons 77–56 to advance to the Liberty League Championship game

Women’s basketball downs William Smith in league semi-final

By Eli Ehrbar, Staff Writer February 23, 2019
The Ithaca College women's basketball team defeated William Smith College to advance to the Liberty League Championship game.
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