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Sculling braves competitive waters following a decorated spring

Sculling braves competitive waters following a decorated spring

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor August 31, 2023
After closing out the sculling season with strong performances at the Head of the Fish Regatta in October 2022, the Ithaca College women’s rowing team went on to nail down its fifth consecutive Liberty League title May 2023. This fall, the team is looking to build the same momentum that will propel it to success once again.
From left, graduate student Allison Arndt, sophomore Lily Babcock and senior Taylor Volmrich, three members of the Ithaca College women’s rowing team’s varsity eight, race on the Cayuga Inlet.

Rowing teams duel at Cayuga Inlet to start season

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor April 5, 2023
Under threats of heavy wind and thunderstorms, the Ithaca College men’s and women’s rowing teams started their spring seasons at the annual Cayuga Duels on April 1.
From left, senior coxswain Carlie Wohlfahrt and graduate student Allison Arndt of the Ithaca College womens rowing team look to pursue their first national title since 2005.

Women’s rowing team makes waves at the national level

By Tess Ferguson, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2023
Following another decorated season resulting in a fourth consecutive Liberty League title and a national ranking, the Ithaca College women’s rowing team has lofty expectations for its upcoming season.
From left, senior Dehron Smith and sophomore Griffin Hunt are hopeful the Ithaca College mens rowing team can make the jump to win the Liberty League Championship this season.

Men’s rowing tries to overtake conference rivals

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor March 1, 2023
After a short stint of three races in the fall and a five-month break, the Ithaca College men’s rowing team is getting back in the boat for the spring season.
From left, seniors Erika Elcsisin, Brenna Hanratty and Taylor Volmrich of the Ithaca College sculling team. With such a short season, the team is looking to make a splash in the fall.

Sculling team preparing for fall after strong crew season

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer August 31, 2022
The Ithaca College sculling team is preparing for its fall season like any other, with high hopes and goals for a successful season.
Members of the Ithaca College men’s and women’s rowing teams playing volleyball outside the Ward Romer Boathouse on the Cayuga Inlet on Aug. 18, where the members met weekly for cookouts.

Ithaca College rowing teams bond at summer cookouts

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor August 24, 2022
Every Thursday night over the summer, former Ithaca College men’s crew coach Dan Robinson ’79 could be found standing at a charcoal grill by the Cayuga Inlet.
The Ithaca College mens and womens crew teams met Thursday, June 23 at the Cayuga Inlet for their weekly cookout. Former mens head coach Dan Robinson 79 said the teams have been hosting the event for over 30 years.

Women’s and men’s crew bond during summer cookouts

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor June 27, 2022
On a small grill by the Cayuga Inlet, former Ithaca College men’s crew coach Dan Robinson ’79 stood over a flame, cooking for the weekly rowing cookout.
From left, junior Jake Lentz and senior Sam Bickham of the Ithaca College mens crew team. The team will face tough competition in the Liberty League this year and hope to improve upon a second-place finish in 2021.

Men’s crew team looking to make a splash in the Liberty League

By Dean Gutic, Staff Writer March 3, 2022
With the 2022 spring season approaching, the Ithaca College men’s crew team is gearing up for a return in April as it looks to reach its goals for the year.
From left, senior Izzy Ozkurt and graduate student Michele Hyland of the womens crew team. The Bombers finished in third place at the 2021 Division III NCAA Championships last May.

Women’s crew team aiming to build on last season’s momentum

By Mark Puskey, Staff Writer March 3, 2022
After winning the Liberty League Championship and finishing third at the NCAA Championships last May, the Ithaca College women’s crew team has high expectations.
From left, graduate student Allison Arndt and senior Izzy Ozkurt will look to lead the sculling team as captains this season.

Sculling team rowing together again for a title

By Laura Ilioaei, Contributing writer August 25, 2021
The Ithaca College sculling team is eager to return to racing this fall after the 2020 season was canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
From left, seniors Kelly Csernica and Libby Ryan will be leaders on a young womens crew team this spring.

Women’s crew aims for gold at national race

By Arla Davis February 26, 2020
The Ithaca College women’s rowing team plans to chase a national championship during the Spring 2020 season despite having a less-experienced team.
Junior Liza Caldicott and sophomore Dania Bogdanovic were both new to the colleges sculling team last season. The team is more experienced this year and aims to be more competitive.

Experienced sculling team focused on individual improvement

By Lauren White, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2019
The women's sculling team plans to emphasize improvement to prepare for the more competitive spring crew season.
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