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The Ithaca College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on April 25 that longtime head athletic trainer Michael Matheny will retire at the end of the academic year after 37 years with the college.

Head athletic trainer retires after 37 years with Ithaca College

By Flynn Hynes, Assistant Sports Editor May 4, 2024
The Ithaca College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced April 25 that longtime head athletic trainer Michael Matheny will be retiring at the end of the 2023–24 academic year.
Fabian was selected to receive the NYSATA memorial scholarship, a $2,000 stipend awarded by the New York State Athletic Trainer’s Association. The scholarship is gifted to an athletic training student annually for excellence in the field.

Baseball player earns award for academic efforts

By Tess Ferguson, Senior Writer February 1, 2024
Outside of its athletic caliber — earning back-to-back Liberty League titles in the past two seasons — the Ithaca College baseball team’s talents range far beyond the diamond. 
While there is no official number of how many athletes smoke marijuana, some anecdotal claims from former players suggest that 50%–90% of athletes may use the substance.

Ithaca College athletes get blunt about NCAA marijuana policy

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor April 19, 2023
Noah faces more risk than a typical college student because of his habit. He is also a student-athlete, meaning his use of the drug is a direct violation of NCAA policies.
The Bombers bench looks on during a game against Union College on Feb. 3. The Bombers won the matchup 64—48 despite having four inactive athletes at the time.

Women’s basketball works to overcome thin roster

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer February 15, 2023
When the Ithaca College women’s basketball team beat the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers on Jan. 28, it did so with just nine active players and seven unable to suit up.
Sophomore Emma Oliver plays Sept. 18 against University of Rochester on Carp Wood Field. Oliver, who is back on the field after missing last season because of an injury, played 61  minutes.

Sophomore rebounds from injury to make Bomber uniform debut

By Maddison Murnane, Staff Writer October 5, 2016
Sophomore Emma Oliver spent her first year as a Bomber on the sidelines in the hands of the athletic trainers.
Junior sprinter Leigh Martino runs the 400-meter hurdles at Princeton University’s Sam Howell Invitational on April 6, 2013. Martino also competed in the heptathlon in 2013.

Junior captain returns to squad after repeating injuries

By Nick Marcatelli, Staff Writer March 19, 2014
Junior sprinter Leigh Martino overcomes multiple injuries to return to the track.
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