Women’s varsity team brings up two players from the JV squad to bring depth and dimension to team.
Ithaca College women’s basketball team gets off to one of the best starts in program history and now enters a crucial stretch that could define their season.
The women’s basketball team (24—5) suffered a 55-51 defeat at the hands of Bowdoin College (21—7) last night. The loss ended Ithaca’s season in the second round of the NCAA Championship Tournament, while the Bowdoin Polar Bears advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive year.
The women’s basketball team (24—4) opened up NCAA Championship Tournament play in dominant fashion, as they defeated the Elms College Blazers (20—9) by a score of 84-37. The 47-point margin of victory was the largest in an NCAA playoff game in Ithaca history.
The women’s basketball team (23–4) grinded out a 43-38 victory against Hartwick College in yesterday’s Empire 8 Tournament Championship game in Ben Light Gymnasium. The Bombers’ win earned them a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three years.
The women’s basketball team’s results away from the friendly confines of Ben Light Gymnasium suggest the Bombers are feeling right at home during road trips this season.
Though she has only been a student at the college for one month, sophomore guard Mary Kate Tierney has already become a valuable asset to the women’s basketball team.
The women’s basketball team is opening its season with a challenging non-conference schedule to prepare itself for a late-season stretch run of Empire 8 Conference games.
After posting a 15–1 record in Empire 8 Conference play last season, the women’s basketball team will feature a bigger and deeper cast of forwards who should make them even stronger contenders this season.