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How IC Sports- Defensive Lineman John Hadac

‘How IC Sports’- Defensive Lineman John Hadac

October 10, 2019 Hosts Kaitlin Maniscalco and Gabby Laccona talk to defensive lineman John Hadac '20 about his Ithaca football career, nomination...

From left, Alfred University freshman forward Delaney Martin follows in pursuit of senior back Kelly Pantason during the South Hill squad’s 6–1 win over the Saxons on Sept. 20 at Carp Wood Field.

Shutdown defense paving way for women’s soccer team

By Kristen Gowdy September 23, 2014
Kristen Gowdy breaks down the success of the women's soccer team's back line.
From left, senior forward Devin Shea defends sophomore forward Denisha Parks during the NCAA Regional Semifinal in Ben Light Gymnasium last season.

Blue and Gold stress team defense in 2012-13

By Danielle D'Avanzo, Senior Writer November 28, 2012
The women's basketball team is utilizing its speed and size with ball switches on defense this season.
From left, SUNY-Potsdam junior midfielder Ashley Thayer gives chase while junior back Alex Liese clears the ball during the Bombers 5-0 win Sept. 15 on Carp Wood Field.

Blue and Gold’s shutdown defense shuts out opponents

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer October 3, 2012
The goalies and defensive backs for the Ithaca College women's soccer team have bolstered the Bombers to seven straight shutouts.
Union College senior fullback Tim Hersey, center, is bottled up by the Bombers defensive line during the Blue and Golds 27-24 victory Sept. 15 at Butterfield Stadium.

Newcomers fill holes for Bombers defense

By Christian Araos, Staff Writer September 23, 2012
The Ithaca College football team's defense hasn't missed a beat this season after losing a handful of veteran leaders to graduation.
Junior Dan Shirley kicks the ball across the field during the mens soccer teams practice at Higgins Stadium on Friday night.

Ithaca College men’s soccer counting on more experience to solve defensive issues

By Danielle D'Avanzo, Staff Writer August 29, 2012
The Ithaca College men's soccer team is hoping another year together on the field will help its defensive players tighten up the back line.

Women’s Lacrosse: Blue and Gold win low-scoring affair to open conference play

By Nate Bickell, Staff Writer April 1, 2012
With the women's lacrosse team in the midst of a 12-minute scoring drought and trailing for the first time in today's game against Stevens Institute of Technology, junior attack Tracy Rivas cut into the opposing defense, dodged two defenders and scored on a low shot past Ducks' keeper Meg Collins to tie the game. She…

Bombers’ early leads squash opponents’ hopes

By Matt Kelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 26, 2012
On the way to a perfect 7­­—0 start in Empire 8 Conference play, the women’s basketball team has been able to build huge leads before any fans have gotten comfortable in their seats.

Women’s Basketball: First half defense keys squad’s win against Utica College

By Matt Kelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 25, 2012
The women's basketball team (15–3 overall, 7–0 Empire 8) used a suffocating defense to shut down visiting Utica College (7–11 overall, 2–5 Empire 8) in a 61-29 win tonight. The Bombers held Utica scoreless for the first 10 minutes of the game and held the Pioneers to just 11 percent shooting in the first half.…

Bombers’ quick hands trigger defensive turnovers

By Matt Kelly, Staff Writer December 14, 2011
On its way to a 7–1 record this season, the women’s basketball team has discovered that its best offense stems from an effective defense.

New coach inspires upbeat attitude

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer December 14, 2011
The men’s basketball team had become accustomed to former Assistant Coach Nevada Smith’s intensity on the sideline, but current Assistant Coach Jon Tanous is taking a more laid-back approach with the Bombers.

Bombers’ defense confident despite recent hiccup

By Nate King, Contributing Writer September 29, 2011
The men’s soccer team is young, but its four defenders are veterans who have shown their prowess so far this season.
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