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In recent years, the track and field and softball programs at Ithaca College have developed partnerships with Cornell University athletics. During the 2023–2024 academic year, both the track and field team and the softball team competed against Cornell.

Athletic programs forge relationships across the hill with Cornell University

By Augustine Daudu, Staff Writer April 24, 2024
Ithaca College and Cornell University are not only united by location but also through sports. Over the decades, the track and field and softball programs of both Ithaca and Cornell have formed interdependent relationships that benefit both schools through facility usage and inter-division competition. 
Senior Seán Dullea writes about how Division III student-athletes are also deserving of scholarships and how Ithaca College should compensate them like Division I and II schools.

Commentary: Division III athletes deserve compensation

By Seán Dullea April 3, 2019
If Division I and Division II student-athletes can receive athletic scholarships, then so should Division III student-athletes.
From left, womens lacrosse assistant coach Kayla Minner and head coach Karrie Moore look on as the Blue and Gold face The College at Brockport on March 20.

New assistant coach discusses offensive strategy

By Jack Murray, Sports Editor March 31, 2019
The Ithaca College women's lacrosse team has scored 124 goals through nine games the season, which has been aided by new assistant coach Kayla Minner.
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Women’s lacrosse hopes to end league championship struggle

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2019
The Ithaca College women's lacrosse team hopes to replace last years graduates with depth from all grade levels and finally win a league championship.
Senior guard Marc Chasin drives down the lane against Jordan Ayers, freshman forward and guard for SUNY Canton. The Bombers won 100–72 in Ben Light Gymnasium on Nov. 17.

Men’s basketball targets Florida for better recruits

By Connor Weingarten, Staff Writer January 23, 2018
The men's basketball team has started to focus on recruiting players from Florida, an area the coaches recently discovered was full of quality talent.

Men’s tennis team competes at Bloomsburg Invitational

By Casey Koenig, Staff Writer September 19, 2016
The men's tennis team competed in its second tournament of the fall season Sept. 17–18 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
Eight students, six whom are shown above, had the opportunity to volunteer at the Tourney Town in Indianapolis, Indiana, in between watching the basketball games.

Sport Event & Networking Club takes on Women’s Final Four

By Jonathan Beck, Staff Writer April 13, 2016
Members of the Sport Event & Networking Club volunteered at the Women's Final Four in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Senior Allison Macari pitches in the Division III Leadoff Classic on March 11–13. The softball team left the tournament with a 3–3 record.

Softball team opens season at prestigious tournament

By Adam Brobst, Staff Writer March 23, 2016
The Ithaca College softball team were one of 24 teams who competed at the Division III Leadoff Classic held March 11–13.
Junior pole vaulter Katherine Pitman competes Feb. 6 during the Bomber Invitational & Multi. She won the national title and broke the national record May 26.

Junior pole vaulter leaps into the Bombers’ record books

By Matt Rottler, Staff Writer February 9, 2016
Junior pole vaulter Katherine Pitman has broken the Ithaca College pole vaulting record twice this season along the way to her No. 2 national ranking in the event.

Track and Field competes in the Spartan Regional Preview

By Lauren Murray, Staff Writer January 16, 2016
The women's team placed third while the men's team placed fifth at the Spartan Regional Preview hosted by St. Thomas Aquinas College.
Seven swimmers compete in the Bomber Invitational on Dec. 5 at the Athletics and Events Center. The mens swimming and diving team placed seventh out of 11 teams overall.

Swimming and diving hosts eleven teams for Bomber Invitational

By Adam Brobst and Danielle Allentuck December 8, 2015
The men's and women's swimming and diving teams placed seventh and fourth respectively at the Bomber Invitational.
Junior football player Christopher Durr tends to a patient, left, and junior wrestler Thomas Anania wraps a football player’s ankle, right, while in the athletic training room in the Athletics and Events Center on Oct. 7.

Student-athletes take on demands of athletic training program

By Lauren Murray, Contributing Writer October 7, 2015
Students majoring in athletic training learn how to balance participating in a varsity sport, while keeping up with the requirements of the major.
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