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From left, sophomore multi Matt Loshkin and sophomore pole vaulter Rob George are part of the Ithaca College mens track and field teams impressive young squad.

Men’s track and field uses young power to set itself apart

By Billy Wood, Assistant Sports Editor November 8, 2023
The Ithaca College men’s indoor track & field squad is coming off a strong 2023 indoor season that saw it finish third in the Liberty League and 14th in the NCAA national championships. While its strong performance was the story of last season, its youth will be the story of this one.
From left, graduate student pole vaulter Meghan Matheny and senior pole vaulter Dom Mikula both finished in second place at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships on March 10 and 11 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Local pole vaulters leap to the podium at Nationals

By Billy Wood, Staff Writer March 21, 2023
At the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 10, two Bomber pole vaulters won as more than just teammates — their connection stems back to a local group.
From left, senior Dom Mikula and junior Nate Oczkowski will look to be key contributors as the Bombers set out to claim a title.

Men’s track and field looks to surprise the competition

By Ori Grady, Contributing writer November 10, 2021
The Ithaca College men’s track and field team is gearing up for its upcoming indoor season. The squad has begun preparing to compete in its first full campaign since 2019.
Rising junior Eze Chukwuezi (left) and Parley Hannan 20 (right) earned All-American honors in wrestling and indoor track and field despite their national championships being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

30 Bombers earn All-American status despite coronavirus cancellations

By Dani Pluchinsky, Senior Writer July 12, 2020
Several coaches associations have altered their normal All-American criteria to honor all student-athletes whose national championships were canceled.
Senior Evan Jones and sophomore Dom Mikula will aim to score points for the Bombers at this years outdoor Liberty League championship meet.

Men’s track and field striving for third league title

By Julia DiGeronimo, Staff Writer February 27, 2020
The men's track and field team is aiming to win its third Liberty League championship title in a row this season.
Junior Ariyahna Bernard competes in shot put event on Feb. 2nd in the Athletics and Event Center.

Track and field teams dominate Bomber Invitational

By Tommy Mumau February 10, 2020
The nationally ranked No. 4 women’s team placed in the top-eight 34 times and No. 20 men’s team placed in the top-eight 26 times.
Junior pole vaulter Julia Nomberg works on technique with the help of pole vault coach Matt Scheffler.

Pole vault coach builds powerhouse program at college

By Dani Pluchinsky February 6, 2020
Matt Scheffler has coached several All-Americans since becoming the pole vaulting coach at Ithaca College.
Freshman Oadhan Lynch competes in the 1-mile run during the Bomber Invitational and Multi on Feb. 2 in Glazer Arena.

Track and field teams host Bomber Invitational and Multi

By Ariel Dowdy, Staff Writer February 5, 2019
The men's and women's track and field teams hosted the Bomber Invitation and Multi on Feb. 2 and 3 in Glazer Arena.
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