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From left, senior pole vaulter Matthew Weil and sophomore multi-eventer Noah McKibben. Weil aims for a personal best, while McKibben expands his skill set, competing in the 60m dash and 110m hurdles, as well as combined events for the first time.

Men’s track and field aims to vault over national competition

By Augustine Daudu, Staff Writer February 28, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s track and field team is readying itself for the outdoor track season following a 2023 season where the Bombers sent three runners to the NCAA outdoor track and field championships.
Graduate student pole vaulter Dom Mikula is heading into his sixth year competing in college. Because of eligibility loopholes, he will be able to compete in the winter and spring seasons.

Student-athletes navigate COVID eligibility loopholes

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
In Spring 2020, the NCAA announced that student-athletes who did not compete in the 2020 spring sports season because of the COVID-19 pandemic would be granted an extra season of eligibility. 
Senior Rob Greenwald hurdles during a practice in Glazer Arena. Greenwald competes in the heptathlon during the indoor track season.

Men’s track and field aiming for Liberty League three-peat

By Andrew Gabriel, Staff Writer November 14, 2019
The Ithaca College men's track and field team is aiming to win its third straight Liberty League championship this season.
Freshman Meghan Matheny began working with pole vault assistant coach Matt Scheffler in eighth grade and continued to train with him through high school. She decided to attend Ithaca College largely so that Scheffler would remain her coach.

Freshman pole vaulter has Blue and Gold in her blood

By Mikayla Rovenolt, Staff Writer May 1, 2019
Freshman pole vaulter Meghan Matheny was born and raised 22 minutes from Ithaca College and still competes under her high school vault coach.
Track and Field participate at three invitationals April 6

Track and Field participate at three invitationals April 6

By Willy Wright, Staff Writer April 9, 2019
The Ithaca College men's and women's track and field teams sent participants to three different invitationals April 6.
Six track and field athletes compete at national championships

Six track and field athletes compete at national championships

By Ariel Dowdy, Staff Writer March 11, 2019
The Ithaca College men's and women's track and field teams competed at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships March 8 and 9 in Boston.
Jake Dombek 19

Men’s track and field has high potential for outdoor season

By Ariel Dowdy, Staff Writer February 28, 2019
The men's track and field team will look to continue its success with a strong foundation of returners and a talented freshman class.
Freshman pole vaulter Dominic Mikula clears the bar during practice in Glazer Arena. Mikula broke his own pole vault record with a height of 4.80 meters Jan. 26.

Freshman pole vaulter reaches new heights in first season

By Mikayla Rovenolt, Staff Writer January 29, 2019
Freshman Dominic Mikula has already broken the Ithaca College pole vault record twice this season and looks to keep improving.
Track and Field finish weekend in Boston and Utica

Track and Field finish weekend in Boston and Utica

By Ariel Dowdy, Staff Writer January 28, 2019
The Ithaca College men's and women's track and field team competed at the John Thomas Terrier Classic and the Utica College Pioneer Open on Jan. 26.
Track and Field participates in Utica Invitational

Track and Field participates in Utica Invitational

By Ariel Dowdy, Staff Writer January 16, 2019
The Ithaca College men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Utica College Invitational on Jan. 12 in Utica, New York.
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