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THE ITHACAN

Shira Evans 06 joined the Ithaca College athletic department as a sports nutrition consultant. Evans specializes in relative energy deficiency, disordered eating, eating disorder care and is the only sports nutrition consultant in the Liberty League.

Ithaca College puts emphasis on diet with new sports nutrition consultant

By Tess Ferguson, Senior Writer February 22, 2024
Although training and competition experience appear to be the most important role in becoming an elite athlete, it is the elements below the surface that truly allow athletes to excel. 
On Oct. 15 the Ithaca College athletic department issued a new dress code that impacts practice attire for varsity athletes in the Athletic and Events and Hill Centers.

Athletics department issues dress code for student-athletes

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor December 6, 2023
On Oct. 15, the Ithaca College athletic department released a statement that redefined the way varsity athletes are allowed to present themselves. 
As a long distance runner, senior Patrick Bierach races in all three competition seasons including cross country and indoor and outdoor track. Runners often have less than a week of rest between seasons.

Distance runners battle with three-season strain

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer November 15, 2023
Unlike most athletes, long-distance runners often participate in three separate competition seasons throughout the academic year: cross country in the fall, indoor track in the winter and outdoor track in the spring. This rigorous schedule — usually with no more than a week off between racing periods — comes with a great responsibility to manage not only time and academics, but also stress and injury prevention.
Womens cross country races toward national podium

Women’s cross country races toward national podium

By Julia Wallace, Staff Writer September 1, 2023
After the exciting and emotional conclusion to the 2022 season, the Ithaca College women’s cross country team has continued its training and regrouped in preparation for the upcoming season.
From left, graduate students Paloma De Monte and Julia Tomanovich opted to return to the Ithaca College women’s cross sountry team after competing as athletes for five and four years, respectively.

Two runners take on new position for women’s cross country team

By Julia Wallace, Contributing Writer August 23, 2023

As the Ithaca College women’s cross country team prepares for its racing debut, there are some familiar faces behind the scenes helping the coaches lead their athletes to success. Graduate students Paloma...

From left, senior Danny Jagoe and first-year student Jessica Goode both qualified as individuals to represent the Ithaca College men’s and women’s cross-country teams at the NCAA Division III National Championships on Nov. 19 in Lansing, Michigan. Jagoe finished in 71st place, while Goode came in at 117th place.

Runners represent Ithaca College at cross-country Nationals

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor November 30, 2022
Although neither program qualified for the NCAA Division III National Championship as a team, the Ithaca College men’s and women’s cross-country teams both had representation in Lansing, Michigan.
The Jannette Bonrouhi-Zakaim Memorial Alumni Run is the only home meet of the season for the Ithaca College men’s and women’s cross-country teams. At this year’s race, senior Danny Jagoe won the five kilometer race for the men with a time of 16:42.60, while Parley Hannan ‘20 won it for the women with a time of 18:03.00.

Runners reconnect at annual cross-country alumni run

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor September 7, 2022
For current athletes, alumni of all ages and their families, the Jannette Bonrouhi-Zakaim Memorial Alumni Run represents more than just a race.
From left, seniors Meredith Garrity and Julia Tomanovich of the Ithaca College womens cross-country team. The Bombers are looking to get back to Nationals after just missing them in 2021.

Women’s cross-country set hopes high after coming up short in 2021

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor August 31, 2022
Following a 2021 season where the Ithaca College women’s cross-country team came short of reaching the National Championship, expectations are high.
From left, seniors Meghan Matheny and Logan Bruce are prepared to win national titles this indoor season for the womens track and field team.

Women’s track and field team to build off outdoor success

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor November 10, 2021
After a successful Spring 2021 season that saw the Bombers win national championships in three different events, the Ithaca College women’s track and field team is returning to action.
Senior Isabel Johnston was cut from the Ithaca College women’s cross-country team her sophomore year but is now a captain of the team.

Women’s cross-country runner makes a comeback as captain

By Eli Fishman, Contributing writer September 22, 2021
Ithaca College women's cross-country runner Isabel Johnston, overcame her struggles with a medical condition to become a captain of the team.
Senior captains Isabel Johnston and Lauren Lobdell are prepared to chase down a Liberty League title this fall.

Women’s cross country team ready to run down a championship

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant sports editor August 25, 2021
Since the Ithaca College women’s cross-country team finished second in the Liberty League in 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented the Bombers from stepping foot on the race course.
From left, sophomore Madison Martinez and senior Ariyahna Bernard are eyeing the top of the leaderboards in their events.

Women’s track and field primed for postseason success

By Daniel King, Contributing writer March 24, 2021
The Ithaca College women's track and field team is hungry to get back to competition and battle for a chance at the NCAA outdoor championships.
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