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First-year student second baseman Elise Waddington follows through with her swing against the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons on April 23. Waddington contributed two RBIs in the second game.

Bombers narrowly defeat Red Dragons in back-to-back one-run doubleheaders

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 24, 2024
The two games played at Kostrinsky Field on April 23 could not have been any more different. However, both ended with the same result as the Ithaca College softball team earned two one-run victories against the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons by scores of 1–0 and 9–8, with the latter contest going to nine innings.
Sophomore catcher Haley Petrucci steps up to bat for the Ithaca College softball team. Petrucci needs four more home runs to tie the all-time season home record at Ithaca College that was set by Laura Remia ’01 during the 1999 Division III softball season.

Sophomore slugger swings toward Bombers’ single season home run crown

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 17, 2024
When first baseman Laura Remia ’01 smacked 10 home runs in her inaugural college season, she etched her name into the Ithaca College softball record books with one of the best power-hitting seasons the school had ever seen.
Sophomore catcher Haley Petrucci zones in at the plate and waits for the pitch against the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers on April 12.

Bombers push undefeated Engineers to extras but fall in doubleheader

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 13, 2024
Konstrinsky Field hosted what may have been The Ithaca College softball team’s biggest challenge of the season to date came on April 12, as the Bombers were swept in a doubleheader by the No. 18 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers by scores of 4–2 in 10 innings and 7–5 in nine. Despite the sweep, the pitching efforts of junior pitcher Anna Cornell were enough to make history on the Bombers’ ground.
The Ithaca College softball team surround junior pitcher Anna Cornell after another great pitching performance in the Bombers 8–0 victory against the Alfred University Saxons on April 9.

Bombers soar in game one, but suffer crushing defeat in second against the Saxons

By Khari Bolden, Contributing Writer April 10, 2024
It was a tale of two halves at Kostrinsky Field on April 9 as the Ithaca College softball team split its doubleheader with the Alfred University Saxons, winning the first game 8–0 but losing the second 11–0, both in six innings.
The Ithaca College softball team break a huddle along the baseline during the teams doubleheader victories on March 26. Junior Anna Cornell pitched a no-hitter in game one.

Softball stonewalls Golden Flyers in dominant doubleheader victories

By Khari Bolden, Contributing Writer March 27, 2024
Kostrinsky Field saw a historic doubleheader on March 26 as the Ithaca College softball team mercy-ruled the Nazareth University Golden Flyers twice, winning by scores of 8–0 and 12–0 in five innings.
From left, senior outfielder Hudson Hassler and sophomore catcher Haley Petrucci will look to get back in the Liberty League championship with a squad that only rosters three seniors.

Softball looks to ignite young core in championship push

By Billy Wood, Sports Editor February 29, 2024
The Ithaca College softball team is adjusting to having a younger team this season. In spite of this, its high-powered hitting and new age pitching staff will look to get back to the promised land to dethrone a modern day Goliath.
From left, SUNY Geneseo senior third baseman Iris Kahris and first-year student shortstop Bella Nadzan cover third base as Ithaca College sophomore third baseman Sela Scheinman slides in.

Bombers post consecutive shutouts to sweep SUNY Geneseo

By Ryan Collins, Contributing Writer May 4, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team swept its double header against the SUNY Geneseo Knights on May 3 at Kostrinksy Field.
First-year student catcher Haley Petrucci takes a swing in the Ithaca College softball teams doubleheader against Clarkson University.

Softball sweeps doubleheader against Clarkson

By Dean Gutic, Staff Writer April 29, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team won both games of its doubleheader against the Clarkson Golden Knights on April 27, walking off the first game 1–0 and winning the second 4–0 at Kostrinsky Field. 
From left, Unions sophomore catcher Nahnny Sobetzko attempts to tag sophomore first baseman Cynthia Ehrenfeld, who scored off of the run.

Softball strikes out Union in home doubleheader

By Aidan Charde and Ryan Collins April 16, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team won both games the first half of its doubleheader against the Union College Dutchwomen on April 15 on Kostrinsky Field.
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