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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Fabian was selected to receive the NYSATA memorial scholarship, a $2,000 stipend awarded by the New York State Athletic Trainer’s Association. The scholarship is gifted to an athletic training student annually for excellence in the field.

Baseball player earns award for academic efforts

By Tess Ferguson, Senior Writer February 1, 2024
Outside of its athletic caliber — earning back-to-back Liberty League titles in the past two seasons — the Ithaca College baseball team’s talents range far beyond the diamond. 
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.
The college implemented its updated spectator policy Jan. 12, allowing only students, faculty and staff members to attend competitions until the situation is further evaluated Feb. 7.

Updated spectator policy prohibits fans outside IC community

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor January 24, 2022
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, spectators outside of the Ithaca College community will not be allowed to attend athletic events until at least Feb. 7.  
Senior Dina Barossi sprays down exercise equipment with sanitizer on Feb. 3.

Fitness Center reopens with COVID-19 precautions

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor February 11, 2021
The Fitness Center — located between the Upper Quads and Lower Quads residential halls — reopened its doors to students on Jan. 25.
On the left, three Ithaca College senior athletic training majors practice on Patrick McKeon, associate professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, in clinical education experiences. On the right, Todd Lazenby, clinical professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, teaches Therapeutic Interventions I to junior athletic training majors.

Athletic training program continues studies despite empty stadiums

By Ian Whitfield, Contributing Writer November 21, 2020
Without athletes on campus, Ithaca College’s athletic training program built the Patientless Clinical Education Program.
From left, parents Enoch and Debbie Perkins sit on the bench dedicated to Kelly Perkins on Oct. 4. The bench overlooks the Dillingham Fountains and Cayuga Lake, which was one of Kellys favorite spots on campus.

College dedicates bench to deceased student

By Ashley Stalnecker, Assistant News Editor October 7, 2019
The bench is decorated with a plaque inscribed with the name of former Ithaca College student Kelly Perkins, who died in a car accident in March. 
The Ceracche Center received new locker rooms for the football team. Carp Wood Field also fixed irrigation issues.

Athletic facilities receive beneficial renovations

By Danielle Allentuck, Senior Writer August 29, 2018
The Ithaca College Athletic facilities were improved this year, including locker room renovations and fixed irrigation problems.
Senior Paris Van Loon looks to score during an Ithaca College club basketball game against Cornell University. The Bombers are now 15–4 on the season.

Women’s club basketball team aims for nationals

By Matt Vander Plaat, Staff Writer February 14, 2018
The Ithaca College women's club basketball team is looking to earn its first automatic bid to the national tournament in six years.
Senior freestyle swimmer Nilza Costa uses weights as part of her circuit during  conditioning practice at 6:20 a.m. in the Athletics and Events Center weight room.

Early morning practices can impact sleep and academics

By Alyssa Curtis, Staff Writer October 25, 2017
Members of varsity and club teams have mixed feelings about having practice between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Senior guard Sam Bevan attempts to drive past a defender Feb. 20 against Hartwick College in Ben Light Gymnasium.

A Day in the Life: A look into a senior’s game day preparation

By Reed Keller, Staff Writer February 23, 2016
A look into the game day activites of senior guard and captain Sam Bevan before his last game in a Bomber uniform.
Athletes voice discontent with volleyball program

Athletes voice discontent with volleyball program

By Jonathan Beck, Sports Editor November 17, 2015
Former and current players express their concerns toward longtime head coach Janet Donovan regarding the Ithaca College volleyball program.
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