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For the second year in a row, the Ithaca College volleyball team came out victorious in the Liberty League championship game on Nov. 11, sweeping the William Smith College Herons, 3–0, in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

Bombers win second straight Liberty League title in dominant fashion

By Farrell Hudson, Staff Writer November 13, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball team clinched its second straight Liberty League championship on Nov. 11, sweeping the William Smith Herons for the second time this season, (25–17, 25–13, 25–22).
Junior defensive specialist Ellie Benedict has taken part in the Ithaca College volleyball teams historic hot stretch. During the regular season, the team won 24 out of 25 sets in conference play.

Volleyball digs deep in historically dominant season

By David Schurter, Staff Writer November 8, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball program is in the midst of a historic dominant stretch. The team has compiled an overall record of 23–4, winning all eight matches against Liberty League opponents this season, including 24 of its 25 sets played. 
Junior defensive specialist Ellie Benedict prepares to receive a serve during the Bomber Invitational, a home-opening tournament hosted Sept. 15–16 in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

Volleyball invitationals highlight loaded match schedule

By John Baker, Contributing Writer October 3, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball team takes on a tall task every year, playing in several multi-header matchups against different teams; something atypical for other sports at the college.
Senior middle hitter Jamie Koopman prepares to serve during the Ithaca College volleyball teams 3–0 sweep over Susquehanna University.

Volleyball caps off home invitational with 3–0 victory

By Farrell Hudson, Contributing Writer September 18, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball team capped off the three-game slate Sept. 16 by sweeping the Susquehanna University River Hawks in three sets, 25–17, 25–19 and 25–18. The Bombers improved to a creditable 7–3 record after the win. 
From left, senior Grace Isaksen, first-year student Amanda Zweifler, sophomore Peyton Miller and senior Jennifer Pitts celebrate a point for the volleyball team.

Athletics victory song makes dreams come true

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor March 22, 2023
While “You Make My Dreams (Come True)” is far from a traditional victory song, Will Rothermel, former associate director of Athletics, said the energetic intro made it the perfect celebration song.
The Ithaca College volleyball team celebrates on the court after winning its first conference championship since 2016 with a five-set victory over Clarkson University on Nov. 5.

Volleyball comes out victorious over Clarkson for conference title

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer November 6, 2022
After defeating the Rochester Institute of Technology in the semifinal game, the Ithaca College volleyball team defeated Clarkson University 3–2 in an epic Liberty League championship match.
The Ithaca College volleyball team celebrates during its 3–0 victory over Bard College on Oct. 22.

Volleyball wins big over Bard College on senior day

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer October 23, 2022
The Ithaca College volleyball team wiped the floor with the Bard College Raptors for its senior day game Oct. 22 at the Ben Light Gymnasium, winning its last regular season home game.
From left, sophomore setter Peyton Miller and first-year student defensive specialist Amanda Zweifler prepare for a shot during the Ithaca College volleyball teams 3–0 win over Vassar College.

Volleyball keeps conference win streak alive with win over Vassar

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer October 23, 2022
The Ithaca College volleyball team improved its overall record to 19–4 following a 3–0 victory over the Brewers of Vassar College.
Junior outside hitter Alex Montgomery sets up for a spike during the Ithaca College volleyball teams 3–1 win over SUNY Cortland on Oct. 11.

Volleyball wins again after taking down SUNY Cortland

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer October 14, 2022
The Ithaca College volleyball team defeated the rival SUNY Cortland Red Dragons 3–1 Oct. 11, continuing its win streak and improving to 15–3 on the year.
The Ithaca College volleyball team extended its win streak to 11 straight after beating Union College 3–0 Oct. 8.

Volleyball keeps win streak alive with victory over Union

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer October 11, 2022
The Ithaca College volleyball team shutout Union College 3–0 at Ben Light Gymnasium on Oct. 8 for its 11th straight victory.
Sophomore outside hitter Samantha Klemm prepares to serve during the Ithaca College volleyball teams 3–0 sweep of RIT on Sept. 28.

Volleyball wins seventh straight with 3–0 sweep of RIT

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor September 30, 2022
The Ithaca College volleyball team led for nearly the entire match in a 3–0 sweep over the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers to open Liberty League play.
The Ithaca College volleyball team defeated the University of Scranton on Sept. 21, continuing its strong start to the season.

Volleyball wins over Scranton after dropping first set

By Emma Kersting September 23, 2022
The Ithaca College volleyball team defeated the University of Scranton Royals 3–1 at Ben Light Gymnasium on Sept. 21.
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