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Sophomore guard Zoraida Icabalceta locks up the Tigers sophomore guard Ansley Orwell on defense. The Bombers took the win 79–58, and will advance to the Liberty League semifinals against the Skidmore College Thoroughbreds.

Women’s basketball bounces back by defeating the Tigers to advance to the Liberty League semi-finals

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer February 21, 2024
The Ithaca College women's basketball team were victorious in the Liberty League quarterfinals contest, defeating the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers by a score of 78–59 on Feb. 20.
Senior guard Cara Volpe started all 29 games for the Bombers this season. Volpe averaged 9.2 points and 4.1 assists this season, helping the team to a 25–4 record.

Senior guard helps lead Ithaca College women’s basketball team

By David Schurter, Contributing Writer March 9, 2022
After a year of no basketball, senior guard Cara Volpe and the Ithaca College women’s basketball team made their return to the NCAA Division III tournament this season.
The Ithaca College womens basketball team lost 73–71 in overtime in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 against Springfield College on March 5.

IC women’s basketball team falls to Springfield College in NCAA Tournament

By Daniel King, Staff Writer March 7, 2022
The Ithaca College women’s basketball team fell to Springfield College at the buzzer in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 by a final score of 73–71 March 5 at Ben Light Gymnasium.
Junior forward Emily Dorn drives to the basket during the Ithaca College womens basketball teams 70–58 victory over St. Lawrence University on Feb. 27 at Ben Light Gymnasium.

Ithaca College women’s basketball team wins Liberty League title

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor February 28, 2022
The No. 23 Ithaca College women’s basketball team has won the 2022 Liberty League Championship. The Bombers defeated the St. Lawrence University Saints 70–58 Feb. 27 at Ben Light Gymnasium.
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.  
From left, senior Cara Volpe and graduate student Grace Cannon are looking to lead the womens basketball team to a third straight conference title.

Women’s basketball team ready to defend the conference title

By Dustin Terry, Contributing Writer November 10, 2021
It has been nearly two years since it has been on the court, but the Ithaca College women’s basketball team has its sights set on a “three-peat” as Liberty League champions.
From left, senior womens basketball players Lindsey Albertelli, Melissa Buxton and Cara Volpe live together off-campus at the teams house.

Women’s basketball players bond at off-campus team house

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff writer November 4, 2021
The women's basketball team does not only foster its connection in Ben Light Gymnasium — the team has bonded at the off-campus house where three of the team’s seniors live.
From left, Dan Raymond, head coach of the Ithaca College womens basketball team, and volunteer assistant coach Jim Mullins watch a practice in Mullins first season with the team.

Women’s basketball team adds former head coach to staff

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2021
Jim Mullins, longtime men’s basketball head coach, will make his return to the bench this winter, as a volunteer assistant coach on the staff of the women’s team.
The Ithaca College womens basketball team will play at Montclair State University Nov. 12, 2022 in order to be able to attend the 2022 Cortaca Jug game.

IC Basketball teams plan New York City trip for Cortaca 2022

By Tobiah Zboray, Contributing writer October 6, 2021
As the preparations begin for next year's Cortaca Jug football game at Yankee Stadium, the Ithaca College men’s and women’s basketball teams are looking to play games in the New York City
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