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From left, junior captain Eliana Chelnick, senior captain Isabelle Bennett and new head coach Tom Rishcoff will look to lead the Bombers back to prominence after a 2023 season that saw the team finish with an 8–10 record.

Women’s tennis returns to the court with young squad

By Flynn Hynes, Assistant Sports Editor February 29, 2024
As the new season approaches, the Ithaca College women's tennis team prepares to embark on another year of competition with a revamped squad. 
Sophomore tennis player Taylor Crain prepares to return a hit during the Bombers 5–4 win over the William Smith College Herons.

Sophomore standout dominates Liberty League tennis

By Billy Wood, Staff Writer April 18, 2023
Sophomore tennis star Taylor Crain was a first-year student phenom last season, racking up a 14–6 singles record, 12–7 doubles record and taking home Liberty League Rookie of the Year.
Sophomore Kayla Shenk sends a hit back over the net in the Ithaca College womens tennis teams 5–4 win over the William Smith College Herons on April 12, 2023.

Women’s tennis scrapes by William Smith 5–4

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer April 16, 2023
On April 12, the Ithaca College women's tennis team faced the William Smith College Herons in a match that went until the last minute.
From left, sophomore Taylor Crain and senior Caroline Herz of the Ithaca College womens tennis team aim to compete for their first conference title in program history.

Women’s tennis team has big expectations with small roster

By Lucas Jafet, Staff Writer March 1, 2023
The Ithaca College women’s tennis team is gearing up for another run at the Liberty League title after it lost to Vassar College in the semifinals last season.
Graduate student Minos Stavrakas is originally from Athens, Greece, and is currently in his sixth year competing with the Ithaca College mens tennis team.

Ithaca College tennis programs find success in recruiting

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
When not playing on the courts, the Ithaca College men’s and women’s tennis teams look for an edge in getting high school athletes to commit to the program.
From left, junior midfielder Brianna Lennon, senior Julia OSullivan and sophomore attacker Maizy Veitch compete in their respective sports. The Ithaca College field hockey, gymnastics and womens lacrosse teams were among the 10 programs that received funding from this donation.

IC alumna donates over $600,000 to women’s sports

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor April 18, 2022
All Ithaca College women’s athletics programs are now endowed, after an anonymous alum donated over $600,000 to 10 women’s teams.
The Ithaca College mens and womens tennis teams were among five programs that traveled south to compete during the colleges spring break, March 12 and 20.

Ithaca College teams travel to compete during spring break

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer March 23, 2022
The Ithaca College tennis programs were in the midst of their annual spring break trip when the 2020 season was canceled, ending the trip before the Bombers competed in their final match of the week.
The womens tennis team will lean on Senior Sara Steinberg and sophomore Sara Sposito this spring season.

Women’s tennis vying NCAA bid with a bounce back year

By Jack Murray, Senior writer March 25, 2021
After feeling robbed of a comeback season last spring, the women's tennis team is ready to bounce back behind an improved group of sophomores.
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