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Bombers sophomore Konrad Parker pins Cardinals junior Ciaran Edwards in the first period of the Bombers match with Wesleyan University on Feb. 3.

Wrestling shows strong performances in the Ithaca Quad

By Flynn Hynes, Assistant Sports Editor February 5, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s wrestling team competed in the Ithaca Quad on Feb. 3, dominating in all three matches in a pinning frenzy. Throughout the three matches, the Bombers racked up 14 wins by fall.
From left, assistant coach Eze Chukwuezi 23 and junior Xavier Pommells train together in the Glazer Arena. The Ithaca College wrestling teams coaching staff is made up entirely of program alumni.

In-house coaching staff keeps Bombers wrestling connected

By Jacob Infald, Contributing Writer December 1, 2023
When the Ithaca College wrestling team returned to campus this fall, the practice room was more crowded than normal. However, there is still familiarity in the room — on top of the new athletes, there are five new assistant coaches, four of whom were athletes on the team last season.
Sophomore Wenchard Pierre-Louis won his weight class to advance to the National Championship, one of four Bombers to qualify.

Four wrestlers punch their tickets to national tournament

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer March 1, 2023
The Ithaca College wrestling team took second place in the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional, hosting the two-day tournament Feb. 24 and 25 in the Glazer Arena. 
Junior track and field athlete Isabella Lambert said she has to find alternative training methods during winter break because it can be too cold outside to run.

Athletes look to stay warm during winter break

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
Before Ithaca College athletes settle into their holiday plans, they need to consider how they will stay in shape before their return to campus and keep the season from slipping away during a hiatus.
Delaware Valley University sophomore wrestler Greg Croce flips IC first-year student wrestler Brian Bienus at the Ithaca Invitational on Nov. 5.

Wrestling welcomes fans back with strong Ithaca Invitational showing

By Aidan Charde and Daniel King November 9, 2022
A raucous crowd gathered in the Glazer Arena on Nov. 4 and 5 to watch the first wrestling event hosted on campus that has allowed spectators since the 2019–20 season.
From left, senior Cara Volpe and graduate student Megan Yawman from Ithaca College drive against junior Olivia Middleton and senior Ava McCann from St. Lawrence University on Feb. 27.

IC jumps 30 spots in Learfield Directors’ Cup standings

By Dean Gutic, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Ithaca College sat at 44th in Division III after Fall 2021 in the Learfield Directors' Cup, but vaulted to the 14th spot thanks to strong winter performances.
Freshman Travis Jones runs takedown drills with freshman Luis Hernandez to get ready for Tri-meet against Oswego State and Jamestown Community College on Saturday Dec. 14 in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

Freshman wrestler takes down competition in first season

By Connor Wood December 11, 2019
Staff writer Connor Wood sat down with freshman Travis Jones to discuss his early success and goals with the Ithaca College wrestling team.
Wrestling wins rumble in Rumble & Tumble Meet at Cortland

Wrestling wins ‘rumble’ in Rumble & Tumble Meet at Cortland

By Shehanee Fernando, Staff Writer February 15, 2019
The Ithaca College men's wrestling team defeated SUNY Cortland at the 3rd Annual Rumble and Tumble Meet in Cortland.
Senior Ricky Gomez wrestles an opponent from Wilkes University during a home match in Ben Light Gymnasium on February 15th.

Winter sports update: Wrestling

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer February 21, 2013
Take a peek at what the Wrestling team is up to at this point in the season.
Then-freshman Dominick Giacolone takes position against a Centenary College opponent during the 2010 Ithaca Invitational in Ben Light Gymnasium. Giacolone has come back this season after suffering from a knee injury.

Wrestling team welcomes back Dominick Giacolone as postseason approaches

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer February 6, 2013
Wrestler Dominick Giacolone returns to the team after missing the end of last year with a knee injury
Senior Jules Doliscar goes in for a takedown during the season opening invitiational.

Wrestling team hits its stride in crucial month of February

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer January 31, 2013
Wrestling team always finds its stride in February, readying for NCAA competition

Wrestling: Upset wins help Bombers finish season on high note

By Christian Araos, Staff Writer February 17, 2012
Before tonight, Derek Brenon’s season had been far from ideal, but tonight may be the start of a turnaround for the senior.
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