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Sophomore 133 pound Isaias Torres qualified for All-American status at the NCCA Division III Wrestling Championships at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on March 15. The Bombers sent five wrestlers to the competition.

Wrestling caps off season with endings and new beginnings at nationals

By Jacob Infald, Staff Writer March 21, 2024
The Ithaca College wrestling team sent five competitors to the NCAA Division lll wrestling championships at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on March 15. The tournament capped off what was another successful season for the Bombers as they continued their tradition of excellence in the Division lll wrestling scene.
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.
Sophomore Ryan Galka tenses up and yells during a 7–2 decision victory over Lions sophomore Chris Stavrou. The Bombers would drop the match 20–15.

Wrestling’s comeback falls short against No. 12 Lions

By Flynn Hynes, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2024
The Ithaca College wrestling team faced off against the No. 12 College of New Jersey Lions in a dual meet on Jan. 27 at Ben Light Gymnasium. It was a meet that came down to the last match with the Lions winning 20–15 over the Bombers.
From left, sophomore Isaias Torres and junior Winnie Pierre-Louis are each looking to take their games to the national level in the 2023–24 season.

Wrestling sees fresh faces in conference competition

By Jacob Infald, Contributing Writer November 9, 2023
The Ithaca College wrestling team is looking to build upon a second-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships and fight for another chance at a national title.
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. 
From left, junior Travis Jones and senior Eze Chukwuezi will look to lead the Ithaca College wrestling team this season.

Wrestling team prepared to prove it’s a national title contender

By Connor Wood, Staff Writer November 10, 2021
The Ithaca College wrestling team opens the regular season ranked No. 14 in the country according to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III Coaches Preseason Rankings.
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