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Junior defense Kaitlyn Russell rushes past a pursuing Herons senior attack Emily Griffin on April 10. This was the first win for the Bombers against the Herons since 2021.

Bombers throttle No. 2 Herons in revenge game with statement victory

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer April 10, 2024
It was definitely a great day to be a Bomber as the No. 18 ranked Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team absolutely crushed the current No. 2 ranked team in the country, the William Smith College Herons, in a decisive 16–3 victory.
Bombers senior attack/midfield Chloe Nordyke tracks the ball as Cardinals junior defense Jillian Genther trails behind in the Bombers 13–11 victory March 23.

Bombers brace the cold and secure a victory over the Cardinals

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer March 23, 2024
It was an ice cold afternoon on Higgins Field when the No. 21 Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team took on the No. 23 St. John Fisher University Cardinals in a tough, nail-biting 13–11 win
From left, senior defender Maggie Mandel and senior goalkeeper Lexi Held are aiming to get a spot in the NCAA tournament and are preparing for a rematch in the Liberty League Championships.

Women’s lacrosse search for redemption with a veteran squad

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer February 29, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team has been vigorously preparing for their upcoming season and are ready to take another swing at the No. 3 William Smith College Herons, the defending Liberty League Champions that knocked them off a year ago.
From left, sophomore defender Lauren Russell, senior goalkeeper Lexi Held, senior attacker Chloe Nordyke and head coach Karrie Moore pack donated non-perishables into the bed of a truck.

Trick or treating for the community: Women’s lacrosse gives back

By Billy Wood, Assistant Sports Editor November 2, 2023
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team set out into the night this Halloween, collecting canned food for a local community center and bringing their caring attitudes along the way. 
Karrie Moore, head coach of the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team, reached the 100-win milestone April 7 against Bard College. Moore is the second coach in program history to tally 100 career wins.

Women’s lacrosse coach earns 100th career victory

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff Writer April 12, 2023
Moore is just the second coach in program history to hit the 100-win mark, as Andrea Golden won 118 career games as head coach between 1981 and 1995.
From left, Wise dodges past Clarkson University first-year student midfielder/defender Ireland Morgia in the Bombers’ 15–10 victory over the Golden Knights on March 25.

Controlling the leaderboards: Junior shatters program record for draw controls

By Chris Sohl, Contributing Writer March 29, 2023
The previous record was held by Reid Simoncini ’19, who amassed an impressive 230 draw controls over 76 games. However, in only 28 games, Wise has notched an unbelievable 292 draw controls.
From left, senior goalkeeper Kayla Howley and junior midfielder Sydney Phillips of the Ithaca College womens lacrosse team aim to continue climbing the national ranks.

Women’s lacrosse shoots for first Liberty League title

By Chris Sohl, Contributing Writer March 1, 2023
The spring season of sports has begun, which means the return of the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team to Higgins Stadium. 
The women’s lacrosse team raised money for suicide prevention and Alzheimers awareness Sept. 10. The team split into two groups to be able to attend both of the walks, which were at the same time.

Women’s lacrosse walks to raise money for charity

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor September 13, 2022
As sophomore defender Kaitlyn Russell, a member of the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team, walked around Myers Park in Lansing, New York, she started to tear up.
Sophomore attacker Maizy Veitch drives past senior defender Emma Heffron and prepares to pass the ball during the Ithaca College womens lacrosse teams 23–3 victory over Bard College on April 8.

Sophomore class impacts IC women’s lacrosse team

By Rocco Di Maiolo, Staff Writer April 12, 2022
As the Ithaca College women's lacrosse team navigates this season after graduating a large senior class last year, the depth of young players on the roster has shined bright to start the season. 
From left, senior midfielder Megan Motkowski and graduate student midfielder Alexa Ritchie. The Ithaca College womens lacrosse team graduated nine athletes last year, but it still expects to be a contender.

Women’s lacrosse team set to compete for national championship

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor March 3, 2022
After a dominant 2021 season for the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team, the Bombers entered the upcoming campaign ranked as one of the top squads in the nation with championship aspirations.
Senior midfielder Jacqui Hallack is wrapping up her best season as a Bomber to cap off her college career.

Senior women’s lacrosse player shoots for success

By Devan Adegbile, Staff writer May 6, 2021
When the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team had its 2020 spring season canceled, senior midfielder Jacqui Hallack’s strong work ethic did not let her take time off.
The womens lacrosse team is off to their best start in program history since 1983.

Women’s lacrosse team climbs national rankings

By Emma Kersting, Staff writer April 14, 2021
The women's lacrosse team have gotten off to a 7–0 start and have jumped from 15th to 7th in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association poll.
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