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From left, junior Jack Lynch and senior Buzz Shirley will be key players for the baseball team this year.

Baseball team faces new challenges in 2020 season

By Noah Schwartz February 27, 2020
With the loss of several seniors and the addition of a brand-new head coach, the Ithaca College baseball program will face a number of new challenges.
Freshman middle Katie Evans goes in for a kill during the volleyball teams 3–0 win over Keuka College on Sept. 23 at Ben Light Gymnasium. The ninth consecutive win moves the Bombers to 13–1 overall on the season.

Volleyball victorious at home to move win streak to nine straight

By Katie Callahan, Contributing Writer September 25, 2015
The volleyball team defeated Keuka College 3–0 in a nonconference match Sept. 23 at Ben Light Gymnasium.
John Boccacino poses in his new office with the 2015 football team media guides as he was recently hired as the new associate director of athletic communications in August.

Boccacino brings diverse sport industry background to college

By Jonathan Beck, Sports Editor September 21, 2015
John Boccacino was recently hired as the new associate director of athletic communications in August.

Volleyball sweeps weekend series to improve to 12–1 on season

By Jake Ascoli, Contributing Writer September 20, 2015
The volleyball team beat both Ramapo College and SUNY Potsdam on Sept. 19.
Sophomore transfer Mackenzie Hinchliffe goes to kick the ball during a womens soccer practice Sept. 7, at Carp Wood Field.

Sophomore transfer gets adjusted to women’s soccer team

By Maddison Murnane, Staff Writer September 9, 2015
Sophomore Mackenzie Hinchliffe transferred from Stony Brook University to Ithaca this season.
Junior midfielder Aimee Chimera shoves a Keuka opponent out of the way during the teams 6–1 win over the Wolfpack on Sept. 1 at Carp Wood Field.

Women’s soccer team cruises to 6–1 victory in season opener

By Adam Brobst, Staff Writer September 1, 2015
The women's soccer team defeated Keuka College in its home opener at Carp Wood Field on Sept. 1.
Senior forward Kelsey King dribbles the ball in between two Farmingdale State College defenders during a match against the Rams Sept. 7, 2014, at Carp Wood Field.

Women’s soccer seeks to score the ultimate goal this season

By Maddison Murnane, Contributing Writer August 27, 2015
The women's soccer team aims to regain the top spot in the Empire 8 and make a run at the NCAA Tournament this season.
Senior captain Francesca Busa throws the ball toward first base to record an out during the  softball team’s 4–2 loss to Buffalo State College on April 26 at Kostrinsky Field in game two.

Roundups: 4/22 – 4/28

By Ithacan Sports Staff, The Ithacan April 29, 2015
The Ithacan sports staff recaps all the Bomber sports action from this week.
Sophomore Haley Kusak hits a forehand during the women’s tennis team’s matchup with Houghton College on Sept. 20. The Bombers won all nine matches and are 5–0 on the season.

Roundups 9/17 – 9/23

September 24, 2014
The Ithacan Staff covers this past week in Bomber sports action.
Members of the volleyball squad huddle together during the Bomber Invitational on Sept. 6 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Volleyball bounces back after tough loss to Keuka

By Mark Warren, Staff Writer October 2, 2013
After a tough weekday loss, the Bombers rally during weekend tournament.
From left, freshmen Kelly Robichaud and Brooke Powers head for home plate in a 6-5 win against non-conference opponent Kings College.

Softball out of Empire 8 tourney for first time

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer May 1, 2013
Early on this season, the softball team set a goal to defend its Empire 8 Championship title. Now, that goal has been snuffed before the conference tournament has even begun. For the first time in conference history, the Bombers have not finished with the best record. This will be their first absence from the tournament…
Assistant goalkeepers coach Mike Meskill also works the “graveyard shift” as a Cornell University police officer from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Goalie coach Meskill moonlights as campus cop

By Danielle D'Avanzo, Senior Writer October 3, 2012
Ithaca College assistant goalkeepers coach Mike Meskill also works as a Cornell University police officer during the "graveyard shift."
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