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First-year student second baseman Elise Waddington follows through with her swing against the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons on April 23. Waddington contributed two RBIs in the second game.

Bombers narrowly defeat Red Dragons in back-to-back one-run doubleheaders

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 24, 2024
The two games played at Kostrinsky Field on April 23 could not have been any more different. However, both ended with the same result as the Ithaca College softball team earned two one-run victories against the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons by scores of 1–0 and 9–8, with the latter contest going to nine innings.
During the 2024 season, the Ithaca College baseball team has dealt with persistent weather delays. The South Hill Squad has played only three games on Freeman Field thus far, compared to the 10 originally scheduled.

Fielding the unpredictable: Ithaca College baseball’s continuous weather struggle

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Investigative Editor April 17, 2024
With upstate New York weather being as unpredictable as it is, the Ithaca College baseball team has had to make numerous adjustments this season to accommodate a weather-intolerant field. Freeman Field is a natural dirt and grass field, not a synthetic surface, which means it cannot be plowed or played on while wet.
The Ithaca College softball team surround junior pitcher Anna Cornell after another great pitching performance in the Bombers 8–0 victory against the Alfred University Saxons on April 9.

Bombers soar in game one, but suffer crushing defeat in second against the Saxons

By Khari Bolden, Contributing Writer April 10, 2024
It was a tale of two halves at Kostrinsky Field on April 9 as the Ithaca College softball team split its doubleheader with the Alfred University Saxons, winning the first game 8–0 but losing the second 11–0, both in six innings.
The Ithaca College softball team break a huddle along the baseline during the teams doubleheader victories on March 26. Junior Anna Cornell pitched a no-hitter in game one.

Softball stonewalls Golden Flyers in dominant doubleheader victories

By Khari Bolden, Contributing Writer March 27, 2024
Kostrinsky Field saw a historic doubleheader on March 26 as the Ithaca College softball team mercy-ruled the Nazareth University Golden Flyers twice, winning by scores of 8–0 and 12–0 in five innings.
The Ithaca College baseball and softball teams take long road trips each season. Neither team will return to its home field until baseball returns March 22 and softball returns March 23.

Long journey from home: Baseball and softball start first few weeks on the road

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Investigative Editor March 6, 2024
Members of Ithaca College’s softball and baseball teams will have to wait a few weeks into the season to enjoy home-field advantage, but that will not stop players from making the most of the start of the season. 
From left, SUNY Geneseo senior third baseman Iris Kahris and first-year student shortstop Bella Nadzan cover third base as Ithaca College sophomore third baseman Sela Scheinman slides in.

Bombers post consecutive shutouts to sweep SUNY Geneseo

By Ryan Collins, Contributing Writer May 4, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team swept its double header against the SUNY Geneseo Knights on May 3 at Kostrinksy Field.
First-year student catcher Haley Petrucci takes a swing in the Ithaca College softball teams doubleheader against Clarkson University.

Softball sweeps doubleheader against Clarkson

By Dean Gutic, Staff Writer April 29, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team won both games of its doubleheader against the Clarkson Golden Knights on April 27, walking off the first game 1–0 and winning the second 4–0 at Kostrinsky Field. 
From left, Unions sophomore catcher Nahnny Sobetzko attempts to tag sophomore first baseman Cynthia Ehrenfeld, who scored off of the run.

Softball strikes out Union in home doubleheader

By Aidan Charde and Ryan Collins April 16, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team won both games the first half of its doubleheader against the Union College Dutchwomen on April 15 on Kostrinsky Field.
From left, sophomores Bella Scolaro and Cynthia Ehrenfeld of the Ithaca College softball team take swings during The Hidden Opponent’s fundraiser Sept. 17.

The Hidden Opponent hosts home run derby fundraiser

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor September 20, 2022
The Ithaca College softball team might not be in action until Spring 2023, but it is already getting some practice in — and letting members of the campus community take some swings, too.
The Jannette Bonrouhi-Zakaim Memorial Alumni Run is the only home meet of the season for the Ithaca College men’s and women’s cross-country teams. At this year’s race, senior Danny Jagoe won the five kilometer race for the men with a time of 16:42.60, while Parley Hannan ‘20 won it for the women with a time of 18:03.00.

Runners reconnect at annual cross-country alumni run

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor September 7, 2022
For current athletes, alumni of all ages and their families, the Jannette Bonrouhi-Zakaim Memorial Alumni Run represents more than just a race.
From left, RIT junior catcher Alexis Smith and Ithaca College senior outfielder Daniella Mulvey in the Bombers sweep of the Tigers on April 29.

Softball sweeps RIT in last home series of regular season

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer May 3, 2022
The Ithaca College softball team played its final home series of the season against the Rochester Institute of Technology for a doubleheader Friday afternoon.
Junior infielder Allison DellOrto bunts during the Ithaca College softball teams doubleheader against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Kostrinsky Field on April 24.

Softball team splits doubleheader with RPI

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer April 27, 2022
The Bombers looked to continue their winning ways as they hosted a doubleheader against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Kostrinsky Field on April 24.
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