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Michael Toerper, new head coach and former defensive coordinator, celebrates an interception with junior defensive back Khiry Brown at the 61st annual Cortaca Jug game on Nov. 16, 2019.

Former IC defensive coordinator named new head coach of football program

By Aidan Charde and Tommy Mumau February 20, 2022
Michael Toerper has been selected as the next head coach of the Ithaca College football program. 
From left, sophomore Madison Martinez and senior Ariyahna Bernard are eyeing the top of the leaderboards in their events.

Women’s track and field primed for postseason success

By Daniel King, Contributing writer March 25, 2021
The Ithaca College women's track and field team is hungry to get back to competition and battle for a chance at the NCAA outdoor championships.
Senior Marissa Harris takes video for an Instagram story during the field hockey teams practice Sept. 15 in Higgins Stadium. Harris, a former member of the team, has been running its social media since 2018.

Social media showcases fun side of varsity sports

By Emily Adams and Lauren White September 26, 2019
Many varsity athletic teams at Ithaca College engage with their social media followers on Twitter or Instagram pages for promotion and recruitment.
From left, freshman Britney Swarthout passes the baton to sophomore Sophia Feuer during a track and field practice Nov. 5 at Butterfield Stadium.

Women’s indoor track and field takes strides to continue success

By Lauren Murray, Contributing Writer November 11, 2015
The women's track and field squad look to continue its success from last year after capturing its eighth Empire 8 Championship title.
Junior attack Ally Runyon battles three Nazareth College defenders in the women’s lacrosse team’s 16–6 victory over the Golden Flyers on April 11. Runyon scored three goals in the game.

Roundups: 4/8 – 4/14

By Ithacan Sports Staff, The Ithacan April 15, 2015
The Ithacan sports staff recaps all the Bomber sports action from this week.
Sophomore Matt Foster leaps over the bar in the pole vault during the Bomber Quad on Feb. 20 at the Athletics and Events Center. Foster finished in fourth place with a height of 4.10 meters.

Roundups 2/18 – 2/24

By Ithacan Sports Staff, The Ithacan February 25, 2015
The Ithacan sports staff recaps all Bomber sports action from this week.
Sophomore Brianna Schontz executes a dive in the Dick Comanzo Diving Invitational Jan. 25 in the Athletics and Events Center. She placed sixth with a final score of 423.00 in the 3-meter dive.

Roundups 1/21 – 1/27

By Ithacan Staff, The Ithacan January 28, 2015
The Ithacan sports staff recaps all Bomber sports action from this week.
Ready to Launch: Bomber Winter Sports Preview

Ready to Launch: Bomber Winter Sports Preview

November 12, 2014
Bomber winter teams are gearing up for their respective seasons.
Freshman novice rower Tara Malone competes in the women’s crew team all-freshmen boat during the squad’s meet against St. Lawrence University and Skidmore College on April 12 on Cayuga Inlet.

Bomber Roundup 4/9 – 4/13

April 16, 2014
Miss any of the Bombers' action in the past week? No worries. We have you covered.
Junior sprinter Leigh Martino runs the 400-meter hurdles at Princeton University’s Sam Howell Invitational on April 6, 2013. Martino also competed in the heptathlon in 2013.

Junior captain returns to squad after repeating injuries

By Nick Marcatelli, Staff Writer March 19, 2014
Junior sprinter Leigh Martino overcomes multiple injuries to return to the track.
Senior defender Katie Long carries the ball up the field while three SUNY Geneseo players chase her in the women’s lacrosse game March 6 at Higgins Stadium. The Knights defeated the Bombers 10–7.

Bomber Roundup 3/5 – 3/15

March 19, 2014
A review of the Blue and Gold's games during spring break.
Sophomore all-around competitor Meghan Harrington flips through the air during her floor exercise routine at the gymnastics team’s meet against SUNY Cortland on March 1 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Bomber Roundup 2/28 – 3/2

March 5, 2014
A weekly recap of the latest Blue and Gold action.
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