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Bombers senior midfielder Caroline Wise fights for the ball in a draw with Hornets senior midfielder Ainsley Buckner. Wise would finish the game with nine draw controls, contributing to the Bombers 18–6 victory.

Bombers advance to third round of NCAA tournament with dominant win over the Hornets

By Jonathan Falco, Staff Writer May 15, 2024
The No. 8 ranked Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team took care of business at home against No. 23 ranked Shenandoah University Hornets 18–6 on May 12 to advance to the third round of the NCAA tournament. 
From left, senior midfielder Molly Davis attempts to slow down driving sophomore attacker Lily Cody. The Bombers captured their first Liberty League championship in the 11–10 victory.

Bombers capture first Liberty League title in overtime thriller

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer May 5, 2024
Despite the rain, it was a phenomenal day at Higgins Stadium as the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team successfully completed its revenge tour and won its first Liberty League Championship against No. 7 William Smith in an 11–10 overtime win. 
Junior midfielder Juliana Esposito looks to pass the ball as multiple Engineer defenders surround her on May 3. The Bombers would go on to win 14–7 to advance to the Liberty League Championship.

Bombers advance to Liberty League Championship after dominating the Engineers

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer May 5, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team played in the Liberty League Semifinals against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on May 3 and are moving to the finals after handily defeating the Engineers 14–7.
Senior midfielder Caroline Wise chases towards a ground ball as Raptors graduate student defender Paige Gregg follows closely April 20 against the Bard College Raptors.

Bombers demolish the Raptors on senior day

By Ailley Magistro, Staff Writer April 21, 2024
There was celebration in Higgins Stadium as the Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team took  down the Bard College Raptors 19–1 to secure the Liberty League regular season championship on a sweet Senior Day April 20. This marks a crucial step in the Bombers’ chase for a Liberty League title.
Bombers sophomore attacker Lily Cody attempts to blitz past Engineers graduate student midfielder Megan Shay as junior midfielder Ella Graff trails Cody.

Bombers continue Liberty League supremacy in win over Engineers

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer April 13, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team took home yet another key Liberty League win on April 13 against the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers. The Bombers swept up the Engineers in a 20–5 win during one of the rainiest games they may have had yet this season.
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
Senior midfielder Caroline Wise runs after the ball while being chased by a Royals player. The Bombers ran away with a 13–9 victory after trailing in the first half.

Women’s lacrosse starts season strong with win over Royals

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer February 25, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team returned to Higgins Stadium Feb. 25 for the first game of their 2024 season. After a fierce competition against the University of Scranton Royals, the Bombers took home their first win after defeating the Royals 13–9 to give them a 1–0 start on the season. 
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