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From left, sophomore distance runner Kyla Eisman and junior thrower Lily Seyfert aim to lead the Ithaca College womens track and field team to another Liberty League championship.

Women’s track and field strives to reclaim conference glory

By Julia Wallace, Staff Writer November 7, 2023
As fall sports have started to come to an end, the Bombers have been getting a kick-start on their training for the 2023–24 indoor track and field season. After losing key athletes such as pentathlete Logan Bruce ’23 and pole vaulter Megan Matheny ’23, the team must adjust to the new team dynamic. 
From left, senior distance runner Ava Fowler and graduate student pentathlete Logan Bruce of the Ithaca College womens track and field team are gearing up for the outdoor spring season.

Women’s track and field team hurdles expectations

By Himadri Seth, Contributing Writer March 1, 2023
The Ithaca College women's track and field team is gearing up for another exciting season of competition this spring.
Graduate student pentathlete Logan Bruce competes in the 60-meter hurdles Jan. 21. At the Ithaca Invitational on Feb. 4 and 5, Bruce broke an 11-year-old program record in the pentathlon.

Pentathlete lands atop D-III with program record score

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor February 7, 2023
At the Bomber Invitational on Feb. 4 and 5, graduate student Logan Bruce highlighted the second day of competition after setting a new school record in the pentathlon. 
From left, senior pole vaulter Sara Altonen and senior long jumper Sara Brown, members of the Ithaca College womens track and field team. The team is looking for a 15th consecutive conference title.

Women’s track and field team launching toward another conference title

By Lucas Jafet, Staff Writer November 9, 2022
Following a triumphant Spring 2022 outdoor season where the Ithaca College women’s track and field team finished 28th in the country, the Bombers are ready to resume competition.
From left, senior Cara Volpe and graduate student Megan Yawman from Ithaca College drive against junior Olivia Middleton and senior Ava McCann from St. Lawrence University on Feb. 27.

IC jumps 30 spots in Learfield Directors’ Cup standings

By Dean Gutic, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Ithaca College sat at 44th in Division III after Fall 2021 in the Learfield Directors' Cup, but vaulted to the 14th spot thanks to strong winter performances.
From left, senior Meghan Matheny and graduate student Ava Lowell. Matheny and Lowell were two of four Ithaca College athletes to win individual national titles for the swimming and diving team and track and field teams this season.

Four Ithaca College student-athletes win national titles

By Aidan Charde, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2022
A total of four Ithaca College athletes won national titles over the past week, garnering two individual NCAA championships each for the Bombers’ track and field and swimming and diving programs. 
From left, juniors Karalyn Pawcio and Martha Kemp-Neilson compete in the womens swimming and diving and womens track and field Liberty League Championships, respectively.

Ithaca College programs reach top of the Liberty League

By Tobiah Zboray March 10, 2022
Two Ithaca College athletics programs reached the top of the conference, posting Liberty League Championships for the college’s women’s swimming and diving and women’s track and field teams.
From left, senior Katelyn Hutchison and graduate student Ari Bernard will look to help bring the Ithaca College women’s track and field team a national title. The team is coming off a fourth-place finish at last year’s NCAA outdoor championships.

Women’s track and field team sprints toward a championship

By Inbaayini Anbarasan, Contributing Writer March 3, 2022
Following a fourth-place finish at last year’s NCAA outdoor championships, the Ithaca College women’s track and field team is looking to eager to return to the national championships.
From left, seniors Meghan Matheny and Logan Bruce are prepared to win national titles this indoor season for the womens track and field team.

Women’s track and field team to build off outdoor success

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor November 10, 2021
After a successful Spring 2021 season that saw the Bombers win national championships in three different events, the Ithaca College women’s track and field team is returning to action.
Junior Katelyn Hutchison is eighth in the nation in the 400 meter event.

Women’s track and field team reaches second in national rankings

By Aidan Charde, Staff writer April 28, 2021
After ending the 2020 indoor season ranked No. 2 in the country, the Ithaca College women’s track and field team is back in the top 10 for the outdoor season.
From left: sophomore Madison Martinez, junior Katelyn Hutchison, freshman Katarina Gomez, freshman Pearl Hettich and sophomore Katharine Downey race in the 400-meter dash.

Track and field teams host second intrasquad meet of the season

By Tommy Mumau, Staff Writer March 1, 2021
The Ithaca College men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams held their second intrasquad meet of the season Feb. 27 in Glazer Arena.
From left to right, lacrosse players freshman Cate Evanko, senior Alexa Ritchie, freshman Lexi Kellish and junior Mallory Chamberlain practice Feb. 5 at Higgins Stadium.

Bombers are back after almost a year of no competition

By Arla Davis, Sports editor February 11, 2021
With sports finally returning after almost a year away, athletes are adding new elements to their routines: masks, practice pods and COVID-19 tests. 
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