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Senior Logan Ninos has suffered nine concussions and was told by his doctor to stop wrestling. He has remained a team captain, but has transitioned to an assistant coach for the team.

Senior wrestler transitions from top performer to assistant coach

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor November 11, 2021
Senior wrestling captain Logan Ninos will not compete again after doctors advised him to stop wrestling due to multiple concussions.
Victoria Garrick graduated from University of Southern California in 2018 and has given speeches about mental health and body-image advocacy on campuses across the country.

Mental health advocate talks to IC athletes, coaches and staff

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant sports editor September 15, 2021
The Ithaca College Student-Athlete Advisory Council gave each of the college’s sports teams the opportunity to meet with Victoria Garrick, to discuss the importance of mental health.
Carlos Toribio ‘18 and Tim Conners ‘17 practice before they begin their journey riding the Northern Tier Bike Route from Washington to Maine on June 6.

Alumni set out to tandem bike over 4,000 miles for charity

By Emma Kersting, Contributing Writer April 7, 2021
Two Ithaca College alumni will be biking nearly 4,000 miles across the country starting in June to raise money and awareness for those with life-threatening illnesses and disabilities. 
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. 
Rising junior Eze Chukwuezi (left) and Parley Hannan 20 (right) earned All-American honors in wrestling and indoor track and field despite their national championships being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

30 Bombers earn All-American status despite coronavirus cancellations

By Dani Pluchinsky, Senior Writer July 12, 2020
Several coaches associations have altered their normal All-American criteria to honor all student-athletes whose national championships were canceled.
Sophomore Eze Chukwuezi works to take down his opponent in the NCAA Mideast Regionals on March 1.

Sophomore wrestler discusses road to national championship

By Arla Davis March 4, 2020
Sophomore Eze Chukwuezi discusses the 2020 NCAA Mideast Regionals and how the Bombers are preparing for the national championship.
The Ithaca College wrestling team hosted several teams for the 35th Ithaca College Invitational on Nov. 2 in Glazer Arena.

Wrestling has strong showing at Ithaca College Invitational

By Connor Wood, Staff Writer November 12, 2019
The Ithaca College wrestling team had a strong showing at their first meet of the season, the 35th annual Ithaca College Invitational, on Nov. 2.
 Junior Tito Colom faces off against Wilkes University sophomore Dylan OConnor during a meet on Feb. 8 in Ben Light Gymnasium. Colom won the match 13–4.

Wrestling defeats Wilkes to continue six-meet win streak

By Mikayla Rovenolt, Staff Writer February 12, 2019
The Ithaca College wrestling team defeated Wilkes University on Feb. 8 in Ben Light Gymnasium to continue their six-meet win streak.
Wrestling competes at Journeyman Collegiate Classic

Wrestling competes at Journeyman Collegiate Classic

By Shehanee Fernando, Staff Writer November 12, 2018
The Ithaca College wrestling team competed at the Journeyman Collegiate Classic held in Schenectady, New York.
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