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From left, senior attackman Charlie Niebuhr and senior midfielder Kyle Savery. Going into their senior year, the two are emphasizing leadership and are welcoming in new head coach Tommy Pearce.

New faces add extra man advantage to men’s lacrosse

By Jacob Infald, Staff Writer February 29, 2024
With the 2024 season on the horizon, the Ithaca men’s lacrosse team has been preparing to enter a new era. After over 30 years at the helm, former head coach Jeff Long stepped down on June 1, 2023, and was replaced by Tommy Pearce.
Junior attackman Jack Pastore carries the ball in his stick with several defenders trailing behind. The Bombers secured a 12–10 victory in the late stages of the game against the St. John Fisher University Cardinals.

Bombers open up season with victory over Cardinals

By Rory Mastine, Staff Writer February 25, 2024
The Tommy Pearce era has officially arrived in South Hill, with the new head coach of the Ithaca Bombers men’s lacrosse team opening up the season with a 12–10 victory over the St. John Fisher Cardinals on Feb. 25. 
The Ithaca College football team visited Lycoming College and hosted Susquehanna University for two joint preseason practices in preparation for the 2023 season.

Football takes on fresh faces in joint practice sessions

By Daniel King, Senior Writer September 19, 2023
Ithaca College welcomed Lycoming College and Susquehanna University to South Hill this summer, not for a game but for a joint practice.
Senior defender Clare Sunderland celebrates during the Ithaca College womens soccer teams 5–0 victory over Mount Saint Mary College.

Women’s soccer blanks Knights in 5–0 shutout

By Jess Moskowitz, Contributing Writer September 7, 2023
The Ithaca College women's soccer team delivered another dominant performance at Carp Wood field on Sept. 6, completing a 5–0 victory against the Mount Saint Mary College Knights.
From left, graduate student midfielder Alex Leahy, senior midfielder Jack McCarthy, senior defenders Alex Cabeca and Brendan Lebitsch and junior midfielder Reefe Harrison celebrate after Cabecas game-winning goal in the 70th minute.

Men’s soccer earns first win of the season over Brockport

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer September 22, 2022
The Ithaca College men’s soccer team earned its first win of the season Sept. 16 with a 1–0 victory over the unbeaten SUNY Brockport Golden Eagles.
Junior Ryan LaForty, who has started 12 games at goalie for the Ithaca College men’s lacrosse team this season, warms up for a game against Nazareth College on March 23 at Higgins Stadium.

Junior goalkeeper makes the most of starting opportunity

By Aidan Charde, Assistant Sports Editor April 26, 2022
For nearly three years, junior Ryan LaForty, goalie for the Ithaca College men’s lacrosse team, did not start a game in the net, until a mid-game switch March 2.
Senior Jake Hall-Goldman and sophomore Jake Erickson are ready to lead the mens lacrosse team to the top of a competitive conference.

Men’s lacrosse team taking the season day-by-day

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor March 25, 2021
The Ithaca College men's lacrosse team is ready to assert themselves as a threat in the competitive Liberty League conference this season.
Wrestling finishes fourth overall at national championships

Wrestling finishes fourth overall at national championships

By Shehanee Fernando, Staff Writer March 14, 2019
The Ithaca College Wrestling team finished in fourth place as a team at the 2019 Division III Wrestling National Championships in Roanoke, Virginia.
Mens lacrosse has strong showing in first win over Lycoming

Men’s lacrosse has strong showing in first win over Lycoming

By Jackson Lawrence, Staff Writer March 2, 2019
The Ithaca College men's lacrosse team defeated Lycoming College 17–3 in their season opener Feb. 27 in Higgins Stadium.
Freshman midfielder Connor Till gets ready to receive the ball against Lycoming College on Feb. 28 in Higgins Stadium.

Men’s Lacrosse wins first game of the season 17–8

By Ryan Lemay, Staff Writer March 2, 2018
The Ithaca College men's lacrosse won its first game of the season against Lycoming College 17–8 on Feb. 28.
The mens lacrosse team circles around head coach Jeff Long as he goes over plays during practice on March 20 that would be ran during its game against SUNY Oneonta March 21.

IC men’s lacrosse head coach celebrates milestone

By James Murphy, Staff Writer March 22, 2017
Head men's lacrosse coach Jeff Long has been coaching the Bombers for the past 30 years and achieved his 300th win the first game of the 2017 season.
Senior midfielder Grant Osadchey blocks Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute junior midfielder Oliver Kaija in the Bombers 14–9 win on March 5 at Higgins Stadium. Osadchey picked up two ground balls and won four face-offs.

IC men’s lacrosse opens season with big victory over Lycoming

By Cal Dymowski, Staff Writer March 1, 2017
The nationally-ranked Ithaca College men’s lacrosse team opened up its 2017 campaign March 1 with dominant 19–2 win on the road against Lycoming College.
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