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Ithaca College Field Hockey is off to a 5-2 start on the fall 2022 season. Through those 7 contests, they have outscored their opponents 19–7 in part to the strong defensive showing from the Bombers

Field hockey team bolstered by stifling defense

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer September 28, 2022
The Bombers’ early season successes were led by a strong defensive line that has held their opponents to only seven goals allowed over the course of seven games.
Former field hockey player Meg Dowd 19 has been hired full time to work with Women Leaders in College Sports as the coordinator of marketing and digital media.

Q&A: Former field hockey player works to advance women in sports

By Arla Davis, Sports Editor September 28, 2020
Meg Dowd ’19 is following a long line of Ithaca College women to work with Women Leaders in College Sports.
Assistant field hockey coach Caitlin OBrien 16 demonstrates during practice. The Alumna is now in her third position with the team, going from player to trainer to coach.

New field hockey assistant coach discusses upcoming season

By Jack Murray, Assistant Sports Editor September 4, 2018
Assistant Sports Editor Jack Murray sits down with new volunteer assistant field hockey coach Caitlin O'Brien '16.
Head coach Tracey Houk walks off the field after the Bombers 2–0 win in the first round of the Empire 8 Championships on November, 6, 2015. She was the head coach for 21 years.

Ithaca College field hockey head coach announces retirement

By Caitie Ihrig, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2017
Ithaca College field hockey head coach Tracey Houk announced March 1 that she is retiring after 21 years in the position.
Senior Colleen Keegan-Twombley runs with the ball against the University of Rochester on Sept. 16, 2015, at Higgins Stadium. The team begins its season at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 against the University of Rochester.

Field Hockey team aims to regain momentum this season

By Reed Keller, Staff Writer August 24, 2016
The Ithaca College field hockey team fell to Stevens Institute of Technology 4–1 in the Empire 8 Championship game last season. Now, the Bombers are returning to the field aiming to take home the Empire 8 Championship again.
Assistant coach Maureen Ordung coaches the players through a drill during a field hockey practice Oct. 5 at Higgins Stadium. Ordung was hired on July 30 to coach the team.

Field hockey squad scoops up qualified assistant coach

By Katie Callahan, Contributing Writer October 5, 2015
Maureen Ordung was hired as the new assistant field hockey coach on July 30 to help coach the team, primarily the goalkeepers.
Freshman Shelby McDavid dives to save a ball during the field hockey teams practice Sept. 28 at Higgins Stadium. McDavid tried out for the backup goalie position during preseason.

Members of the field hockey team tried out for goalie position

By Akili Dorsey Bell, Contributing Writer September 28, 2015
The field hockey team held tryouts for the backup goalie position during preseason and freshman Shelby McDavid was chosen.
Junior Haley Kusak gets ready to serve the ball at a practice April 14, 2014, at the Athletics and Events Center.

South Hill squad attempts to stick around in playoffs

By Kristen Gowdy, Senior Writer August 27, 2015
The field hockey team is relying on experience and depth to get back to the Empire 8 Championship this season.
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