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From left, Matthew Smith and Mary Mazzella, the new assistant coaches for the Ithaca College men’s and women’s basketball teams, are getting ready for the season.

Basketball teams announce hiring of new assistant coaches

By Inbaayini Anbarasan, Staff Writer August 24, 2022
Over the summer, the Ithaca College women’s and men’s basketball teams both recruited new assistant coaches, Mary Mazzella and Matthew Smith.
Junior forward Cassidy OMalley and senior Meghan Pickell high five during the Bombers game against the Rochester Institute of Technology. The Bombers fell to the Engineers 64–52

Women’s basketball loses to RIT in final home matchup

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor February 6, 2019
The Ithaca College women's basketball team suffered a 52–64 defeat against RIT on Feb. 5 in their final home game of the season.
Senior guard Annie Giannone is congratulated by assistant coach Mary Kate Tierny 14 after sinking a game-tying buzzer-beater from half court. The Bombers went on to win the game 72–66.

Women’s basketball wins Senior Day thriller against RPI

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor February 5, 2019
The Ithaca College women's basketball team defeated RPI on Senior Day behind a half-court buzzer-beater from Annie Giannone that forced overtime.
Lori and Gary Shields, their son, Michael, and dog Russell, travel from Clifton Park to watch their daughter, freshman Abby Shields, play softball.

Families build a community attending sporting events

By Casey Koenig, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
Families of Bomber athletes get to know each other by going to both home and away games and hosting the team when the team is on the road.
Junior guard Erin Woop dribbles down the court against Elmira College Feb. 7. Woop played for 22 minutes and had four rebounds. The Bombers won 68–60.

Women’s basketball defeats Elmira College in close fashion

By Colin Tessier, Staff Writer February 8, 2017
The women's basketball team defeated Elmira College 68–60. The Bombers increased their win streak to eight games and remain undefeated at home.
Sophomore guard Jordan Beers dribbles the ball Feb. 19 against Utica College. She led the team in scoring with 11 points.

Women’s basketball clinches spot in Empire 8 Championships

By Jaysha Patel, Contributing Writer February 20, 2016
The women's basketball team defeated Utica College 71–44 Feb. 19 in Ben Light Gymnasium.
Freshman guard Allie Tunick dribles the ball against Houghton College on Feb. 12 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Women’s basketball defeats Empire 8 foe Houghton College

By Reed Keller, Staff Writer February 13, 2016
The women's basketball team defeated Houghton College 72–42 Feb. 12.
Sophomore guard Allison Spaschak dribbles the ball during a high school basketball game. Number 11 has been in her family since 1984.

Behind the Numbers: Players detail their jersey numbers

By Danielle Allentuck and Lauren Murray February 3, 2016
Members of the women's basketball team explain why they picked their jersey numbers.

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to four games

By Nick Fustor, Staff Writer January 29, 2016
The women's basketball team picked up its fourth straight road win against Elmira College Jan. 27.
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