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The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


Winter Sports Preview Behind the Scenes

November 8, 2021

The design and photo teams of The Ithacan worked together to photograph all of the athletes that are going to be featured in this year's edition of the Winter Sports Preview.

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.
Junior Daniel Monchek and sophomore Nathaniel Oczkowski compete in the 55-meter hurdles.

Track and field teams hold their first intrasquad scrimmages

By Arla Davis, Sports editor February 19, 2021
As the first team to return to competition at Ithaca College, the men's and women's indoor track and field teams held an intrasquad scrimmage on Feb. 13 and 14.
Junior Ariyahna Bernard competes in shot put event on Feb. 2nd in the Athletics and Event Center.

Track and field teams dominate Bomber Invitational

By Tommy Mumau February 10, 2020
The nationally ranked No. 4 women’s team placed in the top-eight 34 times and No. 20 men’s team placed in the top-eight 26 times.
Junior pole vaulter Julia Nomberg works on technique with the help of pole vault coach Matt Scheffler.

Pole vault coach builds powerhouse program at college

By Dani Pluchinsky February 6, 2020
Matt Scheffler has coached several All-Americans since becoming the pole vaulting coach at Ithaca College.
Freshman thrower Luke Tobia placed fourth in the weight throw at the Liberty League Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Freshman thrower discusses strong start to the season

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor March 27, 2019
Freshman thrower Luke Tobia sat down with Assistant Sports Editor Emily Adams to discuss his transition from football to track and the outdoor season.
Freshman Oadhan Lynch competes in the 1-mile run during the Bomber Invitational and Multi on Feb. 2 in Glazer Arena.

Track and field teams host Bomber Invitational and Multi

By Ariel Dowdy, Staff Writer February 5, 2019
The men's and women's track and field teams hosted the Bomber Invitation and Multi on Feb. 2 and 3 in Glazer Arena.
Freshman Joseph Nally competes in the pole vault in the Muhlenberg Invitational on April 1 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He placed third in the finals with a height of 4.42 meters.

Away meets impact Ithaca College track and field athletes

By Madison Bess, Staff Writer April 26, 2017
Only having one home meet, impacts school work and attending classes for the men's and women's track and field team.
Mens track and field chases Empire 8 Championship title

Men’s track and field chases Empire 8 Championship title

By Zoë Freer-Hessler, Staff Writer March 1, 2017
The men’s track and field team is looking to avenge its second-place finish at last year’s Outdoor Empire 8 Championship.
Sophomore Carolyn Nichols competes in the floor exercise at the Ithaca Tri-Meet in the Ben Light Gymnasium and earned a score of 9.575. The gymnastics team will compete next against SUNY Brockport at 1 p.m. on Feb. 4 in Brockport, New York.

Weekend preview: Seven teams prepare for weekend competition

By Matt Maloney, Staff Writer January 26, 2017
The Ithaca College winter varsity sport teams will continue their seasons this weekend. Both the men's and women's basketball teams will play at home.
Junior pole vaulter Daniel Drill goes over bar during the Ithaca Invitational Feb. 7 in the Athletics and Events Center.

Men’s indoor track and field seeks return to top at States

By Maddison Murnane, Staff Writer November 11, 2015
The men's track and field team hopes to have a successful run to States and the Empire 8 Conference Championship after placing second at both meets last season.
Junior thrower Christian Stremmel winds up to throw the discus during a practice April 13 at Butterfield Stadium.

Junior thrower plays two varsity sports

By Haley Costello, Staff Writer May 1, 2013
With early morning football training and late night track practices draining his energy and 30 hours of his week, junior fullback and thrower Christian Stremmel has overcome the challenges of being a two sport athlete to become the ideal contributor and athlete.   Offensive coordinator Ryan Heasley said Stremmel may not be the only two…
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