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The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


Junior pitcher Laura Quicker delivers a pitch in relief of Sam Bender ’14 during the softball team’s 6–5 win against King’s College April 17, 2013, in the first game of the Bombers’ doubleheader.

Young softball squad rebuilds after graduating ace pitcher

By Matt Rottler, Contributing Writer March 24, 2015
The softball pitching staff looks to hold its own this season after losing ace pitcher Sam Bender '14.
The softball teams starting lineup.

Softball team looks to returners to continue winning ways

By Vinica Weiss, Staff Writer February 25, 2015
After losing Sam Bender '14, the softball squad will lean on their core veteran players to succeed this season.

The Hot Stove: Reinstate the IC vs. Cornell rivalry

By Steve Derderian, Columnist February 10, 2015
Columnist Steve Derderian believes the athletic rivalry between Ithaca College and Cornell University is beneficial for both schools.
From left, Utica College junior defender Patricia Kane tries to steal the ball from sophomore midfielder  Riley Marion during the Bombers’ 15–0 win against the Pioneers on April 24 at Higgins Stadium.

Bomber Roundup 4/23 — 4/28

April 29, 2014
A wrap-up of the latest games from the past week.
Senior defender Katie Long carries the ball up the field while three SUNY Geneseo players chase her in the women’s lacrosse game March 6 at Higgins Stadium. The Knights defeated the Bombers 10–7.

Bomber Roundup 3/5 – 3/15

March 19, 2014
A review of the Blue and Gold's games during spring break.

Softball: Blue and Gold win final two regular season games

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer May 2, 2012
Last season’s 2-1 loss to Keuka College was fresh in the minds of the softball team today as they defeated the Storm with 5-1 and 14-0 victories in Keuka Park, N.Y.

Softball: Capolongo’s grand slam helps Blue and Gold upset Cornell University

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer April 26, 2012
The last time the softball team (23—11 overall, 10—0 Empire 8) faced the Cornell University Big Red (20—21 overall, 11—5 Ivy League), they surrendered a walk-off grand slam in extra innings. This year, there was another game-winning grand slam, this time falling in favor of the Bombers.
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