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The Ithaca College gymnastics team ranked fourth out of 84 teams in the WCGA academic rankings. The team achieved its highest ranking in school history.

Gymnasts earn national recognition for accomplishments off the mat

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff Writer September 6, 2023
During the 2023 season, the Ithaca College gymnastics team found great success, placing sixth at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championships, which made it their fourth consecutive year finishing in the top six. 
From left, seniors Zoe Kyriakopoulos and Nya Pauldon on the Ithaca College gymnastics team said the team is looking forward to the season after a strong performance last year from the first-year student class.

Gymnastics team vaults toward national success

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer November 9, 2022
Coming off an impressive season in which it placed fourth at the NCGA Championships hosted on South Hill, the Ithaca College gymnastics team is gearing up for another year of competition in the gym.
The National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championship was hosted at Ben Light Gymnasium on March 26. The Bombers set two program records during the meet, but ultimately finished in fourth place.

IC hosts National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championship

By Tobiah Zboray, Staff Writer March 30, 2022
The 2022 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championship was held at Ben Light Gymnasium March 26.
From left, junior Cameryn Nichols and senior Julia OSullivan are two of the leaders that the Ithaca College gymnastics team will turn to this winter.

Gymnastics team primed to start season strong with new-look squad

By Aidan Charde, Staff Writer November 10, 2021
Due to the cancellation of the National Championships in 2020 and the entire season in 2021, the Ithaca College gymnastics team looks very different than it did such a short time ago.
Courtney Christoforo chalks her hands before competing in the uneven bars in the Bombers first home meet of 2020.

Junior gymnast discusses preparation for nationals

By Willy Wright February 11, 2020
Willy Wright spoke with Christoforo about getting back to the national stage and how the team has performed throughout the start of the season. 
From left, sophomore Lauren Hansen and freshman Julia OSullivan apply chalk to their hands during practice Jan. 16.

Competing off-sequence: gymnastics begins competing in January

By Jack Murray, Sports Editor January 23, 2019
The Ithaca College gymnastics team does not start their season until January, while the other winter sports start their seasons in November.
Senior third baseman Ryan Henchey is ready for the throw at third base to try to tag out freshman outfielder Jake Hertz of the University of Rochester in the Bombers 12–11 win April 23. The Yellowjackets are apart of the Liberty League Conference.

Bombers will face new challenge in Liberty League Conference

By Caitie Ihrig, Sports Editor May 3, 2017
Starting in the Fall of 2017, Ithaca College will be leaving the Empire 8 Conference and enter into the Liberty League Conference.
Senior Megan Harrington competes on the uneven bars Feb. 28 at the Harriet Marranca Memorial Invitational. She placed 12th on the event with a score of 9.275.

Senior gymnast flips over insecurities to shine for Bombers

By Sarah Resman, Contributing Writer February 29, 2016
Senior Megan Harrington has made big improvements over the course of her four years on the gymnastics team.
Head coaches Mike Welch, football, and Rick Suddaby, gymnastics, stand side-by-side in front of the trophy case inside the Athletics and Events Center. They are both going to be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame during the 2015 ceremony on Sept. 25 along with six other alumni and two teams.

Two current coaches honored by the place they call home

By Kristen Gowdy, Senior Writer September 23, 2015
Mike Welch and Rick Suddaby along with six other alumni and two teams are going to be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame during the 2015 ceremony on Sept. 25.
Senior gymnast Chelsea Robie practices on the balance beam during a practice Feb. 11 in Hill Center. Robie averages 8.99 on the beam.

One last meet remains for 2013 Ithaca College gymnastics season

By Haley Costello, Staff Writer March 20, 2013
The mats have been broken down as the Hill Center and the gym have been emptied for the final time of the 2013 gymnastics season. The only thing that stands between the Bombers and the goodbyes to their teammates is one final meet March 22, the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships. The Bombers finished this…
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