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From left, senior pole vaulter Matthew Weil and sophomore multi-eventer Noah McKibben. Weil aims for a personal best, while McKibben expands his skill set, competing in the 60m dash and 110m hurdles, as well as combined events for the first time.

Men’s track and field aims to vault over national competition

By Augustine Daudu, Staff Writer February 28, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s track and field team is readying itself for the outdoor track season following a 2023 season where the Bombers sent three runners to the NCAA outdoor track and field championships.
Freshman Moriah Byrd prepares to compete in the shot put event of the pentathlon.

Multi athletes mix it up across many events

By Dani Pluchinsky March 5, 2020
Athletes on Ithaca College's men's and women's track and field teams describe what it is like training for the pentathlon and heptathlon events.
Senior Rob Greenwald hurdles during a practice in Glazer Arena. Greenwald competes in the heptathlon during the indoor track season.

Men’s track and field aiming for Liberty League three-peat

By Andrew Gabriel, Staff Writer November 14, 2019
The Ithaca College men's track and field team is aiming to win its third straight Liberty League championship this season.
Freshman Meghan Matheny began working with pole vault assistant coach Matt Scheffler in eighth grade and continued to train with him through high school. She decided to attend Ithaca College largely so that Scheffler would remain her coach.

Freshman pole vaulter has Blue and Gold in her blood

By Mikayla Rovenolt, Staff Writer May 1, 2019
Freshman pole vaulter Meghan Matheny was born and raised 22 minutes from Ithaca College and still competes under her high school vault coach.
Sophomore thrower Brandy Smith shot puts in the women’s track and field team’s Tuesday Meet on April 22, 2014. She qualified for ECACs in the meet.

Carrying winter momentum key for women’s track and field

By Maddison Murnane, Contributing Writer February 25, 2015
The women's track and field team looks to continue its success after its eight-straight indoor E8 championship.

Pentathlete propels to first-place finish

By Rebecca Alpert, Staff Writer March 22, 2012
When senior pentathlete Emma Dewart stood atop the podium at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 10 in Grinnell, Iowa, she had achieved one of her personal best performances and etched herself into the women’s track team’s record books.
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