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In recent years, the track and field and softball programs at Ithaca College have developed partnerships with Cornell University athletics. During the 2023–2024 academic year, both the track and field team and the softball team competed against Cornell.

Athletic programs forge relationships across the hill with Cornell University

By Augustine Daudu, Staff Writer April 24, 2024
Ithaca College and Cornell University are not only united by location but also through sports. Over the decades, the track and field and softball programs of both Ithaca and Cornell have formed interdependent relationships that benefit both schools through facility usage and inter-division competition. 
Sophomore catcher Haley Petrucci zones in at the plate and waits for the pitch against the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers on April 12.

Bombers push undefeated Engineers to extras but fall in doubleheader

By Khari Bolden, Staff Writer April 13, 2024
Konstrinsky Field hosted what may have been The Ithaca College softball team’s biggest challenge of the season to date came on April 12, as the Bombers were swept in a doubleheader by the No. 18 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers by scores of 4–2 in 10 innings and 7–5 in nine. Despite the sweep, the pitching efforts of junior pitcher Anna Cornell were enough to make history on the Bombers’ ground.
The Ithaca College softball team break a huddle along the baseline during the teams doubleheader victories on March 26. Junior Anna Cornell pitched a no-hitter in game one.

Softball stonewalls Golden Flyers in dominant doubleheader victories

By Khari Bolden, Contributing Writer March 27, 2024
Kostrinsky Field saw a historic doubleheader on March 26 as the Ithaca College softball team mercy-ruled the Nazareth University Golden Flyers twice, winning by scores of 8–0 and 12–0 in five innings.
The Ithaca College baseball and softball teams take long road trips each season. Neither team will return to its home field until baseball returns March 22 and softball returns March 23.

Long journey from home: Baseball and softball start first few weeks on the road

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Investigative Editor March 6, 2024
Members of Ithaca College’s softball and baseball teams will have to wait a few weeks into the season to enjoy home-field advantage, but that will not stop players from making the most of the start of the season. 
From left, SUNY Geneseo senior third baseman Iris Kahris and first-year student shortstop Bella Nadzan cover third base as Ithaca College sophomore third baseman Sela Scheinman slides in.

Bombers post consecutive shutouts to sweep SUNY Geneseo

By Ryan Collins, Contributing Writer May 4, 2023
The Ithaca College softball team swept its double header against the SUNY Geneseo Knights on May 3 at Kostrinksy Field.
Senior infielder Julia Loffredo had two hits and a run batted in for the Bombers in the two-game series against Alfred University on April 12.

Softball team splits series against Alfred University

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
The Ithaca College softball team split a two-game series against the Alfred University Saxons in a doubleheader at Kostrinsky Field on April 12.
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