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Ithaca College track and field and cross country hold annual alumni events multiple times per year. The upcoming Boston University Valentine Invitational on Feb. 9 will mark another event that will bring alumni and current athletes together.

Alumni outreach keeps track and field running

By Julia Wallace, Staff Writer February 8, 2024
Ithaca College prides itself on alumni relations years after a student graduates. The college hosts annual alumni weekends, invites alumni to speak to students about their field and successes, and provides a safe space where they are always welcome regardless of how long it has been since they have been students. Following in this spirit, the men’s and women’s track and field teams have gone to impressive lengths to harbor a strong tie between their current and previous athletes. 
Sophomore Jalen Leonard-Osbourne is on both the the colleges football and track and field teams. He set the program record for the 60-meter dash March 6.

Dual sport athlete excels for football and track and field teams

By Ryan Medeiros, Contributing writer September 30, 2021
In addition to playing for the Ithaca College football team, sophomore Jalen Leonard-Osbourne is also a sprinter on the track and field team.
Track and field competes in multiple competitions

Track and field competes in multiple competitions

By Andrew Sullivan, Staff Writer May 3, 2017
Men's and women's track and field teams competed in multiple competitions throughout April 27 and May 1.
Senior Natalie Meyer competing in the high jump April 25 at Cornell University. Meyer placed fourth in the event with a height of 1.55 meters.

Track and field competes at annual Tuesday Meet

By Samantha Cavalli, Assistant Sports Editor April 28, 2017
The men's and women's track and field teams competed April 25 in the team's annual Tuesday Meet held at Cornell University.
Track and field competes in Pennsylvania April 13-15

Track and field competes in Pennsylvania April 13-15

By Andrew Sullivan, Staff Writer April 16, 2017
The men's and women's track and field team competed April 13-15 throughout the state of Pennsylvania at various meets.

Track and field competes at Tuesday Meet

By Lauren Murray, Assistant Sports Editor April 27, 2016
The Ithaca College track and field teams competed in their only home meet of the season April 26.
Freshman Alex Arika competes in the triple jump April 23 at the Empire 8 Championship. He placed third with a jump of 12.9 meters.

Track and Field teams dominate Empire 8 Championship

By Jeb Biggart, Contributing Writer April 24, 2016
The women's track and field team placed first at the Empire 8 Championship on April 23 while the men placed second.
Senior DeMarquis Malone soars onto the sands during the triple jump event at the 2015 New York State Collegiate Track Conference Championship. Malone ranks 33rd in the nation in the event.

High Riser: Senior De’ Marquis Malone leaps over obstacles

By Lauren Murray, Staff Writer March 2, 2016
Senior De' Marquis Malone overcame the death of his father to become a nationally ranked jumper for the men's track and field team this indoor season.
Sophomore Megan Tinklepaugh competes in the 60-meter hurdles during the Bomber Invitational and Multi Feb. 6. She placed 16th with a time of 10.21 seconds.

Track and Field competes in Bomber Invitational and Multi

By Tatiana Garvin, Contributing Writer February 9, 2016
The men's and women's track and field teams hosted the Bomber Invitational and Multi Feb. 6 through Feb. 7.
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