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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.
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.
Sophomore Aaron Matthias prepares to throw the javelin during the Ithaca Tuesday Meet on April 22 at Butterfield Stadium. Matthias finished fifth overall in the event, as his best toss was 141.42 feet.

Bomber Roundup 4/16 – 4/22

April 23, 2014
The Ithacan Sports staff recaps the past week in Bombers sports.
Senior second baseman Julianne Vincent flips the ball to junior shortstop Francesca Busa during the softball teams doubleheaded wins against Stevens Institute of Technology on April 26 on Kostrinsky Field.

Softball team reclaims first place in E8 Conference

By Alexis Forde, Staff Writer April 20, 2014
The softball team recorded its ninth win in 11 games.
Freshman novice rower Tara Malone competes in the women’s crew team all-freshmen boat during the squad’s meet against St. Lawrence University and Skidmore College on April 12 on Cayuga Inlet.

Bomber Roundup 4/9 – 4/13

April 16, 2014
Miss any of the Bombers' action in the past week? No worries. We have you covered.
Senior attack Joe Perkins performs a spin move around a Houghton College defender in a game April 5 at Higgins Stadium. Perkins tallied five assists to help the Bombers defeat the Highlanders 19–0.

Bomber Roundup 4/2 – 4/8

April 9, 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.

Video: 1 on 1 – Sam Bender, Ithaca College softball

By Jaclyn Cataldi April 10, 2013
Junior softball player Sam Bender talks about her life as an IC Bomber. See everything the softball team has given Sam throughout her three years at Ithaca and how she feels about its dynamic.
Freshman pitcher Brooke Powers pitches the ball during practice March 3 in the A&E Center. Powers leads the team with 10 runs batted in this year.

Strong freshman class adds dimension to softball squad

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer April 2, 2013
Before the Bombers’ game against Husson College earlier this season, Head Coach Deb Pallozzi had a difficult decision to make. With a bevy of talented pitchers at her disposal, Pallozzi sent out freshman pitcher Allison Macari to the pitching circle. In her third game of her college career, she threw a complete game surrendering only…

Sophomore combo owns pitcher’s circle

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer May 2, 2012
During the spring season, there has been little question as to who will step up on the mound for the softball team.

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.
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