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Junior defensive specialist Ellie Benedict prepares to receive a serve during the Bomber Invitational, a home-opening tournament hosted Sept. 15–16 in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

Volleyball invitationals highlight loaded match schedule

By John Baker, Contributing Writer October 3, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball team takes on a tall task every year, playing in several multi-header matchups against different teams; something atypical for other sports at the college.
The Ithaca College football team visited Lycoming College and hosted Susquehanna University for two joint preseason practices in preparation for the 2023 season.

Football takes on fresh faces in joint practice sessions

By Daniel King, Senior Writer September 19, 2023
Ithaca College welcomed Lycoming College and Susquehanna University to South Hill this summer, not for a game but for a joint practice.
Senior middle hitter Jamie Koopman prepares to serve during the Ithaca College volleyball teams 3–0 sweep over Susquehanna University.

Volleyball caps off home invitational with 3–0 victory

By Farrell Hudson, Contributing Writer September 18, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball team capped off the three-game slate Sept. 16 by sweeping the Susquehanna University River Hawks in three sets, 25–17, 25–19 and 25–18. The Bombers improved to a creditable 7–3 record after the win. 

Volleyball bounces back with victory over SUNY Geneseo

By Farrell Hudson, Contributing Writer September 17, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball team got back to their winning ways against non-conference opponent SUNY Geneseo Sept. 16, emerging victorious in the fifth and final set following an arduous seesaw battle. 
Following the 2022–23 academic year, the Ithaca College athletic department initiated a string of new hires including five coaches and two administrators.

Major leadership turnover marks new chapter for athletics

By David Schurter, Staff Writer August 24, 2023

With a new academic year rolling around, a new athletic year begins. The 2023–24 year will mark a new chapter in Ithaca College athletics, with several new coaches and administrators taking over for...

Following the resignation Erienne Roberts and Chris Hayes ’16, Ithaca College announced the hirings of Tyler Heisey and Tom Rishcoff on June 13 and 15, respectively.

Athletics department initiates string of new hires

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor June 21, 2023
Following the resignation Erienne Roberts and Chris Hayes ’16, Ithaca College announced the hirings of Tyler Heisey and Tom Rishcoff on June 13 and 15, respectively.
The Bombers swept Wesleyan University 3–0 Sept. 7 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Volleyball sweeps both SUNY Geneseo and Wesleyan

By Shehanee Fernando, Contributing Writer September 8, 2018
The Ithaca College volleyball team swept SUNY Geneseo and Wesleyan University on Sept. 7 in Ben Light Gymnasium.
Freshman utility player Gabby Laccona swings the bat in the Bombers’ 9–1 win against Utica College at Kostrinsky Field on March 28.

Freshman softball player uses versatility to improve team

By Dani Pluchinsky, Assistant Sports Editor April 18, 2018
Freshman utility player Gabby Laccona has started in four different positions this season for the Ithaca College softball team.
Softball starts off season 4–2 at the Sunkissed Games

Softball starts off season 4–2 at the Sunkissed Games

By Matt Vander Plaat, Staff Writer March 15, 2018
The Ithaca College softball team kicked off its season at the Sunkissed Games in Kissimmee, Florida for the team's spring break trip.
Field hockey goes 1–1 at the Connie Harnum Classic

Field hockey goes 1–1 at the Connie Harnum Classic

By Cam Fuoti, Staff Writer September 6, 2017
The Ithaca College field hockey team traveled Susquehanna University to participate in the Connie Harnum Classic Sept. 2–3.
Field hockey looks for a new start with a new coach

Field hockey looks for a new start with a new coach

By Cam Fuoti, Staff Writer August 31, 2017
The field hockey team is looking for success in the Liberty League with a new coach guiding their way.
IC announces new field hockey coach for 2017 season

IC announces new field hockey coach for 2017 season

By Caitie Ihrig, Sports Editor April 23, 2017
Ithaca College announced on April 21 that Kaitlyn Skelley Wahila ’07, will become the new head field hockey coach for the upcoming 2017 season.
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