The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


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. 
Womens cross country races toward national podium

Women’s cross country races toward national podium

By Julia Wallace, Staff Writer September 1, 2023
After the exciting and emotional conclusion to the 2022 season, the Ithaca College women’s cross country team has continued its training and regrouped in preparation for the upcoming season.
The Intersection - A Conversation with Arla Davis and Emily Adams

‘The Intersection’ – A Conversation with Arla Davis and Emily Adams

By Frankie Walls, Frankie Walls April 8, 2021

The Ithacan · 'The Intersection' - A Conversation with Arla Davis and Emily Adams In this week's episode, host Frankie Walls sits down with former Track and Field sprinter and senior Emily Adams and...

Ithaca College softball team celebrates as senior Alex Wright and sophomore Gabby Laccona run into home plate after sophomore Hailey White hit a grand slam in a 7-0 win against Clarkson University on April 7, 2019.

Liberty League to resume conference competition this spring

By Arla Davis and Connor Glunt March 1, 2021
The Liberty League announced March 1 that there will be athletic competition this spring after canceling fall and winter sports for the 2020–21 academic year. 
Senior runner John Blake developed Achilles tendinitis in spring 2018 and took a leave of absence in the fall to preserve his eligibility. Blake will be competing with the mens cross-country team this season.

Back on Course: Senior runner took leave of absence to stay eligible

By Dani Pluchinsky, Staff Writer August 28, 2019
Senior runner John Blake took a leave of absence last fall to preserve his eligibility after he developed achilles tendinitis.
Elijah Rodriguez, a freshman wrestler
She’s using a HIVAMAT which sends electrical signals through body to break up plugs in lymphatic drains to reduce swelling.

Competing and Treating: Student-athletes thrive in athletic training program

By Audrey Gamble, Staff Writer March 7, 2019
Student-athletes in the athletic training program at Ithaca College must juggle their practice schedules with demanding clinical hours.
Track and field teams compete at Cornell despite weather

Track and field teams compete at Cornell despite weather

By Dani Pluchinsky, Staff Writer January 20, 2019
The men's and women's track and field teams raced at Cornell University's Upstate Challenge Jan. 20 after their home meet was cancelled.
Queen Strength, led by junior Au’Vonnie Dorsett, works to empower women through health and fitness. They meet every Friday at 3:15 p.m. in the Mondo Floor Gym in the Fitness Center.

Club focuses on women empowerment through health and fitness

By Emily Lussier, Contributing Writer March 31, 2018
Junior Au’Vonnie Dorsett said she missed having an outlet to exercise through and the sisterhood she experienced while being a part of a team.
How IC Sports: Junior distance runner John Blake

‘How IC Sports’: Junior distance runner John Blake

March 29, 2018

On this week’s episode of “How IC Sports,” Samantha Cavalli and Cal Dymowski sit down with junior distance runner John Blake to discuss his success, training methods, the ins and outs of running...

Graduate student Katherine Pitman pole-vaults at the Ithaca Bomber Invitational and Multi on Feb. 3 at the Athletics and Events Center.

Graduate student looks back on leadership role

By Matt Maloney, Staff Writer February 28, 2018
Graduate Student pole vaulter Katherine Pitman reflects on walking on to the women's track and field team after being cut from the gymnastics team.
Sophomore Daniel Harden-Marshall broke the Ithaca College records for the 400-meter dash and the 200-meter dash. Harden-Marshall was also a member of the record-breaking 4x400-meter relay team.

Sophomore sprinter speeds into the record books

By Jack Murray, Staff Writer February 27, 2018
Sophomore Daniel Harden-Marshall has broken three Ithaca College indoor track and field records so far this season.
Senior Denise Ibarra runs the 3000-meter race at the Marc Deneault Invitation on Feb. 17 at Cornell University.

WATCH: Senior makes strides with less intense training

By Dani Pluchinsky, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2018
Senior distance runner Denise Ibarra changed the way she trains over the summer and has seen a noticeable improvement in her final season.
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