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Ithaca College Athletics released this mockup of Bertino Field at Butterfield Stadium after it receives its new artificial turf surface. The field, which has historically only been used by the football program, will also be usable by other varsity sports as well as intramurals and club sports, but will no longer include an outdoor track around it.

Artificial turf raises concerns about equity and injuries

By Aidan Charde and Elijah de Castro February 15, 2023
While Ithaca College has positioned planned renovations to Butterfield Stadium as an opportunity for the field to be used by more teams, the artificial surface may increase the risk for injuries.
Senior Katelyn Hutchison, sprinter for the Ithaca College womens track and field team, announced she is transferring to the University of Kentucky next season.

Senior sprinter announces decision to transfer to Division I

By Connor Glunt, Senior Writer April 13, 2022
Senior Katelyn Hutchison will don the Bombers’ blue and white one last time before transferring to the Division I level with the University of Kentucky.
Sophomore runner Zach Wachs is from Ardsley, New York, and he said he transferred to Ithaca College from the University of Kentucky so that he could be closer to his family.

Transfer runner races into Division III from Kentucky

By Connor Wood, Contributing Writer September 11, 2019
Sophomore runner Zach Wachs transferred to Ithaca College from Division I University of Kentucky to be closer to his family.
Junior Sam Shapiro and sophomore Danny Jagoe are among a strong group of returning runners for the mens cross-country team

Strong returners will be key for men’s cross-country team

By Tyler Evans, Staff Writer August 29, 2019
The men's cross-country team returns all five of its top finishers from last season's league championship.
Freshman wide receiver Will Gladney talks with wide receivers coach Reece Petty between drills during football practice April 23 at Higgins Stadium. Petty was hired by head coach Dan Swanstrom on April 13.

New wide receivers coach switches up his game

By Caitie Ihrig, Sports Editor April 26, 2017
Wide receivers coach Reece Petty changes up his game as he transitions from coach Division I to coaching Division III football.

The Hot Stove: Athletes’ pursuit of perfection flawed

By Steve Derderian, Columnist March 17, 2015
Columnist Steve Derderian argues that athletes should not seek out perfection through sport.
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