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Senior midfielder Caroline Wise runs and battles a University of Scranton defender in a 13–9 victory February 25. The Bombers stand atop the Liberty League with a 7–0 conference record.

Bombers continue Liberty League supremacy in win over Engineers

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer April 13, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team took home yet another key Liberty League win on April 13 against the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers. The Bombers swept up the Engineers in a 20–5 win during one of the rainiest games they may have had yet this season.
Senior Nicholas Luiz gears back as he gets ready to hit the ball. Luiz won both his doubles and singles match against the Red Dragons.

Men’s tennis makes easy work of Red Dragons

By Billy Wood, Sports Editor April 10, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s tennis team dominated and defeated the Oneonta College Red Dragons on April 8 at the Wheeler Tennis Courts.
The Ithaca College baseball and softball teams take long road trips each season. Neither team will return to its home field until baseball returns March 22 and softball returns March 23.

Long journey from home: Baseball and softball start first few weeks on the road

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Investigative Editor March 6, 2024
Members of Ithaca College’s softball and baseball teams will have to wait a few weeks into the season to enjoy home-field advantage, but that will not stop players from making the most of the start of the season. 
Senior Jacob Wachs prepares to hit the ball back to his opponent. The 2024 Ithaca College mens tennis season is under way with promising first-year students and new coaching staff.

Men’s tennis has big hopes this season with new faces

By Ben Hanan, Contributing Writer February 29, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s tennis team is gearing up for another spring after coming off a rough  2023 season where the Bombers maintained a 1–7 conference record and a 6–10 regular  record. Thankfully, a new face is trying to right the ship.
From left, junior captain Eliana Chelnick, senior captain Isabelle Bennett and new head coach Tom Rishcoff will look to lead the Bombers back to prominence after a 2023 season that saw the team finish with an 8–10 record.

Women’s tennis returns to the court with young squad

By Flynn Hynes, Assistant Sports Editor February 29, 2024
As the new season approaches, the Ithaca College women's tennis team prepares to embark on another year of competition with a revamped squad. 
Sophomore guard Cole Wissink gets ready to shoot a free-throw while trailing 34–26 deep into the first half in the Bombers senior day loss to Vassar College on Feb. 17.

Men’s basketball miss playoffs for first time since 2016-17 season with loss to Brewers

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer February 18, 2024
The Ithaca College men’s basketball team squared off against the Vassar College Brewers on Senior Day Feb. 17 at Ben Light Gymnasium. The Bombers fell 79-78 in the last minute of the game and gave their final goodbyes to senior guards Andrew Geschickter, Triston Wennersten, Noah Downing and Blake Haber.
Graduate student guard Camryn Coffey prepares to step up on defense in the Bombers senior day loss to Vassar College on Feb. 17.

Women’s basketball drops regular season finale to Brewers

By Rory Mastine, Staff Writer February 18, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s basketball team was defeated 66–59 by the Vassar College Brewers on Feb.17 in their final regular season game, snapping a five-game winning streak. 
Raptors sophomore guard Shirley Dong dribbles the ball up the court while junior guard Isabella Mittelman steps up on defense in the Bombers dominant victory on Feb. 16.

Women’s basketball throttles Raptors in dominant victory

By Rory Mastine, Staff Writer February 16, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s basketball team opened up its final weekend of the regular season by defeating the Bard College Raptors 91–36 on Feb. 16, improving to a 20–4 record for the season. 
From left, junior guard Logan Wendell drives into the lane from the right wing with Pioneers senior forward Damien Call trailing to his left in the Bombers 82–71 defeat Nov. 27.

Men’s basketball falls short against Pioneers

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer November 28, 2023
In its home opener, the Ithaca College men’s basketball team fell to the Utica University Pioneers 82–71 on Nov. 27 in Ben Light Gymnasium.
Graduate student midfielder Nicole Fortunato works to advance the ball upfield during the Bombers 3–0 win over Vassar College in the Liberty League semifinal game Nov. 3.

Field hockey advances to conference championship with win over Vassar

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor November 4, 2023
After a 2–1 victory Oct. 22 in Poughkeepsie, the Ithaca College field hockey team rematched the Vassar College Brewers in the Liberty League semifinal game on Nov. 3 at Higgins Stadium. The Bombers expanded on their previous one-point advantage, besting the Brewers in a dominant, 3–0, showing.
From left, Bombers graduate student defender Brendan Lebitsch winds up to send the ball downfield as sophomore defender Jack Walker and Engineers senior forward Kyle Osborne look on.

Men’s soccer’s second half surge leads to win over RPI

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer October 30, 2023
The Ithaca College men's soccer team faced the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers on Oct. 28 at Carp Wood Field. The Bombers secured a crucial 2–1 win to secure the No. 3 seed in the Liberty League and advance to the Liberty League Championships.
From left, RPI junior defender Hannah Krieg attempts to avoid sliding sophomore forward Kaelyn Fernandez.

Women’s soccer battles to standstill with Vassar

By Rory Mastine, Contributing Writer October 22, 2023
Despite a lack of offensive production, the Ithaca College women’s soccer looked sharp on defense as they finished their penultimate home match with a physical 0–0 draw against the Vassar College Brewers Oct. 21 at Carp Wood Field.
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