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Junior defense Kaitlyn Russell rushes past a pursuing Herons senior attack Emily Griffin on April 10. This was the first win for the Bombers against the Herons since 2021.

Bombers throttle No. 2 Herons in revenge game with statement victory

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer April 10, 2024
It was definitely a great day to be a Bomber as the No. 18 ranked Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team absolutely crushed the current No. 2 ranked team in the country, the William Smith College Herons, in a decisive 16–3 victory.
from left, sophomore Bryce Williston, junior James Ross, junior Griffin Hunt, senior Wesley Hoglin, first-year student Nolyn Boswell and first-year student Max Detzer of the first varsity eight row alongside Hobart College.

Rowing surges into the spring season at the Cayuga Duels

By Billy Wood, Sports Editor March 30, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s and men’s rowing teams squared off with multiple New York state foes at the Cayuga Duels on March 30 at the Cayuga Inlet. 
From left, senior defender Maggie Mandel and senior goalkeeper Lexi Held are aiming to get a spot in the NCAA tournament and are preparing for a rematch in the Liberty League Championships.

Women’s lacrosse search for redemption with a veteran squad

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer February 29, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s lacrosse team has been vigorously preparing for their upcoming season and are ready to take another swing at the No. 3 William Smith College Herons, the defending Liberty League Champions that knocked them off a year ago.
From left, senior Emma Anderson and sophomore Samantha Gallagher will look to perform this season, as head coach Becky Robinson has her eyes set on the NCAA Division III Championship.

Women’s rowing looks to go on another championship ride

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer February 28, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s rowing team competed at the Head of the Charles Regatta on October 23, 2023, one of the most prestigious rowing events in the nation that attracts athletes of all ages and skill levels. 
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. 
Bombers graduate student guard June Dickson fights by a defender and drives left into the lane during the Bombers 66–59 loss Jan. 20.

Women’s basketball fails to keep up against Thoroughbreds

By Rory Mastine, Staff Writer January 21, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s basketball team dropped a close game to the Skidmore College Thoroughbreds on Jan. 20, losing by a final score of 66–59 and bringing a nine game winning streak to an end.
From left, Hobart sophomore defensive back Mekhi Rogers rushes senior wide receiver Ben Marinnacio as he drives downfield.

Bombers show up big in fall sports season

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor December 2, 2023
Ithaca College athletics wrapped up its fall season with many achievements under each squad's belt. Football, field hockey and sophomore Kyla Eisman of women's cross country made it into NCAA tournament play.
For the second year in a row, the Ithaca College volleyball team came out victorious in the Liberty League championship game on Nov. 11, sweeping the William Smith College Herons, 3–0, in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

Bombers win second straight Liberty League title in dominant fashion

By Farrell Hudson, Staff Writer November 13, 2023
The Ithaca College volleyball team clinched its second straight Liberty League championship on Nov. 11, sweeping the William Smith Herons for the second time this season, (25–17, 25–13, 25–22).
Senior midfielder Kiley Sullivan defends against an attack from Herons senior midfielder Sydney Foster during the Liberty League championship game against William Smith College on Nov. 5.

Field hockey falls to William Smith in Liberty League final

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor November 6, 2023
After a 60-minute defensive battle, the Ithaca College field hockey team fell, 1–0, to the reigning the William Smith College Herons in the Liberty League championship on Nov 5.
Junior goalkeeper Grace Hickey clears the ball upfield following a save. Hickey is currently leading the Liberty League with only six goals allowed as of Oct. 31.

Junior goalkeeper guides Bombers to defensive success

By David Schurter, Staff Writer November 2, 2023
The team boasts a strong defensive squad up the roster, but the leader of the defense has been junior goalkeeper Grace Hickey. So far this season, Hickey posts a 9–2–4 record and has only allowed six goals, adding 10 shutouts to her statistics.
From left, junior striker Natalie Descalso rushes upfield and aims to get past Hawks senior midfielder Morgan Woolley in the Bombers 2–1 overtime victory Oct. 10.

Field hockey shuts down SUNY New Paltz in overtime

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer October 14, 2023
The Ithaca College field hockey team earned a thrilling overtime win Oct. 10 over SUNY New Paltz.  
Womens soccer aims to repeat conference titles

Women’s soccer aims to repeat conference titles

By Jess Moskowitz, Contributing Writer August 31, 2023
On Nov. 6, 2022, the Ithaca College women's soccer team claimed the program's first Liberty League title. This season, the team is ready to solidify its conference champion status once again. 
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