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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.
As a long distance runner, senior Patrick Bierach races in all three competition seasons including cross country and indoor and outdoor track. Runners often have less than a week of rest between seasons.

Distance runners battle with three-season strain

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer November 15, 2023
Unlike most athletes, long-distance runners often participate in three separate competition seasons throughout the academic year: cross country in the fall, indoor track in the winter and outdoor track in the spring. This rigorous schedule — usually with no more than a week off between racing periods — comes with a great responsibility to manage not only time and academics, but also stress and injury prevention.
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.
Womens cross-country competes in NCAA championships

Women’s cross-country competes in NCAA championships

By Caitie Ihrig, Sports Editor November 20, 2017
The women's cross country team placed ninth in the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross-Country Championships.
Members of the women’s cross-country team compete in the Jannette Bonrouhi-Zakiam Memorial Alumni Run on Sept. 2. The women are now ranked 21st in the country.

Women’s cross-country falls in Division III rankings

By Tyler Evans, Contributing Writer October 4, 2017
The women's cross-country team has dominated the rankings in Division III in the past, but with recent injuries, the team is looking to bounce back.
Cross-country runners qualify for NCAA Championship race

Cross-country runners qualify for NCAA Championship race

By Becky Mehorter, Staff Writer November 13, 2016
The women's cross-country team earned an at large bid for the NCAA DIII Championship. Senior Sean Phillips qualified individually as well.
Cross-Country teams compete at Hamilton College Invitational

Cross-Country teams compete at Hamilton College Invitational

By Andrew Sullivan, Staff Writer October 8, 2016
The women’s team finished in third place out of 11 teams with 81 points and the men’s team finished in sixth place out of 14 teams with 171 points.
Sophomore Savannah Brija and junior Karina Feitner placed first in its class at the Cayuga Sculling Sprints on Sept. 25 on the Cayuga Inlet.

Weekend preview: Fall sports reach midpoint of seasons

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer October 6, 2016
This weekend, the golf team finishes up its fall season and the women's tennis team has its last match before the Empire 8 Championship.
Sophomore Haley Kusak hits a forehand during the women’s tennis team’s matchup with Houghton College on Sept. 20. The Bombers won all nine matches and are 5–0 on the season.

Roundups 9/17 – 9/23

September 24, 2014
The Ithacan Staff covers this past week in Bomber sports action.
Senior co-captain Carly Graham runs during a practice this fall on the Ithaca College cross country course. Graham leads the 7th-ranked Bombers to the Atlantic Regionals this weekend.

Blue and Gold runners set sights on Atlantic Regionals meet

By Haley Costello, Staff Writer November 8, 2012
The Ithaca men's and women's cross country teams are preparing for the biggest race of their season so far: the NCAA Atlantic Regional meet.
Women’s cross country coach begins new chapter

Women’s cross country coach begins new chapter

By Haley Costello, Staff Writer September 4, 2012
Ithaca College's new women's cross country coach, Erin Dinan, is looking to create her own legacy as she takes over for program founder Bill 'Wally' Ware.
From left, senior captain Rachel Spirito runs alongside senior Annmarie Charno and sophomore Hannah Wright on the Ithaca College Cross Country Course last Thursday evening.

Women’s cross country searches for path back to NCAA Championships

By Nathan Bickell, Staff Writer August 30, 2012
New women's cross country head coach Erin Dinan has big shoes to fill as she tries to lead the Bombers back to the national championships.
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