The goalies and defensive backs for the Ithaca College women’s soccer team have bolstered the Bombers to seven straight shutouts.
The 12th-ranked Ithaca College women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to six games to open the 2012 season with a 5-0 shutout against SUNY-Potsdam on Saturday afternoon.
The Ithaca College women’s soccer team came fast out of the gate and quickly discarded of Elmira College by a score of 6-0 in the Bombers’ home opener.
The Bombers have been scheduling difficult non-conference opponents in the beginning of the season for the past few years. These tough teams have helped the women’s soccer team prepare for the challenges of the Empire 8 Conference.
After missing the Bombers’ run to the 2011 Final Four, senior Megan Palladino and graduate student Megan Trager are recovered from knee injuries and ready to contribute once again.
The Ithaca College women’s soccer team scored three first-half goals and earned a weekend sweep with a 3-0 victory against Babson College on Saturday in Geneva, N.Y.
When the women’s soccer team played in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in more than a decade Friday, sophomore forward Ellyn Grant-Keane said she felt more pressure on her than she had the entire season.
Less than one month after earning an at-large bid to the NCAA playoffs, the women’s soccer team is among the final four teams competing for a national championship.
The women’s soccer team’s 2011 season nearly ended after it was upset in the semifinals of the Empire 8 Conference Tournament over the weekend, but the Bombers clinched an at-large bid to the NCAA playoffs.