The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


Shira Evans 06 joined the Ithaca College athletic department as a sports nutrition consultant. Evans specializes in relative energy deficiency, disordered eating, eating disorder care and is the only sports nutrition consultant in the Liberty League.

Ithaca College puts emphasis on diet with new sports nutrition consultant

By Tess Ferguson, Senior Writer February 22, 2024
Although training and competition experience appear to be the most important role in becoming an elite athlete, it is the elements below the surface that truly allow athletes to excel. 

Winter Sports Preview Behind the Scenes

November 8, 2021

The design and photo teams of The Ithacan worked together to photograph all of the athletes that are going to be featured in this year's edition of the Winter Sports Preview.

How IC Sports - Womens Track & Field Juliann Terry

‘How IC Sports’ – Women’s Track & Field Juliann Terry

By The Ithacan, Kaitlin Maniscalo and Gabby Laccona April 15, 2021

The Ithacan · 'How IC Sports' - Women's Track & Field Juliann Terry This week, co-hosts Kaitlin Maniscalco and Gabby Laccona are taught how to pole vault by senior Juliann Terry from the Women's...

From left, sophomore Madison Martinez and senior Ariyahna Bernard are eyeing the top of the leaderboards in their events.

Women’s track and field primed for postseason success

By Daniel King, Contributing writer March 24, 2021
The Ithaca College women's track and field team is hungry to get back to competition and battle for a chance at the NCAA outdoor championships.
Freshman Matteo Ragusa pitches in a doubleheader against Elmira College on March 23 on Freeman Field. The Bombers won both games against the Eagles.

Athletic teams travel to compete for first time in a year

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor March 24, 2021
Spring athletics will look different this year compared to previous seasons, especially on the road.
From left: sophomore Madison Martinez, junior Katelyn Hutchison, freshman Katarina Gomez, freshman Pearl Hettich and sophomore Katharine Downey race in the 400-meter dash.

Track and field teams host second intrasquad meet of the season

By Tommy Mumau, Staff Writer March 1, 2021
The Ithaca College men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams held their second intrasquad meet of the season Feb. 27 in Glazer Arena.
Junior Daniel Monchek and sophomore Nathaniel Oczkowski compete in the 55-meter hurdles.

Track and field teams hold their first intrasquad scrimmages

By Arla Davis, Sports editor February 19, 2021
As the first team to return to competition at Ithaca College, the men's and women's indoor track and field teams held an intrasquad scrimmage on Feb. 13 and 14.
Senior Parley Hannan takes the lead against her competitors in a tri-meet against The College at Brockport and SUNY Oneonta in Glazer Arena.

Women’s track and field dominates in national rankings

By Tyler Evans February 11, 2020
The Bombers women’s track and field team competes against some of the best athletes in Division III in practice everyday.
Junior Ariyahna Bernard competes in shot put event on Feb. 2nd in the Athletics and Event Center.

Track and field teams dominate Bomber Invitational

By Tommy Mumau February 10, 2020
The nationally ranked No. 4 women’s team placed in the top-eight 34 times and No. 20 men’s team placed in the top-eight 26 times.
Junior pole vaulter Julia Nomberg works on technique with the help of pole vault coach Matt Scheffler.

Pole vault coach builds powerhouse program at college

By Dani Pluchinsky February 6, 2020
Matt Scheffler has coached several All-Americans since becoming the pole vaulting coach at Ithaca College.
Several members of the womens track and field team enjoy board games and snacks while bonding in upperclassmen housing during winter break.

Women’s track and field bonds in upperclassmen housing

By Lauren White January 22, 2020
Ithaca College's women's track and field team upholds its tradition of underclassmen staying in upperclassmen housing over winter break.
Graduate students Rachel Ford and Kathleen Oswald work with the womens track and field team to provide mental training techniques about goal setting, stress management, and competition preparation among other things.

Graduate students teach mental training skills to athletes

By Willy Wright, Staff Writer November 7, 2019
Graduate students concentrating in sports psychology work with varsity teams at Ithaca College to provide mental training techniques.
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