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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Ithaca College wrestling team has quietly strung together a streak of eight straight victories over the rival SUNY Cortland Red Dragons dating back to 2016. The Bombers and Red Dragons last meeting on Jan. 13 ended in a 43–2 Bombers victory.

Streak of dominance highlights wrestling’s rivalry with Cortland

By Jacob Infald, Staff Writer January 30, 2024
Every Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland student and alum knows about the historic Cortaca Jug football game that takes place every fall. However, the intense spectacle of the rivalry extends into other sports, including wrestling.
Sophomore Ryan Galka tenses up and yells during a 7–2 decision victory over Lions sophomore Chris Stavrou. The Bombers would drop the match 20–15.

Wrestling’s comeback falls short against No. 12 Lions

By Flynn Hynes, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2024
The Ithaca College wrestling team faced off against the No. 12 College of New Jersey Lions in a dual meet on Jan. 27 at Ben Light Gymnasium. It was a meet that came down to the last match with the Lions winning 20–15 over the Bombers.
From left, sophomore Isaias Torres and junior Winnie Pierre-Louis are each looking to take their games to the national level in the 2023–24 season.

Wrestling sees fresh faces in conference competition

By Jacob Infald, Contributing Writer November 9, 2023
The Ithaca College wrestling team is looking to build upon a second-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships and fight for another chance at a national title.
From left, junior midfielder Brianna Lennon, senior Julia OSullivan and sophomore attacker Maizy Veitch compete in their respective sports. The Ithaca College field hockey, gymnastics and womens lacrosse teams were among the 10 programs that received funding from this donation.

IC alumna donates over $600,000 to women’s sports

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor April 18, 2022
All Ithaca College women’s athletics programs are now endowed, after an anonymous alum donated over $600,000 to 10 women’s teams.

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.

Luke Broadwater 02 received the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting with The Baltimore Sun this past March.

Q&A: Former wrestler receives Pulitzer Prize among other awards

By Connor Glunt, Assistant Sports Editor September 6, 2020
Former wrestler Luke Broadwater '02 received several accolades for his reporting with The Baltimore Sun covering the former mayor of Baltimore’s financial connections to the UMMS.
Wrestling ends losing streak with win over Centenary

Wrestling ends losing streak with win over Centenary

By Will Gaglioti, Staff Writer January 28, 2019
The No. 6 ranked Ithaca College wrestling team defeated Centenary University on Jan. 26 in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
How IC Sports: No. 2-ranked wrestling with Ben Brisman

‘How IC Sports’: No. 2-ranked wrestling with Ben Brisman

November 21, 2018

In this week's episode of "How IC Sports,” hosts Cal Dymowski and Kaitlin Maniscalo are joined by junior wrestler Ben Brisman. The trio talk about his national championship, his diet, wrestling tactics...

Wrestler Jaison White competes for the Bombers in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Wrestling team looks for continued success in new region

By Will Gaglioti, Staff Writer February 8, 2018
The Ithaca College wrestling team finds itself in a new region this year and has earned the opportunity to host the regional tournament because of it.
Bombers dominate competition at Wesleyan Quad meet

Bombers dominate competition at Wesleyan Quad meet

By Will Gaglioti, Staff Writer February 5, 2018
The Ithaca College wrestling team swept the competition at the Wesleyan Quad meet taking down Wesleyan University, SUNY Oneonta and Williams College.
Wrestling competes in NYS Colligate Wrestling Championships

Wrestling competes in NYS Colligate Wrestling Championships

By Sevrin Lavenstein, Staff Writer November 21, 2017
The wrestling team placed fourth in the New York State Collegiate Wrestling Championships at Cornell University on Nov. 19.
Young talent on wrestling gives hope for national title

Young talent on wrestling gives hope for national title

By Cal Dymowski and Sevrin Lavenstein November 9, 2017
The Ithaca College wrestling team looks to use its young squad to help bring home an NCAA Championship.
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