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MEN’S HOCKEY

Engineers fall to St. Lawrence in quarters

After defeating Clarkson University in three games in the opening round of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament, Rensselaer set its sights on the St. Lawrence University Saints. Just two weeks prior, RPI defeated St. Lawrence 4-3 behind the great … Continue reading

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MEN’S LACROSSE

Rensselaer dominant against Camels

FRESHMAN MIDFIELDER LANE MEYER MOVES into the Connecticut College zone with the ball. The Engineers defeated the Camels 17-3 at East Campus Stadium last Wednesday.

Last Wednesday, Rensselaer men’s lacrosse dominated the Connecticut College Camels at East Campus Stadium. After Camels attacker Barton Briggs scored to put Connecticut College up 1-0 five minutes into the first quarter, the Engineers scored 12 unanswered goals to put … Continue reading

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MEN’S HOCKEY

Engineers oust Clarkson in ECAC playoffs

JUNIOR FORWARD MILOS BUBELA SKATES through the defense in a game against Bentley University. Last weekend, the Engineers won their ECAC opening round playoff series against Clarkson.

After men’s hockey fell flat in game two of its best-of-three series at Clarkson University, they faced elimination in the series finale. Their response? Three goals in the first period to put the Golden Knights away early. Friday night, the … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Rensselaer wins in cold home opener

GRADUATE MIDFIELDER MEG COLITZ PASSES two Red Dragon defenders in a game against Oneonta last Thursday. The Engineers scored nine consecutive goals en route to a 12-8 victory at Renwyck Field.

After losing a close game last Tuesday at Williams College, women’s lacrosse returned home to host State University of New York Oneonta on Thursday afternoon. The game started out close, with the two teams matching goals in the first 15 … Continue reading

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MEN’S HOCKEY

Men’s hockey wins late on senior night

FRESHMAN FORWARD DREW MELANSON SKATES for a loose puck in a game against Yale University. The Engineers tied Clarkson and defeated St. Lawrence last weekend at Houston Field House.

This past weekend was a solid outing for the Engineers by this season’s standards as they were able to tie the Clarkson Golden Knights 3-3 on Friday and defeated the St. Lawrence Saints 4-3 on Saturday. The Engineers looked strong … Continue reading

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RACQUETBALL

Racquetball takes third in conference

THE RPI RACQUETBALL TEAM HOLDS trophies after third place finishes in the Eastern Collegiate Racquetball Conference. Next up for the racquetball team is a trip to Arizona for the National Championships during Spring Break.

This weekend, the RPI racquetball team traveled down to Chalfont, Pa. for the 2015 Northeast Collegiate Regional Racquetball Championships. During the tournament, the season results were announced, and RPI placed third place in the men’s and women’s divisions after competing … Continue reading

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SWIMMING AND DIVING

Swimming finishes successful season

In Springfield, Massachusetts, three divers from the RPI swimming and diving team competed at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Northeast-North diving regional championship last weekend. Junior diver Maggie Cullather placed ninth out of 27 in the 3-meter diving … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S HOCKEY

Women’s hockey victorious on Senior Night

JUNIOR FORWARD ALEXA GRUSCHOW TAKES the puck toward the Colgate net in a 5-3 victory over the Raiders on Senior Night at Houston Field House.

This past weekend, the women’s hockey team broke even at the Houston Field House in Troy, NY, losing Friday night to Cornell University 4-1 and winning Saturday night 5-3 against Colgate University, making it a successful senior night. On Friday … Continue reading

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MEN’S BASKETBALL

Basketball defeats Vassar, Bard to end season

SENIOR GUARD JOSH DUGAS DRIVES to the basket against Clarkson. This past weekend, the Engineers defeated Vassar College and Bard College.

On Friday, men’s basketball traveled to Vassar College for a Liberty League road game. Early, it appeared as though RPI would win in a rout. Baskets by junior forwards Chase Almond and Brian Hatcher and a 3-pointer by senior guard … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Seniors take spotlight in season finale win

SENIOR GUARD AMANDA LYNCH DRIBBLES on the left wing against Clarkson. RPI defeated Bard 50-36 on senior day.

After the Engineers stumbled in the second half and lost against Vassar on Friday, they returned home on Sunday for their final game of the season against last-place Bard College. RPI started the game with a 13-2 run, which included … Continue reading

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Athlete of the Week:

Josh Dugas and Tyler Gendron

This week’s athletes of the week are senior guard Josh Dugas and junior forward Tyler Gendron of men’s basketball. These two combined to lead RPI to two consecutive wins to finish their regular season. In Friday’s game at Vassar College, … Continue reading

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Men's Hockey

Freakout! brings school spirit despite disappointing game

RENSSELAER JUNIOR DEFENSEMAN CHRIS BRADLEY CONTROLS the puck during an attack by Yale freshman forward Ryan Hitchcock during Saturday's 38th annual Big Red Freakout! game. The Engineers fell short to the Bulldogs, 4-1.

Last Saturday, a crowd of over 4,700 Rensselaer faithful packed into the Houston Field House clad in RPI red for Men’s Hockey’s Big Red Freakout! game against the Yale Bulldogs. Besides the Blackout drubbing of Union last October, this was … Continue reading

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Men's Basketball

Basketball loses by two

JUNIOR FORWARD CHASE ALMOND PREPARES to make a shot during RPI’s game against Clarkson on Saturday, February 14 at ECAV Gymnasium. The Engineers lost 57-59 in the matchup.

In the early goings of the game, Clarkson University connected on their first four shot attempts and raced out to an 8-2 lead. Later, a steal by Golden Knight forward John Coleman resulted in a two-on-one for Clarkson and an … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

RPI splits weekend

JUNIOR FORWARD LAUREN YOUNG NAVIGATES around an opponent.

Women’s basketball had an exciting overtime win against the Skidmore College Thoroughbreds in a Friday night showdown in Saratoga. Once again, Rensselaer mounted a late comeback. Junior guard Ashley Clough led the charge, scoring 14 points in the second half … Continue reading

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Men's Indoor Track

League champions

On Saturday, February 14, men’s indoor track and field competed at the Liberty League Championship in Rochester, NY. Four teams took part in the event: RPI, Rochester Institute of Technology, Union College, and St. Lawrence University. The Engineers edged out … Continue reading

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Men's Hockey

No. 9 Engineers lose to eleventh-ranked Brown

The RPI Engineers took on the Brown University Bears on Friday night, in front of 3,086 fans at the Houston Field House in Troy for Military Appreciation Night. The night looked to be an interesting matchup, as both teams have … Continue reading

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Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball team finishes strong

FRESHMAN FORWARD SHAINA ITON BACKS down her defender in a game against Vassar College last week. The Engineers defeated William Smith College last weekend 45-42, ending the game on an 11-0 run.

Rensselaer women’s basketball didn’t start well at Rochester Institute of Technology last Friday night. After the Tigers made two 3-pointers and the Engineer’s three turnovers, RPI found themselves down 8-0, just over three minutes into the contest. It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Women's Hockey

One goal short of victory for women

SOPHOMORE FORWARD LAURA HORWOOD FIGHTS for a loose puck in a 2-1 defeat at the hands of St. Lawrence Saturday, February 7 at the Houston Field House.

The Rensselaer women’s Ice Hockey team had a rough past weekend, losing two games 2-1 at the Houston Field House in Troy, NY. The engineers had taken numerous penalties during Friday night’s game against Clarkson University, and fell short Saturday … Continue reading

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Men's Hockey

Men’s hockey team stumbles on road trip

On Friday, February 6, RPI men’s hockey traveled to Canton, N.Y. to take on the St. Lawrence Saints. Junior goalie Jason Kasdorf started in net for Rensselaer. The Engineers had a good start, winning the initial faceoff and getting two … Continue reading

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Men's Basketball

Engineers strong against Vassar

SENIOR GUARD JOSH DUGAS SHOOTS the ball in file photo from the December game against Williams College. RPI won over Vassar Tuesday.

Junior forward Chase Almond scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the way for the Engineers in their Tuesday night confrontation with the Vassar College Brewers. On the strength of a 19-3 run to pull away from Vassar … Continue reading

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