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Full Issue: May 13, 2015

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BASEBALL

Engineers victorious at Liberty Leagues

SENIOR SHORTSTOP NICK PALMIERO AND SOPHOMORE FIRST BASEMAN JASON RAMOS CATCH an RIT baserunner in a rundown. The Engineers defeated RIT twice on Saturday to capture the Liberty League title.

-+*The Liberty League tournament started out slowly for the Engineers. In the opening game of the tournament, RPI fell behind 8-2 to the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers after six and a half innings. Then, after scoring one run in … Continue reading

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SOFTBALL

Weltzin leaves masterful pitching legacy

-+*After an incredible four years, senior pitcher Kristina Weltzin will be graduating, leaving quite a legacy as one of the best softball pitchers in Rensselaer history. Over the course of her softball career, Weltzin has set numerous school records including … Continue reading

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Full Issue: May 6, 2015

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BASEBALL

Engineers earn top seed for tournament

RPI takes three of four from RIT; will play Tigers again on Thursday

JUNIOR CATCHER CHRIS HOLOMAKOFF TAKES A RIP AT a pitch in a match against the Tigers. Holomakoff caught two wins in the RIT series.

-+*The Engineers trailed after five innings in their first game of two against the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers last Saturday. A solo home run in the sixth inning by RPI senior starting pitcher Jared Jensen tied the game at … Continue reading

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Full Issue: April 29, 2015

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BASEBALL

Engineers win on walk-off RBI in 10th

SENIOR PITCHER SEAN CONROY THROWS a pitch to junior catcher Chris Holomakoff. The Engineers defeated the Fighting Saints 2-1 on Sunday.

-+*On Sunday afternoon, RPI Baseball hosted the College of St. Joseph (V.T.) Fighting Saints for a non-league game at Robison Field. Pitching dominated as both teams managed just a single run through nine innings of play. In the bottom of … Continue reading

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MEN’S LACROSSE

Rensselaer dominant against Raptors

FRESHMAN MIDFIELDER LANE MEYER CHARGES into the Bard zone. The Engineers crushed the visiting Bard Raptors by a final margin of 19-1.

-+*RPI men’s lacrosse finished its regular season last Saturday at the East Campus Stadium against the Bard College Raptors. One period was enough for the Engineers to take firm control of the game, and they won by a final score … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Engineers blow out University of Rochester

GRADUATE MIDFIELDER MEG COLITZ FIRES a shot at the University of Rochester goal in a game against the Yellowjackets last Friday afternoon. The Engineers won by a final score of 16-5.

-+*Women’s Lacrosse utilized a strong first half to defeat the University of Rochester Yellowjackets by a score of 16-5 on Friday, April 17. Then, on Saturday, they hosted the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers, where, after taking a one-goal lead … Continue reading

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SOFTBALL

Rensselaer victorious in eleven innings

FRESHMAN SHORTSTOP KACIE HERITY ROUNDS second in an attempt to take third base. The Engineers won the second of two games against St. Lawrence on Sunday.

-+*After splitting a pair of games at State University of New York, Cortland on Saturday, April 18, softball returned home to host the St. Lawrence University Saints for their final two home games of the regular season. In the first … Continue reading

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BASEBALL

Engineers earn four-game sweep of inconsistent Raptors

-+*Rensselaer baseball played four games against the Bard College Raptors this past weekend; two on Saturday at Robison Field and two on Sunday at Bard. The Engineers won all four games by a combined score of 31-7. In the first … Continue reading

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BASEBALL

Engineers wallop Vassar, win three of four

SENIOR SHORTSTOP NICK PALMIERO SWINGS at a Vassar pitch. The result was a triple into the left center field gap which brought home starting pitcher Jared Jensen for the second RPI run of the game. The game ended with RPI winning 8-2. The Engineers also won the second game of the doubleheader by a score of 18-0.

-+*RPI baseball met Vassar College on Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5 to exchange a pair of double-headers. Rensselaer entered the matchup with a 6-2 conference record and 7-7 overall record, having faced Skidmore College and Union College each … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Women’s lacrosse loses to Vassar by three

-+*Women’s lacrosse hosted the Brewers of Vassar College on Friday, April 3 for the team’s second Liberty League game of the season. Throughout Friday’s game, the Engineer defense struggled, leaving Brewer attackers undefended and failing to stay between Vassar and … Continue reading

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SOFTBALL

Softball sweeps Skidmore, wins four of six

SENIOR PITCHER KRISTINA WELTZIN FIRES a fastball during the Engineers first game against the Red Dragons of Oneonta. RPI lost 4-6 in the first game, but won 6-4 in the second game.

-+*Women’s softball had a busy week, playing six games since the start of April. On April 1, the Engineers won a 2-1, extra innings nail-biter over the Plattsburgh State Cardinals in the first game of a doubleheader. Then, Plattsburgh matched … Continue reading

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Print-Your-Own Poly℠ is here!

-+*Over the past few months, The Polytechnic has continued to improve our offerings. With today’s issue, we are pleased to offer a brand new service: Print-Your-Own Poly℠!  This new avenue of presentation will provide you with all the offerings of our … Continue reading

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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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