Category Archives: Sports

BASEBALL

RPI goes 3-1 against Vassar College Brewers

The Engineers played a whopping six games this past week, going 3-3 overall. Earlier in the week, Rensselaer faced Williams College and Western New England University, losing 4-0 and 4-1, respectively. Then, this past weekend baseball played a pair of doubleheaders against Vassar College, splitting Saturday’s games with a 4-0 win and 5-1 loss, and sweeping Sunday’s games with 10-1 and 6-0 wins. Read more...

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LACROSSE

Men triumph in 18-12 victory over Clarkson

RPI men’s lacrosse took care of business early against Clarkson University on Saturday, scoring 17 of the game’s first 21 goals en-route to an 18-12 win over the Golden Knights. Read more...

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SOFTBALL

Engineers win one, lose one against Skidmore College

Rensselaer rises to 27-8 record as the playoffs approach

The softball team travelled north to Skidmore College this Saturday for their last regular season doubleheader. The Engineers broke even, winning 15-3 for the first game and losing 6-5 for the second. Read more...

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TRACK AND FIELD

Engineers struggle at Capital District Classic

A collection of 13 schools from all three NCAA division classifications gathered at Harkness Track & Field on Saturday to demonstrate their talents at the Capital District Classic. Their final meet before the state championship, the Engineers put forth seven second place finishes and ten third place finishes in the non-scoring meet. Read more...

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TRACK & FIELD

New championship meet records for freshmen

For the first time since 2011, the Rensselaer women’s track walked away with a first place Liberty League title on Saturday at St. Lawrence University’s Merrick-Pinkard Track and Field Complex after a day of competition against St. Lawrence University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Vassar College, Union College, and Bard College, whose women’s teams place second through sixth, respectively. The men also finished out the day as winners 98 points ahead of RIT. Read more...

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MEN'S LACROSSE

Engineers lose close game in overtime to Saints

Rensselaer scores ten straight as they fire back against Rangers in rainy regular season game

In a game in which neither team led by more than one goal at any time, the St. Lawrence Saints defeated the RPI Engineers 8-7 in overtime last Saturday at East Campus Stadium. Then, in the wet conditions of Tuesday evening, the Engineers scored the first 10 goals of their game against Drew University en route to a 13-4 victory. Read more...

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TENNIS

Men’s tennis dominates Union College, wins 9-0

Women struggle against William Smith, lose 6-3

The men’s tennis team swept Union College on Wednesday, April 20, taking wins in all three doubles and all six singles matches. The Engineers saw their Liberty League ranking rise to 4-2, while the Dutchmen saw their conference record fall to 1-5. Read more...

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TENNIS

Caudle’s display on diamond delights fans

Liberty League’s top-ranked Engineers earn three wins in four

Four games, one weekend; three wins, one loss brings Rensselaer’s softball team to a 25-7 overall record. Read more...

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TRACK & FIELD

Fazio breaks school record

Eighteen schools gathered at Harkness Track & Field on Saturday to run, jump, vault, and throw at the Upstate Classic, the first home track and field meet of the season hosted by Rensselaer. Of the 20 events held for both men and women, 12 were won by Engineers. Read more...

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TENNIS

RPI falls to Saints

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams struggled against St. Lawrence University last weekend at the Sharp Courts. First, on Saturday afternoon, the men lost by a final score of 7-2. Then, Sunday morning, the women lost all but one of their matches to the number 37 ranked Saints. The Engineers’ lone win of the weekend came on Sunday afternoon when the men won a tight 5-4 duel against the Vassar Brewers. Read more...

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BASEBALL

Engineers come alive against Skidmore College

The Engineers’ baseball team found its groove this past weekend when they went up against Skidmore College in two doubleheaders, going 3-1 against the Thoroughbreds. Read more...

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TRACK & FIELD

Second place victory over Tufts and Bates

In an exhilarating race for first place in the men’s 400 meters that was ultimately decided by a separation of eight thousandths of a second, RPI freshman Jason Hall was declared the winner after crossing side by side with junior Max Drexler. Theirs was the second-fastest heat of the 400 on Saturday at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s quad meet, earning them fifth and sixth overall after the running of the final heat. Overall, the Engineers placed runner up to the host, with the men earning 157 points to MIT’s 227, and the women scoring 155-206.5. Read more...

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SOFTBALL

Engineers take six of last eight games

Three doubleheaders in five days may sound like a difficult challenge, but the softball team walked out with five wins and just nine walks over all six games. Read more...

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HOCKEY

Kasdorf wears RPI mask and pads for NHL debut

On Friday, April 8, former RPI goalie Jason Kasdorf made his NHL debut in a start for the Buffalo Sabres at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo. Kasdorf played reasonably well in his first professional appearance, stopping 26 of the 30 shots he faced. However, the game ended 4-1 in favor of the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. It may not have been the ideal start to his professional career, but the game was a valuable experience for Kasdorf. Read more...

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BASEBALL

Engineers, Raptors split doubleheader

Baseball spent this past Saturday at Bard College, where they split their doubleheader 1-1 with the Raptors. Read more...

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TRACK AND FIELD

P.A. invitational

Upon the conclusion of the indoor track & field season in March, runners and field athletes spent two weeks gearing up for the start of the competitive outdoor season, which opened this past Saturday in Allentown, P.A., at the Muhlenberg Spring Invitational hosted by Muhlenberg College. Read more...

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MEN'S LACROSSE

Rout-filled week

The Engineers scored six consecutive goals at Plattsburgh State University last Wednesday en route to a 9-6 win. Then on Saturday, Rensselaer flexed their muscles at East Campus Athletic Village Stadium, outscoring Vassar College by nine goals in the second half to win 17-5. The Engineers rounded out their week with a second consecutive blowout win, this time knocking off SUNY Oneonta 16-6. Read more...

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TENNIS

Women in Nor’Easter

The women’s tennis team was unable to secure victory in the 2016 Nor’Easter Bowl, which took place this past weekend in Massachusetts. Read more...

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MEN'S GOLF

Opening tempest

On a cold and windy Sunday morning in Hershey, P.A., the RPI men’s golf team opened their competitive spring season with a conquest for the Hershey Cup, which pitted them against 14 other colleges also seeking the treasure. After the first day on the course, the Engineers shot 333 to finish eighth. They improved to fourth overall on Monday after scoring 311. Read more...

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BASEBALL

Rensselaer wins first game; loses second

Over this past weekend,Rensselaer baseball had its home opener against the University of Rochester at Robison Field. They split the series 2-2 against the Yellowjackets, with each team taking one game each on both Saturday and Sunday. Read more...

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