Category Archives: Sports

RACQUETBALL

Racquetball places second at nationals

The RPI Racquetball Team traveled to Warren, New Jersey for the 2017 - 2018 Eastern Collegiate Racquetball Conference Regional Championship over the weekend of February 23. Read more...

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MEN'S LACROSSE

Renewed hopes for upcoming season

Following the men’s lacrosse team’s successful preseason and fourth place ranking in the 2018 Liberty League Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Poll, Head Coach Jim Townsend is excited and enthusiastic for the season to begin. When asked his opinion about the upcoming season, Townsend said that, with “big things, returning players,” as well as some fresh feet on the field, the team is looking to have a strong start. Carrying 44 student athletes on the roster, Coach Townsend has tasked the team with earning an average GPA of 3.1, no doubt only one of the challenges that the team will overcome this season. Read more...

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MEN'S HOCKEY

PSS: Men’s hockey loses at Big Red Freakout

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SOFTBALL

Team, coach eager to beat future challenges

Women’s softball Head Coach Amber Maisonet returns for her 10th season at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with this year being her eight as head coach, and she is looking for another winning season.  Last season, the team made it to the National Collegiate Athletic Association championships, and her women are hungry for another exceptional time on the diamond. Read more...

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SWIMMING & DIVING

PSS: Liberty League swept

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FOOTBALL

Eighth season victory claimed from Dutchmen

Rensselaer won 20-14 against Union College away on Saturday in the Dutchman Shoes Trophy Game. The victory puts the Engineers at 8-2 overall for the season and 4-1 in the league, guaranteeing them a spot in the NCAA playoffs. This is the fifth year in a row that the Engineers have won the Dutchman Shoes. Read more...

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SWIMMING AND DIVING

Undefeated streak continues

The Engineers had a victorious weekend, with both swimming and diving teams winning against Vassar College and Hartwick College. Read more...

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FOOTBALL

Rensselaer dominates Rochester Yellowjackets

Rensselaer won 63-14 against the University of Rochester at home on Saturday, November 4. The game took place on Senior Day and Military Appreciation Day. The victory puts the Engineers at 7-2 for the season and 3-1 in the Liberty League. Read more...

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WOMEN'S SOCCER

Engineers lose Liberty League

Rensselaer lost 6-0 against St. Lawrence University last Tuesday, October 31. The Halloween game was part of the first round of the Liberty League playoffs. The loss pushed the Engineers out of the playoffs, ending their season at 8-8-2. Read more...

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SWIMMING AND DIVING

Washout for swim

RPI men and women’s swim and dive teams had mixed meets at WPI last weekend. The women’s team defeated both WPI and Simmons College in two dual meets, beating WPI 204-96 and crushing Simmons College 225-75. The men’s team lost, ending a 19-meet winning streak, losing for the first time since the 2015-2016 season. Read more...

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MEN'S HOCKEY

Dutchmen take Black Saturday victory

The Black Saturday hockey game occurred during Family Weekend when the Engineers played Union College, eventually losing 4-2. The game was played in front of a sold-out stadium and was the sixth game of the season. Read more...

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Swimming and diving

Splashing victory for RPI swimmers

The RPI swimming and diving teams competed against Ithaca this weekend at the Robison Pool to kick off this year’s season. Both the men and women’s teams were victorious; the women won 194-104, and the men won 191.5-106.5. Read more...

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Men's Soccer

Engineers fall to Golden Knights

Rensselaer tied 0-0 against Vassar College on Wednesday, and lost 2-1 in overtime against Clarkson University on Saturday. The two games put the Engineers at a final tally of 8-6-2 for this season. The Engineers did not rank high enough to advance to the playoffs of the Liberty League. Read more...

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WOMEN'S SOCCER

Team reaches playoff games

Rensselaer lost 1-0 against Vassar College on Wednesday, but won 2-0 against Clarkson University on Saturday. The games put the Engineers at 8-7-2 for the season, enough to advance them to the Liberty League playoffs. Read more...

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FOOTBALL

Engineers crush Alfred Saxons Saturday

Rensselaer won 30-15 against Alfred University after a surge in the third quarter gave them the lead. This victory put the Engineers at 5-2 overall for the season. Read more...

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WOMEN’S SOCCER

Engineers crush Holyoke Paws, see defeat by Ithaca Bombers

Rensselaer won 5-0 against Mount Holyoke College on Wednesday, and lost 3-1 against Ithaca College on Saturday. Both games were at home. The split put the Engineers at 7-6-2 overall for the season. Read more...

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MEN'S SOCCER

Rensselaer beats Ithaca

Rensselaer won 2-1 against Ithaca College at an away game on Saturday, after scoring a point in the last minute of overtime. Read more...

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FOOTBALL

Bombers bomb, Engineers victorious

Rensselaer won 27–14 against Ithaca College after a last-minute surge in the fourth quarter gave them four touchdowns. The victory puts the Engineers at 4–2 overall for the season. Read more...

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WOMEN'S SOCCER

Rensselaer faces two consecutive defeats

Goalie Joey Lyons manages several saves

Rensselaer lost 1–0 against Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday, and 2–0 against William Smith College on Saturday. Both games were away. The losses dropped the Engineers to 6–5–2 overall for the season. Read more...

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MEN'S SOCCER

Pair of defeats from Statesmen, Tigers

Rensselaer lost 3–0 against Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday and lost 1–0 against Hobart College on Saturday. Both games were at home and part of Rensselaer’s Reunion & Homecoming weekend. The losses dropped the Engineers to 7–5–1 overall for the season. Read more...

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