Category Archives: Sports

FIELD HOCKEY

Team falls short of expectations

Loss after preseason victory

On Sunday, October 15, the women’s field hockey team competed against the Skidmore Thoroughbreds. Fans predicted that RPI would have defeated Skidmore after annihilating them in a scrimmage during preseason. Although they came very close to victory, the Thoroughbreds closed out the game with a 3–1 lead. In the first half, the Thoroughbreds quickly took a 2–0 lead. However, the Engineers wouldn’t surrender. Read more...

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WOMEN'S HOCKEY

Unfortunate plays against Maine

Engineers lose two-game series against Black Bears over weekned

The Rensselaer women’s ice hockey team played two games this past weekend against the University of Maine. Unfortunately, despite a strong effort by the Engineers, they were unable to swing a win for either game. Read more...

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MEN'S SOCCER

Engineers victorious

Rensselaer won 1-0 against Union College at home on Saturday, October 7. The victory puts the Engineers at 7–3–1 for the season. Read more...

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FIELD HOCKEY

Yellowjackets sting

On Saturday, October 7 the women’s field hockey team lost 2–1 to the University of Rochester Yellowjackets. The game opened with a shot from the Yellowjackets, starting them off with a 1–0 lead. Goalkeeper Mackenzie Reininger ’18 blocked a shot attempt by Rochester at 22:05. A shot by Taylor Clink ’19 assisted by Megan Jones ’18 at 24:17 tied up the score to 1–1. Read more...

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FOOTBALL

Statesmen sweep

The Rensselaer Engineers took their second loss of the season, and second consecutive loss this past weekend, when they played at Hobart College in Geneva, New York. The game was a total defeat, with a final score of 0–30. The Engineers were unable to make any scoring plays, putting up barely half of the offensive yards of Hobart. Read more...

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WOMEN'S SOCCER

Winning streak extended to six

Rensselaer won 2–0 against Skidmore College at home on Saturday. The win extends the Engineer’s undefeated streak to six games and puts them at 6–2–1 overall for the season. Read more...

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MEN'S HOCKEY

Engineers play exhibition game

Hockey loses preseason match against Saint Mary's Huskies

The Rensselaer men’s hockey team played an exhibition game for their first showing against Saint Mary’s University on Saturday at the Houston Field House, with the new season beginning on October 13. The Engineers played a strong game, but in the end were unable to grab a win, ending the game with a final score of 1–2. Read more...

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MEN'S SOCCER

Soccer squad skids

Engineers tie Thoroughbreds

Rensselaer tied Skidmore College 1–1 on Saturday. The draw puts the Engineers at 6–2–1 for the season. Read more...

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MEN'S SOCCER

Men’s soccer claims weekend

Rensselaer won 3–2 against Bard College away on Saturday and 2–0 against Keene State at home on Sunday. The two wins boost the Engineers to 6–2 overall for the season. Read more...

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WOMEN'S TENNIS

Defeats for tennis team

The Rensselaer women’s tennis team competed in the Northeast Division III Regional Women’s Championship in Saratoga Springs this past weekend. The tournament saw many of the top Division III tennis players come together to compete. The Engineers fought hard but failed to pull out of the first round. Read more...

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FOOTBALL

Engineers maintain undefeated status

The Engineers improved their winning streak to three games on Saturday with a victory against Western New England ending with a score of 31–14. The game was tight to begin, but the Engineers pulled ahead in the second quarter and continued to hold the lead through the rest of the game. The contest saw several impressive plays by the Engineers, which clearly translated into the final score. Read more...

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MEN'S SOCCER

Men’s soccer claims win

Men’s soccer secured another exciting victory on Saturday, September 16, when they faced off against SUNY Potsdam. Going into the game, the Engineers were 3–2, with the Bears at 4–2 for the season. The game started off with consistent possession and a goal for RPI and eventually ended in a second goal in the second half, securing a confident lead. Read more...

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SOCCER

Women’s soccer slams The Sage Colleges

This past weekend in women’s soccer, the Engineers played The Sage Colleges for the first time since September of 2007 when they achieved a 2–1 win. The Engineers have remained undefeated by the Gators for the past 22 years, with 13 games happening in that time period. They continued that streak with a strong 5–0 win. The game took place at home on Sunday at the East Campus Stadium. Read more...

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FOOTBALL

Engineers’ vengeance

After a hard loss to Worcester Polytechnic Institute last year, the Engineers managed to bring the Transit Trophy back to its rightful home in Troy with a strong 36–14 win in Worcester Massachusets. Read more...

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FIELD HOCKEY

Field Hockey faces defeat

RPI Women’s field hockey played the Endicott College Gulls this past Saturday, with a final score of 21 the Engineers played a strong beginning, but could not swing a victory in the end. The Engineers have had a rough season, and this game adds yet another loss to the season, bringing their record to 0–4. Read more...

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Gallery: Women’s Soccer

Photos: Sidney Kochman/The Polytechnic

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MEN'S SOCCER

Men’s soccer beats New Paltz, Sage Colleges

The Men’s soccer team had a strong start to the year this past weekend as a part of the Union Classic tournament, with two high-energy games that both resulted in victory. Friday’s game against New Paltz saw a final score of 2–1, and the Engineers took Saturday’s game versus The Sage Colleges 3–1. Read more...

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FOOTBALL

Football dominates

Rensselaer football began the season with a dominating victory over William Paterson University, winning 45–0. The game saw extremely strong play by RPI, who only allowed William Patterson to gain a total of 51 yards, while gaining 493 yards themselves. Read more...

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HOCKEY

Changes coming for women’s, men’s hockey

The Rensselaer men’s and women’s hockey teams will be facing major changes in the upcoming season. Both teams will be entering the season with new coaches: the men’s team with head coach Dave Smith, and the women’s team with interim head coach Bryan Vines. The men’s team is also facing a large change in its roster in the upcoming season, with nine new players joining the team. Read more...

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HOCKEY

Changes coming for women’s, men’s hockey

The Rensselaer men’s and women’s hockey teams will be facing major changes in the upcoming season. Both teams will be entering the season with new coaches: the men’s team with head coach Dave Smith, and the women’s team with interim head coach Bryan Vines. The men’s team is also facing a large change in its roster in the upcoming season, with nine new players joining the team. Read more...

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