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Women's Basketball

Engineers handle Herons, will host first round of playoffs

The Engineers defeated the William Smith Herons 46‒35 in their last game of the season to secure fourth place in the Liberty League. The Engineers now have home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs against the St. Lawrence Saints on February 21. Brielle Sharry recorded a double-double in the victory, with Heather Converse and Nicole DaPra also grabbing double-digit rebounds.

Men's basketball

Engineers split homestand, secure fourth seed

The Engineers split the weekend, winning against RIT before falling to the Hobart Statesmen. Finishing in fourth place in the Liberty League, they will face the Skidmore Thoroughbreds in the first round of the playoffs on February 21 at ECAV Arena.

Men'S Hockey

Engineers grab Bulldogs by the collar in Freakout dogfight

The Engineers buried three goals past Yale in the first period en route to a 4‒2 victory in front of a frenzied Houston Field House for the 45th annual Big Red Freakout. Lauri Sertti led the way for Rensselaer with a goal and three assists, including both of Jakob Lee’s goals. RPI improves to 12‒17‒1 on the season and currently sits in ninth place in the ECAC, three points behind the Union Dutchmen.

Women's Basketball

Engineers ice cold over the weekend

The Engineers lost two home games against rivals Skidmore and Vassar over the weekend, dropping to 9-12 on the year and 6-8 in the the Liberty League.

Men's basketball

Multi-man effort from Engineers seal deal in two-game home-stand

The Engineers looked to get back on track at home against Skidmore and Vassar after losing three out of their last four games on the road. They did just that with two consecutive victories, dismantling Skidmore 74-61 and Vassar 78-60, subsequently rising up the Liberty League standings to second place with a 9-5 league record.

Women's Hockey

Engineers retain Mayor’s Cup trophy after three-goal third period

The Engineers netted three third-period goals to defeat the Union Dutchwomen 3‒1 for their second consecutive Mayor’s Cup victory, remaining the reigning champions. Maddy Peterson buried two goals past the Union goaltender in her second game after returning from an injury earlier in the month; Maddy Papineau netted the Engineers’ go-ahead goal. Amanda Rampado made 22 saves on 23 shots in the victory.

Men'S Hockey

Engineers slay Golden Knights in overtime duel

Max Smolinski scored an overtime winner to defeat the Clarkson Golden Knights 3‒2, snapping Rensselaer’s three-game losing streak. The Engineers also defeated the St. Lawrence Saints the following night with an overtime winner from Sutter Muzzatti to take a 4‒3 victory. RPI takes on Union in the Mayor’s Cup on January 28.

Women's Hockey

Engineers snatch three points against Saints

Meg Hildner and Ellie Kaiser scored goals in the third period to secure a vital 2‒0 victory over St. Lawrence. ECAC Goaltender of the Week Amanda Rampado racked up 78 saves in the two games over the weekend, conceding only two goals. Rensselaer still sits in ninth in the ECAC with the win bringing them to 9.5 points.

Women's Basketball

Engineers extend win streak to three games

The Engineers came out on top in their clashes against Liberty League opponents Clarkson and St. Lawrence, bringing their league record to 5‒2. Nicole DaPra and Brielle Sharry scored double-digit points in both games, with DaPra grabbing a double-double against Clarkson. Julia Rowe recorded a double-double in the win against St. Lawrence as well. Rensselaer sits in third place in the Liberty League behind undefeated Ithaca and Skidmore.

Men's basketball

No. 21 Engineers blow by Union

After suffering their first Liberty League defeat of the season to Ithaca the previous night, the No. 21 Engineers defeated the rival Union Dutchmen 65‒49 to increase their season record to 10‒2 (4‒1). Jonny Angbazo led Rensselaer in scoring with 17 points.

Men's basketball

No. 18 Engineers batter Bard for ninth win

Five Engineers scored double digit points in their 82-44 win over the Bard Raptors. The victory brings Rensselaer’s season record to 9-1, 3-0 in the Liberty League.

football

Engineers repeat defeat of Dutchmen for Shoes trophy

Reigning-champions Rensselaer scored three touchdowns, two in the first quarter, to secure a 23-13 victory over Union in the annual Dutchman Shoes rivalry game. Not receiving an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament, the Engineers will finish their season at East Campus Stadium to take on the Morrisville Mustangs in the Scotty Whitelaw Bowl on November 19.

Women's Hockey

Tigers take the victory in last two periods

Olympic gold medalist Sarah Fillier contributed to all of the Tigers’ goals in Princeton’s 5‒1 victory over Rensselaer. Hannah Price netted the Engineers only goal; goaltender Amanda Rampado made 31 saves.

football

Engineers sacrifice Saints in second half

The Engineers secured a 10‒6 come-from-behind victory over the St. Lawrence Saints, scoring on a touchdown reception by Shane Allison and a field goal by Aleksander Maric. The Rensselaer defense shut down the Saints after giving up a touchdown in the first quarter, holding them to just 153 yards of total offense.

Women's Hockey

Engineers tie Crimson after goalless overtime

The Engineers came back from being down 3‒1, equalizing with less than three minutes remaining in regulation, but could not finish off the Harvard Crimson in overtime when Ellie Kaiser rang a shot off the underside of the bar. Rensselaer tied, remaining winless in the ECAC.

Men'S Hockey

Evans knocks out Union at Blackout

John Evans buried the Engineers’ game-winning second goal to defeat the Union Dutchmen 2‒1 in the annual Blackout game at a sold-out Houston Field House. Kyle Hallbauer netted the Engineers’ first goal, and goaltender Jack Watson saved 23 of the 24 shots he faced.

Men's Soccer

Tigers end Engineers’ season in quarterfinal extra time

The RIT Tigers scored in extra time to defeat the Engineers in their Liberty League quarterfinal bout, eliminating Rensselaer from the playoffs.

Men's Soccer

Engineers call in cavalry against Clarkson, advance to playoffs for third consecutive year

The Engineers sent the Golden Knights home and themselves to the playoffs in their 3‒0 victory. Paul Silva, Julio Rodriguez, and Liam McDermott netted goals in the decisive victory. Rensselaer finished fourth in the Liberty League, granting them home-field advantage for the first round of the playoffs on November 1.

Men's Soccer

Rodriguez's rocket propels Engineers past Bombers

Engineers solidify their playoff position as they survive Ithaca’s late-game surge to win the game 2‒1.

Women's Hockey

Engineers poach Tigers to end 13-game losing streak

The Rensselaer Engineers defeated the RIT Tigers 2‒0 and 3‒0 for their first two wins of the season, snapping a 13-game losing streak carried over from last year. RPI’s Marah Wagner and Ellie Kaiser both tallied three points in the two-game set. Goaltender Amanda Rampado recorded 42 saves in the shutouts.

Women's Soccer

Engineers fall prey to Tigers

RIT overshadows RPI’s Senior Day as the Engineers are held scoreless en route to a 1-0 loss to the Tigers.

Women's Hockey

Lakers drown Engineers late in back-to-back games

The Engineers dropped their first two home games of the season to the Mercyhurst Lakers, bringing their record to 0‒6‒0. Hannah Price scored the Engineers’ only goal of the weekend, and Amanda Rampado made a combined 62 saves on 66 shots for a 0.939 save percentage. Rensselaer returns to the Houston Field House for a two-game set against RIT on October 21 and 22 at 3 pm.

football

Fourth-quarter comeback stuns Statesmen

Quarterback Jake Kazanowsky connected with DJ Palmer for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to mount a staggering 14-point comeback, defeating the Hobart Statesmen 16‒13 to remain undefeated in the Liberty League. The Rensselaer defense continued their solid form as third in Division III in total defense and fifth in scoring defense, holding the visitors to 201 yards of total offense and forcing a safety.

Men'S Hockey

Black Knight Down: Walsh snipes three past Army

TJ Walsh recorded a hat trick and an assist in the Engineers’ 7‒4 victory over the Army West Point Black Knights. Jack Agnew tallied three assists, Lauri Sertti and Jakob Lee both with two as well, and John Evans and Max Smolinksi netted their first collegiate goals. The win brings Rensselaer’s record to 4‒0‒0, the best start to an RPI season since 1999.