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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The RIT Tigers scored in extra time to defeat the Engineers in their Liberty League quarterfinal bout, eliminating Rensselaer from the playoffs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kyle Osborne headed in the Engineers’ winning goal in a 2‒1 victory at Union.
The Rensselaer Engineers beat the Mercyhurst Lakers 6‒3 in their home opener after netting a goal 33 seconds in and converting on both of their first two power plays. Jakob Lee finished the night with five points on two goals and three assists, Jake Gagnon with three points on a goal and two assists, and Ryan Mahshie with two goals. In the game the following night, RPI’s Jack Brackett buried an overtime winner to take the contest 3‒2.
The Toronto Varsity Blues grabbed a game-winning goal with six minutes remaining to defeat the Engineers 2‒1. This was Rensselaer’s last game before their season opener against Mercyhurst on October 7. Goaltenders Brett Miller and Carson Cherepak registered 14 and seven saves, respectively, in the defeat. Sutter Muzzatti netted his first goal in an RPI sweater off an assist from Jack Brackett.
Rensselaer hosted five Division I teams for the Siena Invitational. Several Engineers advanced deep into the back draw. The doubles team consisting of Nikki Ridenour and Lorna Flores Gonzalez will be competing at the ITA Cup in October.
The Engineers scored three goals in three minutes to shoot down the Bard Raptors 3-0 in their Liberty League opener. Scorers for Rensselaer were Paul Silva, who buried two penalties, and Joaquin Rodriguez, who opened his collegiate tally.
After a tight contest through three periods, the Montreal Carabins notched a goal in overtime to defeat Rensselaer 3‒2. Asiah Taylor-Walters and Ellie Kaiser tallied goals for the Engineers, Amanda Rampado and Emilie Venne boasted impressive outings between the pipes.
Rensselaer blew out WPI 37‒0 to remain reigning champions of the Transit Trophy Game and to keep the hardware in Troy. The RPI offense threw for 151 passing yards, ran for 231 rushing yards, and scored five touchdowns. The defense racked up eight sacks, collected two interceptions, and held WPI to 105 yards of total offense to shut them out.
Paul Silva scored a brace in the Engineers’ 2‒1 victory over Keene State, including a game-winning penalty 26 seconds after the Owls’ equalizer. The Engineers play their next game at East Campus Stadium on September 16 at 6:30 pm against the Oneonta Red Dragons.
Rensselaer hosted five Division I teams for the Siena Invitational, their first time hosting the tournament. Engineers Aiden Drover-Mattinen and Abraham Yohannes won singles flights A and B, respectively, and three RPI doubles pairings reached the finals.
The No. 22 Engineers fell 10‒7 to the Carnegie Mellon Tartans in their first meeting since 1911. The loss ends the longest home winning streak in school history at 14 games.
The Engineers fell to the UMass Boston Beacons 2‒1 in the opening game of the season, after two first-half goals put the match out of reach. The Engineers return to East Campus Stadium on September 13 at 7:30 pm to take on the Keene State Owls.
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The No. 20 Engineers start their season off with a 14‒7 win against the Dickinson Red Devils, bringing their record to 1‒0 on the season. They return to action on September 10 at 1 pm against the Carnegie Mellon Tartans at home.
Despite trailing 7‒4 heading into halftime, the No. 10 St. Lawrence Saints shut out the No. 14 Engineers and scored seven goals in the second half to secure an 11‒7 victory. Trey Froehlich ’22 and Ryan Raftery ’22 led the Engineers with two goals apiece, and Joseph Perry made 14 saves on 25 shots.
The Engineers swept the Vassar Brewers in their doubleheader to move up into third in the Liberty League East. Hudson Livesey ’22 led the charge for Rensselaer in the first game with four hits in five at-bats, collecting six RBIs. Both earning wins, Chris Grome (Gr) increased his record to 4‒1 and Ryan Yerby (Gr) became 2‒3 for the season.
An incredible comeback from Emilio Van Cotthem ’25 finished off the Brandeis Judges for the Engineers’ tenth consecutive victory. Along with Van Cotthem, Aiden Drover-Mattinen ’25 and Abraham Yohannes won their singles matches. Drover-Mattinen was also triumphant in doubles with Peter Lohrbach ’22.
Giving up only two goals in the last three quarters, the Engineers trounced the RIT Tigers 18-5. Sabrina Torcellini '22 and Ella Graff '25 led the scoring with four goals a piece, with Megan Shay '23 and Lisa Boehmer '25 also racking up hat tricks in the victory.
The No. 19 Engineers took down No. 1 RIT to remain undefeated in the Liberty League. Cooper Urban ’22 and Trey Froehlich ’22 led the way with a hat trick each, the two combining for Rensselaer’s decisive goal. Joseph Perry ’25 guarded the RPI net impressively, tallying 23 saves on 35 shots on goal for a .657 save percentage.
The Engineers overtook the Union Dutchwomen with a four-goal run in the fourth quarter, resulting in a 15‒13 win. Sabrina Torcellini ’22 led the way for the Engineers with six goals, and Rylie Maready ’23 added to Rensselaer’s tally with a hat trick. Goalie Olivia Kimball ’23 helped the Engineers edge out Union in the second half, recording nine saves on 13 shots to earn her third win of the season. After winning their next game at Utica 14‒9, the Engineers are 5‒2 on the season.
The Engineers swept a Saturday doubleheader against the Castleton Spartans, taking the first game 6‒1 and the second 3‒2. Erika Holowka ’22 pitched a complete game to start the series, and Alexis Cooke ’23 recorded the win in the final game. Liv Vizzini ’24, Gabby Comeau ’23, Brooke Sroczinski ’23, and Caroline Peel ’24 all batted in runs in the victories.
After splitting the first two games of the series in overtime, the Engineers fell 3‒1 to the Harvard Crimson, ending Rensselaer’s run in the ECAC playoffs in the quarterfinals; RPI finished the season with a record of 18‒23‒3. Ture Linden ’22 ends his senior season with 39 points, the most by an Engineer in eight years, and goaltender Jack Watson ’25 ends his first season with a save percentage of .922 and three shutouts.
After Dartmouth seemingly scored a dagger with five seconds left in the second period, the Engineers resiliently rallied back with a four-goal third period to win 5‒3 in the third match of the best-of-three series, advancing to the second round of the ECAC playoffs. In the victory, Simon Kjellberg ’23 recorded two goals and an assist on the game-winning goal from Ryan Mahshie ’23. The Engineers will travel to Cambridge next weekend to take on the Harvard Crimson.
Mason Klee ’23 scored the game-winning goal in the Engineers’ 3‒2 victory over Dartmouth in the second of the best-of-three series, resulting in a Game 3. The two other scorers for the Engineers were Simon Kjellberg ’23 and Jakub Lacka ’22, and Jack Watson ’25 made 21 saves. Game 3 will be played today at 4 pm.
Defensive errors caused the Engineers to fall 3‒2 in Game 1 of their first-round series with Dartmouth, despite doubling them in shots. Justin Addamo (Gr) led the way for the Engineers, scoring both of their goals in the first period. Jack Watson ’25 made 17 saves in the loss. The two teams take the ice tonight at 7 pm for Game 2.
The St. John Fisher Cardinals scored in all eight innings, half of them in the fifth and sixth, to defeat the Engineers 15‒9 in Rensselaer’s home opener. Engineers Jake Defayette (Gr) and Cole Paquin ’22 hit home runs in the loss, with Martin Marintchev ’23 leading the team with three runs batted in. Alex Vallee ’24 was credited for the loss after pitching two outs in the four-run fifth inning.
The Engineers scored five unanswered goals, four in the third period, for a 6‒3 comeback victory against Dartmouth. ECAC Player of the Week Ture Linden ’22 and Justin Addamo (Gr) both netted two goals, while Linden and Ottoville Leppänen ’22 earned three points each. Rensselaer finished sixth in the ECAC and will replay the Big Green in a best-of-three series this upcoming weekend for the first round of the ECAC playoffs.
A poor performance from the Engineers resulted in a 70‒53 defeat in their semifinal against the Skidmore Thoroughbreds. The loss is Rensselaer’s second at the hands of Skidmore, bringing their season record to 21‒5. Despite the loss, the Engineers obtained an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament and will play Nichols College in the first round.
External spectators are now allowed to sit in the stands at East Campus Arena for the three games of the Liberty League Tournament after being barred from attending sporting events all year, except for parents attending senior games. All spectators must show proof of full vaccination in order to be admitted, and masks are required at all times.
The Engineers thrashed the Coast Guard Bears 18‒8 in their snowy season opener on Saturday, with Connor Glosner ’22, Trey Froehlich ’22, and Tyler Nalls ’22 all boasting hat tricks in the victory.
After winning out their last six games, the Engineers secured first place and will host the Liberty League Tournament next weekend. The semifinals will be played on Saturday and the finals on Sunday.
The Engineers fell to the Colgate Raiders 3‒2 in the 44th annual Big Red Freakout. Jack Watson ’25 made 28 saves in the loss. With four games left in the season, Rensselaer is five points behind Cornell in fourth place, the last place for a first-round bye in the playoffs, and a point above Princeton in eighth, the last place for home-ice advantage.
In November, current No. 16 Cornell crushed the Engineers 11‒3 in Ithaca. Back in Troy last night, the Engineers butchered the Big Red 6‒2 after scoring five unanswered goals in the last two periods. Ture Linden ’22 and Jakub Lacka ’22 each put two tallies on the scoreboard, Justin Addamo (Gr) scored one of the greatest goals of the season, and Jack Watson ’25 recorded 39 saves.
The Engineers suffered a 3‒2 overtime loss to the Princeton Tigers and a 3‒0 loss to the current No. 7 Yale Bulldogs last weekend. With five games remaining in the season, the Engineers are tenth in the ECAC standings, sitting six points below Princeton, the bubble team for the playoffs.
This sports season, Rensselaer has played in a desolate Houston Field House due to the current COVID-19 spectator policy. With the ECAC playoffs approaching, home-ice advantage is insignificant in a barren rink. Many other schools have updated their policies to allow outside spectators and it's time for RPI to do the same, writes sports editor Andrew Days '23.
For the first time in two years, non-student spectators could see the Engineers take the ice at the MVP Arena on Saturday for the fourth Annual Mayor's Cup. Marah Wagner ’23 netted the game-winning goal with just over four minutes remaining to defeat the Union Dutchwomen 2‒0, bringing the trophy back to Troy. Amanda Rampado ’23 recorded her second career shutout with 28 saves and Asiah Taylor-Walters ’24 recorded her first collegiate goal.
The Engineers were defeated after blowing a 2‒0 lead as the Brown Bears scored three unanswered goals in the last two periods. The loss drops them down into sixth place in the ECAC, with the Union Dutchmen replacing them at fifth.
The Engineers racked up a 4‒0 win on the road at St. Lawrence University. Jack Watson ’25 earned his first career shutout, finishing the game with a total of 41 saves. James McIsaac ’24 and Reid Leibold ’25 netted their first career goals in the victory.
Four different Engineers added their names to the scoresheet as Rensselaer defeated the Princeton Tigers 4‒1. The Engineers are currently in fifth place in the ECAC with a record of 4‒4‒0, and are now 7‒8‒2 on the season.
A 42-yard touchdown run from Dylan Burnett ’22 and a late interception by Francis Perry ’22 secured a 21‒14 victory over the No. 13 SUNY Cortland Red Dragons. The No. 18 Engineers are set to face the reigning champion No. 1 North Central College Cardinals in the Elite Eight.
For the first time in 30 years, the Engineers racked up over 100 points in their home opener, crushing SUNY Cobleskill 101‒48. Jonny Angbazo ’23, Mason Memmelaar ’22, and Patrick Mahoney ’22 all tallied double-digit points in the victory.
The Engineers continue their playoff journey as they defeated Endicott College 20‒14. They are set to take on the Cortland Red Dragons in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
The predatory Engineers' power play drew blood as they netted three goals in a 7‒2 victory over the Long Island University Sharks, with ECAC Rookie of the Week John Beaton ’24 scoring the first two goals of his collegiate career. The Engineers’ record now stands at 6‒5‒2.
The Liberty League title and Dutchman Shoes trophy returned to Troy after Rensselaer defeated Union 19‒17 following a nerve-wracking final minute, capped off by a game-winning field goal from Trevor Bisson ’22. The Engineers will travel to Endicott College to face the Gulls in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The Engineers scored two goals in the third period to defeat the Clarkson Golden Knights 3‒1. The Engineers are now 5‒3‒1 in the regular season and 3‒1‒0 in the ECAC.
The Ithaca Bombers missed a game-tying field goal with 34.1 seconds remaining to give the Engineers a 14‒11 victory. The win increased Rensselaer’s season record to 7‒1 and their league record to 3‒1, setting up a close race for the Liberty League championship title.
The Engineers finished top of the Liberty League and are set to host the semifinal and championship games. Rensselaer will play St. Lawrence University on Saturday at 11 am at the East Campus Athletic Village Stadium.
The Engineers defeated rival Union College 3‒0 in the annual “blackout” game at the Houston Field House. The win completes the season-long sweep over Union and brings RPI’s season record to 4‒2‒1.
After thrashing the Canisius Golden Griffins 6‒2 the night prior, the Engineers were defeated 3‒2 in overtime, a callback to their defeat versus Bowling Green last weekend. The Engineers’ season record is now 1‒2‒1.
After defeating the Sage Colleges and Union College earlier this week, the Engineers were taken down by Ithaca College with a score of 1‒0. The loss broke their five-game winning streak, bringing their season record to 7‒7 and 3‒2 in the Liberty League.
The Engineers had a phenomenal three-for-three week, outscoring their opponents 18‒1. Liberty League Rookie of the Week Nina Caprio ’25 scored five goals in the three home games to become the team’s leading scorer with six goals.
No. 25 Rensselaer defeated Buffalo State 24‒16, bringing their record to 6‒0 on the season and 2‒0 in the Liberty League.
The Engineers began Liberty League play with a 38‒22 triumph over the University of Rochester, continuing their undefeated season. Rensselaer now stands at 5‒0.
Five different goal scorers, including three who scored their first goal this season, helped the Engineers take down Bard College 6‒0.
Quarterback George Marinopoulos threw for five touchdowns and the Engineer defense tallied three interceptions to increase their record to 4‒0 after a 41‒7 victory over St. John Fisher College.
Whitney Wisnom ’22 scored on the final play of the game to rescue a draw against Liberty League opponents St. Lawrence.
A four-yard touchdown with 34 seconds remaining secured a victory against Stevenson, bringing the Engineers’ record to 2‒0.
Josh Gaudiano ’23 netted two goals in the 5‒1 win over the Plattsburgh State Cardinals, bringing the Engineers’ record at the time to 1‒1‒1.
The Bombers scored 14 points in overtime to defeat the Engineers, granting them the Liberty League title. The Engineers still advance to the NCAA tournament, facing off against New England College on March 6.
With a victory against the Union Dutchmen in the Liberty League Semifinals, the Engineers advance to the championship game against Ithaca. They will host the Bombers in the Liberty League Tournament Championship Game on Sunday, March 1, at 2 pm at the East Campus Athletic Village Arena.
Todd Burgess ’20 and the Engineers secured home ice advantage for the playoffs after netting seven goals in their victory over the Princeton Tigers.
With a win against Quinnipiac, the Engineers inch closer to securing home ice advantage for the playoffs.
The Engineers’ losing streak extends to 25 games and their record falls to 0‒31‒1 with a 4‒1 defeat to Dartmouth.
The Harvard Crimson prevailed against the Engineers in their game on Friday night with a 3‒1 victory.
The Engineers tied—but failed to break—their record for longest win streak of 18 games, previously set by the 1990-1991 team with a win against Vassar College and a loss against Ithaca College this weekend.
Sports Editor Andrew Days sits down with the Engineers’ goaltender to learn more about him.
A packed Houston Field House celebrated as the Engineers beat the University of Vermont 1‒0 in the 43rd annual Big Red Freakout game.
The Engineers defeated Dartmouth for the first time in five years, 7‒1, on Friday night.
Sports Editor Andrew Days explains why he believes that those younger than 18 should have the ability to vote.
After losing in a shootout during last year’s Mayor’s Cup, the Engineers bring the Mayor’s Cup home to Troy after defeating Union in a similar fashion.
Sports editor Andrew Days sheds light on the women’s hockey team’s season thus far.
The Rensselaer women's hockey team suffered another defeat to Yale this weekend, bringing their record to 0‒23‒1 and extending their losing streak to 17 games.
Associate Photography Editor Andrew Days describes how he went from hating Bradbury to loving him.