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RIT’s Matt Garbowsky dominates college hockey

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It was a dream season for RIT men’s hockey captain Matt Garbowsky.

The fourth-year business management major from St. George, Ontario, Canada, became a household name in college hockey in 2015, setting countless records and earning several accolades en route to leading RIT to the Atlantic Hockey Championship.

Garbowsky and the Tigers advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second time as a ... (more)

Honorees heralded at Press Radio Club Day of Champions

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RIT President Bill Destler, men’s lacrosse head coach Jake Coon and men’s and women’s hockey student manager Joe Vicario were honored at the 2015 Rochester Press Radio Club Day of Champions Dinner on May 4. Destler was named the Morrie Silver Award Winner, presented by the Rochester Red Wings; Coon, the Rochester Razor Sharks Local Coach of the Year; and Vicario, ... (more)

Standout goalie goes pro

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On March 31, RIT goaltender Jordan Ruby signed a professional contract with the Toledo Walleye of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) and made his professional debut with a victory on April 3. Ruby enjoyed a tremendous senior season, finishing 11-8-4 with a 2.10 goals against average, .924 save percentage, and two shutouts. He was a four-time Atlantic Hockey Goaltender of ... (more)

RIT runners race along the ‘Tiger Trail’

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RIT cross country and track and field runners from the past and present pushed across the finish line March 29, completing the eight-day, 1,400-mile RIT Tiger Trail relay from Auburn, Ala., to campus. The run was held to raise awareness for the national Tigers for Tigers coalition, and the athletes — the first female group on campus to complete a journey ... (more)