Join the Tigers’ drive toward a national championship
March 23, 2010
by Paul Stella
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As the RIT men’s hockey team begins its journey toward the NCAA Frozen Four, members of the campus community are invited to showcase their Tiger pride—both in person and online.
The Tigers have enhanced their presence on Facebook, creating an online community designed to spread the word about the upcoming NCAA tournament. Everyone is encouraged to become a “fan” at www.facebook.com/RIThockey. Exchange comments with other Tiger fans and stay up to date on news and information related to the tournament.
At 3 p.m. this Friday, March 26, RIT will faceoff against the University of Denver in the first round of the tournament at the Times Union Center in Albany.
Discount alumni tickets are available online at http://www.rit.edu/alumni/albany. Alumni can purchase up to 6 tickets for $40 each, and admission to a tailgate party at the Times Union Center is available for an additional $5. Game tickets may also be purchased at the arena in Albany for $46.
ESPNU will broadcast the game live on Friday. Time Warner Cable customers can watch on channel 216 on the system’s digital tier or channel 1039 in high-definition.
If RIT wins Friday, they play the winner of Cornell vs. New Hampshire in the Eastern Regional Championship game on Saturday. Discounted tickets will be available Saturday at the Gordon Field House box office from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the same discounted rate of $20 for RIT students and $42 for non-students.
There will be 100 spots available on buses going to the game, departing 1:30 p.m. Saturday from the lower entrance to Ritter Arena. Please sign up at the Gordon Field House box office when you purchase tickets Saturday. It is first-come, first-served.