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Getting it straight from the coach’s mouth

On this week’s Studio 86 podcast, RIT Tigers men’s hockey head coach Wayne Wilson gives his assessment of the season, pointing to upset victories over Cornell and Minnesota as highlights so far. Coach Wilson told Joe Venniro, RIT assistant sports information director, and me that the team’s goal is a berth in the NCAA tournament more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – February 5

Congratulations to former RIT Head Coach Tom Coughlin on winning Super Bowl XLII with the New York Giants. The Democrat and Chronicle ran a great story on Coughlin’s influence on his former Tiger players on Sunday. In addition, former RIT players met at the Radisson on Sunday to watch their former coach make history. The more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – January 29

It was a fairly quiet weekend on campus this past weekend, with just swimming and women’s hockey hosting events. That didn’t mean the rest of the department was quiet. With the New York Giants in the Super Bowl, our office was flooded with media requests. Why you ask? The answer is that Tom Coughlin, current more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – January 22

Kudos to everyone involved with the behind the scenes work involved with making attendance at both men’s hockey games and the men’s and women’s basketball contests on Saturday a great success. I echo what my colleague Paul Stella wrote on Monday about the school spirit at other non-hockey athletic events at RIT. It would be more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – January 15

With the temperatures getting back down to what we are accumstomed to, the action inside RIT athletics is heating up. The men’s hockey squad (10-8-3, 8-5-3 AHA) kept pace in the Atlantic Hockey standings. with a split at picturesque Air Force. The Tigers hit three posts in a scoreless first period and allowed two goals more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – January 8

It was a great start to 2008 for RIT athletics, with big wins against good competition. The men’s hockey squad (9-7-3, 7-4-3 AHA) began 2008 on a positive note, sweeping Holy Cross on Friday and Saturday to climb over .500 and move into second place in the conference standings. It was perhaps, RIT’s best play more »

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