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Is college hockey becoming more exciting than the NHL?

RIT hockey is starting to receive good press for its 10-game unbeaten streak. College Hockey News is running a piece on RIT’s defense leading the way, while the Democrat and Chronicle will run a feature on Saturday, previewing the game against Niagara. Don’t be fooled by Niagara’s 2-10-2 record (before Friday against Robert Morris). The more »

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Guest Blog: Track and cross country star Jillian Putney’s experience at the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Championships

Junior Jillian Putney, a member of the RIT women’s cross country and track and field teams, is this week’s guest blogger. Putney, who works in our office, had told us she was going to be traveling to Ohio to support her teammates as they ran at the NCAA Cross Country Championships last weekend. We discussed more »

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Fall sports season to wrapup this weekend; streaking men’s hockey team looks to keep winning

The RIT men’s cross country team and women’s standout runner Jouhan Allende will compete at the 2009 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships at Highland Hills Golf Course in Highland Hills, Ohio, on Saturday. The men qualified as a team in 2006 and finished 19th. Hopefully, the men can fare better this time around and more »

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Streaking Tigers look to continue successful runs

Stop the presses. The RIT men’s hockey team is 0-3 and headed for a tough season, right? Not at all, and I will get to that in a few paragraphs. The big stories this week, are the impressive runs put forth by the men’s and women’s soccer squads, along with the men’s cross country team. more »

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7,421 fans to a Tiger hockey game? How far we have come in such a short time

Large view of crowd at Blue Cross Arena, 10-10-2009

Wow! That’s really all that needs to be said about the crowd of 7,421 fans who showed up to see the Tiger men’s hockey team battle Colgate at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday during Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend. Many people will tell you, including myself, that the number was low—it was closer to more »

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Brick City’s new look

RIT’s fall tradition is back for another rendition. But this time it features a new twist and even a slightly different name. “Brick City Homecoming” is now known as “Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.” The minor tweak was designed to ensure the families of our students understood that this weekend is for them, too. more »

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