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RIT men’s lacrosse earns top-five ranking in two NCAA Division III preseason polls

26 Jan

RIT men's lacrosse team in white uniforms celebrate their winning goal..

The RIT men’s lacrosse team was picked in the top-five in two preseason polls. The Tigers were selected third in the USILA/Nike Lacrosse Division III Preseason Coaches Poll and fifth in the Nike/U.S. Lacrosse Men’s Preseason Poll. The Tigers, who will celebrate their 50th season in 2018, finished with 20 wins in 2017, advancing to the Division III Championship game for the second time in four years. More.

Meet RIT/NTID student-athlete Otto Kingstedt

15 Dec

Meet RIT/NTID student-athlete Otto Kingstedt, a member of the RIT men’s track and field team. Otto is a graphic design major from Stockholm, Sweden.

The rise of RIT athletics

30 Nov

RIT men's baseball players in unform pile on top of each other in excitement.

There’s a long list of accolades for all 24 RIT varsity sports, including that RIT’s student-athletes earned the highest cumulative GPA in program history with a 3.32. The rise of RIT athletics–and the number of outstanding deaf and hard-of-hearing student-athletes–is a remarkable story but not unexpected given the growth and advancement of RIT. More.

RIT Athletics 2016-2017

15 Sep

Academic year 2016-2017 was incredible for RIT Athletics. Many RIT records were broken, including a 21-year-old record broken by RIT/NTID’s All-American Otto Kingstedt. Check out the video to learn more about RIT’s outstanding year and student-athlete Kingstedt.

RIT women’s hockey to bring in eight newcomers for 2017-18 season

13 Jul

Five women hockey players huddled on ice in white, orange and black uniforms.

RIT women’s hockey is adding eight new members to its team this year, and one of them is RIT/NTID student-athlete Baylee Trani from Huntington Beach, California. Trani, a speedy, 5-foot-2 forward, played the 2016-17 season with the New England Hockey Club. She led the team with nine goals while playing in 28 games. Trani also was a two-year member of the Under-16 California Wave from 2013-15.

“Baylee will be an exciting player to watch,” said RIT Coach Scott McDonald. “She is extremely quick and likes to have the puck on her stick to make plays.” More.