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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.

RIT Athletics enjoys banner 2016-17 season

5 Jul

Collage of different RIT athletes with RIT logo and tiger face in center of collage..

With ample successes in the classroom and in the field of play, the RIT Athletics program enjoyed unparalleled success during the 2016-17 season. From Liberty League championships to NCAA berths, to All-American status and Academic All-America plaudits, RIT’s 675 student-athletes have had plenty to celebrate this year. More.

RIT men’s lacrosse has incredible 2017 season

30 May

Three men lacrosse players running on field, one in black and white uniform and other two players in yellow and black uniforms.

The No. 2 RIT men’s lacrosse team (20-3) had an incredible season, but it came to an end, falling 15-7 to No. 1 Salisbury University (22-1) in the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship on May 28. More than 31,500 fans turned out for the chanpionship game held at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. More.

RIT baseball wins first Liberty League title

15 May

Baseball team members in uniform pose with Liberty League banner.

The RIT baseball team (33-7) won its first Liberty League Championship, defeating Clarkson University (18-18) 9-4 at Tiger Stadium on May 12. RIT earns an automatic berth into the 2017 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship, its first in the program’s 65-year history. More.

RIT women’s basketball wins Liberty League championship

27 Feb

Women's basketball team with big smiles wearing gray championship t-shirts holding up a number 1.

The RIT women’s basketball team won its first conference title in the 30-year history of the program with an 85-72 win over Clarkson University in the Liberty League Tournament championship. With the win, RIT secures an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament. More.