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RIT women’s basketball heads to championships

26 Feb

RIT women's basketball defeats Union in Liberty League Semifinal for first playoff win.

The No. 2 seed RIT women’s basketball team (20-6) hosted and won its first ever postseason game on February 24, defeating No. 3 seed Union College (17-8) by a score of 68-64 in the Liberty League Semifinal. It is the first time RIT has reached 20 wins in program history. RIT will travel to top-seed Clarkson University on February 27 for the Liberty League Championship. The winner of the league title will receive an automatic berth into the 2016 NCAA Division III Tournament. More.

RIT men’s lacrosse ranked third in poll

30 Jan

RIT men's lacrosse ranked third in 2016 USILA pre-season coaches poll.

The RIT men’s lacrosse team is ranked third in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/Nike 2016 Pre-Season Coaches Poll. The Tigers advanced to the NCAA national semifinals in 2015 for the third straight season, but lost to Tufts, finishing with a 21-1 record. RIT won its fourth straight Liberty League Tournament title, sixth straight conference title, and made its 17th appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2015. More.

RIT points of pride

19 Jan

A world leader in education and access for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Rochester Institute of Technology is emerging as one of the world’s most innovative, agile, diverse and forward-thinking universities. At RIT, we forge greatness by being different. We are a world leader in education and access for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We have students who improve HIV medications in Africa, conduct remote sensing on volcanoes in Iceland, help select the Mars 2020 rover landing site, and win national cyber-defense competitions. And we have faculty who invent wearable technologies that protect soldiers, who work on the nation’s top advanced manufacturing initiatives, and are named U.S. Professor of the Year.

This is just a start. Check out the RIT Points of Pride website.

2015 Grad Skip Flanagan Signs Professional Contract

30 Jun

Former RIT baseball standout, 2015 graduate Skip Flanagan (Framingham, MA/Bishop Feehan), signed a professional contract on June 10 with the Old Orchard Beach Surge for their inaugural season in the newly formed North Country Baseball League (NCBL). more

RIT Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Tufts in Semifinals

20 May

Photo by: Jenn March

Photo by: Jenn March

For the second straight season, the top-ranked men’s lacrosse team had its undefeated season end in the NCAA Division III Semifinals by No. 5 Tufts University. The RIT Tigers fell to the Jumbos 19-12 in front of a packed house at RIT. More.