Athletics

Excelling in the classroom and in competition.

24

Athletic Teams

RIT has 12 men’s varsity teams and 12 women’s varsity teams.

2

Division I Programs

RIT men’s and women’s hockey are NCAA Division I programs.

675+

Varsity Student-Athletes

More than 675 student-athletes compete in varsity athletics

4.3k

Capacity Hockey Arena

The Gene Polisseni Center, home to the RIT men’s and women’s hockey programs, has space for 4,300 fans.

3.35

Overall student-athlete GPA

Tigers enjoy success in both the field of competition and the classroom.

RIT Hockey Team in Action

RIT Athletics

Visit RITAthletics.com for complete coverage of RIT’s varsity sports teams

RIT Hockey Fans

Tickets

Season and single-game tickets for men’s and women’s hockey are available at RIT’s box office

Latest News

  • August 6, 2019

    'Couple in hiking gear stands on ledge with canyon in background.'

    Tiger Love: Ultramarathoners in it for the long haul

    If the old saying, “couples who play together stay together” is true, Jon Podeszek ’10, ’12 MS and Danielle Furman Podeszek ’11 have it made. The two are ultramarathoners who spend their free time training to run 50-plus-mile races.

  • July 8, 2019

    'Golfer drives golfball from a tee.'

    Tiger tees off — RIT alumnus is golf’s biggest hitter

    RIT alumnus Ryan Steenberg ’17 MFA (medical illustration) can drive a golf ball the length of nearly five football fields. Steenberg, the No. 1-ranked long drive hitter in the world, will represent his hometown July 20 to 24 in the “ROC City Rumble,” part of World Long Drive’s 2019 Tour.