News by Topic: Athletics
January 20, 2020
Frozen Four hockey memories: RIT’s remarkable run
RIT’s Frozen Four hockey memories are frozen in time. The success of the RIT’s men’s hockey team was one of the most inspiring stories in college hockey in 2010, and RIT is celebrating the Frozen Four Tigers this Saturday.
November 26, 2019
RIT Cross Country Runner Overcomes Challenges to Find Success
Spectrum News features Hassan Eissa, a third-year electrical engineering technology major and member of the men's cross country team.
November 19, 2019
Hassan Eissa crosses countries to reach academic and sports milestones
Hassan Eissa has a life journey that reads like a Hollywood script – born in Chad, left home at an early age, traveled across the continent before making his way as a refugee to the United States. And he has a résumé to match – shepherd, transporter of camels – and now engineering technology student and standout cross country runner at RIT.
November 19, 2019
RIT women's basketball team welcomes 9-year-old with cerebral palsy as teammate
WHEC-TV reports on the addition of Lily Breon-Milliman as the newest member of the RIT women's basketball team.
November 18, 2019
From Archery to Zumba, RIT redefines wellness
RIT requires all undergraduates on its Rochester campus to complete two wellness courses before they can graduate. There are more than 180 wellness course options, and the goal is for students to appreciate a healthy lifestyle that will last long after they graduate.
November 4, 2019
RIT basketball players join Special Olympians for unified sports tournament
WHAM-TV reports on a basketball tournament featuring RIT basketball players, members of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and Special Olympians.
October 29, 2019
Coach Cliff Devries to be featured on ESPN's 'E:60' tonight
ESPN will feature Cliff Devries, RIT diving coach, tonight on its sports magazine show "E:60."
October 7, 2019
Tim Volkmann named director of RIT Athletics Communications
Tim Volkmann, a 22-year veteran of intercollegiate athletics, has been named director of RIT Athletics Communications. Volkmann will be responsible for developing the promotional strategy for 24 Tiger sports, as well as administering the day-to-day operations of the Athletics Communications office.
September 26, 2019
RIT Men’s Hockey finds new home for TV, streaming broadcasts
RIT Men’s Hockey fans will have new ways to watch games during the 2019-2020 season. The team’s 17 regular season home games will be aired live locally on WBGT my18 and all games hosted by Atlantic Hockey teams will be available to stream via FloHockey.tv.
September 26, 2019
RIT Hockey Media Day previews upcoming season
Live, from the Gene Polisseni Center, it’s RIT Hockey Media Day! RIT SportsZone is hosting the free, open event at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the arena. Tiger Hockey fans will get a preview of the season through featured interviews with men’s and women’s team coaches and players, as well as Lou Spiotti Jr., executive director of intercollegiate athletics at RIT.
August 23, 2019
RIT president outlines progress on major initiatives
RIT President David Munson this morning welcomed back the community, saying that the university is positioned for another exciting academic year.
August 6, 2019
40 years and counting: Athletics director says he still has more to do
Lou Spiotti Jr. will begin his 40th season as executive director of Intercollegiate Athletics at RIT this fall. He is one of a few directors in all of college athletics—Division I, II and III—to serve in that position for 40 years.