RIT Volleyball


RIT vs. St. John Fisher (10/21)

The Tigers pulled off a three-set win against St. John Fisher this past Tuesday in a non-league contest at the Manning Napier Varsity Gym, bringing the team's current winning streak to an impressive five matches. Fourth year Bethany Davis was the star of the show, earning herself the title of the third person in the program's history to reach 2,000 digs and putting her well on track to surpass Krissy Caton, '99, who holds the program record at 2,052. Second year Sarah Szybist and third year Laiz Novaes also had impressive games, earning 13 and seven kills, respectively.  

RIT vs. Clarkson, RIT vs. St. Lawrence (10/24)

Despite losing three sets to both Clarkson (26-3, 9-0 Liberty League) and St. Lawrence (21-10, 8-2 Liberty League) this past Friday, the Tigers still qualified for the Liberty League Tournament. Although the Tigers fell to Clarkson by scores of 25-19, 25-16 and 25-18, the team still managed 37 total kills, led by Szybist with 11 along with third year Taylor Harkness with five and second year Emma Dowdy with two, as well as 23 assists.

RIT fell in the second match against St. Lawrence to scores of 25-22, 26-24 and 25-11, but still pulled off some great performances. Szybist once against proved herself a formidable player, racking up 14 kills and six digs, while Novaes chalked up 10 kills and Dowdy put up 18 assists.

RIT Soccer


RIT vs. Union (10/25)

The Tigers (7-3-5, 3-2-2 Liberty League) grabbed a win against Union (9-4-2, 2-3-2 Liberty League) this past Saturday at Tiger Stadium, staying neck-and-neck with Union right up to the very end. In the 102nd minute, fourth year Kiana Richards fired a pass from third year Elizabeth May at the 18-yard line to win the game 2-1. Celebrating Senior Day, fourth years Emma Esposito, Amanda Murray and Kayleigh Grieser were recognized for their sterling contributions to the team.

RIT took a 17-10 lead in shots over Union, placing the Tigers in third place in the Liberty League after Saturday's win. The Tigers also lead Union in saves (six to Union's four) and corner kicks (four to Union's three). RIT plays their last game of the regular season this Saturday against William Smith, and they should be able to chalk up another win.

RIT vs. SUNY Fredonia

RIT went on the road this past Tuesday to take on SUNY Fredonia in a non-conference game at University Stadium, and they triumphed 1-0. Second year Hayley Cromwell scored off of an assist from third year Quincey Ornellas in the 51st minute to win the game.

While Fredonia led RIT in shots (10 to RIT's nine), RIT trumped Fredonia with shots on goal (four to Fredonia's three) as well as corner kicks (six to Fredonia's three).  In the first half, RIT opened up many opportunities to score, as May was cleared away from a huge pass from second year Maxine Culhane in the 30th minute, as well as missing a 45-yard free kick.

The Tigers face William Smith in the regular season finale this Saturday at William Smith.


RIT vs. Union (10/25)

Officially eliminated from the Liberty League playoff contention after a series of devastating losses, the Tigers (4-11-1, 2-5-0 Liberty League) fell 1-0 to Union College (8-8-1, 2-4-0 Liberty League) this past Saturday in Schenectady, NY.

Despite the loss, however, the Tigers still showcased great performances. Second year goalkeeper Patrick O'Mara made four saves and the Tigers led Union in shots on net (seven to Union's six), as third year Geno Rocco, first year Gene Kouroupus, second year Scott Fishel and first year Mike Reverdatto each made shots.

Regular season play ends for the Tigers next week, as the Tigers host Hobart College this coming Saturday, November 1, at Tiger Stadium in the season finale.

RIT Cross Country


2014 NYSCTC Championships (10/25)

Even choosing not to run its top runners, RIT's now nationally-ranked women's cross country team still managed to place fifth out of 10 teams at the 2014 NYSCTC Championships hosted by St. John Fisher this past Saturday.  

Finishing with 161 total team points, the Tigers showcased some terrific runners. Fourth year Amanda White placed 28th out of 113 runners at the 6,000-meter event held at the St. John Fisher Golf Course, finishing with a time of 24:55.00, while third year Amy Becker finished at 24:55.7 and first year Keira Higgens finished 30th with a time of 25:03.8.

The Tigers will compete at the 2014 Liberty League Championships in Saratoga Springs this Saturday, November 1.


2014 NYSCTC Championships (10/25)

In remarkably similar fashion to the women's team, RIT's men's cross country team also chose not to run its top runners at the 2014 NYSCTC Championships, but still managed to snag a fifth place spot out of 11 competing teams.

The Tigers' top performer was second year Brian Cusack, who finished with a time of 27:36.3 at the 8,000-meter event held at the St. John Fisher Golf Course, placing him 25th out of 120 total runners. Other key runners at NYSCTC were first year James Bailey, who placed 48th with a time of 28:16.7, and third year Chris Schwab, who placed 42nd with a time of 28:03.5.

The men's team will also be competing in the 2014 Liberty League Championships at Saratoga Springs on November 1.