PREVIEW! Women’s hockey among a dozen events

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TROY, NY – It’s another busy weekend for the Engineers with eight different teams on duty, including the debut of the women’s ice hockey team, which takes on Syracuse in an exhibition game on Sunday at 3pm. Women’s football is also at home on Saturday at 3 p.m. when the Liberty League kicks off. Women’s tennis, men’s tennis and golf compete in tournaments, while men’s soccer, field hockey and soccer – the Transit Trophy Game! – all have single road competitions.

Below is a summary of the competitions and the links required to follow them if applicable. It is important that according to Rensselaer’s plan to return to campus operations on August 13, 2021, external viewers are currently not allowed on the Rensselaer campus. Only RPI faculty, staff, and students who fully adhere to the institute’s COVID-19 protocols are allowed to participate in games. For games on the campus of other schools, please check the terms and conditions of the host university.

MEN’S FOOTBALL (2-1-1; 0-0-0 Liberty League) in Keene State (0-2-1; 0-0-0 Little East)

Friday at 7 p.m.
Dr. Ron Metzgerfeld | Keene, NH
Note: Originally planned for September 1st, but postponed due to bad weather
Note: The engineers went 2-0-0 last weekend with an overall result of 11-2
Note: Rensselaer head coach Adam Clinton is a Keene State alum

LADIES TENNIS (0-0; 0-0 Liberty League) at the USTA / ITA Northeast Regional Championships
Saturday at 8.30 a.m., Sunday at 8.30 a.m. & Monday at 9 a.m.
HWS Tennis Center (outside) & Bristol Field House (inside) | Geneva, NY
Note: Engineers have six single participants and three double teams
Note: 16 teams from across the region
Note: Singles and doubles champions automatically receive an application for the ITA Cup (October 14-17 in Georgia); Single and double finalists will automatically receive a bid for the Small College National Championship
Note: Rensselaer won five flights at the Union College Invitational (4 schools) last weekend

MEN’S TENNIS (0-0; 0-0 Liberty League) at the Middlebury Invitational
Saturday at 9 a.m. & Sunday at 9 a.m.
Proctor tennis courts | Middlebury, Vt.
Note: Rensselaer won three flights at the Siena Invitational (6 schools) last weekend

GOLF at the Williams Fall Invitational
Saturday at 1 p.m. & Sunday at 9 a.m.
Taconic Golf Course | Williamstown, Mass.
Note: Rensselaer won the St. John Fisher Tournament (7 schools) on Labor Day Weekend

FIELD HOCKEY (1-3; 0-0 Liberty League) at Stevens (2-2; 0-0 MAC)

Saturday at 1 p.m.
DeBaun Athletic Complex | Hoboken, New Jersey
Note: Fourth meeting ever, Stevens leads 2-1; All three games were decided by one goal
Note: The Engineers 2-0 win on Tuesday was the first game to be decided by more than one goal this season

SOCCER (2-0; 0-0 Liberty League) at WPI (1-1; 0-0 NEWMAC)
Transit Trophy Game | Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Alumni field | Worcester, Mass.
Note: First street game for Rensselaer, who won his first two games with touchdowns in the last minute of both

LADIES FOOTBALL (2-1-2; 0-0-0 Liberty League) vs. St. Lawrence (3-0-1; 0-0-0 Liberty League)

Saturday at 3 p.m. | Opening of the Liberty League
ECAV stadium | Faculty, staff, and students who fully adhere to the institute’s COVID-19 protocols are welcome and encouraged to attend; All others are forbidden

NOTE: Engineers drive unbeaten series for four games (2-0-2)
NOTE: St. Lawrence tops all series, 18-13-4

LADIES HOCKEY (0-0-0; 0-0-0 ECAC Hockey) vs. Syracuse (0-0-0; 0-0-0 Skyline)

Sunday at 3 p.m. | exhibition
Houston Field House | Faculty, staff, and students who fully adhere to the institute’s COVID-19 protocols are welcome and encouraged to attend; All others are forbidden

Note: Rensselaer’s first game since March 2020

UPCOMING

Men’s football will host Eastern Connecticut State on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Let’s blush!

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