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Colin Tory Named Atlantic Region
Coach of the Year

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has announced its winners of regional awards for the 2011 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season, and Rensselaer head coach Colin Tory has been recognized as the Atlantic Region Men’s Coach of the Year. It marks the second outdoor regional honor of his career.

Tory, who is in his 11th year at the helm of the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field squads at Rensselaer, led the Engineers men to the Liberty League and NYSCTC Championships during the 2011 outdoor season. It marked the third straight conference title and the eighth state title in program history. Rensselaer also finished 11th overall and first among all conference teams at the ECAC
Championships.

Tory, who is in his 11th year at the helm of the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field squads at Rensselaer, led the Engineers men to the Liberty League and NYSCTC Championships during the 2011 outdoor season.

The men’s squad ended the regular season ranked second in the Atlantic Region. For their efforts, the NYSCTC honored the RPI coaches by naming them Coaching Staff of the Year. Additionally, 19 weekly Liberty League honors were handed out to eightathletes, while a league-best 24 student-athletes were All-Academic selections.

Over his 11-year career at RPI, Tory has earned a number of accolades, including Outdoor Regional Coach of the Year in 2003. He and his staff have been named the Liberty League Outdoor Coaching Staff of the Year seven times during his tenure, while also earning five NYSCTC Men’s Coaching Staff of
the Year honors.


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Inside Rensselaer
Volume 5, Number 12, August 26, 2011
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