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Athletics
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Accomplishments Under
The Rensselaer Plan

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Student and Campus Experience

Athletics

  • Hired new Athletic Director.
  • Focused on academic as well as team success:
    • Student-athlete GPA averages exceed those of the student body as a whole.
  • Elevated Women’s Ice Hockey to Division I (inaugural season 2005-06).
  • Hired new men’s ice hockey coach (2006).
  • Opened new fitness center (Mueller Center).
  • Installed new roof, skylight, and pool filtration system for Robison Pool.
  • Installed new roof, locker room, and dasher improvements at Houston Field House.
  • Completed locker room improvements in the AS&RC.
  • Built new bleachers and press facilities for ’86 Field (football).
  • Installed new surface on Harkness Field and Track.
  • Developed Master Plan; designed Phase I for East Campus Athletic Village.
  • Broke ground on East Campus Athletic Village (August 2007); opened facility on October 3, 2009.
  • Constructed new lighted turf field for soccer and lacrosse (Renwyck Field).
  • Constructed improvements to locker rooms, equipment room and athletic training facility at Houston Field House.
  • Installed new lights on Harkness Field (August 2007).
  • Achieved LEED gold status certification for East Campus Athletic Village (Fall 2009).
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