News from RPI Athletics
Rebecca Baione of Poughquag Helps RPI to Championship
TROY, NY (02/27/2018)– Rebecca Baione of Poughquag 12570 is a member of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women’s swimming & diving team that captured the first Liberty League Championship in program history.
The Engineers, who are coached by Shannon O’Brien, won the title in dramatic fashion, defeating the host school, Ithaca College, by only 50 points.
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America’s oldest technological research university. For nearly two centuries, the Institute has been a driving force behind breakthroughs in engineering and science in virtually every arena-from transportation and infrastructure to business, medicine, outer space, and cyberspace.
As it approaches its bicentennial anniversary, the Institute continues to define The New Polytechnic, a new paradigm for teaching, learning, and research that uses advanced technologies to enable fresh collaborations across disciplines, sectors, and regions, in order to answer the global challenges of our day.