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Directions to Road Women's Hockey Venues

Directions to road games for RPI Women's Hockey. All these assume you can make it from wherever you are to the main arteries out of the Capital District, such as I-87, NY-7, NY-2 and the New York Thruway. Distances shown are from Troy and are approximate. Your mileage may vary.
 

Brown

Coordinates: 41.831112, -71.398866

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 10A, then take MA-146 South, which leads all the way to Providence (on RI-146). When RI-146 merges with I-95 South, stay to the left. Exit I-95 at the I-195 interchange (Exit 20) and take I-195 East towards Cape Cod, then get off at Exit 3 (Gano Street). Go to the bottom of the ramp and turn right. At the fourth light take a left onto Angel Street. Go up the hill and take a right onto Hope Street. Meehan Auditorium is one-quarter mile down on the right side.

Distance: 180 miles (290 km)

 

Clarkson

Coordinates: 44.664318, -75.001768

I-87 North to Exit 23. After exiting head west and follow the signs leading to NY-28. Take NY-28 North into Indian Lake, then pick up NY-30. Follow NY-30 to Tupper Lake, then take NY-3 West. After about 18 miles, take a right onto NY-56 North and follow it to Potsdam. At the second light after passing SUNY Potsdam, take a left and follow US-11 South. At the downtown intersection (in front of the Clarkson Inn), bear left. Continue on US-11. At the next major intersection (it is a little odd), go left and remain on US-11 until the left appears for the main entrance to the Clarkson campus (it is indicated by brick walls labeled with "Clarkson University"). Enter the campus and continue straight until there is a large parking lot on the right side. At the end of that parking lot is the Cheel Center, which contains Cheel Arena.

Distance: 200 miles (322 km)

 

Colgate

Coordinates: 42.814896, -75.542456

If at Cornell the night before: Get on NY-13, which runs through downtown Ithaca, and head north. NY-13 goes to Cortland and I-81. Take I-81 North to Exit 15. Then follow US-20 East (about 35 miles) until it intersects NY-46. Take NY-46 South until it intersects NY-12B, then follow NY-12B South and pick up the directions below at **.

If coming from Troy: New York Thruway (I-90) West to Exit 33 (Verona-Rome-Oneida). Follow NY-365 West to Oneida Castle, then take NY-5 West (briefly) to NY-46 South. Continue on NY-46 South until it intersects with NY-12B, then follow NY-12B South. ** NY-12B leads directly into Hamilton. Drive through town; go past a pond on the left. Go through the light. Most of the college is on the left. Starr Rink is on the right (not signed, but with the other Colgate athletic facilities). It is the second curved-roofed building. NOTE: The hospital is further beyond Starr Rink. Turn around if the hospital appears.

Distance from Cornell: 80 miles (129 km)

Distance from Troy: 130 miles (209 km)

 

Connecticut

Coordinates: 41.800297, -72.254698

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 4 (I-91). Follow I-91 South through Springfield and into Connecticut. Leave I-91 at Exit 47E and head east on CT-190. In Somers take a right onto CT-83 South. In Vernon, leave CT-83 and head east on CT-74 (Union Street, then East Main Street). At the intersection with Grove Street, take a right onto Grove (CT-31) which leads to I-84. Take I-84 East until Exit 68. At the end of the ramp turn right onto CT-195 South. Proceed for seven miles to the UConn campus. Turn right onto North Eagleville Road. Go to the second light and turn left onto Hillside Road. At the fourth stop sign Gampel Pavilion is on the right. Turn right onto Stadium Road. Go up the hill and continue straight, Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum is on the left.

Distance: 130 miles (209 km)

 

Cornell

Coordinates: 42.445469, -76.477468

New York Thruway (I-90) West to Exit 25A. I-88 South to Exit 8, then take NY-206 West until it intersects with NY-79 near Whitney Point (about 30 miles). Follow NY-79 into Ithaca. After passing the Mitchell Street, then Eddy Street, intersections, there is an intersection with Stewart and Green. Go right onto Stewart Avenue and up the hill. When the road forks (Stewart left, Campus Road right), take Campus Road to the right. Keep right at the next fork (West Avenue) and go around the bend. At the intersection with Central stay on Campus Road and Lynah Rink appears farther ahead on the left. Before Lynah is a parking garage on the right.

Distance: 190 miles (306 km)

 

Dartmouth

Coordinates: 43.700902, -72.280727

NY-7 East to near the Vermont border. When NY-7 takes a right at an intersection, head straight on the Bennington Bypass, labeled TO VT-279. Follow VT-279 until it intersects US-7. Take US-7 North into Manchester, and then follow VT-11 across the state, past the major ski areas, until it intersects I-91. Follow I-91 North to Exit 13. Head east after exiting; go across the bridge and up a hill. Go through the first light, snake through campus, and at the second light take a right onto NH-120 (South Park Street). Continue on NH-120 South to the next traffic light, then take a left at this light to enter the Thompson Arena parking lot.

Distance: 145 miles (233 km)

 

Harvard

Coordinates: 42.368318, -71.127163

If at Dartmouth the night before: Find I-89 South. I-91 South leads there from Hanover. Follow I-89 South until it terminates at I-93, then take I-93 South to the Storrow Drive exit (Exit 26B). Follow Storrow Drive west for approximately five miles. Exit at the Harvard Square/North Harvard Street exit and turn left onto North Harvard Street. Go approximately one-quarter mile and turn right into Harvard Stadium Gate 6. Follow the road around the stadium and the Bright Hockey Center is ahead on the left.

If coming from Troy: I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Follow the Turnpike until Exit 18, the Allston/Cambridge exit, and follow the signs to Allston/Brighton, which leads onto Cambridge Street. Turn right at the second set of lights onto North Harvard Street and continue for one mile to Harvard Stadium Gate 6. Turn left into the gate and follow the road around the stadium and the Bright Hockey Center is ahead on the left.

Distance from Dartmouth: 125 miles (201 km)

Distance from Troy: 180 miles (290 km)

 

Princeton

Coordinates: 40.342925, -74.657789

New York Thruway (I-87) South to Exit 15. Follow I-287 South to Exit 17, then US-206 South into Princeton. When US-206 takes a right turn at a stoplight, take a left onto Nassau Street. Less than one-half mile later take a right onto Washington Road. Follow Washington Road down the hill to Faculty Road, take a right onto Faculty Road, then a right onto Elm Drive. At the circle, go around 270 degrees (a left from Elm) and head straight. Go behind the parking garage and Baker Rink is ahead on the right.

Distance: 195 miles (314 km)

 

Providence

Coordinates: 41.846270, -71.433558

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 10A, then take MA-146 South, which becomes RI-146. Follow RI-146 South into Providence to the Admiral Street exit, then take a right onto Admiral Street and proceed to the intersection with Huxley Avenue. Schneider Arena is at the corner of Admiral and Huxley, so take a left onto Huxley for arena parking.

Distance: 180 miles (290 km)

 

Quinnipiac

Coordinates: 41.413880, -72.911225

If at Princeton the night before: Find US-1. Follow US-1 North to the New Jersey Turnpike. Take the Turnpike North to its termination, and then go east on I-95 North. The most direct route is to follow I-95 across the George Washington Bridge, across Manhattan to the Bronx, where I-95 is the Cross-Bronx Expressway. Go across the Bronx and then follow the Bruckner Expressway North, where it becomes the New England Thruway, remaining I-95 this entire time. To avoid NYC, get off I-95 North just before the George Washington Bridge by taking the Palisades Parkway North, which leads into New York and intersects with the New York Thruway. Follow the Thruway (I-87) East across the Tappan Zee Bridge and follow the signs for I-287. This leads to I-95 just outside the Connecticut border. Either way, cross into Connecticut on I-95. Follow I-95 North to the intersection with I-91 (Exit 48), then take I-91 North to Exit 10 and pick up the directions below at **.

If coming from Troy: I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 4, then take I-91 South to Exit 10. ** Follow CT-40 West (Mount Carmel Connector) until it terminates at CT-10, then follow CT-10 (Whitney Avenue) North. Stay on CT-10 for three-quarter mile, then take a left onto Sherman Avenue. The entrance to the TD Bank Sports Center is approximately one-quarter mile on the right and is well signed.

Distance from Princeton: 145 miles (233 km)

Distance from Troy: 155 miles (249 km)

 

Robert Morris

Coordinates: 40.518876, -80.150142

New York Thruway (I-87) South to Exit 17. After exiting follow the signs for I-84 and take I-84 East into Pennsylvania. When I-84 terminates at I-380, head north on I-380 until it terminates at I-81, then take I-81 South. At the intersection with I-80 (Exit 151), follow I-80 West. At Exit 158 leave I-80 and follow US-220 West until it reaches the start of I-99 (near Bald Eagle), then follow I-99 South (this is also US-220). Depart I-99 at Exit 28 and follow US-22 West into Pittsburgh, where it joins with I-376. When I-376 terminates at I-279, take I-279 South, which is still US-22 West and also US-30 West. When I-279 terminates at I-79 (US-30 and US-22 continue straight), head north on I-79. Take Exit 65 onto Neville Island. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left. Get into the right lane and drive approximately 0.9 miles. The Island Sports Center is on the right just before the Coraopolis Bridge.

Distance: 480 miles (772 km)

 

St. Cloud State

Coordinates: 45.546749, -94.152447

New York Thruway (I-90) West and stay on I-90 through New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and into Wisconsin until Exit 45, the intersection with I-94. Follow I-94 into Minnesota until Exit 171, then head north on CR-75 to Clearwater Road. Turn right and proceed to 16th Street South. Follow 16th around the curve and proceed north. The National Hockey Center is on the right.

Distance: 1,295 miles (2,084 km)

 

St. Lawrence

Coordinates: 44.586395, -75.166052

If at Clarkson the night before: Get on US-11 South towards Canton. When in the center of town, take a left onto Park Street (it is an intersection with traffic lights). Take the second right onto Maple Street. At the end of Maple, turn left onto Miner Street. Appleton Arena appears shortly on the left.

If coming from Troy: I-87 North to Exit 23. After exiting head west and follow the signs leading to NY-28. Take NY-28 North into Indian Lake, picking up NY-30. Follow NY-30 to Tupper Lake, then take NY-3 West. After about 18 miles, take a right onto NY-56 North and follow it into Colton, then take NY-68. After about 3.5 miles there is a fork in the road and NY-68 goes to the right. Bear left onto Pierrepont-Canton Road, which eventually becomes Brick Chapel Road and intersects with Canton-Russell Road. Continue north on Canton-Russell Road and after crossing the bridge St. Lawrence University appears ahead. Take a left onto Maple Street. At the end of Maple, turn left onto Miner Street. Appleton Arena appears shortly on the left.

Distance from Clarkson: 10 miles (16 km)

Distance from Troy: 210 miles (338 km)

 

Union

Coordinates: 42.817793, -73.924933

NY-7 West. Bear right when choosing at the Union Street/NY-7 fork. This is Union Street. After approximately 2.5 miles, there is a light with the college entrance just ahead on the right. Do not go into the college, continue straight and shortly reach the intersection with Seward Place. Take a right onto Seward. At the next major intersection (with Nott Street), take a right. Entrances to the college and parking soon appear on the right. Messa Rink is to the east after parking. Just follow the people.

Distance: 20 miles (32 km)

 

Yale

Coordinates: 41.316792, -72.924936

If at Brown the night before: Find I-95, which goes right through Providence. Take I-95 South to the intersection with I-91 (Exit 48). Follow I-91 North to Exit 3, the Trumbull Connector exit, and pick up the directions below at **.

If coming from Troy: I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 4, then take I-91 South into New Haven. Leave I-91 at Exit 3, the Trumbull Connector exit. ** Make a right onto Whitney Avenue (the second main intersection), then take a left onto Sachem Street. Ingalls Rink appears on the right at the corner of Prospect and Sachem Streets.

Distance from Brown: 105 miles (169 km)

Distance from Troy: 155 miles (249 km)