FISU World University Games Torch Relay Rolls Through SUNY Canton


SUNY Canton student athletes participated in the FISU World University Games Torch Relay by proudly carrying the torch through campus on December 9. Roo Athletes included: Sam Dayter and Maddie Caron (Women's Lacrosse), Paige Gotch and Hanlon Crane (Women's Soccer), and Ryan Duester, Stephen Dahl and Tyler Fuentes (Men's Cross Country).

The Games will kick-off January 12, 2023 and SUNY Canton will be hosting the FISU Men's Hockey Preliminary Round.

Roody joins SUNY Canton athletes and students from Canton High School at the entrance of the footbridges before running the FISU torch into campus.

SUNY Canton athletes run the FISU torch across the footbridge.

SUNY Canton athletes carry the torch from the footbridges onto campus.

President Zvi Szafran holds the FISU torch while Mac the Moose, Roody Roo, and SUNY Canton athletes flank him.

SUNY Canton athletes led by Tyler Fuentes runs with the FISU torch outside the Miller Campus Center.

SUNY Canton athletes run the FISU torch down the ramp near Nevaldine Hall.

SUNY Canton athletes join Canton marathoner as the run the FISU torch down Main Street.

Mac the Moose and Roody Roo join President Szafran on stage on the Village Green during the FISU Torch Relay Celebration.

About SUNY Canton

As Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs, SUNY Canton delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, management, and healthcare fields. It is home to the Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. As SUNY's leader in online education, SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as 23 online degree programs. The SUNY Canton Kangaroos 15 traditional athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III level as part of the North Atlantic Conference. SUNY Canton also features varsity esports and cheerleading.