Former professional athletes visit RMU to raise concussion awareness

Former professional athletes visit RMU to raise concussion awareness

Haley Sawyer, Assistant Sports Editor
April 14, 2014
Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Sports, Top Stories, Video

One of the hottest topics in athletics, both collegiate and professional, is concussion awareness.  According to the Center for Disease Control, traumatic brain injuries accounted for 715.7 emergency department visits, 91.7 hospitalizations, and 17.1 deaths in America in the year 2010. ... Read more »

Women’s lacrosse opens up NEC Play on positive note

Women’s lacrosse opens up NEC Play on positive note

Parks Beson , Staff Writer
April 4, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Robert Morris women’s lacrosse team took the field of Joe Walton Stadium on a cold and windy Friday afternoon against Sacred Heart in its first Northeast Conference game of the season. RMU, who was unbeaten on campus coming into this game, extended its home winning streak to five games by knocking... Read more »

NCAA weekend provides infinite potential for RMU hockey

NCAA weekend provides infinite potential for RMU hockey

Haley Sawyer , Assistant Sports Editor
March 31, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

ST. PAUL, MN- Along the bench at Xcel Energy Center, the Robert Morris Colonials stood at and leaned over the boards near the end of their NCAA Tournament game against Minnesota. The scoreboard was gleaming with a four goal deficit and it wasn’t in their favor. When the clock read double-zeroes,... Read more »

RMU’s Cinderella story ends against Minnesota

RMU’s Cinderella story ends against Minnesota

Haley Sawyer , Assistant Sports Editor
March 29, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Saint Paul, Minn. - The Robert Morris University men’s hockey team came into Saint Paul to face an opponent it had never taken on before. That opponent, the University of Minnesota, was also the number one-seeded team in the NCAA Tournament. ... Read more »

Colonials keep their head in the game

Colonials keep their head in the game

Haley Sawyer , Assistant Sports Editor
March 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

A team can practice day in and day out. Drills after drills can be completed. X’s and O’s can be drawn. There is one element, however, that cannot be sharpened with mere instruction. Mentality. Going up against a number one seed can seem daunting, but without the right frame of mind, the game... Read more »

A final farewell

A final farewell

Nick Buzzelli , Sports Editor
March 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After Artemis Spanou exited Saturday afternoon’s NCAA first-round Tournament contest against Notre Dame with 52 seconds left, Sal Buscaglia took a moment to embrace the forward before she took a seat on the bench. While Spanou, Robert Morris basketball’s all-time leading scorer, walked off the... Read more »

Five Thoughts on the 2014 AHA Championship Game

Five Thoughts on the 2014 AHA Championship Game

Dante Verme , Staff Writer
March 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

Cody Wydo with a performance to remember There is the saying “big time players step up in big time games.” And for Robert Morris, its leading scorers showed up in a big way. Junior forward Cody Wydo had a night to remember at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York, in the Atlantic... Read more »

RMU set to face No. 1 seed Minnesota

RMU set to face No. 1 seed Minnesota

Haley Sawyer , Assistant Sports Editor
March 23, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

At 11:45 a.m. on Sunday, the barroom of the University Boulevard Primanti Brothers was filled with the RMU men’s hockey team as well as their supporters. Although many already had a hunch as to who the team’s opponent in the NCAA Tournament would be, the air was thick with anticipation. With the... Read more »

RMU keeps dream alive with bid to NCAA tournament

Haley Sawyer, Assistant Sports Editor
March 23, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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RMU women’s lacrosse puts out Flames for sixth victory

RMU women’s lacrosse puts out Flames for sixth victory

Audrey Gardner , Staff Writer
March 22, 2014
Filed under Sports

Entering Saturday’s game against Liberty, Robert Morris had a slight advantage since its opponent owned a 1-7 record. But by the time the final horn sounded, Liberty’s comeback had flamed out, falling to the Colonials, 10-9, at Joe Walton Stadium. “I knew they were never going to back down.... Read more »