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Robert Morris to host Frozen Four in 2021

Robert Morris to host Frozen Four in 2021

Samuel Anthony
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The NCAA announced yesterday that Robert Morris University will be one of the hosts of the 2021 Frozen Four for the NCAA tournament of men's hockey. Robert Morris will be working on this event in conjunction with VisitPittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Penguins.The Penguins will serve as direct hosts, as...

Colonials pound non-conference foe Canisius

Colonials pound non-conference foe Canisius

Ian Kist
April 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Robert Morris Colonials and the Golden Griffins of Canisius took to the field for the second time this season in non-conference play, Monday at the North Athletic Complex. Canisius previously defeated Robert Morris, 5-2 back on Feb. 11, in the Colonials first game of the season at the Cleveland State...

Colonials split home opener with LIU Brooklyn

Colonials split home opener with LIU Brooklyn

Ian Kist
April 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Robert Morris Colonials and the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds went to battle at the North Athletic Complex on a sun-filled Sunday afternoon. The Colonials came in looking to stay undefeated in Northeast Conference play in their first game at home. RMU improved to 5-0 in the first game but had a setback...

RMU soars past Wagner, 17-6

RMU soars past Wagner, 17-6

Andrew Carrera
April 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Robert Morris University men’s lacrosse team used 5-0 and 9-0 scoring runs en route to a 17-6 win against Wagner University in a Northeast Conference game Saturday at Joe Walton Stadium. RMU was propelled by a six-goal performance from sophomore attacker Matt Schmidt. Five of Schmidt’s goals wer...

If RMU were to move conferences, where would they go?

If RMU were to move conferences, where would they go?

Samuel Anthony
March 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the new UPMC Events Center being built for the 2018-19 basketball season, the idea of RMU leaving the NEC is now greater than ever. But if they were to move, where would be the best fit? Based on what happened when Monmouth decided to move conferences in basketball, leading to their exile from...

RMU women’s lacrosse defeats Duquesne for first time in program history

RMU women’s lacrosse defeats Duquesne for first time in program history

Noah O'Brien
March 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Never in the history between the two rivals has Robert Morris defeated Duquesne in women's lacrosse; that is, not until this year. Robert Morris came into the contest sitting one game over .500 at 5-4. Duquesne is now 2-6 on the season after falling to the Colonials, 17-6. RMU dominated the game...

RMU wins OT thriller

RMU wins OT thriller

Andrew Carrera
March 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The Robert Morris University men’s lacrosse team is now 2-0 in Northeastern Conference (NEC) play after an 11-10 overtime time win Saturday against Mount St. Mary’s University at Joe Walton Stadium. With 3:13 left in overtime, freshman attacker Ryan Smith delivered the game-winning goal for RMU. &...

Men’s hockey roundup: AHC tournament final

Men’s hockey roundup: AHC tournament final

Ian Kist
March 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

Air Force 2 (22-12-4), RMU 1 (26-9-5): Not only did Air Force snap RMU’s six-game winning streak Saturday night, but it also ended the Colonials' season in the Atlantic Hockey Conference championship game. The Falcons scored the game’s first goal early in the opening period and held the ...

Colonials season ends in South Bend

Colonials season ends in South Bend

Ian Kist
March 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The Robert Morris Colonials saw their season come to an end falling 79-49 to the number one seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Robert Morris and Notre Dame took to the Purcell Pavillion at the Joyce Center on the Irish's home court. Notre Dame jumped out to a 10-0 lead early, but RMU didn't let that...

The long journey of Robert Morris women’s basketball

The long journey of Robert Morris women’s basketball

Samuel Anthony
March 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The student section roared with excitement during the final game in the history of the Charles L. Sewall Center, as the ecstatic crowd came storming onto the court as the Robert Morris University women's basketball team punched their ticket to the NCAA tournament by claiming their third NEC title in...