Robert Morris blanks Blue Devils on Halloween

Robert Morris blanks Blue Devils on Halloween

Nick Milliron, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2014
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On a cold and rainy Halloween day at the North Athletic Complex, the Robert Morris men's soccer team (7-8-2, 2-3-1 NEC) defeated Central Connecticut State (5-8-2, 1-3-1 NEC) Friday afternoon. The Colonials finessed their way past CCSU with a complete team effort to win 2-0. “It was the best team... Read more »

Playoff hopes remain alive in final road swing

Playoff hopes remain alive in final road swing

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
October 30, 2014
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The stakes couldn’t be any higher for the Robert Morris women’s soccer team this weekend. Currently in fifth place in the Northeast Conference standings, the Colonials control their own destiny in their final two-game road trip of the season. The top four teams make the playoffs, and at just one... Read more »

Two times Moore

Two times Moore

Haley Sawyer, Copy Editor
October 29, 2014
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Three sets of brothers have taken the ice in the Colonial uniform since the program’s inception: the Cowens, the Souths, and most recently, the Moores. Freshman Timmy Moore has joined his brother, Evan, a junior, on the Robert Morris roster. “I knew he had a couple schools talking to him,... Read more »

Colonials tie St. Francis (PA) on Senior Day

Colonials tie St. Francis (PA) on Senior Day

Nick Milliron, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2014
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In the final home matchup at the North Athletic Complex Sunday, the Robert Morris women's soccer team (4-10-3; NEC 2-2-2) tied Saint Francis (PA) 0-0 on Senior Day. St. Francis came out dominating possession, moving the ball down the field very well. Be that as it may, great defense from RMU defenders... Read more »

Vinet, Colonials tie Northeastern

Vinet, Colonials tie Northeastern

Sarah Smith, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2014
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With a win Friday night against Northeastern University, the Robert Morris women’s hockey team took the ice Saturday afternoon at the 84 Lumber Arena confident and ready to garner the weekend sweep. The broom sticks were left at home, but the Colonials still left the ice on a positive note, tieing... Read more »

Kitchen’s Keys: RMU vs. Bryant

Kitchen’s Keys: RMU vs. Bryant

Dan Kitchen , Staff Reporter
October 24, 2014
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The Robert Morris University Colonials (1-6, 1-1 NEC) finally got the first win of the season out of the way. They did so in exciting fashion, coming back from over two touchdowns behind in the fourth quarter to beat Central Connecticut State. The challenge of keeping that momentum faces a major obstacle... Read more »

Fire on ice

Fire on ice

Haley Sawyer, Copy Editor
October 22, 2014
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It’s not how you start, but how you finish. The RMU men’s hockey team is dead set to prove that cliché wrong.  So far, the Colonials have won every game on their schedule.  The defense has allowed only four goals. “Any time you can get a strong start, go in and get a couple wins under... Read more »

Robert Morris tabbed third in NEC preseason poll

Robert Morris tabbed third in NEC preseason poll

Nick Buzzelli , Editor-in-Chief
October 21, 2014
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Despite winning the regular season Northeast Conference title with a 14-2 record last year, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team was slated to finish third in the league in the NEC preseason coaches poll, announced Tuesday afternoon at NEC media day at the Barclay’s Center in New York City. For... Read more »

Colonial women selected first in NEC preseason poll

Colonial women selected first in NEC preseason poll

Zach Laufer , Staff Reporter
October 21, 2014
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The Robert Morris women's basketball team still has the respect of the Northeast Conference despite losing star forward Artemis Spanou to graduation. The NEC media day, held annually at the Barclays Center in New York City, unveiled the 2014-15 preseason coaches poll. RMU came out on top for a second... Read more »

Schoenecker named NEC Defensive Player of the Week

Schoenecker named NEC Defensive Player of the Week

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
October 20, 2014
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Robert Morris women's soccer goalkeeper Becky Schoenecker was named Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for the second time this season. The senior netminder recorded her third shutout of the year while making five saves in a 1-0 win over LIU Brooklyn on Friday, and then stopped... Read more »