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Colonial Talk: RMU vs EKU defensive analysis

Colonial Talk: RMU vs EKU defensive analysis

Tommy Bolton, Staff Reporter
August 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

Junior defensive back David Taylor stated in practice this week that physicality would be a key to getting a win. Although the Colonials couldn't defeat Eastern Kentucky Thursday night, the defensive unit played with that physicality Taylor talked about, and showed a few positives that they can build... Read more »

Robert Morris sputters against Eastern Kentucky in 2014 opener

Robert Morris sputters against Eastern Kentucky in 2014 opener

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
August 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

There was a different feeling in the air at Joe Walton Stadium as the Robert Morris football program took its first step of a new era under head coach John Banaszak. A new regime, brand new jerseys, a new head coach and a new offensive system highlighted the occasion for RMU as they took on high-powered... Read more »

Brumbaugh ready for first career start tonight against EKU

Brumbaugh ready for first career start tonight against EKU

Ian Kidd, Staff Reporter
August 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Throughout the RMU football team’s 2014 training camp, there has been an ongoing competition to decide who would start quarterback against Eastern Kentucky to open the season. The position battle stems from the academic ineligibility of last year’s starter, Paul Jones, which forced the Colonials... Read more »

Brett, RMU men’s soccer prepped for NEC run

Brett, RMU men’s soccer prepped for NEC run

Zach Laufer , Staff Writer
August 27, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In the Northeast Conference men’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll, the Robert Morris Colonials were picked to finish sixth out of eight clubs. But neither the players nor their coach are even thinking about it. Finishing with a record of 8-8-2 in 2013 was a huge turnaround for RMU, considering... Read more »

Men’s lacrosse welcomes new assistant to coaching staff

Men’s lacrosse welcomes new assistant to coaching staff

Audrey Gardner, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Early this afternoon, the RMU men’s lacrosse program and head coach Andrew McMinn announced that the team will be welcoming a new member to their coaching staff for the 2015 season. Former Bryant attackman Travis Harrington has been hired as an assistant coach according to the RMU Athletics website. Harrington... Read more »

Taylor poised for big year alongside mentor in Eddie

Taylor poised for big year alongside mentor in Eddie

Tommy Bolton, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Football is a sport of effort, taking advantage of every opportunity and moment, while making the best of every situation. As the Colonials' season opener against Eastern Kentucky draws near, one player who continuously has made the most of every scenario is junior defensive back David Taylor.  Taylor replaced... Read more »

Preview: EKU to put RMU offensive changes to the test

Preview: EKU to put RMU offensive changes to the test

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
August 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Change is good, right? That's what it seems like from starting quarterback Luke Brumbaugh and the rest of the Colonial offense, working under the new spread scheme freshly installed by incoming offensive coordinator Darrin Hicks. This is the first time in program history that the offensive playbook... Read more »

Colonial Talk: A first look at the new offense

Colonial Talk: A first look at the new offense

Ian Kidd, Staff Reporter
August 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

RMU Football held their final intersquad scrimmage of the 2014 training camp Thursday evening at Joe Walton Stadium. Emotions were high, and a good crowd gathered to get a glimpse of the new spread offense implemented by first-year offensive coordinator Darrin Hicks. Sophomore Luke Brumbaugh took... Read more »

Colonial Talk: Defense strong in final scrimmage

Colonial Talk: Defense strong in final scrimmage

Tommy Bolton , Staff Reporter
August 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Defense wins championships. At least for the Robert Morris defense, that seemed to be the tone Thursday night as the team held its final inter squad scrimmage to cap off the 2014 preseason. All eyes were on senior defensive back Antwan Eddie and his unit. The starting defense looked to continue... Read more »

Q&A with Head Coach John Banaszak

Q&A with Head Coach John Banaszak

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
August 13, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On beginning his first preseason as head coach at RMU: “For me personally, its been exciting. The kids have responded and came into camp in great shape. As a staff, we’re very excited about that. Our coaching staff is ready for training camp. Things have gone very smoothly in... Read more »