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Volleyball drops to 0-2 in conference

Volleyball drops to 0-2 in conference

Samuel Anthony
September 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Robert Morris women's volleyball extended their losing streak to six after dropping three of four sets to the Bryant Bulldogs on Sunday. And according to head coach Dale Starr, the failure was in the overall execution."We try to break sets down into five races to five," said Starr. "We try to win ev... Read more »

Colonials drop conference opener against CCSU

Colonials drop conference opener against CCSU

Cj Bakaj
September 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Robert Morris Colonials lost to the Central Connecticut Blue Devils in a nail-biting five-set match. RMU started out strong with a three point run on the Blue Devils. Back and forth action ensued until a three-point run by CCSU gave them the 10-7 lead. RMU picked up their game after that point,... Read more »

Women’s hockey off to strong start with exhibition victory

Women’s hockey off to strong start with exhibition victory

Sarah Heastings
September 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Robert Morris Colonials earned a well deserved shutout against the Toronto Aeros on Sept. 23 at 84 Lumber Arena in their exhibition match. The Colonials took possession immediately off the puck drop. Dominating the ice, Robert Morris fired off 18 shots during the first period alone. Meanwhile,... Read more »

Colonials celebrate first win of season

Colonials celebrate first win of season

Christina Kowalski
September 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In a hard-fought battle with Div. II opponent, Malone University, the Robert Morris Colonials scraped out their first win of the 2016 campaign, 21-19. The Colonials (1-3) had a touchdown taken back after a holding call, which was followed up by a missed field goal to start the game. The Colonials... Read more »

Men’s soccer roundup: RMU vs. George Washington

Men’s soccer roundup: RMU vs. George Washington

Ian Kist
September 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

September 25, 2016 George Washington 2 (4-2-3), RMU 3-5-0): Robert Morris attempted to get back to their wining ways after their loss to Duquesne Friday evening when they battled George Washington Sunday afternoon at the North Athletic Complex at RMU. George Washington scored their first goal in the 35... Read more »

Colonials shut out by Duquesne, 1-0

Colonials shut out by Duquesne, 1-0

Cj Bakaj
September 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Duquesne Dukes shut out the Robert Morris Colonials, 1-0, to kick off the Dukes' homecoming weekend and end RMU's streak of wins at three. The Colonials started out strong against the Dukes with the ball entering the zone of the Dukes' defensive unit but not passing them. The Dukes came close... Read more »

Robert Morris basketball’s newest big man: Roberto Mantovani

Robert Morris basketball’s newest big man: Roberto Mantovani

Rashad Christian
September 24, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

From Cyprus to the west coast to the east coast, Roberto Mantovani has seen it all. And he can credit basketball for that. He’s been in love with the game his whole life, and it has led him to Moon Township, Pa. His large 6-foot-8, 235-pound frame proves to be his -- no pun intended -- biggest... Read more »

Fisher’s legacy shows no bounds

Fisher’s legacy shows no bounds

Logan Carney
September 24, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Robert Morris women’s volleyball star player Arden Fisher is the definition of success, on and off the court. Her ability to break records and still come off as a gracious human being are second to none. A lot of that, especially her talent in volleyball, can be traced back to her family. “We’re... Read more »

Women’s hockey preview: Colonials set to embark on new journey

Women’s hockey preview: Colonials set to embark on new journey

Sarah Heastings
September 22, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After a disappointing loss to league rival Mercyhurst University in the semifinals of the CHA playoffs last season, the Robert Morris women's hockey team is ready to come back stronger than ever. Under the guidance of the senior class that includes captain Rikki Meilleur, forward Brittany Howard and... Read more »

OPINION: Women’s soccer “to-do” list

OPINION: Women’s soccer “to-do” list

Gregory Sutton
September 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase

In the first six games of the 2016 season, the Robert Morris women's soccer team had not won a game yet.Part of this could be blamed on multiple aspects of the game. The biggest one that sticks out is that the Colonials have only scored four goals in their first six games. Meanwhile, their opponents... Read more »