Women’s basketball roundup

Women’s basketball roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2015
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Mar. 2 RMU 60... Read more »

Second half implosion costs Robert Morris second place

Second half implosion costs Robert Morris second place

Vince Russo, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2015
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Led by the nation's scoring leader Jasmine Nwajei’s 28 points, the Wagner Seahawks (7-22, 5-13) stormed back from a 13 point halftime deficit to shock the heavily favored Robert Morris Colonials (15-14, 13-5), 66-60. What made the victory that much more impressive was that it was done in the Charles... Read more »

Women’s lacrosse roundup

Women’s lacrosse roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2015
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Mar. 2 RMU 20 (3-0), Delaware State 5 (0-5): The Colonials received their third straight win Monday as they defeated Delaware State by 15 goals at Alumni Stadium in... Read more »

Weekend sports roundups

Weekend sports roundups

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2015
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Feb. 27 RMU 1 (21-7-5 AHA 18-5-4) Niagara 2 (5-24-4 AHA 5-18-4): Friday night in Lewiston, N.Y., the Colonials took on AHA foe Niagara. The final however, fell into the favor of Niagara, which scored the only goal in the first period to take the early lead. However, RMU tied the... Read more »

No. 20 RMU grinds out 2-1 victory over Niagara on senior day

No. 20 RMU grinds out 2-1 victory over Niagara on senior day

Dante Verme , Staff Reporter
March 1, 2015
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For the No. 20 Robert Morris men’s hockey team, the past 48 hours have been very different for the team then its accustomed to. Following a season in which the Colonials stepped on the... Read more »

Colonials charge past Saint Francis in regular season finale

Colonials charge past Saint Francis in regular season finale

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor
February 28, 2015
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When Greg Brown received the basketball at the three point line with six seconds remaining in overtime, Lucky Jones knew the exact play the six-foot-two guard was going to run. Since Brown isn’t known for his pull-up jump shot, Jones deduced that he was going to drive the lane, looking for an effortless... Read more »

Smith, Colonials right the ship on Senior Day

Smith, Colonials right the ship on Senior Day

Zach Laufer, Copy Editor
February 28, 2015
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Since winning 11 consecutive Northeast Conference games this season, the Robert Morris women's basketball team (15-13, 13-4) had lost two consecutive match-ups, dropping the Colonials out of first place in the conference. Today, as per Senior Day tradition, RMU honored the only senior player on the... Read more »

Unlucky streak dooms Colonials against RIT

Unlucky streak dooms Colonials against RIT

Josh Yost, Sports Reporter
February 28, 2015
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Maddie Collias leaned into Kelsey Gunn as the team formed a half-circle around the far corner of the rink for the playing of the alma mater. Her head down, looking at her shuffling feet for a distraction. Gunn put her arm around her, patted her on the back and one could assume said something to try and... Read more »

Colonials drop first playoff game to RIT

Colonials drop first playoff game to RIT

Joshua Yost, Sports Reporter
February 27, 2015
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There is no one to blame for the Robert Morris women’s hockey team’s 3-1 loss in their first playoff game against the sixth ranked RIT Tigers. It was a loss that just happened into existence seemingly by accident. You could try to blame Jessica Dodds, the goaltender for the Colonials. She surrendered... Read more »

Pryor’s sharpshooting leads RMU past Wagner

Pryor’s sharpshooting leads RMU past Wagner

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor
February 27, 2015
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The shoot around period prior to every Robert Morris basketball game is a critical time for Rodney Pryor. During this 15 minute stretch, Pryor assesses his confidence level for the game at hand through the amount of shots he sinks from different spots on the floor. And judging by Thursday night’s... Read more »