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Men’s hockey roundup: AHC tournament final

Men’s hockey roundup: AHC tournament final

Ian Kist
March 19
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
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
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...

Colonials and Irish set for St. Patrick’s Day battle

Colonials and Irish set for St. Patrick’s Day battle

Ian Kist
March 15
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Robert Morris (22-10) is set to battle the number one ranked team in the Lexington Bracket, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (30-3) in South Bend, Ind. this Friday, March 17, 2017, in the first round of the NCAA Basketball Women’s Tournament. The NEC champions, the Colonials and ACC champions, the...

Championship trophy stays in Moon

Championship trophy stays in Moon

Ian Kist
March 12
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Robert Morris punched its ticket Sunday to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year and the third time in the past four seasons, sending the Bryant Bulldogs to the doghouse with a 65-52 win. Not only did the Colonials win the conference tournament championship, they sent the Charles L. Sewall...

Women’s hockey roundup: NCAA first round

Women’s hockey roundup: NCAA first round

Ian Kist
March 12
Filed under Sports

Wisconsin 7 (32-2-4), RMU 0 (24-5-6): RMU's season came to an end Saturday afternoon when it fell to the hands of the Wisconsin Badgers in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Robert Morris failed to find the back of the net, as the Badgers goaltender, Ann-Renee Desbiens, denied all 22 shots the Colon...

RMU falls at home to Marquette

RMU falls at home to Marquette

Andrew Carrera
March 12
Filed under Sports

The Robert Morris University men’s lacrosse team lost Saturday to Marquette University, 14-7, in a non-conference game at Joe Walton Stadium. RMU is now 4-3 after its loss Saturday, while MU improved to 3-2 with the win. Leading the way for MU was senior midfielder and Pittsburgh native Andy DeMi...

RMU softball roundups: Holy City Showdown

RMU softball roundups: Holy City Showdown

Ian Kist
March 11
Filed under Sports

Game One:RMU 7 (4-13), Umass Lowell 2 (3-6): The Colonials started their weekend off well, taking down Umass Lowell in their first game in the Holy City Showdown in Charleston, S.C. Saturday morning. RMU jumped out to an early first inning 4-0 lead after scoring on a fielding error, two RBI singles ...

Softball roundup: RMU vs. Coastal Carolina

Softball roundup: RMU vs. Coastal Carolina

Ian Kist
March 10
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Coastal Carolina 6 (19-3), RMU 2 (3-13): RMU's non-conference play continued when it took on Coastal Carolina Thursday afternoon. The Colonials out-hit the Chanticleers 7-6 but could only muster two runs in the game. Coastal Carolina held a 6-0 lead before RMU scored its first run of the game, which cam...

Softball roundup: RMU vs. UNC Wilmington

Softball roundup: RMU vs. UNC Wilmington

Ian Kist
March 9
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UNC Wilmington 3 (10-4-1), RMU 2 (3-12): The Colonials battled UNC Wilmington in Wilmington, N.C. Wednesday evening. RMU tied the game at 1-1 in the top of the fourth inning when freshman infielder Natalie Higgins hit a home run to left field. The score remained 1-1 until RMU took the lead in extra ...