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 »

Battle 4 Atlantis contests highlight 2014-15 RMU basketball schedule

Battle 4 Atlantis contests highlight 2014-15 RMU basketball schedule

Nick Buzzelli , Editor-in-Chief
June 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Ever since the Robert Morris men’s basketball team won its first National Invitation Tournament game in 2013, the Colonials were able to secure big name non-conference matchups with some of college basketball’s most elite programs. During the 2013-14 season, it was Kentucky, Oklahoma State and... Read more »

RMU ACHA DI hosts prospect camp for incoming players

RMU ACHA DI hosts prospect camp for incoming players

Audrey Gardner , Staff Writer
May 18, 2014
Filed under D1: ACHA Club Hockey, Sports, Sports Showcase

Prospect camps have become a popular trend for many college hockey programs and as a result, the Robert Morris ACHA DI hockey team hosted one on May 16 and 17 for new and incoming players. The team started preparing for the camp before the season ended, garnering well over a hundred potential forwards,... Read more »

2014 FIFA World Cup Preview

2014 FIFA World Cup Preview

Dante Verme & Kenny Celelli
May 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

Group A (Brazil, Cameroon, Croatia, Mexico) Kenny: The home team, Brazil, is joined by a trio of teams in disarray with Cameroon, Croatia, and our North American counterpart, Mexico. Brazil will have little trouble here... Read more »

Tate the Great

Tate the Great

Nick Buzzelli , Sports Editor
May 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

RMU forward Aaron Tate finds time to balance Division I basketball and a mechanical engineering major.

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Still a Dreamer

Still a Dreamer

Haley Sawyer, Assistant Sports Editor
April 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Take an inside look at RMU goaltender Terry Shafer's career, from driveway hockey to the NCAA tournament.

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Men’s lacrosse falls to Bulldogs on senior day

Men’s lacrosse falls to Bulldogs on senior day

Audrey Gardner, Staff Writer
April 20, 2014
Filed under Sports

Emotions ran high on Saturday for the Robert Morris University men’s lacrosse team. Although the Colonials had hoped to defeat conference foe Bryant on senior day, RMU was unable to do so, falling, 13-6, at Joe Walton Stadium. Before the game, Robert Morris recognized seniors Tyler Rankel, Eric... Read more »

Former professional athletes visit RMU to raise concussion awareness

Former professional athletes visit RMU to raise concussion awareness

Haley Sawyer, Assistant Sports Editor
April 14, 2014
Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Sports, Top Stories, Video

One of the hottest topics in athletics, both collegiate and professional, is concussion awareness.  According to the Center for Disease Control, traumatic brain injuries accounted for 715.7 emergency department visits, 91.7 hospitalizations, and 17.1 deaths in America in the year 2010. ... Read more »

Women’s lacrosse opens up NEC Play on positive note

Women’s lacrosse opens up NEC Play on positive note

Parks Beson , Staff Writer
April 4, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Robert Morris women’s lacrosse team took the field of Joe Walton Stadium on a cold and windy Friday afternoon against Sacred Heart in its first Northeast Conference game of the season. RMU, who was unbeaten on campus coming into this game, extended its home winning streak to five games by knocking... Read more »