Kitchen’s Keys: RMU vs. Bryant

Kitchen’s Keys: RMU vs. Bryant

Dan Kitchen , Staff Reporter
October 24, 2014
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The Robert Morris University Colonials (1-6, 1-1 NEC) finally got the first win of the season out of the way. They did so in exciting fashion, coming back from over two touchdowns behind in the fourth quarter to beat Central Connecticut State. The challenge of keeping that momentum faces a major obstacle... Read more »

Fire on ice

Fire on ice

Haley Sawyer, Copy Editor
October 22, 2014
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It’s not how you start, but how you finish. The RMU men’s hockey team is dead set to prove that cliché wrong.  So far, the Colonials have won every game on their schedule.  The defense has allowed only four goals. “Any time you can get a strong start, go in and get a couple wins under... Read more »

Robert Morris tabbed third in NEC preseason poll

Robert Morris tabbed third in NEC preseason poll

Nick Buzzelli , Editor-in-Chief
October 21, 2014
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Despite winning the regular season Northeast Conference title with a 14-2 record last year, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team was slated to finish third in the league in the NEC preseason coaches poll, announced Tuesday afternoon at NEC media day at the Barclay’s Center in New York City. For... Read more »

Colonial women selected first in NEC preseason poll

Colonial women selected first in NEC preseason poll

Zach Laufer , Staff Reporter
October 21, 2014
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The Robert Morris women's basketball team still has the respect of the Northeast Conference despite losing star forward Artemis Spanou to graduation. The NEC media day, held annually at the Barclays Center in New York City, unveiled the 2014-15 preseason coaches poll. RMU came out on top for a second... Read more »

Schoenecker named NEC Defensive Player of the Week

Schoenecker named NEC Defensive Player of the Week

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
October 20, 2014
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Robert Morris women's soccer goalkeeper Becky Schoenecker was named Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for the second time this season. The senior netminder recorded her third shutout of the year while making five saves in a 1-0 win over LIU Brooklyn on Friday, and then stopped... Read more »

Three Colonials earn NEC honors after CCSU win

Three Colonials earn NEC honors after CCSU win

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
October 20, 2014
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The Northeast Conference announced Monday that three Robert Morris football players have earned weekly recognition for their impact in the Colonials' 27-24 comeback win over Central Connecticut State. Defensive end Forrest Mason was named NEC Defensive Player of the Week after his sack-and-strip... Read more »

Unlikely heroes emerge to lift Robert Morris over CCSU

Unlikely heroes emerge to lift Robert Morris over CCSU

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
October 20, 2014
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Before all of the thrill and excitement took place in the fourth quarter at Joe Walton Stadium on Saturday, Robert Morris’ matchup against CCSU was setting up to be the same old story. Down big midway through the second half and on the brink of an 0-7 record, the Colonials abruptly came to life... Read more »

Offensive struggles continue as RMU ties St. Francis Brooklyn

Offensive struggles continue as RMU ties St. Francis Brooklyn

Nick Milliron , Staff Reporter
October 19, 2014
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In the second home game of Northeast Conference play, the Robert Morris men’s soccer team (5-8-2, NEC 0-3-1) tied 1-1 in Sunday afternoon's match against St. Francis Brooklyn (6-5-3, NEC 1-1-1) at the North Athletic Complex. It was a hard fought game, but the look on the Colonials' faces after... Read more »

Colonials hang tough, knock off CCSU for first win of Banaszak era

Colonials hang tough, knock off CCSU for first win of Banaszak era

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
October 18, 2014
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Who would’ve thought it’d take almost eight weeks for head coach John Banaszak to be celebrating win number one as head coach of Robert Morris? After the Colonials erased an 18 point deficit to defeat Central Connecticut State (2-5, 0-2) 27-24 at home on Saturday, the timing of Banaszak’s first... Read more »

Robert Morris falls to LIU in third straight conference loss

Robert Morris falls to LIU in third straight conference loss

Dante Verme , Contributor
October 18, 2014
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The Robert Morris men’s soccer team (5-8-1, NEC: 0-3-0) opened up the home portion of 2014 NEC Conference play Friday afternoon against visiting Long Island University (3-8-0, NEC: 2-0-0) at the North Athletic Complex. The Colonials went on the offensive early. Head coach Bill Dennison started both... Read more »