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NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether fall sports are able to resume competition in the spring. Athletes will have the option to receive a ...

Big South, Colonials football postponed to spring of 2021

Thomas Ognibene

Jonathan Hanna, CSN Sports Editor

August 12, 2020

On Wednesday, with the health of student athletes as it's top priority, the Big South Conference announced that it will be delaying all fall sports, with the hopes of playing in the spring of 2021. With Robert Morris leaving the NEC earlier in the year, and set to join the Big South in the fall of 2021;...

RMU football schedules Hawaii as non-conference opponent

Photo Credit: David Auth

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

July 14, 2020

As sports continue to be up in the air for the fall season, the Robert Morris football team’s latest announcement may display a step in the right direction. The University of Hawaii tweeted on Monday that they have added RMU to their 2020 schedule.  Robert Morris confirmed the news by r...

Nneka Ezeigbo signs with Spain’s Unicaja Malaga

Nneka Ezeigbo drives to the basket in the NEC championship game. Moon Township, PA March 17, 2019. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Nick Hedderick, CSN Editor In Chief

July 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- For the last four years, it was impossible to attend an RMU women's basketball game without noticing the force that was Nneka Ezeigbo. From her dominance in the paint to her tenacity on the boards, Ezeigbo quickly became one of the most influential figures in program history. As o...

RMU officially joins Horizon League

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year. RMU President D...

Off the Pipe: Hoping for gold against Canisius

Off the Pipe: Hoping for gold against Canisius

Jonathan Hanna and Nate Breisinger

February 20, 2020

This week the hosts discussed the Men's Hockey Holy Cross series and prepare for Colonial Senior Night....

Off the Pipe: Holy Cross weekend

Off the Pipe: Holy Cross weekend

Jonathan Hanna, Nate Breisinger

February 13, 2020

Jonathan Hanna and Nathan Breisinger men's hockey's last weekend against RIT, and preview the upcoming key Atlantic Hockey games against Holy Cross....

Stack the Pads: Larry Snyder

Stack the Pads: Larry Snyder

Owen Krepps and Jonathan Hanna

February 12, 2020

You know his voice, but you may not know the person behind the mic. This week on Stack the Pads Owen Krepps and Jon Hanna welcome in RMU Athletics PA Announcer Larry Snyder....

Off the Pipe: The home stretch

Off the Pipe: The home stretch

Jonathan Hanna and Nate Breisinger

February 6, 2020

This week on Off the Pipe the guys discuss the Colonials stretch run into the AHA playoffs....