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Women’s hockey starts season with a home sweep

Alyssa Benson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2011


Filed under Sports

  When Paul Colontino started as head coach of the Robert Morris women’s hockey team he hoped the team would be able to get off to a good start, and carry the momentum throughout the season. The team started off just as he hoped this past weekend as they swept a home series against the Lindenwood ...

Colonials fall to Quinnipiac, now 0-4 in NEC play

Brooks Bratten, Staff Writer

October 15, 2011


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The RMU men’s soccer team lost its fourth straight contest on Sunday, falling to Quinnipiac by a 2-1 final. The Colonials are now winless in Northeast Conference play, and have only six more games remaining on the schedule. Prince Samuels scored the lone goal for RMU just eight minutes into the...

Women’s Hockey vs. Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks

Maria Stoa, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2011


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Colonials (2-0) Mavericks (3-1) Robert Morris and Minnesota State are meeting for only the sixth time in the Colonials history, and the women's hockey team is 2-2-1 against the Mavericks all time. The last time they played against Minnesota State, it was on December 3, 2011 and RMU won 2-1. Assistant...

RMU vs Saint Francis football preview

Justin Criado, Staff Writer

October 6, 2011


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It’s Homecoming Week and the highlight of the weekend will be the Saturday night, yes night, game at Joe Walton Stadium.  This week the Colonials will take on in-state rival Saint Francis (1-4) for the first game under the lights at 7 p.m. Last week RMU captured their first victory of the season,...

Women’s basketball players adapt to American system

Jonathan Fisher, Staff Writer

September 30, 2011


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Women’s basketball at Robert Morris is different than most universities around the country.  As recruitment days rolls around, each coach signs players from different parts of the world. Head Coach Sal Buscaglia often searches for overseas talent to succeed in the Northeast Conference.  “We...

Men’s hockey looks ahead to upcoming season

Brooke Smith, Sports Editor

September 30, 2011


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   There are many series that the Colonials are looking forward to over the course of the season.  Everyone has their series that they circle on the calendar that they look forward to the most for one reason or another.  It can be because they are a conference opponent or they might be one of th...

Quick Check-in

Justin Criado, Staff Writer

September 30, 2011


Filed under Sports

Three weeks into the 2011 season and the Colonial football team is 0-3 heading into their bye week; their last lost a 13-12 heartbreaker to Morgan State. Now, the remaining eight games on the schedule are all against Northeast Conference (NEC) foes. Before the Colonials take on Monmouth on Oct. 1,...

Field Hockey news and notes

Brooke Smith, Sports Editor

September 30, 2011


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McKenzie earns Division I Rookie of the Week honors.   Field hockey freshman Erin McKenzie accomplished a rare feat when she earned the Synapse Sports/WomensFieldHockey.com Division I Rookie of the Week award.    She was previously named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week after lead...

Colonials prepare for second half of women’s soccer season

Nick Buzzelli, Staff Writer

September 30, 2011


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After tying the Duquesne Dukes 2-2 on September 16, the Colonials finished the first half of the 2011 season with six victories, which is the best non-conference record of any RMU women’s soccer team since the program’s inception in 1992. Senior midfielder Lauren Thomas is proud to be a member of the fir...

Former hockey standout honored at Island Sports Center

Alyssa Benson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2011


Filed under Sports

    This past weekend former Colonial Brianne McLaughlin was honored at the Island Sports Center with a banner celebrating her achievements not only at Robert Morris, but in the Olympics as well.   McLaughlin, a four-year starter at the goaltender position, had a solid career at RMU, which...