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Colonials drop season opener to Dayton

Justin Criado, Staff Writer

September 3, 2011


Filed under Sports

  The Robert Morris Colonials lost a close one to the Dayton Flyers, 19-13, Saturday afternoon at Joe Walton Stadium, extending their losing streak against Dayton to nine games.   “We didn’t play our best ball today. We made a lot of mistakes and still had a chance to win the football game,”...

Schooley signs contract extension

Brooke Smith, Sports Editor

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

Any sports off-season can see major shake-ups and changes to a roster, especially at the collegiate level.  Robert Morris Univeristy ensured men’s hockey fans that their head coach, Derek Schooley, will be with the Colonials through 2016.  Although he still had one year left on his contract, Schoo...

Women’s hockey hires new coaches

Alyssa Benson, Assistant Sports Editor

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

When former Robert Morris University women’s hockey coach Nate Handrahan took a new job as head coach of the Ohio State women’s hockey team there was a void left behind the Colonials bench. It didn’t take long for the announcement that there was a new coach at the reigns of the program and that...

Men’s soccer primed for success

Jonathan Fisher, Staff Writer

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Robert Morris men’s soccer team came into camp this year not expecting such an early exit and possibly a playoff appearance. They ended the season 9-7-2, with a 5-3-2 record in conference play. The Colonials do have experience on the stat sheet. Miro Cabrilo, sophomore forward, scored four goals last year, which will be tops for the current...

Field hockey prepares for the upcoming season

Jordann Garlock, Layout Editor

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

Last year the women’s field hockey team finished with a 4-14 overall record. They were fifth overall in the Northeast Conference. The programs all-time record including last season was 18-85. Key returners for the team are Chantele Crow, Julie Gabriel, Ally McGuire, and Anna Miller. The team has...

Volleyball preview

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

  Dale Starr’s first season was an extremely successful one. He brought the Lady Colonials to within just one win to capture the NEC title.   After a heartbreaking loss in the rubber match last year to Sacred Heart, the Pioneers’ 13th appearance (NEC record) as an organization, the Lady Colonials lo...

Colonials power past Syracuse, EWU in Kick-off Classic

Nick Buzzelli, Staff Writer

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Robert Morris University women’s soccer team opened the 2011 season in Fort Myers, Florida as part of the fifth annual Embassy Suites Kick-off Classic. The tournament, which included Syracuse and Eastern Washington University, was held on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. In the Colonials’...

2011 Football Preview

Justin Criado, Staff Writer

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

Coming off a championship season in which the 2010 Colonial football team qualified for the Football Champion Series (FCS) Playoffs for the first time in Northeast Conference (NEC) history, Joe Walton and company will take the field this year with many new faces. Last year’s squad featured seniors like all-time leading rus...

Andrew Blazek gets invited to the Pittsburgh Penguins prospect camp

Brooke Smith, Sports Editor

August 27, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  Any young hockey player from Pittsburgh will tell you that their goal is to play in the NHL, more specifically for the Pittsburgh Penguins.    For men’s hockey junior defenseman, Andrew Blazek, he moved one step closer to that ultimate goal when he was invited to the Penguins prospect camp...