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Colonials lose lead, fall to CCSU

Colonials lose lead, fall to CCSU

Cody Lally

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Volleyball

The Colonials held a 2 sets to 1 lead heading into the fourth set, but couldn't pick up another set win to win the match. Adjustments to RMU's blocking game by Central Connecticut State powered the Blue Devils to victory on Saturday night at the North Athletic Complex. Central Connecticut began the...

Colonials edge out Red Flash to boost postseason odds

Colonials edge out Red Flash to boost postseason odds

Shayla Morris, @ShaylaSentry

November 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

In a five-set thriller with the game on the line, the Robert Morris Colonials snuck past the Saint Francis Red Flash 3-2. The opening set told a tale of what everyone in attendance thought was going to be an early night. Everyone, except for maybe Saint Francis University. The opening set started...

Volleyball Roundup: RMU vs. Fairleigh Dickinson

Volleyball Roundup: RMU vs. Fairleigh Dickinson

Shayla Morris

October 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Volleyball

RMU 3 (13-13, NEC 7-4), Fairleigh Dickinson 0 (5-20, 1-9): In tonight’s matchup against Fairleigh Dickinson, Robert Morris made quick work of the match with a quick three-set victory. RMU started off quickly in the first set with a 25-7 set victory, giving them the momentum the team needed to carry...

Colonials battle the Terriers in a four-set win

Colonials battle the Terriers in a four-set win

Shayla Morris

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

In the opening set of the match against the Saint Francis Brooklyn Terriers (7-17, NEC 1-8), a slow start was unheard of. Both teams started out with a momentum that was not to be stopped. And the drama was in no shortage. Early in the first set, Coach Dale Starr was awarded his first yellow card...

Colonials break losing streak with four-set win over LIU Brooklyn

Colonials break losing streak with four-set win over LIU Brooklyn

Shayla Morris

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

In their matchup against the Blackbirds of LIU Brooklyn (12-9, NEC 5-3), the Robert Morris Colonials (10-13, NEC 4-4) were finally able to end their losing streak with a victory. Two weeks ago, RMU made the long drive up to Brooklyn and did not have the same outcome as they did tonight. They walked...

RMU wins fourth straight in sweep of Knights

RMU wins fourth straight in sweep of Knights

Cody Lally

September 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Colonials volleyball team battled back in the third set to earn a victory over the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights. Strong play from freshman Emma Granger and junior Taylor Lord powered RMU to the victory. Both teams traded points in the first set. Robert Morris took a 10-7 lead bef...

RMU sweeps SHU in first game at new recreation center

RMU sweeps SHU in first game at new recreation center

Shayla Morris

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Colonials (7-9) took down conference foe the Pioneers of Sacred Heart University (7-7) in the first game in the new recreational center at RMU. In the past the Colonials have struggled to triumph over the Pioneers, making the matchup even more alluring. The first set started with a bang for Robert...

The enigma of RMU women’s volleyball

The enigma of RMU women’s volleyball

Logan Carney

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

Reality is, it’s unfair to expect the players of Robert Morris volleyball to do great things, but it’s also unfair to completely write them off this season. It’s important to note that eight of the Colonials' thirteen players this season are true freshmen. This is the big reason as to why one...

Colonials upset Scarlet Knights in Sewall’s final farewell

Colonials upset Scarlet Knights in Sewall’s final farewell

Shayla Morris

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

This afternoon, the Robert Morris Colonials volleyball team played their final game of not only the Robert Morris Invitational, but their final game in the Charles L. Sewall Center. They walked away with a victory. Robert Morris started out slowly at first, but as each set progressed, slowly became...

Colonials battle with the Quakers, lose in fifth set

Colonials battle with the Quakers, lose in fifth set

Shayla Morris

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

Tonight’s matchup between the Robert Morris Colonials and the University of Pennsylvania Quakers was nothing short of a battle. The Colonials went five grueling sets with the Quakers (3-4) tonight, both teams having some incredible triumphs over the other. Unfortunately, RMU came up just short in...