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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...

OPINION: The enigma of RMU women’s volleyball

OPINION: 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...

Colonials rally falls short to MTSU

Colonials rally falls short to MTSU

Cody Lally

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

In the first game of the RMU Invitational tournament, the Robert Morris women's volleyball team fought back from a 2-0 deficit, but couldn't complete the comeback, falling 3 sets to 2. Middle Tennessee (4-8) came out weak in the first set, giving RMU a 5-0 early lead. The Blue Raiders pushed back...

RMU volleyball’s new leading lady: Emma Granger

RMU volleyball’s new leading lady: Emma Granger

Shayla Morris

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

This year, the Robert Morris Colonials women’s volleyball team welcomed eight new freshmen. Among them is 6-foot-4-inches-tall Emma Granger. Granger is a middle blocker from Dalton, Ohio, whose high school resume turned out to be quite impressive. In her high school career alone, she was named...