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Pluviose partakes in RMU’s international pipeline of players

Pluviose partakes in RMU’s international pipeline of players

Michael Sciulli

March 27, 2018


Filed under International, Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Videos

While Canada may only be a few hours north of Robert Morris University, there are drastic differences that can be seen as soon as one crosses the border. Whether it is on the court or off it, RMU forward Nadege Pluviose experiences everyday, the differences that come with being an international collegiate...

Carrasco is going the distance

Carrasco is going the distance

Samuel Anthony

March 27, 2018


Filed under International, Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Videos

A total distance of 3,873 miles. That's the distance Laura Carrasco traveled to make the move to Moon Township at just 18 years old to become one of five new freshman on this Robert Morris University women's basketball team. Carrasco signed her national letter of intent on April 12, 2017 in the...

The International Pipeline

The International Pipeline

Avin Patel and Samuel Anthony

March 23, 2018


Filed under International, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Videos

The 2017-18 RMU women's basketball team contains seven players from five different countries. To learn about each player in the International Pipeline, select the countries highlighted in red. And to watch below the 30-minute full feature documentary on the International Pipeline, the story of RMU...

From England to America: Irekpitan Ozzy-Momodu’s journey to Robert Morris

From England to America: Irekpitan Ozzy-Momodu’s journey to Robert Morris

Ian Kist

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Videos

Center Irekpitan Ozzy-Momodu is a freshman on the RMU women’s basketball team this season. Ozzy-Momodu is one of four international newcomers on this season’s team and one of seven total international players on the roster. However, she is the only player to hail from London, England. Ozzy-Momodu...

The Canadian connection

The Canadian connection

Matt Kurtik

March 20, 2018


Filed under International, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Videos

“They thought I came from a 10-hour flight somewhere else because they weren’t too sure where Canada was located. They made me feel really international, but I felt that I was just a border across.” Mikalah Mulrain said it best. We, as students at Robert Morris, think that Canada is a far away...

Nina Augustin: From the Finnish National Team to the courts of Moon Township

Nina Augustin: From the Finnish National Team to the courts of Moon Township

Luke Yost

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Videos

It’s clear that head coach Charlie Buscaglia and the rest of the Robert Morris women’s basketball staff reaches far and wide to find talent. Greece, France, Spain and the Democratic Republic of Congo are just a few of the places that former and current Colonials call home. Nina Augustin may be one...

Ikematsu makes history as RMU’s first Japanese women’s basketball player

Ikematsu makes history as RMU’s first Japanese women’s basketball player

Ryan Giacobbi

March 20, 2018


Filed under International, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Videos

Freshman guard Honoka Ikematsu has been a surprise for Robert Morris women’s basketball this season after spending her high school basketball career in her home country of Japan. Ikematsu hails from Kumamoto, Japan, where she began playing basketball when she was just 10 years old. Ikematsu officially made h...

Colonial Talk: Dragon’s high pressure defense burns the Colonials

Colonial Talk: Dragon’s high pressure defense burns the Colonials

Matt Kurtik

March 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Postseason

The Robert Morris Colonials (25-8) took on the Drexel Dragons (27-7) Friday night at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). Drexel defeated Robert Morris 57-44. The loss ends the Colonials’ season with the most wins program history with...

Colonials season ends in Philadelphia after loss in WNIT

Colonials season ends in Philadelphia after loss in WNIT

Ian Kist

March 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Postseason

The Colonials battled the Drexel Dragons in the opening round of the WNIT at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Both teams looked to extend their seasons and move on in the postseason. On paper, both teams looked to be identical as they both had similar overall records, RMU 25-7,...

WNIT preview: RMU vs Drexel

WNIT preview: RMU vs Drexel

Samuel Anthony

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Women's Basketball, Women's Basketball Postseason

Despite falling to the Saint Francis Red Flash this past weekend in the NEC Championship game, the Robert Morris Colonials are not done yet. The winningest team in the history of the program will attempt to continue to add to the win column in the first round of the Women's NIT tournament aga...