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NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether fall sports are able to resume competition in the spring. Athletes will have the option to receive a ...

RMU officially joins Horizon League

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year. RMU President D...

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

November 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This season, the Robert Morris University volleyball team reached accomplishments that defied all external expectations and produced one of the most successful seasons in program history. Despite a first-round exit in the NEC semifinals to Central Connecticut State (15-15, 10-6) wh...

Colonials’ comeback effort falls short against CCSU

Colonials' comeback effort falls short against CCSU

Jordan Redinger, Contributor

November 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- It came down to the fifth set in this evening’s NEC women’s semifinal volleyball match between Robert Morris University (25-5, 15-1) and Central Connecticut State University (15-14, 10-6). The Colonials fell 15-12 in the final set. For the first time since 2008, the Colonials ho...

Weekend Preview: 11/22-11/24

Weekend Preview: 11/22-11/24

Zachary Somma, Contributor

November 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Despite Thanksgiving break beginning this weekend, the Robert Morris sports teams are not slowing down. This weekend features volleyball’s run at the NEC Championships, the final game of the season for the football team, as well as action from both the men’s and women’s hockey and baske...

The Dig: NEC Tournament approaching

The Dig: NEC Tournament approaching

Austin Betchold, Josh Sezler

November 21, 2019

  On today's show, Josh and Austin discuss the regular season concluding for the Colonial's volleyball team and preview the upcoming NEC Tournament here at RMU....

Granger, Starr win NEC player/coach of the year awards, three receive all-conference

Granger, Starr win NEC player/coach of the year awards, three receive all-conference

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris volleyball team (25-4, 15-1 NEC) received more recognition tonight as Emma Granger and Dale Starr were named the 2019 NEC Player and Coach of the Year, respectively. The team also had three players, including Granger, make the all-conference teams. Joining Granger on t...

NEC Women’s Volleyball Championship moved to UPMC Events Center

Photo credit: Michael Sciulli

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Last week, it was announced that the NEC Volleyball Championship was going to take place at the North Athletic Complex due to a scheduling conflict at the UPMC Events Center. Earlier today, however, it was announced that the tournament would be moved to the UPMC Events Center. This ann...

Granger receives record seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week honor

Granger receives record seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week honor

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Emma Granger's season is officially one for the record books as the star middle blocker received her seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week award, which officially puts her past Long Island University's Annika Foit (2012) and Cristina Pintilie (2002) for the most by a volleyball player in a si...

Volleyball adds three recruits for 2020

Volleyball adds three recruits for 2020

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — This past week, the Robert Morris volleyball program signed three recruits to their class of 2020 in Emma Brown, Annie Monaco and Abby Ryan. "This 2020 class is exciting for us to add to an already tremendous team," said head coach Dale Starr in the press release from RMU Athletics. "...