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The softball team split the doubleheader on Saturday afternoon, losing 3-1 in the first game 3-1 and winning the second game 4-2 Photo credit: Cole Brennan

Robert Morris Bounces Back After Game One Loss to Split Double Header with Purdue Fort Wayne

Samuel Goldberg
April 14, 2023

MOON TOWNSHIP— On what was a beautiful day at the North Athletic Complex, the Robert Morris softball team (17-18, 7-5 Horizon League) played a doubleheader against Purdue Fort-Wayne (16-21, 8-5) on Friday afternoon. The Colonials would lose game one by a score of 3-1 and win...

Its the first time in program history when three Colonial pitchers each have complete game shutouts in consecutive games

Colonials’ Three Game Sweep Led by Historic Pitching

Cam Wickline
April 10, 2023

Robert Morris’s softball team’s season has been full of ups and downs as they continue to make their way through conference play. Their weekend series against Northern Kentucky was another one of those ups, this time one of historic proportions. Dana Vatakis, Jane Garver,...

Robert Morris falls to 12-15 on the season after the 6-0 loss to Pitt Tuesday Photo credit: Cam Wickline

Robert Morris Shutout By Crosstown Foe Pitt

Nathan Breisinger
April 4, 2023

MOON TOWNSHIP -- On a gorgeous Tuesday afternoon, Robert Morris welcomed in crosstown foe Pitt for a midweek non-conference tilt at the North Athletic Complex. The Colonials (12-15, 2-2 Horizon) were looking to add to their two-game winning streak as they gear up for the thick...

Robert Morris won both games of the doubleheader over Kent State Photo credit: Cam Wickline

Softball Sweeps Kent State in Doubleheader

Cam Wickline
April 2, 2023

MOON TOWNSHIP – The Robert Morris softball team took down Kent State in both games of a doubleheader thanks to timely hitting and stingy pitching. The Colonials won game one by a final score of 4-1 and game two by a final score of 5-3. A common theme in the Colonials season...

Dana Vatakis got the win in the 7-0 victory in game 1

Robert Morris Splits Conference Opening Double Header with Detroit Mercy

Nate Fanell
March 16, 2023

MOON TOWNSHIP- Robert Morris (9-11, 1-1 HORIZON) and Detroit Mercy (2-15, 1-1 HORIZON) split the Colonials’ home opener and opening matchup of conference play for both teams, with the Colonials winning the first game, 7-0, and Detroit Mercy capturing the second, 2-0. The Colonials...

Alaina Koutsogiani dives into home plate against IUPUI on April 17, 2022 Photo credit: Cameron Macariola

Robert Morris Softball Looks to Continue Momentum From Last Season

Hope Beatty
February 9, 2023

The Robert Morris softball team is looking to start up this season just as hot as it ended last season. Head Coach Jexx Varner and his team are coming off a successful season that saw the program's best start in its history. "We started last year 9-1. We had a really great...

The Colonials are a year removed from making an appearance in the Horizon League Championship Game eventually falling to 2023s preseason favorite Oakland Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Robert Morris Selected Second in Softball Preseason Poll

Alec Miller
February 8, 2023

Horizon League head coaches released their 2023 Softball preseason poll and have Robert Morris as the second favorite in the league in 2023. Earing the first-place honor in the preseason poll is the defending champion Oakland, which in the poll got eight first-place votes...

The Colonials season ends with their first 30-win season in school history but falls short of an NCAA Tournament Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Robert Morris falls to Oakland in Horizon League Championship

Colby Sherwin
May 14, 2022

After climbing their way to the conference finals in just their second year, Robert Morris fell to Oakland Saturday morning by a final score of 5-4 In the first, Erika Bell hit an RBI single to plate Alaina Koutsogiani. Taylor Rhinehart followed that up with a triple to score...

The team huddles before their game against IUPUI on April 15, 2022 Photo credit: Ethan Morrison

Robert Morris set to tango with Oakland in Horizon League Championship

Ethan Morrison, Assistant Sports Editor
May 14, 2022

Over the past three days, Robert Morris has pulled off an improbable feat in Youngstown, Ohio. After winning their past four games, the Horizon League Softball Tournament will now face Oakland for the Horizon League Championship. Quick Hits Oakland is seeking their first Horizon...

The Colonials have their backs against the wall after a one-run loss to Green Bay Photo credit: Ethan Morrison

Robert Morris falls to Green Bay in opening round of Horizon League Tournament

Ethan Morrison, Assistant Sports Editor
May 11, 2022

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO -- Robert Morris kicked off Horizon League Tournament action Wednesday afternoon on Green Bay. The Phoenix won the first-round battle by a 3-1 thanks to a three-run fifth inning which propelled them past the Colonials for the third time this season. The Colonials’...