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Volleyball meets with assistant (now head) coach Danny Doherty during a timeout against Duquesne. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Danny Doherty ushers in new era of Robert Morris volleyball

Ethan Morrison
January 25, 2022

At the end of the 2021 season, Robert Morris said goodbye to some generational talent in the program as Nikolette Zanolli, Alyson Londot and Emma Granger, who will all graduate at the end of this academic year. The team also has a new coach at the helm but it is a familiar face...

Emma Granger gets set for a point during her final match as a Colonial. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

How Emma Granger became RMU Volleyball’s “One-Woman Wrecking Crew”

Michael Deemer
November 18, 2021

In her final volleyball match on Sunday, Emma Granger, the school leader in blocks and service aces, had a tearful senior recognition ceremony. "I don't think it has fully hit me yet that it's all done and that this chapter is closing," Granger told Colonial Sports Network following...

RMU volleyball celebrates a point on senior day. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Phoenix clip RMU Volleyball on senior day

Michael Deemer
November 14, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– It was an emotional Senior Day at the UPMC Events Center this afternoon as six seniors on RMU volleyball suited up for the final time as a Colonial. The day started off strong for the Colonials, starting the first set with a 5-1 lead, but the Phoenix poured...

Dale Starr meets with his team.

Colonials swept by red-hot Raiders; drops fourth in a row

Michael Deemer
October 19, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– Robert Morris (9-13, 2-8 Horizon League) had a rough road trip last week, dropping to Milwaukee, Green Bay, and UIC in straight sets in all three matches. However, on the other end, coming into Tuesday, Wright State (15-6, 7-2) is the hottest team in the conference...

RMU celebrates a point against YSU.

Volleyball pushes Penguins to the limit, wins Homecoming game

Michael Deemer
October 9, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– RMU volleyball (9-9, 2-4 Horizon) was back at home against Youngstown State (4-13, 1-5) Friday night after dropping their match on the road against Northern Kentucky last week. The Colonials started strong. They took the first point and never gave the Penguins...

The Colonials have a conference during their loss to Cleveland State.

Colonials swept in Horizon League opener against Cleveland State

Michael Deemer
September 24, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– RMU volleyball (7-6, 0-1) faced off against the Cleveland State Vikings (3-9, 1-0) at the UPMC Events Center Friday evening for their first matchup in Horizon League play. After winning in three straight sets against George Washington, the Colonials looked to...

The team celebrates their big win over Duquesne.

Granger’s big day leads Colonials over Dukes

Colby Sherwin
September 4, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– After dropping their first two matches in the Chick-Fil-A Robinson Labor Day Classic against Liberty and Idaho, the Colonials were looking to pick up one win to end the weekend against local rival Duquesne who was 1-1 heading into today's matchup. In perhaps...

The Colonials converge after a point in the Chick-Fil-A Robinson Classic opener.

Flames stifle Colonials in Chick-Fil-A Robinson Classic opener

Tyler Gallo
September 3, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– Fresh off of a sweep at the FDU Invitational and returning for some home cooking, Robert Morris volleyball was back in action for an early-morning tilt with Liberty in Game 1 of the Chick-Fil-A Robinson Classic. Liberty (1-0), making their season debut, showed...

RMU Volleyball huddles before their match against Northern Kentucky.

2021 Season Preview: Volleyball

Samuel Goldberg
August 27, 2021

The Robert Morris volleyball team is back and looking to make an impact this season in the Horizon League after a rough 4-12 record in their first year. Players to Watch Emma Granger The Colonials are bringing back some familiar names like Emma Granger, who will be back for her...

Volleyball added five new recruits for next season on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Colonial Sports Network

Volleyball adds five new recruits on National Signing Day

Austin Bechtold
November 12, 2020

The Robert Morris volleyball team announced a flurry of new recruits on Wednesday, celebrating National Signing Day by inking five players in their first year recruiting as a Horizon League affiliate, looking to carry their success from the Northeast Conference (NEC) into the...