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Ezeigbo and Colonials close out homestand with win

Photo credit: Morgan Torchia

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- It is important to make the most out of your home games, and the Robert Morris women's basketball team (11-6, 6-0 NEC) did just that on Monday. Backed by 24 points, a season-high, from Nneka Ezeigbo, the Colonials emphatically closed out their four-game homestand with a 73-43 win agai...

Rough first half leads to Delaware victory of RMU

Nina Augustin holds the ball on the court against the La Salle Explorers.

Zachary Somma, Contributor

December 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris women's basketball team (4-4) failed to sweep their three-game home-stand after losing to the Delaware Blue Hens (3-5) 73-62. This was the Colonials’ final home game for over a month, as they begin a five-game road trip next week. The troubles started early for the Co...

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...

Colonials lose tight game against Columbia

Colonials lose tight game against Columbia

Jordan Redinger, Contributor

November 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris University women’s basketball team (2-2) suffered a loss against Columbia (2-3) on Sunday, losing 61-59. Although the score was tight throughout the entire game, several fouls by the Colonials hurt them in the long run. Coach Charlie Buscaglia said that the girls w...

Ezeigbo leads Colonials against Youngstown State

Ezeigbo leads Colonials against Youngstown State

Zachary Somma, Contributor

November 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Robert Morris (2-1) won their first game at the new UPMC Events Center with a convincing win over Youngstown State (1-2), 58-43. Senior Nneka Ezeigbo posted her second straight double-double as she led the Colonials in points (17), rebounds (12), and blocks (2). The first quarter sa...

Freshman Castedo proves to be unlikely postseason hero heading into NCAA tournament

Esther Castedo hits clutch three late in the NEC championship game. March 17, 2019 Moon Township, PA (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — It is those truly impactful moments in a game when everything seems to move in slow motion. In a basketball game, the ball leaves the hands of the shooter as it seems to spend an eternity in mid-air. For the Robert Morris Colonials, the shot came out of the hands of an unlikely s...

ESPN blunder doesn’t hinder Colonials excitement for NCAA tournament

ESPN blunder doesn't hinder Colonials excitement for NCAA tournament

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- ESPN made possibly the biggest mistake it could have before the NCAA Women's Basketball Selection show on Monday evening.  About three hours before the network's scheduled selection show broadcast. The so-called "Worldwide leader in sports" accidentally posted the Women's NCAA tournament ...

Women’s basketball overcomes late run by Mount St. Mary’s

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Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 14, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Robert Morris women’s basketball team (21-10) weathered the comeback attempts of Mount St. Mary’s (15-16) to move on to the NEC tournament finals. The final score was 69-65. The Colonials’ offense looked out of sorts in the first two and a half minutes of the game. Mou...

Quick Hits: Women’s basketball stops a hot LIU Brooklyn

Irekpitan Ozzy-Momodu, Nneka Ezeigbo and Shakema Dashiel talk as the alma-mater plays. Moon, PA Feb. 25, 2019. (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

February 25, 2019

What happened Robert Morris (17-9, 14-1) stopped a hot LIU Brooklyn (4-22, 3-12) with the final score 71-54. LIU Brooklyn came into this game after three wins in their last four games. This win clinches Robert Morris at least a share of the NEC title. Why it happened The Colonials had a game changing t...