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Atlantic Hockey to switch to 3-on-3 overtime/shootout

Atlantic Hockey to switch to 3-on-3 overtime/shootout

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

July 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- On Monday, July 22, Atlantic Hockey announced that for the 2019-20 season, a 3-on-3 overtime, then a shootout will be the way to decide regular season conference games. This method is also used by the Big 10, National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and the Western Collegiate Hocke...

Opinion: Colonials will not miss Three Rivers Classic

Opinion: Colonials will not miss Three Rivers Classic

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

July 3, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinions on RMU Sentry Media are the writer’s own.  PITTSBURGH -- After the release of the 2019-20 schedule for the Robert Morris men's hockey team, one major item seems to be missing; the Three Rivers Classic, which has been held every year since 2012. With the tournament...

Francis Marotte to transfer to Clarkson

Francis Marotte to transfer to Clarkson

Jon Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

May 20, 2019

UPDATE: May 20 - 8:30 p.m. RMU Sentry Media has confirmed the Pittsburgh Hockey Digest report that Justin Kapelmaster has been added by Robert Morris on a graduate transfer. Last year for Ferris State, Kapelmaster started 12 games, finishing with a .903 save percentage and a 3.52 GAA, along with a 1-...

Golf wins two major NEC awards

Golf wins two major NEC awards

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- After winning the NEC Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida, the Robert Morris golf team had two members winning major awards for the conference. Junior Max Palmer took home the NEC Golfer of the Year, while head coach Jerry Stone won NEC Coach of the Year. Palmer marks the third ...

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has named a new director of athletics in Chris King, a graduate of the Robert Morris sport management program in 1994. King replaces Craig Coleman, who stepped down from his position in December of 2018. Before coming to Robert Morris, King has been the dir...

Golf wins first NEC Championship since 2015

Golf wins first NEC Championship since 2015

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 28, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.-- For the first time since 2015, the Robert Morris golf team (+364) sits atop the NEC golf tables. The Colonials took home the trophy on Sunday after finishing first at the LPGA International with a 34-over par tournament. The Colonials first place finish was their third of the yea...

Three hat-tricks give women’s lacrosse win in last regular season matchup

Three hat-tricks give women’s lacrosse win in last regular season matchup

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa.-- In their final regular season contest of the year, the Robert Morris women's lacrosse team (12-4, 5-2, NEC) held off NEC foe Central Connecticut State (2-14, 0-7 NEC) by a score of 18-5. With the win, the Colonials have now won their past five games heading into NEC Tournament play....

Women’s basketball announces new assistant

Women’s basketball announces new assistant

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris women's basketball team announced the addition of a new assistant coach on Tuesday. Amani Franklin returns to the program after last being with the team during the 2017-18 season. During her time as an assistant coach, the women's basketball team won a school-record 2...

Golf finishes 11th in penultimate tournament of the year

Golf finishes 11th in penultimate tournament of the year

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

April 17, 2019

SPRINGBORO, Oh.-- In preparation for the NEC Championships, the Robert Morris golf team (+330) finished 11th out of 12 teams at the Wright State Invitational this past weekend with a score of +54. Winning the tournament were the Tigers of Wittenberg University, who finished 33 shots clear of the Col...

Golf preps for NEC Championships at Wright State Invitational

Golf preps for NEC Championships at Wright State Invitational

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 14, 2019

SPRINGBORO, Oh. -- After a strong sixth-place performance at the Towson Spring Invitational, the Robert Morris golf team (+276) is back in action at Heatherwoode Golf Club in Springboro, Ohio for the Wright State Invitational. In last week’s match, the Colonials finished sixth but were led by ...