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Jexx Varner celebrates a base hit against Cleveland State. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

Inside the Dugout: Jexx Varner

Tyler Gallo
February 27, 2022

Robert Morris softball is off to its hottest start in program history, cruising through their Carolina invitationals with a 9-1 record, and head coach Jexx Varner has watched his team roll in the early portion of their season. After a season where the team finished with a 25-19...

Natalie Higgins earned NFCA Division 1 All-Region Honors. Photo Credit: Ally Yovetich

Natalie Higgins earns NFCA Division 1 All-Region Honors

Alexis Davis
May 20, 2021

A great season for Natalie Higgins has gotten even more recognition on Thursday as she earned 2021 National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division 1 All-Region honors, named to the Great Lakes First Team. Higgins is the first RMU player to earn NFCA Division 1 All-Region First...

Natalie Higgins (left) and Charlotte Grover (right) both received Horizon League All-League Honots. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

Natalie Higgins, Charlotte Grover receive Horizon League All-League Honors

Tyler Gallo
May 12, 2021

As RMU softball gets prepared to take on Youngstown State in the Horizon League postseason tournament tomorrow at noon, a pair of Colonials have received All-Horizon League honors. Outfielder Natalie Higgins has been named to the All-Horizon League First Team and infielder Charlotte...

Robert Morris softball will take on Youngstown State in the #HLSB Tournament. Photo(s) Credit: Ethan Morrison

Softball to take on Youngstown State in #HLSB Tournament

Tyler Gallo
May 9, 2021

The stage is finally set for the Horizon League Softball Tournament. In their first year in the league, Robert Morris softball has claimed the no. 4 seed. They have earned a date with the regular-season champion and tournament host Youngstown State Penguins. Robert Morris, aided...

Natalie Higgins takes a swing against UIC. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

On verge of a historic season, Natalie Higgins is prepared for the stretch run

Tyler Gallo
April 23, 2021

In the midst of Robert Morris softball's best season since 2015, Natalie Higgins is having perhaps the greatest offensive season in Robert Morris history. Not only is she also looking to become the only Colonial to reach 200 hits, 100 runs and 100 RBI in her career, but she is...

Liner to Left: Red, White and Blue Resiliency

Liner to Left: Red, White and Blue Resiliency

Tyler Gallo and Colby Sherwin
March 28, 2021

On this episode of Liner to Left, Tyler Gallo and Colby Sherwin discuss the scorching hot week that was for Robert Morris softball-- and how you can never count this team out.

Madison Riggle rips an RBI single in RMUs game two win. She pitched five scoreless innings in the victory while also contributing an RBI. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

Potent offense, strong pitching leads to a split for Robert Morris

Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor
March 12, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The softball team returned to Moon for its first home games and Horizon League conference games by hosting a twin bill with Detroit Mercy on Friday afternoon. While the Colonials' (6-4, 1-1 Horizon) offense fell short in the first game, scoring early and often...

Softballs retired numbers. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

Beyond the Numbers: Softball’s Retired Jerseys

Tyler Gallo
January 20, 2021

Every day, hundreds of people walk or drive by the softball field at the North Athletic Complex and see the nine retired numbers that hang on the right-field fence. The numbers 16, 25, 33, 14, 18, 1, 44, 7 and 6 hang there. But do they know who the players were who wore those...

Rachael Rhinehart (27) deals to Natalie Higgins (26) before one of her two home runs

Higgins dominates in Game 2 of the Colonial Challenge World Series

Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor
October 8, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- On Thursday afternoon, softball hosted game two of its "Colonial Challenge" intrasquad scrimmage tournaments. In this game, the "Hackin' and Attackin'" team, who wore white, took on the "Colonial Cobras" in blue, and won 5-2 on the strength of returning senior...

Softball splits series with Mount St. Marys

Softball splits series with Mount St. Mary’s

Tyler Gallo and Tyler Gallo
April 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa.-- On a chilly afternoon, the Robert Morris softball team (14-37, 5-7 NEC) took on the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (25-26, 9-7 NEC) hoping to put an end to a seven-game losing skid. They split the doubleheader, losing 9-1 in five innings in game one, and winning...