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Weekend Round-up: 3/15/19 – 3/17/19

Weekend Round-up: 3/15/19 – 3/17/19

Ryan Giacobbi

March 18, 2019


Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Lacrosse

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In the midst of playoff season, RMU had some teams on the road. Here’s this weekend’s round-up to inform you on what happened. 3/15/19: Men’s Hockey: RMU – 2; Bentley – 3 RMU men’s hockey (14-21-2) came up with some tough luck in the first game of the AHA tournamen...

Conference Champions: Women’s basketball defeats Saint Francis to win NEC Tournament

Conference Champions: Women’s basketball defeats Saint Francis to win NEC Tournament

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In the last women’s basketball game of the Sewall Center in 2016, Robert Morris defended their home and won the Northeast Conference Championship. Today, in the last women’s basketball game at the North Athletic Complex, history repeated itself. The Robert Morris University Colonials (...

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

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

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

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...

Preview: Women’s basketball to face Mount Saint Mary’s in second round of NEC playoffs

Preview: Women’s basketball to face Mount Saint Mary’s in second round of NEC playoffs

Delenn Poe, Contributor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Showcase

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris Colonials women’s basketball team (20-10) is hosting another playoff game against the Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (15-15) on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the North Athletic Complex. The Colonials are coming off a standout win against the Fairleigh Dickin...

Women’s basketball takes care of Fairleigh Dickinson

Women’s basketball takes care of Fairleigh Dickinson

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

MOON TOWNSHIP -- At the 5:45 mark in the fourth quarter, Honoka Ikematsu was able to put the dagger in the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (8-22, 5-13). Ikematsu missed her first three ball of the sequence. Natalie Villaflor grabbed the offensive rebound. Villaflor missed a mid range jumper from the paint....

Senior players Heger and Gibson drafted into Major League Lacrosse

Senior players Heger and Gibson drafted into Major League Lacrosse

Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Two Robert Morris University men’s lacrosse players got drafted recently. Goaltender Alex Heger was drafted by the Ohio Machine and midfielder Tyson Gibson was drafted by the Atlanta Blaze of Major League Lacrosse this past Friday. Heger was selected in the seventh round as the...

Women’s basketball closes season out with win over Saint Francis

Women’s basketball closes season out with win over Saint Francis

Luke Yost, Women's Basketball Beat Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

MOON TOWNSHIP -- With just a little over four minutes remaining, the Robert Morris Colonials (19-10, 16-2) were clinging to a slim four-point lead, 54-50, against in-state conference foe Saint Francis (14-16, 11-7). Then the hero of their last clash took control. Nina Augustin made a three-pointer and th...

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts SFU to close season

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts SFU to close season

Nick Hedderick

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The winter sports season is rapidly approaching its end, and the Robert Morris women’s basketball team (18-10, 15-2 NEC) will conclude their regular season on Thursday against Saint Francis University (14-15, 11-6 NEC). RMU has clinched the regular season conference title and wil...

Men’s basketball ties third largest comeback in program history to win in overtime

Men’s basketball ties third largest comeback in program history to win in overtime

Logan Carney, Sports Manager

March 6, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In the first ever playoff game in the history of the North Athletic Complex, the Robert Morris Colonials (17-15, 11-7 NEC) defeated the Terriers of Saint Francis Brooklyn (17-15, 9-9 NEC) in overtime by the score of 69-65. The Colonials came back after being down 15 at halftime, 37-22....

Preview: 2019 men’s basketball NEC tournament

Preview: 2019 men’s basketball NEC tournament

Matt Kurtik, Contributor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Northeast Conference (NEC) playoffs begin this Wednesday and four teams are slated to host the first round of games. The tournament will go through Loretto as St. Francis (PA) was rewarded the No. 1 seed after the conclusion of the NEC regular season this past weekend. In a conf...