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RMU officially joins Horizon League

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year. RMU President D...

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

John Blinn, News Editor

June 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Staff and coaches at Robert Morris University have been furloughed and several other staff positions have been eliminated in an attempt to lessen the financial impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The university announced on Wednesday that staff whose workload had “diminished” wo...

Granger receives record seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week honor

Granger receives record seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week honor

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Emma Granger's season is officially one for the record books as the star middle blocker received her seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week award, which officially puts her past Long Island University's Annika Foit (2012) and Cristina Pintilie (2002) for the most by a volleyball player in a si...

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

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Alex Tonge fires a slapshot against Niagara on November 2, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

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

PITTSBURGH -- Daniel Mantenuto faces off against Penn State on Nov. 10, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

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 readies to make save against Mercyhurst

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

UPMC Events Center, coming in 2019. Photo Credit: (Robert Morris University)

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...

Marotte’s 30 save shutout leads men’s hockey to win in game 1 against Holy Cross

Marotte's 30 save shutout leads men's hockey to win in game 1 against Holy Cross

Michael Sciulli, Sports Copy Manager

March 9, 2019

PITTSBURGH- The Robert Morris University men’s hockey team (13-20-2, 11-15-2 AHA) was able to pick up the first of two victories needed to move forward in the Atlantic Hockey playoffs on Friday night with a 1-0 victory of the Holy Cross Crusaders (10-20-5, 10-14-4 AHA). The lone tally on the night came from the on...

Track and field ties for fifth at NEC Championship

Track and field ties for fifth at NEC Championship

Jonathan Hanna, Track and Field Beat Writer

February 19, 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.,— On Friday and Saturday, the Robert Morris track and field team scored 63 points, tying the Central Connecticut State University Blue for 5th in the NEC. The Mountaineers of Mount St. Mary’s won the NEC with 138 points. Finishing her indoor season on a bang, Estelle Katen...