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The Dig: Conference Woes

The Dig: Conference Woes

Cameron Macariola and Samuel Goldberg
October 11, 2023

Hosts Cam Macariola and Samuel Goldberg return to discuss the volleyball team's most recent road trip to IUPUI and Purdue Fort Wayne. The guys then discuss their upcoming match against Youngstown State as the Colonials return home.

The Dig: Conference Play Is Here!

The Dig: Conference Play Is Here!

September 19, 2023

Hosts Cameron Macariola and Samuel Goldberg are back to recap the Mountaineer Invitational and preview the Colonials' first few games of Horizon League play.

Carmody ready to serve in the game against Green Bay on November 14, 2021 Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Local Legacies: Allena Carmody

Hope Beatty
August 9, 2022

For some college athletes, balancing schoolwork and athletics is a huge struggle. Still, for Robert Morris volleyball player Allena Carmody, family support on the court and in the classroom is not far away. The Sewickley native began her volleyball career in seventh grade when...

Alyson Londot readies for a serve against Green Bay. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

#FormerColonialWatch: Alyson Londot joins Western Illinois volleyball staff

Tyler Gallo
March 23, 2022

MACOMB, Ill.– Former Robert Morris head coach Dale Starr recently was named head coach of Western Illinois. This morning, he added a familiar face to his staff as former outside hitter Alyson Londot has been named an assistant. Londot, who was an integral part of the Colonials'...

Dale Starr watches his team against Central Connecticut State. Photo credit: Michael Sciulli

Dale Starr named head coach of Western Illinois volleyball

Madi Kerrigan
February 21, 2022

MACOMB, Ill.– On Wednesday, it was announced that former Robert Morris head volleyball coach Dale Starr has officially accepted a head coaching position, replacing Ben Staupe at Western Illinois' program. After the announcement of no renewal of his contract after the 2021...

Volleyball meets with assistant (now head) coach Danny Doherty during a timeout against Duquesne. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Danny Doherty ushers in new era of Robert Morris volleyball

Ethan Morrison
January 25, 2022

At the end of the 2021 season, Robert Morris said goodbye to some generational talent in the program as Nikolette Zanolli, Alyson Londot and Emma Granger, who will all graduate at the end of this academic year. The team also has a new coach at the helm but it is a familiar face...

Danny Doherty looks on against Duquesne in the Chick-Fil-A Robinson Classic. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Danny Doherty named Robert Morris volleyball head coach

Michael Deemer
December 31, 2021

Following the departure of longtime head volleyball coach Dale Starr, associate head coach Danny Doherty took his place for the final four games of the lackluster 2021 campaign. On Friday, Robert Morris University Athletics named Doherty the next head coach of the RMU Volleyball...

Emma Granger gets set for a point during her final match as a Colonial. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

How Emma Granger became RMU Volleyball’s “One-Woman Wrecking Crew”

Michael Deemer
November 18, 2021

In her final volleyball match on Sunday, Emma Granger, the school leader in blocks and service aces, had a tearful senior recognition ceremony. "I don't think it has fully hit me yet that it's all done and that this chapter is closing," Granger told Colonial Sports Network following...

RMU volleyball celebrates a point on senior day. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Phoenix clip RMU Volleyball on senior day

Michael Deemer
November 14, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– It was an emotional Senior Day at the UPMC Events Center this afternoon as six seniors on RMU volleyball suited up for the final time as a Colonial. The day started off strong for the Colonials, starting the first set with a 5-1 lead, but the Phoenix poured...

RMU volleyball lost to UIC.

Colonials lose heartbreaking five-set thriller to UIC; extend winless drought

Michael Deemer
November 13, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP– Danny Doherty's second game at the helm of the interim coach for RMU was optimistic. The Colonials (9-20, 2-15 Horizon) faced the UIC Flames (17-11, 13-3) in their penultimate game of the regular season. A 10-game losing streak going into Friday makes it the...