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Rough first half leads to Delaware victory of RMU

Rough first half leads to Delaware victory of RMU

Zachary Somma, Contributor

December 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris women's basketball team (4-4) failed to sweep their three-game home-stand after losing to the Delaware Blue Hens (3-5) 73-62. This was the Colonials’ final home game for over a month, as they begin a five-game road trip next week. The troubles started early for the Co...

Strong third period spoils Colonials’ “Teddy Bear Toss”

Strong third period spoils Colonials’ “Teddy Bear Toss”

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant Editor

December 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH-- On Friday, the Robert Morris women’s hockey team (9-6-2, 4-1) hosted CHA rivals Mercyhurst (10-4-1, 5-0) on what was the Colonials’ “Teddy Bear Toss” night. Unfortunately for the Colonials, the third period was not “beary” sweet to them, as the Lakers scored four goals and b...

DJ Russell entering transfer portal

DJ Russell entering transfer portal

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

December 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men's basketball team (2-8) is no stranger to players transferring out of the program. Notable players such as Koby Thomas and Chris Coalmon, for example, transferred over the summer. Now, DJ Russell has entered the NCAA transfer portal just shy of one month into this ...

Weekend Preview: 12/6-12/8

Weekend Preview: 12/6-12/8

Zachary Somma, Contributor

December 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This weekend in Colonials’ sports, the men’s and women’s hockey teams take on some conference rivals, the men’s basketball team travels to Florida, while women’s basketball plays their last home game before beginning a long road trip. Track and field begins its season as we...

Grant Hebert sidelined with concussion

Grant Hebert sidelined with concussion

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant Editor

December 5, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- After sustaining a hit to the head during Saturday’s game against Mercyhurst (2-4-1, 4-8-1 AHC), Robert Morris men’s hockey (7-2-2, 7-5-2 AHC) forward Grant Hebert will be out indefinitely with a concussion, per RMU Men’s Hockey Twitter. The sophomore forward from St. Andrew’s West, ...

Men’s basketball travels to Youngstown State

Men’s basketball travels to Youngstown State

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

December 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (2-7) looks to bounce back Wednesday night after a tough loss on the road at Cleveland State (4-4) on Saturday afternoon. RMU travels to Youngstown State (4-4) in the hopes of bouncing back against another Ohio team. Previewing RMU Robert Morris e...

Women’s basketball rides huge 1st half to win over Xavier

Women’s basketball rides huge 1st half to win over Xavier

Zachary Somma, Contributor

December 1, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The RMU women's basketball team (4-3) led all but 21 seconds during their 71-57 win over the Xavier Musketeers (1-5) on Sunday. It was a dominant first-half performance from the Colonials, as they held the Musketeers to just 17 points while putting up 42 of their own in the first 20 ...

Men’s hockey swims past Lakers

Men’s hockey swims past Lakers

Luke Yost, Contributor

December 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH-- The Robert Morris Colonials (7-5-2, 7-2-2 AHA) stole two points away from the Mercyhurst University Lakers (4-8-1, 2-4-1 AHA) thanks to the Atlantic Hockey Association’s new overtime rules. Michael Coyne hammered home a puck in the crease, late into the second overtime to give the Colo...

Men’s hockey game against Mercyhurst postponed

Men’s hockey game against Mercyhurst postponed

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 29, 2019

ERIE -- The first game of a home-and-home series against Mercyhurst (4-8, 2-4 AHA) has been rescheduled for January 14th. The Robert Morris men's hockey team (7-5-1, 7-2-1 AHA) was scheduled to face Mercyhurst at 7:05 p.m. on black Friday, before the two teams traveled to Pittsburgh for a game on Sa...

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

November 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This season, the Robert Morris University volleyball team reached accomplishments that defied all external expectations and produced one of the most successful seasons in program history. Despite a first-round exit in the NEC semifinals to Central Connecticut State (15-15, 10-6) wh...