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Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The 10th season of the Andy Toole Era for Robert Morris men's basketball starts this Thursday with the Colonials traveling 278.8 miles to take on Marshall University. Coach Toole enters his tenth season with the second-best winning percentage among current NEC head coaches (54.5%); grante...

Preview: Women’s soccer opens road trip against Saint Francis

Preview: Women’s soccer opens road trip against Saint Francis

Zachary Somma, Contributor

October 18, 2019

LORETTO, PA-- After a 0-1-1 homestand, the Robert Morris women's soccer team (4-8-2, 2-3-1 NEC) looks to improve in the Northeast Conference standings as they travel to Loretto, Pennsylvania, to take on in-state rivals Saint Francis (4-8-1, 3-3 NEC). Recapping RMU The Colonials aim to rebound after goin...

RMU picks up first conference win since 2016 in overtime thriller

RMU picks up first conference win since 2016 in overtime thriller

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

October 12, 2019

LORETTO, PA-- The Robert Morris football team (2-4, 1-0 NEC) hadn't defeated Saint Francis (3-3, 1-1 NEC) since the 2011 season. In addition to that, the Colonials hadn't won an NEC game since 2016. But streaks are meant to be broken, and thanks to a gritty performance on both sides of the ball and ...

Preview: Colonials seek first conference win since 2016

Preview: Colonials seek first conference win since 2016

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

October 12, 2019

Loretto, PA-- After closing out non-conference play with a 45-10 loss against a ranked Youngstown State team (4-1, 0-1 MVFC), the Robert Morris football team (1-4, 0-0 NEC) turns their attention towards Saint Francis University (3-2, 1-0 NEC) to begin conference play. The Colonials start NEC play in hope...

Volleyball travels to Sacred Heart fresh off of Merrimack sweep

Volleyball travels to Sacred Heart fresh off of Merrimack sweep

Tyler Gallo, Contributor

October 5, 2019

FAIRFIELD, CT-- The RMU volleyball team (12-3, 2-0 NEC) heads to Fairfield, Connecticut, to take on the Sacred Heart Pioneers (6-9, 1-1 NEC) on Saturday. The Colonials dominated the Bryant Bulldogs (8-12, 3-1 NEC) on Friday, winning 3-0. Recapping RMU The Colonials travel to Connecticut following t...

Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- As 2019 began, the UPMC Events Center was still under construction and taking shape. Fast forward to today, and the arena has hosted numerous concerts and the dominant start to the volleyball team's season. Now, exactly two months before the men's basketball team hosts their first game...

The much anticipated arrival of Isabella Posset

The much anticipated arrival of Isabella Posset

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- "I want you to understand, Bella Posset commited to us as a sophomore. This was a long-time coming," said RMU women's basketball head coach Charlie Buscaglia as he sat upon the podium after his Colonials had just defeated the Saint Francis Red Flash in the NEC championship game. "We had to...

Freshman Castedo proves to be unlikely postseason hero heading into NCAA tournament

Freshman Castedo proves to be unlikely postseason hero heading into NCAA tournament

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — It is those truly impactful moments in a game when everything seems to move in slow motion. In a basketball game, the ball leaves the hands of the shooter as it seems to spend an eternity in mid-air. For the Robert Morris Colonials, the shot came out of the hands of an unlikely s...

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

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 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

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...