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Weekend Roundup 1/17-1/19

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Austin Bechtold, Contributor

January 20, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Another weekend of RMU sports has come to a close, and the Colonials found themselves looking at mixed results. Both basketball and ice hockey teams saw action, as well as the women’s track and field team, who participated in their first meet. Men's basketball falls to Merrimack ...

Syracuse silences Colonials 1-0

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Owen Krepps, Contributor

January 18, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- Robert Morris women’s hockey (13-9-2, 7-3-0 CHA) failed to close out their Mental Health Awareness weekend games in a sweep, losing to Syracuse (7-15-1, 6-3-1 CHA) 1-0. This is the first time this season the Colonials have been shut out against a CHA opponent. RMU is still in first place i...

RMU wins 5-1 on Mental Health Night

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Owen Krepps, Contributor

January 18, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- Robert Morris women’s hockey (13-8-2, 7-2-0 CHA) was second in the CHA for about three hours on Friday. That is until they defeated the Syracuse Orange (6-15-1, 5-3-1 CHA) by a score of 5-1 on Friday night. They reclaimed their title over Mercyhurst (12-8-3, 6-2-1 CHA) who tied a game ...

Weekend Preview 1/17-1/19

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Austin Bechtold, Contributor

January 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- School is back in session on the campus of RMU, but the winter sports calendar continues on as usual. As the 2020 calendar year begins along with a new decade, the opportunity awaits for Robert Morris sports teams to take advantage of new opportunities and carry over past success int...

Top-seeded Colonials lose heartbreaker in CHA Championship

Robert Morris battled through the first period. But a four-goal second period propelled the Orange to the CHA tournament title. Photo credit: Timothy Kelly

Adam Melluso, Contributor

March 8, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Robert Morris women's hockey team (16-4-6, 13-4-3 CHA) looked to capture their third College Hockey America championship on Friday night at the HarborCenter in Buffalo. The Colonials were trying to reverse their fortunes following last year's loss to the #2-seed Mercyhurst Laker...

DeSmet, Quaranta send Colonials to CHA championship

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Adam Melluso, Contributor

March 7, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Robert Morris women's hockey team defeated Penn State on Thursday to move on to the CHA championship game. They will take on the Syracuse Orange at 4:30 p.m. on Friday. The opening period started and finished as a fierce stalemate with neither side wanting to give up a crucia...

Quick Hits: Colonials staunch defense leads the way to semis victory over PSU

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Adam Melluso

March 7, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Robert Morris women's hockey team looked to continue their quest for a third CHA title as they faced the Penn State Nittany Lions in the semifinals of the CHA Tournament. Through all the crazy action, physicality and goals, let's dive into some key elements that led the way to a ...

Road To Buffalo: 2019 CHA tournament preview

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Nick Hedderick, Contributor

March 6, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. — It is hard to believe, but the college hockey season is quickly approaching the finish line. This week will be the College Hockey America (CHA) Tournament. This tournament will take place at the HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York. The Robert Morris women’s hockey team (15-13-6, 13-4-...

Women’s hockey ends season with win over Syracuse

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Owen Krepps, Contributor

March 2, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Robert Morris women’s hockey (15-13-6, 13-4-3 CHA) has finished their regular season on top of the CHA. On Saturday they closed their season with a dominant win over Syracuse (10-21-3, 10-8-2 CHA) 4-2. It was also senior day in the island honoring the six seniors on the team, Caitly...

Women’s hockey wins third consecutive CHA regular season championship

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Owen Krepps

March 2, 2019

PITTSBURGH — With a dominant 5-0 win over Syracuse (10-20-3 overall, 10-7-2 CHA) on friday night, the Colonials (14-13-6 overall, 12-4-3 CHA) have clinched firstborn place in the conference, as well as a first round bye in the upcoming CHA playoffs in Buffalo. This marks the third consecutive season RM...