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Weekend Round-up: 11/8-11/10

Weekend Round-up: 11/8-11/10

Evan Basista, Contributor

November 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Colonials had eight teams play in a busy weekend for RMU sports. Here’s how it all played out: Volleyball (24-3, 14-0 NEC) kept their foot on the gas pedal and swept their matches this weekend, with a 3-2 win against Central Connecticut State (13-13, 9-5 NEC) that saw them su...

Weekend Preview: 11/8-11/10

Weekend Preview: 11/8-11/10

Evan Basista, Contributor

November 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This weekend will be a big one for the Colonials, with high-profile opponents and potential playoff spots at stake. Rowing at Duquesne, 11/8 To kick off the weekend, the rowing team will be facing off at Duquesne on Friday. They will be closing out a successful fall season that saw them...

Colonials begin the quest for another trip to the NCAA Tournament

Colonials begin the quest for another trip to the NCAA Tournament

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant Editor

November 5, 2019

FORT WORTH, TX.-- The Robert Morris women's basketball team heads to the Lone Star State on Tuesday to take on the Horned Frogs of TCU. Last season, the Colonials were able to defeat Saint Francis 65-54 in the NEC Championship game before losing to no. 1 Louisville in the first round of the NCAA Tour...

Women’s basketball announces new assistant

Women’s basketball announces new assistant

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris women's basketball team announced the addition of a new assistant coach on Tuesday. Amani Franklin returns to the program after last being with the team during the 2017-18 season. During her time as an assistant coach, the women's basketball team won a school-record 2...

Colonials fall to Cardinals in NCAA tournament

Colonials fall to Cardinals in NCAA tournament

Luke Yost

March 22, 2019

LOUISVILLE -- Asia Durr, a potential top five pick in the upcoming WNBA draft, and Louisville Cardinals (30-3, 14-2) left no doubt on the way to a dominating win over the Robert Morris University Colonials (20-10,16-2) by the score of 69-34. “I think the arena saw how a team could continue to figh...

Colonials ready for the challenge of Louisville

Colonials ready for the challenge of Louisville

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 22, 2019

LOUISVILLE -- "I think this game we're ready. We're prepared," said RMU senior guard Nia Adams. "We're doing all we can to just compete and go out there and just play the game like we know how to." For those that do not know, the Colonials come into the KFC Yum! Center on Friday as the David battli...

Youth not a concern for Colonials: ‘They’re basically not freshman anymore’

Youth not a concern for Colonials: ‘They’re basically not freshman anymore’

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- "Our freshman and sophomores play a lot of minutes. They're not really freshman. They know that and they know their abilities and what we can do as a team," said RMU women's basketball senior Nia Adams. She had just been asked about how this team instilled confidence in their younger...

Louisville impressed by Robert Morris defense: ‘That’s what you want to play against’

Louisville impressed by Robert Morris defense: ‘That’s what you want to play against’

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 21, 2019

LOUISVILLE -- The Robert Morris Colonials come into their sixth-ever NCAA tournament appearance with the 12th ranked scoring defense in the nation. The Colonials have stifled their opponents to just 54.6 points game including only allowing one conference opponent to surpass the 60-point mark. They he...

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...

ESPN blunder doesn’t hinder Colonials excitement for NCAA tournament

ESPN blunder doesn’t hinder Colonials excitement for NCAA tournament

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

March 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- ESPN made possibly the biggest mistake it could have before the NCAA Women's Basketball Selection show on Monday evening.  About three hours before the network's scheduled selection show broadcast. The so-called "Worldwide leader in sports" accidentally posted the Women's NCAA tournament ...