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The womens lacrosse team falls to Maryland 17-1 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament Photo credit: Taylor Roberts
"It sets the path for us to be here every year.": Women's Lacrosse closes out promising season against Maryland
Michael DeemerMay 10, 2024

COLLEGE PARK, Md.-- After starting the year 0-6, the Robert Morris women's lacrosse team earned their second-ever NCAA Tournament berth as they faced the fourth-ranked Maryland...

Women’s Soccer Announces New Head Coach Michelle Rick

Rick spent the past two seasons at Findlay University with a 22-11-7 overall record and back-to-back berths in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals. Photo credit: RMU Athletics

Robert Morris announced Thursday night their replacement for previous head coach Chris Shaw.

Shaw departed RMU for Temple at the beginning of the year after leading the team to their first ever Horizon League postseason. Now Rick will come in and be expected to carry the team forward.

“I’m excited and honored to join the team and community at RMU,” said Rick. “Thank you to RMU Vice President and Director of Athletics Chris King, President Michelle Patrick and the search committee for this opportunity. I’ve really enjoyed connecting with everyone who’s been involved in the process.”

Rick spent the last two season as head coach of the Division II University of Findlay, making the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals both years. Rick also assisted at Division III Marietta. The Colonials new head coach has some familiarity to the Horizon League, playing in college at Wright State.

James Walker, Creighton’s women’s soccer head coach, described Rick as “one of the top up-and-coming female coaches in the game.”

“We were impressed by her passion and enthusiasm in her desire to become the next head coach for Robert Morris women’s soccer.” Robert Morris athletic director Chris King. “She displayed a clear vision to elevate the soccer program,”

Fans of the Colonial’s can get their first look at Rick and her new team when they take on Seton Hill to kick off their spring pre-season, February 25.

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