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Bechtold’s Breakdowns: What does moving fall sports to spring mean for RMU?

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By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As the first day of classes officially kicks off the start of a new year for Robert Morris and a new era in the athletics, the Colonials were supposed to be preparing for their first-ever action in the Horizon League. Nonetheless, a global pandemic found a way to completely derail those plans for the...

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether fall sports are able to resume competition in the spring. Athletes will have the option to receive a ...

Bryan Delsite named new RMU track and cross country coach

Bryan Delsite named new RMU track and cross country coach

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

June 18, 2020

After five seasons with Caitlin Cotter at the helm of the Robert Morris running teams, the Colonials are on a new track, as former Bucknell assistant Bryan Delsite was named the newest head coach on Wednesday. As a member of the Bisons coaching staff, Delsite was in charge of coaching the vertical...

RMU officially joins Horizon League

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By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year.  RMU President...

Preview: Women’s cross country team seeks success at NEC Championships

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

November 2, 2019

New Britain, CT-- Heading into the Northeast Conference Championships, the Robert Morris women’s cross country team looks to make some noise. The team will compete against the ten other NEC opponents when they head to New Britain, Connecticut.Throughout the season, the Colonials did not get the r...

Preview: Cross country sprints to Canisius Alumni Classic

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By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director

October 19, 2019

BUFFALO -- The Robert Morris women's cross country team heads to Buffalo, N.Y. to participate in the Canisius Alumni Classic. A total of 12 teams will participate, with the women's 5k starting at noon on Saturday.The Colonials come into this event having finished in the bottom two of the leader board...

Preview: Colonials XC gets ready to run at CMU Invitational

By Josh Selzer

October 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- After a rough outing at the Tommy Evans Invitational back in September, RMU gears themselves up as they take part in the Carnegie Mellon Invitational on Saturday. In last month’s invitational, RMU came out finishing ninth out of ten teams. Junior Martha Gardner finished the race...

Cross country seeks better results at Tommy Evans Invitational

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By Jon Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

September 7, 2019

NORTON, Oh.-- After a disappointing last-place finish at last week's Blast Furnace Invitational, the Robert Morris women's cross country team heads to Akron, Ohio, for the Tommy Evans Invitational, looking for a block to build on for the upcoming season. At the Blast Furnace Invitational, the Colonials we...

Preview: Colonials XC ready for season opener at Pitt Panther Open

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By Thomas Ognibene, Contributor

August 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH-- The Robert Morris women's cross country team is setting its eyes on the upcoming season opener this Friday night at 5:30 p.m. at the Pitt Panther Open. The Pittsburgh Panthers are the host of this meet, it is the first meet they are hosting in 42 years. It is an exciting time for runners...

Weekend Round-up: 10/26/18 – 10/28/18

Weekend Round-up: 10/26/18 - 10/28/18

By Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

October 29, 2018

In case you didn't follow what happened with road games for RMU sports, here is what happened for all the teams that were away this past weekend. 10/26/18: Men’s Soccer: RMU - 2, Mount St. Mary’s - 1 The RMU men’s soccer team (5-10-1, 3-4 NEC) finished up the road half of their regular seas...

Preview: Teams on the road during Family Weekend

Preview: Teams on the road during Family Weekend

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

October 26, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Although this weekend is Family Weekend, some of the Robert Morris athletic teams will be away from campus in order to take part in their respective sporting events. Here is a quick preview of all the games that will not be on campus this weekend. Men’s Soccer (Friday, Oct. 26 @ 7:...

Weekend Round-up: 10/12/18 – 10/14/18

Weekend Round-up: 10/12/18 - 10/14/18

By Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

October 15, 2018

Robert Morris athletics had a busy past weekend as every active team had games either at home or on the road. Here is a quick round-up on the away games that RMU Sentry Media couldn't send a reporter. 10/12/18 Volleyball: RMU - 3; Fairleigh Dickinson - 0 The RMU volleyball team (8-13, 2-4 NEC) swept the ...

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