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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 ...

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: Golf hopes to defend title at NKU Fall Collegiate Classic

Preview: Golf hopes to defend title at NKU Fall Collegiate Classic

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

September 23, 2019

Union, KY.-- After a 13th place finish at last week's Crusader Collegiate, the Robert Morris golf team hopes for a repeat performance of last year's NKU Fall Collegiate Classic, where they finished in first place. For this tournament on Monday and Tuesday, the Colonials will travel to a new course ...

Golf wins two major NEC awards

Golf wins two major NEC awards

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- After winning the NEC Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida, the Robert Morris golf team had two members winning major awards for the conference. Junior Max Palmer took home the NEC Golfer of the Year, while head coach Jerry Stone won NEC Coach of the Year. Palmer marks the third ...

Golf wins first NEC Championship since 2015

Golf wins first NEC Championship since 2015

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 28, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.-- For the first time since 2015, the Robert Morris golf team (+364) sits atop the NEC golf tables. The Colonials took home the trophy on Sunday after finishing first at the LPGA International with a 34-over par tournament. The Colonials first place finish was their third of the yea...

Preview: Golf looks to win first NEC Championship since 2015

Preview: Golf looks to win first NEC Championship since 2015

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, FL.-- After a long, hard-fought season, the Robert Morris golf team (+330), after a week break, heads to sunny Florida to take part in the Northeast Conference Championships at the LPGA International. This trip will bookend the team's spring season with trips to the LPGA Internation...

Golf finishes 11th in penultimate tournament of the year

Golf finishes 11th in penultimate tournament of the year

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

SPRINGBORO, Oh.-- In preparation for the NEC Championships, the Robert Morris golf team (+330) finished 11th out of 12 teams at the Wright State Invitational this past weekend with a score of +54. Winning the tournament were the Tigers of Wittenberg University, who finished 33 shots clear of the Col...

Golf preps for NEC Championships at Wright State Invitational

Golf preps for NEC Championships at Wright State Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 14, 2019

SPRINGBORO, Oh. -- After a strong sixth-place performance at the Towson Spring Invitational, the Robert Morris golf team (+276) is back in action at Heatherwoode Golf Club in Springboro, Ohio for the Wright State Invitational. In last week’s match, the Colonials finished sixth but were led by ...

Max Palmer continues strong year at Towson Spring Invitational

Max Palmer continues strong year at Towson Spring Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

TOWSON, Md.-- At the Towson Spring Invitational, the Robert Morris golf team (+276) swung their way to a +22 score for the tournament, which placed them in sixth out of all teams. On the second day of the tournament, the Colonials climbed three spots on the leaderboard. Winning the tournament was t...

Golf looks to continue winning ways at Towson Spring Invitational

Golf looks to continue winning ways at Towson Spring Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 6, 2019

GRASONVILLE, Md.- After winning their last outing at the Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational, the Robert Morris men’s golf team (+254) is back in action this Saturday and Sunday as they travel to Prospect Bay C.C for the Towson Spring Invitational. At last year’s Towson Spring Invitational,...

Golf takes home first at Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational

Golf takes home first at Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

HELLERTOWN, Pa. -- After a strong performance last week at the Gary Freeman Spring Invitational, the Robert Morris golf team (+254) followed it up with another strong performance, this time, winning the Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational at the Steel Club. Robert Morris won the tournament with a...

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