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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

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

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...

Weekend Preview: 12/6-12/8

Weekend Preview: 12/6-12/8

By Zachary Somma, Contributor

December 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This weekend in Colonials’ sports, the men’s and women’s hockey teams take on some conference rivals, the men’s basketball team travels to Florida, while women’s basketball plays their last home game before beginning a long road trip. Track and field begins its season as well. Men’s...

Preview: Track honors tradition at fifth straight JMU Invitational

Preview: Track honors tradition at fifth straight JMU Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 20, 2019

HARRISONBURG, Va.-- After a strong performance at last week's Mason Spring Invite, the Robert Morris track and field team is back in action as they travel to the JMU Invitational, hosted by the Dukes of James Madison. At last week's Mason Spring Invite, the Colonials were led by the French sophom...

Preview: Track and Field looks to hurdle competition at Mason Spring Invitational

Preview: Track and Field looks to hurdle competition at Mason Spring Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 13, 2019

FAIRFAX, Va.-- At last week's Towson Invitational, the Robert Morris track and field team finished in third out of 19 teams with 74 points. The team will look to build upon that performance this Saturday at the Mason Spring Invitational, hosted by the Patriots of George Mason. The Colonials were a...

Track finishes third at Towson Invitational

Track finishes third at Towson Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 7, 2019

TOWSON, MD. -- After a week's break, the Robert Morris track and field team was back in action this weekend at the Towson Invitational, where they finished third out of 19 teams. Showing up strong for the Colonials in this one was the 4x400 relay made up of Brooke Oldfin, Nina Radisavljevic, Anna Chaso...

Track looks ready to run at Towson Invitational

Track looks ready to run at Towson Invitational

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

April 6, 2019

TOWSON, Md-- After a strong showing in their first meet of the spring, the Robert Morris track and field team travels to Towson on Saturday to take part in the Towson Invitational. In last week’s West Virginia Open, four Colonials won silver medals; two in throwing events, and two in track events....

Weekend Round-up: 3/22/19 – 3/24/19

Weekend Round-up: 3/22/19 - 3/24/19

By Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

March 25, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- As Robert Morris has reached the end of winter playoff season, spring sports season has arrived. Here’s what happened for teams on the road this past weekend. 3/22/19 Softball: Robert Morris - 3; Albany - 8 In the first game on day one of the UMBC Retriever Classic against the Uni...

Preview: Track and field looks to start the spring season strong in West Virginia

Preview: Track and field looks to start the spring season strong in West Virginia

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

March 23, 2019

MORGANTOWN, W.V. -- After a successful winter track season, in which the Robert Morris track and field team finished tied for fifth at the NEC Championships, the team looks to start their outdoor season at the West Virginia Open on the campus of West Virginia University. In the indoor Northeast Confer...

Colonial Sports Center: Spencer Witt Talks with Estelle Kantende and Sam Buck

By Luke Yost and Spencer Witt

February 21, 2019

Spencer Witt talks with Estelle Kantende and Sam Buck about RMU Women’s Track and Field.

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