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Men’s hockey releases 2020-21 season schedule

Men's hockey has released its schedule and is set to begin its season on November 20th. Photo Credit: Jonathan Hanna

By Adam Melluso, Contributor

October 26, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- On Monday morning, the men's hockey team announced via Twitter the release of their 2020-21 regular-season schedule. https://twitter.com/RMUMHockey/status/1320712754886545409?s=20 The 28-game schedule, which includes 22 conference matchups, will also see several major non-conference teams ...

Men’s hockey announces incoming class

Men's Hockey has added eight new freshmen to the 2020-21 roster. Photo Credit: David Auth

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

October 23, 2020

After a shortened postseason this past winter, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team has regrouped and added eight freshmen and a transfer to its roster for the 2020-21 season. As the Colonials look to reach the postseason once again, they will have five new forwards, two defensemen, a goaltender,...

Women’s basketball gains commitment from Spanish guard Alejandra Mastral

Spanish guard Alejandra Mastral has announced her commitment to Robert Morris women's basketball. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

October 23, 2020

Robert Morris women’s basketball continued their success in overseas recruiting early Friday morning. Alejandra Mastral, a 5’8’’ guard from Spain, announced on Twitter her commitment to play collegiately at RMU. Before committing to the Colonials, Mastral previously played in Spain for the ...

Men’s basketball practice officially gets underway

Men's basketball practices are officially underway. Photo Credit: Tyler Gallo

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

October 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- With the college basketball season quickly approaching and official practices underway over the past week, Colonial Sports Network attended Wednesday's full team practice and was able to talk to senior forward AJ Bramah, junior guard Dante Treacy, and head coach Andy Toole. Bramah spoke ...

#FormerColonialWatch: Yannis Mendy Returns to France, signs with Avignon-Le Pontet

Yannis Mendy will return to France to continue his basketball career. Photo Credit: David Auth

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

October 17, 2020

Just months after senior forward Yannis Mendy graduated from Robert Morris University, it was announced early Friday morning that he has signed with Union Sportive Avignon-Le Pontet, a member of the French Nationale Masculine 1 (NM1) league. Mendy started his career in his homeland, France, where he played for STB Le Havre's U21 team, playing 51...

AHA announces return-to-play plan beginning weekend of November 13-14

The Atlantic Hockey Association has announced it will resume play in mid-November. Photo Credit: David Auth

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

The Atlantic Hockey Association announced today on their Twitter page that the 2020-21 season will begin the weekend of November 13-14, signaling a return to action for the Colonials men’s hockey team.https://twitter.com/Atlantic_Hockey/status/1316741153354584064The schedule accounts for 24 games w...

NCAA Division I Council announces extra year of eligibility for winter sport athletes

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

October 15, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS-- This afternoon, the NCAA Division I council voted in favor of extending eligibility for winter sport student-athletes, according to an official statement on Twitter.All winter sport student-athletes who compete during the 2020-21 season will receive an additional season of competition. This extension of eligibility is also...

Mike Iuzzolino’s journey from playing in the NBA to coaching at RMU

Mike Iuzzolino has had a life that has revolved around basketball and joined Tyler Gallo for an interview. Photo Credit: Sam Anthony

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

October 14, 2020

In his lifetime, Mike Iuzzolino has worn many hats, such as NEC Player of the Year, NBA player, an NBA Jam playable character, and NEC Hall of Famer; but the hat he is currently wearing, assistant coach, has brought him to Robert Morris as a member of Andy Toole's coaching staff. Earlier this week, ...

Robert Morris to take on James Madison on February 27

Photo credit: David Auth

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

October 11, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- On Wednesday, Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Chris King announced during an interview on the Paul Zeise Show that the Colonials' football team will travel to Harrisonburg, Virginia on February 27 to take on the James Madison Dukes as part of their spring non-conference schedu...

The all time best of men’s hockey

Photo credit: Alana Palmer

By Owen Krepps, Podcast / Webshow Manager

October 9, 2020

Not only has COVID-19 caused unspeakable tragedies and ruined the economy, but it has also taken away sports from us. Some leagues like the NBA and NHL have been able to recover but collegiate sports are a different story. With the postponement of fall sports by the Horizon League, Robert Morris joins th...

RECAP: Higgins dominates in Game 2 of the Colonial Challenge World Series

Rachael Rhinehart (27) deals to Natalie Higgins (26) before one of her two home runs

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

October 8, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- On Thursday afternoon, softball hosted game two of its "Colonial Challenge" intrasquad scrimmage tournaments. In this game, the "Hackin' and Attackin'" team, who wore white, took on the "Colonial Cobras" in blue, and won 5-2 on the strength of returning senior Natalie Higgins' two ho...

Women’s lacrosse names co-captains for the upcoming season

Hannah Miller (28) was named one of women's lacrosse's co-captains for the upcoming season.
Photo Credit - Tim Kelley

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

October 6, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP— Earlier this week, the women’s lacrosse team announced via Twitter that it had named its co-captains for the upcoming season. Goaltender Katelyn Miller, attack Mackenzie Gandy, and midfielder Hannah Miller will all be captains next season.   Katelyn Miller will return to the crease for her fifth season, and her third as co-captain. The...

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