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#FormerColonialWatch: Sean Giles signs with the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones

Sean Giles will continue his hockey career 4 hours and 30 minutes away in Cincinnati.

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief

September 30, 2020

CINCINNATI-- With the recent signings of Jake Coleman, Luke Lynch, and Justin Kapelmaster to ECHL teams, it is clear that RMU men’s hockey can produce talent capable of playing at the next level. Earlier today, it was announced that former Colonials’ defenseman Sean Giles was joining his former...

#FormerColonialWatch: Justin Kapelmaster signs with the ECHL’s Kansas City Mavericks

Photo Credit: Garret Roberts

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

September 8, 2020

Independence, MO-- On Tuesday afternoon, the ECHL's Kansas City Mavericks announced that they had signed former men's hockey goaltender Justin Kapelmaster for the upcoming season via their website.   Kapelmaster, who transferred over from Ferris State University for his senior season, had...

Off the Pipe: Hoping for gold against Canisius

Off the Pipe: Hoping for gold against Canisius

By Jonathan Hanna and Nathan Breisinger

February 20, 2020

This week the hosts discussed the Men's Hockey Holy Cross series and prepare for Colonial Senior Night....

Weekend Roundup 2/14-2/16

Weekend Roundup 2/14-2/16

By Evan Basista, Contributor

February 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Over the past weekend, Robert Morris University athletics was busy with seven teams in action. Robert Morris softball team (4-4, 0-0) to Boiling Springs, North Carolina, and the Runnin’ Bulldog Softball Tournament. The Colonials played a total of five games over the weekend, fin...

RMU takes down RIT with Prkusic OT winner

Photo Credit: Garret Roberts

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

February 9, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- After a tough loss the prior evening, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (10-15-3, 10-9-4 AHA) battled back to beat the RIT Tigers (15-11-4, 11-7-5 AHA) in overtime 4-3, thanks to a game-winning goal from Nick Prkusic. The Colonials were able to erase a two-goal deficit and snap a five-...

Losing streak reaches five games as Colonials fall 4-1

Photo Credit: Garret Roberts

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

February 8, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- In a stretch of games that has been unfathomable, the Robert Morris University men’s hockey team (9-15-3, 9-9-3 AHA) can add another game into the rearview mirror as they fell 4-1 to the RIT Tigers (15-11-3, 11-7-3 AHA). With this loss, the Colonials have dropped five straight games, ...

Weekend Preview: 1/31-2/2

Photo Credit: Garret Roberts

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- As the calendar turns from January to February this upcoming weekend, the final stretch of regular-season games for RMU winter sports is about to begin. Basketball, ice hockey and women’s track and field will all see action this week in addition to the men’s lacrosse team’s scrimma...

Off the Pipe: ASU weekend

Off the Pipe: ASU weekend

By Jonathan Hanna and Nathan Breisinger

January 31, 2020

In this episode of Off the Pipes, Jonathan Hanna and Nathan Breisinger preview the upcoming Arizona State series and recap the most recent series against AIC....

Powerplay woes continue as RMU loses to AIC 4-1

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Alex Tonge fires a slapshot against Niagara on November 2, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

January 25, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Even though the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (9-12-3, 9-8-3 AHC) had seven powerplay chances, the Colonials failed to make any serious noise as they fell to American International (13-11-1, 13-5-1 AHC) 4-1. The Colonials looked to avenge Friday night's loss in which they mounted...

Colonials comeback falls short against American International

PITTSBURGH -- The men's hockey team stands for the national anthem against Bowling Green on 10/12/18 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

January 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Despite a valiant comeback, the Robert Morris University men’s hockey team (9-11-3, 9-7-3 AHA) dropped their Friday night matchup against last season’s conference champion, the American International College Yellow Jackets (12-11-1, 12-5-1 AHA). In the first period, not much action...

Three bold predictions for RMU sports this semester

Three bold predictions for RMU sports this semester

By Nick Hedderick and Jonathan Hanna

January 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: All opinions on Colonial Sports Network are the writer’s own. As another semester begins here at Robert Morris University, winter sports are in full swing, while spring sports are just around the corner. With all of this in mind, let's take a look at five bold predictions for this...

Weekend Preview 1/17-1/19

Weekend Preview 1/17-1/19

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- School is back in session on the campus of RMU, but the winter sports calendar continues on as usual. As the 2020 calendar year begins along with a new decade, the opportunity awaits for Robert Morris sports teams to take advantage of new opportunities and carry over past success into...

Justin Kapelmaster