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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. The 28-game schedule, which includes 22 conference matchups, will also see several major non-conference teams ...

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 ...

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, ...

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...

Mike Corbett added to Derek Schooley’s bench

Robert Morris head coach Derek Schooley. RMU men's hockey vs. Air Force at PPG Paints Arena. Photo by Jason Cohn from

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

October 1, 2020

The Robert Morris men's hockey team has added Mike Corbett to the coaching staff, the team announced on Thursday. Before coming to Robert Morris as an assistant coach, Corbett was behind the bench of the University of Alabama-Huntsville Chargers since their inaugural season in 2013-14. In seven...

#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...

The all-time best of women’s hockey

Credit: Alexa Headley

By Owen Krepps, Podcast / Webshow Manager

September 28, 2020

Not only has COVID-19 caused unspeakable tragedies and ruined the economy, but it has also taken away sports from the fans. 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, Robert Morris joins the countless...

#FormerColonialWatch: A pair of Colonials drafted in the NLL Draft

Ryan Smith was drafted third overall by the Rochester Knighthawks.

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

September 18, 2020

PHILADELPHIA-- On Thursday night, the National Lacrosse League's (NLL) entry draft took place, and a pair of Colonials were selected in the first round. Ryan Smith was selected third overall by the Rochester Knighthawks, and Brad McCulley was drafted ninth overall by the Buffalo Bandits. Ryan Smith,...

NCAA Announces FCS Spring Season and Playoff Structure

The Colonials football team will resume on-field activities on September 21st.

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

September 18, 2020

Yesterday, the NCAA released information about the 2021 FCS Spring football season after a meeting with the Divison I council. The Colonials can begin on-field practice on September 21st. Schools are allowed to participate in 12 hours of practice per week for a maximum of four hours a day. Two weeks...

NCAA Announces Start Date of the 2020-2021 College Basketball Season

Robert Morris basketball last played in March's NEC championship game and will finally return to play nearly eight months later in November.
Photo credit- Thomas Ognibene

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

September 17, 2020

The state of college basketball for months has been a blurry picture, but yesterday the picture became more clear as the NCAA announced November 25 as the official start date of the 2020-2021 season after a meeting with the Divison 1 Council. Robert...

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