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#FormerColonialWatch: Alex Tonge signs with Wheeling Nailers

Alex Tonge signed a contract with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers on Monday. Photo Credit: David Auth
November 11, 2020

WHEELING, W. Va.-- Former Robert Morris men’s hockey player Alex Tonge will join the growing list of former Colonials players who have signed with the Wheeling Nailers in the ECHL throughout the years. On...

RMU Athletics announces revival of men’s cross country team

Robert Morris has reinstated the men's cross country program after it was cut in 2013. Photo Credit: RMU Athletics
November 9, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris Department of Athletics announced Friday the reinstatement of its men's cross country program for the upcoming 2021 Horizon League season. This marks not only the addition...

Women’s Basketball places fifth in Horizon League Preseason Poll

Women's basketball was ranked fifth in the Horizon League's preseason poll following an NEC regular-season championship in 2019-20. Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene
November 7, 2020

With the recent move into the Horizon League, the Robert Morris women’s basketball team has already received some good recognition in their first season as they were placed fifth out of twelve teams...

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
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...

Men’s hockey announces incoming class

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

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

Photo Credit: Garret Roberts
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,...

Robert Morris women’s hockey announces 2020-21 freshman class

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene
August 27, 2020

Coming off their fourth consecutive appearance in the College Hockey America championship game, the Robert Morris women’s hockey team has announced the 2020-21 freshman class, looking for their third...

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes
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...

#FormerColonialWatch: Luke Lynch signs with the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers

Photo credit: Gregory Sutton
July 30, 2020

On Thursday morning, the Wheeling Nailers announced via their website that they had signed former men's hockey forward Luke Lynch to an ECHL contract. Lynch starts his professional career with the Nailers....

Bryan Delsite named new RMU track and cross country coach

Bryan Delsite named new RMU track and cross country coach
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...

RMU officially joins Horizon League

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene
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...

Two Colonials drafted in the NWHL Draft

Two Colonials drafted in the NWHL Draft
April 29, 2020

On Tuesday night, Robert Morris women's hockey's all-time leading scorer, Jaycee Gebhard, was drafted sixth overall in the NWHL Draft to the expansion Toronto franchise, becoming the first-ever player...

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