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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,...

#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...

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

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

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 tournament win; and first since 2017. In order to accomplish this feat, Head Coach Paul Colontino...

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 ...

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

Photo credit: Gregory Sutton

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

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. This does not come as much of a surprise, as his brother Zac also plays with Wheeling, and during a Col...

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

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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...

Two Colonials drafted in the NWHL Draft

Two Colonials drafted in the NWHL Draft

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

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 drafted by the franchise. On Wednesday night, in the final round of the draft, Robert Morris forward...

Atlantic Hockey to switch to 3-on-3 overtime/shootout

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

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

July 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- On Monday, July 22, Atlantic Hockey announced that for the 2019-20 season, a 3-on-3 overtime, then a shootout will be the way to decide regular season conference games. This method is also used by the Big 10, National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and the Western Collegiate Hocke...

Off the Pipes: After Penn State

Off the Pipes: After Penn State

By Jack O'Brien and Jonathan Hanna

November 16, 2018

Jack and John discuss the Penn State games, what the Colonials can take away from that experience, and how the Colonials can get back in conference championship talk on Off The Pipes....

Women’s Hockey: RMU vs RIT

The RMU Women's Hockey team took on RIT at the Island Sports Center on Friday, November 10th 2017.

By David Auth, Contributor

November 10, 2017

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