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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...

Bechtold’s Breakdowns: Big things on the Horizon for RMU?

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By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 4, 2020

Editor's Note: All opinions on Colonial Sports Network are the writer's own Due to Covid-19, a lot of changes are expected to take place in the world of collegiate sports. On top of the changes taking place this upcoming year, Robert Morris sports might be undergoing a drastic change in a few years ...

‘This is something you can get greedy for’ says Toole after NEC Championship win

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By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director

March 11, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris men's basketball team (20-14, 13-5 NEC) is going dancing after defeating Saint Francis (22-10, 13-5 NEC) by the score of 77-67 to win the NEC Championship. The win for Robert Morris clinches them a spot in the 2019-2020 NCAA Tournament and it'll be their first NCAA T...

Preview: RMU attempts to clinch ticket to the dance

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By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- One game, 40 minutes, two teams, a birth in the NCAA Tournament on the line and a packed arena to watch it all unfold. These characteristics will all come together Tuesday night for the NEC Championship game on the campus of Robert Morris University. The Colonials (19-14, 13-5 NEC...

Women’s lacrosse hopes to build on win streak in Virginia

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By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

RADFORD, VA.-- After winning their past three games, the Robert Morris women's lacrosse team (3-1) heads to the Old Dominion state to take on Radford (1-5) on Tuesday, and Liberty (2-3) on Thursday. Recapping RMU: On Saturday, the Colonials hosted the Bucknell Bison (2-4), where they won 11-8. ...

Women’s basketball faces toughest test of the season in Emmitsburg

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By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

EMMITSBURG, MD-- The Robert Morris women’s basketball team (20-7, 15-1 NEC) will face their toughest game of the season on Monday night against the team directly below them in the standings. The Mount St. Mary Mountaineers (19-9, 14-2 NEC) hosts the Colonials in a battle to crown the winner of the No...

Weekend Round-Up: 2/28-3/1/2020

Weekend Round-Up: 2/28-3/1/2020

By Nathan Breisinger, Contributor

March 2, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- For Robert Morris sports, it was a weekend with many triumphs, but also a few tribulations. One Colonial sports team clinched the number one seed in their conference, whereas another team fell several spots in the standings to finish the regular season. Men’s basketball clinches numb...

Preview: Men’s lacrosse travels to Drexel

Preview: Men's lacrosse travels to Drexel

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA-- After dropping their first game of the season in only the second official contest of the year, men’s lacrosse (1-1) is back in action on Tuesday. Robert Morris University lost Sunday afternoon to Jacksonville (2-1) in Sparks, Maryland, at the U.S. Lacrosse Headquarters. The Colonials wi...

Colonials rally to snap two-game skid

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By Samuel Goldberg, Contributor

February 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris Colonials (15-13, 11-4 NEC) took on the Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (10-18, 6-9 NEC) in what turned into a highly competitive game. The Mount's Jalen Gibbs set the tempo by knocking down big shots to start the game. This pushed the Mountaineers to a 14-5 lead. ...

Colonials win big over Tigers

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By Evan Basista, Contributor

February 22, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- It was an impressive showing of depth scoring and resilience, as RMU women’s hockey (17-10-4, 11-4-2 CHA) defeated the RIT Tigers (11-17-3, 4-12-1 CHA) by a score of 5-1. It didn’t take long for the Colonials to get on the board, as Joelle Fiala buried a loose puck in front of the ...

Missed threes cost Colonials

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By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

February 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris University women's basketball team (19-7, 14-1 NEC) suffered its first conference loss of the season when they fell to Mount St. Mary's (17-9, 12-2 NEC), 62-59. This loss snapped a 15-game conference win streak dating back to March fourth of last season, when they lost...

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