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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...

RMU officially joins Horizon League

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

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...

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

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

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

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...

Student-athlete challenges herself with Army ROTC training

Student-athlete challenges herself with Army ROTC training

By Jordan Redinger, Contributor

May 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Abrielle McCartney is a senior on the softball team at Robert Morris University. She is also majoring in criminal justice, computer forensics, and psychology. What sets McCartney apart from other student-athletes on campus, is that she will be enlisting in the United States Army now ...

Softball splits series with Mount St. Mary’s

Softball splits series with Mount St. Mary's

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

April 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa.-- On a chilly afternoon, the Robert Morris softball team (14-37, 5-7 NEC) took on the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (25-26, 9-7 NEC) hoping to put an end to a seven-game losing skid. They split the doubleheader, losing 9-1 in five innings in game one, and winning 7-4 in game two. The...

The Colonials hope to finish their last few conference games on a high note

The Colonials hope to finish their last few conference games on a high note

By Delenn Poe, Contributor

April 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris softball team (13-34, 4-6 NEC) plays one of their last home games before the NEC Tournament against the Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (24-25, 8-6 NEC) on Sunday, April 28th at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The Colonials last took on the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (28-14, 9-1 NEC)...

Softball comes back home to finish NEC play

Softball comes back home to finish NEC play

By Delenn Poe, Contributor

April 27, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris Colonials softball team (13-32, 4-4 NEC) comes back to their home field to take on the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (26-14, 7-1 NEC) on Saturday, April 27th at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The Colonials last took on the Akron Zips, and the Zips took both games against the Colonials. T...

Preview: Softball travels back to Ohio to take on Akron

By Delenn Poe, Contributor

April 23, 2019

AKRON, Oh-- The Robert Morris softball team (13-30, 4-4 NEC) travels to back to Ohio this Tuesday to take on the Akron Zips (10-27-2, 2-14-0 MAC). The Colonials last played against the Kent State Golden Flashes (20-23, 10-4 MAC) who swept the Colonials on Wednesday, April 17. The last games for the Zi...

Colonials get crushed by the Golden Flashes

Colonials get crushed by the Golden Flashes

By Delenn Poe, Contributor

April 18, 2019

KENT, Oh.-- Robert Morris softball (13-30, 4-4NEC) took a break for NEC play and headed to Kent State, home of the Golden Flashes (21-20, 8-4 MAC) on Wednesday, April, 17th. These two games were not the best showings for the Colonials, with losses of 11-3 in five innings in the first game, and 7-0 in...

Colonials softball team travel to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes

Colonials softball team travel to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes

By Delenn Poe, Contributor

April 17, 2019

KENT, Oh.-- The Robert Morris softball team (13-28, 4-4 NEC) takes a break from conference play to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes (19-20, 8-4 MAC) on Wednesday, April 17th at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The last games for the Colonials were against the Wagner Seahawks, who split their games with the Colonia...

Softball splits another doubleheader

Softball splits another doubleheader

By Owen Krepps, Podcast / Webshow Manager

April 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Robert Morris softball (13-28, 4-4 NEC) concluded their eight-game game homestand with a split in a doubleheader this Saturday against NEC rival Wagner (12-21, 2-4 NEC). This series featured the Colonials doing what they have been doing almost all season, which is playing two completely differ...

Preview: Softball looks to get big NEC sweep of Wagner

Preview: Softball looks to get big NEC sweep of Wagner

By Delenn Poe, Contributor

April 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris softball team (12-27, 3-3 NEC) hosts the Wagner Seahawks (11-20, 1-3 NEC) for an NEC doubleheader on Saturday, April 13th at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The Colonials last played the Youngstown State Penguins (18-20, 6-2 Horizon League), splitting the series against them. The Coloni...

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