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Bechtold’s Breakdowns: What does moving fall sports to spring mean for RMU?

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By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As the first day of classes officially kicks off the start of a new year for Robert Morris and a new era in the athletics, the Colonials were supposed to be preparing for their first-ever action in the Horizon League. Nonetheless, a global pandemic found a way to completely derail those plans for the...

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 ...

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...

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

November 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This season, the Robert Morris University volleyball team reached accomplishments that defied all external expectations and produced one of the most successful seasons in program history. Despite a first-round exit in the NEC semifinals to Central Connecticut State (15-15, 10-6) which...

NEC Women’s Volleyball Championship moved to UPMC Events Center

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Last week, it was announced that the NEC Volleyball Championship was going to take place at the North Athletic Complex due to a scheduling conflict at the UPMC Events Center.Earlier today, however, it was announced that the tournament would be moved to the UPMC Events Center. This anno...

Granger receives record seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week honor

Emma Granger (8) huddles up with her team in a match against Duquesne.

By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director

November 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Emma Granger's season is officially one for the record books as the star middle blocker received her seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week award, which officially puts her past Long Island University's Annika Foit (2012) and Cristina Pintilie (2002) for the most by a volleyball player in a singl...

Weekend Roundup: 11/15-11/17

By Evan Basista, Contributor

November 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Another successful weekend has concluded for the Colonials. Here’s how it all went down:Men’s basketball (1-4) split their games this weekend, winning 85-65 over Howard (0-5) and falling 70-56 to Toledo (3-1). RMU had a balanced and impressive offensive display in the first...

Volleyball adds three recruits for 2020

By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director

November 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — This past week, the Robert Morris volleyball program signed three recruits to their class of 2020 in Emma Brown, Annie Monaco and Abby Ryan. "This 2020 class is exciting for us to add to an already tremendous team," said Coach Starr in the press release from RMU Athletics. "We w...

Weekend Roundup: 11/8-11/10

By Evan Basista, Contributor

November 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Colonials had eight teams play in a busy weekend for RMU sports. Here’s how it all played out:Volleyball (24-3, 14-0 NEC) kept their foot on the gas pedal and swept their matches this weekend, with a 3-2 win against Central Connecticut State (13-13, 9-5 NEC) that saw them surv...

Weekend Preview: 11/8-11/10

Weekend Preview: 11/8-11/10

By Evan Basista, Contributor

November 8, 2019

This weekend will be a big one for the Colonials, with high-profile opponents and potential playoff spots at stake. Rowing at Duquesne, 11/8 To kick off the weekend, the rowing team will be facing off at Duquesne on Friday. They will be closing out a successful fall season that saw them win the...

Preview: Volleyball looks to ride hot streak into YSU Red and White Invitational

Preview: Volleyball looks to ride hot streak into YSU Red and White Invitational

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

September 20, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Oh.-- The Robert Morris volleyball team (10-0) looks to ride a blistering hot streak of 10 consecutive wins into the Youngstown State Red and White Invitational in Youngstown, Ohio. They will defend their streak against the host school, Youngstown State (4-6), Central Michigan (7-2) and Easter...

Preview: Volleyball heads to Maryland for Henson’s Hawk Invitational

Preview: Volleyball heads to Maryland for Henson's Hawk Invitational

By Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The 2019 season has been so far, so good for the RMU volleyball team. For the first time ever, Robert Morris has started the season 7-0 and they will try to keep that streak going when they take on the Hampton Pirates, Rider Broncs, and Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks at the Henson’s H...

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