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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

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...

Chris Shaw brought on as new women’s soccer coach

Chris Shaw brought on as new women's soccer coach

By Nick Hedderick, Editor-In-Chief

December 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- In early November, it was announced that long-time women's soccer coach, John Kowalski, would not have his contract renewed after it expired later this year. It was also reported that RMU would begin looking for Kowalski's replacement right away in a national search. That search took...

Carney’s Corner: It’s about time RMU moved on from Kowalski

Carney's Corner: It's about time RMU moved on from Kowalski

By Logan Carney, RMU Sentry Media Digital Content Director

November 14, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinions on RMU Sentry Media are the writer’s own.MOON TOWNSHIP -- In not even a year on the job, new Director of Athletics, Chris King, Ph.D. has already done more for the women's soccer program than former Director of Athletics Craig Coleman, Ph.D. did during his entire t...

Preview: RMU women’s soccer searches for consistency as they take on Akron

Photo Credit: David Auth

By Zachary Somma, Contributor

September 19, 2019

AKRON, Oh.-- The Robert Morris women's soccer team (2-4-1) is aiming to rebound after a tough loss to Yale (4-2-0) when they travel to take on the Akron Zips (2-5-0) out of the MAC, in their last game before the beginning of NEC conference play. Recapping RMU The Colonials’ season has been marred wi...

Preview: Women’s soccer hopes to build on momentum against Howard

Preview: Women's soccer hopes to build on momentum against Howard

By Samuel Goldberg, Contributor

September 6, 2019

Washington, D.C.-- The 1-2-1 Colonials look to bounce off of a huge 3-1 win against Canisius (1-2) as they roll into a matchup against the Bison of Howard University (1-1). Howard is coming off of a 2-0 loss against Longwood (1-2). Will the Colonials be able to pull off a win? Let's look at the tale...

Colonials take down Golden Griffins

Colonials take down Golden Griffins

By Sam Goldberg, Contributor

September 2, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Today they RMU women’s soccer team (1-2-1, 0-0) took on the Canisius Golden Griffins (1-2-0, 0-0). This matchup looked good on paper, and this match not disappoint. Both teams wanted this win badly and both gave everything they had. The first half started out fast and furious, as ...

Preview: Colonials look to ground Purple Eagles

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By Adam Melluso, Contributor

August 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris women's soccer team (0-1-1) will look to pick up its first non-conference win of the 2019-20 campaign on Saturday afternoon against the Niagara Purple Eagles (1-0). Before these two teams come together, let's take a look at who is hot for each team, and what will p...

John Kowalski among those named to inaugural Riverhounds Hall of Fame class

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By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

March 13, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- After announcing plans earlier this year for a Pittsburgh Riverhounds Hall of Fame, the Riverhounds announced the inaugural class at a season ticket holder 20th anniversary kickoff event. The inductees are former players Justin Evans and David Flavius, founder and former owner Paul H...

Jane Schleicher named NEC offensive player of the year

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By Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

November 6, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- One of the Robert Morris University women’s soccer players made history last week as forward Jane Schleicher became the first player in the history of the program to be named the Northeast Conference Offensive Player of the Year. The NEC announced the postseason honors at a pre-...

Game of the Week: Senior night for women’s soccer

Game of the Week: Senior night for women's soccer

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Jon Hanna breaks down the women's soccer game on senior night against LIU Brooklyn....

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