NCAA Softball – RMU Confirms Magnificent Seven For 2020 Colonial Recruiting Class

By Jim Duzyk Moon Township, Pa. – Robert Morris University softball announced the signing of seven student-athletes to National Letters of Intent at the end of December as part of their 2020 recruiting class. Second-year head coach Jexx Varner commented, “We’re excited about the 2020 class. These young women replace a senior class that have been major contributors over the past few years, and we’re confident that they can step in and help this program from day one. As the future of this program continues to be molded, these student-athletes will play a major role in our future success.” Varner … Continue reading NCAA Softball – RMU Confirms Magnificent Seven For 2020 Colonial Recruiting Class

NCAA Sports: RMU Rowing Names Five Fall Recruits

By Larry Snyder Moon Township, Pa. – During seven days in November, from the 15th to the 21st, Robert Morris University women’s rowing officially signed a quintet of rowers to National Letters of Intent. The program, under the direction of head rowing coach Nelle Stahura along with assistant coaches Carol Schoenecker, Jacqueline Spiropoulos, and Christopher Garver, is pleased and proud to acknowledge their incoming recruits. RMU’s first announced signee of the Class of 2024 is Hannah Fowler from Westerville North High School, near Columbus, in Ohio. She rows with the Westerville Crew juniors team, a club sports program whose high … Continue reading NCAA Sports: RMU Rowing Names Five Fall Recruits

Ice Hockey: Incoming RMU Women’s Hockey Freshman Invited To Canada Camp

  By Matt Gajtka Moon Township, Pa. – Incoming Robert Morris University women’s hockey freshman goalie Raygan Kirk has been selected to participate in Hockey Canada’s upcoming national development camp. The Manitoba-born Kirk, 18, is the youngest of 45 players who will compete for the chance to represent Canada in a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, New York, from Aug. 14-17. The camp itself — dubbed the Summer Showcase — will take place Aug. 2-11 in Calgary, Alberta. “Ultimately, Summer Showcase is about bringing in the top under-18 and development-aged athletes, and to work with experienced … Continue reading Ice Hockey: Incoming RMU Women’s Hockey Freshman Invited To Canada Camp

Ice Hockey: RMU Women’s Hockey Unveils 2019-2020 Schedule For Their 15th Season

By Matt Gajtka Moon Township, Pa. – Robert Morris University, women’s hockey, pursues a fourth consecutive College Hockey America championship when its 15th Division I season begins in late September. The Colonials, who have followed up a 2017 CHA postseason title with back-to-back regular-season crowns, will take on a 20-game league schedule, including four matchups each against in-state rivals Penn State and Mercyhurst, plus defending league playoff winner Syracuse. Head coach Paul Colontino’s squad will also tangle with CHA foes RIT and Lindenwood four times apiece. RMU has gone 27-7-6 (.750 points percentage) in CHA competition over the past two … Continue reading Ice Hockey: RMU Women’s Hockey Unveils 2019-2020 Schedule For Their 15th Season

WFA 2019 Playoffs: Pittsburgh Passion Postseason Run Ends In Overtime To Detroit Dark Angels

By Larry Snyder Imperial, Pa. – With the swing of placekicker Sarah Monte’s leg in overtime, the Detroit Dark Angels (8-2-0) derailed the Pittsburgh Passion’s (7-3-0) chances Saturday, June 29, to bring another Women’s Football Alliance National Championship back to the City of Bridges, 34-33. Following NCAA overtime rules in the WFA, Detroit on their possession powered the ball from the 25-yard line to the three and turned to Wayne State University product Tatyhana Pauling to get into the end zone. The 5-foot-7 running back charged behind the left guard and got the six for the Black, Crimson, and White. … Continue reading WFA 2019 Playoffs: Pittsburgh Passion Postseason Run Ends In Overtime To Detroit Dark Angels

WFA 2019 Playoffs: Pittsburgh Passion Face Detroit Dark Angels For National Conference Championship

By Larry Snyder Imperial, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Passion (7-2-0) face their Week Seven opponent the Detroit Dark Angels (7-2-0) Saturday, June 29, in the Women’s Football Alliance National Conference Championship at Joe P. DeMichela Stadium. This WFA Division II playoff contest takes the field at 7:00 p.m. These combatants met on the gridiron Saturday, May 25, in Lathrup Village, Michigan. The Black and Gold departed the Great Lakes State with a 35-16 victory. Head Coach Teresa Conn’s squad is 7-0 all-time against the Women of the Motor City. PASSION POWER POINTS Pittsburgh reaped a 20-0 advantage in the first … Continue reading WFA 2019 Playoffs: Pittsburgh Passion Face Detroit Dark Angels For National Conference Championship

Ice Hockey: Mike O’Grady Is Chatham’s Women’s Ice Hockey New Head Coach

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Chatham University announced on Monday, June 24, Mike O’Grady is the new head coach for their women’s hockey team. Cougars Athletic Director Leonard Trevino commented, “I am happy to announce that Michael O’Grady will be our new women’s hockey head coach. Coach O’Grady was most recently the head coach at Nichols College where he successfully upgraded the program to their best years. A diligent recruiter, Coach O’Grady was also an assistant coach at Maine and Mercyhurst University. I look forward to seeing our program develop and achieve the success that I believe it can.” O’Grady comes to … Continue reading Ice Hockey: Mike O’Grady Is Chatham’s Women’s Ice Hockey New Head Coach