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Campus clippings: Burrell grad Domanski honored at RMU

By Bill Beckner Jr.
Dan Domanski helped lead the Robert Morris club rugby team to the national tournament during the fall season and his efforts did not go unnoticed ...

Sleith ends softball career at Robert Morris in perfect fashion
By Bruce Wald
Robert Morris University standout pitcher Nicole Sleith concluded her prolific collegiate career with a first-ever program accomplishment and many school records. The senior southpaw from Smithton ...
Robert Morris coach Toole likes recruiting class
By Paul Schofield
Robert Morris coach Andy Toole was unsure how many scholarships he would offer midway through the 2014-15 season. He thought about holding a couple back. But with the somewhat surprising departure of Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year Marcquise Reed, the graduation of Lucky Jones and David Appolon and the transfer of ...
Robert Morris women’s basketball team adds forward from Greece
By Karen Price
The Robert Morris women’s basketball team added a second Greek player to its roster when forward Vasiliki Karambatsa signed a letter of intent Tuesday. Karambatsa has been part of the Greek National Team since 2012. She will join Anna-Niki Stamalamprou, who hails from Thessaloniki, Greece, and becomes the fourth Greek player ...
Yough graduate Sleith rewriting Robert Morris softball pitching records
By Dave Mackall
The long list of accomplishments by Nicole Sleith can boggle her mind and stir the curiosity of Robert Morris softball coach Craig Coleman. He was ...
District college notebook: Sleith becomes RMU softball’s all-time strikeout leader
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Robert Morris • Senior pitcher Nicole Sleith (Yough) broke the school’s all-time strikeout record in helping the Colonials to a pair of shutouts ...
Robert Morris signs Toole to 2-year extension
By Paul Schofield
Robert Morris men’s basketball coach Andy Toole had a chance to leave the university for a higher conference two weeks ago. After interviewing with Fordham ...
RMU to officially announce Toole extension
By Paul Schofield
Robert Morris formally will announce a two-year contract extension for men’s basketball coach Andy Toole on Wednesday at a scheduled 1 p.m. news conference at Sewall Center. The deal represents the second time Toole has agreed to an extension since taking over the program in 2010 and extends his contract through ...
RMU lands 6-foot-7 Maryland forward
By Paul Schofield
Joe Hugley, a 6-foot-7 forward from Rockville (Md.) Magruder, gave Robert Morris coach Andy Toole a verbal commitment for the 2015-16 men’s basketball season, joining Chartiers Valley guard Matty McConnell and forward Isaiah Still of Union Catholic (N.J.) as incoming recruits. Hugley averaged 17.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots and ...
Toole, Robert Morris finalizing 2-year extension
By Paul Schofield
Robert Morris is finalizing details of a two-year contract extension with men’s basketball coach Andy Toole, and an announcement is expected next week. “We’re involved ...
Robert Morris’ Pryor named finalist for Wallace Award
By Paul Schofield
Robert Morris junior guard Rodney Pryor on Tuesday was named one of 26 finalists for the 2015 Riley Wallace Award, presented annually by CollegeInsider.com to ...
Toole decides to remain at Robert Morris after interviewing with Fordham
By Paul Schofield
Robert Morris men’s basketball coach Andy Toole has decided to stay put. The fifth-year coach interviewed with Fordham about its coaching vacancy Thursday, a source ...
Robert Morris hockey standouts get shot in ECHL
By Staff Report
Robert Morris standouts Cody Wydo and Scott Jacklin are getting a chance to play professional hockey. Wydo, Robert Morris’ first Hobey Baker Award finalist and all-time leading scorer, signed a deal to join the Wheeling (W.Va.) Nailers, the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate. Jacklin, who ranked fifth in program history with 107 …
Robert Morris basketball could have new home
By Paul Schofield
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Robert Morris president Gregory Dell’Omo is leaving the university at the end of the academic year, but he is hopeful plans for a new convocation center on the Moon campus will be approved before he departs. Dell’Omo said discussions are on the fast track to begin work on ...
For Robert Morris, lots to learn in loss to Duke
By Paul Schofield
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Robert Morris coach Andy Toole wasn’t in a mood to talk about the future, not while he still was engrossed in the present. But even after the 16th-seeded Colonials stumbled against top-seeded Duke, 85-56, on Friday night in an NCAA Tournament South Region second-round game, Toole acknowledged ...
Robert Morris makes it close for a bit, but Duke pulls away late
By Paul Schofield
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For a three-minute span during the second half of Friday’s NCAA second-round game, No. 16 Robert Morris had Duke fans worried. Then No. ...