[Men’s Soccer] Rio men pull away, upend Lakers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Two late first half goals helped the University of Rio Grande pull away for an eventual 5-0 win over Roosevelt University, Wednesday morning, in non-conference men's soccer action at Evan E....

[Men’s Soccer] Lightning halts match, forces postponement

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Tuesday night's non-conference men's soccer matchup between the University of Rio Grande and Roosevelt University was interrupted by inclement weather in the area and eventually...

[Women’s Soccer] Patriots deal Rio women season-opening loss

Rio Grande Sports Information    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Amy Anderson scored two goals and assisted on another, while Emily Willoughby had a goal and an assist of her own to lead the University of the Cumberlands in a 6-0 win over the University of...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm rolls SXU in season opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Nicolas Cam Orellana scored three second half goals, two of which came via penalty kicks, to lead the University of Rio Grande in a season-opening 5-1 win over Saint Xavier University, Saturday...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio No. 5 in NAIA preseason soccer poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande is ranked fifth in the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll released Wednesday morning by the national office.    The...

[Volleyball] Rio volleyball picked 8th in coaches’ poll

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande has been picked eighth overall and fourth in the River States Conference East Division according to the 2019 RSC Volleyball Preseason Coaches' Poll released...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio men named RSC preseason favorite

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The 2019 River States Conference men's soccer preseason coaches' poll finds the University of Rio Grande as the conference favorite for the upcoming season.    The...

[General] Three Rio programs named Scholar-Teams

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three athletic programs representing the University of Rio Grande were among the 1,883 teams which earned the distinction for Scholar-Teams for the 2018-19 academic year from the National...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm men earn academic honor

Rio Grande Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande men's basketball team was among those recently recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) with their 6th annual Team Academic Excellence...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio quartet named to NABC Honors Court

Rio Grande Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Four members of the University of Rio Grande men's basketball team were recently named to the 2018-19 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing those...

Jordan Pickens

In 2013, Jordan Pickens married his high school and college sweetheart, Calee, who he says he is now fortunate enough to work alongside at Southern High School. The couple currently reside on their 3 acre homestead on 143 in Pomeroy where they are raising two kids...

Tyler Carter

Year: Junior Major: Business Management Hometown: New Philidelphia, OH High School: New Philidelphia High School Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant. Why I chose Rio: I chose Rio because I felt like a piece of home was here because my sister chose to come to Rio as...

Trey Meade

Year: Junior Major: Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Mathematics and Mathematics Double Major Hometown: Seaman, OH High School: North Adams High School Campus Involvement: Baseball, Student Ambassador, Resident Assistant. Why I chose Rio: I chose Rio because of...

Ryanne Stoffel

Year: Sophomore Major: Nursing Hometown: Dayton, OH High School: Northmont High School Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant, Women’s Volleyball, Student Tutor Why I chose Rio: I love the location and the scenery around our beautiful campus. Rio also has a great...

Rielly Dowling

Year: Junior Major: Business Management Hometown: Cincinnati, OH High School: Summit Country Day Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant, Soccer, Generation IX Committee, Student Advisory Board Why I chose Rio: All through out my life I played soccer so Rio’s...

Reanna Gallamore

Year: Sophomore Major: Business Hometown: Galatia, IL High School: Galatia Jr./Sr. High School Campus Involvement: Cheerleading Why I chose Rio: My boyfriend is a Rio student and introduced me to the school. I really liked the campus and the programs offered in the...

Colton Meade

Year: Junior Major: Middle School Math and Social Studies Education Hometown: Seaman, OH High School: North Adams High School Campus Involvement: Baseball, Student Ambassador, Resident Assistant. Why I chose Rio: My dad studied here at Rio, so I knew Rio was an...

Cameron Schreiter

Year: Junior Major: Business Management Hometown: Cincinnati, OH High School: Mason High School Campus Involvement: Archon Fraternity President, Men’s Basketball. Why I chose Rio: I chose Rio because out of the schools I was looking into, the academic and men’s...

Rio School of Business Honors Top Students

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Emerson E. Evans School of Business is proud to announce its award winners for the 2018-2019 academic year. The school’s faculty and staff hosted an awards banquet to honor these...

Rio Radiologic Technology Program Reaffirmed for Accreditation

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College School of Health and Behavioral Sciences’ Radiologic Technology program has received reaffirmation of accreditation through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic...

Rio Nursing Graduates Celebrate with Pinning Ceremony

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College recognized the Class of 2019 graduates from the Holzer School of Nursing with a pinning ceremony Friday, May 2. The group included 11 graduates earning their BSN, and 57 graduates earning...

[Baseball] Shockley picked by Pirates in MLB Draft

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Dylan Shockley's life-long dream of becoming a professional baseball player turned into reality on Wednesday afternoon.    The University of Rio Grande standout was selected by...

[Softball] Rio cracks final NAIA Softball Top 25 list

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande softball team jumped 10 positions to No. 23 in the post-season release of the NAIA Coaches' Top 25.    The RedStorm tallied 126 points in the...

[Baseball] Rio trio earns NAIA All-American honors

Rio Grande Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three players representing the University of Rio Grande are among those named to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2019 Baseball All-America teams.  ...

Rio Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to congratulate Professor of Sociology Dr. Raymond C. Matura for earning the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education...

University of Rio Grande Academic Program Offerings

Recently, the University of Rio Grande implemented an Academic Program Viability process. We are living in an educational environment in which colleges/universities across the country, small and large, are being challenged by a reduction in the numbers and enrollment...

Rio Veterans Association to Host Golf Tournament

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Veterans Association will host the second Golf Tournament to Honor Veterans Monday, June 10 at Cliffside Golf Course in Gallipolis. The format for the tournament will be 4-man scramble...

[Softball] Criner, Conkey earn All-Region honors from NFCA

Rio Grande Sports Information    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two University of Rio Grande softball standouts were among those named to the National FastPitch Coaches' Association (NFCA) NAIA All-Region VI Team.    Junior shortstop...

[Baseball] Shockley, Meade named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two members of the University of Rio Grande baseball team were among those named 2019 Daktronics NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics...

[Softball] Rio softball duo named Scholar-Athletes

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Wednesday that 510 women's softball student-athletes have been named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Women's Softball...

[General] Rio places 6th in RSC Commissioner’s Cup

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande posted a sixth-place finish in the battle for the River States Conference Commissioner's All-Sports Cup.    The RSC Commissioner's...

Rio Students Step into History

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College works to find new ways to create a hands-on learning environment to enhance quality education. Professor of History Dr. Sam Wilson has taken this idea a step further by giving students...

[Men’s Golf] Rio’s Sheets named RSC Scholar-Athlete

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The 2019 River States Conference Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete team includes 34 honorees representing nine different RSC schools.    The University of Rio Grande was represented on the...

[Softball] Grizzlies upend Rio, earn World Series berth

Rio Grande Sports Information    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – To a large degree, Georgia Gwinnett College made its bones during the 2019 season with a potent offensive attack.    But the eighth-ranked Grizzlies have also shown a propensity...

[Baseball] RedStorm rally falls short in loss to Knights

Rio Grande Sports Information    MACON, Ga. – Second-seeded Middle Georgia State built a 5-0 lead after four innings and held on for a 9-6 win over the University of Rio Grande in the loser's bracket final of the NAIA Baseball National...

[Softball] Rio blanks Bears, Generals to reach title game

Rio Grande Sports Information    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – With his team staring elimination – and then end of its season – directly in the face, University of Rio Grande head softball coach Chris Hammond couldn't have asked for a pair...

[Baseball] Top-ranked Fire pulls away from RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    MACON, Ga. – Top-ranked Southeastern (Fla.) University spotted the University of Rio Grande a first inning lead before limiting the RedStorm to just one hit over the final eight frames en route to a 7-2 victory in...

Rio Honors Students Host Presentations

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande’s Honors Program works to engage gifted students through specialized curriculum, honors seminars, and a capstone project that challenges all perceptions to achieve maximum potential. Each year, the program’s seniors...

[Baseball] Rio opens NAIA tourney by upending No. 10 Knights

Rio Grande Sports Information    MACON, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande scored five times in the sixth inning to erase a one-run deficit and fuel an eventual 8-4 win over Middle Georgia State University in the Macon Bracket of the NAIA Baseball...

[Softball] Grizzlies rally past RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Top-seeded Georgia Gwinnett College spotted the University of Rio Grande a first inning lead before rallying late to post a 4-1 win over the fourth-seeded RedStorm, Monday afternoon, in the...