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[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...

[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.  ...

[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...

[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...

[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...

[Softball] RedStorm to face Grizzlies in NAIA Opening Round

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will square off with Georgia Gwinnett College in the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round Lawrenceville, Ga. Bracket.    The pairings and...

[Softball] RedStorm slips to 33rd in final coaches’ poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande softball team slipped to the equivalent of 33rd place in the latest release of the NAIA Coaches' Top 25.    The RedStorm received 33 points in...

[Baseball] Rio takes two from Kokomo, wins RSC championship

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – With a berth to the NAIA national tournament hanging in the balance, the University of Rio Grande found itself down six runs in the blink of an eye.    Sometimes, though, it's...

[Baseball] Daniels slugs RedStorm in RSC baseball championship

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Eli Daniels had three hits, including a three-run home run, and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the University of Rio Grande to a 13-7 win over Indiana University Southeast in an...

[Softball] Grenadiers sweep Rio for RSC crown

Rio Grande Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – What a difference a day makes.    After piling up 25 runs in a pair of wins on Friday, including a 13-0 mercy rule-shortened win over Indiana University Southeast, the University of...

[Baseball] RedStorm stays alive by outlasting Midway

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Caden Cluxton's one-out, bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted the University of Rio Grande to a dramatic 8-7 win over Midway University, Friday afternoon, in...

[Softball] Rio earns spot in RSC Softball title game

Rio Grande Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – Heading into the final day of the 2019 River States Conference Softball Tournament, the University of Rio Grande finds itself in a familiar spot – playing for a championship.  ...

[Baseball] Kokomo tops RedStorm in tourney opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Tavon Lindsay's two-out, two-run double highlighted a three-run fifth inning rally and lifted third-seeded Indiana University Kokomo past No. 4 seed University of Rio Grande, 7-4, in the...

[Baseball] Shockley, Harvey lead RedStorm All-RSC baseball picks

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande was well-represented in the 2019 All-River States Conference Baseball Teams and Awards, which were announced Thursday night during the RSC Baseball Championship...

[Softball] RedStorm gets six on All-RSC Softball 1st Team

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – Regular season champion University of Rio Grande placed six players on the all-conference first team and took home three of the four individual awards during Thursday night's River States...

[Baseball] Rio to face Cougars in tourney opener

RSC/Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – The 2019 River States Conference Baseball Championship bracket gets underway Thursday with a trio of games at VA Memorial Stadium.    The six-team, double-elimination...

[Baseball] Rio stays 29th in final coaches’ poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande remained the equivalent of 29th in the final NAIA Baseball Top 25 coaches' poll of the regular season.    Head coach Brad Warnimont's...

[Softball] Conkey named RSC Pitcher of the Week

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande senior Kelsey Conkey tossed a pair of three-hit shutouts on the week to claim River States Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for April 22-28.

[Softball] RSC Softball Championship bracket finalized

RSC/Rio Grande Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – The 2019 River States Conference Softball Championship bracket is scheduled to get underway on Thursday evening with a pair of quarterfinal round games at Jackson Memorial Park.  ...

[Baseball] Rio routs Bears in regular season finale

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande scored seven times in the first inning and never looked back, cruising to an 11-1 mercy rule-shortened win over West Virginia University-Tech, Sunday afternoon, in...

[Men’s Golf] RedStorm men finish fifth in season finale

Rio Grande Sports Information    GRANVILLE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande men's golf team closed out its 2019 season on Sunday with a fifth-place finish in the Ted Barclay Invitational hosted by Denison University at the Denison Golf...

[Baseball] Rio divides Senior Day twinbill with Tech

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – David Rodriguez hit a pair of home runs and Zach Harvey became the school's single-season strikeout leader as the University of Rio Grande posted a 3-2 game one win over West Virginia...

[Softball] RedStorm notches sweep of Celtics

Rio Grande Sports Information    KENNEDY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The University of Rio Grande pounded out 28 hits and scored 22 runs en route to a doubleheader sweep of Carlow University, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference softball action at...