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[General] Rio announces cancellation of summer camps

University of Rio Grande    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande has announced the cancellation of its entire 2020 summer camp schedule due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.    The cancellations include all athletic...

[Men’s Swimming] Kocsis named head swim coach

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande finally has someone to head up the reboot of its long dormant swimming program.    Michael Kocsis has been named as the head coach of the...

[General] Rio Grande becomes affiliate member of Mid-South

MSC Sports Information    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Mid-South Conference Commissioner Eric Ward has announced that the University of Rio Grande, Indiana Tech, Lourdes (Ohio) University and Truett McConnell (Ga.) will join the conference as affiliate...

[eSports] Gagucas to lead new eSports program

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – If Alex Gagucas feels a little like Capt. James T. Kirk heading up the crew of the starship Enterprise, who can blame him?    After all, he's preparing “to boldly go...

[Wrestling] Schweer to lead new Rio wrestling program

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Jason Schweer has been tabbed as the head coach of the University of Rio Grande's new men's wrestling program.    Athletic director Jeff Lanham made the announcement Friday...

[Softball] Hastings receives RSC weekly honor

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande junior Raelynn Hastings compiled a 0.50 ERA in two victories last week to earn River States Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week March 9-15.

[Softball] Santos named RSC Player of the Week

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande outfielder Morgan Santos hit .588 in six games last week to garner River States Conference Softball Player of the Week for March 9-15.

[Baseball] Rio’s Bingham recognized by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande junior Jordan Bingham picked up a non-conference victory to earn River States Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week for March 9-15.

[General] NAIA decision ends Rio spring sports seasons

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The 2020 season for the University of Rio Grande's Spring athletic teams has come to an end.    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Monday...

[General] RSC halts athletic activities through March 31

RSC Sports Information      MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The River States Conference has suspended all athletic related activities, including all competition, informal or organized practice and participation in NAIA championships effective March 13 at noon...

[Baseball] Rio notches slpit with Falcons

Rio Grande Sports Information     RIO GRANDE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont gave Jordan Bingham the first varsity start of his career and the junior left-hander responded with one of the RedStorm's top...

[Softball] Softball finishes trip south with DH sweep

Rio Grande Sports Information     MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The University of Rio Grande wrapped up a perfect Spring Break trip with a pair of shutout wins on Wednesday at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic.​     The RedStorm...

[Softball] Softball continues Spring Break roll

Rio Grande Sports Information    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The University of Rio Grande softball team continued their Spring Break onslaught on Tuesday, piling up 27 runs in a pair of mercy rule-shortened victories at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring...

[Softball] RedStorm takes down UPike, Lynx

Rio Grande Sports Information    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Kenzie Cremeens' sixth inning sacrifice fly snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted the University of Rio Grande to a 2-1 win over the University of Pikeville, Monday night, in Fastpitch Dreams Spring...

[Softball] Rio’s Slutz wins weekly RSC honor

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande catcher Kayla Slutz hit .833 in two games to earn River States Conference Softball Player of the Week for March 1-8.

[Baseball] Eagles take series from RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information      RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Asbury University coughed up an early two-run lead before scoring 12 unanswered runs over its final six at bats to record a 14-5 win over the University of Rio Grande, Sunday afternoon, in...

[Baseball] Rio rallies late, drops Eagles in extras

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Down to its last strike, the University of Rio Grande climbed off the mat.    Two innings later, the game's lone miscue allowed the RedStorm to finish off their improbable...

[Softball] RedStorm cruises to pair of victories

Rio Grande Sports Information    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The University of Rio Grande softball team got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon, cruising to a pair of mercy rule-shortened wins in the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic at the North...

[Baseball] RedStorm halts losing slide, sweeps ‘Toppers

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – At some point, regardless of if Fay Wray was in tow, King Kong was bound to leave the Empire State Building.    On Tuesday night, the gorilla that had been ensconced on the...

[Baseball] Midway finishes sweep of RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDWAY, Ky. – Host Midway University banged out 11 hits in both ends of a doubleheader and completed a series sweep of the University of Rio Grande by scores of 8-3 and 9-6, Sunday afternoon, in River States...

[Softball] Softball finishes trip with pair of losses

Rio Grande Sports Information    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande softball team closed out its latest southern swing with a pair of losses on the final day of the NFCA NAIA Leadoff Classic, Sunday morning, at the South Commons...

[Men’s Bowling] RedStorm men 2nd at OBC Championship

Rio Grande Sports Information    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande recorded a runner-up finish in the men's division of the Ohio Bowling Conference Championship, Saturday afternoon, at Sawmill Lanes.

[Baseball] Eagles soar past Rio in RSC opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDWAY, Ky. – Midway University parlayed a first inning lead and a strong pitching performance by Andy Melgoza into a 7-1 win over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference...

[Softball] Tigers too much for RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Twice on Saturday afternoon, the University of Rio Grande softball team tried to grab a Tiger by the tail.    Twice, the end result wasn't so successful.    Brenau...

[Softball] RedStorm drops Lions, William Carey

Rio Grande Sports Information     COLUMBUS, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande softball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a pair of wins in Friday's opening round of the NFCA NAIA Leadoff Classic at the South Commons...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women outgun Asbury

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Prior to his team's post-season opener against Asbury University on Wednesday night, University of Rio Grande head coach David Smalley said his team's best chance for success might be...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio Grande, French part ways

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande athletic director Jeff Lanham has announced that Ken French has been relieved of his duties as the RedStorm's men's basketball head coach.  ...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women draw Asbury in RSC Tournament

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will entertain Asbury University in the quarterfinal round of the River States Conference Women's Basketball Champion on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Newt...

[Softball] Rio drops two in Bear Creek Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information    ONEIDA, Tenn. – One-run losses and high-scoring games have become a staple of the University of Rio Grande's 2020 softball season thus far.    The early-season trend continued for the RedStorm on...

[Baseball] No. 9 Indiana Tech sweeps series from RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Ninth-ranked Indiana Tech kept the University of Rio Grande winless on the season as the Warriors posted a second straight doubleheader sweep of the RedStorm, 6-1 and 10-1, Sunday afternoon, in...

[Softball] Softball falls to Grace, Saints

Rio Grande Sports Information    ONEIDA, Tenn. – The hope was that the University of Rio Grande softball team would capitalize on the momentum of its dramatic win late Friday night.    Unfortunately, that's not how things worked...

[Baseball] Warriors sweep pair from Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE – Indiana Tech flexed its offensive muscles in game one and showed off its pitching prowess in game two.    The end result was a Saturday afternoon doubleheader sweep of the University of...

[Men’s Basketball] WVU Tech holds off RedStorm men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The fact that 20th-ranked West Virginia University-Tech defeated the University of Rio Grande in Saturday afternoon's season finale probably didn't come as much of a surprise to...

[Women’s Basketball] Golden Bears outlast Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Saturday afternoon's regular season finale against West Virginia University-Tech did not produce the upset win that University of Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley...

[Softball] RedStorm rallies late, earns split

Rio Grande Sports Information    ONEIDA, Tenn. – Morgan Santos' two-out, run-scoring single in the bottom of the seventh inning capped a four-run rally and lifted the University of Rio Grande to 6-5 win over Lawrence Tech (Mich.) University,...