[Women’s Soccer] Rio women fall at Mount Vernon

Rio Grande Sports Information    MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Alexa Skal scored a pair of second half goals and host Mount Vernon Nazarene University pulled away after halftime for a 4-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Wednesday night, in...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm climbs to No. 2 in NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After opening their season with five consecutive wins, the University of Rio Grande has moved up three spots to second place in the first NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll of...

[General] Rio earns Five-Star Champions of Character honor

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande is one of 180 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) member schools to be recognized as a Champions of Character Five-Star...

[Volleyball] Roell hits milestone in RedStorm sweep

Rio Grande Sports Information    SALEM, W.Va. – Macy Roell hit a milestone assist mark and the University of Rio Grande extended its winning streak to five straight as the RedStorm posted straight sets victories over Salem International (WV)...

[Women’s Golf] RedStorm standout honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande senior Rafaella Gioffre won her second tournament in a row to claim River States Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for Sept. 2-8.

[Men’s Soccer] Dearle earns second straight award from RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – Goalkeeper Richard Dearle claimed River States Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second week in a row with his performance Sept. 2-8 for No. 5-ranked University of...

[Volleyball] Rio’s Hemsley honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande (Ohio) senior Katie Hemsley posted a pair of matches with more than 20 digs to earn River States Conference Volleyball Defender of the Week for Sept. 2-8.

[Women’s Golf] Gioffre claims second straight medalist honor

Rio Grande Sports Information    GRAYSON, Ky. – Rafaela Gioffre posted her second straight medalist finish, leading the University of Rio Grande women's golf team to a third place finish in the Kentucky Christian University Fall Invitational,...

[Men’s Golf] Rio’s Sheets ties for 10th at KCU Invite

Rio Grande Sports Information    GRAYSON, Ky. – Logan Sheets was among a trio of players who tied for 10th place to lead the University of Rio Grande men's golf team in the Kentucky Christian University Fall Invitational, which wrapped up on...

[Volleyball] Rio volleyball routs Cougars, Lions

Rio Grande Sports Information    BATAVIA, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande volleyball team finds itself over the .500 mark for the first time this season after a pair of wins in a triangular match hosted by the University of...

[Women’s Soccer] Tigers trample RedStorm women

Rio Grande Sports Information    GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Host Georgetown College took advantage of a short-handed University of Rio Grande roster and rolled to a 13-1 win over the RedStorm, Saturday afternoon, in non-conference women's soccer action...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm slips past Racers

Rio Grande Sports Information    LIMA, Ohio – Spencer Reinford's goal with just over 12 minutes remaining snapped a 1-1 deadlock and lifted the University of Rio Grande to a 2-1 victory over the University of Northwestern Ohio, Thursday...

[Volleyball] RedStorm knocks off Knights

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio –  The University of Rio Grande spotted visiting Kentucky Christian University an early lead before roaring back to post a 3-1 win over the Knights, Tuesday night, in non-conference volleyball...

September 11th: 18th Anniversary Statement

Five years ago, the dedication ceremony for the National September 11th Memorial and Museum was conducted with speeches by the President of the United States and the Mayor of New York City. Among the items at this memorial museum are the Ground Zero Cross and a fire...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm duo honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande forward Nicolas Cam Orellana and goalkeeper Richard Dearle have been named the River States Conference Men's Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week,...

[Women’s Soccer] Quick starts sends Wolves past Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    SYLVANIA, Ohio – Lourdes University's got two first half goals from Abigail Mann in a span of just 10 seconds, fueling the Gray Wolves to a 3-1 win over the University of Rio Grande, Sunday afternoon, in...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio men blank Blue Devils

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Nicolas Cam Orellana scored a pair of second half goals to help the University of Rio Grande overcome a slow start and post a 4-0 win over Lawrence Tech (Mich.) University, Saturday night, in...

[Volleyball] RedStorm volleyball bounced by Bears

Rio Grande Sports Information    JACKSON, Ohio – After taking West Virginia University-Tech to five sets in its opening match of the day, the University of Rio Grande volleyball team's performance against rival Shawnee State proved to be quite...

[Volleyball] Volleyball opens with split in Cooper Memorial

Rio Grande Sports Information    JACKSON, Ohio – Rachael Gilkey had eight of her match-high 11 kills in the third set, helping the University of Rio Grande volleyball team secure a sweep of Bluefield (Va.) College in Friday night's opening...

[Women’s Soccer] Blue Devils bounce Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Katelyn Mather scored a pair of first half goals off assists from DiOnna Hill, while Hill added a score of her own to lead Lawrence Tech (Mich.) University to a 5-1 win over the University of...

[Men’s Golf] RedStorm men finish third in season opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    LIMA, Ohio – Logan Sheets and Jacob Calvin earned All-Tournament honors and led the University of Rio Grande men's golf team to a third-place tie in Friday's University of Northwestern Ohio Invitational at...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm outlasts Goshen, 2-0

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande notched a second straight shutout effort en route to a 2-0 win over visiting Goshen (Ind.) College, Saturday night, in non-conference men's soccer action at Evan...

[Women’s Soccer] Wildcats spoil home opener for Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Indiana Wesleyan University exploded for five first half goals and cruised to a 5-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday evening, in non-conference women's soccer action at Evan E....

[Women’s Golf] RedStorm women place sixth at Trine Kickoff

Rio Grande Sports Information    ANGOLA, Ind. – The University of Rio Grande women's golf team got its 2019 fall schedule underway with a sixth-place finish in the Trine University Fall Kickoff Classic at Zollner Golf Course.  ...

[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...