This comes after Robert Morris University announced earlier this week that it would be eliminating its hockey programs.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — Fundraising efforts are underway to save the hockey program at Robert Morris University.

READ MORE: Robert Morris University Cutting Its NCAA Division I Men’s And Women’s Ice Hockey Teams

The university eliminated both men’s and women’s programs earlier this week.

The “Save Robert Morris Hockey” group launched a GoFundMe page to raise money to bring the teams back.

So far, more than $10,000 has been donated with a goal of $2 million.

This effort comes after a petition garnered 16,000 signatures and counting.