December 8, 2005

Ten Brown Student Athletes Named Academic All-Ivy for Fall 2005

Dec. 8, 2005

The honorees include cross-country stand outs Chris Burke '07 (Dexter, MI), Anya Davidson '06 (Brunswick, ME) and Owen Washburn '06 (Amherst, MA), field hockey members Sam Lloyd '07 (Shavertown, MA) and Kristen Vincent '06 (Glen Falls, NY), football players Nick Hartigan '06 (Fairfax Station, VA) and David Turner '06 (Cincinnati, OH), women's soccer sweeper Kim LaVere '06 (Chatsworth, CA), volleyball player Lauren Gibbs '06 (Los Angeles, CA), and men's water polo team member Andy Wiener '06 (Los Altos, CA).

A Business Economics major, Burke finished the season as an All-Region and All-Ivy honoree. Also earning a spot on the All-Region squad, Davidson is a Judaic Studies major. Also earning a their way on the All-Ivy Academic team was Washburn a political science concentrator, who was named to First Team All-Ivy after his second place finish at HEPS.

Two members of the Brown field hockey team earned nods to the Academic All-Ivy team, as Lloyd and Vincent each earned recognition. Lloyd, a political science and economics double concentrator, was named First Team All-Ivy following the season where she led the Bears with eight goals and four assists for 20 points. Vincent also a First Team All-Ivy member, was selected to play in the North-South Senior All-Star Game this past November. She finished the season with 11 points on four goals and three assists, ranking her third on the Bears, a double concentrator in Applied Math & Biology.

Ivy League Football Champions Nick Hartigan (Fairfax Station, VA) and David Turner (Cincinnati, OH) both earned All-Ivy Academic honors, as both made their way on the COSIDA District I Academic All-American Team. The Ivy League Player of the Year, Hartigan who has broken every Brown rushing record, was also named COSIDA Academic All-American of the Year. The political science and history concentrator, is one of three finalists up for the Walter Payton Award, given to the top Division I-AA player. Turner, a Mechanical Engineering major, earned an All-Ivy Honorable Mention for his play this season.

LaVere (Chatsworth, CA) anchored the Brown defense to four shutouts, while also finishing the season ranked second on the team in scoring with 3-3-9 numbers, including a team-leading two game-winning goals. A Second Team COSIDA I Academic All-American and Second Team All-Ivy member, LaVere is a Public & Private Sector Organization concentrator.

Wiener (Los Altos, CA) a political science concentrator, appeared in all 31 games finishing the season with 37 goals ranking third on the Bears.

Gibbs (Los Angeles, CA) had an explosive senior season, leading the Bears in kills, knocking down 305 for a 3.35 kills a game average, ranking her seventh in the Ivy League. The Second Team All-Ivy League member is a Public & Private Sector Organizations concentrator.