Newsome, Chieffallo Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors

Newsome, Chieffallo Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Men’s lacrosse sophomore attackman Jackson Newsome and softball senior pitcher Gina Chieffallo have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Apr. 24-30, Brown announced on Monday. 

Jackson Newsome, Men’s Lacrosse, Sophomore, Arlington, Va.
Sophomore attackman Jackson Newsome registered five goals, two assists, and six ground balls last week helping lead Brown to a 14-12 win at Bryant on Tuesday and a 20-5 victory at Dartmouth on Saturday. A native of Arlington, Va., Newsome tallied four goals, an assist, and four ground balls in the Bears’ win against the Big Green. He added a goal, an assist, two ground balls, and a caused turnover against the Bulldogs as Brown captured the Ocean State Cup. 

Gina Chieffallo, Softball, Senior, Eynon,Pa.
Senior pitcher Gina Chieffallo posted her first two collegiate shutouts in a four-day span, leading the Bears to wins over Harvard and Yale. A native of Eynon, Pa., Chieffallo tossed a complete-game 7.0 innings vs. Harvard on Thursday, allowing no runs on seven hits with two strikeouts in a 4-0 win. She gave up just four hits and one walk over a complete-game 7.0 innings with two strikeouts in a 3-0 victory over Yale in game two on Sunday.