Brown Athletic News

November 26, 2014
Women's Basketball Heads North For The Black Bear November Tournament
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s basketball team heads north on Friday to battle Boston College in the Black Bear November Tournament. On Saturday, the Bears will battle the host Black Bears beginning at 1 p.m.

November 26, 2014
Maine Announces Schedule Changes To This Weekend’s Women’s Basketball Tournament
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Due to weather, the University of Maine has announced schedule changes to this weekend’s women’s basketball tournament to be held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.

November 26, 2014
Men’s Basketball Competes In The Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational
Brown continues play in the Las Vegas Invitational, facing Austin Peay on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, with tip-off at 2:00pm EST. The tournament wraps up on Friday, November 29 with the Bears facing either Steven F. Austin or Prairie View at 2:30pm or 5:00pm.

November 26, 2014
Men’s Hockey Hosts UConn (11/29), Visits Holy Cross (11/30)
The Brown men’s hockey team will take a break from ECAC play with a pair of non-conference games this weekend as the Bears host UConn on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 4 p.m. before visiting Holy Cross the following day at 1 p.m. Links to live video and live stats will be available at www.brownbears.com.

November 26, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Set for NCAA Tournament
Brown University men’s water polo will play its first game in the NCAA tournament since 1990 when the fifth-seeded Bears play at No. 4 seed UC San Diego on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. PST in a play-in game for the National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championship at Canyonview Pool in La Jolla, Calif.

November 26, 2014
Women’s Hockey Hosts PC in 20th Annual Mayor’s Cup
Brown University women’s ice hockey hosts Providence College for the 20th Annual Mayor’s Cup on Friday at 2 p.m. in Meehan Auditorium before heading to PC’s Schneider Arena on Saturday for a 1 p.m. puck drop.

November 25, 2014
Women’s Basketball Tripped Up By Bryant, 67-60
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Breanna Rucker’s game high 26 points helped a second half charge that propelled visiting Bryant to a 67-60 win over the Brown women’s basketball team on Tuesday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

November 25, 2014
Nine Brown Players Earn All-Ivy Football Honors
Brown had nine of its players selected to the 2014 All-Ivy Football Team as selected by the eight Ancient Eight head coaches. Earning First Team All-Ivy honors are senior linebacker Xavier Russo (San Francisco, CA), senior offensive guard Nick Codrea (Tallmadge, OH) and senior defensive back Jacob Supron (Mansfield, OH). Second Team All-Ivy honorees include senior wide receiver Brian Strachan (Wellesley, MA) and defensive tackle Zack Sparber (Norwood, NJ), while senior linebacker Daniel Giovacchini (Acton, MA), junior center John Heile, junior outside linebacker Ryan MacDonald (Falmouth, ME), and junior defensive end Chad Berry (East Lyme, CT) earned Honorable Mention All-Ivy honors.

November 25, 2014
McSweeney Excels At 2014 NFHCA Senior Game
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown field hockey goalkeeper and senior tri-captain Shannon McSweeney competed at the 2014 NFHCA Senior Game held on the campus of the University of Maryland last Saturday.

November 25, 2014
Oakland A’s Name Baseball Alum Dan Kantrovitz Assistant GM
Dan Kantrovitz, a 2001 Brown University graduate and four-year member of the baseball team, was recently hired as an assistant general manager for the Oakland A’s, the Major League Baseball club announced on Monday.

November 24, 2014
Illinois Rallies For 89-68 Win Over Brown
Trailing 35-31 at the half, Illinois (4-0) exploded for 58 second half points to come away with an 89-68 win over Brown (1-4) at the State Farm Arena in the second round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational. Bears’ sophomore guard Steven Spieth led all scorers with a career high 21 points.

November 24, 2014
Men’s Water Polo to Play at UC San Diego in NCAA Play-In Game
Brown University men’s water polo has earned the fifth seed in the National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championship and will play at fourth-seeded UC San Diego in a play-in game on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. pacific time, the NCAA has announced.

November 24, 2014
Cross Selected To Play In 2014 NEWISA Senior Bowl
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown women’s soccer captain Chloe Cross has been selected as one of 22 Division I New England soccer players chosen to compete in the 2014 NEWISA Senior Bowl.

November 24, 2014
Women's Basketball Hosts Bryant In Home-Opener On Tuesday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After a three-game road swing to start off the season, the Brown women’s basketball team will finally return to the Pizzitola Sports Center for their home-opener against Bryant on Tuesday night. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m.

November 23, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Claims CWPA Title, NCAA Bid with 7-6 Win over Princeton
Senior Henry Fox scored three goals, and junior Will Klein netted the game-winning goal with 2:20 left as Brown University men’s water polo beat Princeton, 7-6, to win its first CWPA title since 1985 and earn its first NCAA bid since 1990.

November 23, 2014
Brown Travels to Champaign to Battle Illinois in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational
Brown will face a team from the BIg 10 for the second time in five games, traveling Champaign, Illinois to face the University of Illinois on Monday, November 24 in the second round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational. The two teams will be meeting for the first time ever, with tip-off at 8:00 pmEDT at the State Farm Center.

November 23, 2014
#11 Brown Women's Squash Posts 8-1 WIn Over Wesleyan
The 11th-ranked Brown women's squash team had a successful opening to its 2014-15 season, cruising past #21 Wesleyan, 8-1. All of the Brown wins came by 3-0 margins with sophomore Hannah Hay-Smith and junior Emily Richmond setting the pace with wins at number two and three, respectively.

November 23, 2014
Men's Squash Opens Season WIth 8-1 WIn Over Wesleyan
Brown opened its 2014-15 squash season with a decisive 8-1 win over Wesleyan. Sophomore Alex Baldock and freshman Thomas Belcher paced the Bears at numbers two and three, respectively, both with 3-0 decisions.

November 23, 2014
Men’s Crew Competes at Foot of the Charles
The Brown Men’s Crew headed to chilly Boston to take on their perennial rivals Harvard, Northeastern and Boston University, among others, in the Foot of the Charles regatta Saturday morning on the Charles River.

November 22, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Tops St. Francis, 10-7, Advances to CWPA Title Game
Senior Henry Fox scored four goals for the second time in as many games to lead top-seeded Brown University men’s water polo past fifth-seeded St. Francis Brooklyn, 10-7, in the semifinals of the CWPA Championship at Navy’s Lejeune Hall on Saturday evening.