Brown Athletic News

April 20, 2014
Men's Tennis Ousted by Dartmouth, 4-3
HANOVER, N.H. – The Brown men’s tennis team battled hard against No. 41 Dartmouth on Sunday before ultimately dropping a 4-3 decision to the Big Green at the Thompson Outdoor Courts.

April 20, 2014
Track & Field Impressive at Yale Mark Young Invite
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Despite windy conditions, the Brown women’s and men’s track & field teams finished second and third, respectively, as the Bears competed at the inaugural Yale Mark Young Invitational over the weekend.

April 20, 2014
Brown Golfers 6th At Yale Spring Invitational
Coach Mike Hughes' Brown men's golf team placed sixth at the Yale Spring Invitational held at the par 70, 6734 yard Yale Golf Course. The Beas shot 309-308--617 in the 36-hole event that was won by Harvard with a two-round 573. Senior Peter Callas led the Bears and placed 11th individually after shooting 70-78--148.

April 20, 2014
Nakashima Hurls Softball to Split with Dartmouth
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman pitcher Leah Nakashima (San Jose, Calif.) tossed a combined 11.0 innings without allowing an earned run, helping the Brown softball team claim a 3-1 win over Dartmouth after falling 6-2 in the opener in Ivy League action on Sunday. The Bears pick up their first win in Ancient Eight play while handing the league-leading Big Green its first Ivy League loss of the season.

April 20, 2014
Baseball Drops Twinbill to Dartmouth on Sunday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sophomore Noah Shulman (Merrick, N.Y.) collected three hits on the day, but the Brown baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Dartmouth, 7-0 and 3-2, on Sunday to split the weekend series at Murray Stadium.

April 19, 2014
Franco’s Walk-Off Single Lifts Baseball to Saturday Sweep Over Dartmouth
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – With two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, senior J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) delivered a walk-off single to lift the Brown baseball team to victory in game two, as the Bears earned a pair of wins over Dartmouth, 12-3 and 7-6, on Saturday at Murray Stadium.

April 19, 2014
Men’s Crew Tops Northeastern to Reclaim Dreissigacker Cup
BOSTON – The Brown men's crew picked up some impressive victories in the fourth varsity and third varsity races, and then capped the day with a win in the varsity race, as the Bears reclaimed the Dreissigacker Cup Saturday morning on the Charles River.

April 19, 2014
Softball Falls to Dartmouth, 7-1 and 4-0
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Kelsey Williams (Greenwood, Ind.) belted a game-tying home run in the second inning of game one but the Brown softball team lost both ends of an Ivy League doubleheader against Dartmouth, 7-1 and 4-0, on Saturday. The Big Green knocked 24 hits between both games and rode a pair of stellar pitching performances to its league-leading 14-0 Ivy record.

April 19, 2014
Women's Lax Falls to #10 Penn, 12-6
Tory Bensen’s four goals and Nina Corcoran’s two goals and three assists helped pace No. 10 Penn to a 12-6 win over the Brown women’s lacrosse team on Saturday at Franklin Field.

April 19, 2014
No. 1 Women’s Crew Cruises Past Boston University in Arlene Gorton Bowl
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Bears’ varsity eight won by nearly 14 seconds to highlight a clean sweep of five events for the No. 1 Brown women’s crew team against Boston University in the Arlene Gorton Bowl on the Seekonk River on Saturday.

April 19, 2014
Brown Laxers Taken Down By Cornell, 14-9
Cornell’s Matt Donovan scored four goals to lead the Big Red to a 14-9 Ivy League win over Brown at Schoellkopf Field Saturday afternoon. Brown falls to 6-6 overall, 1-4 in the Ivy League, while Cornell improves to 10-3, 4-1 in Ivy play. Freshman Dylan Molloy finished the game with three goals and an assist for the Bears.

April 19, 2014
Harrington, Mann Lead Brown Track & Field at Larry Ellis Invite
PRINCETON, N.J. – Sophomore Lily Harrington (West Hartford, Conn.) and junior Jordan Mann (St. Louis, Mo.) both posted personal-best times as the Brown men’s and women’s track & field team sent a select group to the Larry Ellis Invitational on Friday on the campus of Princeton University.

April 18, 2014
Softball to Honor 2004 Ivy League Champions on Saturday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Prior to Saturday’s doubleheader against Dartmouth, the Brown softball team will honor the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Ivy League Championship team. Director of Athletics Jack Hayes and Head Coach Katie Flynn will lead pregame ceremonies to recognize the team for its accomplishments and place in Brown athletics history.

April 18, 2014
Women's Tennis Narrowly Edged by Harvard, 4-3
BOSTON, Mass. – The Brown women’s tennis team scored wins in the No. 1 and No. 2 singles slots on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as the Harvard Crimson claimed a hard fought 4-3 victory at the Murr Center.

April 18, 2014
Men's Tennis Clipped by Harvard, 4-2
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men’s tennis squad suffered its fifth consecutive Ivy League defeat in a 4-2 loss to the Harvard Crimson on Saturday at the Varsity Tennis Courts.

April 18, 2014
Track & Field’s Weinstock, Rhodes Compete at Mt. SAC Relays/California Invite
AZUSA, Calif. – Senior Evan Weinstock (Las Vegas, Nev.) and junior Peter Rhodes (Atlanta, Ga.) turned in a pair of impressive decathlon performances as the duo competed at the prominent Mt. SAC Relays/California Invitational on Wednesday and Thursday at Azusa Pacific's Cougar Stadium.

April 17, 2014
Softball Surrenders Twice at Holy Cross
WORCESTER, Mass. – Junior pitcher Jessica Cherness (Torrance, Calif.) held the Crusaders to one earned run on five hits with six strikeouts in game one but the Brown softball team dropped a pair of non-league games, 3-1 and 8-0 in five innings, to Holy Cross at Freshman Field on Thursday.

April 17, 2014
Bears Travel To Ithaca, NY To Battle #12 Cornell
Brown looks to keep its Ivy Playoff hopes alive against 12th-ranked Cornell on Saturday, April 19 at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca, NY. Coming off a tough 7-6 overtime loss to Yale, the Bears need a win to stay in the mix for the top four teams in the Ivy League standings and a berth in the league playoffs.

April 17, 2014
Women's Lax Visits #10 Penn on Saturday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After a heartbreaking 11-10 overtime loss to Cornell last Saturday, the Brown women’s lacrosse team faces a must-win scenario against No. 10 Penn on Saturday at Franklin Field.

April 16, 2014
2013-14 Winter Academic All-Ivy Selections Announced
PRINCETON, N.J. – Brown University landed 10 student-athletes on the 2013-14 Academic All-Ivy list in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Wednesday.