Brown Athletic News

May 28, 2015
Women's Crew: 2015 NCAA Championships, Practice Days
Brown University women’s crew took to the water of the Sacramento State Aquatic Center for two days of practice at the 2015 NCAA Championships on Wednesday and Thursday in its 19th straight appearance at the championship.

May 28, 2015
Wrestling Logs Nation’s Fifth-Best Team GPA, Lands Four NWCA All-Academic Honorees
Brown University wrestling recorded the fifth-highest team GPA in the nation while seniors Ophir Bernstein, Ricky McDonald, and Billy Watterson and sophomore Justin Staudenmayer earned NWCA All-Academic honors, the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced on Friday.

May 27, 2015
Men’s Crew Set for IRA National Championship
The sixth-ranked Brown men’s crew is primed to compete for the 113th annual Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championship, Friday through Sunday, May 29 - 31, on Mercer Lake in Mercer County Park, N.J.

May 26, 2015
Todd Stewart '16 Honored With The Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award
Brown junior midfielder Todd Stewart (Toronto, Canada) has been recognized with The Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award, created in memory of late Virginia midfielder Yeardley Reynolds Love to be presented to the men's and women's lacrosse players who best "demonstrate dedication, integrity, humility, hard work, community service, leadership, kindness and sportsmanship." The One Love Foundation made the announcement Saturday evening, with Notre Dame’s Katherine McManus also being honored with the award.

May 26, 2015
Brown Places Three on Capital One Academic All-District Track & Field/XC Teams
Seniors Henry Tufnell (Cirencester, England) and Peter Rhodes (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Brown men’s track & field team, and sophomore Lucy Van Kleunen (Philadelphia, Pa.) of the women’s team were all named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Team for track & field and cross country.

May 26, 2015
No. 1 Women’s Crew Set for 19th Straight Appearance at NCAA Championships
No. 1 Brown University women’s crew will make its 19th straight appearance in the NCAA Championships and will aim for its eighth national title when the Bears compete in the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Rowing Championships at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, Calif., from May 29-31.

May 26, 2015
Beckerman, Wrestling Welcome Seven Newcomers for 2015-16
Brown University wrestling will welcome six freshmen and a transfer student-athlete to the team for the 2015-16 season, Brown head coach Todd Beckerman announced on Tuesday.

May 21, 2015
Track & Field Earns 10 Bids to NCAA East Preliminary
The Brown University men's and women's track & field teams had 10 student-athletes qualify for the NCAA East Preliminary Championship round, recently announced by the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Track & Field Selection Committee.

May 21, 2015
Larken Kemp, Dylan Molloy and Jack Kelly Named USILA All-Americans
After capturing the Ivy League Championship and earning a berth in the NCAA Tournament, Brown sophomore long stick middy Larken Kemp (Greenwich, CT), sophomore attackman Dylan Molloy (Setauket, NY) and junior goalie Jack Kelly (West Islip, NY) have been named to the 2015 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-American team. Kemp was named a second team All-American selection, Molloy a third team All-American, and Kelly an honorable mention All-American.

May 21, 2015
Brown Athletics Ranks Second Nationally in NCAA APR Rankings for Fourth Straight Year
Brown University and the Ivy League continued to pave the way for academic excellence as Brown Athletics ranked second in the nation in NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) for the fourth straight year, it was announced by the NCAA national office.

May 20, 2015
Brown Women's Athletics Golf Outing – June 15, 2015
The Brown University Department of Athletics invites all alumnae, parents and friends of Brown Women's Athletics to participate in the Brown Women's Athletics Golf Outing on Monday, June 15, 2015 at Metacomet Country Club in East Providence, Rhode Island.

May 20, 2015
Henry Named to NEIBA Division I All-New England Second Team
Sophomore Rob Henry (Cranston, R.I.) of the Brown baseball team was named to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Division I All-New England Second Team, announced Wednesday afternoon.

May 20, 2015
Nick Weeden ‘15 Named USILA Scholar All-American
Brown senior defensive middy Nick Weeden (Broad Run, VA) has been named to the 2015 USILA Scholar All-American Team. Weeded posted a 3.44 GPA as a Biology concentrator at Brown.

May 19, 2015
Women’s Crew Officially Announced as NCAA Automatic Qualifier
Brown University women’s crew has officially gained an automatic berth into the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Rowing Championships set for the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, Calif., from May 29-31, the NCAA announced on Tuesday.

May 19, 2015
Women’s Crew’s First Varsity Eight Earns First Team All-Ivy, Murphy Wins Ivy Coach of the Year
All nine members of Brown University women’s crew’s first varsity eight have earned First Team All-Ivy honors, and head coach John Murphy has won Ivy League Coach of the Year, the Ivy League conference office announced on Tuesday.

May 18, 2015
Brown Athletics Honors 2015 Award Winners at Seventh Annual Senior Celebration
Brown University athletics held its Seventh Annual Senior Celebration and Awards Luncheon at the Providence Biltmore on Monday, May 18, 2015. Over 275 student-athletes, coaches, staff and distinguished guests attended the event to celebrate another year of success in competition, in the classroom and in the community. President Christina Paxson and Director of Athletics Jack Hayes each took the opportunity to address the room and acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of the class of 2015.

May 17, 2015
No. 5 Women’s Crew Wins 2015 Ivy Title, Claims NCAA Berth
No. 5 Brown University crew swept the NCAA events, claimed the team trophy, and captured an automatic berth into the NCAA Championship as part of its title-winning effort at the 2015 Ivy League Women’s Rowing Championship at Cooper River Park on Sunday.

May 17, 2015
Men’s Crew Takes Fourth at Eastern Sprints, Bears Place Third in Rowe Cup
The Brown men's crew earned a silver medal in three different events, including the third varsity, as the Bears finished fourth in the varsity eight grand final at the EARC Eastern Sprints Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond.

May 18, 2015
Track & Field Wraps Up Boston Twilight Meet, ECAC/IC4A Championships
The Brown men’s and women’s track and field teams put up some solid results over the weekend as the Bears competed at the IC4A/ECAC Championships at Princeton and the New Balance Boston Twilight meet at UMass-Lowell.

May 16, 2015
Track & Field’s Natrasevschi Claims Discus Title at ECAC Championship
Freshman Josie Natrasevschi (Fort Collins, Colo.) of the Brown women’s track & field team claimed first place in the discus at the ECAC Championship Friday evening at Princeton’s Weaver Stadium.