Brown Athletic News

August 29, 2014
Brown Football Preview - 2014
We stopped by practice this week to chat with Head Coach Phil Estes about the outlook of the 2014 Brown Football Team. Coach Estes talks defensive leadership, the 250th celebration and honoring the 1976 Ivy Championship Team in our preview. #GoBruno

August 28, 2014
Brown Men's & Women's Soccer Home Openers Next Weekend; Promotional Schedules Announced
Brown Men's and Women's Soccer will both open their 2014 campaigns next weekend hosting opponents at Stevenson Field...

August 28, 2014
Brown Names Chris Ip as Head Men's Swimming & Diving Coach
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown has appointed Chris Ip as the new Head Men’s Swimming & Diving Coach in an announcement made by Director of Athletics Jack Hayes on Thursday.

August 28, 2014
Taugner Named to Northwoods League Top Prospects List
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Sophomore Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.), a right-handed pitcher on the Brown baseball team, was recently named to the Northwoods Baseball League Top 200 Prospect List.

August 27, 2014
Brown AD Jack Hayes - Ice Bucket Challenge
AD Jack Hayes accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this afternoon, along with his sons Matt and Tommy. Jack challenges VP for Campus Life & Student Services Margaret Klawunn, Providence College Men's Basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley and Brown Alum & current New England Patriot, #46 James Develin. Matt has nominated two Hayes family friends, and Tommy has nominated two of his teachers. You have 24 hours!

August 27, 2014
Ivy League Digital Network Launches 2014-15 With Free Opening Weekend
After an incredibly successful inaugural year that saw over 1,000 events streamed live, The Ivy League Digital Network will kick off its second year...

August 27, 2014
Kate Kovenock Named Head Women's Swimming & Diving Coach
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Kate Kovenock has been named the Head Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach at Brown in an announcement made by Director of Athletics Jack Hayes on Wednesday.

August 25, 2014
Four Men's Rowers to Compete at 2014 World Championships
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A pair of former Brown men’s rowers have qualified for a spot on the United States squad that will compete at the 2014 World Rowing Championships from August 24 – 31 in Amsterdam. In addition, former Brown oarsmen Nikola Stojic and Steve Van Knotsenburg will compete at the championships, representing Serbia and Canada, respectively.

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Men's Basketball ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Men's Basketball Head Coach Mike Martin challenged his team and staff to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. See all their videos here! To donate, visit: www.alsa.org/donate/ #Go Bruno

August 21, 2014
Brown Football Opens Preseason Camp
In preparation for Brown’s 137th season of intercollegiate football head coach Phil Estes, now in his 18th season as the Bears’ head coach, will welcome 109 players to the opening of Preseason Camp with a goal of winning Brown’s fifth Ivy League title. The Bears will undergo physical testing on Friday, August 22 and hold their first official practice on Saturday, August 23 with a split session, beginning at 1pm.

August 19, 2014
Gymnastics Boasts Nation’s Fifth-Best GPA, 12 Named Academic Scholar-Athletes
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – For the second time in three years, the Brown gymnastics team posted the nation’s fifth-best grade point average, turning in a mark of 3.6306 on the strength of 12 Academic Scholar-Athletes as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) on Monday.

August 20, 2014
Women's Lacrosse Nets Six on IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Six members of the Brown women’s lacrosse team were named to the 2014 IWLCA Division I Academic Honor Roll in an announcement made by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association.

August 18, 2014
Koniecko Named Head Men's Tennis Coach
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown Director of Athletics Jack Hayes has named Bryan Koniecko as the new Head Men’s Tennis Coach in an announcement made on Monday.

August 18, 2014
Women’s Water Polo Posts Fifth-Best GPA in Nation, Receives ACWPC Honors
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – For the second year in a row, the Brown women’s water polo team posted the fifth-best team grade point average in the nation, turning in a 3.41 to receive honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). In addition, 15 players were named ACWPC All-Academic for maintaining a GPA of 3.20 or higher.

August 15, 2014
Alumni Spotlight - Michelle Pagliaro '94
BrownBears.com will feature one former male and female student-athlete each month who has gone on to achieve success in the workplace, as well as exhibit the spirit of Brown University within the community.

August 15, 2014
Alumni Spotlight - Doug Ulman '99
BrownBears.com will feature one former male and female student-athlete each month who has gone on to achieve success in the workplace, as well as exhibit the spirit of Brown University within the community.

August 13, 2014
Women's Lacrosse Tops Nation in Team GPA
The Bears led all of Division I with a 3.55 cumulative team GPA.

August 12, 2014
Campbell ’18 Competes at World Rowing Junior Championships
HAMBURG, Germany – Brown women’s crew incoming freshman Mary Campbell competed alongside her sister, Claire, at the 2014 World Rowing Junior Championships in Germany last week. The Campbell sisters raced for the United States in the junior women’s double sculls, placing sixth in the ‘B’ finals on Sunday.

August 12, 2014
Whittet Announces 2014-15 Men’s Hockey Schedule
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Head coach Brendan Whittet of the Brown University men’s hockey program has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

August 12, 2014
Conner, Lord Named Volleyball Captains for 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown volleyball rising seniors Kathryn Conner (Newport Beach, Calif.) and Maddie Lord (La Jolla, Calif.) have been named captains for the 2014 season, Head Coach Diane Short announced on Tuesday. Brown’s top returning libero and attacker, respectively, Conner and Lord will build upon the 2013 season that saw Brown earn its most wins since 2008 and best Ivy League finish since 2005.