Brown Athletic News

July 27, 2014
Eric Nadel ’72 Receives 2014 Ford C. Frick Award
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Eric Nadel, a 1972 graduate of Brown University and the longtime voice of the Texas Rangers, received the 2014 Ford C. Frick Award on Saturday, presented annually for excellence in broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

July 28, 2014
Women's Lacrosse Welcomes Class of 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown women’s lacrosse head coach Keely McDonald ’00 has announced the incoming class of 2018 slated to join the Bears for the 2015 season.

July 28, 2014
Brown Women’s Rowers Compete at World Rowing U23 Championships
VARESE, ITALY – Four members of the Brown women’s crew competed at the 2014 World Rowing U23 Championships in Varese, Italy, last week. Junior Coco Schoeller (West Palm Beach, Fla.) represented the United States in the women’s quadruple sculls, while sophomore Emma Betuel (East Hampton, N.Y.) and freshman Alia Shafi (Lafayette, Calif.) donned the red, white and blue in the lightweight quadruple sculls. Finally, freshman Monika Sobieszek (Stoneham, Mass.) represented Poland in the women’s eight.

July 24, 2014
Softball Introduces Class of 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown softball Head Coach Katie Flynn has announced the five incoming members of the Class of 2018 who will join the Bears roster this upcoming season: Annie McGregor (Carlsbad, Calif./La Costa Canyon), Grayson Metzger (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park), Katie Orona (Pueblo, Colo./Pueblo East), Yeram Park (Arcadia, Calif./Arcadia) and Emily Springfield (Oceanside, Calif./La Jolla Country Day School).

July 24, 2014
Women’s Basketball Earns WBCA Top 25 Academic Team Honor Roll Recognition
ATLANTA – For the second consecutive season, the Brown women’s basketball team earned a spot on the WBCA Top 25 Academic Team Honor Roll as announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Thursday.

July 22, 2014
Women's Rugby Announces Inaugural Fall Schedule
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s rugby team, elevated to varsity status in April, has released its inaugural fall schedule in an announcement made by head coach Kathy Flores on Tuesday.

July 21, 2014
Sobieszek to Row for Poland U23 National Team
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s crew contingent continues to grow stronger for the upcoming World Rowing U23 World Championships as freshman Monika Sobieszek (Stoneham, Mass.) will represent Poland on the international stage on July 23-27 in Varese, Italy. Sobieszek is the fourth Bear to earn a spot on a national roster, joining junior Coco Schoeller (West Palm Beach, Fla.), sophomore Emma Betuel (East Hampton, N.Y.) and freshman Alia Shafi (Lafayette, Calif.), who will all row for the United States.

July 21, 2014
Brown Athletics Unveils Brown Bears Sports Properties As Its Dedicated Corporate Sponsorship Sales Unit
Brown University Athletics, in conjunction with Learfield Sports, has developed Brown Bears Sports Properties as its exclusive corporate sponsorship sales unit, as announced today by Director of Athletics Jack Hayes. This dedicated unit is designed to support Brown Athletics’ initiative to enhance the service provided to local and regional businesses and further promote the Brown brand affinity to the corporate community.

July 17, 2014
23rd Annual BFA Golf Classic & Season Kickoff Dinner - August 4, 2014
The Brown Football Association will host the 23rd Annual BFA Golf Classic & Season Kickoff Dinner on Monday, August 4 at the Donald Ross designed Rhode Island Country Club. The BFA Golf committee is looking forward to a wonderful afternoon of golf, followed by the annual BFA Kickoff dinner that will honor the 2014 Andrew J. Joslin ’65 Award winner, Michael Bernert ’76.

July 16, 2014
Women's Basketball Welcomes Six-Member Class of 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown women’s basketball coach Sarah Behn has announced the six-member class of 2018 joining the Bears this fall.

July 11, 2014
Men’s Hockey Players Set for NHL Development Camps
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Eight current and former members of the Brown men’s hockey program are expected to participate at several National Hockey League (NHL) Development Camps this July.

July 16, 2014
Schoeller to Join Betuel, Shafi on USRowing U23 National Team
PRINCETON, N.J. – Brown women’s crew junior Coco Schoeller (West Palm Beach, Fla.) will return to the USRowing Under 23 National Team for the upcoming 2014 World Rowing Under 23 Championships, joining sophomore Emma Betuel (East Hampton, N.Y.) and freshman Alia Shafi (Lafayette, Calif.) for international competition on July 23-27 in Varese, Italy.

July 16, 2014
Men’s Hockey Earns 16 ECAC All-Academic Selections
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Brown men’s hockey team placed 16 student-athletes on the 2013-14 ECAC All-Academic Team, announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

July 15, 2014
Women’s Hockey Places 17 on ECAC All-Academic Team
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Brown women’s hockey team placed 17 players on the ECAC All-Academic Team, leading the league for the second season in a row, it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Brown tied with Quinnipiac and Rensselaer with 17 honorees each as 156 student-athletes were recognized for their academic achievements.

July 15, 2014
Meghan Miller Promoted to Associate Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Current women’s lacrosse assistant coach Meghan Miller has been elevated to Associate Head Coach as announced by head coach Keely McDonald on Tuesday.

July 14, 2014
2014 Brown Football Season Tickets On Sale
2014 Brown Football season tickets are on sale! Tickets will be on sale from Monday, July 14 through Friday, August 29. The Bears will host five games this season at Brown Stadium, include match-ups against Harvard (9/27), Holy Cross (10/11), Cornell (10/25), Yale (11/8) and Columbia (11/22).

July 14, 2014
Brown Football Season Tickets On Sale
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July 14, 2014
Brown Golfers Named All-American Scholars
Brown women’s golfers Cassandra Carothers ’15 (Jacksonville, OR), Juliette Garay ’16 (La Jolla, CA), Lauren Flynn ’16 (Milton, MA) and Stephanie Hsieh ’15 (Alamo, CA) have been named All-American Scholars for 2013-2014 by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association, joining 664 women’s intercollegiate golfers for Division I, II and III.

July 14, 2014
Baseball’s Taugner Named Northwoods League All-Star
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sophomore Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.), a right-handed pitcher on the Brown baseball team, was recently named to the Northwoods Baseball League All-Star Team

July 11, 2014
Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Honors
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Brown men and women’s tennis teams earned All-Academic accolades as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Thursday.