• Zrenda ’11 Signs Free Agent Deal With Baltimore Orioles
    August 17, 2011
    Zrenda ’11 Signs Free Agent Deal With Baltimore Orioles Brown Baseball standout Ryan Zrenda ‘11 has signed a free agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Zrenda, an All-Ivy Honorable Mention selection this past season, was a stalwart at third base for the Bears for four years. He is the second player from the class of 2011 to sign a contract with a Major League franchise, joining Matt Colantonio, who signed with the San Diego Padres.
  • Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
    June 22, 2011
    Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced The Ivy League announced its spring list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were each starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
  • Colantonio Selected in 2011 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres
    June 08, 2011
    Colantonio Selected in 2011 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres On day two of the 2011 MLB Draft in Secaucus, N.J., Brown baseball captain Matt Colantonio (Garden City, N.Y.) heard his named called. The senior catcher was selected 683rd overall in the 22nd round by the San Diego Padres. The four-year starter for Brown will now fly directly to Phoenix, Ariz., for mini-camp before heading to the Padres’ short-season single-A affiliate in Eugene, Ore.
  • Six Bears Earn All-Ivy League Baseball Honors
    May 12, 2011
    Six Bears Earn All-Ivy League Baseball Honors The Ivy League office announced on Thursday afternoon that six Brown baseball players earned All-Ivy honors for the 2011 season. Senior Matt Colantonio (Garden City, N.Y.), junior Mike DiBiase (Weston, Mass.) and sophomores Heath Mayo (Whitehouse, Texas) and John Sheridan (Palo Alto, Calif.) were named to the second team, while seniors Matthew Kimball (Nashville, Tenn.) and Ryan Zrenda (Old Lyme, Conn.) were honorable mention selections.
  • Mayo Selected to Capital One Academic All-District Team
    May 07, 2011
    Mayo Selected to Capital One Academic All-District Team The 2011 Capital One Academic All-District softball teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for the their combined performance on the field and in the classroom. Sophomore pitcher Heath Mayo (Whitehouse, Texas) was a second team selection for District I.
  • Brown Splits Season-Ending Doubleheader Versus Marist
    May 03, 2011
    Brown Splits Season-Ending Doubleheader Versus Marist The Brown baseball team wrapped up its 2011 season on Tuesday afternoon at Murray Stadium versus Marist (30-14). The two teams each picked up a win in the seven-inning doubleheader. The Bears (13-29) took game one, 3-1, before falling in extra innings in game two, 4-3 (eight innings).
  • Brown Splits Final Ivy League Doubleheader with Yale
    April 30, 2011
    Brown Splits Final Ivy League Doubleheader with Yale The Brown baseball team wrapped up its Ivy League schedule on Saturday afternoon at Murray Stadium against Yale. The two teams split the doubleheader with Bears taking game one, 6-1, and the Bulldogs winning game two, 18-8.
  • Bears Take Two at Yale, 6-3 & 4-0
    April 29, 2011
    Bears Take Two at Yale, 6-3 & 4-0 In the fight for the top spot in the Rolfe Division, Brown came out on top on Friday, taking two games from Ivy Yale, 6-3 and 4-0. The Ivy League home-and-home series continues at home on Saturday afternoon, 1 p.m. at Murray Stadium.
  • Brown’s Drabinski Taking Different Path on the Diamond
    April 28, 2011
    Brown’s Drabinski Taking Different Path on the Diamond Once know for his brash style as a tough and demanding drill instructor in a baseball uniform, head men's baseball coach Marek Drabinski has changed his way of coaching drastically; and for the better. Drabinski sits down with the Providence Journal's Bill Reynolds.
  • Brown Edged by Bryant, 5-4
    April 27, 2011
    Brown Edged by Bryant, 5-4 Coming off a close victory over URI on Tuesday, Brown hosted its second-straight Rhode Island opponent in Bryant. The Bears jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and led entering the ninth inning, but the Bulldogs were able to plate three runs in the final frame on their way to a 5-4 victory.
  • Brown Tops Instate Rival URI, 7-6
    April 26, 2011
    Brown Tops Instate Rival URI, 7-6 In a back-and-forth contest, Brown came away with the upper hand, plating three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to erase a two run deficit. The Bears used a plethora of pitchers including Kevin Carlow (Mystic, Conn.), who entered the game in the seventh inning. Carlow struck out three in 2.1 innings, while not allowing a hit, to pick up his first win of the season.
  • Bears Drop Doubleheader at Dartmouth, 2-1 & 11-4
    April 25, 2011
    Bears Drop Doubleheader at Dartmouth, 2-1 & 11-4 In the final two games of a four-game set at Dartmouth, the Brown baseball team was edged 2-1 in game one, before falling in game two, 11-4. Sophomore starter Heath Mayo (Whitehouse, Texas) went 6.1 innings in the first game, keeping the Bears in it till the end, but in the second, the Big Green offense finally got going, plating seven runs in the first three fames.
  • Brown's Pivotal Weekend Series Versus Dartmouth Set Back 24 Hours
    April 24, 2011
    Brown's Pivotal Weekend Series Versus Dartmouth Set Back 24 Hours Brown's Rolfe Division weekend series versus Dartmouth has been postponed 24 hours. The decision to postpone the games was made because of inclement weather concerns in the area. The Bears (8-22, 6-6 Ivy) and the Big Green (19-10, 6-6 Ivy) will now play on Sunday, April 24, at Noon and Monday, April 25 at either Noon or 1 p.m.
  • Brown Falls In Easter Matchup at Dartmouth
    April 24, 2011
    Brown Falls In Easter Matchup at Dartmouth The Brown baseball team headed up to Dartmouth for an Easter Sunday matchup versus the Big Green, but fell in a doubleheader, 7-3 & 11-3. The Bears held a 3-2 lead in game one, but the Dartmouth offense plated five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and continued its momentum into game two.
  • Holy Cross Outscores Brown, 10-7
    April 21, 2011
    Holy Cross Outscores Brown, 10-7 The Bears trailed Holy Cross 3-2 after four innings, but fought back to take a 5-3 lead after the top of the sixth. It was the Crusaders who fought back however, plating three in the sixth and four more in the seventh to take a commanding 10-5 lead. Brown refused to quit late in the game, and scored two in the final frame, but came up short, falling 10-7.
  • Brown Baseball at Holy Cross Rescheduled to Thursday, April 21
    April 20, 2011
    Brown Baseball at Holy Cross Rescheduled to Thursday, April 21 The Brown baseball team, which was scheduled to play at Holy Cross today in a single game at 5 p.m., will now play 24 hours later than initially set. The Bears and Crusaders will play tomorrow, Thursday, April 21, with first pitch coming at 5 p.m.
  • Harvard Storms Back to Split Weekend Series Versus Brown
    April 17, 2011
    Harvard Storms Back to Split Weekend Series Versus Brown After Brown took the first two games of a four-game weekend Ivy League series against Harvard, the Crimson fought back to take a split, winning both Sunday games, 6-3 and 12-7. Brown falls to 6-6 in the Rolfe Division, and is now tied with Dartmouth for second place. Yale stands in first with a 8-4 mark.
  • Brown Takes Two From Harvard, Moves Into First-Place Tie in Rolfe Division
    April 16, 2011
    Brown Takes Two From Harvard, Moves Into First-Place Tie in Rolfe Division Brown took the first two games of a four-game set versus Harvard, improving to 6-4 in Ivy League play and moved into a three-way tie atop the Rolfe Division with Yale and Dartmouth. The Bears won two close ones, 2-0 and 4-3.
  • UConn Tops Brown, 6-2
    April 14, 2011
    UConn Tops Brown, 6-2 The Big East preseason favorite Connecticut Huskies (18-12-1) topped the Brown Bears (6-19) on Thursday afternoon at J.O. Christian Field 6-2. The two teams were deadlocked at two in the fourth inning, but UConn plated three runs in the bottom of the frame to take control of the non-conference matchup.
  • Brown vs. UConn Rescheduled for Thursday, April 14 at 2:45 p.m.
    April 13, 2011
    Brown vs. UConn Rescheduled for Thursday, April 14 at 2:45 p.m. Brown was scheduled to take on Connecticut in a single, midweek game on Wednesday, but heavy rains in the Northeast have forced University officials to postpone the game. The contest was initially scheduled for this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. The game will now be played at 2:45 p.m. at Storrs, Conn.
  • Brown Doubleheader Versus Marist Postponed
    April 12, 2011
    Brown Doubleheader Versus Marist Postponed There will be no baseball this afternoon at Brown University as local meteorologists are forecasting consistent rains in the Providence area all afternoon. The Bears were scheduled to take on Marist in a doubleheader at 2 p.m. University officials have announced that this non-conference matchup will now be played on Tuesday, May 3 at 2 p.m.
  • Brown Rallies Late in Game Two, Splits with Penn
    April 10, 2011
    Brown Rallies Late in Game Two, Splits with Penn After playing its first 20 games on the road, the Brown baseball made the most of being home at Murray Stadium, going 3-1 on the weekend, splitting a Sunday afternoon series with Penn. The Quakers (15-12, 6-2 Ivy) offense carried them to a 14-5 win in game one, but the Bears (6-18, 4-4 Ivy) were able to battle back behind a strong pitching performance from sophomore Heath Mayo (Whitehouse, Texas) and got a two-RBI single from rookie J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) in the bottom of the eighth to take a 4-2 win.
  • Brown Walks Off with 11-Inning Win; Sweeps Columbia
    April 09, 2011
    Brown Walks Off with 11-Inning Win; Sweeps Columbia Brown finally had its home opener on Saturday afternoon as the team hosted Columbia in a doubleheader at Murray Stadium. The Bears (5-17, 3-3 Ivy) got a sterling performance from senior pitcher Matthew Kimball (Nashville, Tenn.), who threw a complete game (seven innings) and struck out six on the way to a 2-1 victory over the Lions (11-14, 2-4 Ivy). Game two took 11 innings to decide and it was senior Josh Feit (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) who came up with the biggest hit of the game, getting a walk-off single to give the Bears a 6-5 win and pushed Bruno to .500 in Ivy League play this season.
  • Brown Swept at Siena, 6-3 & 4-3
    April 06, 2011
    Brown Swept at Siena, 6-3 & 4-3 Brown headed up north to take on Siena in a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon and was topped in both games, 6-3 and 4-3 in the two seven-inning games. Brown took an early 3-0 lead in game one, but a six run fifth inning gave the win to the Saints. In game two, Brown trailed 4-1 entering the sixth inning, but scored two to get back in the game, but could not get any closer.
  • Brown Baseball and Softball Rained Out on Tuesday
    April 05, 2011
    Brown Baseball and Softball Rained Out on Tuesday The Brown baseball team will not play today at Murray Stadium due to inclement weather in the New England area. The Bears scheduled game against the Quinnipiac Bobcats, which was slated for 3:30 p.m., will not be rescheduled. Brown softball, which was set to take on local rival URI in a doubleheader at 3 p.m., has been postponed until Wednesday, April 13 at 3p.m.
  • Brown Splits in Doubleheader at Cornell
    April 03, 2011
    Brown Splits in Doubleheader at Cornell The Brown baseball team picked up its first Ivy League win of the year on Sunday afternoon, topping Cornell 5-2 in game one of a doubleheader. The Bears (3-15, 1-3) were outscored in game two by the Big Red (3-17, 1-3), 13-8.
  • Brown Falls in Ivy League Opener at Princeton
    April 02, 2011
    Brown Falls in Ivy League Opener at Princeton In game one of an Ivy League opening series versus the Princeton Tigers, Brown was outscored 7-4 in seven innings. The Bears continued its recent tendency of scoring late runs, scoring four in the final inning, but it was not enough to overcome an early Princeton lead.
  • Brown Falls to San Jose State in West Coast Finale
    March 30, 2011
    Brown Falls to San Jose State in West Coast Finale Brown wrapped up its six-game West Coast road trip on Wednesday night against San Jose State and was topped 11-4. The Bears found themselves in an early 4-0 hole after the third inning and trailed 6-0 after six. Bruno did not quit however, and continued its trend of scoring late runs, scoring in the seventh, eighth and ninth. The Spartans scored late as well to maintain their lead and sweep the two-game series.
  • San Jose State Tops Brown, 9-4
    March 29, 2011
    San Jose State Tops Brown, 9-4 Brown jumped out to an early 2-1 lead in the top of the fourth inning, but San Jose State scored five runs in the next two frames to take control of the game and come away with a 9-4 win versus the Bears. It was Bruno fifth game of its West Coast road trip.
  • Santa Clara Downs Brown in Series Finale, 17-3
    March 28, 2011
    Santa Clara Downs Brown in Series Finale, 17-3 Brown continued its difficult West Coast road swing on Monday night at Santa Clara and faced a hot Bronco offense which had 34 runs in its past three games. Santa Clara exploded again; plating 10 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 17-3 win.
  • Santa Clara Powers Past Brown in Doubleheader
    March 27, 2011
    Santa Clara Powers Past Brown in Doubleheader Playing games two and three of a four-game series, it was the Santa Clara offense which triumphed. Brown was within one, 2-1, in the eighth inning of game one, but the Broncos plated three in the bottom of the frame to take game one, 5-1. In game two, SCU continued its offensive surge in game two, scoring 11 runs in the first three innings, on the way to an 18-3 win.
  • Brown Baseball Versus Santa Clara Doubleheader Rescheduled
    March 26, 2011
    Brown Baseball Versus Santa Clara Doubleheader Rescheduled Saturday's baseball doubleheader at Santa Clara, which was schedule to start at 4 p.m. EST, has been changed to a single game tonight starting at 8 p.m. EST due to weather conditions. The Broncos and Bears will now play a doubleheader on Sunday starting at 4 p.m. EST.
  • Brown Falls to Santa Clara, 8-3
    March 26, 2011
    Brown Falls to Santa Clara, 8-3 The Brown baseball team jumped out to an early 3-0 lead against Santa Clara, but the Bronco bats came alive in the fifth inning, scoring five runs in the sixth inning. SCU added one more in the seventh and two more in the eighth to take an 8-3 win in the first of a four-game series.
  • First Annual Home Runs for the Homeless Derby Postponed Until April 11
    March 20, 2011
    First Annual Home Runs for the Homeless Derby Postponed Until April 11 Providence, RI- Due to poor weather conditions predicted for tomorrow, the Brown University baseball/softball team's First Annual Home Runs for the Homeless Derby scheduled for tomorrow from 3:30-6:00 p.m. at Murray Stadium has been rescheduled for April 11.
  • Brown Downs Northeastern, 6-4
    March 15, 2011
    Brown Downs Northeastern, 6-4 Playing their fifth game in five days and first above the Mason-Dixon Line this year, the Bears (2-6) were able to down Northeastern (2-11) on the road, 6-4. The Bears trailed 2-1 entering the second inning, but the offense continued to roll, scoring at least once in the first four frames.
  • Brown Baseball Sweeps Weekly Ivy League Awards
    March 15, 2011
    Brown Baseball Sweeps Weekly Ivy League Awards On the heels of one of the biggest wins in program history against No. 5 Texas in Austin, the Brown baseball team racked up three Ivy League awards as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Junior Mike DiBiase (Weston, Mass.) was named the Player of the Week, while freshman Anthony Galan (Watchung, N.J.) was named co-Rookie and co-Pitcher of the Week. Galan split the awards with Penn rookie Matt Gotschall.
  • Brown Falls to No. 5 Texas, 11-1
    March 13, 2011
    Brown Falls to No. 5 Texas, 11-1 The Longhorn offense was firing on all cylinders on Sunday afternoon as No. 5 Texas downed Brown, 11-1 in seven innings. The Brown bats were making contact, tallying seven hits on the game, only three less than Texas’ 10, but it was the Longhorns that were able to push the runs across in this one.
  • Brown Tops No. 5 Texas, 7-3
    March 12, 2011
    Brown Tops No. 5 Texas, 7-3 After taking falling in game one 4-3 earlier in the day, Brown came back to take game two, 7-3 against No. 5 Texas. Facing a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning, the Bears put up three runs in the frame to take control of the game and pick up their first win of the season. The victory against the Longhorns was one the best in program history as Brown knocked off its the highest-ranked opponent ever. The Bears fell in close affair in game one of the doubleheader, 4-3 in seven innings.
  • No. 5 Texas Takes Series-Opener Against Brown, 8-0
    March 11, 2011
    No. 5 Texas Takes Series-Opener Against Brown, 8-0 The Brown baseball team continued to test itself on Friday night as they took on No. 5 Texas, just four days after opening the season against No. 2 Vanderbilt. The Longhorns (9-4) were able to get their offense rolling early scoring four in the first inning on their way to a 8-0 win over the Bears (0-4).
  • Brown Baseball Faces No. 5 Texas in Four-Game Series
    March 11, 2011
    Brown Baseball Faces No. 5 Texas in Four-Game Series For just the third time in the history of the University of Texas’ baseball program, they will square off against an Ivy League opponent. Brown, which will take on a top-five challenge for the second time this season after starting off the year at No. 2 Vanderbilt, will head to Austin, Texas for a four-game series vs. the Longhorns.
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