2014 Baseball News

  • Brown Names Grant Achilles Head Baseball Coach
    June 23, 2014
    Brown Names Grant Achilles Head Baseball Coach PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Grant Achilles, current assistant coach of the Brown University baseball team, has been named head coach of the program in an announcement made by Brown Director of Athletics Jack Hayes on Monday.
  • Baseball’s Franco Selected in 2014 MLB Draft by Atlanta Braves
    June 08, 2014
    Baseball’s Franco Selected in 2014 MLB Draft by Atlanta Braves PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior infielder J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) of the Brown baseball team was drafted in the 38th round by the Atlanta Braves on Saturday in the annual Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
  • Massey Earns All-Ivy Baseball Honors
    May 16, 2014
    Massey Earns All-Ivy Baseball Honors PRINCETON, N.J. – Senior Daniel Massey (Greensboro, N.C.), an outfielder on the Brown baseball team, was recently named All-Ivy Honorable Mention for his play during the 2014 season, announced by the league office Friday afternoon.
  • Taugner Named Ivy League Baseball Co-Rookie of the Week
    April 30, 2014
    Taugner Named Ivy League Baseball Co-Rookie of the Week PRINCETON, N.J. – After a standout performance against Yale over the weekend, freshman Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) of the Brown University baseball team was named the Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week, announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.
  • Baseball Splits at UMass-Lowell to Close Out Season
    April 29, 2014
    Baseball Splits at UMass-Lowell to Close Out Season LOWELL, Mass. – Sophomore Kevin Guthrie (Sarasota, Fla.) tossed a complete game and junior Will Marcal (Lexington, Mass.) recorded a pair of hits to lead the Brown baseball team to a 5-4 victory in the first game, as the Bears split a pair at UMass-Lowell in the season finale Tuesday at LaLacheur Park.
  • Wednesday’s Baseball Season Finale Moved Up One Day
    April 29, 2014
    Wednesday’s Baseball Season Finale Moved Up One Day PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Due to the anticipation of rain, the Brown baseball doubleheader at UMass-Lowell scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been moved to Tuesday at Lelacheur Park. The first game is scheduled for 4 p.m.
  • Baseball Topped at Rhode Island, 12-7
    April 28, 2014
    Baseball Topped at Rhode Island, 12-7 KINGSTON, R.I. – Senior Nate Kukowski (Brentwood, Tenn.) racked up three hits and the Bears held a one-run lead going into the eighth, but the Brown baseball team fell at intrastate rival Rhode Island, 12-7, Monday afternoon at Bill Beck Field.
  • Baseball Drops Pair at Yale to Close Ivy Season
    April 27, 2014
    Baseball Drops Pair at Yale to Close Ivy Season PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Wes Van Boom (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.) launched two home runs, but the Brown baseball team dropped a pair of one-run games at Yale, 4-3 and 6-5, as the Bears wrapped up Ivy League play Sunday at Yale Field.
  • Baseball at Yale Moved Back One Day
    April 26, 2014
    Baseball at Yale Moved Back One Day PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Due to rain, the Brown baseball doubleheader at Yale schedule for Saturday afternoon has been moved to Sunday at 1 p.m. at Yale Field.
  • Baseball Sweeps Past Yale on Senior Day
    April 25, 2014
    Baseball Sweeps Past Yale on Senior Day PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) tossed seven scoreless innings and senior J.J, Franco (New York, N.Y.) racked up six hits to lead the Brown baseball team to a sweep over Yale, 7-0 and 12-7, in Friday’s doubleheader on Senior Day at Murray Stadium.
  • Wednesday’s Baseball Game at Bryant Canceled
    April 23, 2014
    Wednesday’s Baseball Game at Bryant Canceled PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown baseball game at Bryant University scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been canceled due to rain. The game will not be rescheduled.
  • Baseball Drops Twinbill to Dartmouth on Sunday
    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.
  • Franco’s Walk-Off Single Lifts Baseball to Saturday Sweep Over Dartmouth
    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.
  • Baseball Falls at Holy Cross, 9-0
    April 16, 2014
    Baseball Falls at Holy Cross, 9-0 WORCESTER, Mass. – Freshman Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) led the way with three hits, but the Brown baseball team fell to the College of the Holy Cross, 9-0, in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at Fitton Field. Brown moved to 8-18 overall, while the Crusaders improved to 11-23 on the season.
  • Wednesday’s Home Baseball Game Moved to Worcester
    April 16, 2014
    Wednesday’s Home Baseball Game Moved to Worcester PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Wednesday’s baseball game between Brown and visiting Holy Cross at Murray Stadium has been moved to Worcester due to field conditions in Providence.
  • St. Lawrence Named Ivy League Baseball Co-Pitcher of the Week
    April 15, 2014
    St. Lawrence Named Ivy League Baseball Co-Pitcher of the Week PRINCETON, N.J. – Junior Dave St. Lawrence (Thompson, Conn.) of the Brown University baseball team has been named the Ivy League Co-Pitcher of the Week, announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.
  • Baseball Splits Pair at Harvard to Close Weekend Set
    April 13, 2014
    Baseball Splits Pair at Harvard to Close Weekend Set CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Dave St. Lawrence (Thompson, Conn.) pitched seven scoreless innings to lead Brown baseball to a 1-0 shutout victory in the first game against Harvard as the Bears gained a split in an Ivy League doubleheader on Sunday at O’Donnell Field.
  • Baseball Splits with Harvard to Open Four-Game Series
    April 12, 2014
    Baseball Splits with Harvard to Open Four-Game Series PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Daniel Massey (Greensboro, N.C.) drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and two other players enjoyed multi-hit games, as the Brown baseball team picked up a 5-4 victory over Harvard in the first game of a doubleheader to gain a split Saturday afternoon at O’Donnell Field.
  • Marek Drabinski Steps Down As Baseball Coach At Brown
    April 11, 2014
    Marek Drabinski Steps Down As Baseball Coach At Brown PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown baseball coach Marek Drabinski has stepped down as coach of the Bears after 18 seasons, effective immediately. Current assistant coaches Grant Achilles and Mike McCormack will coach the Brown team for the remainder of the season.
  • Baseball Topped at UConn, 7-4
    April 09, 2014
    Baseball Topped at UConn, 7-4 STORRS, Conn. – Junior Dan Kerr (Westfield, N.J.) and freshman Josh Huntley (Aurora, Colo.) registered two hits apiece, but the Brown baseball team fell to Connecticut, 7-4, in non-conference play Wednesday afternoon at J.O. Christian Field.
  • Baseball Holds Head-Shaving Event to Support Vs. Cancer Foundation
    April 08, 2014
    Baseball Holds Head-Shaving Event to Support Vs. Cancer Foundation PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Following Sunday’s home doubleheader against Cornell, the Brown baseball team remained on the field and held a head-shaving event to support the Vs. Cancer Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer.
  • Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Cornell
    April 06, 2014
    Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Cornell PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Junior Dan Kerr (Westfield, N.J.) led the way with three hits, but the Brown baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Cornell, 4-1 and 6-5, in Ivy League play Sunday afternoon at Murray Stadium.
  • Baseball Falls Twice to Princeton
    April 05, 2014
    Baseball Falls Twice to Princeton PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) drove in a pair of runs and senior Wes Van Boom (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.) and junior Nick Fornaca (San Diego, Calif.) posted two hits each, but the Brown baseball team dropped a pair of games to Princeton, 3-2 and 10-16, in Ivy League play Saturday at Murray Stadium.
  • Baseball Sweeps Past Siena in Home Opener
    April 03, 2014
    Baseball Sweeps Past Siena in Home Opener PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Robert Henry (Cranston, R.I.) collected five hits and senior Wes Van Boom (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.) and junior Dan Kerr (Westfield, N.J.) drove in three runs apiece as the Brown baseball team swept a doubleheader against Siena, 14-7 and 4-3, in Thursday’s non-conference home opener at Murray Stadium.
  • Baseball to Support Vs. Cancer Foundation with Head-Shaving Event
    April 02, 2014
    Baseball to Support Vs. Cancer Foundation with Head-Shaving Event PROVIDENCE, R.I. – For the second straight year, the Brown baseball team will be joining forces with much of the rest of the collegiate baseball community in the fight against childhood cancer. Brown will partner with the Vs. Cancer Foundation in a head-shaving event following the doubleheader against Cornell on Sunday, April 6 at Murray Stadium.
  • Baseball Edged in Doubleheader at Penn
    April 01, 2014
    Baseball Edged in Doubleheader at Penn PHILADELPHIA – Despite scoring one run in the final frame of two contests, the Brown baseball team was edged in a pair of one-run games at Penn, dropping both by a 3-2 margin in Ivy League play on Tuesday at Meiklejohn Stadium.
  • Wednesday’s Baseball Doubleheader vs. Siena Moved to Thursday
    April 01, 2014
    Wednesday’s Baseball Doubleheader vs. Siena Moved to Thursday PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Wednesday’s baseball doubleheader between Brown and visiting Siena will be postponed to Thursday, April 3 due to several schedule changes earlier in the week. The first game of the home-opening doubleheader will be played at Murray Stadium at 2 p.m.
  • Baseball Drops Pair at Columbia in Ivy Opener
    March 31, 2014
    Baseball Drops Pair at Columbia in Ivy Opener NEW YORK, N.Y. – Freshman Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) allowed just two runs over seven innings in the second contest, but the Columbia baseball team kept the Brown offense quiet, as the Bears dropped a pair of 4-0 games to the defending champion Lions in the Ivy opener for both teams Monday afternoon at Satow Stadium.
  • Baseball to Play at Columbia Monday, Penn on Tuesday
    March 29, 2014
    Baseball to Play at Columbia Monday, Penn on Tuesday PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In anticipation of inclement weather, the following changes have been made to the Brown baseball schedule. The Bears will now visit Columbia on Monday, March 31 at noon, before traveling to face Penn on Tuesday, April 1 at 1 p.m.
  • Baseball Opens Ivy Play at Columbia, Penn
    March 28, 2014
    Baseball Opens Ivy Play at Columbia, Penn PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown baseball team kicks off the Ivy League season with four games over the weekend at Columbia and Penn. The Bears open league action on Sunday with a doubleheader against the defending champion Lions, before visiting the Quakers for a pair of games on Monday. The first game of each series is set for noon.
  • Baseball Weekend Ivy Games Postponed to Sunday, Monday
    March 27, 2014
    Baseball Weekend Ivy Games Postponed to Sunday, Monday PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Due to inclement weather predicted for the upcoming weekend, the Brown baseball doubleheaders at Columbia and Penn have been postponed to Sunday and Monday, respectively.
  • Wednesday’s Baseball Game at Richmond Canceled
    March 26, 2014
    Wednesday’s Baseball Game at Richmond Canceled UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – The Brown baseball game at the University of Richmond scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been canceled due to frigid temperatures.
  • Tuesday’s Baseball Game at Richmond Canceled
    March 25, 2014
    Tuesday’s Baseball Game at Richmond Canceled UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – The Brown baseball game at the University of Richmond scheduled for Tuesday afternoon has been canceled due to weather. The two teams will play one game on Wednesday at Pitt Field, with first pitch scheduled for 3 p.m.
  • Sredojevic Tabbed Ivy League Baseball Rookie of the Week
    March 25, 2014
    Sredojevic Tabbed Ivy League Baseball Rookie of the Week PRINCETON, N.J. – Freshman infielder Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) of the Brown University baseball team was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.
  • Late Rally Sends Baseball Past William & Mary, 16-15
    March 24, 2014
    Late Rally Sends Baseball Past William & Mary, 16-15 WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Senior J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) launched a three-run, go-ahead triple in the eighth inning to highlight an eight-run frame, as the Brown baseball team rallied past William & Mary, 16-15, on Monday afternoon at Plumeri Park
  • Baseball Cruises Past UMass Lowell, 9-3
    March 23, 2014
    Baseball Cruises Past UMass Lowell, 9-3 WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Freshman Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) blasted a three-run homer and senior J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) collected three hits to lead the Brown baseball team over UMass-Lowell, 9-3, in Sunday’s non-conference matchup on the campus of William & Mary.
  • Baseball Splits Pair on Saturday
    March 22, 2014
    Baseball Splits Pair on Saturday WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Brown baseball team split a pair of games on Saturday as the Bears opened with an 8-2 win over UMass-Lowell, before falling to host William & Mary, 16-4, at Plumeri Park.
  • Baseball Edged at George Mason, 2-1
    March 16, 2014
    Baseball Edged at George Mason, 2-1 FAIRFAX, Va. – Freshman Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) limited George Mason to just one run over the first seven innings, but the Patriots broke an even game with the go-ahead run in the eighth and held on the rest of the way as the Brown baseball team fell to the Patriots, 2-1, in Sunday’s series finale at Spuhler Field.
  • Baseball Falls at George Mason, 5-2
    March 15, 2014
    Baseball Falls at George Mason, 5-2 FAIRFAX, Va. – Sophomore Kevin Guthrie (Sarasota, Fla.) led the way with three hits and the Bears made a late charge with a run in the ninth, but the Brown baseball team fell at George Mason, 5-2, Saturday afternoon at Spuhler Field.
  • Whitehill, Massey Lead Baseball Past George Mason, 6-3
    March 14, 2014
    Whitehill, Massey Lead Baseball Past George Mason, 6-3 FAIRFAX, Va. – Senior Lucas Whitehill (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) tossed seven scoreless innings and senior Daniel Massey (Greensboro, N.C.) drove in three runs as the Brown baseball team downed George Mason, 6-3, to open a three-game series Friday afternoon at Spuhler Field.
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