Bears Drop 7-6 and 13-12 Decisions to the Crimson

April 28, 2003

Despite nine runs in the fourth inning in game two of a doubleheader with Harvard, the Bears fell in both games. Brown lost the first game 7-6 and the Crimson completed the sweep with a 13-12 victory in game two.

Harvard went into the seventh and final inning leading 7-4, when junior Bobby Deeb (West St. Paul, MN) and freshman Cameron Johnson (Berkeley, CA) hit back to back homers to put the Bears down by just one. Brown failed to tally anymore runs and dropped game one 7-6. Deeb was 2-3 with two runs scored and one run batted in.

Junior Matt Kutler (Omaha, NE) was 3-4 with two runs batted in, and one run scored as sophomore Cameron Mitchell (Apex, NC) had one hit, one run batted in, and scored one run. .

Sophomore Chris Davidson (Wolfeville, Nova Scotia) pitched in four plus innings in game one before junior Harris Frankel (Marietta, GA) came in at relief to finish the game.

The Bears then went down 11-1 after three and a half innings in game two. In the bottom of the fourth Brown scored nine runs, including two by Kutler who had two doubles in the game.

Deeb and freshman Paul Christian (Chapel Hill, NC) each scored two runs for the Bears. Christian batted two runners in on two doubles. Johnson was 2-5 with three runners batted in and one run scored.

Five different Brown Bears saw action on the mound, starting with junior Sam Jennings (New Ashford, MA). Senior Justin Lebowitz (Aberdenn, NJ) and Cameron Johnson both saw time as freshman Shaun McNamara (Worcester, MA) pitched in six innings and struck-out ten batters. Senior Dan Spring (Washington, DC) pitched the final innings of the game.

The Bears are now 14-26-1 overall and 5-11 in the Ivy League. Brown will host Sacred Heart on Wednesday, April 30 in a doubleheader starting at 2:00 p.m. The Bears will then host Yale in a doubleheader on Friday May 2nd, and travel to Yale for a doubleheader on the 3rd.