September 22, 2002

Crew Named Yale Classic's Most Valuable Player

Sept. 22, 2002

New Haven, CT - Brown junior Adom Crew (Columbia, MD) was named the MVP of the Yale Classic on Sunday, Sept. 22. Crew helped lead the Bears to the tournament title, scoring five of the Bears eight goals in two games for a total of ten points. Brown defeated Alabama 3-1 on Friday and Vanderbilt 5-1 on Sunday.

The co-captain scored all three goals in the teams win over Alabama A&M Friday evening, for the first hat trick of his collegiate career.

Crew scored his first goal at 17:37 on a left-footed volley off his chest to put the Bears up 1-0. He picked up his second goal of the night three minutes into the second half. To give the Bears a 3-0 lead, Crew blasted a shot over Bulldogs goalie Andrew Jjombwe head at 66:45. Crew scored two goals in Brown's win over Vanderbilt on Sunday, including the game-winner. He flipped the ball past Vanderbilt's goalie to give the Bears the lead in the opening minute of the second half.

In the 60th minute of the game, freshman Ibrahim Diane served the ball to Crew on the far post for the Bears third goal of the day. His five goals in just four games this season surpasses his entire 2001 output of three goals in 16 games. He currently leads Brown with five goals and 11 points.