May 3, 2011
Women’s Basketball Recognizes Award Winners at Banquet
Providence, RI- The Brown University women’s basketball team celebrated their 2010-11 season with a banquet in which the student-athletes, coaches and special guests honored the team’s hard work and season accomplishments with the presentation of varsity letters and team wards at Ardeo restaurant in downtown Providence.
April 6, 2011
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
Providence, RI- The Ivy League released its winter list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
March 10, 2011
Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jean Marie Burr Video Interview
Providence, RI- Head women’s basketball coach Jean Marie Burr recently sat down with Brown Radio Network’s play-by-play commentator Mike Rubin to talk about the 2010-11 season. The Bears finished the season 10-18 overall with a 6-8 mark in Ivy League play to finish fourth in the league standings.
March 10, 2011
Dixon & Clarke Earn All-Ivy Basketball Honors
Providence, RI- Brown University sophomore guard Sheila Dixon was recently honored as a Second Team All-Ivy selection and freshman Lauren Clarke earned a spot on the league All-Rookie team after a vote by the Ivy League’s women’s basketball coaches.
March 5, 2011
Bears Earn Weekend Sweep with 65-55 Victory over Columbia in Final Game of 2010-11 Season
Providence, RI- Freshman Lauren Clarke and junior captain Aileen Daniels netted 15 points apiece to help lead the Brown University women’s basketball team to a 65-55 victory over Columbia on Saturday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Bears finished the 2010-11 season with a weekend sweep, and ended 10-18 overall with a 6-8 record in the Ivy League. The Bears snapped Columbia’s seven-game winning streak in the series, as the Lions dropped to 7-21 overall and 6-8 in the league.
March 4, 2011
Bears Host Cornell & Columbia in Final Games of 2010-11 Season
Providence, RI- The Brown women’s basketball team finishes up its 2010-11 schedule this weekend as it faces off against Cornell on Friday, March 4, and Columbia on Saturday, March 4. Live stats will be provided for both games and Dan Rubin will be calling the action for Brown Internet Radio. Video will also be available, for a fee, and you can receive updates on the Brown Athletics Twitter Page! Fans, don’t miss Head Coach Jean Marie Burr’s three-part video interview located on brownbears.com!
March 4, 2011
Bears Capture 60-55 Victory over Cornell
Providence, R.I. – Sophomore guard Sheila Dixon netted 17 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Brown women’s basketball team to a 60-55 victory over Cornell on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The win improved Brown to 9-18 overall and 5-8 in the Ivy League, while Cornell dropped to 6-21 with a 3-10 mark in the league.
February 28, 2011
Sheila Dixon Named Ivy League Player of the Week
Providence, RI- Sophomore guard Sheila Dixon (Schenectady, NY) earned her first career Ivy League Player of the Week honor after leading the Brown women’s basketball team to a thrilling 56-55 win over Dartmouth on Saturday night at Leede Arena. The win gave the Bears their first series sweep over the Big Green since the 1993-94 season.
February 26, 2011
Dixon’s Double-Double Leads Bears Past Dartmouth, 56-55
Hanover, NH- Sophomore guard Sheila Dixon posted a career-high 22 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead the Brown University women’s basketball team to a thrilling 56-55 victory over Dartmouth College on Saturday evening at Leede Arena. Brown improved its record to 8-18 and 4-8 in the Ivy League, while Dartmouth dropped to 7-18 and 3-8 in the league.
February 25, 2011
Bears Come up Short vs. Harvard; Fall 72-59
Cambridge, MA- The Brown women's basketball team came up short tonight, falling to Harvard University 72-59 at Lavietes Pavilion. Sophomore guard Victoria Lippert lit up for 20 points to improve the Crimson to 16-8 overall and 8-2 in the Ivy League. Sophomore guard Lindsay Nickel knocked in 15 points to lead the Bears offense, as Brown dropped to 7-16 overall and 3-8 in league play.
February 19, 2011
Tigers Topple Bears, 75-38
Princeton, NJ- Princeton’s Lauren Edwards netted 20 points to lead the Tigers to a 75-38 victory over Brown on Saturday evening at Jadwin Gym. The Bears were led by junior captain Hannah Passafuime’s nine points, while Brown dropped to 7-17 overall and 3-7 in the Ivy League. With the win, the first-place Tigers improved to 18-4 and 7-1 in the league.
February 18, 2011
Bears Fall to Quakers, 55-43
Philadelphia, PA- Alyssa Baron’s 24 points and six rebounds led the University of Pennsylvania Quakers to a 55-43 victory over the visiting Brown women’s basketball team on Friday night at The Palestra. The Quakers improved to 10-12 overall and evened their Ivy record to 4-4, while the Bears dropped to 7-16 overall and 3-6 in the league.
February 12, 2011
Bears Win Three Straight with 57-56 Victory over Harvard
Providence, RI- Sophomore guard Sheila Dixon netted 12 points and pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds to help lead the Brown women's basketball team to its third straight victory with a 57-56 win over first-place Harvard this evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The win over Harvard was Brown's first since its Ivy Championship season in 2005-06, and its first weekend sweep since that season as well. The Bears improved to 7-15 overall and are 3-5 in the Ivy League, while Harvard dropped to 13-8 overall and 5-2 in the league.
February 11, 2011
Check Out Video Interview with Women’s Basketball Coach Jean Marie Burr
Providence, RI- Brown women’s basketball coach Jean Marie Burr recently sat down with Mike Rubin from brownbears.com radio to talk about the Bears’ season, their first Ivy League win, and its upcoming WBCA Pink-Zone weekend!
February 11, 2011
Dartmouth & Harvard Visit Brown for WBCA Pink-Zone Weekend
Providence, RI- The Brown women’s basketball team (5-15, 1-5 Ivy) returns home to close out the first round of Ivy League play when it hosts Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend for its annual WBCA Pink-Zone weekend. Tonight, the Bears take on Dartmouth (5-14, 1-4) at 7 p.m., and all fans who wear PINK will get into the game FREE. The first 400 fans through the door will receive a megaphone and everyone will receive a breast cancer ribbon. The Bears then challenge Harvard (13-6, 5-0) at 7 p.m. tomorrow. Fans who wear pink will be eligible to win a prize pack from a Brown Athletics sponsor and the first 300 fans will receive a breast cancer awareness button.
February 11, 2011
Bears Earn 56-48 Ivy League Victory over Dartmouth
Providence, RI- Freshman Lauren Clarke scored a team-high 12 points and handed out a career-high six assists to help the Brown women’s basketball team to a 56-48 victory over the visiting Dartmouth Big Green tonight at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
February 5, 2011
Women’s Basketball Defeats Cornell 66-53; Earns First Ivy League Win
Ithaca, NY- Led by sophomore Hannah Passafuime's 15 points and eight rebounds, Brown earned its first Ivy League victory with a 66-53 win over Cornell University on Saturday night at Newman Arena. The Bears improve to 5-15 overall with a 1-5 mark in the Ivy League, as Cornell drops to 5-15 and 2-4.
February 4, 2011
Brown Women’s Hoops Falls to Columbia 72-49
New York, NY – Led by Melissa Shafer's 17 points, the Columbia University women's basketball team (4-15, 3-2 Ivy) rolled to a 72-49 victory over the visiting Brown University Bears on Friday night at Levien Gymnasium. Junior co-captain Aileen Daniels led the Bears in scoring tonight with 12 points and five rebounds, as Brown drops to 4-15 overall and fall to 0-5 in the Ivy League.
January 29, 2011
Quakers Topple Bears, 52-32
Providence, RI- The Brown University women’s basketball team fell to the University of Pennsylvania, 52-32, this evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Penn’s Alyssa Baron put up 13 points while Brianna Bradford netted 12 to lead the Quakers to its first Ivy League win improving to 7-10 overall with a 1-2 mark in the Ivy League. Brown sophomore guard Sheila Dixon led the Bears offense with 13 points and five rebounds as the Bears dropped to 4-14 and 0-4 in the league.
January 28, 2011
Women’s Hoops Battles Princeton & Penn
Providence, RI- The Brown University women’s basketball team (4-12, 0-2) enters its first full weekend of the Ivy League season and hosts Princeton University at 7 p.m. tonight followed by a 7 p.m. game against the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday. Come support the Bears tonight and help “Blitz the Pitz” and make Williams Court the toughest place to play in the Ivy League. There will be free admission to children under 12 and the first 500 fans will receive a free Brown athletics t-shirt!
January 28, 2011
Tigers Roar Past Bears, 70-48
Providence, RI- Led by Addie Micir’s 18 points, the Princeton University Tigers rolled to a 70-48 victory over the Brown women’s basketball team to extend its Ivy League win streak to 21 while improving its record to 13-3 overall and move to 2-0 in the league. Sophomore guard Lindsay Nickel led Brown’s offense with 11 points, while the team dropped to 4-13 overall and are now 0-3 in league play.
January 21, 2011
Brown Basketball and Special Olympics
The Brown men’s and women’s basketball teams and coaching staffs hosted a clinic for Rhode Island Special Olympics on Wednesday, January 19th, at the Olney Margolies Athletic Center. Over 150 special Olympians and an additional 50 guests took participated in the clinic. Brown players demonstrated the fundamentals of basketball, participated in drills with the Special Olympians that culminated in a dunk contest and scrimmages. After the event, the participants and student-athletes shared pizza and soft drinks, courtesy of Dominos Pizza.
January 21, 2011
Bulldogs Earn Series Sweep with 71-59 Win over Bears
Providence, RI- Yale sophomore Megan Vasquez netted a game-high 18 points and senior forward Mady Gobrecht earned a double-double with 16 points and 10 boards to lead the Bulldogs to a 71-59 victory over the Bears tonight at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Yale improved to 6-10 overall with a 2-0 mark in the Ivy League, while the Bears dropped to 4-12 and 0-2 in the league.
January 14, 2011
Yale Defeats Brown 66-54 In Ivy Opener
New Haven, CT- Yale’s Jana Graf scored 26 points, including six three pointers to lead the Bulldogs to a 66-54 victory over the visiting Brown University women’s basketball team tonight in the Ivy League opener. Sophomore guard Sheila Dixon led Brown with 21 points and four rebounds, as the Bears fall to 4-11 overall and now have a 0-1 mark in Ivy play.
January 14, 2011
Women’s Basketball Ivy Opener at Yale to be Televised Live on YES Network
Providence, RI- The Brown University women’s basketball team (4-10) will start its quest for an Ivy League championship at 7 p.m. on Friday night when it challenges the Yale University Bulldogs (4-10) in New Haven. The game will be televised on the YES Network, and live video and live stats will also be provided on Yalebulldogs.com.
January 6, 2011
Women’s Basketball Edged by NJIT, 63-61
Providence, RI- Junior co-captain Aileen Daniels scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down a career-high eight rebounds for the Bears tonight, but it wasn’t enough to overcome NJIT’s second half scoring outburst as the squad fell 63-61 at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Highlanders improved to 3-9 on the year while the Bears dropped to 4-10.
January 2, 2011
Women’s Basketball Drops Home Contest to Buffalo, 58-53
Providence, RI- Junior captain Hannah Passafuime (Soquel, CA) posted her first career double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds this afternoon at the Pizzitola Sports Center, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the University at Buffalo as the Bears fell 58-53 in their first game of 2011. Buffalo improved to 7-6 on the year while the Bears dropped to 4-9.
December 31, 2010
Bears Fall to American University in Hawk Holiday Classic Championship
West Long Branch, NJ- Sophomore Sheila Dixon netted 15 points to lead the Brown University women’s basketball team in scoring today, but it wasn’t enough to claim the Hawk Holiday Classic Championship at Monmouth this afternoon as they were defeated by American, 56-47. The loss dropped Brown to 4-8 overall, while American improved to 9-4.
December 30, 2010
Bears Defeat Monmouth 75-71 in First Day of Hawk Holiday Classic
West Long Branch, NJ- Junior forward Aileen Daniels (Waldwick, NJ) led the Bears with 15 points while four others scored in double figures to earn Brown a 75-71 victory over host Monmouth on Thursday afternoon. The win improves Brown to 4-7 on the year, while the Hawks drop to 8-3. Brown will now play the winner of the 4 p.m. game featuring American or Binghamton in the championship game at 2 p.m. tomorrow.
December 29, 2010
First Day of Hawk Holiday Classic Cancelled; Brown to play Monmouth Tomorrow
West Long Branch, NJ- The first day, Wednesday, December 29, of the Second Annual Hawk Holiday Classic presented by Staybridge Suites of Eatontown has been cancelled due to road closures around Monmouth University. Instead, Brown will challenge Monmouth tomorrow at 2:00 p.m.
December 13, 2010
Lauren Clarke Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Providence, RI- Freshman point guard Lauren Clarke (Colts Neck, NJ) had a monster game for the Brown women’s basketball team last Wednesday to earn her first Ivy League Rookie of the Week honor.
December 8, 2010
Rhode Island Outlasts Brown 71-69 in Double Overtime
Providence, RI- Freshman Lauren Clarke’s career-high 24 points and Aileen Daniels’ double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds wasn’t enough tonight as the Bears stumbled to a 71-69 double overtime loss to Rhode Island tonight at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
December 5, 2010
BROWN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL UPSETS FLORIDA GATORS 56-50
Providence, RI- In the final day of the Brown BEAR Basketball Classic, the Brown women's basketball team (3-6) earned a huge 56-50 victory over the visiting SEC's University of Florida (7-2) on Sunday afternoon at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Sophomore Sheila Dixon had a big game for Bruno, scoring 15 points and grabbing seven rebounds to lead the squad to victory. Dixon, sophomore Lindsay Nickel (Los Altos, CA) and junior Hannah Passafuime (Soquel, CA) were all awarded a spot on the All-Tournament Team after going 1-1 this weekend.
December 3, 2010
Providence Powers Past Bears in Brown BEAR Classic, 55-30
Providence, RI- The Big East proved to be too tough for the Bears tonight as the Providence women’s basketball team (5-4) defeated Brown (2-6) 55-30 at the Pizzitola Sports Center in the first day of the Brown BEAR Basketball Classic.
December 1, 2010
UMass Defeats Bears 77-55 at Mullins Center
Amherst, MA- The hot-shooting Minutewomen (1-6) were too much for the Brown women's basketball team (2-5) to handle, as the Bears fell 77-55 to UMass at the Mullins Center on Wednesday evening. Senior guard Cerie Mosgrove led the squad with 20 points, while sophomore forward Shakia Robinson put in 18 points.
November 28, 2010
Women’s Hoops Falls to UMBC, 75-55
New Rochelle, NY- UMBC's Michelle Kurowski poured in 25 points, while two others scored in double figures to help lead the Retrievers to a 75-55 victory over the Brown women's basketball game in the second game of the Iona Thanksgiving Tournament this afternoon. Sophomore Lindsay Nickel (Los Altos, CA) was named to the All-Tournament Team, after combining for 26 points, nine rebounds, and three steals in the two-day tournament. The Bears dropped to 2-4 on the year as UMBC improved to 2-5 on the year.
November 27, 2010
Bears Fall Short of Iona, 73-67, at Iona Thanksgiving Tournament
New Rochelle, NY- Sophomores Lindsay Nickel (Los Altos, CA) and Sheila Dixon (Schenectady, NY) netted 20 points apiece during Brown’s first game against host Iona at the Iona Thanksgiving Tournament, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Gaels falling 73-67 at the Hynes Center. Brown drops to 2-3 on the season, while Iona picked up its first win of the year to improve to 1-3.
November 25, 2010
Brown Athletics Launches Women’s Basketball Interactive Magazine
Providence, RI- Brown Athletics has launched the 2010-11 Brown Women’s Basketball Interactive Magazine, a bold initiative to present the women’s basketball team in a modern, interactive venue. Available on brownbears.com, the interactive magazine has taken the place of the media guide, which will no longer be produced due to NCAA and Ivy League regulations.
November 23, 2010
Bears Power Past Bryant, 57-49, in Home Opener
Providence, RI- Powered by Lauren Clarke’s 15 points, four assists and three steals, the Brown women’s basketball team earned a 57-49 home-opening victory over Bryant University on Tuesday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Bears improved to 2-2 on the year, while the Bulldogs dropped to 0-4.
November 20, 2010
Bears Topple New Hampshire 66-54; Earn First Win of 2010-11 Season
Durham, NH- Junior Hannah Passafuime (Soquel, CA) and sophomore Lindsay Nickel (Los Altos, CA) netted 14 points apiece to help lead the Brown women's basketball team to a 66-54 victory over host New Hampshire on Saturday night at Lundholm Gymnasium.
November 17, 2010
Second Half Run Falls Short; CCSU Tops Bears, 52-44
New Britain, CT- Sophomore Sheila Dixon (Schenectady, NY) earned her first collegiate double-double when she scored 10 points and brought down a career-high 10 rebounds and five steals to help a second-half effort by the Brown women’s basketball team that fell just short of Central Connecticut State University, 52-44.
November 12, 2010
Women’s Basketball Travels to Albany for Start of 2010-11 Season
Albany, NY- Head Coach Jean Marie Burr and the Brown women's basketball team will begin the 2010-11 season when the squad travels to Albany for a 5 p.m. game against the Great Danes this evening.
November 12, 2010
Bears Suffer Season Opening Loss to Albany, 64-54
Albany, NY- Albany’s Ebone Harris and Julie Forster each registered double-doubles to lead the Great Danes to a 64-54 season opening victory over Brown women’s basketball team (0-1) tonight at the SEFCU Arena. Junior captain Aileen Daniels (Waldwick,, NJ) led the Bears’ offense with 15 points, while rookie Sophie Beutel (Toronto, ON) cleaned up the boards bringing down a team-high 13 rebounds.
October 20, 2010
Brown Basketball FanFest This Friday Evening October 22
Brown Athletics invites all fans to the Brown Basketball FanFest this Friday evening, October 22 in the Pizzitola Sports Center. FanFest is a FREE event and a great way for fans to get a sneak peak of the 2010-11 Men's and Women's Basketball teams, interact with players, coaches, and fellow Bears' fans. All the festivities start at 7:30 p.m.
October 15, 2010
Womens Hoops Team Thrilled for 2010-2011 Season
Providence, RI- The Brown University women's basketball team is thrilled to start the 2010-2011 season tonight in its first team practice at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Head Coach Jean Marie Burr's squad will start the season with three away games, the first being on Nov. 12 at Albany, and will host Bryant University in its first of 13 home games this season on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
July 1, 2010
Womens Basketball Announces Class of 2014
Providence, RI- Brown University womens basketball coach Jean Marie Burr has recently announced six newcomers to join her 2010-2011 squad: Sophie Beutel (Toronto, ON), Lauren Clarke (Colts Neck, NJ), Jordin Juker (Boise ID), Jacqueline Schoninger (New York, NY), Maggie Smith (Liburn, GA) and Carly Wellington (Lake Oswego, OR).