2013-14 Women's Basketball News

May 21, 2014
Watch Live: Sarah Behn's Introductory Press Conference at 11 a.m.
Tune into BrownBears.TV beginning at 11 a.m.

May 20, 2014
Brown To Name Sarah Behn Head Women’s Basketball Coach At Wednesday Press Conference
Brown Athletics has scheduled a press conference on Wednesday, May 21 to announce that Sarah Behn will be named the ninth head women’s basketball coach in team history. The press conference will take place in the Nelson Fitness Center beginning at 11 a.m.

April 23, 2014
Seven Players Honored at Women's Basketball's Annual Team Banquet
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s basketball team recognized seven student-athletes for their contributions to the program in the team’s annual awards banquet on Tuesday at the Brown Faculty Club.

March 13, 2014
Clarke, Bikofsky Earn All-Ivy Accolades
PRINCETON, N.J. – For the second consecutive season, Brown guard Lauren Clarke (Colts Neck, N.J.) earned Second Team All-Ivy recognition while junior Sophie Bikofsky (Newton, Mass.) garnered Honorable Mention All-Ivy honors for the first time in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Thursday.

March 10, 2014
Jean Burr Announces Retirement As Brown Women’s Basketball Coach
Jean Marie Burr, the head women’s basketball coach at Brown for the last 26 years, has announced her retirement as coach of the Bears. Burr is the winningest women’s basketball coach in Brown history with over 300 career wins.

March 8, 2014
Women's Basketball Falls to Harvard in Season Finale, 87-67
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A sizzling shooting performance from the Harvard Crimson (21-7, 11-3) in the first half left the Brown women’s basketball team with no margin for error in an 87-67 Harvard victory at Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday night.

March 7, 2014
Women's Basketball Grinds Out 46-43 Win at Dartmouth
HANOVER, N.H. – Lauren Clarke’s crucial free throws in the final minute helped the Brown women’s basketball team hold off a furious Dartmouth rally and score a hard-fought 46-43 win at Leede Arena on Friday night.

March 6, 2014
Women's Basketball Concludes Regular Season at Dartmouth and Harvard
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After a 61-58 upset victory over Princeton on Senior Night, the Brown women’s basketball team concludes its 2013-14 regular season slate with road games at Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend.

March 1, 2014
Women's Basketball Stuns Princeton, 61-58
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In their final home game, the Brown women’s basketball team (9-17, 3-9 Ivy) got 24 points from Lauren Clarke and 12 points from Sophie Beutel in a 61-58 upset victory over Princeton (18-7, 9-2 Ivy).

March 1, 2014
Brown Downs Princeton, 61-58
The Bears roared past the Tigers on Saturday night, celebrating their seniors and sending them off in style 61-58. #GoBruno

February 28, 2014
Women's Basketball Tripped Up by Penn, 70-54
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Carly Wellington netted 15 points and six rebounds but Sydney Stipanovich’s double-double paced the Penn Quakers (18-6, 8-2 Ivy) to a 70-54 victory over the Brown women’s basketball team (8-17, 2-9 Ivy) on Friday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 27, 2014
Women's Basketball Concludes Home Slate Against Penn and Princeton
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s basketball team concludes its 2013-14 home schedule with games against top Ivy League teams, Penn and Princeton, this weekend at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 26, 2014
The Jean Marie Burr Show - Senior Celebration
Coach Burr speaks about each senior and their accomplishments on the court and in the classroom. #GoBruno

February 25, 2014
Jean Marie Burr Show - Penn & Princeton Preview
Head Coach Burr sat down to preview this weekend's Women's Basketball home stand against Penn and Princeton, including who she'll look to as the Bears head into the home stretch of Ivy play.

February 22, 2014
Women's Basketball Tripped Up By Cornell, 78-53
Ellise Sharpe and Natalie Ball combined to give the Bears 21 points off the bench on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as the Brown women’s basketball team (8-16, 2-8 Ivy) fell to Cornell (13-11, 5-5 Ivy) 78-53 on Saturday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 21, 2014
Columbia Outlasts Women's Basketball, 66-59
Miwa Tachibana’s 20 points, including five treys, helped pace the Columbia Lions (6-17, 3-6 Ivy) to a 66-59 win over the Brown women’s basketball team (8-15, 2-7 Ivy) on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 20, 2014
Women's Basketball Opens Four-Game Home Stand Against Columbia and Cornell
The Brown women’s basketball team returns home to the friendly confines of the Pizzitola Sports Center this weekend as they play host to Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday to open a four-game home stand.

February 20, 2014
Clarke Selected For WBCA "So You Want To Be A Coach" Program
Brown women’s basketball co-captain, Lauren Clarke, was named to the 2014 class of the WBCA “So You Want To Be A Coach” program as announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

February 15, 2014
Women's Basketball Clipped by Penn, 78-51
Despite outscoring Penn in the second half, the Brown women’s basketball team (8-14, 2-6 Ivy) couldn’t rally from an early deficit as they dropped a 78-51 decision to the Quakers at the Palestra on Saturday night.

February 14, 2014
Women's Basketball Falls Short at Princeton, 81-70
Blake Dietrick’s 27 points powered the Princeton Tigers (14-6, 5-1 Ivy) to a 81-70 victory over the Brown women’s basketball team (8-13, 2-5 Ivy) at Jadwin Gymnasium on Friday.

February 13, 2014
Women's Basketball Visits Princeton and Penn in Ivy League Doubleheader this Weekend
After splitting last weekend’s home Ivy League slate, the Brown women’s basketball team embarks on a two-game trip to visit to league rivals, Princeton and Penn this weekend.

February 12, 2014
Women's Basketball Announces Elite Camp Dates
The Brown women’s basketball program has announced the dates for the 2014 Women’s Basketball Elite Camp set to take place at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 8, 2014
Offensive Surge Leads Women's Basketball Over Dartmouth, 71-55
After falling to Harvard on Friday night, the Brown women’s basketball team (8-12, 2-4 Ivy) rebounded to gain a weekend Ivy League split with a 71-55 triumph over Dartmouth (3-17, 0-6 Ivy) on Saturday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 7, 2014
Women's Basketball Outlasted By Harvard, 91-71
The Harvard Crimson registered four players in double figures on Friday night en route to a 91-71 victory over the Brown women’s basketball team at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 6, 2014
Women's Basketball Entertains Harvard and Dartmouth This Weekend
Fresh off its first Ivy win of the season, the Brown women’s basketball team returns home for contests against Harvard on Friday and Dartmouth on Saturday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

February 1, 2014
Beutel and Clarke Lead Women's Basketball to 79-57 Triumph Over Columbia
Paced by Sophie Beutel’s career-high 11 points and Lauren Clarke’s 23 points, the Brown women’s basketball team (7-11, 1-3 Ivy) snapped a four-game losing skid with a 79-57 win over Columbia (4-14, 1-3 Ivy) on Saturday night.

January 31, 2014
Women's Basketball's Gritty Effort Falls Short at Cornell, 80-70
A gritty effort from the Brown women’s basketball team wasn’t enough on Friday night as the Bears (6-11, 0-3 Ivy) dropped a hard-fought 80-70 decision to Cornell (10-7, 2-1 Ivy) at Newman Arena.

January 30, 2014
Women's Basketball Hits the Road to Battle Cornell and Columbia
Despite beginning league play at 0-2, the Brown women’s basketball team can reach the .500 mark in Ivy play this weekend as they continue its three-game road trip with visits to Cornell and Columbia.

January 30, 2014
Clarke Garners Capital One Academic All-District First Team Accolades
Senior co-captain Lauren Clarke (Colts Neck, N.J.) was named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team in an announcement made by CoSIDA on Thursday.

January 24, 2014
Yale Outlasts Women's Basketball, 73-52
The Yale Bulldogs got 28 points combined from Sarah Halejian and Lena Munzer en route to a 73-52 win over Brown on Friday at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.

January 23, 2014
Women's Basketball Seeks Split at Yale on Friday
After dropping its Ivy League opener to Yale last Friday, the Brown women’s basketball team looks to gain a split in its season series against the Bulldogs on Friday night in New Haven.

January 17, 2014
Women's Basketball Drops Ivy League Opener to Yale, 70-53
Emmy Allen recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds as the visiting Yale Bulldogs (7-8, 1-0 Ivy) left the Pizzitola Sports Center with a 70-53 triumph over the Brown women’s basketball team (6-9, 0-1 Ivy) on Friday night.

January 16, 2014
Women's Basketball Hosts Yale in Ivy League Opener on Friday
The Brown women’s basketball team opens up its 2013-14 Ivy League slate with the front-end of a home-and-home set against Yale on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

January 11, 2014
Comeback Bid Falls Short as Women's Basketball is Edged by NJIT, 48-43
Martina Matejcikova’s trey with 1:45 to play cut a Brown comeback bid short as the NJIT Highlanders held off the Bears, 48-43 at the Estelle Zoom and Fleisher Athletic Center on Saturday.

January 9, 2014
Women's Basketball Battles NJIT on Saturday (2 PM)
After snapping a three-game losing streak with a 61-51 win over Vermont on Monday, the Brown women’s basketball team concludes its non-conference schedule with a road tilt at NJIT on Saturday afternoon.

January 6, 2014
Bears Edge Vermont in Monday Matinee, 61-51
Led by Lauren Clarke’s 17 points, the Brown women’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak on Monday with a 61-51 win over Vermont.

January 3, 2014
UNH Outlasts Women's Basketball in Overtime, 77-74
Kristen Anderson’s 30 points paced the New Hampshire Wildcats (5-7) to a 77-74 overtime victory over Brown (5-7) at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Friday night.

January 2, 2014
Women's Basketball Returns Home to Battle New Hampshire and Vermont
After dropping both games in the Georgia Tech Holiday Invitational last weekend, the Brown women’s basketball team looks to reach the .500 mark on Friday against New Hampshire. The Bears will also play host to the Vermont Catamounts on Monday for a special 11:30 a.m. tipoff on the annual “What I Want To Be Day”.

December 30, 2013
Women's Basketball Edged by Alabama State in Overtime, 82-81
Lauren Clarke’s buzzer-beater sent the game to overtime, but it wasn’t enough as Brown suffered an 82-81 loss to Alabama State on Monday at McCamish Pavilion.

December 29, 2013
Bears Fall to Hampton at the Georgia Tech Christmas Invitational, 71-50
The Brown women’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with 2013 NCAA Tournament participant, Hampton, before the Pirates pulled away with a second half surge to down the Bears, 71-50 at the Georgia Tech Christmas Invitational on Sunday.

December 27, 2013
Women's Basketball Heads South for the Georgia Tech Christmas Invitational
Following a split of the Brown Classic, the Brown women’s basketball team returns from its three-week hiatus at the Georgia Tech Christmas Invitational this weekend.

December 8, 2013
Clarke Reaches 1,000-Point Mark; Women's Basketball Outlasts Morgan State, 63-53
The Brown women’s basketball program can add another chapter to the record books, as co-captain as Lauren Clarke (Colts Neck, N.J.) reached the 1,000-point milestone in Brown’s 63-53 win over Morgan State in the final game of the Brown Classic on Sunday.

December 7, 2013
Late Free Throw Edges Women's Basketball, 60-59 in Day One of the Brown Classic
Lauren Clarke (Colts Neck, N.J.) led the Brown women’s basketball team with 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting, but it wasn’t enough as Maine converted on a late free throw to edge the Bears, 60-59 in day one of the Brown Classic.

December 6, 2013
Women's Basketball Hosts the Brown Classic This Weekend
Coming off of a 10-point triumph over in-state rival, Rhode Island, on Wednesday, the Brown women’s basketball team will host the Brown Classic at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday and Sunday. Brown will be joined in the two-day tournament by the University of Maine, Fairfield University, and Morgan State University.

December 4, 2013
Bikofsky's Career-High 28 Points Lifts Women's Basketball Over URI, 66-56
Led by junior Sophie Bikofsky’s career-high 28 points, the Brown women’s basketball team outlasted in-state rival, Rhode Island, 66-56 at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Wednesday night.

December 3, 2013
Women's Basketball Battles Rhode Island on Wednesday (7 PM)
After splitting the two-game set at the Navy Classic last weekend, including a record-setting performance on Saturday, the Brown women’s basketball team returns home for the first time in over a month to battle Rhode Island on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

November 30, 2013
Women's Basketball Overwhelms UMBC 92-53; Sets Team Record in Three Pointers
The Brown women’s basketball team set a team record for three-point field goals and scored the most points since 1982 en route to a 92-53 triumph over UMBC in day two of the Navy Classic on Saturday.

November 29, 2013
Women's Basketball Falls to Navy, 81-61 in Day One of the Navy Classic
Despite erasing double-digit second half deficits the previous two games, the Brown women’s basketball team couldn’t find its shooting stroke as they dropped a 81-61 decision to Navy at Alumni Hall on Friday night.

November 27, 2013
Women's Basketball Heads to Annapolis for the Navy Classic
The Brown women’s basketball team looks to rebound off the heels of a 67-65 heartbreaking loss at Army last Saturday. The Bears’ five-game road trip concludes at the Navy Classic against host Navy on Friday and UMBC on Saturday at Alumni Hall.

November 27, 2013
Sophie Bikofsky Previews WBB Match-Up Against Navy
Bikofsky sits down with BrownBearsTV to talk Ivy Player of the Week honors and the team's trip to Annapolis.

November 23, 2013
Women's Basketball's Comeback Falls Short at Army, 67-65
Despite closing the game on a 29-12 run, the Brown women’s basketball team’s comeback bid fell just short in a 67-65 defeat at Army on Saturday.

November 22, 2013
Women's Basketball Continues Road Trip at Army on Saturday
The Brown women’s basketball team, fresh off a thrilling 66-61 comeback win over Bryant, travel to West Point to take on the 3-1 Black Knights on Saturday at Christl Arena.

November 20, 2013
Women's Basketball Rallies in the Second Half to Upend Bryant, 66-61
Senior co-captain Lauren Clarke’s (Colts Neck, N.J.) career-high 27 points, including 17 in the second half, rallied the Brown women’s basketball team to a thrilling 66-61 win over in-state rival, Bryant, on Wednesday at the Chace Athletic Center.

November 19, 2013
Women's Basketball Battles Bryant on Wednesday (7 PM)
Coming off its first victory of the season, a 64-52 triumph at Saint Peter’s, the Brown women’s basketball team sets its sights on Ocean State rival, Bryant, on Wednesday at the Chace Athletic Center.

November 18, 2013
2013-14 Men's Hockey, Men's & Women's Basketball Wallpapers Released
Brown Athletics is excited to announce that 2013-14 men's basketball, women's basketball and men's hockey schedule wallpapers are now available for download on BrownBears.com

November 18, 2013
Bikofsky Tabbed as Ivy League Co-Player of the Week
After her career-high, 23-point performance against Saint Peter’s on Saturday, junior guard Sophie Bikofsky (Newton, Mass.) earned Ivy League Co-Player of the Week honors in an announcement made by the league on Monday.

November 16, 2013
Bikofsky's Career-High 23 Points Leads Women's Basketball Over Saint Peter's, 64-52
Sophie Bikofsky’s (Newton, Mass.) career-high 23 points proved to be the difference as the Brown women’s basketball team evened its record at 1-1 with a 64-52 win over Saint Peter’s on Saturday at the Yanitelli Center.

November 14, 2013
Women's Basketball Clashes with Saint Peter's on Saturday (2 PM)
After a heartbreaking 70-69 loss to Lafayette in the season opener on Sunday, the Brown women’s basketball team aims for the win column on Saturday at Saint Peter’s (2 p.m.).

November 10, 2013
Women's Basketball Falls Late to Lafayette, 70-69
Emily Homan’s layup with 24 seconds to play propelled Lafayette to a 70-69 win over the Brown women’s basketball team at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Sunday. The Leopards improved to 2-0 this season while the Bears fell to 0-1.

November 8, 2013
Women's Basketball Tips Off 2013-14 Season Against Lafayette on Sunday (1 PM)
The Brown women’s basketball team opens up its 40th season on Sunday versus Lafayette as part of a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m.

November 7, 2013
Women's Basketball Participates in Youth Clinics
The Brown women’s basketball team recently participated in local youth clinics to demonstrate fundamental basketball skills and offer advice on sportsmanship.

November 4, 2013
Women's Basketball Honors Returning Champions
Members of Brown women’s basketball’s Ivy League Championship teams of the past gathered at an alumnae reception held at the Brown University Sports Foundation tent prior to Saturday’s football game.

October 29, 2013
Women's Basketball Announces 2013-14 Schedule
A 28-game slate, including six postseason participants from 2012-13, highlight Brown women’s basketball’s 2013-14 regular season schedule in an announcement made by Head Coach Jean Marie Burr. The Bears will welcome 11 opponents to the friendly confines of Williams Court.

October 24, 2013
Women's Basketball Tabbed Seventh in Ivy League Preseason Poll
The Brown women’s basketball team finished seventh in the 2013-14 Ivy League Preseason Media Poll in an announcement made by the league on Thursday. The Bears amassed 45 points in the poll, finishing ahead of eighth place Columbia (21 points).

October 22, 2013
Brown Men's and Women's Basketball Single Game Tickets On Sale Now!
2013-14 Brown University men’s and women’s basketball single game tickets are on sale now.

August 1, 2013
Brown Student-Athletes Excel at Maccabiah Games
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Nine Brown University student-athletes from five different programs recently competed at the 19th Maccabiah Games, as the best Jewish athletes in the world gathered in Israel from July 17-30 for top-level competition.

July 18, 2013
Women’s Basketball Ranked Ninth in WBCA Academic Top 25
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown University women’s basketball team was recognized for its outstanding performance in the classroom during the 2012-13 season, earning a spot on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Top 25 Team Honor Roll, announced Thursday.

July 9, 2013
Greene Joins Women’s Basketball Staff
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown University women's basketball coach Jean Marie Burr has announced the addition of assistant coach Katie Greene to her coaching staff. Greene, who is the winningest coach in school history at Newbury College, will work primarily with the post players at Brown.