2014-15 Brown Women's Basketball News

  • Brown Athletics Honors 2015 Award Winners at Seventh Annual Senior Celebration
    May 18, 2015
    Brown University athletics held its Seventh Annual Senior Celebration and Awards Luncheon at the Providence Biltmore on Monday, May 18, 2015. Over 275 student-athletes, coaches, staff and distinguished guests attended the event to celebrate another year of success in competition, in the classroom and in the community. President Christina Paxson and Director of Athletics Jack Hayes each took the opportunity to address the room and acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of the class of 2015.
  • Women's Basketball Announces Team Awards, Names 2015-16 Captains At Annual Banquet
    April 09, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s basketball team recognized five student-athletes for their contributions to the program and announced the 2015-16 captains during the team’s annual awards banquet on March 31.
  • Women's Basketball Raises Money For The Tomorrow Fund
    April 09, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s basketball team put in hard work on and off the court this past season, but the team’s work with the Tomorrow Fund has helped raise over $7,700 to help children with cancer and their families.
  • Alexander and Bikofsky Earn All-Ivy Accolades
    March 13, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Junior Jordin Alexander and senior captain Sophie Bikofsky earned 2014-15 All-Ivy honors in an announcement made by the Ivy League office on Friday.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls to Harvard in Season Finale, 76-69
    March 07, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A second half surge, led by Temi Fagbenle’s 16 points and 18 rebounds, powered the Harvard Crimson to a 76-69 win over the Brown women’s basketball team on Senior Night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Women's Basketball Senior Salute
    March 07, 2015
    Prior to tipping off against Harvard on Saturday evening, Brown Women's Basketball honored their three seniors for all their time and dedication to Brown Athletics. Congrats & many thanks to Christine Rush, Nelly Weledji & Sophie Bikofsky for all their efforts!
  • Women’s Basketball Dropped by Dartmouth, 71-53
    March 06, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Tia Dawson’s double-double paced the Dartmouth Big Green to a 71-53 win over the Brown women’s basketball team on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Wraps Up 2014-15 Against Dartmouth and Harvard
    March 04, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s basketball team looks to finish the 2014-15 season in the upper half of the Ivy League standings if they can score victories over Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend.
  • This Week in Brown Athletics (March 2-8, 2015)
    March 02, 2015
    Brown Bears winter sports are winding down this weekend, while spring sports are in full swing...
  • Alexander Nets 25 Points, Women’s Basketball Toppled by #14 Princeton, 79-67
    February 28, 2015
    PRINCETON, N.J. – Jordin Alexander (Fishers, Ind.) deposited a game high 25 points and Sophie Bikofsky (Newton, Mass.) scored her 1,000th career point, but the No. 14 Princeton Tigers remained undefeated with a 79-67 win over the Brown women’s basketball team on Saturday night.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls at Penn, 75-58
    February 27, 2015
    PHILADELPHIA – Four Penn Quakers each scored in double figures en route to a 75-58 win over the Brown women’s basketball team on Friday night at the historic Palestra.
  • Women’s Basketball Takes Aim at Penn and #14 Princeton
    February 25, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After a weekend split at Columbia and Cornell, the Brown women’s basketball team concludes its four-game road swing at Penn and #14 Princeton this weekend.
  • Women's Basketball Sinks Cornell, 58-51
    February 21, 2015
    ITHACA, N.Y. – Natalie Ball (Orlando, Fla.) netted 14 points and the Brown women’s basketball team recorded 10 players in the scoring column in a 58-51 victory over Cornell at Newman Arena on Saturday night.
  • Women's Basketball Takes Down Big Red, 58-51
    February 21, 2015
    Natalie Ball (Orlando, Fla.) netted 14 points and the Brown women’s basketball team recorded 10 players in the scoring column in a 58-51 victory over Cornell at Newman Arena on Saturday night
  • Women's Basketball Downed By Columbia, 83-74
    February 20, 2015
    NEW YORK – Devon Roeper’s 27 points paced the Columbia Lions to a 83-74 win over the Brown women’s basketball team on Friday night at Levien Gym.
  • Women's Basketball Opens Four Game Road Trip at Columbia and Cornell
    February 18, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women’s basketball team looks to get back in the win column this weekend with Ivy road tilts at Columbia and Cornell. Both games will be streamed live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Alexander Nets 31 Points, Women’s Basketball Ousted By Penn, 83-75
    February 14, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jordin Alexander’s (Fishers, Ind.) career high 31 points fueled a furious rally, but the Brown women’s basketball team fell short to Penn, 83-75, on Saturday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Toppled By #16/18 Princeton, 86-58
    February 13, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A balanced attack led by six players scoring in double figures paced the #16/18 Princeton Tigers to an 86-58 win over the Brown women’s basketball team at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Friday night.
  • Women's Basketball Plays Host to #16/18 Princeton and Penn
    February 12, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A two-game road sweep over Harvard and Dartmouth last weekend has the Brown women’s basketball team poised to host undefeated No. 16/18 Princeton on Friday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • This Week In Brown Athletics (Feb 9 - Feb 15, 2015)
    February 09, 2015
    This week will present a number of opportunities to see Brown University’s varsity teams in action...
  • Sharpe Earns Ivy League Co-Player of the Week Honors
    February 09, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After starting her third consecutive game, Ellise Sharpe of the Brown women’s basketball team has been named as Ivy League Co-Player of the Week in an announcement made by the league office on Monday.
  • Women’s Basketball Grinds Out 50-47 Win Over Dartmouth
    February 07, 2015
    HANOVER, N.H. – The Brown women’s basketball team held off a furious Dartmouth rally in the final minutes to secure a 50-47 win over the Big Green at Leede Arena on Saturday night.
  • Women's Basketball Grinds Out a Win at Dartmouth, 50-47
    February 07, 2015
    Ellise Sharpe (Tipp City, Ohio) posted 19 points for the third consecutive game, all starts for the junior guard, while she and teammate Sophie Bikofsky (Newton, Mass.) each recorded five steals. Bikofsky finished the night with nine points and career high three blocks.
  • Women's Basketball Takes Down Harvard, 83-80
    February 06, 2015
    Sophie Bikofsky (Newton, Mass.) set a program record for career three-point field goals and Ellise Sharpe (Tipp City, Ohio) posted 19 points in a thrilling Brown women's basketball 83-80 triumph over Harvard at Lavietes Pavilion on Friday.
  • Bikofsky Sets Brown Record, Women’s Basketball Knocks Off Harvard, 83-80
    February 06, 2015
    BOSTON – Sophie Bikofsky (Newton, Mass.) set a program record for career three-point field goals and Ellise Sharpe (Tipp City, Ohio) posted 19 points in a thrilling Brown women’s basketball 83-80 triumph over Harvard at Lavietes Pavilion on Friday.
  • Women's Basketball Visits Harvard (Fri.) and Dartmouth (Sat.) in Key Ivy Contests
    February 05, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After scoring its first Ivy win of the season last Saturday against Columbia, the Brown women’s basketball team hits the road this weekend with contests at Harvard (Fri.) and Dartmouth (Sat.).
  • Bikofsky Earns Capital One Academic All-District Honors
    February 05, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown women’s basketball captain Sophie Bikofsky was named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District team in an announcement made by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.
  • Three Bears Post Career Highs As Women’s Basketball Topples Columbia, 85-76
    January 31, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Ellise Sharpe, Kennedy Martin, and Megan Reilly all recorded career highs in points and Sophie Bikofsky netted 23 points as the Brown women’s basketball team scored its first Ivy win the season, 85-76, over Columbia on Saturday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Women's Basketball Takes Down Columbia, 85-76
    January 31, 2015
    Brown Women's Basketball picked up their first Ivy win on Saturday night, defeating the Columbia Lions, 85-76. Junior guard Ellise Sharpe had a career high 19 points, adding 4 steals and 3 assists on the night.
  • Cornell Downs Women’s Basketball, 65-52
    January 30, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Nia Marshall and Nicholle Aston each posted double-doubles as the Cornell Big Red raced past the Brown women’s basketball team, 65-52, on Friday at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
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