Jan. 2, 2005
After starting off the season in record fashion (the Bears 6-1 start was the best start ever in Brown women's basketball history), Brown finds itself in a slump entering its game against Sacred Heart Monday night. In the midst of a six-game road swing, the Bears have lost their last three contests and are looking to pick up their first win of the new year. Sacred Heart is currently 3-6 on the season.
Prior to a three-week hiatus, Brown fell to Army, 79-72, back on Dec. 7. Looking to capture their third tournament title of the season, the team headed down to Miami, FL to take part in the Florida International Sun & Fun Classic. In a tight battle that was decided in the wanning minutes of the game, Brown fell to Dayton, 63-51, in the opening round of the tournament. Turnovers and poor shooting plagued the Bears in the consolation match the next day against Stony Brook as the team suffered its worse loss of the season, 70-54.
The Bears will be without the play of junior guard Colleen Kelly, who is out indefinetely with an injury that occured in the first half of the Stony Brook game. She was averaging 13.6 points per game along with 4.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.2 steals.
Senior center Holly Robertson continues to lead the Bears with 15.0 ppg and 9.1 rpg. Junior guard Sarah Hayes was a bright spot for Brown at the FIU Tourney. In game one she recorded team-highs of 15 points and nine rebounds while in game two she notched her first double-double of the season with 17 points and ten rebounds. For her play she was selected to the All-Tournament Team.