March 16, 2009

Nunn Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week

March 16, 2009

PROVIDENCE, RI - Brown senior attacker Jesse Nunn (Worton, MD) has been named the Ivy League's Offensive Player of the Week after helping the Bears to a 12-8 win over Harvard, their first over the Crimson since 2004.

Nunn led the Bears with a game-high five points, contributing four goals, including the game-winner, and an assist. She also had three ground balls, one draw control, and one caused turnover in the win. After missing the previous two games with an injury, Nunn helped Brown jump out to a 4-0 lead, scoring the first goal of the game just 1:11 in. After Harvard made it a 4-1 game 9:21 in, Nunn scored two of the next three goals to give Brown a 7-1 lead with just under 10 minutes left in the first half. Her final goal was critical, giving Brown a 9-7 lead just 1:17 after Harvard had made the score 8-7 early in the second half. The Crimson would score once more, but Nunn helped to assure Brown's win, assisting the middle goal in a three-goal Bears' run to close the game.

Despite missing the previous two games due to injury, Nunn is still the team's leading scorer, contributing 12 points (10g, 2a), four more than the next-highest scorer on the team. The Bears return to action this Saturday, March 21, when they travel to Storrs, CT for non-league game against UConn.