• Women’s Soccer Announces 2009 Award Recipients
    May 24, 2010
    The Brown women’s soccer team held its annual season-ending banquet, and five different individuals were honored with team awards. Senior captain Melissa Kim (Bethesda, MD) earned the Ridgely MVP Award, while classmate and fellow captain Bridget Ballard (Los Angeles, CA) was awarded the Sarah Nicholson Memorial Award. Senior Steffi Yellin (Savannah, GA) and junior Katie Gannett (Chicago, IL) were co-recipients of the Margeson Team Spirit Award, while junior Gina Walker (Canyon Country, CA) earned the Dobson-Kay Coaches’ Award.
  • Unity Through Sport
    January 20, 2010
    After Katie Gannett ’11 graduated from the Groton School in Groton, Mass., she deferred on attending college right away, opting instead to travel in Central America and—upon her return to the U.S.—work for Results, a non-profit organization whose mission is to end poverty by empowering individuals to exercise their power for change.
  • Fall Academic All-Ivy Honorees Announced
    December 10, 2009
    The Ivy League released its fall list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with ten 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.
  • Kim Named Second Team All-NEWISA
    December 10, 2009
    Brown University senior Melissa Kim (Bethesda, MD) was named 2009 Second Team All-NEWISA (New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association).
  • Three Brown Women's Soccer Players Named All-Ivy
    November 12, 2009
    Brown University seniors Bridget Ballard (Los Angeles, CA) and Melissa Kim (Bethesda, MD), and sophomore Allison Kagawa (Mililani, HI) have been named to the 2009 All-Ivy Women's Soccer Team as selected by the League's eight head coaches. Ballard was named to the First Team, while Kim earned Second Team honors. Kagawa was recognized as an Honorable Mention All-Ivy selection.
  • Yale Defeats Women's Soccer, 1-0, in Season Finale
    November 07, 2009
    Becky Brown scored the only goal of the game at 11:22 of the first half to lead the Yale women's soccer team (10-6-0, 5-2-0) to a 1-0 victory over the Bears (5-9-1, 2-5-0) on a cold night at Reese Stadium.
  • Ballard and Kim Named CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District
    November 02, 2009
    Brown senior co-captains Bridget Ballard (Los Angeles, CA) and Melissa Kim (Bethesda, MD) have been named CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District in women's soccer. A back, Ballard earned a spot on the First Team, after earning Second Team honors in 2008, while Kim is making her first appearance on the team, earning Third Team honors. As a First Team selection, Ballard's nomination will now be forwarded on to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration. The team is selected by voting members of the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA).
  • Penn Steals 1-0 Victory Over Brown in Defensive Struggle
    October 31, 2009
    Defense ruled the day on a blustery Senior Day afternoon at Stevenson Field, as both teams struggled to pass the ball in the wind, but Penn managed to net a late goal to come away with a 1-0 win despite being outshot 16-8. Seniors Brenna Hogue and Steffi Yellin combined to hold a shutout for 79 minutes before the Quakers got on the board, making three saves between them. With the loss, Brown drops to 5-8-1 on the season, with a 2-4-0 league record, while Penn improves to 9-4-2 overall and 3-3-0 in the Ivy League.
  • Stone's Goal in Final Minutes Lifts Women's Soccer to 1-0 Victory at Cornell
    October 25, 2009
    Junior Sylvia Stone (Bronx, NY) scored the game-winning goal with 5:24 remaining in the game to lift the Brown women's soccer team (5-7-1, 2-3-0) to a 1-0 Ivy League victory over Cornell (1-11-1, 0-5-0) on Sunday afternoon in Ithaca.
  • Bears Play Holy Cross to 2-2 Draw
    October 20, 2009
    Trailing, 2-0, late in the game, Holy Cross (7-6-3) scored twice in the final 10 minutes to earn a 2-2 tie with the Brown women's soccer team (4-7-1) on Tuesday evening. The Bears received goals from sophomore Sarah Hebert-Seropian (Vaudreuil-Dorion, QUE), who tallied her first of the year, and junior Joyce Chun (Irvine, CA), who netted her team-leading fourth of the season.
  • Women's Soccer Falls to Harvard, 1-0, in Overtime
    October 17, 2009
    Katherine Sheeleigh scored a goal in the 93rd minute off a corner kick from Melanie Baskind to give Harvard (6-5-1, 3-0-0) a 1-0 overtime victory against the Brown women's soccer team (4-7-0, 1-3-0) Saturday afternoon at Ohiri Field.
  • Kim and Lesbirel each Post a Goal and an Assist to Lead Bears Past URI, 3-2
    October 14, 2009
    Senior Melissa Kim (Bethesda, MD) and sophomore Marybeth Lesbirel (Holmdel, NJ) each tallied a goal and an assist, while junior Joyce Chun (Irvine, CA) scored her third game-winning goal of the season, to lead the Brown women's soccer team (4-6-0) to a 3-2 victory over in-state rival URI (4-9-1) on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Bears Drop Overtime Heartbreaker to Princeton, 1-0
    October 10, 2009
    Lauren Whatley connected on a pass from Sara Chehrehsa just 2:08 into overtime to lift the Princeton women's soccer team (5-6-1, 1-2-0) to a 1-0 victory over the Bears (3-6-0, 1-2-0) in Ivy League action Saturday afternoon at Stevenson Field. The two teams battled for the entire game, in which wind was a major factor, as both squads generated chances.
  • Chartier to be Inducted into New England Soccer Hall of Fame
    October 07, 2009
    Brown women's soccer assistant coach, Denis Chartier, has been named one of seven inductees into the New England Soccer Hall of Fame, announced today. The NESHOF will honor its inductees at its 32nd Annual Induction Ceremony on November 1, 2009 at the Riviera Inn in East Providence, RI. The ceremony will commence at noon. With Chartier's coming induction, all three members of the Brown women's soccer coaching staff will be in the New England Soccer Hall of Fame, as head coach Phil Pincince was inducted in 1996 and assistant coach Luis Faria was inducted in 2006.
  • Tonight's Women's Soccer Game Against Maine Postponed
    October 07, 2009
    Tonight's women's soccer game against Maine, scheduled for 7:00 at Marshwood High School, has been postponed due to inclement weather. A possible makeup date will be announced at a later time. Coming off a 1-0 win at Columbia, the Bears resume action this Saturday, October 10th, when they host Princeton at 3:00 p.m.
  • Chun Leads Bears to 1-0 Win over Columbia
    October 03, 2009
    Junior Joyce Chun (Irvine, CA) scored the game-winning goal with less than 10 minutes left to play and senior Steffi Yellin (Savannah, GA) recorded two saves to lead the Brown women's soccer team (3-5-0, 1-1-0) to a 1-0 victory over Columbia (4-5-1, 1-1-0) on Saturday afternoon in New York.
  • Bears Fall to Dartmouth, 3-1, in Ivy Opener
    September 27, 2009
    Junior Sylvia Stone (Bronx, NY) scored her first goal of the season to give Brown a 1-0 lead in the 22nd minute, but Dartmouth (4-4-0, 1-0-0) would score three straight goals to hand the women’s soccer team (2-5-0, 0-1-0) a 3-1 loss on a rainy Sunday afternoon at Stevenson Field.
  • Chun’s Goal with 3:42 Remaining Lifts Bears to 1-0 Victory over Army
    September 24, 2009
    Junior Joyce Chun (Irvine, CA) scored her first career goal with just 3:42 remaining in the game to lift the Brown women’s soccer team (2-4-0) to a 1-0 victory over Army (4-4-1) on Thursday evening at Stevenson Field, as the Bears earned their second straight shutout.
  • Scott and Kim Score to Lead Bears Past Towson, 2-0
    September 20, 2009
    Junior Kate Scott (Medway, MA) and senior Melissa Kim (Bethesda, MD) each scored their first goals of the season as the Brown women's soccer team (1-4-0) earned a 2-0 victory over Towson (4-4-1) on Sunday afternoon. After being held to just two goals in their first four games, three of which came against teams ranked in the national top-20, the Bears scored twice in the second half to earn their first win of the season.
  • Bears Fall to #9 Maryland, 3-1
    September 18, 2009
    Facing its third ranked opponent in its first four games, the Brown women's soccer (0-4-0) team dropped a 3-1 decision to #9 Maryland (8-0-0), which remained perfect on the season.
  • Bears Battle #21 San Diego, but Fall, 1-0
    September 13, 2009
    The Brown women's soccer team (0-3-0) battled #21 San Diego (5-2-1) for 90 minutes, but came up short, as the Toreros scored what would prove to be the game-winner in the 61st minute, and held on for the 1-0 victory on Sunday afternoon.
  • Bears Drop Heartbreaker to Arizona, 2-1, in Overtime
    September 12, 2009
    Arizona (2-3-1) scored the tying goal with less than four minutes remaining in regulation and the netted the gamewinner 6:45 into the first overtime to earn a 2-1 victory over the Brown women's soccer team (0-2-0).
  • Bears Fall to #16 Boston College, 5-0, in Season Opener
    September 04, 2009
    Victoria DiMartino scored her first of two goals just 2:13 into the game and the Eagles never looked back as #16 Boston College (3-0-0) earned a 5-0 victory over the Brown women’s soccer team (0-1-0) in the Bears’ season opener on Friday evening at Stevenson Field. For the Eagles, it was their third straight shutout, as they have outscored their opposition, 12-0, in their first three games of the year.