Brown Softball News

July 1, 2013
Janet Leung to Represent Team Canada at 2013 ISF Women's Junior World Championships
Rising sophomore Janet Leung (Mississauga, Ontario), a standout member of the Brown softball team, will begin competition today in the 10th International Softball Federation Women’s Junior World Championships after being selected to play shortstop for Team Canada. Seventeen players made the country’s roster, announced on June 24, and the squad was chosen through a process that included regional evaluation camps, followed by a weeklong selection camp.

June 18, 2013
Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2013 spring Academic All-Ivy, with 10 Brown student-athletes earning recognition. The five men and five women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.

May 21, 2013
Brown Athletics Announces 2013 Award Winners at Fifth Annual Senior Luncheon
The Fifth Annual Brown Athletics Senior Celebration and Awards Luncheon was held at Andrews Dining Hall on Monday, May 20, 2013. Over 275 student-athletes, coaches, staff and distinguished guests were in attendance at the banquet 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 2013.

May 16, 2013
Chavez, Leung and Thompson Earn All-Ivy Honors
Three members of the Brown softball team (10-28, 4-16 Ivy League) have been named to the 2013 All-Ivy Softball Team in a vote by the Ivy League’s eight head coaches. Senior co-captain Stephanie Thompson (Chino, CA), sophomore Trista Chavez (San Pedro, CA) and freshman Janet Leung (Mississauga, Ontario) were all selected to the Honorable Mention squad.

May 1, 2013
Stephanie Thompson Named Co-Ivy League Player of the Week
Senior co-captain Stephanie Thompson (Chino, CA) has been named co-Ivy League Player of the Week for the competition period ending on April 28, 2013. Thompson, who competed in her final collegiate games for the Bears this past weekend, proved to be one of the driving forces in Brown’s two wins over Yale in its last games of the 2013 season.

April 27, 2013
Brown Splits with Yale in Final Games of the 2013 Season
The Brown softball team (10-28, 4-16 Ivy League) concluded its 2013 season on Saturday afternoon on the softball field in the Erickson Athletic Complex with a doubleheader against Yale (10-36, 5-15 Ivy League). The Bears earned a hard-fought, 9-8 win over the Bulldogs in the first contest before falling 12-2 in the second.

April 26, 2013
Brown Grabs 8-1 Win Over Yale Before Falling, 5-2, in Second Game of Doubleheader
The Brown softball team (9-27, 3-15 Ivy League) split a pair of games with Yale (9-35, 4-14 Ivy League) this afternoon on the DeWitt Family Field in New Haven, Connecticut. The Bears triumphed 8-1 in the first game of the day before falling 5-2 in the second contest.

April 24, 2013
Leung and Thompson Impressive in 8-3 Loss to Bryant
Despite generating 11 hits over the course of the afternoon, the Brown softball team (8-26, 2-14 Ivy League) dropped an 8-3 decision to the Bryant Bulldogs on the softball field in the Erickson Athletic Complex today in its final non-conference game of the 2013 season.

April 21, 2013
Brown Splits with Harvard to Conclude Four-Game Series
The Brown softball team (8-25, 2-14 Ivy League) split a pair of games with Harvard (21-18, 11-5 Ivy League) today on the softball field in the Erickson Athletic Complex, falling 6-2 in the first game of the afternoon before earning a 5-4 win in the second contest.

April 20, 2013
Softball Drops Pair to Harvard
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown softball team (7-24, 1-13) dropped a pair of home games to Harvard (20-17, 10-4) on Saturday afternoon at the Brown softball field to kick off a four-game series. The Bears were defeated, 4-0, in the opening contest before falling, 3-1, in the second game.

April 14, 2013
Brown Defeated Twice by Dartmouth
The Brown softball team (7-22, 1-11 Ivy League) suffered two more losses to Dartmouth (18-17, 8-4 Ivy League) this afternoon, dropping both decisions at the Dartmouth Softball Park. The Bears lost by a score of 5-0 in their first game with the Big Green before falling 9-1 in a six inning game.

April 13, 2013
Brown Trumped Twice By Dartmouth in Ivy League Doubleheader
The Brown softball team (7-20, 1-9 Ivy League) dropped two games to Dartmouth (16-17, 6-4 Ivy League) this afternoon at the Dartmouth Softball Park. The Bears were defeated, 5-1, in the first game before falling, 10-0, in five innings in the second contest of the day.

April 9, 2013
Brown Swept by URI in Non-Conference Doubleheader
The Brown softball team (7-18, 1-7 Ivy League) took to the Softball Field at the Erickson Athletic Complex this afternoon for two non-league games and fell twice to the University of Rhode Island (9-19, 2-5 A-10). The Bears brought the Rams to eight innings in the first contest of the day before falling, 2-0, and were defeated by the visitors, 4-0, in the second game.

April 6, 2013
Brown Falls Twice to Penn
The Brown softball team (7-16, 1-7 Ivy League) completed its first home weekend on Saturday, dropping two games to the Penn Quakers (18-13, 7-1 Ivy League) on a sunny but chilly day on the Softball Field.

April 5, 2013
Brown Splits with Columbia to Earn First Ivy Win of the Season
The Brown softball team (7-14, 1-5 Ivy League) split a pair of games with Columbia (13-15, 2-4 Ivy League) today on the Softball Field at the Erickson Athletic Complex, giving Bears their first league win of the season in their home opener.

April 4, 2013
Brown Suffers 10-1 Loss to Bryant
The Brown softball team (6-13, 0-4 Ivy League) suffered a midweek slump this afternoon, falling to Bryant (10-14, 3-5 Northeast Conference), 10-1, in five innings at the Bulldogs’ Softball Complex at Conaty Park.

April 1, 2013
Brown Drops 9-6 Decision to Cornell
The Brown softball team (6-12, 0-4 Ivy League) played the second game in its league series with Cornell (12-14, 2-2 Ivy League) this morning, falling to the Big Red by a score of 9-6 on Niemand Robison Field.

March 31, 2013
Brown Defeated by Cornell, 8-5; Second Game Postponed
The Brown softball team (6-11, 0-3 Ivy League) battled through rainy conditions this afternoon and put together a dynamic offensive effort late in the game, but the Bears fell just short, dropping an 8-5 decision to the Cornell Big Red (11-14, 2-1 Ivy League) in today’s league contest on Niemand Robison Field.

March 30, 2013
Brown Opens Ivy League Play, Dropping Two to Princeton
The Brown softball team (6-10, 0-2 Ivy League) opened conference play on Saturday afternoon, taking to the Class of 1985 Field on the campus of Princeton University for a doubleheader against the Tigers (16-8, 2-0 Ivy League). The Bears dropped both games to the home team, falling 8-0 in six innings in the first match-up and 5-0 in the second contest.

March 24, 2013
Brown Goes 1-1 on Final Day of Delaware State Tournament
The Brown women’s softball team (6-8) split a pair of games on the final day of the Sean Savage Epilepsy Awareness Tournament hosted by Delaware State at The Hornets’ Nest, the university’s softball complex. The Bears played to a 10-4 win over the Lafayette Leopards (4-11) in their first contest of the day before falling to the Colgate Raiders (5-15), 4-3. In five games this weekend, the Bears were able to take three wins home to Providence, including two over the Leopards.

March 23, 2013
Brown Splits on Second Day of Delaware State Tournament
The Brown women’s softball team (5-7) split a pair of games on the second day of the Sean Savage Epilepsy Awareness Tournament hosted by Delaware State at The Hornets’ Nest, the university’s softball complex. The Bears fell to the Colgate Raiders, 3-2, in eight innings in their first contest of the day before earning a 3-1 win over the Hornets.

March 22, 2013
Softball Defeats Lafayette, 5-1, on First Day of Delaware State Tournament
The Brown women’s softball team (4-6) continued its winning streak today, grabbing a 5-1 victory over the Lafayette Leopards in the first game of the Sean Savage Epilepsy Awareness Tournament hosted by Delaware State at The Hornets’ Nest, the university’s softball complex.

March 13, 2013
Sarah Ropiak Named Ivy League Pitcher of the Week
Freshman pitcher Sarah Ropiak (Acton, MA) earned Ivy League Pitcher of the Week honors after spending an impressive weekend on the mound for the Bears. Ropiak showed plenty of poise pitching in three tight games, going 2-0 with a save and a 1.40 ERA in three appearances at the Towson Classic.

March 10, 2013
Brown Wins Third Game at Towson Tournament
The Brown softball team (3-6) ended the weekend on a high note with a 3-2 victory over Morgan State (2-14) during the final day of the Towson Classic.

March 9, 2013
Brown Splits on Second Day of Towson Classic
The Brown softball team (2-6) earned a split during the second day of the Towson Classic, dropping its first game to Towson (9-10-1) by a score of 9-1, before picking up a 3-1 victory over Lafayette (2-5) in the afternoon.

March 8, 2013
Brown Grabs First Win of the Season with 2-1 Victory Over Towson
The Brown softball team (1-5) picked up its first win of the season this afternoon, earning a 2-1 victory over Towson (8-10-1) in the first game of the Towson Classic.

March 3, 2013
Brown Falls to Nebraska Omaha, 13-0
The Brown softball team (0-5) fell by a score of 13-0 to Nebraska Omaha (17-1) in its final game of the Colorado State Classic on Sunday morning.

March 2, 2013
Brown Plays Two Tough Games on Second Day of Colorado State Classic
The Brown softball team (0-4) dropped two difficult games on the second day of the Colorado State Classic, falling 11-0 to #18 Washington (11-5) and 2-1 in a close game against Bradley (8-9).

March 1, 2013
Brown Softball Opens Season with Colorado State Tournament
The Brown softball team will open its 2013 season at the three-day Colorado State Tournament in Fort Collins, Colorado this weekend. The Bears will face the University of Nebraska-Omaha in their first game on March 1st at 11:15 am MST, followed by an afternoon game against the host, Colorado State, at 3:45 pm MST. The following day, Brown will challenge the University of Washington at 9:00 am MST and Bradley at 1:30 pm MST. The Bears will round off the tournament with a 9:00 am MST game versus Nebraska-Omaha on March 3rd.

March 1, 2013
Brown Drops Two Decisions on First Day of Colorado State Tournament
The Brown University softball team (0-2) played two tough games on the first day of the Colorado State Tournament, opening its season with a 9-3 loss to Nebraska Omaha (15-1) before falling, 4-0, to host Colorado State (8-9).

February 21, 2013
Stephanie Thompson Named 2013 Senior Class Award Candidate
Thirty NCAA® softball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as candidates yesterday for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate softball, including Brown senior co-captain Stephanie Thompson (Chino, CA). To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this release.

February 19, 2013
Kyllie Magill Named Assistant Softball Coach at Brown
First-year Brown head softball coach Katie Flynn has rounded out the Bears’ coaching staff with the addition of Kyllie Magill, who comes to Brown after a standout career at UMASS.

January 3, 2013
Silverstein and Thompson Named 2013 Softball Captains
Providence, R.I. – Seniors Avery Silverstein and Stephanie Thompson have been named captains for the 2013 softball season in an announcement made by first-year head coach Katie Flynn.

November 29, 2012
Hannah Angel Joins Brown Softball Staff
Providence, R.I. – Brown University softball coach Katie Flynn has announced the addition of Hannah Angel to her coaching staff. Angel comes to College Hill from Emmanuel College in Boston, Mass., where she served as the head softball coach during the 2011-12 season.

August 6, 2012
Brown University Names Katie Flynn Head Softball Coach
Providence, RI- Katie Flynn, an 18-year head coaching veteran at the Division I level and native of East Greenwich, RI, has been named the head softball coach at Brown University in an announcement made by Bears’ Director of Athletics Jack Hayes.