Alex is a current Senior Staff Writer for The Herald's Sports section. He is a freshman from Pittsburgh, and plans on concentrating in History. Outside of The Herald, you can usually find Alex complaining about the New York Giants, showing people pictures of his dogs, and impatiently waiting for Chicken Finger Friday.

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Anderson ’18 selected by the New York Yankees in MLB Draft

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Anderson ’18 selected by the New York Yankees in MLB Draft

June 19, 2018 0 comments

Reid Anderson ’18 will be trading in his brown, red and white jersey for pinstripes next season, as the senior right-handed pitcher was selected by the New York Yankees in the 40th and final round of the MLB draft last Thursday.

The college effect

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The college effect

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

Though events like Spring Weekend and Halloween may make substance use feel prevalent on campus, around 20 percent of students identify as substance-free.

Baseball halt seven game losing streak with win against Harvard

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Baseball halt seven game losing streak with win against Harvard

April 22, 2018 0 comments

The baseball team had lost seven consecutive games and 16 of its last 17 contests before Sunday afternoon and was in desperate need of a victory against Ivy rival Harvard.

Garett Delano ’20 stands on the mound against the Lions Saturday. He pitched seven innings, allowing just four hits with five strikeouts.

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Brown swept by Columbia in three-game homestand

April 15, 2018 0 comments

The baseball team was swept by Columbia at home this weekend and lost its first game Friday 8-2 before falling in both games of a doubleheader 5-4 and 2-0 Saturday.

Bears dominate Tigers in series finale, drop three-game home series

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Bears dominate Tigers in series finale, drop three-game home series

April 8, 2018 0 comments

The baseball team earned its second shutout victory of the season with a 12-0 win over Princeton Sunday, after dropping two contests of a three-game series to the Tigers Saturday.

Emily Waters ’20 powered the Bears to a 4-0 victory against the Penn Quakers to give Brown its second conference win of the season.

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Waters ’20 pitches game shutout

April 5, 2018 0 comments

The softball team won its second conference game of the season last weekend, earning a 4-0 victory against Penn at home.

Bruno suffered two large defeats to open the series against Dallas Baptist University, but played a complete game to win the final contest 9-5 and end their six-game losing streak.

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Baseball falters against Patriots’ solid offense 2-1 in away series

March 18, 2018 0 comments

The baseball team fell in a three-game series on the road to Dallas Baptist University this weekend, losing their first two contests 17-2 and 14-4 before claiming a 9-5 victory in their final matchup Sunday.

Luke McCaleb ‘20 brought the lacrosse team to a 12-9 win last weekend.He plays as both an attacker and a midfielder for Bruno.

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McCaleb ’20 clinches men’s lacrosse victory

March 15, 2018 0 comments

The men’s lacrosse team earned a critical upset victory on the road last weekend against the fourth-ranked team in the nation, Villanova University.

The men’s baseball team swung into their regular season schedule with away series against Florida A&M and the University of California at Berkeley. Will Tomlinson ’20 silenced the Rattlers, pitching five scoreless innings to close the series with a 7-0 shutout win. Despite close contests in California, Bruno fell to the Golden Bears’ powerful offense four games to none.

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Brown slams season-opening series against Florida A&M, swept by Berkeley

March 15, 2018 0 comments

The baseball team opened its season with a series victory over Florida A&M University and a series loss to the University of California at Berkeley over the past two weeks. The Bears claimed a trio of wins against the Rattlers (6-8) but fell to the Golden Bears (5-2) four games to none.

Brown finishes season with losses to Princeton, Penn

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Brown finishes season with losses to Princeton, Penn

March 5, 2018 0 comments

This weekend, the men’s basketball team dropped home contests to Princeton 78-63 and Penn 99-93 to close out its season.