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.

Articles by Alex Smolar (27)

Bears ride unlikely heroes to victory over Lions

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Bears ride unlikely heroes to victory over Lions

February 11, 2018 0 comments

After splitting its games last weekend, the men’s basketball team fell to Cornell Friday before riding the rebounding of Tamenang Choh ’21 and clutch shooting of Obi Okolie ’19 to an overtime victory against Columbia Saturday.

Desmond Cambridge '21 helped bring the Bears to victory and hopes to win Ivy League Rookie of the Year and the Ivy League Championship.

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Cambridge ’21 knocks in two game-winners

February 9, 2018 0 comments

Desmond Cambridge ’21 may be just a freshman, but his stand-out performances this season have earned the men’s basketball team three much-needed wins against Ivy League rivals. He scored a total of 62 points in two games this weekend, three of which came on a game-winning shot with just four […]

Desmond Cambridge ’21 notched the game-winning three to beat Princeton. The shot was just three of Cambridge’s 32 points in the contest.

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Cambridge ’21 drains game-winning three

February 4, 2018 0 comments

The men’s basketball team played two games that went down to the wire in overtime this weekend.

Tamenang Choh ’21 fights for the ball in a tight loss to the Harvard Crimson Saturday night after a thrilling victory over Dartmouth the night before. The Bears will take on Penn next Friday and Princeton Saturday.

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Brown stuns Dartmouth at the buzzer

January 28, 2018 0 comments

After splitting a series against Yale last weekend, the men’s basketball team bested Dartmouth on a buzzer-beating bucket from Zach Hunsaker ’20 Friday night before falling to Harvard Saturday.

Seckendorf ’20 powers Bruno to victory over Dickinson

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Seckendorf ’20 powers Bruno to victory over Dickinson

January 26, 2018 0 comments

The women’s squash team earned its second straight win last Thursday with a 9-0 victory over Dickinson College. The team, ranked 11th in the nation, was led by Hannah Seckendorf ’20. Playing in the number one slot, Seckendorf fought back from a two-game deficit in a best-of-five sets match to claim victory.

Though the Bears lost to the Yale Bulldogs the week before, Travis Fuller ‘19 assured that the preparation and hard work paid off this weekend.

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Bears edge Yale for first Ivy win

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Following a series of non-conference matchups over the winter break, the men’s basketball team claimed its first victory over Yale since 2014 with an 81-80 home win  Friday night.

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Brown EP to visit NYC startups

December 7, 2017 0 comments

The Brown Entrepreneurship Program will offer undergraduates from Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design the opportunity to travel to New York City.

Brown fades late in loss to Central Connecticut State

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Brown fades late in loss to Central Connecticut State

December 3, 2017 0 comments

The men’s basketball team had not played in three days after a brutal stretch of three games in four days last week.

Men’s basketball falls to URI in anticlimactic Ocean State matchup

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Men’s basketball falls to URI in anticlimactic Ocean State matchup

November 29, 2017 0 comments

The men’s basketball team has not defeated the University of Rhode Island since 2011.

Guard Brandon Anderson ’20 executes a layup. Anderson led the Bears with 21 points in Saturday’s loss to St. Francis Brooklyn, recording seven in the first half. Bruno made 86 percent of its free throws in the 77-74 defeat.

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Late misses doom men’s basketball in loss against St. Francis Brooklyn

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The men’s basketball team was unable to wipe away a large first-half deficit, falling 77-74 in a nail-biter.