Alex is one of two sports editors at The Herald. She is a junior from London, England and is concentrating in English Literature. She has previously worked as a senior staff writer, staff writer and contributing writer for The Herald covering men’s hockey, women’s hockey, baseball and women’s soccer. Outside of the Herald, Alex is on the figure skating team at Brown and loves to skate with her friends. She also enjoys gymnastics and ballet.

Articles by Alexandra Russell (55)

102 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

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102 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

April 20, 2018 0 comments

One hundred and two members of the class of 2018 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa Society April 10, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an e-mail to The Herald.

Bears sweep Harvard, Dartmouth at home

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Bears sweep Harvard, Dartmouth at home

February 25, 2018 0 comments

Following visits to Cornell and Colgate last weekend, the men’s hockey team closed out its regular season with a pair of home victories over Harvard 6-4 Friday and Dartmouth 3-0 Saturday.

Harry Borodemos became the newest member of the men’s hockey team at a Team IMPACT Draft Day Monday. He received a personalized jersey and locker, and will attend games, practices and events with the team.

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Eight-year-old Harry Borodemos signs with men’s hockey

February 20, 2018 0 comments

Eight-year-old Harry Borodemos, a student from Fall River, Massachusetts, became the newest addition to the Brown men’s ice hockey team roster at a Team IMPACT Draft Day held at the Pizzitola Sports Center Monday.

Bears resume conference play with losses to Princeton, Quinnipiac

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Bears resume conference play with losses to Princeton, Quinnipiac

February 11, 2018 0 comments

Following a close duel with the University of Connecticut last weekend, the men’s hockey team resumed conference play with a pair of losses and fell to Princeton 7-2 Friday and Quinnipiac University 3-0 Saturday.

Max Gottlieb ’19 handles the puck. Gottlieb posted a goal and two assists in Saturday’s contest against UConn.  The Bears have three weekends of conference play remaining before the ECAC playoffs begin March 2.

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Bears edged by UConn in back-and-forth battle decided by special teams

February 4, 2018 0 comments

Following mixed results on the road last weekend, the men’s hockey team was slighted by the University of Connecticut 6-4 in a close contest at Meehan Auditorium Saturday.

Bears fall to St. Lawrence, tie No. 3 Clarkson in overtime tilt

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Bears fall to St. Lawrence, tie No. 3 Clarkson in overtime tilt

January 28, 2018 0 comments

Following a five-game home stand during winter break, the men’s hockey team saw mixed results on the road this weekend, falling to St. Lawrence 3-2 Friday and drawing even with No. 3 Clarkson 2-2 in an overtime tilt Saturday.

Marchin ’19 hat trick fuels Bears to 5-4 comeback victory over RPI

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Marchin ’19 hat trick fuels Bears to 5-4 comeback victory over RPI

December 3, 2017 0 comments

Following a 10-day hiatus over the Thanksgiving break, the men’s hockey team earned its first overtime victory of the season with a 5-4 comeback win over.

Gavin Nieto ’20 stopped 47 shots in his first career shutout at Princeton Saturday. Nieto exceeded the 40-save mark for the second time this season following a 44-save effort in the season opener at Yale Oct. 27. The Bears host Holy Cross in a non-conference matchup at Meehan Auditorium Tuesday.

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Men’s hockey blanks Princeton 3-0 in split weekend on the road

November 19, 2017 0 comments

Following a victory over St. Lawrence last week, the men’s hockey team earned its first shutout of the season with a 3-0 win against Ivy rival Princeton.

Altopp ’20 has made a significant progress this season, placing 14th in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships.

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Altopp ’20 leads men’s cross country at regionals

November 16, 2017 0 comments

The men’s cross country team closed out its season, finishing seventh out of the 37 squads that competed at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships.

Following Saturday’s victory over St. Lawrence, the Bears will continue conference play with visits to No. 16 Quinnipiac and Princeton.

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Men’s hockey claims 3-1 victory over St. Lawrence

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Following a pair of losses to Dartmouth and No. 3 Harvard, the men’s hockey team prevailed over St. Lawrence for the first time since 2014 in a 3-1 victory.