Alex is one of two sports editors at The Herald. She is a sophomore 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 (54)

Gavin Nieto ’20 held the Bulldogs to one goal during Friday’s game as the men’s hockey team notched its first victory of the season.


Nieto ’20 saves 44 in season-opening win

November 2, 2017 0 comments

The men’s hockey team opened its season with a home-and-home series against Yale last weekend, besting the Bulldogs 4-1 in New Haven Friday.

Rookie Anea Ferrario ’21 duels for the puck at Meehan Auditorium Saturday. The Bears earned their first victory over Yale since 2014 on the road Friday, before returning home the following day to complete the series against the Bulldogs. Bruno visits Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend.


Men’s hockey opens season with weekend split against Yale

October 29, 2017 0 comments

In its opening weekend, the men’s hockey team prevailed over Ivy rival Yale for the first time since 2014 with a 4-1 victory in New Haven Friday.

After finishing last in the Eastern College Athletic Conference in the 2016-2017 season, the men’s hockey team will start fresh with eight new players at a home-and-home series against Yale this weekend. The Bears will travel to New Haven to face the Bulldogs Friday before returning to Meehan Auditorium Saturday. Bruno will take the ice at 7 p.m. both nights.


Bears to open season with home-and-home series against Yale

October 26, 2017 0 comments

For the first time in nearly 250 days, the men’s hockey team will bring a dormant arena to life when it skates out onto home ice this weekend.   

Midfielder Celia Story ’19 dribbles down the field. Story converted a penalty kick in the 82nd minute to secure the victory for the Bears Saturday.


Women’s soccer blanks Big Red 1-0 on the road

October 22, 2017 0 comments

Following a pivotal victory over Harvard last week, the women’s soccer team rose to fourth place in the Ivy League standings with a 1-0 win against Cornell.

Veteran goalkeeper Christine Etzel ’19 posted her third shutout of the season against Harvard Saturday. The 1-0 victory gives Bruno sole possession of fifth place in the Ivy League standings with three games remaining.


Women’s soccer claim pivotal 1-0 road victory over Harvard

October 15, 2017 0 comments

For the first time since 2010, the women’s soccer team prevailed over Harvard with a 1-0 win in Cambridge Saturday.

Maddie Woo ’17, a former forward for the Brown women’s ice hockey team, returns to Meehan Auditorium with her new team, the Kunlun Red Star.


Women’s hockey to play game against Chinese professional team

October 12, 2017 0 comments

While the women’s hockey team will skate on a familiar arena Friday night, a new set of blades will also take the ice.

Bears edged by first place Ivy rival No.11 Princeton


Bears edged by first place Ivy rival No.11 Princeton

October 9, 2017 0 comments

The women’s soccer team took a lead into the half against No. 11 Princeton last Saturday at Stevenson-Pincince Field.

Though the Bears brought an impressive five-game winning streak into their game with Columbia, Bruno was on the wrong side of a late overtime goal for only the second time this year, bringing the team’s OT record to 3-2.


Women’s soccer edged 1-0 in fifth overtime contest of the season

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Following a victory over Dartmouth last weekend, the women’s soccer team had its five-game winning streak snapped, falling to Columbia 1-0 Saturday.

Mahoney’s 8K time of 24 minutes, 28 seconds placed him eighth out in Friday’s Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown. Bruno finished fourth overall.


Mahoney ’18 finishes eighth place in Beantown meet

September 28, 2017 0 comments

The men’s cross country team traveled to Boston to participate in the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown hosted by Boston College Friday.

Star White ’21 powers down the field in Sunday’s victory over Dartmouth. White led the Bears with six shots and scored the game-winning goal in OT.


Women’s soccer extend winning streak to five

September 24, 2017 0 comments

The women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to five with a 1-0 overtime win over Dartmouth (4-5, 0-1 Ivy) at Stevenson-Pincince Field Sunday.