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Ivy basketball moves into post-season

March 18, 2010 0 comments

Postseason basketball takes the Ivy League by storm this week, as five teams from the Ancient Eight compete in tournaments large and small.

M. lax shuts down St. Joe’s despite weather

March 15, 2010 0 comments

The No. 17 men’s lacrosse team demolished St. Joseph’s, 18-4, on a rainy, windswept Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia to advance to 2-1 on the season, but Head Coach Lars Tiffany ’90 was more pleased with his team’s effort than the large margin of victory.

Bears come back and defeat Hartford in OT

March 11, 2010 0 comments

It was fitting that the seesawing battle royale the No. 17 men’s lacrosse team staged with Hartford on Wednesday afternoon would come down to two possessions in overtime.

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Cornell m. hoops ready to ‘March’

March 10, 2010 0 comments

The Cornell men’s basketball team could earn a No. 11 or No. 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament, which begins March 18, according to a prominent analyst.

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Strength in players, not in numbers, for w. water polo

March 4, 2010 0 comments

The women’s water polo team is aiming high this season, and a strong start has given the Bears cause for optimism. Bruno has started 8-1 and is ranked No. 17 in the country after avenging its only loss by beating then-No. 17 Princeton, 10-9, to win the ECAC Championship in the Tigers’ own pool on Sunday.

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Brown alum wins gold

March 3, 2010 0 comments

Women’s hockey alum Becky Kellar ’97 won her third gold medal as part of a dominant Canadian team that blanked Team USA, 2-0, in the finals of the Vancouver Olympics on Feb. 25. Kellar tallied four assists and a plus-14 rating while anchoring a suffocating defense that surrendered only two […]

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Icers snap 10-game losing streak with Princeton win

February 24, 2010 0 comments

Laurie Jolin ’13 scored with 19 seconds left in overtime to stun Princeton Friday night on the Tigers’ home ice. The 4-3 victory gave the women’s hockey team its first ECAC Hockey win on the final weekend of the season.

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Former Brown w. hockey players on Olympic ice

February 18, 2010 0 comments

Women’s hockey alum Becky Kellar ’97 is taking the ice in Vancouver this month to play in her fourth Olympic Games as a member of Team Canada, shooting for her third gold medal. The blue-liner won a silver medal at Nagano in 1998 in women’s hockey’s first year as a medal sport before taking the gold at Salt Lake City in 2002 and Torino in 2006.

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Icers let 3-1 lead slip on Senior Day

February 15, 2010 0 comments

The women’s hockey team suffered a heartbreaking Senior Day defeat, losing a 3-1 lead to fall to Colgate, 4-3, in the squad’s final home game of the season on Saturday.

Two strong performances, but without a win

February 10, 2010 0 comments

The women’s hockey team lost a pair of games over the weekend to No. 5 Harvard and Dartmouth, but the final scores of 4-1 and 4-2, respectively, don’t tell the whole story.