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Bears look to snap streak tomorrow

October 27, 2011 0 comments

The football team will look to break Penn’s 18-game Ivy winning streak — currently the second-longest streak in Ivy League history — tomorrow at Brown Stadium. Though the Quakers (4-2, 3-0 Ivy) are two-time defending Ivy League champions and are currently tied with Harvard for first place, the Bears (5-1, 2-1) are doing anything but quaking under the pressure.


Defense, QB lead Bears over Big Red

October 21, 2011 0 comments

The football team defeated Cornell 35-24 with a combination of strong red zone defense and explosive offense Saturday in Ithaca.

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Teams rejoice, prepare to fundraise after announcement

October 17, 2011 0 comments

Moments after President Ruth Simmons released her response to the Athletics Review Committee Report yesterday, men’s fencing captain Andrew Pintea’s ’12 phone started buzzing. Though he was in a meeting, he left to see what the texting frenzy was about. “I had to check immediately,” he said.


Bruno not looking past Tigers

October 13, 2011 0 comments

After posting a perfect 3-0 non-conference record, the football team will resume Ivy League play tomorrow against Princeton at Brown Stadium. The Bears (3-1, 0-1 Ivy) will be looking for their first Ivy win after falling 24-7 in their conference opener against Harvard (3-1, 2-0), which is currently tied for first in the standings with Yale (3-1, 2-0).


Holy Cross last station before Ivy play resumes

October 7, 2011 0 comments

Coming off a resounding 35-21 victory over the University of Rhode Island to reclaim the Governor’s Cup Saturday night, the football team will host Holy Cross Saturday in its final non-conference game of the season.


Bears hoist Governor’s Cup under the lights

October 2, 2011 0 comments

Playing at night for only the second time ever at Brown Stadium and with the Governor’s Cup on the line, the Bears trounced in-state rival URI, 35-21, in front of 8,534 Saturday night.


Bears suffer two one-goal losses

September 26, 2011 0 comments

The field hockey team was especially hungry for a win this weekend after falling in its Ivy opener 3-1 to Columbia (3-4, 2-0 Ivy) Sept. 17.


Bears edge Stony Brook 21-20 in season opener

September 19, 2011 0 comments

Though Stony Brook University looked poised to snap their three-game losing streak, the Bears ultimately triumphed in a thrilling 21-20 victory in the football team’s 2011 season opener Saturday.


Secondary leads defense, linebackers bring on the blitz

September 14, 2011 0 comments

Every Ivy League team will have returning quarterbacks this season, said Head Coach Phil Estes at the 2011 Ivy League Football Media Day Teleconference.


New coaches, goalie look toward promising season

September 8, 2011 0 comments

Each season, teams change —  seniors graduate, first-year recruits arrive and, sometimes, new coaches are hired.