Ben Shumate is currently a Senior Staff Writer for the sports section. He previously worked as a Sports Staff Writer and covered women's rugby and women's hockey. He is a freshman concentrating in Public Policy and Economics and was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming (seriously). He is most likely the only person from Wyoming you've ever met. While not at The Herald office, he can be found watching sports, playing for the elite Brown Club Hockey team, or on the 4th floor of the Rock.

Articles by Ben Shumate (63)

Women’s lacrosse blanks Sacred Heart 19-0

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Women’s lacrosse blanks Sacred Heart 19-0

February 21, 2017 0 comments

The women’s lacrosse team opened its 2017 campaign with a 19-0 trouncing of Sacred Heart Saturday at Stevenson-Pincince Field.

Men’s lacrosse top Quinnipiac in season-opening rout

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Men’s lacrosse top Quinnipiac in season-opening rout

February 21, 2017 0 comments

For fans hoping to see a repeat of the men’s lacrosse team’s storybook season a year ago, this year’s Bears are one small step of the way there.

Mike Daly brings winning history to Brown lacrosse

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Mike Daly brings winning history to Brown lacrosse

February 17, 2017 0 comments

After building a Division III dynasty from the ground up, Head Coach Mike Daly faces a different sort of challenge.

Bruno was easily dispatched by the Friars Tuesday night, losing the annual rivalry game 95-57 and falling to .500 on the season.

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Crosstown rival Friars blow out men’s basketball in annual matchup

December 8, 2016 0 comments

Looking overmatched and undersized, the men’s basketball team was run out of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Tuesday, falling to Providence College 95-57.

Four wrestlers place at Journeymen Tussle

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Four wrestlers place at Journeymen Tussle

December 4, 2016 0 comments

The wrestling team continued early season competition at the Journeymen Tussle Sunday, hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

Bridget Carey ’19 fights with a defender for the puck. Carey attempted three shots against Merrimack, tied for third-most on the team, but was on the ice for three opposing goals and no Bruno goals.

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Third-period struggles hand women’s ice hockey eighth straight loss

December 2, 2016 0 comments

The women’s hockey team allowed three third-period goals in a 5-2 loss to non-conference foe Merrimack Tuesday night at Meehan Auditorium.

Bryant’s gaffe allows Blackmon ’17 to secure men’s basketball’s win in final seconds

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Bryant’s gaffe allows Blackmon ’17 to secure men’s basketball’s win in final seconds

November 30, 2016 0 comments

When Nisre Zouzoua sunk a deep step-back three-pointer with 12 seconds left to give Bryant an 90-89 lead, everyone at the Pizzitola Center was stunned.

Columbia’s offense racked up 419 yards, including nearly 200 yards rushing, en route to a 31-13 win over Brown Saturday at Brown Stadium. The loss was the first against the Lions since a 35-28 defeat in 2011.

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Columbia defense stifles football on senior day

November 21, 2016 0 comments

The football team dropped its final game of the 2016 season Saturday at Brown Stadium, struggling on both sides of the ball in a 31-13 defeat.

Robert Post, the dean of Yale Law School, spoke as part of the University’s Reaffirming Values event series. Post argued that while free speech is a cornerstone of democracy, it can be limited within a university.

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Robert Post talks freedom of expression

November 15, 2016 0 comments

The University hosted Robert Post, dean and professor of law at Yale Law School, as part of its Reaffirming University Values event series Monday.

Rosenblatt ’17.5 lifts football over Big Green

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Rosenblatt ’17.5 lifts football over Big Green

November 14, 2016 0 comments

Last month, Ben Rosenblatt ’17.5 heard the Brown football team was having trouble with its field goal kicking.