Ben is one of two sports editors at The Herald and previously worked as a senior staff writer, covering football, baseball, women’s hockey and women’s rugby. He was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming (seriously), and is a sophomore double concentrating in English non-fiction writing and economics. Outside of The Herald, Ben plays for the elite Brown club hockey team and pretends to study in the Sci-Li basement while actually watching sports on Philo.

Articles by Ben Shumate (66)

Football’s offense lacks spark in Governor’s Cup loss at URI

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Football’s offense lacks spark in Governor’s Cup loss at URI

October 3, 2016 0 comments

The football team surrendered the Governor’s Cup to URI, falling 28-13 to the previously winless Rams (1-4, 0-2) in the teams’ 101st annual matchup.

Slow start, turnovers spell doom for football against Crimson

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Slow start, turnovers spell doom for football against Crimson

September 26, 2016 0 comments

Struggling to find an offensive rhythm, Brown (1-1, 0-1 Ivy) fell behind in the first half Saturday at Brown Stadium and could not claw its way back.

Troy Doles ’17 is surrounded by teammates after coming down with a touchdown pass in the first half Saturday. Doles had four catches for 74 yards in the win over Bryant.

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Moreno ’17 leads football to comeback win at Bryant

September 19, 2016 0 comments

After the football team stumbled out of the gates in the opening quarter Saturday, quarterback Kyle Moreno ’17 rallied the Bears (1-0) to a 35-27 win.

Richard Jarvis ’17 and Jordan Ferguson ’17 are two of the 23 returning seniors who hope to instill a new winning mentality in the University’s football program with the new team motto “thru the wall.”

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Team veterans look to lead successful 2016 campaign

September 16, 2016 0 comments

After a 5-5 season a year ago, Brown football’s upperclassmen decided the team would take a new mentality to bring the Ivy League title to College Hill.

Brown athletes realize Olympic aspirations

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Brown athletes realize Olympic aspirations

September 12, 2016 0 comments

Among the over 11,000 athletes at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were four who have called Brown their home.

Sports Roundup: September 12, 2016

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Sports Roundup: September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 0 comments

After an 0-2 tournament to open the season, the field hockey team returned to Providence for its home opener Saturday, defeating Rider (2-2) 2-1.

Construction begins on new baseball, softball complex

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Construction begins on new baseball, softball complex

June 30, 2016 0 comments

The Department of Athletics announced Monday that it has commenced construction of a new facility for the baseball and softball teams.

Molloy ’17 wins Tewaaraton Award

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Molloy ’17 wins Tewaaraton Award

June 4, 2016 0 comments

Dylan Molloy ’17 cemented his legacy at Brown as one of its best lacrosse players ever after becoming the school’s first winner of the Tewaaraton Award.

No. 1 Terps top men’s lacrosse despite Molloy’s ’17 return

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No. 1 Terps top men’s lacrosse despite Molloy’s ’17 return

May 29, 2016 0 comments

A storybook season came to an end for the men’s lacrosse team Saturday in the national semifinal. Bruno fell to top-ranked Maryland, 15-14 in overtime.

Men’s lacrosse defeats Navy for semifinal berth

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Men’s lacrosse defeats Navy for semifinal berth

May 21, 2016 0 comments

Brown built a first-half lead and held on with a gutsy second-half performance to defeat the Midshipmen by a final score of 11-10.

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