Ben is a Senior Editor at The Herald and has previously worked as a section editor and senior staff writer in the sports section. He covered a variety of Brown teams as a writer, including football, women’s hockey, men’s lacrosse and baseball. He was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming and is concentrating in economics and English non-fiction writing.

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Erin Conway ’17 looks to make a play with the puck. The junior has 10 points on the season, none bigger than her game-tying goal at Harvard Friday.

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Athlete of the Week: Conway ’17 secures tie with clutch performance

February 12, 2016 0 comments

If any player on the women’s hockey team (3-19-3, 1-14-3 ECAC) deserved to score a clutch third-period goal against Harvard, it was Erin Conway ’17.

Erin Conway ’17 scored late in Friday’s game at Harvard, tying the game 3-3 and helping the Bears end a 17-game losing streak to the Crimson.

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Women’s hockey snaps losing streak at Harvard, falls at Dartmouth

February 8, 2016 0 comments

Despite being statistically eliminated from playoff contention, the women’s hockey team had no shortage of motivation for a matchup against rival Harvard.

Athlete of the week: Peabody ’18 turns in historic performance

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Athlete of the week: Peabody ’18 turns in historic performance

February 5, 2016 0 comments

With three distinct seasons on their plates, distance runners go through a physical gauntlet unrivalled in athletics.

Kia McNeill brings fresh perspective to women’s soccer

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Kia McNeill brings fresh perspective to women’s soccer

February 5, 2016 0 comments

Looking back at Brown’s athletic department 40 years ago, it would be hard to find many similarities to today’s version.

Alli Rolandelli ‘16 skates down the ice. Her team will look to right the ship this weekend after encouraging ties against Cornell and Union.

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Tough schedule stymies women’s hockey over winter break

January 29, 2016 0 comments

In the midst of a 3-16-2 season, it might be harder than usual to find positives for the women’s hockey team to build on.

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Sports Roundup: Winter Sports Preview

December 4, 2015 0 comments

The six-week hiatus from classes will be filled with games, meets and long road trips for a number of teams.

Hunter Davis ’16 and Katie Lynch ’19 look on from the bench during this weekend’s matchups against RIT. The women’s hockey team fell to the Tigers 5-1 Friday night but triumphed over them 2-1 Saturday.

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Power play success helps women’s hockey team split weekend

November 23, 2015 0 comments

Bruno came away with a 1-1 record on the weekend after a pair of road tilts against RIT, dropping the first game Friday night 5-1 but winning 2-1 Saturday

Corey Daughtery ’19 shoots over an outstretched Holy Cross defender. The first-year has been a consistent contributor in Bruno’s inconsistent start.

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Spieth ’17, Hobbie ’17 jump-start impressive offense in first win

November 20, 2015 0 comments

The men’s basketball team topped Holy Cross Monday for its first win of the season, but fell to Niagara Wednesday to end the week with an even 1-1 mark.

Kiki Morgan ’16 stiff-arms a tackler. Despite being hampered by injury, Morgan contributed like she has all season Saturday, running in two of the Bears’ three tries on the day against American International College.

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Women’s rugby’s second varsity season ends with NCVWRA quarterfinal loss

November 16, 2015 0 comments

Though it played host to the first-ever NCVWRA tournament Saturday, the women’s rugby team fell 27-19 to American International College in the quarterfinals

Hat trick by Donovan ’18 propels women’s hockey to first win

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Hat trick by Donovan ’18 propels women’s hockey to first win

November 16, 2015 0 comments

After a grueling opening stretch of games, the women’s hockey team finally used a much-needed offensive outburst to defeat Sacred Heart, 6-1

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