James Schapiro is a sports columnist editor for The Herald.

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Athlete of the Week: Jones ’16 ends career with 12th-place finish at nationals

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Athlete of the Week: Jones ’16 ends career with 12th-place finish at nationals

April 8, 2016 0 comments

Simon Jones ’16 is not quite ready to leave the Brown fencing program.

Sarah Syrop ’17 bats during weekend contest. The junior recorded two doubles in Friday’s win against Penn, giving the Bears their first Ivy win this year. The outfielder is currently batting .400 on the young season.

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Softball earns split against Columbia after Scarangella’s ’19 slam

April 4, 2016 0 comments

The softball team entered spring break having lost five of its last six after a promising start.

Kylor Bellistri ’16 is just one of the key pieces of Bruno’s high-powered offense this season, leading the team with 23 goals and adding 6 assists.

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Athlete of the Week: Kylor Bellistri ’16 powers men’s lacrosse past Harvard

March 25, 2016 0 comments

The men’s lacrosse team has started its season with a bang: The team is 6-0 and ranked No. 4 nationally.

Catcher Julia Schoenewald ’17 has been one of Bruno’s primary sources of offense this year. The co-captain is batting .500 and has hit two home runs. She will look to continue her success Wednesday against Hartford.

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Early-game struggles underline softball’s southern roadtrip

March 21, 2016 0 comments

The softball team entered its third weekend of the season with a 7-3 record and plenty of momentum, having won six of its past eight games.

Jorden Mitchell ’17 scored a career-high 9.900 in the floor routine at the Bears’ most recent home meet. Mitchell also recently won the all-around title at the All-Ivy Classic at Cornell. After winning ECAC Gymnast of the Week for her efforts, the junior will look to win her seventh floor title of the season come next week at the ECAC finals.

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Athlete of the Week: Jorden Mitchell ’17 leads gymnastics to Ivy title, chases ECAC crown

March 18, 2016 0 comments

For the third year in a row, the gymnastics team is returning to the ECAC finals.

Jordin Alexander ’16 drives in for a layup past a Harvard defender. Alexander led the Bears with 14.4 points per game in her final season.

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Athlete of the week: Alexander ’16 hits 1,000-point milestone

March 11, 2016 0 comments

Guard and women’s basketball captain Jordin Alexander ’16 has been working her way into Bruno’s history books since she put on the uniform three years ago.

Schoenewald ’17 powers softball to best start in six years

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Schoenewald ’17 powers softball to best start in six years

March 7, 2016 0 comments

Entering the weekend already pacing the softball team on offense, co-captain Julia Schoenewald ’17 did not slow down against Rutgers.

Yeram Park ’18 puts the ball in play. The sophomore launched a three-run homer against Wagner over the weekend, providing her team’s only runs in a 3-2 victory. The win was part of a promising 4-1 start for the Bears.

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Softball explodes with 20-run effort to cap off 4-1 weekend

February 29, 2016 0 comments

Last year, the softball team was 2-3 and had already allowed 28 runs. But this year already feels different, said co-captain Julia Schoenewald ’17.

Starting pitcher Katie Orona ’18 delivers her trademark change-up. As the team gears up for the new season, Orona expects the new crop of strong first-years and the players’ versatility to contribute to success.

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Refocused softball team heads to South Carolina for first test of 2016 season

February 26, 2016 0 comments

The incoming class will certainly play an important role: The current roster lists five first-years, four of whom will compete for starting spots.

Shayna Mehta ‘19 dribbles past a defender. She recorded a team-high 20 points against Harvard Friday night, marking the fourth time she has surpassed the 20-point mark this season. Mehta followed up with 17 points the next day against Dartmouth, hitting five three-pointers in the process.

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Two home losses solidify women’s basketball’s place in Ivy cellar

February 15, 2016 0 comments

Coming off its first Ivy League win of the season against Columbia, the women’s basketball team entered the weekend with a chance to start its season fresh.

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