James Schapiro is a sports columnist editor for The Herald.

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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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.

Megan Grapengeter-Rudnick ’17 was elected co-ed captain of Brown sailing. She brings individual talent and leadership ability to the team.


Grapengeter-Rudnick ’17 takes helm of Brown sailing

February 12, 2016 0 comments

The boat surged through the water, buffeted by high winds and falling snow. It was late fall, and the temperature was hovering in the mid-30s.

Rebecca Musgrove ’17 dribbles down the court. She scored 11 points as the Bears topped Columbia Saturday after falling to Cornell Friday.


Women’s basketball ends conference skid with win over Columbia

February 8, 2016 0 comments

The women’s basketball team is in trouble — after a 1-5 start to its Ivy League season, that is undeniable.

Brown plays defense against in-state rival Rhode Island during its 67-63 win Dec. 1. Since then, the Bears are 6-3 but winless against Ivy foes.


Bulldogs sweep women’s basketball in home-and-home to open conference play

January 29, 2016 0 comments

Entering Ivy League competition, the women’s basketball team seemed poised for success. But suddenly, things began to go wrong.

Jordin Alexander ’16 knocks down a shot against the University of Rhode Island, but her best shot was yet to come: The senior hit a game-winning buzzer-beater as the Bears got their seventh win against Binghamton.


Women’s basketball bounces back from loss with convincing win over URI

December 4, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team knew Tuesday’s game against URI could determine whether it continued its stellar season or faded back to Earth.

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