James Schapiro is a sports columnist editor for The Herald.

Articles by James Schapiro (57)

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.

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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.

Erika Steeves ’19 looks to pass the ball to an open teammate. The rookie has made significant contributions to the Bears’ efforts this season and contributed 24 points and 11 rebounds in the week’s contests.

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After historic start, women’s basketball suffers first loss of season to Manhattan

November 30, 2015 0 comments

After starting 4-0 for the first time in program history, the women’s basketball team rewrote the record books with a commanding win over Vermont.

Stalwart defense secures win in final game of football season

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Stalwart defense secures win in final game of football season

November 23, 2015 0 comments

Facing off against a Columbia team that won only twice this year, the football team entered Saturday’s game looking for a fifth win and a .500 season finish

Ellise Sharpe ’16 looks to outlet the ball to a teammate. Sharpe contributed nine points in the contest against Mount Ida Thursday evening.

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Women’s basketball offense lights up scoreboard to clinch wins

November 23, 2015 0 comments

After a 2-0 start to the season, the women’s basketball team looked to continue its success against Mount Ida and Morgan State.

Sam Donovan ’18 helped Brown to its first win of the season Saturday against Sacred Heart. She led the team in shooting percentage last year.

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Athlete of the Week: Sam Donovan ’18 lifts Bears to first win with hat trick

November 20, 2015 0 comments

When the women’s hockey team lost its first six games by a combined score of 24-2, team morale was low. But Sam Donovan ’18 would have none of it.

Megan Reilly ’18 drives past a Providence defender. The Bears have jumped out to a 3-0 nonconference start thanks to contributions from first-years Erika Steeves ’19 and Shayna Mehta ’19.

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First half surge propels women’s basketball over Friars

November 20, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team continued its strong start Tuesday, defeating Providence College 57-47 for its second win of the season.

Jordin Alexander ’16 dribbles up the court, looking for an open teammate. Alexander employed her quickness and trusty midrange jump shot to contribute 16 points and help lift the Bears over Bethune-Cookman University.

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First-years shine as women’s basketball opens season with win in Sunshine State

November 16, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team traveled to Florida for its season opener Friday, beginning on a high note with a 68-61 victory over Bethune-Cookman University.

The women’s soccer team poses with Head Coach Phil Pincince. The Bears bid farewell to the class of 2016 and Pincince with their victory over Yale.

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Road win caps season, Pincince’s career

November 9, 2015 0 comments

The Bears have salvaged what was once a lost season, ending on a three-game Ivy League winning streak.

Christine Etzel ’19 has taken the net and made it hers in an impressive rookie campaign during which she has recorded five shutouts.

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Athlete of the week: Etzel ’19 goes for shutout mark in final game of season

November 6, 2015 0 comments

In the history of Brown women’s soccer, only five goalies have recorded six shutouts in a season. Christine Etzel ’19 has the chance to become the sixth.

Jennifer Caruso ’19 advances the ball up the field. While the Bears’ offense generated one goal, their defensive play was crucial in securing the win.

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Resolute defense blanks Quakers in women’s soccer’s home finale

November 2, 2015 0 comments

The women’s soccer team defeated Penn in a thrilling 1-0 shutout Saturday at the newly renamed Stevenson/Pincince Field.

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