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Spooney ’14 sets school record in 200m

February 13, 2012 0 comments

The men’s and women’s indoor track squads competed this weekend at the Valentine Invitational hosted by Boston University, one of the final testing grounds before the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships in two week’s time. Though the meet was not scored, Brown had top individual performances on both teams, both on the track and off.


Track team competes in R.I. invitational

February 7, 2012 0 comments

The indoor track and field teams competed Saturday at the Tribute to Charles Torpey Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island. Though the meet was not scored, several members of both teams gave strong performances.  


Local Olympian inspires varsity, casual runners

February 6, 2012 0 comments

“When you run free, you run fast. When you run fast, you have fun,” said Roisin McGettigan, Irish Olympian and Providence resident, to an audience of varsity and club runners Feb. 2 in an event sponsored by the Running Club.


Bears dash past competition in season’s third meet

January 31, 2012 0 comments

While the rest of Brown slowly gears up for a new semester, the women and men on the indoor track teams are already moving at top speed. At the Joe Donahue Collegiate Indoor Games Jan. 27, the women captured first place, while the men finished second.


Baseball player sprints to top at Alden Invitational

December 4, 2011 0 comments

The men’s and women’s indoor track teams opened up their respective seasons at Saturday’s Alden Invitational, hosted by Brown in the Olney-Margolies Athletic Center. The men won five titles, while the women earned nine top finishes.


Lowry ’12 runs his way to All-American honors

November 27, 2011 0 comments

“Coming into Brown, I wanted to be All-American by the time I graduated,” said Dan Lowry ’12. 


Lowry ’12 qualifies for NCAA national championship

November 13, 2011 0 comments

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed Saturday at the NCAA Northeast Regional championship meet in Buffalo, N.Y., with the men taking fifth in a 33-team field and the women taking 11th in a field of 36.


Men take home fourth, women falter at Heps

October 31, 2011 0 comments

While Saturday’s unseasonable snowfall left many students shuffling in the cold between Halloween parties, the men’s and women’s cross country teams raced eight and six kilometers respectively in the swirling snow at the 2011 Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships at Princeton.


Men’s hockey gears up for mission impossible

October 24, 2011 0 comments

As he enters his third year as the head coach of the men’s ice hockey team, Brendan Whittet ’94 does not consider any goal unachievable during the upcoming season.


For second year in a row, Bears sweep Rothenberg

October 17, 2011 0 comments

The cross country squads sprinted their way to first place finishes at the second annual Rothenberg Run in East Greenwich last Friday, giving them meet titles for the second straight year.