Matthew Brownsword

Vice President and Managing Editor of Media

Matt is a senior from Walpole, Massachusetts studying political science. Matt is the Vice President and Managing Editor of Media after starting his Herald career as a sports writer and editor. Though his focus lies with his more successful sports teams like the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, Manchester City and North Carolina basketball, Brown athletics will always be on Matt's twitter timeline through tick and thin. And he'll wear a Patriots James Develin jersey on Saturday and Sunday to prove it.

Articles by Matthew Brownsword (102)


Men’s hockey falls to Clarkson, St. Lawrence in blowout weekend

January 26, 2015 0 comments

The men’s hockey team opened conference play against St. Lawrence and Clarkson full of confidence, but two losses set the tone for a series of struggles.

Six of Brown’s eight games over winter break were against nationally ranked teams. The most impressive performance of that span came against crosstown foe Providence College, which Bruno defeated 5-3 in a win that gave the Bears the Mayor’s Cup.


Men’s hockey inconsistent in non-conference play, shows improvement over break

January 23, 2015 0 comments

After getting demolished by Union (11-10-2, 4-7-1 ECAC) in one of Brown’s (4-13-0, 1-9-0 ECAC) worst losses of the season, Bruno notched its first ECAC win

The men’s hockey team will take on conference foes Union and Rensselaer this weekend. Brown has failed to secure a single win in the ECAC this season, though these games could pose tough challenges to Bruno.


Union, RPI pose next ECAC test for men’s hockey

December 5, 2014 0 comments

After a weekend in which the men’s hockey team was able to notch its second win of the season against Connecticut, Bruno will look to take the next step.

Defenseman Ben Tegtmeyer ’18 corrals the puck. Defense has been a big problem for the Bears this season, as the team has allowed a whopping 3.75 goals per game overall, and 4.45 per game in ECAC play.


Inconsistency plagues men’s hockey in split

November 30, 2014 0 comments

It was more of the same inconsistent play for Brown this weekend as it beat the University of Connecticut 1-0 but fell 5-0 at Holy Cross.

Massimo Lamacchia ’15 enters the offensive zone. After scoring six goals in 22 games last season, he has just one in seven games this year, and no points over his past four games, which Bruno has lost by a combined 20-5.


Conference skid stretches to six for men’s hockey

November 24, 2014 0 comments

It was a tale of two very different games for the men’s hockey team against Colgate and Cornell this weekend.

Matt Lorito ’15 tracks back on defense. The team needs both veterans and first-years to contribute to the box score against Colgate and Cornell this weekend.


Colgate, Cornell to test struggling men’s hockey team

November 21, 2014 0 comments

After the men’s hockey team started its season with a four-game losing streak, Head Coach Brendan Whittet ’94 wanted to “get back to the drawing board.”

In four years tending the Bruno net, Shannon McSweeney ’15 used a ‘warrior’ mentality to turn the field hockey program around.


Goalie’s illustrious career finishes strong

November 21, 2014 0 comments

When All-Ivy goalie Shannon McSweeney ’15 pulls her helmet on — just before the whistle blows — she doesn’t see a 100 x 60 yard piece of wet astroturf.

Matt Lorito ’15 handles the puck. The senior scored a goal against Harvard, but that goal was one of just two that Bruno secured this weekend.


Ivy sweep keeps men’s hockey winless in conference

November 17, 2014 0 comments

Bruno fell to Harvard and Dartmouth this weekend, losing Friday to the Crimson, 6-2, and getting shut out Saturday by the Big Green, 6-0.

Zack Pryzbek ’17 battles a defender for the puck. The forward has seen action in two of the team’s four games this season, but has yet to log a goal or an assist. Pryzbek and the rest of the team’s offensive players will take on an expanded role against Harvard and Dartmouth with forward Nick Lappin ’16 serving a two-game suspension for two game misconducts.


Men’s hockey heads north in search of first conference victory

November 14, 2014 0 comments

After men’s hockey fell in its opening conference games, the Bears might relish the chance to play ECAC opponents with a similar number of games played.

Meghan O’Donnell ’15 battles with a defender. O’Donnell will end her career as Brown’s all-time leading scorer and with a winning senior season.


Elis top field hockey with OT penalty stroke

November 10, 2014 0 comments

On Senior Day, this year’s historic women’s field hockey team wanted to end their winningest season since 2006 on a good note against Yale Saturday.

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