Tess is a senior reporter for The Herald's Sports section. She is a junior from (a tiny town near) Savannah, Georgia and is concentrating in English Nonfiction Writing. Tess loves all things college football and is a devoted Georgia Bulldogs fan. Outside 195 Angell, catch her in the AQR pretending to write papers while actually scrolling through /r/CFB or in the SciLi basement rewatching the 2018 Rose Bowl.

Articles by Tess Demeyer (55)

Peachy to friends, Peach to competitors

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Peachy to friends, Peach to competitors

October 31, 2018 0 comments

It started three years ago with a faded orange hat and an effort to bring a stoic first-year out of his shell. The result was a stage name that Peter Choi ’20 will perform under at the Brooklyn Bazaar Nov. 10 armed only with a microphone.

The duo of Chuck Isgar ’21 and Drew Powell ’21 found success earlier this month and will compete in the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.

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Isgar ’20.5, Powell ’21 qualify for amateur championship

September 23, 2018 0 comments

An eerie silence hung over the eighth hole of the Kirkbrae Country Club golf course. There wasn’t much to talk about as Chuck Isgar ’20.5 studied the contours and tilts of the green before lining up a 30-foot putt, but his partner, Drew Powell ’21, did offer up one piece of advice: “Go do it.”

The fundraising initiative, proposed by Alex Hughes ’20, builds on the model of the football team’s annual Bench Press for Cancer event. Touchdowns for Cancer aims to raise $15,000 to $20,000 over the course of the season.

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Bruno kicks off Touchdowns for Cancer

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Long before the 2018 season officially kicked off, Alex Hughes ’20 approached Head Coach Phil Estes with an idea for a fundraising event that would give the Bears an opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer each time they took the field.

Co-captain Claire Ryan ’18 capped off her collegiate gymnastics career with a fourth-place finish on the uneven bars. Ryan recorded a career-high 9.850 on the event during the preliminary session Friday.

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Bears close out 2018 season at USAG Nationals

April 15, 2018 0 comments

A season-best performance on balance beam and career-high scores from multiple gymnasts elevated the gymnastics team’s final competition of the season, as it finished fourth in the second preliminary session at the 2018 USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships Friday.

The men’s tennis team opened its Ivy League schedule with a close loss to Harvard Friday. Coming off a victory over Yale, the women’s team hoped to take down the Crimson but were unable to hold them off in a 5-2 loss.

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Bears drop critical home, away contests to Crimson

April 8, 2018 0 comments

Coming off a spring break victory over the University of California, Davis, the men’s tennis team returned to the Pizzitola Sports Center Friday for its first Ivy League test of the season.

Co-captains Maggie McAvoy ’18 and Claire Ryan ’18 hold the team’s ECAC championship third place trophy and look forward to USAG nationals.

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Bears punch ticket to Nationals

April 1, 2018 0 comments

For the sixth consecutive year, the gymnastics team has qualified for the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships.

Alyza Benotto ‘18 broke a month-long drought for the tennis team last weekend. She hopes to go to the NCAA championships this season.

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Alyza Benotto ’18 leads tennis to victory

March 23, 2018 0 comments

Before notching a 6-1 victory over Stony Brook University, the women’s tennis team (6-7) had not won a match in a month. But the Bears broke the drought Saturday as Alyza Benotto ’18 contributed two points to the team score and helped put Bruno on top.

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Gymnastics closes out regular season with third-place finish

March 19, 2018 0 comments

One week out from the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship, the gymnastics team wrapped up its final meet of the regular season with a third-place finish at the University of Bridgeport. Brown tallied a 192.600 Saturday evening and bested the Centenary College of Louisiana while finishing behind Yale and the […]

Rose Domonoske ‘21 performs a lay-out step-out on the balance beam, where she scored a 9.800. The team recorded a season-high 193.525 Sunday at a quad meet hosted by the University of New Hampshire.

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Gymnastics team sets new personal best at quad meet

March 16, 2018 0 comments

For the past month, the gymnastics team has narrowly missed topping the 193.325 team score it set in early February, but Brown finally beat its season best with a 193.525 during a quad meet hosted by the University of New Hampshire Sunday.

Bears finish second on Senior Day

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Bears finish second on Senior Day

March 4, 2018 0 comments

Coming off an unexpected fourth-place finish at the Ivy Classics last weekend, the gymnastics team bounced back with a second-place finish in its final home meet of the season Sunday.