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.

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Julia Green ’19 completes a double back pike during her floor routine at the Ivy Classics Sunday. The Bears tallied a season-high 48.850 on the event.

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Gymnastics finishes fourth in Ivy Classic competition

February 25, 2018 0 comments

While uncharacteristic mistakes on the uneven bars and balance beam hindered the gymnastics team’s run for the Ivy Classic title, the Bears still recorded their second highest score of the season with a 192.975 at the Pizzitola Sports Center Sunday.

Bears post season-high team score at Maryland quad meet

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Bears post season-high team score at Maryland quad meet

February 12, 2018 0 comments

Season-best scores on vault and floor and personal-best performances by multiple gymnasts lifted the gymnastics team to new heights as it tallied a 193.325, its highest mark of the season, while on the road at the University of Maryland.

The gymnastics team competed in its annual ‘Beauty and the Beast’ meet, held with the wrestling team, at the Pizzitola Sports Center Sunday. The Bears’ team score of 190.900 placed them ahead of Rhode Island College.

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Bears place second in home opener

February 9, 2018 0 comments

After traveling to competitions around New England for the past three weekends, the gymnastics team returned to the Pizzitola for its 2018 home opener.

Cara Mund ’16, who concentrated in business, entrepreneurship and organizations, is now shifting her focus to philanthropy, involving herself with the Make-a-Wish foundation.

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From Brown to the crown: Cara Mund ’16

February 8, 2018 0 comments

When reigning Miss America Cara Mund ’16 began competing in beauty pageants, her goal “was always to be Miss North Dakota, but it was never to be Miss America.” A contestant from North Dakota had never won the pageant before, and only three women from Mund’s home state had made it into the top 10.

Brown powered to victory against UMass-Amherst to place the team in prime position going into the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship next weekend. The victory was highlighted by a clutch performance by Maddie Stearns ’18.

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Women’s tennis defeats UMass-Amherst 5-2 at home

February 4, 2018 0 comments

Tensions mounted Friday as the women’s tennis team persevered through multiple tie-breaks and close doubles matches to defeat the University of Massachusetts at Amherst 5-2.

Zach Hunsaker ‘20 scored the game-winning layup against Dartmouth in a sensational play that appeared on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays.

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Hunsaker ’20 sinks buzzer beater

February 2, 2018 0 comments

After jumping to an early lead, the men’s basketball team held on to hand Dartmouth its third Ivy League loss of the season Friday night.

Emma Hansen ‘21 took to the beam after winning the bars title for the second time in three meets. The Bears will next compete at home against Bridgeport Feb. 4.

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Brown gymnasts finish third at Springfield College meet

January 28, 2018 0 comments

Anchored by clutch performances from its first-years, the gymnastics team finished just shy of second place at a quad meet hosted by Springfield College.

Lauren Gibbs ’06 goes for gold

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Lauren Gibbs ’06 goes for gold

January 26, 2018 0 comments

Lauren Gibbs ’06 did not begin her athletic career on ice, but next month, she will represent Team USA as she competes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in women’s bobsled.

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

Bears enter 2018 season with high expectations, talented freshmen class

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Bears enter 2018 season with high expectations, talented freshmen class

December 3, 2017 0 comments

Forty days out from its first competition of the 2018 season, the gymnastics team is more prepared than ever.