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Injuries hit Brown athletes hard, end seasons early

April 26, 2010 0 comments

“I don’t remember anything… just coming to and wondering what had happened.” Three quarters into one of his first games last fall, tight end Bradley Griffith ’12 walked off the field with a season-ending concussion.

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No. 1 w. ruggers thrive against the odds

April 15, 2010 0 comments

The coaches are unpaid, the funds raised by the team. Many of the athletes have never played the sport before. Is this Little League, you ask? No, it’s not. It’s the No. 1-ranked women’s rugby program in the nation.

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Seconds from overtime, w. lax falls, 8-7

March 18, 2010 0 comments

With the clock ticking down in the last minute, the women’s lacrosse team was tied at seven. Brown got the ball, approached the goal and a foul was called, giving the Bears a penalty shot. But Yale’s goalie saved it and sent it up to her teammates, who had one final shot on goal with nine seconds remaining. It went in.

Incessant rain and clouds dampen spirits of w. lacrosse

March 15, 2010 0 comments

If you were at the women’s lacrosse game on Saturday, you might remember the weather — or be scarred by it.

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Bears avenge defeat after long wait

March 8, 2010 0 comments

Eleven months ago, the women’s lacrosse team left Quinnipiac visibly disappointed by a resounding 11-6 defeat. But what a difference a year can make.

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For w. lax, old grudges over

March 4, 2010 0 comments

Playing sports in high school, most athletes probably remember having an arch-nemesis, that player on their rival school’s team that they just couldn’t stand. Maybe they played nasty on the field. Maybe they refused to shake hands post-game. Maybe they were the only other player on the field that could keep up.

Gymnastics team finishes second in Ivy

March 3, 2010 0 comments

Carli Wiesenfeld ’12 didn’t know she had to compete on the beam — in addition to bars, vault and floor — until she was in the locker room pre-meet, donning her leotard.

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Tumblers lose to tough competition

February 24, 2010 0 comments

“If you like peeling pieces of skin the size of quarters off of your hands, bars are for you,” says Haley Graham, the bad-ass gymnast in the film “Stick It,” pleasantly describing the appeal of the uneven parallel bars in women’s gymnastics. Brown has its own bad-ass on bars: Julia Meyer ’13.

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Gymnasts finish in 2nd, post season-high scores

February 17, 2010 0 comments

Do a backflip. Do it gracefully and with a smile on your face. Do it on a four-inch-wide, leather-bound steel beam, four feet off the ground. And you’d better stick the dismount. That was beam standout Julia Meyer’s ’13 task on Sunday. And that’s exactly what she did.