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Equestrian squad places second at JWU and Trinity

March 17, 2010 0 comments

This weekend, the equestrian team knew what had to be done. It had to place high, like it has all season, to maintain its lead in the region. The squad did just that, finishing second at both Johnson and Wales and Trinity College.

W. hoops takes Cornell

March 10, 2010 0 comments

This weekend, the women’s basketball team was playing for many things. They were playing to sweep Cornell on the season. They were playing to upset Columbia. But perhaps the biggest thing the Bears were playing for this weekend was their seniors. And in the final games of the season, Bruno dominated the Big Red, 74-58, and fell hard to the Lions, 54-41.

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With national hype, national championship hopes for m. lacrosse

March 4, 2010 0 comments

The chatter around the Brown men’s lacrosse team in anticipation of this season goes far beyond College Hill. ESPN recently said that Brown is “one of the most overlooked teams.” Bruno is ranked 15th in the Nike/Inside Media poll. But Head Coach Lars Tiffany ’90 isn’t letting the nationwide hype get to his team.

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Lucky No. 13: Basketball player Natalie Bonds ’10

March 3, 2010 0 comments

Women’s basketball forward Natalie Bonds ’10 hurt her ankle and had to be helped off the court eight minutes into the second half in Brown’s game against Harvard last Friday. But less than four minutes later, she checked back into the game and had two more steals, two rebounds and two points — giving her a double-double on the night.

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W. hoops falls to other Ivies in weekend games

March 1, 2010 0 comments

In a league where players don’t play for scholarships but rather for love of the game, it’s almost certain that emotions are going to run high. On their final home stand, the women’s basketball team left it all on the court as they fought for the upset against the Ivy League’s second-ranked Harvard and a determined Dartmouth.

Women’s basketball: Bruno beats Penn, falls to Princeton

February 25, 2010 0 comments

This weekend marked the second time that the women’s basketball team faced Penn and Princeton this season. This time, Bruno had home court advantage, but the outcomes were the same, as the Bears picked up a big win against the Quakers and were mauled by the Tigers.

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Stepping up to the line for Haiti

February 24, 2010 0 comments

The women’s basketball team expected to hit roughly 70 percent of its shots — its season average — in a free throw fundraiser named Hoops for Haiti on Feb. 17.  But with more than just a game on the line, the Bears made 85 percent of their attempts and raised $5,000 for UNICEF.

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On the road, Bears drop two games in conference play

February 15, 2010 0 comments

With the Bears down by two points and just six seconds left, Hannah Passafuime ’12 — Brown’s leading scorer — stepped up to the free throw line with a chance to tie the game at 64 and send it to overtime. But that’s not the way it went. Brown fell to Dartmouth, 67-63, on Friday night and Harvard, 66-51, the next night.

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Brown stays even in conference games

February 8, 2010 0 comments

This weekend’s contests for the women’s basketball team looked oddly similar to last weekend’s. Columbia, which is 13-7, and Cornell, which has yet to win an Ivy League game, resembled last weekend’s league-leading Princeton and 1-18 Penn.

W. basketball has mixed weekend

February 1, 2010 0 comments

Judging the women’s basketball team’s matchups based on pre-weekend records, the games went as expected. The Bears took on a red-hot 13-2 Princeton team on Friday night and a struggling one-win Penn squad on Saturday. Brown fell, 75-44, to the Tigers, but defeated the Quakers, 61-47.