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Men’s lacrosse defeats Navy for semifinal berth

Men’s lacrosse defeats Navy for semifinal berth

May 21, 2016 0 comments

Brown built a first-half lead and held on with a gutsy second-half performance to defeat the Midshipmen by a final score of 11-10.

Men’s lacrosse advances to NCAA quarterfinals

Men’s lacrosse advances to NCAA quarterfinals

May 17, 2016 0 comments

The fifth-seeded men’s lacrosse team cruised to a 17-8 victory over Johns Hopkins in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday.

30 percent of athletes quit respective teams

April 28, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Bruno's Woes

For athletes who spend much of their childhood and high school years dedicated to a sport, reaching the Division I level is often the ultimate goal.

Unsuccessful teams reflect institutional athletic changes

Unsuccessful teams reflect institutional athletic changes

April 27, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Bruno's Woes

In the fall and winter seasons this year, only three of 12 Brown team sports — men’s soccer, men’s water polo and women’s rugby — had winning records.

Low attendance perennial plague for athletics

Low attendance perennial plague for athletics

April 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Bruno's Woes

It is hardly a secret that sports are generally not central to student life at top-tier academic institutions like Ivy League schools.

Zoe Verni ’19 looks to score against Dartmouth. The first-year tallied two goals to bring her season total to nine.

Women’s lacrosse defeats Dartmouth for first Ivy win

April 25, 2016 0 comments

Brown (6-8, 1-5 Ivy) dominated the majority of the game to secure a convincing 8-5 win over the Big Green (6-8, 2-4).

Stagnant offense gets softball swept

Stagnant offense gets softball swept

April 25, 2016 0 comments

The softball team has outperformed expectations this season and played better than its record indicates, but it seems the team simply cannot catch a break.

French ’16 leads baseball to lone win over Harvard

French ’16 leads baseball to lone win over Harvard

April 25, 2016 0 comments

The men’s baseball team traveled north to take on Red Rolfe division foe Harvard in a four-game series Saturday and Sunday.

Brendan Caputo ’16 looks to bring the ball up the field. The senior midfielder scored three goals and added an assist in the Bears’ win.

No. 3 men’s lacrosse clinches Ivy League title

April 25, 2016 0 comments

The No. 3 men’s lacrosse team has done it again. After dismantling Cornell Saturday, the Bears (12-1, 5-0) clinched a second straight Ivy League title.

Will Gural ’16 has been a key offensive weapon for the Bears, recording two goals and two assists in an upset win against then-top-ranked Yale.

Gural ’16 kickstarts fast-paced offense for men’s lacrosse

April 22, 2016 0 comments

In 2013 and 2014, the men’s lacrosse team had two middle-of-the-pack, 8-6 seasons. Then Will Gural ’16 took over as the team’s face-off man.