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Goaltender Shannon McSweeney ’15 broke the University’s all-time saves record, eclipsing the previous high of 589 set by Sarah Lamont ’91.

Field hockey team’s offense falters in rare scoreless affair

October 20, 2014 0 comments

After 15 years of waiting to beat Princeton (4-9, 3-1 Ivy), the Bears (8-4, 1-3) will have to wait another year, as they lost to the Tigers 4-0 on Saturday.

Annie Gillen ’15 looks upfield for a teammate. The defender has contributed two assists in her 11 appearances so far this season.

Conference woes persist for winless women’s soccer squad

October 20, 2014 0 comments

Women’s soccer will have to keep searching for a conference win after suffering a 2-0 loss against the Crimson.

Sarah Lucenti ’17 sets a teammate up for a spike. The setter has already logged 396 assists ­— nearly half of the team’s 867 assists — this year.

Volleyball sweeps weekend with strong five-set wins

October 20, 2014 0 comments

After a series of close conference losses, the volleyball team bounced back nicely this weekend, taking down Columbia and Cornell in five-set thrillers.

Sports Roundup: Oct. 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 0 comments

For the second year in a row, the Tigers scored a late goal to nip Bruno Sunday and claim the 2014 Ivy crown.

Tariq Akeel ’16 eyes a ball in the air. The midfielder contributed to Bruno’s 1-1 draw Saturday with several tackles and key passes all over the field.

Men’s soccer weathers early deficit, contested officiating to earn draw

October 20, 2014 0 comments

The men’s soccer team landed squarely in the middle of the Ivy League standings after Saturday’s match with Harvard ended in a 1-1 draw.

Brown defensive players clog the end zone in hopes of stopping a goal-line play. Bruno’s defense has been a strength for the team all year.

After rough start, football team falls against Princeton

October 20, 2014 0 comments

Over its past two Ivy League games, the football team has established a theme: not playing a complete game.

Maryl Vanden Bos ’15 sets the ball. Despite Vanden Bos’ leadership, the Bears are just 6-11 on the season and have only one conference win.

Women’s volleyball seeks to rebound at home after winless weekend

October 17, 2014 0 comments

After two losses on the road last weekend, the women’s volleyball team will return to the Pizzitola Center to battle both Columbia and Cornell this weekend.

Alexis Miller ’16 controls the ball. The Bears are having a stellar season, and at 8-3 are just one win from their first winning season since 2006.

Field hockey’s O’Donnell ’15, McSweeney ’15 take aim at school record

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Goalie Shannon McSweeney ’15 needs only two saves to become career saves leader, forward Meghan O’Donnell ’15 needs only one more goal, three more points.

Wide receiver Brian Strachan ’15 had eight catches for 98 yards and three touchdowns during Saturday’s game against the College of the Holy Cross, quadrupling his career touchdown total.

Athlete of the Week: Strachan ’15 catches three touchdowns in double OT win

October 17, 2014 0 comments

For his efforts in Bruno’s second victory of the year, Strachan has been named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.

Firn ’16: Hanging on or hanging ’em up

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Hidden behind the headlines, the gifts and the thunderous ovations was one unsettling and undeniable truth: Derek Jeter was no longer Derek Jeter.