Topic: Athletics

Sports

Achilles to lead baseball team as head coach

July 8, 2014 0 comments

Grant Achilles has been hired by the University as the next head coach of the baseball team, Director of Athletics Jack Hayes announced last month.

Head Coach Lars Tiffany ’90 first proposed the men’s lacrosse team’s 36-hour charity run circling the Main Green in 2006, which raised $18,000 to build a school in Sri Lanka and has become an annual tradition.

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Student-athletes impact local, global communities through volunteering

March 15, 2013 0 comments

Many Brown teams are paired with severely sick children through the Team Impact program.

Concussions leave impact on academics and athletics

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Concussions leave impact on academics and athletics

March 8, 2013 1 comment

Awareness of the causes and effects of head injuries has increased in the athletic community.

Brown’s club frisbee team, Brownian Motion, aims to raise its ranking through dedication and intensive practice sessions this semester.

Sports

Club teams set goals for seasons

February 11, 2013 1 comment

Club rugby and sailing teams rank in national top 10, while frisbee team looks to rebuild.

Bears move on to big leagues

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Bears move on to big leagues

February 1, 2013 0 comments

Lacrosse defenseman drafted 31st and soccer defender picked 35th in professional leagues.

University News

New fitness center overcomes challenges

November 14, 2012 0 comments

When the Jonathan Nelson ’77 Fitness Center opened its doors in April, some faculty and staff members expressed frustration at a gym fee of $20 that accompanied the new facility.

University News

UCS strategizes athlete integration

November 7, 2012 0 comments

Members of the Undergraduate Council of Students spoke to representatives from the Student Athletic Advising Committee, Ryan McDuff ’13 and Lindsay Nickel ’13, as well as Director of Athletics Jack Hayes, at their weekly meeting. The guests presented an agenda to promote the greater integration of student-athletes into campus life.

BUCC discusses athletics, housing

University News

BUCC discusses athletics, housing

October 17, 2012 0 comments

The Corporation’s adoption of former president Ruth Simmons’ athletic reform recommendations last year has led to positive changes for the University, said Director of Athletics Jack Hayes at the monthly meeting of the Brown University Community Council Tuesday.

Increased funding for athletic facilities and coaches’ salaries are two key changes brought about by former president Simmons’ recommendations.

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After 2011 Simmons recs, athletics changes take hold

October 14, 2012 1 comment

Following recommendations made by former president Ruth Simmons last October, the University is in the process of implementing far-reaching changes within the athletics department, including a reduction in admission spots for recruited athletes, an increase in coaches’ salaries and new fundraising efforts for improving athletic facilities.

Paterno ’50 will stay in U.’s Hall of Fame

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Paterno ’50 will stay in U.’s Hall of Fame

September 17, 2012 7 comments

Joe Paterno ’50 will remain in the Brown Athletic Hall of Fame, according to a statement from the Hall’s Board of Directors released Sept. 13. The decision came about two months after the University announced Paterno’s place in the Hall was under review by the board following the release of a report examining Pennsylvania State University’s response to allegations of child abuse against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.