Topic: Brown athletics

Hannah Butler ’21 was one of three Brown women to place in the top four in the Maribel Sanchez Southern Invitational cross country race.

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Butler ’21 wins season’s first XC race

September 13, 2019 0 comments

Hannah Butler ’21 started her cross-country season with a flash, winning the six-kilometer Maribel Sanchez Souther Invitational at a time of 21:58.74. The first-place finish marked the first collegiate victory of Butler’s career.

The Bears’ tenacious mentality and strategy contributed to their critical 13-10 win against Wagner College Saturday. Brown proceeded to win five out of its six games in the Bruno Classic over the weekend. The team will return to the pool in the Princeton Invitational this Saturday.

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Men’s water polo wins opening game

September 9, 2019 0 comments

The men’s water polo team opened its home slate with a 13-10 double overtime victory against Wagner College Saturday.

Will Mims ’21  earned a yellow card in the 80th minute of the game. The Bears maintained solid defense against the Hawks’ attack until the 88th minute, when Hartford’s Knights-Browne broke the tie, resulting in a 2-1 defeat in the Bears’ first game of the season.

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Men’s soccer stunned by Hartford Hawks on late goal

September 8, 2019 0 comments

After Michael Chung ’23 fired a shot past the opposing goalkeeper in the first half of the men’s soccer team’s opener against Hartford University this Friday, it looked like the Bears were on their way to a winning start for the year.

Sports Roundup, Sept. 9

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Sports Roundup, Sept. 9

September 8, 2019 0 comments

This past week saw a series of impressive performances from Brown’s athletes on the field and court. The field hockey and women’s soccer teams’ shutout victories over Bryant University and the University of Connecticut, respectively, showcased a successful slate of contests for the Bears.

In a dominating victory against Long Island University, first-year Mahdia Parker lead the Women’s Rugby Saturday.

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Parker ’23 paces offense to win rugby home opener 60-19

September 6, 2019 0 comments

Mahdia Parker ’23 has arrived from Harlem with a bang, scoring three tries as an outside center in her first collegiate rugby appearance and leading the Bears to a 60-19 victory over Long Island University Saturday.

Mei Li Costa ’22 won the uneven bars at the 2019 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships.

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Costa ’22 wins national bars title

April 19, 2019 0 comments

Mei Li Costa ’22 took home the national bars title at the 2019 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships Sunday, earning a winning score of 9.8500 in the finals after tying Brown’s all-time bars record with a score of 9.900 in preliminaries.

Ten gymnasts from the University qualified for preliminary sessions at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships.

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Gymnastics wins All-American honors

April 15, 2019 0 comments

Led by a near-flawless routine on the uneven bars from Mei Li Costa ’22, the gymnastics team capped off the 2019 USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships with six All-American honors and its first individual title since 2014.

The Bears did not score a run until the final inning of a three-game series against Princeton. The team will face off against Yale in another home series this weekend.

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Softball swept by Princeton in Ivy home opener

April 8, 2019 0 comments

The softball team dropped each of its three games against Princeton this weekend, as the Bears could not overcome the Tigers’ stout pitching and defense.

Masood, a two time NCAA Championships qualifier and captain of Brown’s men’s fencing team, closed out his college career with a 93.33 win percentage and 28-2 record. He was previously NFC’s Men’s Rookie of the Year in 2016 and has won All-Ivy honors. For his performances this season, Masood has been named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.

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Masood ’19 wins First Team Men’s Foil to close out college career

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Fencing Captain Umar Masood ’19 took home First Team Men’s Foil with a 93.33 win percentage and a 28-2 record to close out his college career Saturday.

Butterbrodt (left) was the 26th seed of the 33 wrestlers in his weight class, but came within one match of attaining All-American status.

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Men’s wrestling takes four wins at NCAA Tournament

April 1, 2019 0 comments

After a strong conference tournament run, the wrestling team looked to parlay their momentum into the NCAA Wrestling Tournament in Pittsburgh March 21-23.