Topic: Brown athletics

Katie Klein ’22, who is leading women’s water polo with 29 goals, helped the team to victory at the Harvard Invitational tournament on Sunday. Bruno defeated the Golden Knights 11-5.

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Klein ’22 leads Bears to victory over Golden Knights

March 8, 2019 0 comments

Last Sunday, the women’s water polo team faced Gannon University at the Harvard Invitational tournament in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Costa’s Yurchenko vault earned the first Ivy win for a Brown gymnast since Caroline Morant ’17 claimed three in 2017. Costa was awarded First Team All-Ivy Classic Honors on vault and Second Team on the uneven bars.

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High score vaults Costa ’22 to top of Ivy League podium

March 1, 2019 0 comments

“Layout first. Pop off the table.” Those are the words gymnast Mei Li Costa ’22 says to herself before she sprints down the strip of carpet that leads to a springboard and a vault table, a piece of equipment that resembles a giant tongue.

Goaltender Luke Kania ’21 made 30 saves against Dartmouth Saturday, earning his first shutout of the season and second of his career. Bruno closes out the regular season against Princeton and Quinnipiac this weekend.

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Bears shut out Big Green 2-0 on road

February 25, 2019 0 comments

This weekend, the men’s hockey team took its final road trip of the regular season, paying visits to Ivy rivals No. 17 Harvard and Dartmouth. The Bears fell to the Crimson 4-2 Friday but bounced back the following night in Hanover to earn a 2-0 shutout victory over the Big Green.

The 2019 men’s lacrosse team will be highlighted by All-American goalie Phil Goss ’20 and an influx of talent including two new coaches.

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Men’s lacrosse to open season hosting Quinnipiac

February 15, 2019 0 comments

The men’s lacrosse team will aim to start the season off on the right foot with a contest against Quinnipiac University at home Saturday.

Sophia Petrillo ’22 has made an impressive mark on the Brown gymnastics program since arriving on campus at the beginning of the school year.

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Petrillo ’22 wins multiple all-around titles

February 15, 2019 0 comments

Last weekend, the gymnastics team posted a season high 193.900 to claim first place in a tri-meet against Southern Connecticut State University and Rhode Island College at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Bears took home the floor, bars and vault titles to power past their New England opponents.

Uche ’21 is the first in program history to break the 20-foot mark. She broke the record at last weekend’s New England Championship in Boston.

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Uche ’21 breaks University long jump record

February 8, 2019 0 comments

Last weekend’s New England Championship in Boston saw impressive performances from several athletes on the track and field, but the highlight of the meet was provided by Ijeoma Uche ’21, who broke a school record in the long jump.

The Bears’ win against Dartmouth was their first Ivy League victory of the season. The squad was previously defeated twice by the Yale Bulldogs, who beat them 70-67 and 79-71 in Providence and New Haven, respectively. The men’s basketball team will next host Penn and Princeton at the Pizzitola Sports Center in a double header.

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Bears defeat Big Green, fall to Crimson

February 4, 2019 0 comments

The men’s basketball team split their back-to-back this weekend against Dartmouth and Harvard, overcoming a seven-point deficit in the final four minutes to defeat the Big Green, but faltering in a blowout loss to the Crimson.

The Bears’ win against Dartmouth was their first Ivy League victory of the season. The squad was previously defeated twice by the Yale Bulldogs, who beat them 70-67 and 79-71 in Providence and New Haven, respectively. The men’s basketball team will next host Penn and Princeton at the Pizzitola Sports Center in a double header.

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Men’s hockey falls to Yale 4-3 in close contest on the road

February 4, 2019 0 comments

Following a pair of victories over Rensselaer and No. 18 Union last weekend, the men’s hockey team was edged by Ivy rival Yale 4-3 in a close contest on the road Saturday.

The wrestling team lost against Cornell Saturday. The Bears then fell  to  Binghamton at the annual “Rumble and Tumble” event in the Pizzitola Sports Center, which also featured a gymnastics competition.

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Wrestling drops matches against Cornell, Binghamton

January 27, 2019 0 comments

The wrestling team was defeated by both Cornell and Binghamton University Saturday, losing 42-6 to the Big Red and 19-15 to the Bearcats. Bruno found tough sledding against a No. 10 Cornell team that had five of 10 wrestlers ranked in the top 20 nationally. 

The Brown Bears competed against Brandeis, MIT, Dartmouth, Vassar and Tufts in a Northeast Fencing Conference meet Saturday, earning a combined 9-1 record.

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Fencing posts impressive weekend in second NFC meet

January 27, 2019 0 comments

The men’s and women’s fencing team had only one chance to compete at home this season, and the Bears made it count with impressive victories and a combined 9-1 record in a Northeast Fencing Conference meet Saturday.