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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.

Athletic Director Jack Hayes offered Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, the head coaching position for men’s tennis in 2016.

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University offered coaching position to alum indicted in admissions scandal

March 20, 2019 0 comments

Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, was offered the head coaching position for Brown’s men’s tennis team in 2016 while federal authorities allege he was accepting millions of dollars in bribes as a coach at Georgetown University.

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.

Christian LaFragola ’19 clinched a crucial 3-1 win in overtime against Brian Bonino of Columbia. The Bears’ decisive victories over the weekend coincided with the team’s Senior Day, when visiting alums showed up to support the team. Next week, the team will take on Harvard in Cambridge before returning home for their final match against Sacred Heart University.

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Wrestling sweeps EIWA rivals on Senior Day

February 20, 2019 0 comments

The men’s wrestling team took out Columbia and Hofstra University Saturday in two critical victories on their Senior Day. The dual against Columbia came down to the wire, with the Bears needing a win from Tucker Ziegler ’19 (197 lbs) in the final bout.

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.

Justine Gaziano ’20 scored a career-high 35 points in the winning effort against Bryant University last weekend.

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Gaziano ’20 powers Bears to victory over Bryant

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Junior guard Justine Gaziano ’20 notched 35 points last weekend as the women’s basketball team breezed past Bryant University 84-68 at the Ocean State Tip-Off Tournament. For her standout performances in Bruno’s tournament play, she has been named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.

James Perry ’00 was starting quarterback for Brown as an undergraduate and previously served as quarterbacks coach for Bruno from 2007 to 2009.

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James Perry ’00 hired as head football coach

December 4, 2018 0 comments

James Perry ’00 was named the University’s 20th Head Football Coach Monday afternoon. This appointment follows the Nov. 19 departure of former Head Coach Phil Estes, who led the team for 21 seasons, The Herald previously reported.

The Bears finished the meet with 992 points, just ahead of second-place Princeton’s 852 points. Women’s swimming and diving will return to action Jan. 12 for a meet against Ivy League rivals Penn and Harvard.

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Bears claim first place in Bruno Invite

December 2, 2018 0 comments

Coming off of a victory over Wagner College and a defeat against Rutgers University, the women’s swimming and diving team powered to a first-place finish in the Bruno Invite this weekend.

Trey Keeley ’20 earned his first career victory over a ranked opponent, defeating 20th-ranked Cole Verner of the University of Wyoming in the 125 lb weight class.

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Wrestling finishes 35th in Las Vegas Invitational

December 2, 2018 0 comments

Following tournaments at Binghamton University and the United States Naval Academy, the wrestling team headed west to Las Vegas this weekend to take on several of the nation’s best teams at the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.