Topic: sports

Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

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Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

October 4, 2018 0 comments

I was in New York last weekend to see David Wright’s last game as an active player. Wright played third base for the New York Mets, and has done so since 2004; at the end of the 2018 season, he played his last game, brought down by a deadly combination of back and shoulder injuries.

Gabrielle Moriconi ’21 led women’s volleyball to a comeback victory against Penn. Moriconi recorded double-digit kills for the sixth time this season.

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Moriconi ’21 leads Bears to comeback victory over Penn

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Down two sets to none against Penn last weekend, the women’s volleyball team needed a spark. The Bears found it in outside hitter Gabrielle Moriconi ’21, who led Bruno to a 3-2 victory with 16 kills, six digs and four blocks. A native of Naples, Florida, Moriconi has recorded double-digit […]

Christina Yang (left) and Shaun Leonardo (right) discussed Leonardo’s work and recent performance at the Guggenheim Museum.

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Artist Shaun Leonardo investigates identity in performance-based work

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Multidisciplinary artist Shaun Leonardo and Christina Yang, director of public programs at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, drew a crowd to the Martinos Auditorium in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts last night for a conversation about Leonardo’s work and his recent performance at the museum.

The duo of Chuck Isgar ’21 and Drew Powell ’21 found success earlier this month and will compete in the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.

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Isgar ’20.5, Powell ’21 qualify for amateur championship

September 23, 2018 0 comments

An eerie silence hung over the eighth hole of the Kirkbrae Country Club golf course. There wasn’t much to talk about as Chuck Isgar ’20.5 studied the contours and tilts of the green before lining up a 30-foot putt, but his partner, Drew Powell ’21, did offer up one piece of advice: “Go do it.”

The football team has not won a game against another Ivy League team in 677 days, but Head Coach Phil Estes was optimistic that Bruno would break this losing streak in the coming season.

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Football to open home slate against Crimson

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Tonight, as the football team hosts Harvard under the lights for its home opener at Brown Stadium, the Bears strive to both look to the future and commemorate the past.

The fundraising initiative, proposed by Alex Hughes ’20, builds on the model of the football team’s annual Bench Press for Cancer event. Touchdowns for Cancer aims to raise $15,000 to $20,000 over the course of the season.

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Bruno kicks off Touchdowns for Cancer

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Long before the 2018 season officially kicked off, Alex Hughes ’20 approached Head Coach Phil Estes with an idea for a fundraising event that would give the Bears an opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer each time they took the field.

The men’s water polo team defeated Connecticut College and Austin College during their undefeated road trip before conference play.

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Penner ’22 powers water polo to four wins

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Andrew Penner ’22 is a first-year on the men’s water polo team, and he just wrapped up Brown’s last stretch before conference play with six goals in three games.

Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

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Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

September 16, 2018 0 comments

There were a lot of storylines that could have been written following the the 2018 U.S. Open Women’s Singles final.

Last Thursday, the Bears hosted the University of Vermont in a matchup that ended in an overtime draw. Bruno will match up against UMass Lowell Tuesday before beginning Ivy League play on the road against Dartmouth Saturday.

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Women’s soccer dominates Rams in 5-0 victory

September 16, 2018 0 comments

The women’s soccer team has not lost to the University of Rhode Island since 2007, and it continued its winning streak Sunday afternoon in a 5-0 shutout victory over the in-state rival. The win was the Bears’ most lopsided victory against URI since 1994 and marked their second win in a week. 

Nugent ’21: The AFC North is finally interesting

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Nugent ’21: The AFC North is finally interesting

September 16, 2018 0 comments

These days, seeing that your team’s NFL schedule features Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Pittsburgh doesn’t inspire the fear it used to.