Topic: Women’s Basketball

Ellise Sharpe ’16 handles the ball at midcourt. The junior scored eight points and had four steals off the bench, but could not lead Bruno to victory.

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Northern trip ends in narrow defeat for women’s basketball

November 24, 2014 0 comments

The women’s basketball team fell just short, 60-57, in a nail-biter on the road Saturday against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats.

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Alexander ’16 lights up scoreboard, obliterates career-high

November 21, 2014 0 comments

For her impactful and game-winning performance and new career-high, The Herald has named Jordin Alexander ’16 Athlete of the Week.

Sophie Bikofsky ’15 spots an open teammate. In just two games, Bikofsky has shown a proclivity for the long ball, taking 19 triples and sinking seven.

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Bruno edged by cross-town rival

November 21, 2014 0 comments

The women’s basketball team suffered its first defeat of the season Tuesday 78-69 to cross-city foe Providence College.

Sophie Bikofsky ’15 prepares to shoot a free throw. Last season, Bikofsky’s three-point percentage — 48.6 — led the NCAA, and the senior is Bruno’s leading returning scorer, averaging 13.5 points per game. She scored 17 points against the University of Vermont Saturday.

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Comeback helps women’s basketball open year with road win over Vermont

November 17, 2014 0 comments

The women’s basketball team opened its season with an 81-76 road win over the University of Vermont Saturday.

Head Coach Jean Marie Burr addresses her team during a timeout. Burr retired after a 26-season career, notching a record 324 wins.

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Winningest coach Burr retires after 26 years

March 14, 2014 0 comments

Head Coach Jean Marie Burr, the winningest coach in Brown women’s basketball history, announced her retirement Monday following the end of her 26th season.

Guard Lauren Clarke ’14 helped secure the team’s fourth Ivy win of the season with her free-throw shooting in the last 40 seconds of the game. She finished off her Brown career with 25 points in her final two games.

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Women’s basketball splits final weekend, finishes sixth in Ivy League

March 10, 2014 0 comments

The Bears finished their season this weekend on the road with a 46-43 win over Dartmouth Friday and an 87-67 loss to Harvard Saturday.

Lauren Clarke ’14 prepares to shoot a free throw. The senior scored 12 points in the loss to Penn but, in her final home start Saturday, dropped 24 against Princeton on the strength of 6-of-9 three-point shooting.

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Women’s basketball upsets Ivy-leading Tigers on senior night

March 3, 2014 0 comments

The Bears secured a surprising victory Saturday with a 61-58 win over Princeton, then the Ivy leader, after losing 70-54 to Penn Friday.

Guard Lauren Clarke ’14 tries to dribble past a Cornell defender. She contributed eight points and two assists in 25 minutes against the Big Red.

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Cornell and Columbia pound women’s basketball

February 24, 2014 0 comments

The women’s basketball team had a tough weekend at home, falling 66-59 to Columbia Friday and 78-53 to Cornell Saturday.

The Bears could not take down the Tigers’ strong offense Friday, leading to Brown’s 81-70 loss against Princeton. They lost again Saturday 78-51 against Penn, the team with the best defense in the Ivy League.

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Ivy opponents top women’s basketball twice over long weekend

February 19, 2014 0 comments

The women’s basketball team traveled South over the long weekend, falling 81-70 to Princeton Friday and 78-51 to Penn Saturday.

Natalie Ball ’16 surveys the defense against Dartmouth. She started both games, scoring 17 total points on 8-of-16 shooting with six rebounds.

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Women’s basketball splits weekend games

February 10, 2014 0 comments

For women’s basketball, a win and a loss this weekend were good enough to hold onto sixth place in the Ivy League, though the team had hoped for better.