Topic: Women’s Basketball

Erika Steeves ’19 looks to pass the ball to an open teammate. The rookie has made significant contributions to the Bears’ efforts this season and contributed 24 points and 11 rebounds in the week’s contests.

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After historic start, women’s basketball suffers first loss of season to Manhattan

November 30, 2015 0 comments

After starting 4-0 for the first time in program history, the women’s basketball team rewrote the record books with a commanding win over Vermont.

Ellise Sharpe ’16 looks to outlet the ball to a teammate. Sharpe contributed nine points in the contest against Mount Ida Thursday evening.

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Women’s basketball offense lights up scoreboard to clinch wins

November 23, 2015 0 comments

After a 2-0 start to the season, the women’s basketball team looked to continue its success against Mount Ida and Morgan State.

Megan Reilly ’18 drives past a Providence defender. The Bears have jumped out to a 3-0 nonconference start thanks to contributions from first-years Erika Steeves ’19 and Shayna Mehta ’19.

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First half surge propels women’s basketball over Friars

November 20, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team continued its strong start Tuesday, defeating Providence College 57-47 for its second win of the season.

Jordin Alexander ’16 dribbles up the court, looking for an open teammate. Alexander employed her quickness and trusty midrange jump shot to contribute 16 points and help lift the Bears over Bethune-Cookman University.

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First-years shine as women’s basketball opens season with win in Sunshine State

November 16, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team traveled to Florida for its season opener Friday, beginning on a high note with a 68-61 victory over Bethune-Cookman University.

The men’s basketball team poses for a picture in front of the Duomo di Milano. Both basketball teams handily defeated the Italian competition.

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Pizza, gelato and basketball: Basketball teams take Italy

October 2, 2015 0 comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Italy for 10 days at the end of August for four games of competitive basketball and incredible sights.

Jordin Alexander ’16 attempts a free throw at the Pizzitola Center. The guard recorded 17 points in the weekend’s home losses to the Big Green and the Crimson to conclude her standout  junior season.

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Women’s basketball drops both games of season-ending homestand

March 9, 2015 0 comments

Unable to contain either opponent’s explosive offense, the women’s basketball team fell to Dartmouth and Harvard over the weekend.

Rebecca Musgrove ’17 looks for a pass. Musgrove and Brown’s other guards will have to play well against Dartmouth’s leading scorer, Fanni Szabo, who also leads the league in points per game.

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Women’s basketball looks for top-four Ivy finish against Dartmouth, Harvard

March 6, 2015 0 comments

In spite of pessimistic preseason polls, the women’s basketball team will look to finish in the top half of the Ivy League standings this weekend.

Head Coach Sarah Behn talks strategy with her players. Facing top teams on the road this weekend, even the Bears’ best drawn out plays could not pull Bruno ahead of either the Quakers or the Tigers.

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Bikofsky ’15 hits 1,000 point mark amidst weekend losses

March 2, 2015 0 comments

In a tough weekend on the road against the top two teams in the Ivy League, the women’s basketball team lost both games.

Head Coach Sarah Behn goes over a game plan with the Bears. Led by the program’s best three point shooter ever, Sophie Bikofsky ’15, Brown’s season has exceeded expectations. A win over undefeated Princeton would add to Bruno’s strong campaign.

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Undefeated Princeton, second-place Penn next up for women’s basketball

February 27, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team looks to deliver massive upsets this weekend when it hits the road to take on the Ivy League’s top squads, Princeton and Penn.

Megan Reilly ’18 and Janie White ’18 coordinate in the back court. Brown’s defense was a decisive factor in capturing a victory over Cornell.

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Fresh lineup does the trick in take-down of Cornell

February 22, 2015 0 comments

A trip to New York for the women’s basketball team yielded split results, as the Bears fell to Columbia but were able to best a formidable team in Cornell.