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Articles by Alex Smolar (61)

In Sarah Behn’s tenure as head coach of the women’s basketball team, the Bears have accumulated an Ivy League record of 20-60, with a conference-winning percentage of 25.0 over that span.

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Brown University Band will not perform at women’s basketball games in protest of Head Coach

February 24, 2020 20 comments

The Brown University Band announced they will not be playing at women’s basketball home games for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season, citing allegations circulating about the conduct of women’s basketball Head Coach Sarah Behn.

Women’s soccer moves to second round of NCAA Tournament

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Women’s soccer moves to second round of NCAA Tournament

November 16, 2019 0 comments

The women’s soccer team defeated Monmouth University in a penalty shoot-out Saturday to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1994.

Senior Co-Captain Jackson Goebel ’20 scored the first goal for the Bears in the 14th minute past Princeton goalkeeper Jacob Schachner.

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Men’s soccer battles Princeton to draw

October 15, 2019 0 comments

Facing a 0-1 conference record and a four-game losing streak, the men’s soccer team entered their matchup against Princeton Saturday in need of a win to stay competitive in the Ivy League.

Sports Roundup, Sept. 9

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Sports Roundup, Sept. 9

September 8, 2019 0 comments

This past week saw a series of impressive performances from Brown’s athletes on the field and court. The field hockey and women’s soccer teams’ shutout victories over Bryant University and the University of Connecticut, respectively, showcased a successful slate of contests for the Bears.

Gottlieb ’99 joins NBA’s Cavaliers in historic hiring

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Gottlieb ’99 joins NBA’s Cavaliers in historic hiring

June 25, 2019 0 comments

Lindsay Gottlieb ’99 made history June 12th after the Cleveland Cavaliers hired her as an assistant coach, making her the first female collegiate head coach to join an NBA team’s coaching staff. 

Sports Roundup, April 1

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Sports Roundup, April 1

April 1, 2019 0 comments

This spring break saw several impressive performances from Brown’s athletic teams. Highlights from this weekend included a 4-2 victory over Yale for the men’s tennis team, women’s lacrosse defeating Fresno State University 19-13 and 10 first place finishes for track and field at the Bryant Black and Gold Invitational.

Trump issues executive order to protect campus free speech

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Trump issues executive order to protect campus free speech

March 22, 2019 0 comments

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday afternoon designed to protect “free inquiry” on college campuses, which supporters have called a victory for free speech and opponents have criticized for government overreach.

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 3 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.

Men’s basketball star to transfer

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Men’s basketball star to transfer

March 20, 2019 0 comments

Desmond Cambridge ’21 announced Tuesday he will transfer to another school after starring on the men’s basketball team for the past two years.

Mosenthal was awarded second team All-Ivy honors last season.

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Mosenthal ’21 leads lacrosse to weekend win

February 22, 2019 0 comments

The women’s lacrosse team opened its season Saturday at home with a 16-9 victory against Quinnipiac University, led by the formidable offense of Risa Mosenthal ’21. Mosenthal, an attacker from Campton, New Hampshire, scored eight goals in the matchup, tying a program record for the most goals scored in a single game.