Alex is one of two sports editors at The Herald. She is a junior from London, England and is concentrating in English Literature. She has previously worked as a senior staff writer, staff writer and contributing writer for The Herald covering men’s hockey, women’s hockey, baseball and women’s soccer. Outside of the Herald, Alex is on the figure skating team at Brown and loves to skate with her friends. She also enjoys gymnastics and ballet.

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Trey Dodd ’20 scored the first goal of the game against Providence Saturday, giving the Bears an early lead over the Friars. Bruno resumes conference play with visits to Union College and RPI this weekend.


Men’s hockey slighted by Friars 4-2 in Mayor’s Cup contest

December 2, 2019 0 comments

Following a close loss to Bentley University on the road Tuesday, the men’s hockey team continued its non-conference slate with a visit to No. 13 Providence College this weekend.

The Bears finished a four-game homestand with a victory over St. Lawrence Saturday. Bruno will visit Bentley and PC this week.


Men’s hockey bests St. Lawrence 3-2, edged by Clarkson 2-1 in overtime

November 24, 2019 0 comments

The men’s hockey team rounded out its four-game homestand this weekend, toppling St. Lawrence University 3-2 Saturday after being edged 2-1 by No. 8 Clarkson University in overtime Friday.

Justin Jallen ’22 handles the puck. The Bears continue their season with a pair of home games against ECAC opponents No. 7 Clarkson University and St. Lawrence University this weekend, before visiting Bentley University for a non-conference matchup Nov. 26.


Men’s hockey opens homestand with losses to No. 13 Harvard, Dartmouth

November 17, 2019 0 comments

Following a victory over Colgate University on the road last Saturday, the men’s hockey team continued conference play with a pair of losses to Ivy foes No. 13 Harvard and Dartmouth this weekend.

Luke Kania ’21 made 42 saves in Bruno’s 4-1 victory over Colgate Saturday. The Bears host No. 18 Harvard and Dartmouth this weekend.


Men’s hockey topples Colgate 4-1 on the road

November 11, 2019 0 comments

The men’s hockey team continued conference play on the road this weekend, claiming a 4-1 victory over Colgate University Saturday after falling to No. 4 Cornell 4-1 Friday.

Justin Jallen ’22 had a hot start to the 2019-20 hockey season, scoring a goal in each period against the Yale Bulldogs Saturday.


Jallen ’22 fuels Bears to victory over Yale

November 8, 2019 0 comments

The men’s hockey team opened its season with a pair of contests against Yale last weekend, earning a 5-1 victory at home Saturday after falling to the Bulldogs 3-2 on the road Friday.

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 16:  Sam Lafferty #37 of the Pittsburgh Penguins handles the puck against Tyson Jost #17 of the Colorado Avalanche at PPG PAINTS Arena on October 16, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Lafferty ’18 makes NHL debut with Penguins

November 7, 2019 0 comments

For Sam Lafferty ’18, the first time he put on a black and yellow jersey with his name printed on the back is a moment he will remember forever.

The Bears’ 5-1 victory over Yale marked the 100th career win for Head Coach Brendan Whittet ’94. Bruno returns to action with visits to Cornell and Colgate University this weekend.


Men’s hockey eclipses Yale 5-1 in home opener

November 3, 2019 0 comments

The men’s hockey team opened its season with a home-and-home series against Yale this weekend, earning a 5-1 victory at home Saturday after falling to the Bulldogs 3-2 in a close contest on the road Friday.

The men’s hockey team will open its 29-game schedule at Yale Friday, before returning home to host the Bulldogs the next night. The team hopes that this season will build on last year’s successes.


Men’s hockey to open season against Yale

October 30, 2019 0 comments

Right now, Meehan Auditorium, a dome-shaped arena located at the north of campus, is quiet. The ice lays freshly made under the glow of the lamps, punctuated by bright blue and red lines. Levels of empty stadium-style seats line the edges of the rink, and two scoreboards, one at each end of the building, are blank.

Sports Roundup, Sept. 9


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.

Sports Roundup, April 1


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.

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