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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As the regular season came to a close, the Bears finished eighth in the ECAC. Bruno will host Princeton in a best-of-three series at Meehan Auditorium this weekend. The winner will advance to the quarterfinals next week.


Men’s hockey falls to No. 5 Quinnipiac, Princeton at home

March 4, 2019 0 comments

Following a victory over Dartmouth on the road last Saturday, the men’s hockey team closed out the regular season with a pair of losses to No. 5 Quinnipiac University and Princeton at home this weekend.

Goaltender Luke Kania ’21 made 30 saves against Dartmouth Saturday, earning his first shutout of the season and second of his career. Bruno closes out the regular season against Princeton and Quinnipiac this weekend.


Bears shut out Big Green 2-0 on road

February 25, 2019 0 comments

This weekend, the men’s hockey team took its final road trip of the regular season, paying visits to Ivy rivals No. 17 Harvard and Dartmouth. The Bears fell to the Crimson 4-2 Friday but bounced back the following night in Hanover to earn a 2-0 shutout victory over the Big Green.

Sophia Petrillo ’22 has made an impressive mark on the Brown gymnastics program since arriving on campus at the beginning of the school year.


Petrillo ’22 wins multiple all-around titles

February 15, 2019 0 comments

Last weekend, the gymnastics team posted a season high 193.900 to claim first place in a tri-meet against Southern Connecticut State University and Rhode Island College at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Bears took home the floor, bars and vault titles to power past their New England opponents.

The men’s hockey team won four of its last five contests on the road, including two clashes against nationally ranked opponents.


Bears undefeated on road trip

February 11, 2019 0 comments

The men’s hockey team found success on the road this weekend, earning a critical pair of victories over Princeton and No. 4 Quinnipiac University. The Bears bested the Tigers 4-2 Friday, before upsetting the nationally ranked Bobcats 4-1 to close out the road trip the following night.

The Bears’ win against Dartmouth was their first Ivy League victory of the season. The squad was previously defeated twice by the Yale Bulldogs, who beat them 70-67 and 79-71 in Providence and New Haven, respectively. The men’s basketball team will next host Penn and Princeton at the Pizzitola Sports Center in a double header.

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Men’s hockey falls to Yale 4-3 in close contest on the road

February 4, 2019 0 comments

Following a pair of victories over Rensselaer and No. 18 Union last weekend, the men’s hockey team was edged by Ivy rival Yale 4-3 in a close contest on the road Saturday.

Forward Michael Maloney ’22 scored the game-winning goal late in the third period against Union Saturday, clinching the Bears’ second victory over the team this season. Bruno will visit Ivy rival Yale this weekend.


Men’s hockey sweeps RPI, No. 16 Union

January 27, 2019 0 comments

Following a series of wins during the winter break, the men’s hockey team continued to heat up this weekend with a pair of victories over New York opponents Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and No. 16 Union College.

Nolan Aibel ’20 scored the equalizer late in the second period against St. Lawrence University Saturday. The Bears return home to host Union College and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in their final contests before the winter break at Meehan Auditorium this weekend.


Bruno ties St. Lawrence, falls to No. 17 Clarkson on the road

December 2, 2018 0 comments

Following a 17-day hiatus over Thanksgiving break, the men’s hockey team resumed conference play on the road this weekend with a 5-1 loss to No. 17 Clarkson University Friday and a 2-2 tie against St. Lawrence University Saturday.

Chris Berger ’21 handles the puck. Berger was one of four Bears to score in Friday’s 4-2 victory over Dartmouth, the team’s first win of the season.


Men’s hockey claims 4-2 victory over Dartmouth at home

November 11, 2018 0 comments

Following visits to Colgate University and Cornell last week, the men’s hockey team returned home to claim its first victory of the season, prevailing over Ivy rival Dartmouth 4-2 at Meehan Auditorium Friday. The win highlighted a pair of mixed results after the Bears fell to Harvard 5-2 Saturday.

Justin Jallen ’22 handles the puck. The forward currently leads the team with four points in as many games.
The Bears return home to host Dartmouth Friday and Harvard Saturday at Meehan Auditorium.


Men’s hockey ties Colgate in overtime tilt, falls to No. 18 Cornell on the road

November 4, 2018 0 comments

The men’s hockey team continued its season on the road this weekend, drawing even with Colgate University 2-2 in overtime Friday and falling to No. 18 Cornell 3-2 Saturday.

The men’s hockey team opened its 2018-19 campaign with a pair of close duels against Yale and the University of Vermont this weekend at Meehan Auditorium. The Bears will continue conference play with visits to Colgate University Friday and Cornell Saturday.


Men’s hockey edged by Yale, Vermont in opening weekend

October 29, 2018 0 comments

The men’s hockey team opened its season with a pair of close contests this weekend, falling to Ivy rival Yale 3-2 Friday and recording a 2-1 loss to the University of Vermont Sunday.

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