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Alex Kasarov will be the next men’s tennis head coach following two seasons as associate head coach at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Sports

Alex Kasarov hired as Brown men’s tennis head coach

November 16, 2020 0 comments

Alex Kasarov was named men’s tennis head coach Sept. 30 following former head coach Tim Gray’s departure after four years leading the program. Kasarov’s appointment took effect Nov. 2.  Kasarov spent two seasons as associate head coach at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Head coach of the University’s baseball team Grant Achilles speaks on team bonding and morale in the aftermath of the cancelation of the 2020 season.

Sports

Grant Achilles talks maintaining morale during baseball’s search for new normal

October 26, 2020 0 comments

Grant Achilles, baseball’s 17th head coach since 1900, was hired as an assistant coach in 2012 and promoted to head coach midway through the 2014 season. Under his direction, Brown has earned 13 All-Ivy selection titles with multiple First Team honorees.

Gymnastics Coach Sara Carver-Milne talks about the difficulties in gymnastics training amid pandemic times, offering insight into how athletes are keeping up flexibility and strength outside of the gym.

Sports

Coach Sara Carver-Milne discusses challenges of gymnastics training amid pandemic

October 13, 2020 0 comments

Sara Carver-Milne is in her twentieth season of coaching Brown gymnastics. Under her direction, the Bears have produced 15 NCAA Regional Qualifiers, eight ECAC Event and All-Around Championship titles, ten USAG National Qualifiers and a USAG National Event Championship.

Water Polo Head Coach Felix Mercado discusses mental health, implementing new technology and his work on the USA Water Polo Racial Equity & Reform Task Force in an interview with The Herald.

Sports

Felix Mercado talks water polo team culture during canceled season

October 1, 2020 0 comments

Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Head Coach Felix Mercado is in his 14th season of coaching for the Bears. Under his direction, Bruno has posted four 20-win seasons in the last six years across the two water polo teams. Brown’s water polo teams have also appeared in the national rankings in both 2018 and 2020.

Head Football Coach James Perry ‘00 shares how the Brown football team is coping with challenges brought on by the pandemic, from coaching without a field to virtual recruitment.

Sports

James Perry ’00 discusses how Brown football has adapted during COVID-19

September 24, 2020 0 comments

Head Football Coach James Perry ’00 has won two Ivy League Championships with the Bears, first as a player in 1999 and again as a quarterbacks coach in 2008.

Athletic Department gets involved with Brown’s COVID-19 response

COVID-19 Updates, Sports

Athletic Department gets involved with Brown’s COVID-19 response

September 21, 2020 0 comments

Instead of fighting for wins on their season records, this fall, Brown’s Athletic Department staff are helping the University fight COVID-19.

Men’s Track & Field, Cross Country athletes, alums react to reinstatement

News, Sports, University News

Men’s Track & Field, Cross Country athletes, alums react to reinstatement

June 10, 2020 2 comments

On Tuesday evening, President Christina Paxson  P’19 released a statement reversing a May 28 decision to eliminate the Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country teams as part of the University’s Excellence in Brown Athletics Initiative, which demoted 11 varsity teams to club status.

Zach Hunsaker ’20 wraps up college basketball career

Sports

Zach Hunsaker ’20 wraps up college basketball career

April 7, 2020 0 comments

Zach Hunsaker ’20 was heralded as a leader on the men’s basketball team from the moment he transferred to Brown as a sophomore, serving as team captain in all three of his seasons with the Bears.

Litsky ’20 looks back on Brown tennis career

Sports

Litsky ’20 looks back on Brown tennis career

March 29, 2020 0 comments

Peter Litsky ’20 closed out his senior season on a hot streak, winning his final eight completed singles matches and leading the men’s tennis team to victories against Yale, Michigan State University and Boston College.

At the close of her sophomore year, lacrosse player Sophia DeRosa '22 stood fourth in assists and second in goals, shots and shots on goal.

Sports

DeRosa ’22 reflects on canceled women’s lacrosse season

March 21, 2020 0 comments

Sophia DeRosa ’22 was scorching her sophomore campaign as an attacker and assistant team captain on the women’s lacrosse team when the COVID-19 pandemic brought the season to an abrupt end.