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Articles by Benjamin Asher (104)


Alum kicks his way into major league soccer

November 9, 2009 0 comments

Coming into his freshman year of college, Jeff Larentowicz ’05 certainly didn’t envision a professional soccer career. In fact, he was skeptical about his prospects at the collegiate level.


Looking back: The year in sports

April 23, 2009 0 comments

With the 2008-2009 school year coming to an end, it’s time to take a look back at the year of Brown sports. While the year was disappointing on many fronts for Brown athletics, it also had its share of shining moments.


Red-hot baseball sweeps Harvard

April 21, 2009 0 comments

Last week, the baseball team played seven games, going 6-1 over the stretch. Brown started off the week by taking two games from Marist College in a home doubleheader on Tuesday, before dropping a game, 10-6, to UConn on Wednesday.


Big Green too much for baseball Bears

April 14, 2009 0 comments

The baseball team beat Bryant on Thursday, but dropped three of four in a weekend series against Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H.

A win, a loss, a tie vs. R.I. baseball rivals

April 3, 2009 0 comments

The baseball team rallied in the final inning Wednesday afternoon to pull out a 7-6 victory over URI in the first game of a doubleheader, before tying the Rams in a shortened second game.

Baseball overcomes rough road start

March 31, 2009 0 comments

The baseball team had a rocky start to its road stretch over spring break but closed it out on a positive note, winning three of its first four games in Ivy League play over the weekend. The Bears got strong play from co-captain Matt Nuzzo ’09, who is batting a team-high .

M. lacrosse holds on to early lead

March 17, 2009 0 comments

The No. 15 men’s lacrosse team survived another close game on Saturday, when Brown (4-1) jumped out to an early 5-2 lead and held on for a 9-8 victory over No. 13 UMass (3-3) in the Bears’ final contest before beginning Ivy League play.

Bears finish season with wins over Crimson, Big Green

March 9, 2009 0 comments

After missing his first five three-point attempts of the night, Garrett Leffelman ’11 was due. As the final seconds ticked off the clock in Friday night’s game, Leffelman hoisted a shot from just behind the three-point line on the right perimeter. The ball rippled through the net as the buzzer sounded, giving the men’s basketball team a 61-59 win over Harvard.

Two tight games, two losses for m. hoops

March 3, 2009 0 comments

The men’s basketball team’s woes continued on the road this weekend with a 56-48 loss to Princeton on Friday night, followed by a 64-54 loss to Penn on Saturday night. The Bears led at halftime on Friday, but poor shooting in the second half gave the Tigers the win.

Weekend roundup

March 3, 2009 0 comments

Gymnastics and men’s and women’s track and field.