James Schapiro is a sports columnist editor for The Herald.

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Megan Grapengeter-Rudnick ’17 was elected co-ed captain of Brown sailing. She brings individual talent and leadership ability to the team.


Grapengeter-Rudnick ’17 takes helm of Brown sailing

February 12, 2016 1 comment

The boat surged through the water, buffeted by high winds and falling snow. It was late fall, and the temperature was hovering in the mid-30s.

Rebecca Musgrove ’17 dribbles down the court. She scored 11 points as the Bears topped Columbia Saturday after falling to Cornell Friday.


Women’s basketball ends conference skid with win over Columbia

February 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The women’s basketball team is in trouble — after a 1-5 start to its Ivy League season, that is undeniable.

Brown plays defense against in-state rival Rhode Island during its 67-63 win Dec. 1. Since then, the Bears are 6-3 but winless against Ivy foes.


Bulldogs sweep women’s basketball in home-and-home to open conference play

January 29, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Entering Ivy League competition, the women’s basketball team seemed poised for success. But suddenly, things began to go wrong.

Jordin Alexander ’16 knocks down a shot against the University of Rhode Island, but her best shot was yet to come: The senior hit a game-winning buzzer-beater as the Bears got their seventh win against Binghamton.


Women’s basketball bounces back from loss with convincing win over URI

December 4, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The women’s basketball team knew Tuesday’s game against URI could determine whether it continued its stellar season or faded back to Earth.

Erika Steeves ’19 looks to pass the ball to an open teammate. The rookie has made significant contributions to the Bears’ efforts this season and contributed 24 points and 11 rebounds in the week’s contests.


After historic start, women’s basketball suffers first loss of season to Manhattan

November 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After starting 4-0 for the first time in program history, the women’s basketball team rewrote the record books with a commanding win over Vermont.

Stalwart defense secures win in final game of football season


Stalwart defense secures win in final game of football season

November 23, 2015 1 comment

Facing off against a Columbia team that won only twice this year, the football team entered Saturday’s game looking for a fifth win and a .500 season finish

Ellise Sharpe ’16 looks to outlet the ball to a teammate. Sharpe contributed nine points in the contest against Mount Ida Thursday evening.


Women’s basketball offense lights up scoreboard to clinch wins

November 23, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After a 2-0 start to the season, the women’s basketball team looked to continue its success against Mount Ida and Morgan State.

Sam Donovan ’18 helped Brown to its first win of the season Saturday against Sacred Heart. She led the team in shooting percentage last year.


Athlete of the Week: Sam Donovan ’18 lifts Bears to first win with hat trick

November 20, 2015 Comments are Disabled

When the women’s hockey team lost its first six games by a combined score of 24-2, team morale was low. But Sam Donovan ’18 would have none of it.

Megan Reilly ’18 drives past a Providence defender. The Bears have jumped out to a 3-0 nonconference start thanks to contributions from first-years Erika Steeves ’19 and Shayna Mehta ’19.


First half surge propels women’s basketball over Friars

November 20, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The women’s basketball team continued its strong start Tuesday, defeating Providence College 57-47 for its second win of the season.

Jordin Alexander ’16 dribbles up the court, looking for an open teammate. Alexander employed her quickness and trusty midrange jump shot to contribute 16 points and help lift the Bears over Bethune-Cookman University.


First-years shine as women’s basketball opens season with win in Sunshine State

November 16, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The women’s basketball team traveled to Florida for its season opener Friday, beginning on a high note with a 68-61 victory over Bethune-Cookman University.

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