Matthew Brownsword

Former Vice President and Managing Editor of Media

Matt is a senior from Walpole, Massachusetts studying political science. Matt is the former Vice President and Managing Editor of Media after starting his Herald career as a sports writer and editor. Though his focus lies with his more successful sports teams like the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, Manchester City and North Carolina basketball, Brown athletics will always be on Matt's twitter timeline through tick and thin. And he'll wear a Patriots James Develin jersey on Saturday and Sunday to prove it.

Articles by Matthew Brownsword (107)

Two one-goal losses end men’s hockey’s unlucky season


Two one-goal losses end men’s hockey’s unlucky season

March 7, 2016 0 comments

At the end of the first period, the men’s hockey team was up 3-0 over Rensselaer and had its sights set on its first playoff win in over two years.

Alex Brink ’19 eyes the play across the ice. The first-year totaled nine points this season and will likely need to be a contributor if Brown hopes to upset Rensselaer in the first round of the ECAC playoffs this weekend.


Men’s hockey faces familiar opponent in playoffs

March 4, 2016 0 comments

Three years ago, the men’s hockey team played Rensselaer in the quarterfinals of the ECAC tournament — the last time the Bears made it past the first round.

Nick Lappin ’16 looks for a pass. The senior, who has played an instrumental role in the offense this year, was held scoreless in back-to-back games for the first time this season in tilts against Quinnipiac and Princeton.


Disappointing weekend sees men’s hockey fall to 11th in ECAC

February 29, 2016 0 comments

The Bears fell to the No. 1 Bobcats 4-1 and allowed a last-second goal to the Tigers to force a tie.

Taugner ’17 recovers from UCL tear to lead Brown pitching staff

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Taugner ’17 recovers from UCL tear to lead Brown pitching staff

February 26, 2016 0 comments

In 2014, the top-ranked South Carolina baseball team started its season 12-0 before a three-game series against Brown.

Andrew Doane ’17 plows through defenders while skating his way to the goal. Bruno broke its 11-game streak of losses last weekend with a victory that will position it to compete in the first round of the playoffs.


Win, tie against ranked opponents halt men’s hockey’s 11-game skid

February 24, 2016 0 comments

Brown finally broke its 11-game winless streak against conference opponents with a convincing 5-2 win over the No. 20 Golden Knights.

Captain Mark Naclerio ‘16 awaits a pass near the boards. He tallied one assist in the Bears’ 3-3 tie against the Big Red Friday night.


Tie at No. 15 Cornell gives men’s hockey key point

February 15, 2016 0 comments

For a men’s hockey team that has won two conference games this season, picking up a point in a 3-3 tie against No. 15 Cornell is an occasion to celebrate.

Third-liner Alex Brink ‘19 scored the third goal of his career against Dartmouth, but the Bears suffered a familiar defeat against the Big Green.


Losses to Harvard, Dartmouth extend men’s hockey’s ECAC winless streak to 10

February 8, 2016 0 comments

Harvard consistently ranks higher nationally than the men’s hockey team, currently in last place. But Bruno had not lost to the Crimson at home since 2011.

Dara Wais ’18, a late recruit to the women’s hockey team, skates up ice. Though Wais was not recruited at the same time as most of her teammates, she was warmly received by the other hockey players.

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Athletes walk onto College Hill

February 5, 2016 1 comment

Two days ago, high school athletes around the world fulfilled their dreams of signing to competitive colleges. It was National Signing Day.

Tie with Dutchmen ends men’s hockey’s six-game conference slide


Tie with Dutchmen ends men’s hockey’s six-game conference slide

February 1, 2016 0 comments

The entire men’s hockey team was standing, hands raised and incredulous looks on their faces.

First-time goalscorer Josh McArdle ’18 helped Brown tie the game against the Friars in the first period. Bruno went on to win 4-3 in overtime.


Men’s hockey beats former No. 1 Friars

January 29, 2016 0 comments

Tommy Marchin ’19 continued his torrid start to the season with the overtime winner against the Friars ­— one of four goals he scored over the break.

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