Articles by Sam Rubinroit (70)


Bears struggle in first game, fall to Friars

September 7, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Coming off of an impressive 2010 season that lasted until the third round of the NCAA Tournament, the No. 11 men’s soccer team (1-1-0) stumbled out of the gate with a loss to Providence College (3-1-0) Friday, falling to the Friars 1-0 at the Ocean State Soccer Classic. But even with a squad depleted by injuries, the team bounced back Monday, defeating Bryant University (0-2-0) 3-0.


Women’s crew wins national championship

June 2, 2011 Comments are Disabled

There are very few dynasties in college sports history — UCLA men’s basketball under John Wooden, Alabama football under Paul “Bear” Bryant and Connecticut women’s basketball under Geno Auriemma. Brown women’s crew under Head Coach John Murphy added itself to that list by claiming its seventh NCAA title in 15 years Sunday by the narrowest of margins.


Bruno struggles in Ivy championships

April 28, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The men’s and women’s golf teams concluded their seasons in New Jersey last weekend at their respective Ivy League Championships. The men finished seventh in a field of eight, and the women earned sixth in a seven-team field.


Athletes join teams for love of the game, not money

April 26, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As a member of the Ivy League, Brown is hindered by strict academic requirements and scholarship restrictions that severely limit its pool of potential athletes. So what makes an athlete come to Brown?


Women’s crew shines under gloomy skies

April 25, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The No. 6 women’s crew team dominated through rain and shine last weekend in its final home regattas of the year.


Women’s crew team makes a splash in California

April 19, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Brown athletics are rarely mentioned in the same sentence with powerhouses like Ohio State University or the University of Texas.


Women shine, men drop to last place

April 5, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The men’s and women’s golf teams enjoyed some much needed sunshine as they spent their spring breaks competing in tournaments out West.


Bruno finishes 11th in spring opener

March 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled

After a five-month furlough, the women’s golf team returned to action Sunday for its spring season and earned 11th place out of 14 teams at the Low Country Intercollegiate in South Carolina. The tournament was the team’s first since Oct. 25, when they earned second place at the Sacred Heart Invitational.


Golf teams teed up for spring season after five-month break

March 21, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Even though the men’s and women’s golf teams play the same sport, they still somehow find a way to be polar opposites. Both squads resume their seasons in the upcoming weeks after a five-month furlough between their spring and fall campaigns, but they will be looking at them very differently.


Students mix March Madness with charity

March 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As a senior in high school, Lex Rofes ’13 had an idea. Why not use people’s love for college basketball not as a way to make individual profit, but to help charity?

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