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Bears ‘embrace chaos’ as Perry Era kicks off Saturday

Sitting in an office decorated with Brown memorabilia, wearing an Ivy B polo and balancing a matching mug on his knee, James Perry ’00 embodies all that it means to be the Bears’ newest head football coach. He spoke enthusiastically about the new offense, defense and special teams which are guaranteed ...


Thompson '21 posts consecutive shutouts

Women’s soccer goalkeeper Kayla Thompson ’21 earned back-to-back shut-out victories last week in games against the University of Hartford Thursday and Providence College Sunday. Thompson arrived at Brown this season after playing at West Virginia University for two years, where the Mountaineers ...


Butler ’21 wins season’s first XC race

Hannah Butler ’21 started her cross-country season with a flash, winning the six-kilometer Maribel Sanchez Souther Invitational at a time of 21:58.74. The first-place finish marked the first collegiate victory of Butler’s career. Previously, her best collegiate result was a fifth-place finish. Butler ...


Men’s water polo wins opening game

The men’s water polo team opened its home slate with a 13-10 double overtime victory against Wagner College Saturday. The win was the first of five total at the Bruno Classic, which took place over the weekend. Brown established a solid lead in the first period against Wagner, but the Seahawks surpassed ...


Men’s soccer stunned by Hartford Hawks on late goal

After Michael Chung ’23 fired a shot past the opposing goalkeeper in the first half of the men’s soccer team’s opener against Hartford University this Friday, it looked like the Bears were on their way to a winning start for the year. But the Hawks roared back during the second half to defeat ...


Sports Roundup, Sept. 9

This past week saw a series of impressive performances from Brown’s athletes on the field and court. The field hockey and women’s soccer teams’ shutout victories over Bryant University and the University of Connecticut, respectively, showcased a successful slate of contests for the Bears. The ...


Parker ’23 paces offense to win rugby home opener 60-19

Mahdia Parker ’23 has arrived from Harlem with a bang, scoring three tries as an outside center in her first collegiate rugby appearance and leading the Bears to a 60-19 victory over Long Island University Saturday. Parker previously played rugby for the Columbia Secondary School, where she was voted ...


Costa ’22 wins national bars title

Mei Li Costa ’22 took home the national bars title at the 2019 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships Sunday, earning a winning score of 9.8500 in the finals after tying Brown’s all-time bars record with a score of 9.900 in preliminaries. Costa was Brown’s second-ever national ...


Gymnastics wins All-American honors

Led by a near-flawless routine on the uneven bars from Mei Li Costa ’22, the gymnastics team capped off the 2019 USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships with six All-American honors and its first individual title since 2014. Ten gymnasts from Brown qualified to compete as individuals in the ...


Softball swept by Princeton in Ivy home opener

The softball team dropped each of its three games against Princeton this weekend, as the Bears could not overcome the Tigers’ stout pitching and defense. Bruno did not score a run until the final inning of the series, a solo homer from catcher Madi Cranford ’21. While the Bears pitched well throughout ...


Men's wrestling takes four wins at NCAA Tournament

After a strong conference tournament run, the wrestling team looked to parlay their momentum into the NCAA Wrestling Tournament in Pittsburgh March 21-23. National tournament veterans Jon Viruet ’19 (165 lbs) and CJ LaFragola ’19 (184 lbs) fell victim to the tough competition, with each wrestler ...


Men's hockey sweeps Quinnipiac, advances to semifinals

The men’s hockey team defeated No. 5 Quinnipiac University, the top-seeded team in the ECAC, in two games of a best-of-three quarterfinal series this weekend to advance to the semifinals for the first time since the 2012-13 season. After eliminating Princeton in the first playoff round last weekend, ...


Women’s lacrosse bests Bulldogs in 14-11 win at home

Coming off a series of losses to Dartmouth, Bryant University and the Naval Academy, the women’s lacrosse team (3-4, 1-1 Ivy) faced a pivotal matchup against Ivy rival Yale (4-3, 0-2) Saturday. Despite the recent unlucky streak, the team was able to turn the momentum around with a 14-11 win over the ...


Bears win home opener, split series with Fairfield

The baseball team split its first home series of the year, winning games one and four of its home opener over Fairfield University, but dropping both contests of a Saturday doubleheader. In the series’ first game, right fielder Garett Delano ’20 hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning and Will ...


Schapiro '19: Brown baseball deserves your attention for a day

Even if you love playing baseball, it can’t be easy to play at Brown. In less than three months, the team plays a 40-game season. The Bears fly around the country in February, from Kentucky to South Carolina to Florida looking for warm places to play. Then, in March, they settle back down in Providence ...


Klein ’22 leads Bears to victory over Golden Knights

Last Sunday, the women’s water polo team faced Gannon University at the Harvard Invitational tournament in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Up 6-5 going into the fourth quarter, the Bears went on a rally to outscore the Golden Knights 5-0 during the period, ending the contest at an 11-5 advantage. Katie ...


High score vaults Costa ’22 to top of Ivy League podium

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4=""][/video] “Layout first. Pop off the table.” Those are the words gymnast Mei Li Costa ’22 says to herself before she sprints down the strip of carpet that leads ...


Bears shut out Big Green 2-0 on road

This weekend, the men’s hockey team took its final road trip of the regular season, paying visits to Ivy rivals No. 17 Harvard and Dartmouth. The Bears fell to the Crimson 4-2 Friday but bounced back the following night in Hanover to earn a 2-0 shutout victory over the Big Green. Tommy Marchin ’19 ...

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