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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 ...


Waters ’20 pitches game shutout

The softball team won its second conference game of the season last weekend, earning a 4-0 victory against Penn at home. The team was led by starting pitcher Emily Waters ’20, who pitched a complete game shutout and allowed only four hits and three walks with no errors. The Bears scored a pair of ...


Bears turn focus to Ivy League doubleheaders after rivalry loss

The Brown softball team dropped a midweek contest to crosstown rival Providence College Wednesday, falling to the Friars 10-0 in five innings. Brown (9-17, 1-3 Ivy) surrendered seven runs in the top of the second, as Providence (10-18) rattled off five hits, including back-to-back triples with two outs. Starter ...


Softball aims to win first Ivy League title in 13 years

Three years of improvement in the win-loss column has the softball team looking for a successful season under Head Coach Katie Flynn, who has seen the Bears improve from 4-34 in 2014, her second year as coach, to 18-23 last year. “We are simply more talented than we have been in my tenure here,” ...


Construction begins on new baseball, softball complex

The Department of Athletics announced Monday that it has commenced construction of a new facility for the baseball and softball teams. The fields were financed through $5 million in donations and are expected to be completed in time for the teams’ seasons in spring 2017. Mark Attanasio ’79, owner ...


Stagnant offense gets softball swept

The softball team has outperformed expectations this season and played better than its record indicates, but it seems the team simply cannot catch a break. After being swept by league-leading Dartmouth last weekend despite putting up a fight, the Bears (16-21, 5-11 Ivy) began their four-game weekend ...


Dartmouth sweeps softball into last

Entering a four-game weekend against Dartmouth at 5-3 in Ivy League play, the Bears had an opportunity to take on Ivy League frontrunner Dartmouth and claim the top spot themselves with a sweep. But it was the Big Green (22-10, 12-0) who swept the Bears (16-16, 5-7 Ivy), maintaining its perfect Ivy ...

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Sports Roundup: April 11, 2016

Women’s Water Polo The women’s water polo team played two games Saturday at George Washington, first defeating the host Colonials 17-12 before falling to Bucknell 13-9. Marisa Kolokotronis ’17 led the pack with a weekend total of seven goals, eight assists and six steals. Two first-years contributed ...


Early-game struggles underline softball's southern roadtrip

The softball team entered its third weekend of the season with a 7-3 record and plenty of momentum, having won six of its past eight games. But at the College of Charleston Invitational in South Carolina, it ran into early trouble. Taking on Connecticut (10-18), the Bears (8-7) went behind early, as ...


Schoenewald ’17 powers softball to best start in six years

Entering the weekend already pacing the softball team on offense, co-captain Julia Schoenewald ’17 did not slow down against Rutgers (6-12) — she was 2-3 with an RBI double. The Bears (7-3) also got a multi-hit game from outfielder Ashli Lotz ’19. But it wasn’t enough, as Rutgers broke the game ...


Softball explodes with 20-run effort to cap off 4-1 weekend

Last year, after five games, the softball team was 2-3 and had already allowed 28 runs. But this year already feels different, said co-captain Julia Schoenewald ’17. “This year, we’ve got a great team chemistry, and we have this fire,” she said. “We want to win, and we’re not going to settle ...


Renovations in fields’ futures

A $5 million renovation to the baseball and softball fields will take place during summer 2016 and is slated to be finished by spring 2017, said Baseball Head Coach Grant Achilles. President Christina Paxson P’19 announced the fields’ renovation in a community-wide email Tuesday about gifts accepted ...


Softball coach Flynn accused of bullying players

Several softball players have left the team over the last three seasons after allegedly being bullied by Head Coach Katie Flynn, according to interviews with five former players and emails reviewed by The Herald. The coach made disparaging remarks about players’ body weights and created a hostile ...


Softball takes one of four with eight-run inning

While many Brown students made their way to the Main Green for the Spring Weekend concerts, the softball team hit the road for one of its toughest tests of the season. Bruno (11-19, 5-1 Ivy) salvaged a single win in a four-game set at conference-leading Dartmouth. While a 1-3 weekend is not typically ...


Inconsistent softball sweeps Penn, sputters against Lions

Coming off of a scoreless loss to Princeton, the softball team looked to redeem itself this weekend in a pair of Ivy League doubleheaders. The contests were technically the first home games of the season for the Bears (8-12, 3-5 Ivy), but they took place at Bryant University’s Conaty Park due to field ...

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