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Looking back: The year in sports

With the 2008-2009 school year coming to an end, it's time to take a look back at the year of Brown sports. While the year was disappointing on many fronts for Brown athletics, it also had its share of shining moments.


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W. crew leaves Terriers in its wake on the Seekonk

The women's crew dominated Boston University on Saturday in its first home contest of the season, sweeping five races from the Terriers on the Seekonk River. With a win in the varsity eight, the Bears won the Arlene Gorton Cup for the 16th consecutive year.


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W. water polo goes 3-1 in weekend rematches

The women's water polo team had a stellar performance at the Northern Division Championship this weekend. The Bears battled previous competition — Connecticut College, Harvard, Utica and Hartwick — and won the first three games, but fell short to Hartwick.


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M. tennis wins final home match of season

The men's tennis team played its final home match of the season on Sunday, rallying to defeat Dartmouth 6-1 after a disappointing 5-2 loss to Harvard on Friday. The Bears are now tied with Harvard and Yale for third in the Ivy League, behind Columbia and Cornell.


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No. 13 m. lacrosse gets two more wins

The No. 13 men's lacrosse team finished out the week with two victories, an exciting and integral 8-6 win over Ivy League rival Harvard (6-5, 1-3), and a 10-6 non-league game against cross-town opponent Providence (6-7). Brown advanced to an 11-2 record this season, and 3-1 in the Ivy League. Brown ...


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Major League Gaming: The world's favorite new pastime

It's getting to be that time again. We're already halfway through April, and you can't turn on your television without hearing announcers plug the event. Every year it happens; another run in the playoffs, another champion. You can barely go anywhere without hearing somebody talk about it.


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Poking around: Class of 2013 'meets' online

Despite a strong showing on day one of its four-game series with Harvard at home — splitting the first two games while scoring 16 runs — the Bears held the lead for only one inning on the second day, falling 11-0 and 12-2 — both in six innings of play.


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Red-hot baseball sweeps Harvard

Last week, the baseball team played seven games, going 6-1 over the stretch.Brown started off the week by taking two games from Marist College in a home doubleheader on Tuesday, before dropping a game, 10-6, to UConn on Wednesday.


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Strong starts not enough for w. lax

Leading 2-1 at halftime against No. 3 Penn (13-0, 7-0 Ivy) Saturday, the women's lacrosse team (6-7, 2-3) gave up a huge second half, giving the Quakers a 14-4 win and the Bears their second loss of the week.


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Crew sweeps weekend races

In front of a boisterous home crowd, the men's crew swept four races from Northeastern on Saturday on the Seekonk River."It was a really strong showing by all the boats in the program," said Mike Snyder '09. "To sweep a crew like Northeastern shows a lot of depth, and I think it's a testament to how ...


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Athlete of the Week: Zanelli '11 vaults to success

This past weekend, Victoria Zanelli '11 competed at the USAG Collegiate National at Southern Connecticut State, scoring a personal best of 9.725 on the beam and thereby earning USAG All-American status. Posting a 9.375 on vault, a 9.250 on the bars and a 9.075 on floor, her total of 37.425 was one spot ...


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M. tennis beat Columbia in 'monumental' match

The men's tennis team nabbed its most thrilling win of the season in New York on Friday, upsetting No. 57 Columbia, 4-3, in a battle decided by a third-set tiebreaker at first singles."I believe that Columbia — especially after winning at Harvard — was the favorite to win the league, so ...


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Softball braves tough loss to Green

The softball team (10-18, Ivy 4-8) began its four-game series in Hanover, N.H., on a positive note with a 2-1 win but fell in the next three games to Dartmouth (18-14, 9-3 Ivy) as the Bears were outscored 20-6 in those three losses. Brown 2, Dartmouth 1 Michelle Moses '09 dominated the Big Green through ...


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Big Green too much for baseball Bears

Following an 8-6 win over Bryant on Thursday, the baseball team traveled to Dartmouth for a four-game series against the Ivy League leaders. The series began with three close losses for Brown, but the Bears closed out the series with a 12-9 win, in which they came back from an 8-3 deficit.With eight ...


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M. lacrosse team falls to Quakers

Saturday's freezing temperatures, heavy rain and strong winds made the conditions for Brown's matchup against Penn (3-7, 2-4 Ivy) far from ideal. The No. 11 Bears fell to Penn, 7-6, after two fourth-quarter goals gave the Quakers the final edge.


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W. crew wins seven of eight races in Ohio competition

The No. 8 women's crew won seven of eight races against tough competition at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.The Bears came out strong in their first official action in two weeks. Brown was scheduled to race Radcliffe — the name of the Harvard women's crew team — on April ...





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