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Brown hires first female position coach in Division I football

Heather Marini became the first female position coach in Division 1 Football after Brown announced March 16 that she had been promoted to the Bears’ quarterbacks coach.  Marini, who hails from Australia, met future Brown Head Coach James Perry ’00 at the 2017 NFL Women’s Careers in Football ...


DeRosa ’22 reflects on canceled women's lacrosse season

Sophia DeRosa ’22 was scorching her sophomore campaign as an attacker and assistant team captain on the women's lacrosse team when the COVID-19 pandemic brought the season to an abrupt end. On March 12, the Ivy League released a joint statement canceling all athletics for the remainder of the year, ...


Ivy League cancels sports due to COVID-19

The Ivy League presidents released a joint statement Wednesday afternoon unanimously announcing the cancellation of all spring athletic practices and competitions for the remainder of the academic year in an effort to combat the quickly spreading coronavirus. “I think everyone feels terribly, (especially) ...


Letter: Coach Behn is a positive force, not a negative one

To the Editor: The Herald’s recent article about Women’s Basketball Head Coach Sarah Behn, titled “Brown University Band will not perform at women’s basketball games in protest of Head Coach,” was quite disheartening. As someone who worked in the Athletic Department at Brown from 2015 until ...


Brown wrestling combines for one placer, 10-20 record at EIWAs

The wrestling team was led by Ricky Cabanillas ’23 at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships, who placed seventh at 149 lbs. Cabanillas became Brown’s lone placer after losing his first match in the double elimination tournament but winning three times in the consolation ...


Zion Lewis ’20 breaks Ivy League triple jump record

Zion Lewis ’20 posted a record-breaking performance last weekend at the 2020 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track and Field Championships at Cornell, capturing the triple jump title at 44-1.25 and setting the all-time Ivy League, school and facility mark. This result also put Lewis eighth in the NCAA ...


Heffernan: Gender bias in the critique of Coach Behn

The Feb. 24 Brown Daily Herald article announcing that the Brown Band will not perform at women’s basketball games to protest the head coach was chilling. Citing and reporting “allegations circulating” and “things we were hearing,” the band and The BDH threatened the career of a well-respected ...


Women’s lacrosse falls to Dartmouth 12-11 in overtime

Brown (2-2, 0-1 Ivy) took on No. 16 Dartmouth (3-0, 1-0 Ivy) in its first conference game of the season Saturday, ultimately falling by one point in a nail-bitingly close matchup in which the teams were tied seven times before entering overtime. “We’ve got a lot to learn from this game. It was a ...


Nino Bastianelli ’21 edges wrestling association rivals

Nino Bastianelli ’21 picked up two crucial victories this weekend to close out the wrestling team’s regular season, helping the Bears edge Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association rivals Harvard and Sacred Heart. Bastianelli, who competes in the 197 lb weight class, decked his Crimson opponent ...

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