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Volleyball wins Ivy home opener against Dartmouth, falls to Harvard

The volleyball team had a hot-and-cold weekend at home as the Bears (9-4, 1-2 Ivy) bested Dartmouth (5-7, 1-2) 3-1 in their first conference game on home turf Friday before falling to Harvard (3-9, 1-2) 3-0 on Saturday. Brown outshone the Big Green by coming back with three consecutive wins after dropping ...

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Volleyball push Big Red to five sets, fall short of comeback

The volleyball team overcame a two-set deficit to force a tiebreak fifth set Saturday against Cornell but fell short of a comeback. Outside hitter Sabrina Stillwell ’19 tallied 13 kills and libero captain Melissa Cairo ’18 registered 28 digs in the season-concluding match. Though a defeat, the result ...


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Volleyball falls in back-to-back losses to Penn, Princeton 3-0

The volleyball team lost three sets to zero against both Penn and Princeton over the weekend, leaving Brown (6-15, 1-9 Ivy) with only four contests left in the season to snap its current five-game losing streak. Avoiding a repeat of their most recent match against Yale, the Bears never gave the Quakers ...


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Bruno falls to first-place Yale in four sets at home

After surprising first-place Yale by winning the first set comfortably, the volleyball team was unable to sustain early success, eventually falling three sets to one Friday night. Offensive contributions from Sabrina Stillwell ’19 and backcourt coverage by Melissa Cairo ’18 bolstered Brown (6-13, ...


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Volleyball falls to Harvard, Dartmouth in away matches

The volleyball team took two losses on the road this weekend, dropping a match 3-1 against Harvard Friday and 3-0 against Dartmouth Saturday. These defeats drop Brown (6-12, 1-6 Ivy) to last place in the Ivy League standings halfway through conference play. Though Bruno came out strong against the Crimson ...


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Volleyball falls to Ivy powerhouse Yale in conference opener

Despite dropping its Ivy opener to Yale in straight sets, the volleyball team looks ready to contend in conference play this season. Going up against the Bulldogs (8-2, 1-0 Ivy) was due to be a stiff challenge for the Bears (2-9, 0-1), but they battled back in each set to make for a competitive match. ...


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California trip leaves volleyball with three consecutive losses

After kicking off the season in New England, the volleyball team made a cross-country trip to the University of San Francisco for a tournament over the weekend. While the team dropped all three contests, the experience playing tougher competition is likely to help it further down the road. “Our effort ...


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Sports Roundup: All-League Awards

As leaves litter the streets and campus prepares for the inevitable first signs of snow, fall sports are coming to a close. And with the last games of the season come end-of-year awards. A number of Bears were chosen for a variety of honors in their respective sports’ conferences. Men’s Soccer Five ...


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Well-balanced attack upsets historically dominant Yale

Coming off a pair of hard-fought games against middling Ivy League opponents Princeton and Penn, the women’s volleyball team began the second half of the Ivy season with a matchup against a dominant Yale squad. After falling to the Bulldogs 3-1 earlier in the season, Bruno (10-10, 4-4 Ivy) emerged ...


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Stillwell ’19 posts 32 kills in volleyball comeback

After a lengthy 12-game stretch on the road, the women’s volleyball team finally made its season debut at the Pizzitola Sports Center this weekend, as the Bears (8-6, 2-1 Ivy) secured two commanding conference wins against Cornell and Columbia. “We had a really long preseason and we were away for ...


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Tournament foes prove no match for dominant volleyball team

After a trip to the Southwest resulted in three losses in four matches, the volleyball team found much more success at the Central Connecticut State University Invitational this weekend. The Bears (6-5) swept their way through the tournament, dropping only one set as they beat Holy Cross, CCSU and ...


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Southwestern opponents stymie volleyball

After a brief stint back in the Ocean State, the volleyball team hit the road again this weekend to attend the NMSU-UTEP Borderland Classic in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, N.M. where Bruno (3-5) fell to three of its opponents but managed to bounce back in the second day of tournament play to claim ...


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After uneven start, volleyball heads west

While many students made their return trips to College Hill, the volleyball team was en route to Fairfield, Connecticut to participate in the Sacred Heart University Hampton Inn Invitational. With the return of many of the squad’s key players and the addition of five impressive first-years, the Bears ...


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Sweep extends volleyball's hot streak

The women’s volleyball team went on the road for the last time this season, bringing two wins back to Brown after a weekend of matches. The squad conquered Cornell and Columbia, beating both teams 3-1. The Bears (11-13, 6-6 Ivy) kicked off the weekend by traveling to Ithaca Friday. Brown won the ...





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