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The Brown Athletics Department hosted maskless dinner for student athletes on the same day that new COVID-19 restrictions were released to the general student body.

Controversy of U. event amid COVID-19

September 19, 2021 3 comments

A Sept. 13 dinner hosted by the Brown Athletics Department for student-athletes drew backlash from students, who criticized the University for hosting a large event that coincided with its announcement of temporary COVID-19 restrictions.

As the game began picking up in a heated second half, both Brown and Northeastern were issued a yellow card.

Women’s soccer wins 3-1 against Northeastern

September 19, 2021 0 comments

The women’s soccer team (5-3) cruised to a 3-1 victory over the Northeastern University Huskies (3-4-1) Sunday afternoon at Stevenson-Pincince Field, after two tough road losses to the University of Notre Dame and Providence College, both of which finished 2-1.

The Brown football team played on the Richard Gouse Field for the first time this Saturday in a game against the University of Rhode Island.

Football opens season with loss in Governor’s Cup

September 19, 2021 0 comments

In Brown’s first football game on the new Richard Gouse Field at Brown Stadium, solid performances from captains EJ Perry ’22 and Allen Smith ’22 weren’t enough to secure the Governor’s Cup trophy against University of Rhode Island Saturday.

Athletes are excited to compete after a year without competition. For some in the class of 2024, this will be there first D1 competition.

Sophomore athletes take on field for first time

September 17, 2021 0 comments

The first games of the fall athletics season, which took place earlier this month for most teams, underscored a return to normalcy for the University’s athletics department.

Gordon Ernst ’89 played for the tennis and hockey team during his time as an undergraduate

Gordon Ernst ’89 to plead guilty in Varsity Blues

September 17, 2021 2 comments

Gordon Ernst ’89, a former Division I tennis coach at Georgetown University, will admit to profiting over $3 million through his involvement in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal.

Governor McKee receives custom jerseys from Governor’s Cup teams, the Brown Bears and the URI Rams.

Governor McKee hosts press conference to promote Governor’s Cup

September 14, 2021 0 comments

Governor Dan McKee hosted a press conference outside the Rhode Island State Capitol Tuesday afternoon to promote Saturday’s Governor’s Cup showdown between the Brown and University of Rhode Island football teams. Brown Head Coach James Perry ’00 and URI Head Coach Jim Fleming also spoke at the press conference.

Captain Danielle van Rootselaar ’22 found the back of the net twice. Ross ’23, Piacentini ’23 and Walsh ’25 also scored en route to a commanding win for Bruno.

Field hockey extends undefeated streak with win against Bryant

September 13, 2021 0 comments

The field hockey team (3-1) defeated Bryant University (0-5) in a commanding 5-1 victory Friday afternoon at Goldberger Family Field. The Bears’ third straight win gave them their best start to a season since their 3-0 start in 2014.

Four players scored their first career goals for Bruno on Saturday in the men’s soccer team’s victory over Niagara University. Brown will play its in-state rival, the University of Rhode Island, this Wednesday.

Men’s soccer defeats Niagara in historic 5-1 blowout

September 13, 2021 0 comments

The men’s soccer team returned to winning ways Saturday at home against Niagara University (1-4) with a 5-1 victory.

In the second half, the Bears’ nine shots surpassed Bryant’s three, despite Bruno's failure to find the back of the net.

Men’s soccer drops home opener 4-2 against Bryant

September 9, 2021 0 comments

The men’s soccer team (1-1) suffered a disappointing loss to Bryant University (1-3) in their season home opener at the newly renovated Stevenson-Pincince Field Wednesday. The Bears, who were playing without midfielder Derek Waleffe ’22 and goalkeeper James Swomley ’22, jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first half before […]

Field hockey comes back in the second half to beat Merrimack College, taking their second consecutive win to start the season.

Field hockey edges Merrimack College 2-1, improves to 2-0

September 8, 2021 0 comments

The field hockey team (2-0-0) defeated the Merrimack College Warriors (0-0-4) by a score of 2-1 to cap off their opening weekend homestand. The Bears dominated offensively the entire game, outshooting the Warriors 23-2 and putting 18 of those shots on goal, but Merrimack’s stout defensive approach kept the game close.