Sports

Despite home-crowd support, hockey falls to Cornell

November 15, 2009 0 comments

The arena filled with 2,357 people Saturday night to see the Bears take on No. 3 Cornell. But the Big Red left Providence with a 6-0 win. The night before, Colgate got ahead 5-0 but dropped to 5-3 by the game’s end.

W. Basketball takes big loss against Friars

November 15, 2009 0 comments

The women’s basketball team fell to a tough Big East opponent in its season opener, losing 83-50 to the Providence Friars on Friday night.

On Senior Day, frosh may shine

November 13, 2009 0 comments

Before the football team plays Dartmouth on Saturday, the spotlight will be on the 22 seniors being honored on Senior Day. But once the ceremony ends and the game starts, two freshmen might steal the show. Brown cornerback A.J. Cruz ’13 and Dartmouth freshman quarterback Greg Patton are the reigning Ivy League Defensive and Ivy League Offensive Players of the Week.

Field hockey season ends with no Ivy wins

November 12, 2009 0 comments

The field hockey team lost its final game of the season last Saturday, when it fell 6-2 in an away match against Yale.

Ivies struggle in ECACs opening weekend

November 12, 2009 0 comments

When the men’s hockey team took the ice for its first league game of the season Friday, the Bears faced an opponent with far more game experience this season.

M. soccer tops Yale in playoff run

November 12, 2009 0 comments

The men’s soccer team (9-2-5, 4-2-0 Ivy) needed a win at Yale (5-8-3, 2-4-0) on Saturday to keep its Ivy League title and postseason hopes alive. Down a goal in the opening five minutes, Brown had to claw its way back into the game with a goal by T.J. Popolizio ’12 — the first goal of his career — before Thomas McNamera ’13 scored the game winner in the 81st minute, keeping the Bears in the hunt with a 2-1 win over the Bulldogs.

Two defeats for w. volleyball

November 11, 2009 0 comments

The volleyball team dropped two games this weekend, after a heart-breaking loss to Dartmouth on Friday night and a less competitive matchup against Harvard the following afternoon. The Bears’ record this season dropped to 5-17 overall and 1-10 in the Ivy League.

W. soccer falls to Yale in season closer

November 10, 2009 0 comments

The women’s soccer team capped off the season in an all-too-familiar fashion, dropping yet another 1-0 decision to an Ivy League opponent.

M. water polo claims Northern championship

November 10, 2009 0 comments

The men’s water polo team blew the competition out of the water to win the Northern Division Championship this weekend in Cambridge, Mass., for the first time since 1993. On Saturday, the Bears defeated MIT, 8-6, and the then beat No. 2 seed Fordham, 8-7, the following day.

No wins, but not a total wash for w. icers

November 9, 2009 0 comments

The women’s hockey team picked up a point against two of the top four teams in the ECAC over the weekend.