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M. soccer tops Yale in playoff run

November 12, 2009 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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

Brown offense pounds Yale for high-scoring win

November 9, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The Bears (5-3, 3-2 Ivy) put up 35 points and gained 494 yards against the Bulldogs in a 35-21 win Saturday in New Haven, Conn.

Alum kicks his way into major league soccer

November 9, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Coming into his freshman year of college, Jeff Larentowicz ’05 certainly didn’t envision a professional soccer career. In fact, he was skeptical about his prospects at the collegiate level.

Columns

Hahn ’10: MLB lessons learned

November 9, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Now that the World Series is over and the Yankees are once again champions of baseball, the world, universe, whatever, it’s a great time to step back and reflect on what we learned. Baseball is a simple game, and here are some simple lessons.

For Bears, one last shot at Yale

November 6, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Coming into this season, the football team’s seniors had — at some point in their college careers — beaten every team they have faced except three. Now, only Yale remains.

Cross country squads each take fifth

November 5, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Last Friday’s trip to the Bronx for the 2009 Ivy League Heptagonal Championship brought mixed emotions for the men’s and women’s cross-country squads. Both teams had great individual successes, but the day was bittersweet, as each finished in fifth place overall. Columbia took the men’s title, while Princeton claimed first for the women.