Topic: Baseball


Bruno takes down No. 5 Longhorns

March 16, 2011 Comments are Disabled

For the first time in school history, the baseball team defeated a top-five team, beating the University of Texas 7-3 Saturday in the third game of a four-game series in Austin. At the time, Texas (11-5) was ranked fifth in the nation. 


No. 2 Vanderbilt sweeps Bears in season opener

March 9, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The baseball team (0-3) opened its season this weekend by suffering a three-game sweep at No. 2 Vanderbilt (11-1). 


Baseball falls twice to Big Green

April 29, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Desperately needing a win to keep pace with Dartmouth in the Ivy League standings, the baseball team hosted the Big Green Tuesday and Wednesday. The games were originally scheduled for Sunday but had to be postponed due to rain. Despite jumping out to an early 1-0 lead Tuesday, the Bears lost the game, 8-4.


Bears rebound to split doubleheader

April 27, 2010 Comments are Disabled

After two wild back-and-forth battles, Brown and Dartmouth’s baseball teams are still deadlocked atop the Rolfe Division of the Ivy League. The Bears (12-25 overall, 9-5 Ivy) and the Big Green (19-13 overall, 9-5 Ivy) split two games at Brown’s Murray Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


Pitchers struggle in two losses

April 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled

With four huge games coming up this weekend against division rival Dartmouth, the baseball team is slumping. After dropping their last two games against Harvard on Monday afternoon, the Bears (11-24) came home and lost both ends of their doubleheader against the Holy Cross Crusaders (19-16).


Pitching leads baseball to two ‘huge’ wins over Harvard

April 19, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The baseball team is 3-18 against non-conference opponents this season. But when it comes to Ivy League baseball, no squad is playing better. The Bears (11-20, 8-2 Ivy) swept their doubleheader against the Harvard Crimson (11-20, 4-6) Sunday afternoon, and extended their in-conference winning streak to seven straight games.


Brown falls to No. 25 UConn

April 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The Bears took their home field in the sun-drenched Murray Stadium yesterday against No. 25 Connecticut Huskies and left the diamond with a 15-3 loss.


Zrenda ’11 swings for the fences

April 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The baseball team devoured the opposing teams’ pitchers this weekend, scoring double digits in each of its four victories against Princeton and Cornell. Infielder Ryan Zrenda ’11 led the way, hitting two mammoth home runs and notching seven RBI. Earlier in the week, Zrenda mashed three home runs in one day during a doubleheader against Siena. For his impressive performance at the plate — along with some dazzling defense around the infield — The Herald has named Zrenda Athlete of the Week.  

Bats go quiet, baseball loses two pitchers’ duels

April 14, 2010 Comments are Disabled

After an offensive explosion over the weekend, the Bears’ bats went quiet on the road against the Marist Red Foxes. The Bears (9-19) lost two one-run decisions to Marist (19-11), failing to get the offense going in the cavernous confines of McCann Baseball Field, which Head Coach Marek Drabinski called a “huge ballpark.”

Bears sweep Princeton, Cornell

April 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled

It was the kind of scenario that baseball players act out in backyards from the time they were little leaguers. Josh Feit ’11 stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the ninth with two runners on and two outs. With the score tied, 12-12, Feit fell behind in the count. But he battled back and lined a single to right, giving Brown the series sweep over Princeton.