Topic: Brown athletics

Litsky ’20 looks back on Brown tennis career

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Litsky ’20 looks back on Brown tennis career

March 29, 2020 0 comments

Peter Litsky ’20 closed out his senior season on a hot streak, winning his final eight completed singles matches and leading the men’s tennis team to victories against Yale, Michigan State University and Boston College.

Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

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Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

March 24, 2020 0 comments

Sarah Behn stepped down from her position as head coach of the women’s basketball team, the University announced yesterday in a press release.

Letter: Coach Behn is a positive force, not a negative one

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Letter: Coach Behn is a positive force, not a negative one

March 9, 2020 5 comments

The Herald’s recent article about Women’s Basketball Head Coach Sarah Behn, titled “Brown University Band will not perform at women’s basketball games in protest of Head Coach,” was quite disheartening.

Ricky Cabanillas ’23 defeated Matt Swanson of Binghamton and  Matt Kolonia of Bucknell to guarantee a top-eight placement.

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Brown wrestling combines for one placer, 10-20 record at EIWAs

March 8, 2020 0 comments

The wrestling team was led by Ricky Cabanillas ’23 at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships, who placed seventh at 149 lbs.

Lewis leaped to eighth in the NCAA rankings and won the triple jump in the 2020 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Championships.

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Zion Lewis ’20 breaks Ivy League triple jump record

March 6, 2020 0 comments

Zion Lewis ’20 posted a record-breaking performance last weekend at the 2020 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track and Field Championships at Cornell, capturing the triple jump title at 44-1.25 and setting the all-time Ivy League, school and facility mark.

Heffernan: Gender bias in the critique of Coach Behn

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Heffernan: Gender bias in the critique of Coach Behn

March 4, 2020 7 comments

The Feb. 24 Brown Daily Herald article announcing that the Brown Band will not perform at women’s basketball games to protest the head coach was chilling. Citing and reporting “allegations circulating” and “things we were hearing,” the band and The BDH threatened the career of a well-respected coach and educator.

Bastianelli has fought to a 17-11 record this season, which includes three pins and three technical falls.

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Nino Bastianelli ’21 edges wrestling association rivals

February 28, 2020 0 comments

Nino Bastianelli ’21 picked up two crucial victories this weekend to close out the wrestling team’s regular season, helping the Bears edge Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association rivals Harvard and Sacred Heart.

Sage Matsushima ’23, Miku Takabayashi ’22, Taylor Seaman ’21 and Sarah Welch ’20 all finished in the top three of their respective races while setting school records at the 2020 Ivy League Championships. Seaman ends weekend with multiple top-three finishes.

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Brown women’s swimming and diving finishes 5th at Ivies, sets four school records

February 24, 2020 0 comments

The women’s swimming and diving team placed fifth at the 2020 Ivy League Championships, finishing the four-day event with 843 points. Princeton won the meet with 1,569 points, edging second-place Harvard, which finished with 1,462 points.

In Sarah Behn’s tenure as head coach of the women’s basketball team, the Bears have accumulated an Ivy League record of 20-60, with a conference-winning percentage of 25.0 over that span.

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Brown University Band will not perform at women’s basketball games in protest of Head Coach

February 24, 2020 20 comments

The Brown University Band announced they will not be playing at women’s basketball home games for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season, citing allegations circulating about the conduct of women’s basketball Head Coach Sarah Behn.

Tamenang Choh ’21 (above) and the Bears fell to a fourth place conference ranking after topping Columbia and losing to Cornell. Bruno takes on Princeton and Penn this weekend at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

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Brown men’s basketball beats Columbia, loses to Cornell over weekend

February 24, 2020 0 comments

Every minute mattered as Bruno entered its weekend games at Columbia and Cornell in an effort to sweep the New York teams and solidify its chances at an Ivy League tournament appearance and an NCAA tournament bid.