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Topic: Brown athletics

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.

Sunday's game was the first ever played on the newly constructed Stevenson-Pincince Field in the Center for Lacrosse and Soccer.


Women’s soccer earns statement win in first home match since Nov. 2019

August 30, 2021 0 comments

Following a season-opening loss at Hofstra University, the women’s soccer team (1-1) rebounded with a 4-0 win over College of the Holy Cross (0-4) at home Sunday. The match was Brown’s first home game since Nov. 16, 2019.

The six athletes represent Palestine, Canada, the United States and Guam in the Games.


Six Brown athletes represented in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

July 29, 2021 0 comments

Five Brown alums and one current student are currently competing in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics: Hanna Barakat ’22, Janet Leung ’16, Cicely Madden ’18, Alex Miklasevich ’19, Jagger Stephens ’20 and Anders Weiss ’15.

The team will begin non-conference play with matchups against Hofstra University August 27 and College of the Holy Cross August 29.


Women’s soccer season preview: Bruno looks to build off 2019 Ivy League Championship

July 26, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series Season previews: looking ahead to fall sports

In 2019, Brown women’s soccer tore through Ivy League competition with six wins, zero losses and one draw before defeating Monmouth University in penalty kicks to reach the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Bruno will open its season with a stern test at home against the University of Rhode Island.


Football season preview: Bruno tackles first official competition in two years

July 14, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series Season previews: looking ahead to fall sports

After a poor 2018 campaign that saw the football team go winless in the Ivy League, the Bears brought in new head coach James Perry ’00 as well as transfer quarterback EJ Perry GS and immediately showed signs of improvement.

“There’s only a few of use who are willing to stand up and say, ‘Yes, I’m queer,’” Calista Manuzza ’23 said. “It’s definitely an uphill battle.”

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Out on the field: Life as an LGBTQ student-athlete at Brown

June 17, 2021 3 comments

When a high school student decides to play a sport at the collegiate level, signing a letter of intent means more than just new opportunities. In the world of varsity athletics, teammates train side-by-side in practices and spend hours packed together in buses for travel games.

Given the inherent uncertainty of the pandemic, the Council acknowledged that extreme circumstances could create the need to reverse course and, as such, all Ivy League schools “are each planning for a range of possible scenarios.”

News, Sports

Ivy League plans to resume normal athletic competition in fall

May 5, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League plans to resume athletic competition for the fall 2021 season, according to a joint statement issued Tuesday by the Council of Ivy League Presidents. 

From tailored canvas to Nike swooshes: diving into sports uniforms at Brown

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From tailored canvas to Nike swooshes: diving into sports uniforms at Brown

April 28, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League, technically, is a Division I conference. In most ways, though, it’s hard to compare the University to a Power Five conference school. Games typically air on ESPN’s streaming service instead of on cable.

Once she begins her tenure on College Hill this spring, Calhoun’s first priority as vice president of athletics will be strengthening programs’ recruiting power.

News, Sports

M. Grace Calhoun ’92 named vice president of athletics

March 5, 2021 5 comments

M. Grace Calhoun ’92 was named a new vice president of athletics and recreation March 5 according to an email to the Brown community from President Christina Paxson ’P19. The decision comes a month after former Athletics Director Jack Hayes’ departed his post Feb. 5, ending a national search for […]

As of January 29, 2021, Jack Hayes has decided to step down as director of Brown Athletics. Colin Sullivan, deputy director of athletics, has taken the reins as the interim athletic director.

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Jack Hayes departs Brown, leaving behind a changed athletics department and complicated legacy

March 1, 2021 10 comments

It had been a “trying year,” a student-athlete explained to The Herald. That spring, a committee proposed cutting varsity sports teams to improve the athletics program’s competitiveness.