Brown University athletics held its Ninth Annual Senior Celebration and Awards Luncheon at the Providence Biltmore on Monday, May 22, 2017. Over 275 student-athletes, coaches, staff, and distinguished guests attended the event to celebrate another year of success in competition, in the classroom, and in the community. President Christina Paxson and Director of Athletics Jack Hayes each took the opportunity to address the room and acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of the Class of 2017.
Brown seniors Larken Kemp (Men’s Lacrosse), Dylan Molloy (Men’s Lacrosse), Ruby Moore-Bloom (Women’s Crew) and Luke Weiser (Men’s Water Polo) were named to their respective 2016-17 Academic All-District At-Large Teams on Thursday as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Today the NCAA recognized more than 1,200 Division I teams for outstanding academic achievements. Brown University tied with Dartmouth College for the highest number of Public Recognition Awards with 19 teams apiece.
Brown Athletics hosted its annual Vartan Gregorian Elementary School celebration and banquet on Wednesday night at the Nelson Fitness Center with members of the Brown and Vartan communities coming together for a night of recognition.
Brown University athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee partnered to host the second annual “Tug for a Cure” on Sunday afternoon as Bear teams competed in a tug-of-war competition to raise money for the Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG).
Brown University had 10 student-athletes garner Winter Academic All-Ivy accolades in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Wednesday. The five men and five women were key contributors to their respective winter teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
The field for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey East Regional at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., hosted by Brown University on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, was announced on Sunday afternoon.
Brown University gymnastics and wrestling will partner to host their third annual Beauty and the Beast meet as the Pizzitola Sports Center will transform to accommodate both programs on Friday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. with a standing-room-only crowd expected.
Brown University had 10 student-athletes garner Academic All-Ivy accolades in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Thursday. The five men and five women were key contributors to their respective fall teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
The Brown men’s and women’s ice hockey programs announced the hiring of John Harwood as an operations coordinator on Monday. Harwood previously spent time on the Bears’ staff from 2013-14 season as the men’s team’s video technician.
With three home matches on deck for the Brown soccer teams this weekend, Brown athletics caught up with both programs. The men's team hosts Harvard (Friday, 7 p.m.) and No. 3 Clemson (Sunday, 12:30 p.m.) while the women's side takes on Harvard on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Fans can catch all of the action live on the Ivy League Digital Network at ILDN.TV.
Brown University athletics celebrated its partnership with the Vartan Gregorian Elementary School with the 26th Annual Kickoff event between the two schools as Brown student-athletes and coaches visited the Providence, R.I., school on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.
Brown alumni, parents, siblings, students, friends and fans can connect with their favorite Brown Athletic team through the Ivy League Digital Network, a nine-channel digital network that enables the Brown community to follow their team with live video in-game coverage, highlights, and feature content.
Brown University alumna Tessa Gobbo ’13 won a gold medal with U.S. Rowing’s women’s eight, and Louisa Chafee ’14 finished in eighth place in the Nacra 17 event for U.S. Sailing to cap the Bears’ stay at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Louisa Chafee ’14 made her Olympic debut in sailing in the Nacra 17 event, and USA Judo head coach Jimmy Pedro ’94 mentored Kayla Harrison to her second gold medal to highlight Brown’s contingent in Rio as the games head into their second weekend of competition.
Tessa Gobbo ’13 and the U.S. women’s eight won its heat in rowing to advance directly to Saturday’s final, Anders Weiss ’15 reached the semifinals in the men’s pair, and USA Judo and head coach Jimmy Pedro ’94 picked up a silver medal to highlight the opening days of the Rio Olympics for Brown’s athletes and head coaches at the games.
Brown University athletics will have six individuals to support at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics as four Bears will compete as athletes while two Brown alumni will serve as head coaches as the games get underway with the opening ceremony on Friday, Aug. 5.
Powered by an NCAA Final Four run by its men’s lacrosse team, Brown finished 21st nationally in the Final Capital One Trophy men’s standings. The Capital One Cup is an NCAA athletics award honoring the top Division I men’s and women’s college athletics programs in the country.
Brown University had 10 student-athletes garner Spring Academic All-Ivy accolades in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Tuesday. The five men and five women were key contributors to their respective spring teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
Brown University recently completed a state-of-the-art indoor golf facility located in the Olney Margolies Athletic Center that is utilized by both the men’s and women’s golf teams and available for the Brown student body and faculty and staff.
Brown University men’s lacrosse junior Dylan Molloy and women’s crew senior Muriel Solberg have earned spots on the CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I At-Large Third Teams, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Thursday.
Brown University softball senior shortstop Janet Leung has earned an RIAIAW Distinguished Student-Athlete of the Year Award, and longtime Brown athletic administrator Joan Taylor has won the Lauren Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award, the Rhode Island Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women announced at a reception on Wednesday night at Rhode Island College.
Brown University athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee partnered to host the inaugural “Tug for a Cure” in which Bear teams competed in a tug-of-war competition to raise money for the Brown University Oncology Group (BrUOG).
Brown University ranks first among all NCAA Division I teams in academic achievement, and overall, more than 1,000 NCAA Division I sports teams are being recognized for outstanding performance in the classroom. The APR is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams nationally.