• Brown Bear Insider: Team USA Members Carroll and Dann Recap the 2011 World Championships
    August 23, 2011
    Brown Bear Insider: Team USA Members Carroll and Dann Recap the 2011 World Championships Just because the 2010-2011 collegiate season is over, that does not mean that Brown student-athletes are not competing at a high level. Leigh Carroll and Ben Dann took their talents away from the Marston Boathouse this summer and accrued some impressive accomplishments at the 2011 U23 World Championships, while representing the United States. Each took a moment to relive their experiences and give an in-depth look at going up against some of the toughest competition in the world.
  • Leigh Carroll and Ben Dann Turn In Strong Performances At U-23 World Rowing Championship
    July 26, 2011
    Leigh Carroll and Ben Dann Turn In Strong Performances At U-23 World Rowing Championship Brown University was well represented at the Under-23 World Championships in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with Leigh Carroll ‘12 earning a bronze medal for the United States women’s eight and Ben Dann ‘12 placing 11th in the men’s single competition.
  • Brown Rowers Ben Dann '12 and Leigh Carroll '12 to Represent USA at World Championships
    June 30, 2011
    Brown Rowers Ben Dann '12 and Leigh Carroll '12 to Represent USA at World Championships Rower Ben Dann '12 and coxswain Leigh Carroll '12, both members of the Brown men's crew, will represent the United States at the U23 World Championships in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on July 21-24. Dann won the U23 men's single trial and finals at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J. Carroll was selected by US Rowing as the coxswain for the Women's Eight at the World Championships.
  • Brown Men’s Crew Places Fifth Overall at 2011 IRA National Championships
    June 04, 2011
    Brown Men’s Crew Places Fifth Overall at 2011 IRA National Championships At the 2011 Intercollegiate Racing Association (IRA) National Championships on the Cooper River, Brown Men's Crew earned 142 team points, good for a fifth-place finish overall. The varsity eight boat fought to a fifth place finish in the grand finals, edging out Ivy League-rival Princeton, while the varsity four boat secured a silver medal with a late push in the second 1,000 meters in the grand final event.
  • Varsity Eight Paces Brown Crew in Semifinals of IRA National Championships
    June 03, 2011
    Varsity Eight Paces Brown Crew in Semifinals of IRA National Championships Battling severe winds, which actually forced race officials to reorder the lanes for the varsity eight semifinal heats, Brown men’s crew advanced three boats to tomorrow morning’s grand final and two more to the petite final, as the bears remain in contention for a 2011 IRA National Championship.
  • Brown Men’s Crew Prepares for 2011 IRA Regatta
    June 02, 2011
    Brown Men’s Crew Prepares for 2011 IRA Regatta Brown men’s crew has made the trek down to the Cooper River for the 2011 Intercollegiate Racing Association (IRA) Regatta, the collegiate championship for the men’s heavyweight division. The Bears, which are ranked sixth in the latest coaches poll, look to follow in the footsteps of their female counterparts, and go from the six position in the standings to national champs.
  • Varsity Four Speeds Ahead of the Pack as Bears Advance Four Boats to IRA Semis
    June 02, 2011
    Varsity Four Speeds Ahead of the Pack as Bears Advance Four Boats to IRA Semis Facing a grueling opening slate, the Bears powered their way to impressive finishes on the first day of competition at the 2011 Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Regatta. The Brown varsity four boat showed off the fastest speed of the day, winning by over three lengths, while Bruno’s varsity eight and second varsity both placed second against National No. 1 seed Washington and advanced to tomorrow morning's semifinals. The Bears' freshman boat took the long way to the semis, winning the repechage this afternoon.
  • Bears Set for EARC Sprints in Worcester
    May 15, 2011
    Bears Set for EARC Sprints in Worcester Brown men’s crew is primed for the Eastern Sprints and will look to advance to the grand final and knock off the favorite in undefeated Harvard. Earlier this season, the Bears were narrowly edged by the Crimson, falling by less than length.
  • Brown Men’s Crew Finishes Fourth at EARC Sprints
    May 15, 2011
    Brown Men’s Crew Finishes Fourth at EARC Sprints At the 2011 EARC Sprints, Brown Men’s Crew fought its way to a fourth-place finish, trailing only Wisconsin and Ivy League Rivals, Princeton and champion Harvard. In a highly contested grand final of the varsity eight, all four teams put fourth impressive times, while the Bears finished fourth, just over three seconds off the pace.
  • Princeton Edges Brown’s V8; Bears 3V8 Wins Big
    April 30, 2011
    Princeton Edges Brown’s V8; Bears 3V8 Wins Big Brown traveled to Princeton on Saturday afternoon and despite some very close races, the day proved to the Tigers overall. The Bears’ third varsity was victorious by more than 13 seconds but, the varsity eight, second varsity and freshmen boats were all edged by Princeton.
  • Bears Win Four Night Races at Dartmouth
    April 23, 2011
    Bears Win Four Night Races at Dartmouth It may be springtime but Mother Nature is still affecting numerous sporting events in the northeast. Brown men’s crew was forced to race a day earlier than anticipated, going off in the early evening as snow fall in Hanover on Saturday prevented any racing. The Bears were unaffected by the sudden time change and won all four races against the Big Green.
  • Brown Sprints Past Northeastern in Final Home Meet
    April 16, 2011
    Brown Sprints Past Northeastern in Final Home Meet Brown men’s crew showed off its speed on Saturday as the varsity eight won its sixth-straight Dreissigacker Cup against Northeastern. Brown’s JV8, which also raced against NU’s varsity, also finished ahead of the Huskies.
  • Brown Men’s Crew Falls at Harvard
    April 09, 2011
    Brown Men’s Crew Falls at Harvard Ivy League rival Harvard captured all five races from Brown, reclaiming the Stein Cup Saturday morning on the Charles River. Brown was the only team to hand the Crimson a varsity dual loss of last season.
  • No. 5 Brown Men’s JV8 Edges No. 12 BU
    April 02, 2011
    No. 5 Brown Men’s JV8 Edges No. 12 BU Despite some tough racing weather conditions, No. 5 Brown men’s crew headed up to the Charles Rive to take on No. 12 Boston University. Bruno saw its JV8 boat edge BU by 1.2 seconds, but its Varsity eight and Freshman 8 boats came up just short.
  • Live Video Available for Brown Men’s Crew Opener Versus Yale
    March 26, 2011
    Live Video Available for Brown Men’s Crew Opener Versus Yale Brown men’s crew begins their yearly trek towards the IRA National Championship on Saturday, March 26 at the Marston Boathouse when the Bears host Yale in the first meet of the spring season. First race is slated for 1:15 p.m.
  • Brown Varsity 8 Tops Yale in Season Opener
    March 26, 2011
    Brown Varsity 8 Tops Yale in Season Opener Brown men’s crew opened its 2011 Spring season at home on the Seekonk River on Saturday afternoon, taking on Ivy League rival Yale. The Bears’ varsity 8 and freshmen 8 boats were both victorious.
  • Igor Boraska '95 Inducted to Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame
    March 23, 2011
    Igor Boraska '95 Inducted to Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame Brown University Athletics is proud to honor the seven deserving members of the Hall of Fame class of 2011. The 38th annual ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 2, at the Westin Hotel in Providence with festivities kicking off at 6 p.m. This year’s inductee list includes Igor Boraska ’95 (Men’s Crew).
  • Brown Men's & Women's Crew to Host Day Clinic on January 30
    December 14, 2010
    Brown Men's & Women's Crew to Host Day Clinic on January 30 Brown men's and women's crew coaches will be on hand at the Junior Erg Clinic (boys and girls 13 - 18 years old of all abilities) which will be geared towards preparation for sprint racing on the erg as well as developing or augmenting a successful training program throughout the spring.
  • Brown Varsity Four Takes Sixth at Foot of the Charles
    November 20, 2010
    Brown Varsity Four Takes Sixth at Foot of the Charles In the final meet of 2010, the Brown men’s crew varsity four took sixth overall with a time 13:09.232. The only schools to finish ahead of the Bears were Harvard (three boats), Syracuse and Boston University.
  • Brown Men’s Crew Competes at the Head of the Charles
    October 24, 2010
    Brown Men’s Crew Competes at the Head of the Charles The Brown men’s crew took on one of the largest fields in the country this past weekend and put in some great boat performances while holding it annual Pull for a Cure event which raised over $40,000 for breast cancer research.
  • Brown Crew Set for Pull For A Cure at Head of the Charles
    October 23, 2010
    Brown Crew Set for Pull For A Cure at Head of the Charles Brown men’s crew is primed for a major weekend as the team heads to Boston, Mass. for one of the biggest races of the year, The Head of the Charles, and one of Brown Athletics’ biggest fundraisers, Pull for a Cure.
  • Brown Crew Victorious Versus Cornell Prior To Head of Charles
    October 16, 2010
    Brown Crew Victorious Versus Cornell Prior To Head of Charles Brown men’s crew traveled to Rochester, N.Y. for the Head of the Genesee Regatta where three Bear boats faced three Cornell crews in the open eight race. Both teams raced the course at about 33 strokes per minute and in a close race the Brown eight was able to pull out in the straightaways and held on during the turns for a three second victory over the Big Red.
  • Brown Crew Wins Novice 8 at Housatonic
    October 09, 2010
    Brown Crew Wins Novice 8 at Housatonic The men’s freshmen crew raced this past weekend in Shelton, Conn., at the Head of the Housatonic and won their event, the men's collegiate novice eight.