June 15, 2010
Pete Greskoff Earns Spring Academic All-Ivy Recognition
Providence, RI - The Ivy League released its spring list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
June 1, 2010
Mike DiBiase '12 Named to NEIBA All-New England Team
Providence, RI - Sophomore designated hitter Mike DiBiase has earned a spot on the NEIBA All-England Second Team, recognizing the outstanding individual 2010 season he had for Brown. DiBiase will join other top players from around the region in the NEIBA All-Star Game, to be played at Fenway Park on Sunday, June 6, at 3:00 p.m.
May 18, 2010
League-High Five Brown Players Named to First Team All-Ivy Baseball Team
Providence, RI After another impressive season in 2010, Brown baseball had five players named to the All-Ivy First Team, the most of any Ivy school, as senior Chris Tanabe (Jupiter, FL), juniors Matt Colantonio (Garden City, NY), Josh Feit (Woodcliffe Lake, NJ), Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA) and sophomore Mike DiBiase (Weston, MA) each earned top honors. Junior third baseman Ryan Zrenda (Old Lyme, CT) also earned Second Team recognition for the Bears.
May 10, 2010
Pete Greskoff '11 Earns Second Team Academic All-District Honors
Providence, RI - Brown University junior Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA) recently capped off a terrific season by earning CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-District Honors, recognizing his impressive work both on and off the field.
May 5, 2010
Pete Greskoff '11 Sets New Single Season Home Run Record in 9-4 Loss to Bryant
Smithfield, RI Junior third baseman Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA) had a tremendous day at the plate, hitting two home runs to break the Brown single season record with 17 and tie the career record with 32, but it wasnt enough to prevent the Bears from dropping their final game of the season in a 9-4 loss at Bryant. With the defeat, Brown ends the 2010 season with a 13-31 record overall, including 10-10 in Ivy play, as the Bears tied for second in the Red Rolfe division.
May 1, 2010
Brown Splits With Yale in Final Ivy Games of the Season
New Haven, CT Brown split a pair of games with Yale in its final Ivy League games of the season on Saturday, winning the first contest 8-3 before falling 14-7 in the rematch. The second game loss officially eliminates Brown from the Red Rolfe division title, as Dartmouth clinched the top seed and spot in the Ivy playoffs.
April 30, 2010
Yale Rides Strong Offense to Doubleheader Sweep of Brown
Providence, RI Yale used a dynamic offensive performance to sweep a doubleheader against Brown at Murray Stadium on Friday afternoon, dropping the Bears to 9-9 in Ivy League play, and essentially eliminating them from the Ivy playoffs despite two home runs from junior Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA). The third baseman knocked a pair out of the park for Brown, and picked up five RBIs, but it wasnt enough to keep the Bulldogs from taking 15-9 and 9-3 victories.
April 28, 2010
Dartmouth Closes Series With 13-10 Win Despite Zrenda's Two Home Runs
Providence, RI The Bears wrapped up a four-game series with Dartmouth with a tough 13-10 loss on Wednesday afternoon, as a late Brown comeback came up just short against the Big Green. The result leaves the Bears two games behind Dartmouth heading into the final weekend of Ivy League play, with each team having four games remaining on the schedule.
April 27, 2010
Dartmouth Wins Game One of Scheduled Doubleheader; Second Game Moved to Wednesday
Providence, RI - Dartmouth used a balanced attack to take an 8-4 victory in the first game of a key Ivy League doubleheader against Brown on Tuesday afternoon, overcoming rainy conditions that forced the planned second game to be postponed. That contest will now be played on Wednesday afternoon at 12:00 p.m. as a single nine-inning game.
April 25, 2010
Brown Baseball Doubleheader Canceled for Sunday
Providence, RI - The Brown baseball doubleheader that was scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon has been postponed due to inclement weather. The games will be made up on Wednesday afternoon at a time to be determined. Brown's contests against Rhode Island and Bryant, originally scheduled for April 27 and 28 respectively, will also be rescheduled.
April 24, 2010
Brown Splits Opening Games With Dartmouth, Stays Tied for Rolfe Lead
Providence, RI Brown kicked off a pivotal four-game Ivy League series with Dartmouth on Saturday, splitting the first two games with the Big Green by scores of 7-6 Dartmouth and 9-5 in favor of the Bears. With the split, the teams remain tied atop the Red Rolfe division with matching records of 9-5, while Harvard continues to sit two games back after a split with Yale.
April 21, 2010
Holy Cross Uses Potent Offense to Take Two From Brown
Providence, RI Brown lost a pair of non-league games to Holy Cross on Wednesday afternoon, falling to the Crusaders by scores of 8-5 and 18-11 as Holy Cross took the season series after a Brown win earlier in the season. Junior left fielder Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA) led the way at the plate, picking up a grand slam in the second game to pull Brown to within three runs late in the contest.
April 19, 2010
Harvard Wins Two to Split Series with Brown
Cambridge, MA Harvard took a pair of low-scoring contests from Brown on Monday afternoon, winning by scores of 6-2 and 9-0 to salvage a series split with the Bears, who won both on Sunday. With the losses, Brown falls to 11-22 overall and 8-4 in the Ivy League, tied with Dartmouth for first place in the Rolfe Division.
April 18, 2010
Brown Uses Strong Pitching from Carlow and Weidig to Win Two at Harvard
Cambridge, MA Brown took a pair of critical Ivy games from Harvard on a rainy Sunday afternoon, taking 10-3 and 7-1 victories over the Crimson behind strong pitching performances from rookie Kevin Carlow and senior Will Weidig. The duo combined to throw 13.2 of the 16 innings, while allowing just four combined runs, while Browns offense turned in an efficient day at the plate.
April 14, 2010
Connecticut Rides Potent Offense to 15-3 Win Over Brown
Providence, RI Brown dropped a tough contest to the University of Connecticut at Murray Stadium on Wednesday afternoon, falling 15-3 to the Huskies despite racking up 13 hits. Sophomore Mike DiBiase swung the bat particularly well, going 4-5 at the plate to pick up nearly a quarter of Browns hits.
April 13, 2010
Pitching Rules as Marist Takes Two One-Run Games From Brown
Providence, RI Brown lost a pair of tight, low scoring games to the Marist Red Foxes on Tuesday afternoon, falling 1-0 and 3-2 on the road, including a first game which saw both teams take no-hitters into the sixth inning. A number of Brown pitchers threw well, but junior Conor Burke (Andover, MA) was particularly impressive, starting the initial contest and going three innings while allowing just one walk.
April 11, 2010
Brown Completes Weekend Sweep With Two Wins Against Cornell
Providence, RI A day after scoring 30 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Princeton, Brown continued swinging the bats well on Sunday afternoon, putting up 28 more runs to complete the weekend Ivy sweep with 13-6 and 15-4 wins against Cornell. The Bears got a pair of solid pitching performances from starters Matt Kimball (Nashville, TN) and Will Weidig (Katy, TX), while nearly every offensive player performed well at the plate.
April 10, 2010
Brown Earns Home Sweep of Princeton With Comeback Win
Providence, RI With the wind blowing out at Murray Stadium on Saturday afternoon, both Brown and Princeton swung the bats well, combining for 46 runs and 12 homers, but the Bears came out on top in both contests, taking a 17-4 win in the opener and then following with a thrilling comeback 13-12 victory in the rematch. Junior Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA) led the way at the plate for Brown, going 6-10 on the day, with three home runs and eight RBIs.
April 7, 2010
Siena Takes Two From Brown at Murray Stadium
Providence, RI The Bears opened their 2010 season with a pair of tough losses against Siena on Wednesday afternoon, falling by scores of 9-8 and 11-7 to the Saints. Junior infielder Ryan Zrenda (Old Lyme, CT) had a big day at the plate for Brown, picking up five RBIs on three home runs in the two contests combined.
April 6, 2010
Greskoff and Tyler Combine for Eight RBI's to Power Brown to 12-6 Win
Hamden, CT Brown used a seven-run third inning to blow open a previously close game on Tuesday afternoon, jumping out to a big lead early and holding on for a 12-6 victory, their second in a row. Junior Pete Greskoff and sophomore Graham Tyler each had four RBIs in the win, combining to go 5-9 with a pair of home runs.
April 4, 2010
Brown Splits With Columbia Behind Strong Outing From Kimball
New York, NY Brown earned its second consecutive Ivy split on Sunday afternoon, taking one of two against Columbia behind a strong start from junior Matt Kimball. Kimball, who set a new single season record for saves in 2009 as the closer for the Bears, gave up just one run in six innings in his first start for Brown in nearly two years.
April 3, 2010
Bears Earn Split Against Penn in Ivy Opener
Philadelphia, PA The Brown baseball team kicked off its Ivy League season on Saturday afternoon, earning a road split against Penn, winning the second game 11-5 after dropping a tough 8-6 opener. Sophomore Mike DiBiase had a big day at the plate, going 5-6 with three RBIs and two walks over the doubleheader.
March 31, 2010
Brown Wraps Up Southern Swing With 5-3 Loss to New Orleans
New Orleans, LA Senior Matt Boylan (Danvers, MA) turned in his best start of the season on Wednesday evening, but it wasnt enough to prevent a New Orleans victory, as the Privateers took a low-scoring 5-3 game over Brown. A day after New Orleans scored 11 against the Bears, Boylan pitched five strong innings, allowing just three earned runs and striking out six.
March 30, 2010
Bears Drop 11-10 Heartbreaker on Late New Orleans Rally
New Orleans, LA Brown (2-12) dropped a heartbreaker to the University of New Orleans (7-15) on Tuesday evening, falling 11-10 after the Privateers scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth to complete a comeback from what was at one point a 9-2 Brown lead. Junior Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA) led the way offensively for the Bears, going 2-4 with a home run and three RBIs.
March 29, 2010
Troy Concludes Series Sweep with 26-3 Win Over Brown
Troy, AL - The Bears wrapped up a four-game series with Troy University on Monday evening, as the Trojans completed a series sweep with a 26-3 win over the Bears. Troy's offense was rolling from the beginning of the contest, scoring seven runs in the first inning, and the Trojans continued the onslaught throughout, crossing the plate at least once in every frame.
March 28, 2010
Troy Uses Big Eighth Inning to Win 11-2 Over Brown
Troy, AL Brown lost its third game to Troy on Sunday afternoon, as the Trojans used an eight-run eighth inning to blow open a previously tight 3-2 game, eventually taking an 11-2 win over Bruno. The Bears held a 2-1 lead for the first four innings behind an impressive outing by rookie starter Kevin Carlow, but Brown couldnt hold off the late charge for Troys offense.
March 27, 2010
Troy Takes Two From Brown to Open Series
Troy, AL Brown kicked off a four-game series at Troy on Saturday afternoon, dropping a pair to the Trojans by scores of 9-2 and 6-3, the latter only decided when a late rally by the Bears came up just short. Junior catcher Matt Colantonio (Garden City, NJ) led the way offensively for Brown, going a combined 3-7 at the plate, while adding an RBI and a pair of walks.
March 18, 2010
Greskoff's Six RBI's Power Brown to 13-7 Win
Worcester, MA - Brown jumped out to a 7-4 lead after two innings on Thursday evening and never looked back, swinging the bats well all game in scoring a season-high 13 runs in a 13-7 victory over Holy Cross. Junior first baseman Pete Greskoff led the charge, picking up a double and two home runs, and had a hand in nine of Brown's runs.
March 17, 2010
Rams Run Over Brown 15-4
Kingston, R.I. The Rhode Island Rams rolled over Brown on Wednesday afternoon, opening their 2010 home season with a 15-4 victory over the Bears. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-7 on the season, while Rhode Island improves to 4-9 overall after Wednesdays action.
March 16, 2010
Brown's Brad Kottman '13 Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Providence, R.I. - Brown freshman Brad Kottman (Denton, TX) was named the Ivy League's Rookie of the Week on Tuesday afternoon, recognizing the terrific performance he turned in over the weekend at South Carolina. Playing in a hostile road environment, Kottman entered the game in the third inning, and shut out the Gamecocks for the next 4.1 frames, allowing just four baserunners and giving the Bears an opportunity to climb back into the game.
March 14, 2010
Late Brown Rally Falls Short in 6-5 Loss
Columbia, S.C. Brown lost its third game to South Carolina in heartbreaking fashion on Sunday afternoon, as the Gamecocks took a 6-5 win in ten innings after a rally by the Bears in the top of the ninth forced extra innings. Junior Pete Greskoff led the way for Brown offensively, tallying a big two-run home run in the sixth inning, cutting the South Carolina to 3-2 at the time.
March 13, 2010
South Carolina Takes Doubleheader from Brown
Columbia, S.C. The Bears dropped a pair of tough games to a powerful South Carolina squad, falling 8-4 and 10-7 to the Gamecocks in an afternoon doubleheader. In the latter game, Brown took an early 6-2 lead as the team looked for its second upset of the season after knocking off Pepperdine, but South Carolina came on strong in the later innings for a comeback win.
March 12, 2010
Brown's First Game Against South Carolina Postponed
Columbia, S.C. - Brown's opening game against South Carolina, scheduled for Friday evening, has been postponed due to rain in the Columbia area. The contest will be made up tomorrow afternoon, as the Bears will now play a Saturday doubleheader against the Gamecocks. The first pitch is schedule for 1:00 p.m.
March 7, 2010
Bears Wrap Up Road Trip With 9-2 Loss at LSU
Baton Rouge, LA Brown wrapped up its first road trip of the 2010 season on Sunday afternoon, falling 9-2 to #1 LSU at Alex Box Stadium behind a four-run sixth inning from the Tigers. Rookie Cody Slaughter and senior Nick Punal each picked up two hits and drove in a run as the Bears scored the first two runs of the game before a furious rally from LSU.
March 6, 2010
Pepperdine Deals Brown 19-3 Defeat
Baton Rouge, LA Pepperdine avenged Browns season-opening Friday upset on Saturday night, knocking off the Bears 19-3 behind a nine-run second inning that blew the game open. Junior Pete Greskoff led the way for Brown, picking up a pair of hits in four at bats, and driving in two of the three runs for Bruno.
March 5, 2010
Bears Stun Pepperdine to Open Season, Fall to LSU
Baton Rouge, LA Brown got the 2010 season off to a terrific start on Friday evening, scoring eight runs over the final three innings to shock national power Pepperdine 8-7 before falling to LSU 13-6 in the second half of their doubleheader. The Bears were led by sophomore Daniel Rosoff, who was 3-4 on the day, with three runs scored, four RBIs, and a home run.
February 1, 2010
Brown Prepares for 2010 Season
Despite a program best 15-5 record in Ivy play, the 2009 Brown Baseball team finished a game short of qualifying for the Ivy Championships. In 2010, Head Coach Marek Drabinski (14th Season) will lead a "new look" Bears squad, hungry to get back to post season play.
August 28, 2009
Pete Greskoff '11 Earns MVP in Summer League
Riverhead, N.Y. - Pete Greskoff, a junior at Brown, keeps improving his baseball skills. The slugging first-baseman-designated hitter for the Riverhead Tomcats earned two individual honors after competing in the 2009 season for the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League.
August 19, 2009
Brian Murphy Named Assistant Baseball Coach
Head coach Marek Drabinski recently announced the addition of Brian Murphy as an assistant coach for the 2009-2010 baseball season. Murphy comes to Brown from Bryant University, where he spent four years as the Bulldogs' hitting coach.