2014 Baseball News
April 19, 2014
Franco’s Walk-Off Single Lifts Baseball to Saturday Sweep Over Dartmouth
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – With two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, senior J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) delivered a walk-off single to lift the Brown baseball team to victory in game two, as the Bears earned a pair of wins over Dartmouth, 12-3 and 7-6, on Saturday at Murray Stadium.
April 16, 2014
Baseball Falls at Holy Cross, 9-0
WORCESTER, Mass. – Freshman Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) led the way with three hits, but the Brown baseball team fell to the College of the Holy Cross, 9-0, in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at Fitton Field. Brown moved to 8-18 overall, while the Crusaders improved to 11-23 on the season.
April 16, 2014
Wednesday’s Home Baseball Game Moved to Worcester
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Wednesday’s baseball game between Brown and visiting Holy Cross at Murray Stadium has been moved to Worcester due to field conditions in Providence.
April 15, 2014
St. Lawrence Named Ivy League Baseball Co-Pitcher of the Week
PRINCETON, N.J. – Junior Dave St. Lawrence (Thompson, Conn.) of the Brown University baseball team has been named the Ivy League Co-Pitcher of the Week, announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.
April 13, 2014
Baseball Splits Pair at Harvard to Close Weekend Set
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Dave St. Lawrence (Thompson, Conn.) pitched seven scoreless innings to lead Brown baseball to a 1-0 shutout victory in the first game against Harvard as the Bears gained a split in an Ivy League doubleheader on Sunday at O’Donnell Field.
April 12, 2014
Baseball Splits with Harvard to Open Four-Game Series
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Daniel Massey (Greensboro, N.C.) drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and two other players enjoyed multi-hit games, as the Brown baseball team picked up a 5-4 victory over Harvard in the first game of a doubleheader to gain a split Saturday afternoon at O’Donnell Field.
April 11, 2014
Marek Drabinski Steps Down As Baseball Coach At Brown
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown baseball coach Marek Drabinski has stepped down as coach of the Bears after 18 seasons, effective immediately. Current assistant coaches Grant Achilles and Mike McCormack will coach the Brown team for the remainder of the season.
April 9, 2014
Baseball Topped at UConn, 7-4
STORRS, Conn. – Junior Dan Kerr (Westfield, N.J.) and freshman Josh Huntley (Aurora, Colo.) registered two hits apiece, but the Brown baseball team fell to Connecticut, 7-4, in non-conference play Wednesday afternoon at J.O. Christian Field.
April 8, 2014
Baseball Holds Head-Shaving Event to Support Vs. Cancer Foundation
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Following Sunday’s home doubleheader against Cornell, the Brown baseball team remained on the field and held a head-shaving event to support the Vs. Cancer Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer.
April 6, 2014
Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Cornell
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Junior Dan Kerr (Westfield, N.J.) led the way with three hits, but the Brown baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Cornell, 4-1 and 6-5, in Ivy League play Sunday afternoon at Murray Stadium.
April 5, 2014
Baseball Falls Twice to Princeton
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) drove in a pair of runs and senior Wes Van Boom (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.) and junior Nick Fornaca (San Diego, Calif.) posted two hits each, but the Brown baseball team dropped a pair of games to Princeton, 3-2 and 10-16, in Ivy League play Saturday at Murray Stadium.
April 3, 2014
Baseball Sweeps Past Siena in Home Opener
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Robert Henry (Cranston, R.I.) collected five hits and senior Wes Van Boom (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.) and junior Dan Kerr (Westfield, N.J.) drove in three runs apiece as the Brown baseball team swept a doubleheader against Siena, 14-7 and 4-3, in Thursday’s non-conference home opener at Murray Stadium.
April 2, 2014
Baseball to Support Vs. Cancer Foundation with Head-Shaving Event
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – For the second straight year, the Brown baseball team will be joining forces with much of the rest of the collegiate baseball community in the fight against childhood cancer. Brown will partner with the Vs. Cancer Foundation in a head-shaving event following the doubleheader against Cornell on Sunday, April 6 at Murray Stadium.
April 1, 2014
Baseball Edged in Doubleheader at Penn
PHILADELPHIA – Despite scoring one run in the final frame of two contests, the Brown baseball team was edged in a pair of one-run games at Penn, dropping both by a 3-2 margin in Ivy League play on Tuesday at Meiklejohn Stadium.
April 1, 2014
Wednesday’s Baseball Doubleheader vs. Siena Moved to Thursday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Wednesday’s baseball doubleheader between Brown and visiting Siena will be postponed to Thursday, April 3 due to several schedule changes earlier in the week. The first game of the home-opening doubleheader will be played at Murray Stadium at 2 p.m.
March 31, 2014
Baseball Drops Pair at Columbia in Ivy Opener
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Freshman Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) allowed just two runs over seven innings in the second contest, but the Columbia baseball team kept the Brown offense quiet, as the Bears dropped a pair of 4-0 games to the defending champion Lions in the Ivy opener for both teams Monday afternoon at Satow Stadium.
March 29, 2014
Baseball to Play at Columbia Monday, Penn on Tuesday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In anticipation of inclement weather, the following changes have been made to the Brown baseball schedule. The Bears will now visit Columbia on Monday, March 31 at noon, before traveling to face Penn on Tuesday, April 1 at 1 p.m.
March 28, 2014
Baseball Opens Ivy Play at Columbia, Penn
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown baseball team kicks off the Ivy League season with four games over the weekend at Columbia and Penn. The Bears open league action on Sunday with a doubleheader against the defending champion Lions, before visiting the Quakers for a pair of games on Monday. The first game of each series is set for noon.
March 27, 2014
Baseball Weekend Ivy Games Postponed to Sunday, Monday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Due to inclement weather predicted for the upcoming weekend, the Brown baseball doubleheaders at Columbia and Penn have been postponed to Sunday and Monday, respectively.
March 26, 2014
Wednesday’s Baseball Game at Richmond Canceled
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – The Brown baseball game at the University of Richmond scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been canceled due to frigid temperatures.
March 25, 2014
Tuesday’s Baseball Game at Richmond Canceled
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – The Brown baseball game at the University of Richmond scheduled for Tuesday afternoon has been canceled due to weather. The two teams will play one game on Wednesday at Pitt Field, with first pitch scheduled for 3 p.m.
March 25, 2014
Sredojevic Tabbed Ivy League Baseball Rookie of the Week
PRINCETON, N.J. – Freshman infielder Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) of the Brown University baseball team was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.
March 24, 2014
Late Rally Sends Baseball Past William & Mary, 16-15
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Senior J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) launched a three-run, go-ahead triple in the eighth inning to highlight an eight-run frame, as the Brown baseball team rallied past William & Mary, 16-15, on Monday afternoon at Plumeri Park
March 23, 2014
Baseball Cruises Past UMass Lowell, 9-3
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Freshman Marc Sredojevic (Mendham, N.J.) blasted a three-run homer and senior J.J. Franco (New York, N.Y.) collected three hits to lead the Brown baseball team over UMass-Lowell, 9-3, in Sunday’s non-conference matchup on the campus of William & Mary.
March 22, 2014
Baseball Splits Pair on Saturday
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Brown baseball team split a pair of games on Saturday as the Bears opened with an 8-2 win over UMass-Lowell, before falling to host William & Mary, 16-4, at Plumeri Park.
March 16, 2014
Baseball Edged at George Mason, 2-1
FAIRFAX, Va. – Freshman Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) limited George Mason to just one run over the first seven innings, but the Patriots broke an even game with the go-ahead run in the eighth and held on the rest of the way as the Brown baseball team fell to the Patriots, 2-1, in Sunday’s series finale at Spuhler Field.
March 15, 2014
Baseball Falls at George Mason, 5-2
FAIRFAX, Va. – Sophomore Kevin Guthrie (Sarasota, Fla.) led the way with three hits and the Bears made a late charge with a run in the ninth, but the Brown baseball team fell at George Mason, 5-2, Saturday afternoon at Spuhler Field.
March 14, 2014
Whitehill, Massey Lead Baseball Past George Mason, 6-3
FAIRFAX, Va. – Senior Lucas Whitehill (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) tossed seven scoreless innings and senior Daniel Massey (Greensboro, N.C.) drove in three runs as the Brown baseball team downed George Mason, 6-3, to open a three-game series Friday afternoon at Spuhler Field.
March 11, 2014
Taugner Named Ivy League Baseball Pitcher and Co-Rookie of the Week
PRINCETON, N.J. – After an impressive performance at top-ranked South Carolina on Sunday, freshman right-hander Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) of the Brown University baseball team was named the Ivy League Pitcher and Co-Rookie of the Week, announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.
March 9, 2014
Baseball Edged at No. 1 South Carolina, 1-0
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Freshman Christian Taugner (Roselle, Ill.) tossed seven innings of one-run ball to keep the Bears in the game, but the Brown baseball team was edged in a pitcher’s dual by top-ranked South Carolina, 1-0, in Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Carolina Stadium.
March 8, 2014
Baseball Drops Pair at No. 1 South Carolina to Open Season
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Senior Daniel Massey (Greensboro, N.C.) and freshman Robert Henry (Cranston, R.I.) recorded two hits apiece, but the Brown baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to top-ranked South Carolina, 13-0 and 8-0, in the season opener Saturday at Carolina Stadium.
March 7, 2014
Baseball Season Opener Postponed; Saturday Doubleheader Scheduled
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Friday’s season opener between the Brown University baseball team and South Carolina has been postponed due to inclement weather. The opener of the three-game series has been scheduled as part of a doubleheader on Saturday (3/8) starting at 2 p.m. at Carolina Stadium.
March 5, 2014
Baseball Opens 2014 Campaign at South Carolina
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown University baseball team, under the direction of 18th year head coach Marek Drabinski, kicks off the 2014 season on Friday, March 7 when the Bears open a three-game series at South Carolina at 7 p.m.
March 3, 2014
Former Pitcher Carlow to Join Cardinals at Spring Training
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Former Brown University standout pitcher Kevin Carlow (Mystic, Conn.) has signed as a non-drafted free agent with the St. Louis Cardinals organization and will report to extended spring training on April 4, 2014.
February 18, 2014
Baseball Welcomes Newest Member Through Team IMPACT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown University baseball program announced its newest member to the team on Sunday, as five-year-old Alex Falzone of Attleboro, Mass. officially joined the roster through Team Impact, a non-profit organization based in Quincy, Mass. that matches children who have life-threatening illnesses with collegiate sports teams.
January 19, 2014
Baseball to Host 2014 Hot Stove Dinner
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's baseball team will host its 2014 Baseball Hot Stove Dinner on Friday, February 7 at the Brown Faculty Club in Providence, R.I. The event is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m., and both the coaching staff and players look forward to honoring those who have helped build the program.
November 26, 2013
Baseball Partners with Team IMPACT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown baseball program welcomed its newest member to the team last week, as the Bears began their relationship with five-year-old Alex Falzone of Attleboro, Mass. Falzone joined the roster through Team IMPACT, a non-profit organization based in Quincy, Mass., that matches children who have life-threatening illnesses with collegiate sports teams.
November 13, 2013
Baseball Announces Class of 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown head baseball coach Marek Drabinski is pleased to announce the addition of seven new student-athletes, set to join the roster for the 2014 season. Brown’s Class of 2017 includes four pitchers, one infielder, one outfielder and a catcher.