April 18, 2008

#14 Bears vs. Friars To Be Video Streamed Live From Stevenson Field

April 18, 2008

PRIOVIDENCE, RI - Brown will put its eight game winning streak on the line on Saturday night, April 19, battling cross-town rival Providence College under the lights at Stevenson Field, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Live video and audio of game will be available to Brown fans who can't make it to the game through the B2 Network.

The Bears are coming off a thrilling 8-7 win over Ivy rival Harvard on Wednesday evening to extend their record to 9-2 overall and stay unbeaten in the Ivy League with a 4-0 mark. Sophomore Zach Caldwell's four second-half goals proved to be the difference for the Bears. The Friars come into Saturday's game with a 5-6 record after winning five of their last six games.

Wednesday's game against Harvard kicked-off Brown's video steaming schedule with the first game played at Stevenson Field. Brown lacrosse fans across the country responded in record numbers to see the Bears beat the Crimson.

Brown lacrosse fans can now watch a live video and audio feed (with Mike Rubin and Mike Mancuso calling the play) of all remaining home games at Stevenson Field through B2 Networks. The games will be aired through Brown's athletic web site, www.brownbears.com . Fans wanting to watch Brown events via B2 Networks will need a high-speed Internet connection and a current version of Windows Media Player. Games will be sold on an individual basis at $6 per game.

Brown and Providence have met 12 times, with the Bears holding a 12-0 series advantage. Last year, Brown came away with a 7-3 win over the Friars.

Sophomore Thomas Muldoon leads the Bears in scoring with 23 goals and seven assists. Junior Jordan Burke, the nation's top goalie with a .701 save percentage, has posted a 5.90 goals against average.