Brown Men’s Soccer Named 2011 Ivy League Co-Champions
Providence, RI- The Brown University men's soccer team hosted the Dartmouth Big Green in its final home game of the regular season with the Ivy title on the line. The two teams played to a 0-0 double overtime, and later that evening Cornell played host to Columbia in a game that also ended in a tie, 1-1.
With all four of the teams entering the final day with designs of winning the 2011 title, the Bears and Big Green ended the day as 2011 Ivy League Co-Champions with 14 points apiece in the League standings (4-1-2), with Dartmouth earning the league's automatic NCAA Championships bid. The Big Green was awarded the bid because Dartmouth beat third-place Columbia (2-0 at home) and Brown lost at third-place Columbia (2-1 in 2 ot)
The Bears earned a share of the program's 20th Ivy League title, the highest total in the league, with their last crown coming in 2007. Dartmouth claimed its ninth overall title and first since sharing the title with Penn in 2008.
The Bears, along with the rest of the Ivies will now wait for the 2011 NCAA Selection show, which airs at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 on NCAA.com.