June 26, 2011
Track & Field Ends Season at 2011 USATF Outdoor Championships
Eugene, OR- The Brown University men’s Track & Field team sent five Bears to compete at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon, and two just missed making the finals as the Bears ended the 2011 season.
June 21, 2011
Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
Providence, RI- The Ivy League announced its spring list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were each starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
June 14, 2011
Kinsley & Smith Earn All-American Honors
Providence, RI- Brown University Track & Field throwers Brynn Smith ’11 and Craig Kinsley ‘11 were named Second Team All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field season. Second Team All-America honors are handed out to those whose final placing in the national meet range from ninth to 16th place.
June 8, 2011
Craig Kinsley Earns 12th in Javelin Prelims at NCAA Championship
Des Moines, IA- Senior Craig Kinsley, last year’s NCAA javelin championship, ended this year’s championship with a throw of 229-9 to earn 12th in the preliminary round, as only the top nine advanced into the final round.
May 29, 2011
Kinsley & Smith Qualify for NCAA Championships
Bloomington, IND- Brown University track & field standouts Brynn Smith and Craig Kinsley advanced out of the NCAA East Regionals this past weekend and will head to the NCAA Championships meet hosted at Drake University from June 8-11.
May 28, 2011
Spooney Qualifies to Quarterfinals on Day Two of NCAA Regionals
Bloomington, IND- Freshman standout sprinter John Spooney, who won both the 100 and 200-meter dashes at the Ivy League outdoor Heptagonal Championships, was a late addition to the 200m dash preliminaries at the NCAA Regionals in Bloomington, Indiana this weekend. The rookie ran a great race, finishing in 18th place overall with a time of 21.44 seconds to qualify to the quarterfinals this evening.
May 26, 2011
Two Qualify to Finals after First Day of NCAA Regionals
Bloomington, IND- Just one day into the 2011 Outdoor NCAA Division I Track & Field East Preliminary meet, Brown’s Craig Kinsley and Brynn Smith have already qualified into the finals of their respective events.
May 23, 2011
Brown Announces 2011 Award Winners at Third Annual Senior Banquet
At the third annual Senior Celebration and Awards Banquet on the Campus of Brown University at the Andrews Dining Hall, several student-athletes were honored for their outstanding accomplishments on the field of play, in the classroom and in the community.
May 20, 2011
Bears Prepare for NCAA East Regionals in Indianapolis
Providence, RI- The NCAA released its list of declared student-athletes for the upcoming NCAA East and West Regional Preliminary meets and Brown University had 13 entries set for the NCAA East Regionals in Bloomington, Ind., with events starting on Thursday, May 26.
May 13, 2011
Brown Track & Field Competes at ECAC/IC4A Championship
Princeton, NJ- The Brown Track & Field team headed to the 2011 ECAC/IC4A Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted at Princeton University, while others competed at the Boston High Performance Series at Bentley College as the Bears prepare for NCAA Regionals on May 26.
May 8, 2011
Men’s Track & Field Earns Third at Ivy League Heptagonal Championships
New Haven, CT- The Brown University men's track & field team earned third place at the Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships with 76 points. Freshman standout John Spooney earned First Team All-Ivy honors in both the 100 and 200m dash for the Bears and ran on the third place 4x100 and 4x400m relay squad to highlight the Bears' performers this afternoon.
May 7, 2011
Track Competes in Day One of Heptagonal Championships
New Haven, CT- After the first day of the Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships hosted at Yale, the women's track & field team is currently in first place with 48 points, while the men's squad sits in fourth with 20. Senior Brynn Smith captured the title in the hammer throw to become the first female to throw over 200 feet in the Ivy League, while senior Craig Kinsley collected his fourth consecutive league title in the javelin for the men's squad.
May 1, 2011
Bears Compete at Penn Relays & Brown Springtime Invitational
Providence, RI- The Brown University Track & Field teams continued to prepare for the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships next weekend hosted at Yale by competing at both the Penn Relays and the Brown Springtime Invitational this weekend. Gabriela Baiter boasted a second-place in the triple jump to lead the Bears at the Penn Relays, while four men earned titles in Providence at the Springtime Invite.
April 24, 2011
Track & Field Competes at Larry Ellis Invitational
Princeton, NJ- The Brown men's and women's track & field team competed at the Larry Ellis Memorial Invitational hosted at Princeton University on Friday and Saturday afternoon. Both squads had solid performances on both the track and in the field events, as the team will now prepare to compete in the Penn Relays next weekend.
April 17, 2011
Brown Invitational a Success; Kinsley Opens up With Third Best Javelin Throw in Nation
Providence, RI- The Brown track & field team hosted its annual Brown Invitational yesterday afternoon at Brown Stadium and had some outstanding marks in its first home meet of the outdoor season. Highlighting the meet was Craig Kinsley's third best javelin throw in the nation, and also several Bears brought home titles and earned personal records throughout the day.
April 15, 2011
Brown’s Kinsley Begins Quest for NCAA Title Defense on Saturday at Spring Invitational
Providence, RI – The Brown Invitational on Saturday, April 16, at Brown Stadium will showcase defending NCAA javelin champion Craig Kinsley, making his 2011 debut. The Brown senior from Fairfield Conn., who followed up his NCAA title last June with a third place finish at the USA national championship, “has had phenomenal training sessions, with some important, major technique changes,” commented Michelle Eisenreich, Kinsley’s event coach and the holder of the Alden-Rothenberg head coaching chair for the men’s and women’s track and field/cross-country program at Brown.
April 9, 2011
Brown’s 4x400 Wins Title at Husky Invitational
Storrs, CT- The Brown University men’s track & field team had many strong performances on Saturday during the Husky Invitational hosted at the University of Connecticut. While the 4x400m relay squad earned Brown’s only title, the Bears had a multitude of strong performances, which include rookie John Spooney’s two great races in both the 100 and 200 for the Bears.
April 3, 2011
Bears Shine at Bryant Invitational
Smithfield, RI- The Brown University men's and women's track & field team competed at the Bryant Invitational this weekend in Smithfield. With more than 16 schools and several clubs in attendance, the Bears had many solid performances and captured many titles throughout the day.
March 18, 2011
Outdoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Men’s Middle Distance and Distance
Providence,RI- The men’s middle and long distance runners are coming off a strong indoor season, which saw nine additions to the Brown all-time top ten list in the 500m, 1000m, mile, 3000m, 5000m, 4x400m, 4x800m, and distance medley relay.
March 16, 2011
Outdoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Throws
Providence, RI- Led by Coach Michelle Eisenreich, 2010 was one of the most successful seasons the Brown throws group has ever seen. Not only did the squad dominate the Heptagonal Championships by scoring 26 points in the men's events and 63 in the women's events, the Brown throwers also earned several All-Ivy honors, All-East Region honors and a NCAA Championship. Many of these athletes return this year and will drive the team to higher levels of success.
March 15, 2011
Outdoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Jumps
Providence, RI- For the jumps group, the indoor season was highlighted by two seniors who had their best and most consistent performances this indoor season. Rachel Biblo capped her indoor career with her second consecutive All-Ivy performance (40'11.50). Gabriela Baiter followed up with a fourth place finish at the Indoor Heptagonal Championships (40'7) to tie her outdoor season best from a year ago. Baiter went on to finish 6th in the ECAC triple jump.
March 14, 2011
Outdoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Sprints
Providence, RI- The future for Brown University's sprint squad is bright. The men broke a 31- year- old 4x400m relay record this past winter with a relay. The relay team was comprised of three freshmen and a sophomore. With a small group of graduating seniors, the team is working incredibly hard to fulfill its potential during this outdoor season, and with only a small group of graduating seniors, the coming years should be exciting for Brown sprints.
March 10, 2011
Brown Track & Field Set for 2011 Outdoor Season
Providence, RI- The Brown University track & field team embarks upon the 2011 outdoor season as competition begins Saturday, March 19th at the Husky Spring Open hosted by Northeastern University. Both the men and women look to improve upon their stellar performances at the 2010 Outdoor Ivy League Championships at which the women placed second and the men placed third.
March 6, 2011
Brown Track & Field Competes at ECAC/IC4A Indoor Championships
Boston, MA- A small group of athletes from both the Brown University men’s and women’s track & field team competed at the ECAC/IC4A Indoor Track & Field Championship in Boston this weekend.
February 27, 2011
Brown Men’s Track & Field Finish Seventh at Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships
New York, NY- The Brown University men’s track & field team earned seventh place with 28 points at the 2011 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championship. The Bears’ 4x400m relay team comprised of freshman Samuel Howard, sophomore Nathan Elder, freshman Ajani Brown and freshman John Spooney garnered Second Team All-Ivy honors after an outstanding second place finish with a time of 3:14.26 which broke a Brown University record.
February 26, 2011
Bears Advance to Finals after Day One of Ivy Heptagonal Championships
New York, NY- The Brown University men's and women's track & field team finished the first day of the Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships hosted at The Armory in New York this afternoon. Senior Brynn Smith highlighted the day earning the weight throw title, while various members of both the men's and women's squad have advanced to the finals tomorrow.
February 22, 2011
Men’s Track & Field Competes at USATF New England Championships
Cambridge, MA- The Brown University men’s track & field team competed at the USATF New England Championships hosted at Harvard University this weekend. The Bears had some great performances, as they continue to prepare for the Ivy League’s Heptagonal Championships Feb. 25-26.
February 12, 2011
Bears Finish Seventh at NYRR Saturday Night at The Armory
New York, NY- The Brown University men’s track & field team finished in seventh in the 12-team field at the NYRR Saturday Night at The Armory with 57 points. Daniel Smith brought home the Bears’ only title in the field, winning the shot put with a throw of 16.88m, and John Spooney garnered the 200m dash title in 21.94 seconds.
February 5, 2011
Brown Track & Field Shines at Giegengack Invitational
New Haven, CT- The Brown University track & field teams competed at the seventh annual Giegengack Invitational hosted at Yale this weekend. Around two-dozen teams were competing at the two-day unscored event, as the Bears had several top five finishes, along with three titles as the squad continues to prepare for the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.
January 28, 2011
Men’s Track & Field Places Second at Reebok Boston Indoor Games
Providence, RI- The Brown men’s track & field squad had many great performances yesterday afternoon to earn second place with 70 points out of 16 competing teams during the Reebok Boston Indoor games. Northeastern claimed the top spot with 118.50 points overall, followed by Brown, UMass Amherst (69), Central Connecticut (69) and Stonehill (63.50).
January 22, 2011
Men’s Track & Field Defeated by Patriot League in Harvard Challenge
Boston, MA- The Brown University men’s track & field team, along with the Harvard squad was defeated by the Patriot League’s Army and Colgate on Saturday during the Harvard Challenge. While freshman John Spooney and sophomore Daniel Smith (Saco, ME) earned the only titles for Bruno on Saturday, the team had many great performances in both the running and field events.
January 21, 2011
Indoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Men's Distance & Middle Distance
Providence, RI- After finishing the cross country season with a strong 8th place finish at the NCAA New England Regional meet, the men's middle and long distance runners are building towards a successful indoor track campaign.
January 19, 2011
Indoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Throws
Providence, RI- A perennial strength of the Bears, head coach Michelle Eisenreich’s throws squad looks to be strong once again this year. With the return of senior standout Brynn Smith (Saco, ME) for the women, and sophomore Daniel Smith (Saco, ME) on the men’s side, the Bears will look to build on its success from last season and contend for a Heptagonal Championship.
January 18, 2011
Indoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Jumps
Providence, RI- Under the direction of assistant jumps coach Reuben Jones, Brown’s jumps squad will look to build on its accomplishments from last season with the help of a solid core of veteran jumpers mixed with a talented group of newcomers.
January 17, 2011
Indoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Sprints
Providence, RI- The future for Brown University’s sprint squad is bright. With a small group of graduating seniors, the team is working incredibly hard to fulfill its potential during this indoor season.
January 15, 2011
Track & Field Opens 2011 Indoor Season at Sorlien Invitational
Kingston, RI- The Brown University men's and women's track & field team competed at the Sorlien Invitational hosted in the Mackal Field House at the University of Rhode Island this weekend. Many of the Bears' athletes competed this weekend and were able to shake off some rust since their last meet on Dec. 4.
January 14, 2011
Indoor Track & Field Back in Action Today
Providence, RI- Competition for the 2011 indoor track & field season kicks back into action today at the Sorlien Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island . A small group will compete this weekend while others will focus on training for the next couple weeks. The women compete today and the men compete on Saturday. Next week, brownbears.com will preview each event group as they prepare for competition.
December 4, 2010
Bears Shine at Alden Invitational
Providence, RI- In the first meet of the 2010-11 indoor track & field season, the Brown University men's and women's team combined for 14 titles yesterday afternoon at the Olney Margolies Athletic Center.
October 18, 2010
Marc Mangiacotti Completes Brown Track & Field Staff
Providence, RI- Brown University Director of Track & Field Michelle Eisenreich has announced the addition of Marc Mangiacotti to her staff. Mangiacotti joins the Brown track & field staff as an assistant sprints & hurdles coach after spending six seasons at Wheaton College (MA).
September 20, 2010
Reuben Jones Joins Brown Track & Field Staff
Providence, RI- Brown University Director of Track & Field Michelle Eisenreich has recently announced the addition of Reuben Jones to her staff. Jones joins the Brown track & field staff as an assistant jumps coach after spending one season at Coastal Carolina.
August 17, 2010
Head Track & Field Coach Michelle Eisenreich Announces Freshman Throwers
Providence, RI- Director of Cross Country and Track & Field, Michelle Eisenreich has recently announced her incoming class for the 2010-2011 track.
August 13, 2010
Track & Field Announces Six Freshman to Jumps Squad
Providence, Rhode Island- The Brown University jumps squad announces its incoming class for the 2011 Track season. The incoming class consists of diverse student-athletes from six different states across the country. These athletes will help round out and diversify the jumps program and add depth to our already dominant events.
August 11, 2010
Nine Sprinters/Hurdlers Join 2010-11 Track & Field Squad
Providence, Rhode Island - Sprints/Hurdles Coach George Evans is pleased to announce the 2010 freshman speeders to the Brown University Track and Field Program.