May 5, 2010
Brown Womens Basketball Announces 2009-10 Award Recipients
Providence, RI- The Brown women's basketball team recently held its annual season-ending banquet where five individuals were recognized and honored with various team awards.
April 28, 2010
Womens Basketball Hoops for Haiti a Success
Providence, RI- In support of those affected by the tragedy in Haiti a few months ago, the Brown womens basketball team hosted its Hoops for Haiti event on February 17 and raised nearly $11,000 which was donated to UNICEF.
April 7, 2010
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
Providence, RI- The Ivy League released its winter list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with ten 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.
March 11, 2010
Hannah Passafuime Receives All-Ivy Basketball Honors
Providence, RI- Brown University sophomore guard Hannah Passafuime (Soquel, CA) was named Honorable Mention All-Ivy after a vote of the eight Ancient Eight head basketball coaches.
March 6, 2010
Bears End Season with 54-41 Loss to Columbia
New York, NY- Columbias Judie Lomax poured in 20 points and grabbed 27 rebounds to help the Lions to a 54-41 victory over the Brown womens basketball team at Levien Gym this evening. Sophomore Aileen Daniels (Waldwick, NJ) led the Bears offense for the second straight night with 14 points and nine rebounds. The Lions ended the season 18-10 overall with a 9-5 mark in the Ivy League, while the Bears dropped to 8-20 overall and finished 5-9 in the league.
March 5, 2010
Brown Womens Basketball Sweeps Cornell With 74-58 Victory
Ithaca, NY- Freshman Lindsay Nickel lit up for a career-high 23 points and junior Aileen Daniels netted a career-high 22 points to help lead the Brown womens basketball team to a 74-58 victory over the Cornell Big Red at Newman Arena on Friday night. The Bears improved to 7-19 overall and 5-8 in the Ivy League, while Cornell drops to 7-19 overall and just 2-10 in league play.
February 27, 2010
Dartmouth Cruises to 51-29 Victory over Bears
Providence, RI- The Dartmouth Big Green rolled to a 51-29 victory over the Brown University Bears on senior night at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Leading the Big Green attack was Brittney Smith and Sasha Dosenko with 12 points apiece, while senior Christina Johnson (Oakland, CA) led the Bears offense with eight points and brought down a team-high six rebounds.
February 26, 2010
Harvard Rallies for 65-54 Victory against Brown
Providence, RI- Sophomore Aileen Daniels (Waldwick, NJ) netted a game-high 17 points and Natalie Bonds (Taveres. FL) earned her fourth double-double of the year with 11 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasnt enough to get by Harvard, as the Crimson rallied for a 65-54 victory at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Friday night.
February 20, 2010
Princeton Rolls to 64-38 Victory Against Bears
Providence, RI- First place Princeton University (21-2, 9-0 Ivy) rolled to a 64-38 victory over the Brown womens basketball team (7-17, 4-6 Ivy) at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday evening. Devona Allgood led the Tigers with 16 points and 10 rebounds, as senior guard Christina Johnson (Oakland, CA) led the Brown offense with 10 points.
February 19, 2010
Womens Basketball Hosts Penn & Princeton this Weekend
Providence, RI- The Brown womens basketball team will host the University of Pennsylvania at 7:00 p.m. tonight, and then first-place Princeton University at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday for its WBCA Pink Zone Event.
February 19, 2010
Strong Second Half Leads to 54-42 Win against Penn
Providence, RI- Senior forward Natalie Bonds (Taveres, FL) earned her third double-double of the season with a team-high 12 points and 12 rebounds to help lead the Brown womens basketball team to a 54-42 victory over the University of Pennsylvania this evening. The Bears improved to 7-16 overall and are now 4-5 in Ivy League play, while Penn drops to 1-21 and 0-8 in the league.
February 13, 2010
Brown Womens Basketball Falls to Harvard 66-51
Cambridge, MA Led by Victoria Lipperts game-high 27 points and 10 rebounds, the Harvard womens basketball team defeated the Bears 66-51 at Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday evening. The Crimson improved to 14-7 overall with a 5-2 mark in the Ivy League, and the Bears dropped to 6-16 with a 3-5 record in the league. Browns offense was led by sophomore guard Hannah Passafuimes 14 points, while sophomore Lindsay Steele brought down a team-high seven rebounds.
February 12, 2010
Bears Lose Heartbreaker to Dartmouth
February 10, 2010
Hoops for Haiti Postponed Due to Bad Weather
The Brown womens basketball team has postponed Hoops for Haiti due to poor weather conditions. The event, which was scheduled for tonight (Wednesday, 2/10), has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
February 6, 2010
Bears Hold Off for 61-54 Win Against Cornell
Providence, RI- Brown sophomore Hannah Passafuime (Soquel, CA) led all scorers with 22 points to lead the womens basketball team to a 61-54 victory over the Cornell Big Red this evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The win improves Browns record to 6-14 including a 3-3 mark in Ivy League play, while Cornell drops to 5-14 and 0-6 in the league.
February 5, 2010
Columbia Defeats Brown 65-60
Providence, RI- Columbias Judie Lomax scored 23 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to help lead the Columbia Lions to a 65-60 Ivy League win on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Lions improved to 13-6 on the year and 4-1 in the league, while Brown moved to 5-14 with a 2-3 mark in the Ivy League.
January 30, 2010
Bears Roll to 61-47 Victory over Penn
Philadelphia, PA- Sophomore guard Hannah Passafuime (Soquel, CA) tallied a game-high 21 points to help lead the Brown womens basketball team (5-13, 2-2 Ivy) to a 61-47 victory against the University of Pennsylvania (1-16, 0-3) on Saturday evening at the Palestra.
January 29, 2010
Princeton Defeats Brown Womens Hoops 75-44
Princeton, NJ- Addie Micirs 18 points helped the Princeton University Tigers to a 75-44 victory over the Brown University Bears on Friday evening at Jadwin Gym. The Tigers improved to 14-2 on the year with a 2-0 mark in Ivy League play, while the Bears dropped to 4-13 overall and moved to 1-2 in the league.
January 25, 2010
Womens Basketball Team Hosts Hoops for Haiti
The Brown womens basketball team wants to support those affected by the recent tragedy in Haiti. The team is raising money through a free-throw-a-thon and would ask that you support the team in any way possible. Each team member will shoot 300 free-throws on Wednesday, Feb. 10th, and will try to raise over $3,000. ALL the money raised will go to UNICEF, where 100% of the money donated will go to the Haiti effort. All donations are tax deductible, and for more information on UNICEF you can go to www.unicefusa.org.
January 22, 2010
Yale Earns Season Split With 67-43 Win Over Bears
Senior forward Natalie Bonds (Taveres, FL) recorded a double-double, notching 10 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasn't enough for the Bears (4-12, 1-1 Ivy), as Yale (6-10, 1-1 Ivy) avenged last weekend's loss with a 67-43 win in New Haven. The Bulldogs were led by forward Haywood Wright, who recorded 10 points and six rebounds.
January 18, 2010
Browns Lindsay Nickel Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Providence, RI- Brown University freshman Lindsay Nickel was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week are helping the womens basketball team to its first Ivy League win with a 60-56 victory against Yale last Friday night.
January 15, 2010
Balanced Attack Leads Brown Past Yale in Ivy League Opener
Providence, RI- Aileen Daniels led three Brown players in double-digit scoring with 15 points and five rebounds to help the Bears (4-11, 1-0 Ivy) to a thrilling 60-56 victory against Yale (5-9, 0-1 Ivy) in its 2009-10 Ivy League opener at the Pizzitola Sports Center Friday evening.
January 10, 2010
Syracuse Takes Down Brown, 85-40, In The Carrier Dome
The Brown womens basketball teams first visit to the famed Carrier Dome wasnt a successful one, as the Bears dropped an 85-40 decision to Syracuse in their final non-league game of the season. Senior Christina Johnson led the Bears with nine points on 4 of 7 shooting from the field.
January 6, 2010
Bears Fall Short, 64-55, to Albany
Providence, RI- Despite freshman Lindsay Nickels 16 points and 15 rebounds by senior Natalie Bonds, the Bears fell 64-55 to the University at Albany at the Pizzitola Sports Center this evening. Browns overall record drops to 3-10 on the year as Albany improves to 7-6.
December 29, 2009
South Carolina Defeats Brown 73-46 in Hawk Classic
Philadelphia, PA- The Brown University Bears (3-9) fell 73-46 to the Southeast Conferences South Carolina on Tuesday afternoon during the consolation game of the Hawk Classic hosted at St. Josephs University. Freshman Lindsay Nickel led Brown in scoring with 11 points, followed by Sarah Delk with 10. After solid performances in games against St. Josephs and South Carolina, Hannah Passafuime was selected to the Hawk Classics All-Tournament Team.
December 28, 2009
Bears Suffer 65-36 Loss to St. Joseph's During Hawk Classic
Philadelphia, PA- The Brown womens basketball team (3-8) fell 65-36 to host St. Josephs University (5-7) in the first game of the Hawk Classic. Senior guard Christina Johnson led Browns offense with 11 points and brought down four rebounds, while sophomore Hannah Passafuime added eight points.
December 9, 2009
Brown Falls to Rhode Island 60-49
Kingston, RI- The University of Rhode Island earned a 60-49 victory over the visiting Brown University Bears on Wednesday evening at The Ryan Center. Rhode Island freshman Ashley Rivera led the Rams with 24 points, and Brown junior Sarah Delk led the Bears with 11 points. The win for the Rams improved its record to 4-5 on the year, as the Bears dropped to 3-7 on the season.
December 6, 2009
Womens Hoops Defeats Morgan State, 65-62, in Overtime Thriller
Led by Christina Johnson and Hannah Passafuimes 17 points apiece, the Brown womens basketball team (3-6) earned a thrilling 65-62 overtime victory over Morgan State University (3-4) in the consolation game of the Brown BEAR Basketball Classic. Passafuime was selected to the All-Tournament team, as was Morgan States leading scorer Corin Adams, who put in a game-high 20 points this afternoon.
December 5, 2009
Bears Fall to Massachusetts 69-54 in Brown BEAR Basketball Classic
Providence, RI- Despite a career-high 25 points by Brown sophomore Hannah Passafuime, the University of Massachusetts earned a 69-54 victory over the Bears during the first game of the Brown BEAR Basketall Classic on Saturday afternoon at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Leading the Minutewomen was Kristina Danella with 16 points, as Jasmine Watson added 13
December 2, 2009
Terriers Breeze by Bears, 87-58
Providence, RI- Led by sophomore guard Alex Youngs 33 points, the Boston University womens basketball team (3-3) cruised to an 87-58 victory over Brown University (2-5) on Wednesday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Senior guard Christina Johnson lit up for a team-high 19 points, as senior forward Natalie Bonds chipped in with 10.
November 28, 2009
Seton Hall Earns 58-57 Victory against Brown in LIU Turkey Classic
Browns valiant effort in the final few minutes of play came up short as the squad fell 58-57 to Seton Hall during the consolation game of the LIU Turkey Classic. Kandice Green and Ebonie Williams led Seton Halls offense with 13 points apiece, while Christina Johnson and Lindsay Nickel paced Brown with 14 points each. Johnson strung together two solid performances this weekend and was selected to the All-Tournament team. She combined for 24 points, nine rebounds and went 8-of-8 from the free throw line.
November 27, 2009
Blackbirds Soar to 68-55 Victory over Brown in LIU Turkey Classic
Long Islands Chelsi Johnson and Heidi Mothershead combined for 32 points to lead the Blackbirds (3-2) to a 68-55 defeat over the Brown womens basketball team (2-3) in the first game of the LIU Turkey Classic. Brown seniors Natalie Bonds and Christina Johnson both tallied 10 point as junior Sarah Delk brought down a game-high eight rebounds.
November 24, 2009
Brown Women's Basketball Defeats Bryant 79-72 in Overtime
Smithfield, RI- Freshman Lindsay Nickel (Los Altos, CA) lit up for a career-high 19 points to lead the Brown womens basketball team to a 79-72 overtime victory against Bryant University. The Bulldogs were looking to avenge a 64-62 loss to the Bears during the 2008-09 season, but were unsuccessful as the Bears picked up its second consecutive victory to improve to 2-2 on the year.
November 21, 2009
Bears Rally for 62-59 Win Over CCSU
Providence, RI It was not until senior forward Natalie Bonds (Tavares, FL) hit a jump shot with 3:33 remaining that the Brown womens basketball team (1-2) took its first lead of the game, but the Bears resiliency paid off in a come-from-behind, 62-59 win over visiting Central Connecticut State University (1-3) at the Pizzitola Center on Saturday evening. Sophomore Aileen Daniels (Waldwick, NJ) paced the Bears with a career-high 17 points, many coming during crucial runs, as Brown earned its first victory of the 2009-10 season.
November 18, 2009
Brown Womens Basketball Falls to American, 64-54
Providence, RI- Senior Christina Johnson (Oakland, CA) scored 12 points and pulled down six rebounds to lead Brown during its 64-54 deficit to American on Wednesday afternoon. The Bears had a 32-29 advantage at the half, but the squad couldnt hang on to the lead as American came back and earned the win. Brown dropped to 0-2 on the young season as American improved to 2-1.
November 13, 2009
Providence College Defeats Brown 83-50 in Women's Basketball Season Opener
Providence, RI- Led by Mi-Khida Hankins game-high 17 points, Providence College (1-0) earned an 83-50 victory over host Brown University (0-1) during its 2009-10 season opener in the Pizzitola Sports Center this evening.
November 13, 2009
Womens Basketball Set to Take on Providence College Tonight
Providence, RI- The Brown womens basketball team is set to open its 2009-10 campaign tonight when it takes on the Friars of Providence College at 8:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast live and can be viewed from B2 Networks on brownbears.com. Live stats will also be provided for up-to-date statistics during the game this evening.
October 15, 2009
Brown Hockey and Basketball Tickets Now on Sale
With the arrival of autumn, theres no better way to catch the excitement of Brown basketball and hockey than by the purchase of Season Ticket Packages and single game tickets, which are now available at the Brown ticket office. Fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets by filling out the renewal form they received in the mail, order over the phone, or to purchase tickets online at BrownBears.com.
August 12, 2009
Womens Basketball Announces 2009-10 Schedule
Brown womens basketball coach Jean Marie Burr has recently announced the teams 2009-10 schedule. Along with the ever-challenging Ivy League slate, the Bears open its season at home on Nov. 13 against cross-town rival Providence College for a 7:00 p.m. tipoff. The Bears will compete in three tournaments, including its own Brown BEAR Basketball Classic, as the 2009-10 schedule highlights three Big East teams (Providence, Seton Hall and Syracuse), an SEC opponent (South Carolina) and an ACC squad (Georgia Tech) that made it to the second round of the NCAA Tournament last year.
July 15, 2009
Jonathan Parsons Joins Women's Basketball Staff
Brown University Womens Basketball Coach Jean Marie Burr has recently announced the addition of Jonathan Parsons to her staff. Parsons joins the Bears from the University of New Haven, where he spent a year as a Volunteer Assistant Coach while also serving as the Graduate Assistant for NCAA Compliance and Student Development.
July 1, 2009
Colleen Kelly 06 Named Assistant Womens Basketball Coach
Former Brown womens basketball standout, Colleen Kelly 06, has recently been named an assistant coach on Head Coach Jean Marie Burrs staff for the 2009-2010 season. Kelly comes to Brown from Colgate, where she spent the last two years serving as an assistant coach.