• Brown Women’s Basketball Announces 2009-10 Award Recipients
    May 05, 2010
    Brown Women’s 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.
  • Women’s Basketball Hoops for Haiti a Success
    April 28, 2010
    Women’s Basketball Hoops for Haiti a Success Providence, RI- In support of those affected by the tragedy in Haiti a few months ago, the Brown women’s basketball team hosted its “Hoops for Haiti” event on February 17 and raised nearly $11,000 which was donated to UNICEF.
  • Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
    April 07, 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.
  • Hannah Passafuime Receives All-Ivy Basketball Honors
    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.
  • Bears End Season with 54-41 Loss to Columbia
    March 06, 2010
    Bears End Season with 54-41 Loss to Columbia New York, NY- Columbia’s Judie Lomax poured in 20 points and grabbed 27 rebounds to help the Lions to a 54-41 victory over the Brown women’s 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.
  • Brown Women’s Basketball Sweeps Cornell With 74-58 Victory
    March 05, 2010
    Brown Women’s 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 women’s 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.
  • Dartmouth Cruises to 51-29 Victory over Bears
    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.
  • Harvard Rallies for 65-54 Victory against Brown
    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 wasn’t enough to get by Harvard, as the Crimson rallied for a 65-54 victory at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Friday night.
  • Princeton Rolls to 64-38 Victory Against Bears
    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 women’s 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.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Penn & Princeton this Weekend
    February 19, 2010
    Women’s Basketball Hosts Penn & Princeton this Weekend Providence, RI- The Brown women’s 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.
  • Strong Second Half Leads to 54-42 Win against Penn
    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 women’s 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.
  • Brown Women’s Basketball Falls to Harvard 66-51
    February 13, 2010
    Brown Women’s Basketball Falls to Harvard 66-51 Cambridge, MA –Led by Victoria Lippert’s game-high 27 points and 10 rebounds, the Harvard women’s 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. Brown’s offense was led by sophomore guard Hannah Passafuime’s 14 points, while sophomore Lindsay Steele brought down a team-high seven rebounds.
  • Bears Lose Heartbreaker to Dartmouth
    February 12, 2010
    Bears Lose Heartbreaker to Dartmouth Hanover, NH- The Brown women’s basketball team (6-15, 3-4 Ivy) lost a heartbreaker to Dartmouth College (9-11, 4-2 Ivy) at Leede Arena in Hanover this evening. Brown was at the free throw line with a chance to tie the game with just 5.9 seconds remaining on the clock, but the Bears made just one of two and was forced to foul Dartmouth and send the Big Green to the line to secure a 67-63 win. Dartmouth’s Brittney Smith and Betsy Williams led the Big Green with 17 points apiece, while sophomore guard Hannah Passafuime led Brown with 15 poin<script type="text/javascript" src="http://brownbears.prestosports.com/admin/tinymce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js"></script>ts.
  • Hoops for Haiti Postponed Due to Bad Weather
    February 10, 2010
    Hoops for Haiti Postponed Due to Bad Weather The Brown women’s 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.
  • Bears Hold Off for 61-54 Win Against Cornell
    February 06, 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 women’s basketball team to a 61-54 victory over the Cornell Big Red this evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The win improves Brown’s 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.
  • Columbia Defeats Brown 65-60
    February 05, 2010
    Columbia Defeats Brown 65-60 Providence, RI- Columbia’s 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.
  • Bears Roll to 61-47 Victory over Penn
    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 women’s 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.
  • Princeton Defeats Brown Women’s Hoops 75-44
    January 29, 2010
    Princeton Defeats Brown Women’s Hoops 75-44 Princeton, NJ- Addie Micir’s 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.
  • Women’s Basketball Team Hosts Hoops for Haiti
    January 25, 2010
    Women’s Basketball Team Hosts Hoops for Haiti The Brown women’s 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.
  • Yale Earns Season Split With 67-43 Win Over Bears
    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.
  • Brown’s Lindsay Nickel Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
    January 18, 2010
    Brown’s 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 women’s basketball team to its first Ivy League win with a 60-56 victory against Yale last Friday night.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Brown Past Yale in Ivy League Opener
    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.
  • Syracuse Takes Down Brown, 85-40, In The Carrier Dome
    January 10, 2010
    Syracuse Takes Down Brown, 85-40, In The Carrier Dome The Brown women’s basketball team’s first visit to the famed Carrier Dome wasn’t 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.
  • Bears Fall Short, 64-55, to Albany
    January 06, 2010
    Bears Fall Short, 64-55, to Albany Providence, RI- Despite freshman Lindsay Nickel’s 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. Brown’s overall record drops to 3-10 on the year as Albany improves to 7-6.
  • South Carolina Defeats Brown 73-46 in Hawk Classic
    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 Conference’s South Carolina on Tuesday afternoon during the consolation game of the Hawk Classic hosted at St. Joseph’s University. Freshman Lindsay Nickel led Brown in scoring with 11 points, followed by Sarah Delk with 10. After solid performances in games against St. Joseph’s and South Carolina, Hannah Passafuime was selected to the Hawk Classic’s All-Tournament Team.
  • Bears Suffer 65-36 Loss to St. Joseph's During Hawk Classic
    December 28, 2009
    Bears Suffer 65-36 Loss to St. Joseph's During Hawk Classic Philadelphia, PA- The Brown women’s basketball team (3-8) fell 65-36 to host St. Joseph’s University (5-7) in the first game of the Hawk Classic. Senior guard Christina Johnson led Brown’s offense with 11 points and brought down four rebounds, while sophomore Hannah Passafuime added eight points.
  • Brown Falls to Rhode Island 60-49
    December 09, 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.
  • Women’s Hoops Defeats Morgan State, 65-62, in Overtime Thriller
    December 06, 2009
    Women’s Hoops Defeats Morgan State, 65-62, in Overtime Thriller Led by Christina Johnson and Hannah Passafuime’s 17 points apiece, the Brown women’s 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 State’s leading scorer Corin Adams, who put in a game-high 20 points this afternoon.
  • Bears Fall to Massachusetts 69-54 in Brown BEAR Basketball Classic
    December 05, 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
  • Terriers Breeze by Bears, 87-58
    December 02, 2009
    Terriers Breeze by Bears, 87-58 Providence, RI- Led by sophomore guard Alex Young’s 33 points, the Boston University women’s 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.
  • Seton Hall Earns 58-57 Victory against Brown in LIU Turkey Classic
    November 28, 2009
    Seton Hall Earns 58-57 Victory against Brown in LIU Turkey Classic Brown’s 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 Hall’s 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.
  • Blackbirds Soar to 68-55 Victory over Brown  in LIU Turkey Classic
    November 27, 2009
    Blackbirds Soar to 68-55 Victory over Brown in LIU Turkey Classic Long Island’s Chelsi Johnson and Heidi Mothershead combined for 32 points to lead the Blackbirds (3-2) to a 68-55 defeat over the Brown women’s 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.
  • Brown Women's Basketball Defeats Bryant 79-72 in Overtime
    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 women’s 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.
  • Bears Rally for 62-59 Win Over CCSU
    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 women’s 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.
  • Brown Women’s Basketball Falls to American, 64-54
    November 18, 2009
    Brown Women’s 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 couldn’t 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.
  • Providence College Defeats Brown 83-50 in Women's Basketball Season Opener
    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.
  • Women’s Basketball Set to Take on Providence College Tonight
    November 13, 2009
    Women’s Basketball Set to Take on Providence College Tonight Providence, RI- The Brown women’s 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.
  • Brown Hockey and Basketball Tickets Now on Sale
    October 15, 2009
    Brown Hockey and Basketball Tickets Now on Sale With the arrival of autumn, there’s 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.
  • Women’s Basketball Announces 2009-10 Schedule
    August 12, 2009
    Women’s Basketball Announces 2009-10 Schedule Brown women’s basketball coach Jean Marie Burr has recently announced the team’s 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.
  • Jonathan Parsons Joins Women's Basketball Staff
    July 15, 2009
    Jonathan Parsons Joins Women's Basketball Staff Brown University Women’s 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.
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