2016-17 Brown Women's Basketball News

  • Women’s Hoops’ Steeves Returns to Shanghai, Begins Final Stop in Beijing
    June 28, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball rising junior Erika Steeves is taking a 23-day trip from June 13 to July 5 throughout China where she will explore the market for amateur and professional basketball in China through a Brown Royce Sport and Society Fellowship. Steeves is making stops in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Jinan, and Beijing and will chronicle her adventures through her blog, Creating a Market for Sport in China. BrownBears.com will feature excerpts from her blog throughout her journey.
  • Women’s Basketball’s Steeves Continues Chinese Trip at NBA Camp in Hangzhou
    June 22, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball rising junior Erika Steeves is taking a 23-day trip from June 13 to July 5 throughout China where she will explore the market for amateur and professional basketball in China through a Brown Royce Sport and Society Fellowship. Steeves is making stops in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Jinan, and Beijing and will chronicle her adventures through her blog, Creating a Market for Sport in China. BrownBears.com will feature excerpts from her blog throughout her journey.
  • Women’s Basketball Promotes Kirpas to Assistant Coach Position
    June 16, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball has promoted Jeffrey Kirpas – the team’s operations coordinator during the 2016-17 season – to an assistant coach position, Brown head coach Sarah Behn announced on Friday.
  • Women’s Basketball’s Steeves Begins Chinese Trip in Shanghai
    June 16, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball rising junior Erika Steeves is taking a 23-day trip from June 13 to July 5 throughout China where she will explore the market for amateur and professional basketball in China through a Brown Royce Sport and Society Fellowship. Steeves is making stops in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Jinan, and Beijing and will chronicle her adventures through her blog, Creating a Market for Sport in China. BrownBears.com will feature excerpts from her blog throughout her journey.
  • Women’s Hoops’ Steeves Set for Summer Fellowship in China
    June 12, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball rising junior Erika Steeves is set for a 23-day trip throughout China where she will explore the market for amateur and professional basketball in China through a Brown Royce Sport and Society Fellowship.
  • Feature: 2016-17 Women's Basketball Season Highlights
    May 31, 2017
    Take a look back at the 2016-17 season highlights for Brown women's basketball that included a berth in the inaugural Ivy League Tournament and a selection into the Women's Basketball Invitational.
  • Women’s Basketball to Host Two Youth Summer Hoops Camps
    May 30, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball will host a pair of youth summer hoops camps open to any and all rising first through eighth graders with two separate sessions on July 24-27 and July 31 to August 3.
  • Women’s Basketball to Host Two Summer Elite Camps
    May 30, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball will host a pair of elite summer camps open to any and all rising ninth through 12th graders with two separate sessions on June 24-25 and August 5-6.
  • Brown Athletics Honors 2017 Award Winners at Ninth Annual Senior Celebration
    May 22, 2017
    Brown University athletics held its Ninth Annual Senior Celebration and Awards Luncheon at the Providence Biltmore on Monday, May 22, 2017. Over 275 student-athletes, coaches, staff, and distinguished guests attended the event to celebrate another year of success in competition, in the classroom, and in the community. President Christina Paxson and Director of Athletics Jack Hayes each took the opportunity to address the room and acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of the Class of 2017.
  • Women’s Hoops’ Steeves Invited to Canada Basketball Assessment Camp
    May 12, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball rising junior Erika Steeves has earned an invitation to attend Canada Basketball’s Women’s National Team Program Assessment Camp from May 12-22, Canada Basketball announced on Thursday.
  • Women’s Hoops Welcomes Five-Member Incoming Class of 2021
    May 09, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball will welcome five incoming freshmen to the program for the 2016-17 season as part of the Bears’ Class of 2021, Brown head coach Sarah Behn announced on Tuesday.
  • Brown University Leads Nation in NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards for Second Straight Year
    May 03, 2017
    Today the NCAA recognized more than 1,200 Division I teams for outstanding academic achievements. Brown University tied with Dartmouth College for the highest number of Public Recognition Awards with 19 teams apiece.
  • Reilly, Steeves Selected as 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Captains
    April 24, 2017
    Rising senior Megan Reilly and rising junior Erika Steeves will serve Brown University women’s basketball as captains during the 2017-18 season with Reilly acting as a captain for the second straight year, head coach Sarah Behn announced on Monday.
  • Five Brown Student-Athletes Earn Prestigious Royce Fellowships
    April 21, 2017
    Five Brown University student-athletes have earned prestigious Royce Fellowships, including four student-athletes who garnered Sport and Society Fellowships.
  • Women’s Hoops to Host Free Youth Clinic on April 25
    April 11, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball will host a free clinic on Tuesday, April 25 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. for any and all girls in grades 1-8 at the Pizzitola Sports Center located at 233 Hope Street in Providence.
  • Women’s Basketball Announces Team Awards at Year-End Banquet
    April 10, 2017
    Sophomore guard Shayna Mehta won Most Valuable Player, and freshman guard Justine Gaziano earned Rookie of the Year as Brown University women’s basketball announced its team awards at its year-end team banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn on Sunday morning.
  • Mehta Nets 24, Women’s Hoops Falls to UNCG in WBI Quarterfinals, 87-84
    March 19, 2017
    Sophomore guard Shayna Mehta scored 24 points, but Brown University women’s basketball fell to UNC Greensboro, 87-84, in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Women’s Basketball Invitational at Fleming Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Takes on UNCG in WBI Quarterfinals Sunday
    March 17, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball will continue its run in the 2017 Women’s Basketball Invitational as the Bears play at UNC Greensboro on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Fleming Gymnasium in the quarterfinal round, coming off an 81-75 win over UMBC in the first round.
  • Mehta, Steeves Lead Women’s Hoops Past UMBC in WBI First Round, 81-75
    March 16, 2017
    Sophomore guard Shayna Mehta recorded a double-double on 22 points and 10 rebounds, and sophomore forward Erika Steeves scored 22 points as Brown University women’s basketball beat the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 81-75, in the first round of the 2017 Women’s Basketball Invitational on Thursday night at RAC Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Travels to UMBC for WBI First Round Game
    March 14, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball will make its second-ever appearance in a national postseason tournament as the Bears play at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at RAC Arena in the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational.
  • Women’s Basketball Earns Berth into WBI, Plays at UMBC on Thursday
    March 13, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball has earned a berth into the Women’s Basketball Invitational and will play at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m., the WBI announced on Monday night.
  • Women’s Hoops’ Steeves, Mehta Earn #IvyMadness All-Tournament Honors
    March 12, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball sophomore forward Erika Steeves and sophomore guard Shayna Mehta have earned spots on the inaugural Ivy League Women’s Basketball All-Tournament Team, the Ivy League announced on Sunday night.
  • Steeves Posts Double-Double, Women’s Hoops Falls to Penn in Ivy Semis, 71-60
    March 11, 2017
    Sophomore forward Erika Steeves recorded a double-double on 18 points and 12 rebounds, and sophomore guard Shayna Mehta scored a team-high 19 points, but Brown University women’s basketball fell to the University of Pennsylvania at The Palestra in the inaugural Ivy League Tournament semifinals on Saturday.
  • Highlights: Brown Women's Hoops Battles Penn in Ivy Semifinals
    March 11, 2017
    Brown women's basketball pushed Penn behind a double-double from Erika Steeves and 19 points from Shayna Mehta in a 71-60 setback in a semifinal match-up in the inaugural Ivy League Tournament.
  • Women’s Hoops Takes to Palestra Floor for Friday Shoot-around
    March 10, 2017
    No. 4 seed Brown University women’s basketball took to the court at The Palestra for an open shoot-around on Friday morning and fielded questions from the media prior to their Ivy League Tournament semifinal match-up with No. 1 seed Penn on Saturday at 11 a.m. (ESPN3, WPRV-AM 790).
  • Feature: Coach Behn Joins Ivy League Digital Network Crew
    March 10, 2017
    Brown women's basketball head coach joined the Ivy League Digital Network's "Live from The Palestra" feature to break down the Bears' journey to the tournament.
  • Feature: Mehta, Reilly, Will Comment on #IvyMadness
    March 10, 2017
    Junior captain Megan Reilly and sophomore guards Taylor Will and Shayna Mehta comment on the Bears' appearance at the inaugural Ivy League Tournament.
  • Feature: Coach Behn, Steeves, Butler Break Down #IvyMadness from Palestra Floor
    March 10, 2017
    Brown women's basketball head coach Sarah Behn and sophomore forwards Erika Steeves and Mary Butler break down the Ivy League Tournament from The Palestra floor after their open shootaround.
  • Women’s Hoops’ Mehta, Gaziano Garner Second Team All-Ivy
    March 09, 2017
    Brown University women’s basketball sophomore guard Shayna Mehta and freshman guard Justine Gaziano have both earned Second Team All-Ivy honors through a vote of the conference’s eight head coaches, the Ivy League conference office announced on Thursday.
  • Women’s Basketball Faces Penn in Ivy League Tournament Semifinals
    March 08, 2017
    No. 4 seed Brown University women’s basketball opens the inaugural Ivy League Tournament with a match-up against No. 1 seed Penn on Saturday, March 11, at 11:00 a.m. in a game broadcast on ESPN3 and WPRV-AM 790 from The Palestra in Philadelphia, Pa.
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