June 14, 2010
Women's Ice Hockey Announces the Class of 2014
Providence, RI Head coach Digit Murphy recently announced the Brown womens ice hockey Class of 2014, consisting of seven promising players, including three forwards, three defensemen, and one goalie. The newcomers will join with last seasons promising freshman class to give the Bears an exciting young core, which could return Brown to the upper echelon of the ECAC Hockey League.
June 10, 2010
Meaghan Guckian Named Assistant Women's Ice Hockey Coach
Providence, RI - Head women's hockey coach Margaret Digit Murphy recently announced the addition of Meaghan Guckian as an assistant coach for the 2010-11 season. Guckian comes to Brown from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she was an assistant coach last season, and worked primarily with the goaltenders.
May 19, 2010
Brown's Digit Murphy Named Head Coach of U.S. Under-22 Select Team
Providence, RI - USA Hockey today announced the coaching staffs for both the 2010 U.S. Women's Under-18 and Under-22 Select Teams. The squads will take part in the 2010 USA Hockey Women's National Festival prior to playing a pair of three-game series against Canada in mid-August. Brown's Margaret "Digit" Murphy will continue her involvement with USA Hockey by serving as the head coach of the U-22 squad.
April 13, 2010
Ali Brewer '00 and Tara Mounsey '02.5 Named to ECAC Hockey All-Decade Team
Providence, RI - A pair of former Brown greats were recognized on Tuesday afternoon, as goalie Ali Brewer '00 and defenseman Tara Mounsey '02.5 were named to the ECAC Hockey All-Decade First Team. Brewer is the only Brown player to ever win the Kazmeier Award, given annually to the most outstanding player in women's collegiate hockey, while Mounsey is 13th all-time in scoring at Brown, and appeared in the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics for the United States, winning the gold in 1998.
February 26, 2010
Brown Alum Becky Kellar '97 Wins Gold in Vancouver
Becky Kellar '97 and the Canadian women's hockey team wrapped up one of the most dominant stretches in Olympic history on Thursday evening, beating the United States 2-0 to clinch the gold medal, the third of Kellar's illustrious career. In the five-game run to the gold, the Canadians gave up just two goals, outscoring their opponents by a total of 48-2, and facing a serious challenge only from the United States.
February 25, 2010
Freshman Katie Jamieson Receives All-Ivy Accolades
Providence, R.I. - Freshman goalkeeper Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, ON) was named to the Second Team All-Ivy in an announcement made Thursday morning, recognizing her for a tremendous rookie season. Jamieson started 27 of 28 games for the Bears, consistently keeping opponents off balance as she compiled three shutouts and a slim 3.21 goals against average.
February 22, 2010
Laurie Jolin Named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week
Providence, R.I. - Freshman hockey player Laurie Jolin was named the ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week on Monday after helping Brown to its first league win of the season over the weekend in an overtime upset of Princeton. The victory marked the second consecutive season in which Brown has knocked off the Tigers on the road in overtime, and dashed Princeton's hopes for home ice in the playoffs.
February 20, 2010
Jolin Scores in Third Consecutive Game, but Bears Fall 8-1 to Quinnipiac
Coming off an emotional win against Princeton on Friday evening, the Bears (3-21-4, 1-18-3) fell to a strong Quinnipiac (18-8-8, 11-4-7) team on the road on Saturday afternoon, as the Bobcats' offense scored early and often in a 8-1 Quinnipiac win. Freshman Laurie Jolin (Lachine, QU) was the highlight of the contest for the Bears, as she tallied a goal for the third consecutive game, wrapping up her rookie season with a team-high 13 points.
February 19, 2010
Bears Stun Princeton 4-3 in Overtime Behind Jolin's Game-Winner
Princeton, N.J. - Brown (3-20-4, 1-17-3) picked up its first league win of the season on Friday evening, beating Princeton (12-12-4, 10-7-4) in an overtime upset for the second consecutive year by coming away with a 4-3 victory in extra time. Freshman Laurie Jolin led the way for the Bears, picking up an assist and the game-winning goal to give her 12 points on the season, while goalie Katie Jamieson had 32 saves, including several huge stops down the stretch to preserve the win.
February 13, 2010
Colgate Takes 4-3 Comeback Win Over Bears in Home Finale
The Bears (2-20-4, 0-17-3) lost a 4-3 heartbreaker on Senior Day at Meehan on Saturday afternoon, as the Colgate Raiders (10-18-4, 6-10-4) took a comeback win behind four goals from senior Katie Stewart. The Bears got two points apiece from rookies Alena Polenska and Laurie Jolin, and held leads of 2-0 and 3-1, but couldnt hold off a late charge by the Raiders despite 33 saves from freshman goalie Katie Jamieson.
February 12, 2010
Becky Kellar '97 Prepares for Fourth Olympics Appearance
Becky Kellar '97 will carry on the rich tradition of Brown hockey players in the Olympics in the coming weeks, as the forward will appear in her fourth consecutive Winter Games as a member of Team Canada. Kellar, who ranks ninth all-time in scoring at Brown, has already won two gold medals and one silver in her previous appearances, and has been a part of the Canadian National Team since 1997.
February 12, 2010
Bears Fall to Cornell 4-0
Despite a solid effort from rookie goalie Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, ON), who had 36 saves, the Bears lost a tough 4-0 game to a strong Cornell squad, which had been receiving votes in the national power polls. With the loss, Brown falls to 2-19-4 on the season, including 0-16-3 in league play, while Cornell improves to 12-8-6 overall, and 11-2-6 against ECAC opponents.
February 6, 2010
Dartmouth Takes 4-2 Game Despite Farrer's Two Goals
Hanover, N.H. - Freshman forward Erica Farrer (Calgary, Alb.) had the best game of her collegiate career on Saturday evening, scoring her second and third career goals at Dartmouth, but it wasn't enough to help the Bears (2-18-4, 0-15-3 ECAC) hold off the Big Green (10-12-2, 7-10-1 ECAC) in a 4-2 loss. Farrer scored in the first period to give Brown the early lead, and again in the third to tie the action at two, but Dartmouth's offense was relentless, powering the home team to the win.
February 5, 2010
#6 Harvard Grabs 4-1 Win Over Bears
Despite holding even with the #6 Crimson (14-5-4, 10-5-2) through much of two periods, Brown (2-17-4, 0-14-3) dropped a 4-1 game to Harvard on Friday evening, as rookie goalie Katie Jamieson's 40 saves weren't enough to staunch the Crimson's offense. Freshman defender Victoria Smith scored her first career goal to pull the Bears into a 1-1 deadlock in the second period, but Harvard goalie Laura Bellamy allowed nothing else past her in just her eighth career start.
January 31, 2010
Bears Drop 3-2 Overtime Thriller to Yale
In the second half of a weekend home-and-home series against Ivy rival Yale, the Bears lost a tough 3-2 game in overtime at Meehan Auditorium on Sunday afternoon, despite a goal and an assist from junior Erica Kromm. With the loss, Brown falls to 2-16-4 on the season, including 0-13-3 in ECAC Hockey play, while Yale improves to 9-11-3 overall, and 7-8-1 against league opponents.
January 30, 2010
Women's Hockey Game At Yale Delayed
Due to a problem with the compressors at Ingalls Rink, the women's hockey game against Yale has been moved back to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. Brown fans will still be able to follow the Bears through B2 Networks and live stats by logging on to www.brownbears.com.
January 30, 2010
Yale Takes 3-0 Win over Visiting Bears
Yale defended its home ice on Saturday afternoon in the first half of a home-and-home series with the Bears, taking a 3-0 victory despite 24 saves from rookie goalie Katie Jamieson. With the loss, Brown falls to 2-15-4 on the season, including 0-12-3 in league play, while Yale improves to 8-11-3 overall, and 6-8-1 against ECAC opponents.
January 23, 2010
#3 Clarkson Takes 3-0 Decision Over Bears
Despite playing the third-ranked team in the nation on Saturday afternoon, the Bears (2-14-4, 0-11-3 ECAC) remained undaunted, coming up just short in a 3-0 loss to #3 Clarkson (17-5-3, 11-1-1 ECAC) that was closer than the final score indicated. Brown came out playing well, outshooting the Golden Knights 13-7 in the first period, but Clarkson was able to pick up an early goal, and held on from there for the 3-0 victory despite 35 saves from rookie goalie Katie Jamieson.
January 22, 2010
St. Lawrence Takes Hard Fought 3-2 Game Over Brown
The Bears dropped a 3-2 game to a tough St. Lawrence squad on Friday night, as the Saints used a strong second period and solid goaltending to pick up the win, despite 44 from rookie goalie Katie Jamieson. Fellow freshman Alena Polenska and senior Erin Connors each scored for the Bears. With the loss, Brown falls to 2-13-4 on the season, and 0-10-3 in league play, while St. Lawrence improves to 11-7-6 overall, and 7-3-2 against ECAC foes.
January 16, 2010
Brown Drops 3-0 Decision to Union Dutchwomen
Providence, R.I. - Brown hosted Union College in an ECAC Hockey league game on Saturday afternoon, coming away with a 3-0 defeat after the Bears were unable to solve Union goalie Alana Marcinko, who recorded 47 saves. With the loss, Brown falls to 2-12-4 on the season, and 0-8-3 in league play, while Union improves to 5-18-1 overall, and 1-9-1 against ECAC opponents.
January 15, 2010
Rensselaer Hands Brown 2-0 Defeat, First of 2010
Providence, R.I. The Bears lost a tight game on Friday night at Meehan Auditorium, as Rensselaer handed Brown its first loss of 2010 by a 2-0 margin, despite 32 saves from rookie goalie Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, ON). Brown played the Engineers evenly for most of the contest, matching the visitors in shots, but Rensselaer used a two-goal burst in the second period to pull away and pick up the win. With the loss, Brown falls to 2-11-4 on the season, with an 0-8-3 mark in league play, while Rensselaer improves to 8-9-5 overall and 5-3-3 against ECAC Hockey opponents.
January 10, 2010
Bears Fight to 5-5 Draw Against #10 Boston University
Brown stayed undefeated in 2010 on Sunday afternoon, tying #10 Boston University in a thrilling, back-and-forth 5-5 contest. Sophomore defenseman Jacquie Pierri scored her first career goal in the second period to give the Bears a 1-0 lead, setting off a flurry of goals from both sides that tied the highest offensive output of the season for Brown, matching the five goals they scored against Providence College. With the tie, Brown improves to 2-10-4 on the season, while Boston moves to 8-6-8 overall.
January 3, 2010
Bears Open New Year With 2-0 Win Over Vermont
Brown scored on its first power play of 2010 on Sunday afternoon, as rookie Laurie Jolin tallied an extra man goal to give Bruno a 1-0 lead for most of the game, while fellow freshman Katie Jamieson made 34 saves to pick up the shutout. Senior Sasha Van Muyen added an empty net goal with less than a minute remaining to provide the final margin. With the win, Brown improves to 2-10-3 overall, including an 0-7-3 ECAC Hockey record, while Vermont falls to 5-13-1 on the season.
December 5, 2009
Brown Drops 5-0 Game to #10 Cornell
Brown wrapped up the first half of its season on Saturday afternoon, skating to a 5-0 loss at the #10 Cornell Big Red, one of the top teams in ECAC Hockey this season. Rookie goalie Katie Jamieson made 35 saves, but it wasn't enough to stop Cornell's offense, which kept steady pressure on the Brown net en route to the win. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-10-3 on the season, including 0-7-3 in league play, while Cornell improves to 8-4-2 overall, including 7-1-2 against ECAC opponents.
December 4, 2009
Dancewicz Scores Two in 4-2 Loss
The Bears dropped a hard-fought 4-2 game to the Colgate Raiders on Friday evening, as junior Jenna Dancewiczs two goals werent enough to overcome some hot shooting by the hosts, as the Raiders built a 3-0 lead in the first period and held on for the win. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-9-3 on the season, and 0-6-3 in league play, while Colgate improves to 4-11-3 overall, and 2-4-3 against ECAC Hockey foes.
November 28, 2009
Bears Drop 3-2 Thriller to St. Cloud State
The Bears lost an exciting 3-2 game on Saturday afternoon, as St. Cloud State used opportunistic scoring to edge Bruno despite 22 saves from junior goalie Joy Joung in her first career start. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-8-3 on the season, with an 0-5-3 record in ECAC play, while St. Cloud improves to 7-9-0 overall, and 4-8-0 against WCHA opponents.
November 27, 2009
Brown Comeback Comes Up Just Short, Bears Fall to St. Cloud 5-4
Though the Bears twice came back from two-goal deficits to tie the game, Brown was unable to get the necessary final push to take the lead, and dropped a tight 5-4 decision to St. Cloud State on Friday afternoon. Juniors Samantha Stortini and Erica Kromm each had a goal and an assist in the loss, helping Brown to its second highest offensive output of the season. With the loss, the Bears drop to 1-7-3 on the season, while St. Cloud improves to 6-9-0 overall.
November 21, 2009
Polenska Scores Third of Season, But Bears Fall 5-1 to Harvard
The Bears got an exciting goal from rookie Alena Polenska (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic) to tie the game early on Saturday afternoon at Meehan, but couldnt hold on, as Harvard came away with a 5-1 victory. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-6-3 in the early going, including an 0-5-3 mark in ECAC Hockey, while the Crimson improve to 5-3-1 overall, and 5-3-0 against league opponents.
November 20, 2009
Jamieson's 48 Saves Not Enough in 5-2 Loss
Despite rookie goalie Katie Jamiesons (Waterloo, ON) career high 48 saves, the Bears dropped a 5-2 decision to the visiting Big Green on Friday night in a game that was much closer than the final score indicated. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-5-3 on the season, including 0-4-3 in ECAC Hockey action, while Dartmouth evens its record at 3-3-1 overall and 3-3-1 in league play.
November 16, 2009
Jamieson Named ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Week
Brown freshman goalkeeper Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, ON) has been named the ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Week for her terrific play in a pair of overtime ties over the weekend. Jamieson allowed just one goal in 128 minutes of play, and made 67 saves to help the Bears earn two points in the league standings.
November 14, 2009
Bears Skate to 1-1 Overtime Tie Against Rensselaer
After finishing with just one tie all of last season, Brown came away with its third in four games on Saturday afternoon, pulling out a comeback 1-1 tie on the strength of rookie Kelly Griffin's third period goal. With the tie, Brown moves to 1-4-3 on the season, with an 0-3-3 record in league play, while RPI improves to 4-6-4 overall and 2-2-2 against ECAC Hockey.
November 13, 2009
Bears Earn One Point With 0-0 Tie at Union
The Bears struggled to find the back of the net in Schenectady on Friday evening, but still picked up their second point in the ECAC Hockey standings on the strength of a 0-0 overtime tie, as rookie goalie Katie Jamieson made 30 saves to shut out the Dutchwomen. With the tie, Brown moves to 1-4-2 on the season, with a 0-3-2 record in league play, while Union falls to 2-8-1 overall and 0-4-1 against ECAC Hockey foes.
November 7, 2009
Bears Fall 5-0 to Princeton Despite Jamieson's 33 Saves
The Brown women's hockey team lost a tough 5-0 contest to Princeton on Saturday afternoon, as the Tigers were able to outscore Bruno despite an impressive 33 saves from rookie goalie Katie Jamieson. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-4-1 on the season, including an 0-3-1 league record, while Princeton improves to 4-1-1 overall, and 3-0-1 against ECAC Hockey opponents.
November 6, 2009
Brown Skates to Scoreless Tie With Quinnipiac
Led by a stellar effort from rookie goalie Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, ON), the Brown women's hockey team skated to a 0-0 overtime tie against the visiting Quinnipiac Bobcats on Friday night. Jamieson recorded 32 saves, including 10 in the third period and overtime, holding the Bobcats off the board to preserve the draw. With the game, Brown moves to 1-3-1 on the season and 0-2-1 in ECAC Hockey play, while Quinnipiac improves to 4-3-2 overall and 2-0-1 against league foes.
October 31, 2009
#7 St. Lawrence Takes Tight 3-1 Game from Bears
Playing their second nationally ranked team in as many nights, Brown turned in another impressive performance, but Bruno was unable to overcome St. Lawrence, falling 3-1 despite rookie Katie Jamieson's 37 saves. Senior Sasha Van Muyen scored her second goal of the season to keep the Bears in it, but the Saints' defense proved too tough for the Brown attack.
October 30, 2009
Bears Drop 1-0 Heartbreaker to #3 Clarkson
The Brown womens hockey team dropped a heartbreaker to #3 Clarkson in its league opener on Friday evening, falling 1-0 on a four-on-four goal scored midway through the third period. Rookie goalie Katie Jamieson played another very strong game, making 33 saves to keep the Bears within range of the upset throughout while allowing just the single goal. With the loss, Brown falls to 1-2-0 on the season, while Clarkson improves to 8-1-1 overall and 2-0-0 in ECAC Hockey play.
October 25, 2009
Bears Shock Providence College With 5-1 Win in Mayor's Cup
Brown took an exciting 5-1 win in the 2009 edition of the Mayors Cup rivalry against crosstown foe Providence College, riding impressive goaltending and an opportunistic offense to the victory. Rookie goalie Katie Jamieson had 29 saves, including 18 in the first period, while senior Erin Connors had a goal and an assist in the third period to seal the victory.
October 24, 2009
Jill McInnis Named Assistant Hockey Coach
Head coach Digit Murphy recently announced the addition of Jill McInnis to the 2009-2010 women's hockey coaching staff. McInnis, a 2006 graduate of Boston College, comes to Brown from Saint Anselm College, where she was an assistant coach last season.
October 23, 2009
Bears Drop Opener to UConn
The Connecticut Huskies spoiled the women's hockey opener on Friday night, dropping the Bears by a final margin of 8-1. Senior Sasha Van Muyen tallied the lone score for Bruno, getting the Bears on the scoreboard in the third period. With the loss, Brown falls to 0-1-0 in the early going, while UConn improves to 3-3-1 overall.
October 16, 2009
Toronto Hands Bears 5-4 Exhibition Loss
The Brown womens hockey team kicked off the 2009-10 season with an exhibition game against the Toronto Jr. Aeros on Friday night, dropping an explosive 5-4 game. Senior Sasha Van Muyen had two points on a goal and an assist, as the Bears battled throughout but fell late in a game which will not count towards the final record.
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.
October 9, 2009
Brown to Host Rhode Island Women's Collegiate Hockey Day
The Bears will host the Rhode Island Women's Collegiate Hockey day on the morning of October 12 at Meehan Auditorium. The event is a collaboration between the coaches of four collegiate programs, and will provide local athletes a chance to hone their skills and meet with coaching staffs of successful Rhode Island teams.
September 10, 2009
Murphy Named "Woman of Achievement"
Head women's ice hockey coach Digit Murphy was recently named a "Woman of Achievement" by the YWCA of Northern Rhode Island, joining 13 other local women who have made a difference in the lives of girls and women. Murphy was recognized for the strides she has made in the field of empowering women.
September 1, 2009
Murphy Announces Class of 2013
Head coach Digit Murphy recently announced the addition of seven newcomers to her 2009-2010 squad. Joining a veteran-laden team, the rookies should be able to provide an infusion of young talent and enthusiasm that could help carry the Bears into the upper ranks of the ECAC this season.