August 16, 2011
Amy Bourbeau Named Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach At Brown
Brown University has named Amy Bourbeau as the head coach of its women’s ice hockey team in an announcement made by Bears’ Athletic Director Michael Goldberger. Bourbeau, who becomes the third head coach in Brown’s 47-year women’s hockey history, comes to Brown with 16 years of intercollegiate coaching experience, including 14 years as an assistant coach at Princeton.

July 16, 2011
Digit Murphy Retires As Women's Ice Hockey Coach At Brown
After 22 years at the helm of the Brown Bears, Coach Margaret "Digit" Murphy will retire from coaching the women’s hockey team. During the coming year she will work on a special archive project commemorating the many contributions of Brown's women athletes.

June 24, 2011
Five Women’s Ice Hockey Student-Athletes Named to ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team
ECAC Hockey has announced its 2010-2011 All-Academic team and five women’s ice hockey student athletes have been selected. Sophomore Laurie Jolin and Katie Jamieson are joined by freshmen Jessica Hoyle, Vanessa Welten and Aubree Moore.

April 25, 2011
Stortini Named Team MVP at Annual Hockey Banquet
The Brown women’s hockey team announced its end of the year of awards at its annual hockey banquet this past weekend and senior defender Samantha Stortini (Sudbury, Ontario) was honored as the team MVP. Other awards bestowed included the Sakuma Award winners, the Chelsea MacMillian Pride and Perseverance Award and the Panda Cup.

February 19, 2011
Joy Joung '11 Makes 38 Saves on Senior Day, Brown Ties Quinnipiac 3-3
In the final game of the 2010-11 season, it was all about the senior class. Not only did the team celebrate Senior Day, but its four elder stateswomen all started for the first time this season. Fittingly, it was a senior that stole show. Joy Joung (Torrance, Calif.) drew her first start in net since the 2008-09 season, and stopped 38 shots to help Brown to a 3-3 tie against Quinnipiac.

February 18, 2011
Big Home Weekend for the Bears: Final Games Honor Pink at the Rink and Senior Day
The Brown women’s hockey team which is coming off a five-game road trip, returns to Meehan Auditorium for the first time sine February 1st and the final two times of the 2010-11 season. The Bears host Princeton on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the team’s annual “Pink at the Rink” game before taking on Quinnipiac on Saturday at 4 p.m. on Senior Day.

February 18, 2011
Brown Scores Twice in Third, But Empty Netter Seals 4-2 Loss to Princeton
To the casual fan, it would have been a surreal case of deja vu, as for the second game in a row, the Bears stormed back from a 3-0 deficit to close within a goal, but gave up an empty-netter in the waning seconds, as Brown was edged by Princeton at Meehan Auditorium on Friday night, 4-2. Right after the Bears scored their first goal of the game in the third period, the rink's fire alarm was tripped causing a 15-minute delay in the game as the arena was cleared by the Providence fire department. The break in the action did not interfere with the Bears' momentum however, as they scored again and kept the offensive pressure on until the final horn.

February 15, 2011
Brown Wraps Up Five-Game Road Trip at Yale
Today the Brown hockey team can celebrate Valentine’s Day (after team practice), but tomorrow they travel to New Haven, Conn. for a rematch against the Bulldogs of Yale at 7:30 p.m. This is actually a makeup game from Jan. 12, when the game was postponed due to blizzard conditions in the Northeast.

February 15, 2011
Late Surge Falls Just Short, Yale Edges Brown, 4-2
In a game that started off as near slug-fest with six penalties in the first period and 12 through the first two and a half, turned into a scoring barrage late in the game as Brown came back from being down 3-0, to close within one with just over five minutes left in the game. The Bulldogs were able to weather the Bears’ late shooting gauntlet and tacked on an empty net goal with just three seconds left to take the a 4-2 win.

February 12, 2011
Bears Downed at Colgate, 4-1
On Saturday afternoon at Starr Rink, it was Colgate who had their backs against the wall, needing a point to move into sole possession of the final ECAC Hockey playoff spot with just one weekend of conference play left on the schedule. The Raiders went up early in with two goals in the first period and added one more in the second. The Bears were able to get one back in the third, but could not overcome the deficit, falling 4-1.

February 11, 2011
Brown Continues Five-Game Road Trip at No. 2 Cornell and Colgate
The Brown women’s hockey team continues its five-game road trip, which started last weekend at RPI and Union. This weekend the Bears head up to Ithaca, N.Y. to take on ECAC Hockey leader, No. 2 Cornell on Friday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. before taking on Colgate on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. The five-game road stanza wraps on Tuesday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Yale.

February 11, 2011
Brown Women’s Hockey Falls to No. 2/2 Cornell
On Friday night at Lynah Rink, the Cornell Big Red showed why they have not lost a game in ECAC Hockey play this year and have only one loss and one tie on their overall record. Cornell’s offense attacked all game and tallied seven goals through the first two periods. Brown defense was able to ratchet shut in the final stanza, but its offense could not get going leading to the 8-0 loss.

February 5, 2011
Brown Edged at Union, 3-2
Brown took an early lead at Union on Saturday afternoon, but the team’s fifth game in nine days caught up the Bears as Union scored three-straight goals to take the lead. Brown pulled out all the stops, including the goalie with 3:06 remaining, and did score with 26 seconds left, but could not tally a final goal, falling 3-2.

February 4, 2011
Brown Kicks Off Five-Game Road Trip this Weekend at RPI and Union
The Brown women’s hockey team will travel to capital of the Empire State this weekend as they take on ECAC Hockey foes RPI and Union. The Bears take on the Engineers Friday night, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. before facing the Dutchwomen on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 4 p.m.

February 4, 2011
Brown Drops Heartbreaker to RPI, 4-2
Playing it its fourth game in eight days and starting a five-game road trip, the deck seemed to be stacked against Brown, which took on RPI Friday night. The Bears started out strong, taking a two-goal lead into the third, but with their backs against the wall, the Engineers tallied three-straight goals in the final frame. Brown continued to battle, literally and figuratively, but an empty net goal secured a 4-2 RPI win.

February 1, 2011
Midweek Women’s Hockey Matchup Pits Brown Against Ivy League Rival Yale
The Brown women’s hockey team wraps up it’s third home game in just four days tomorrow night, when the squad welcomes Yale to Meehan Auditorium for a rare midweek tilt and a pre-Groundhog Day matchup at 7 p.m.

February 1, 2011
A Perfect Night for Hockey
Despite another eight inches of snow in some areas, it is a great day for hockey at Brown. University officials have announced that the show must go on, as tonight’s ECAC Women’s Hockey matchup between Yale and Brown at Meehan Auditorium will continue as scheduled. Game time is slated for 7 p.m.

February 1, 2011
Yale’s Snikeris Denies Brown Offense; Bulldogs Top Bears 4-0
Brown out shot Yale on Tuesday night, 32-28, but it was the Bulldogs who made the most off their offensive chances, topping the Bears 4-0. For the first time since Nov. 6, Brown had a lower save total than its opponent, as Yale goalie Jackee Snikeris stole the show, keeping the Bears off the board while stopping 32 shots.

January 29, 2011
Dumais’ Hat Trick Powers Dartmouth Past Brown
There was no stopping Dartmouth forward Camille Dumais on Saturday afternoon at Meehan Auditorium as the sophomore registered a four-point day on three goals and an assist to push the Big Green past Brown, 6-0.

January 28, 2011
Brown Women’s Hockey Returns Home to Face Ivy League Rivals Harvard and Dartmouth
After a four-game road trip, the Brown women’s hockey team returns to the friendly confines of Meehan Auditorium for two games this weekend against Ivy League and ECAC Hockey rivals Harvard and Dartmouth. The Bears will face the Crimson Friday night, Jan. 28th at 7 p.m. before taking on the Big Green on Saturday, Jan. 29th at 4 p.m.

January 28, 2011
Brown’s Return Home Trumped By Harvard, 4-0
Brown came out strong in its first home game in 20 days, but Harvard was able to weather the storm and showed why they are the No. 2 team in the ECAC. The Crimson turned on offensive pressure of its own, tallying a goal midway through the first on their way to a 4-0 win.

January 22, 2011
Clarkson Tops Brown, 5-3
On Saturday afternoon at Clarkson, the Bears found themselves trailing by three goals in the first period, but scored three unanswered goals of their own, one coming in the first and two in the third, before the Golden Knights retook the lead late in the final period and held on for a 5-3 win.

January 21, 2011
Brown Heads to Upstate New York To Complete Four-Game Road Trip
The Brown women’s hockey team will complete its four-game road trip this weekend with two ECAC Hockey games in upstate New York. The Bears will face St. Lawrence on Friday, January 21 at 7 p.m. before taking on Clarkson on Saturday, January 22 at 4 p.m.

January 21, 2011
Brown Falls at St. Lawrence, 4-2
A late Brown rally came up short in a very physical game at St. Lawrence on Friday night. The Bears trailed 4-1 entering the final period, but scored late and kept offensive pressure on for most of the frame before falling to the Saints 4-2.

January 15, 2011
No. 5 Mercyhurst Erupts Offensively, Downs Brown
It was all Mercyhurst on Saturday afternoon at Tullio Arena, site of the 2011 NCAA Women’s NCAA Frozen Four. The Lakers found themselves up 8-0 after two periods and then turned on the afterburners in the final frame, tallying four goals to take the game, 12-0.

January 14, 2011
Brown Makes Trek To Take On No. 4/5 Mercyhurst
A day after the “Blizzard of 2011” the Brown women’s ice hockey team makes the 10-hour trek to Erie, Pa. The Bears will take on Mercyhurst in a two-game set. The first game will take place tomorrow afternoon, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. with the second game also being played at two on Saturday, Jan. 15.

January 14, 2011
No. 5 Mercyhurst Tops Brown, 6-0
Playing at the site of this year’s 2011 Women’s NCAA Frozen Four, Tullio Arena, No. 5 Mercyhurst used its friendly surroundings to spark its offensive attack, downing the Bears 6-0. The story of the game however, was the defensive play of sophomore goalie Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) who stopped a season-high 52 shots.

January 12, 2011
Brown Heads to Yale For ECAC Battle
With the Northeast set to receive 12-16 inches of snow, the Brown Bears will attempt to brave the elements and head to New Haven, Conn. for a 7 p.m. matchup versus the Yale Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 12. This is the first contest of a five-game road trip for the Bears.

January 12, 2011
Brown-Yale Matchup Postponed
With a major blizzard hitting the Northeast, travel conditions have forced game officials to postpone tonight's scheduled ECAC Hockey matchup between Brown and Yale.

January 8, 2011
No. 2 Cornell Tops Brown 3-0
Facing their second top-three opponent in the past three games, the Bears ran into one of the most potent teams in the country in No. 2 Cornell. The Bears withstood constant offensive pressure for much of the first period, but the Big Red eventually found the back of the net and kept Brown off the board, picking up their 15th win of the year, 3-0.

January 7, 2011
Bears Primed for Big Weekend; Host Colgate and No. 2 Cornell
Brown women’s ice hockey wraps up its three-game homestand this weekend when the Bears two ECAC Hockey foes in Colgate and No. 2 Cornell. It will be the first time this season that Brown plays each team. The Bears host Colgate at 7 p.m. on Friday night before taking on the No. 2 team in the land at Meehan Auditorium on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.

January 7, 2011
Brown Picks Up Point; Ties Colgate 2-2
After playing the No. 3 team in the country in Boston University in their last game and facing No. 2 Cornell tomorrow, the Bears (2-9-3-, 1-5-3) had a potential trap against Colgate, but scored two goals to tie the Raiders (6-12-2, 3-5-1) Friday night at Meehan Auditorium.

January 2, 2011
Bears Return to the Ice, Host No. 3 Boston University
The Brown University women’s ice hockey team returns from almost a full month off for exams and the holiday season on January 2 when they host No. 3 Boston University at Meehan Auditorium at 2 p.m.

January 2, 2011
Brown Falls to No. 3 Boston University, 4-0
Brown returned to the ice for the first time in almost a month but ran into a tough opponent in No. 3 Boston University. The Bears got some early power play opportunities, but the Terrier offense shown through, tallying four goals in the first two periods to secure a 4-0 win.

December 4, 2010
Bears Fall at Princeton 4-0
In what was a very physical game (12 total penalties), momentum eventually turned to the Princeton offense as the Tigers (4-10-1, 4-6-1) downed Brown (2-8-2, 1-5-2) 4-0. The Bears continued to force their offense late into the game, registering 13 shots in the final period, but the Princeton defense was able to keep Brown from putting one between the pipes.

December 3, 2010
Brown Wraps Up 2010 Schedule at Quinnipiac and Princeton
Brown has played a grueling schedule thus far with seven of 10 games coming against teams that have at least received votes in the national polls. The 2010 portion of the Bears’ slate comes to a close as the squad hits the road this weekend. The team looks to snap a three-game skid with games against Quinnipiac and Princeton. After a tough loss to St. Lawrence two weeks ago, the Bears (2-6-2, 1-3-2 ECAC Hockey) were edged in one-goal games in the Mayor’s Cup against Providence and at Northeastern.

December 3, 2010
Brown Shutout for First Time this Season, 4-0 at Quinnipiac
For the first time in the 2010-11 season, the Bears were unable to find the back of the net. Brown (2-7-2, 1-4-2) was outscored at Quinnipiac (12-6-1, 5-5) 4-0. Quinnipiac goalie Victoria Viglilanti turned away all of the Bears 17 shots while four different Bobcats tallied a goal.

November 28, 2010
Late Brown Rally Comes Up Just Short; Falls at Northeastern, 2-1
A late Brown rally came up just short as the Bears (2-6-2) scored with just over two minutes remaining to close within one of Northeastern (10-5-1), and even had a goal called off just 30 seconds later as Brown fell to the Huskies, 2-1.

November 28, 2010
Brown Faces Northeastern In First Road Contest this Month
Brown hits the after six-straight games at home as the squad travels to Northeastern to take on the Huskies at 2 p.m. at Matthews Arena. The Bears are looking to rebound after a close loss to Providence College in the Mayor's Cup game, this past Friday at Meehan Auditorium.

November 26, 2010
Brown Takes on PC in Annual Mayor’s Cup Game
The Brown women’s ice hockey team will play the final contest of a six-game homestand on Friday afternoon Nov. 26 at 4 p.m. in the 16th annual Mayor’s Cup Game against Providence College. The “Black Friday” matchup pits the 2-4-2, 1-3-2 (ECAC) Bears against the 9-5-1, 2-2-1 (Hockey East) Friars at Meehan Auditorium, with Providence Mayor David Cicilline handing the trophy to the victor at the end of the game.

November 26, 2010
Providence Edges Brown 3-2 for Mayor’s Cup
For the second time in three games, a goal with under a minute left to play made this difference, but this time it did no go in favor of the Bears (2-5-2, 1-3-2 ECAC Hockey). The Friars (10-5-1, 2-2-1 Hockey East) got the go-ahead goal with just 59 seconds left to put PC up 3-2 and take the 16th annual Mayor’s Cup game.

November 20, 2010
Brown’s Home Unbeaten Streak Comes to an End; Falls to St. Lawrence, 5-2
After four-straight home games of coming away with at least one point, the Bears (2-4-2, 1-3-2) fell to St. Lawrence (6-6-2, 3-2-0), 5-2 at Meehan Auditorium on Saturday afternoon. Defense ruled for first period, but the Saint offense came alive in the second and continued its scoring into the third to preserve the win.

November 19, 2010
Bears Host Clarkson and St. Lawrence this Weekend
The Brown women’s ice hockey team will play games number four and five of a six-game homestand this weekend against ECAC foes Clarkson (1-9-0, 0-4-0) and St. Lawrence (3-6-2, 2-2-0). The Bears (2-3-1, 1-2-1) picked up their ECAC first win of the season last weekend against RPI, 1-0 and now undefeated at home this season (2-0-1). The games also wrap up a four-game stretch in which Brown faces ECAC opponents.

November 19, 2010
Bears Remain Unbeaten At Home; Skate to 1-1 Tie Against Clarkson
The Bears remained unbeaten at Meehan Auditorium on Friday night as Brown (2-3-2, 1-3-2) fought to a 1-1 overtime tie against Clarkson (5-7-2, 3-0-1). It looked as the streak may end as the Golden Knights scored late in the third, but the Bears were able to tie it up with just 22 seconds left to pick up the point.

November 16, 2010
Jamieson Named ECAC Goalie of the Week
On Saturday afternoon at Meehan auditorium, sophomore net minder Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) turned away 37 shots as the Bears scored with just over three minutes to play to give Brown its first ECAC win this season with a 1-0 victory over RPI. For her efforts, Jamieson was selected as the ECAC Goalie of the Week, as announced by the conference office this morning.

November 13, 2010
Hoyle’s Goal with 3:15 to Play Gives Bears 1-0 Win Over RPI
On Saturday afternoon at Meehan auditorium, sophomore net minder Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) away 37 shots and rookie Jessica Hoyle (Toronto, Ontario) scored with just over three minutes to play to give the Bears (2-3-1, 1-2-1) their first ECAC victory this season with a 1-0 victory over RPI (4-7-2, 3-3-0).

November 12, 2010
Bears Continue Six-Game Homestand Against Union and RPI
The Brown women’s ice hockey team will play games number two and three of a six-game homestand this weekend against ECAC foes Union (1-9-0, 0-4-0) and Rennselaer (3-6-2, 2-2-0). The Bears (1-3-0, 0-2-0) picked up their first win of the season last weekend against Sacred Heart, 5-1, in the home-opener at Meehan Auditorium. The games also start a four-game stretch in which Brown will take on ECAC opponents.

November 12, 2010
Brown Ties Union 1-1
Brown picked up its first ECAC point of the 2010-11 season on Friday night at Meehan Auditorium as the Bears (1-3-1, 0-2-1) tied Union (1-9-1, 0-4-1), 1-1. Defense ruled for most of the game as the two goals in the game came within the first 25 minutes of the matchup.

November 6, 2010
Brown Hosts Sacred Heart In Home-Opener
The Brown women’s ice hockey team makes its 2010-11 Meehan Auditorium debut this Saturday at 1 p.m. when they take on Sacred Heart. Brown is seeking its first victory after a grueling three-game road schedule to open the season. The Pioneers will also be searching for their first win after opening the season at 0-6.

November 6, 2010
Brown Wins Home Opener on Strength of Farrer’s Four-Point Day
The Brown women’s hockey team played their home-opener on Saturday against Sacred Heart and picked up their first victory of the year on the strength on sophomore Erica Farrer’s (Calgary, Alberta) four-point day. Farrer had two goals and two assists in the Bear’s (1-3-0) victory over Sacred Heart (0-7-0).

October 30, 2010
No. 9 Harvard Tops Brown, 4-2
The Brown women’s hockey team concluded its three-game road trip to open the 2010-11 season on Saturday afternoon at No. 9 Harvard and were topped 4-2. It was the Bears second ranked opponent in three games this season. The Crimson is 1-0-1 on the season while Brown slips to 0-3-0 on the year.

October 29, 2010
Brown Set To Face Dartmouth and No. 9 Harvard on the Road
Brown continues its three-game, season-opening road trip this weekend when the Bears (0-1-0) face off against Dartmouth (0-0-0) and No. 9 Harvard (0-0-0) this weekend. It will be Dartmouth’s first game of the year when they meet Brown on Friday and Harvard will be the Bears second top-10 opponent in its first three games on Saturday.

October 29, 2010
Dartmouth Outscores Brown 4-2
Brown continued its three-game road trip to open the 2010-11 season on Friday night at Dartmouth. At Thompson Arena, Brown was able to tie the game up late at two, but a short-handed opportunity pushed the Big Green to the victory in their season-opener. Dartmouth (1-0-0, 1-0-0 ECAC) finished on top of Brown (0-2-0, 0-1-0 ECAC) by the score of 4-2.

October 24, 2010
Brown Opens Season At Boston College
The Bears open their 2010-11 schedule with a tough road test at No. 8 Boston College on Sunday afternoon. Even though it is just the first game of the season for Brown, the Eagles have already compiled a 4-0 record, winning every game on the road. The two teams have not met since the 2006 season.

October 24, 2010
Brown Falls to No. 8 Boston College on the Road
Chestnut Hill, Mass. – Brown traveled to No. 8 Boston College on Sunday afternoon to open its 2010-11 season. The Bears were able to score a goal early and add a goal late, but the vaunted offensive attack of the Eagles proved too much as BC topped Brown 5-2.

October 17, 2010
Polenska’s Two Goals Power Brown To Exhibition Win
Sophomore Alena Polenska (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic) exploded in the third period, scoring two goals in under three minutes to power Brown to a 5-2 win over Etobicoke. The exhibition win comes just 18 hours after the Bears downed Yale and Princeton in scrimmages.

October 15, 2010
Brown Women’s Ice Hockey Set To Take On 2010-11 Schedule
This weekend Brown women’s ice hockey begins its2010-11 season as the Bears will play three exhibition contests before its opening regular-season slate on the road at Boston College on Oct. 24 at 2:30 p.m. Brown heads to Princeton this Saturday to take on the Tigers and Yale in afternoon doubleheader before returning to Meehan Auditorium to host Toronto Canada’s Etobicoke Collegiate Institute at Noon on Sunday.

August 12, 2010
Alena Polenska Named Czech Hockey Team Captain
The Czech National Women's Ice Hockey Team announced that Brown sophomore Alena Polenska has been named captain for its Olympic Development Team.