2014 Brown Softball News

  • Softball Introduces Class of 2018
    July 24, 2014
    Softball Introduces Class of 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown softball Head Coach Katie Flynn has announced the five incoming members of the Class of 2018 who will join the Bears roster this upcoming season: Annie McGregor (Carlsbad, Calif./La Costa Canyon), Grayson Metzger (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park), Katie Orona (Pueblo, Colo./Pueblo East), Yeram Park (Arcadia, Calif./Arcadia) and Emily Springfield (Oceanside, Calif./La Jolla Country Day School).
  • Andrews, Leung Land on Softball All-Ivy Second Team
    May 13, 2014
    Andrews, Leung Land on Softball All-Ivy Second Team PRINCETON, N.J. – Brown softball freshman infielder Christina Andrews (Southlake, Texas) and sophomore shortstop Janet Leung (Mississauga, Ontario) landed on the 2014 All-Ivy League Second Team, it was announced by league office on Tuesday.
  • Softball Honors Four at Team Awards Banquet
    April 30, 2014
    Softball Honors Four at Team Awards Banquet PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown softball team held its annual awards banquet at the Brown Faculty Club on Tuesday. Four individuals were honored with team awards while the four members of the class of 2014 received their white letter sweaters.
  • Softball Splits at Yale in Season Finale
    April 27, 2014
    Softball Splits at Yale in Season Finale NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Sophomore Janet Leung (Mississauga, Ontario) went a combined 4-for-8 with a double and a home run and freshman pitcher Leah Nakashima (San Jose, Calif.) went the distance in a game two victory as the Brown softball team lost 7-5 and won 5-2 at Yale in Sunday’s season-ending Ivy League doubleheader at Dewitt Family Field.
  • Softball Doubleheader at Yale Postponed to Sunday
    April 26, 2014
    Softball Doubleheader at Yale Postponed to Sunday NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Brown softball team's Ivy League doubleheader scheduled for today at Yale has been postponed to tomorrow due to rainy conditions. Game one of the regular season finale will begin at 12:30 p.m.
  • Softball Swept by Yale, 10-1 and 11-2
    April 25, 2014
    Softball Swept by Yale, 10-1 and 11-2 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Kelsey Williams (Greenwood, Ind.) homered to cap her final at bat on College Hill but Yale served the Brown softball team a pair of five-inning losses, 10-1 and 11-2, in Ivy League action on Friday.
  • Wednesday’s Softball Game at PC Rained Out
    April 23, 2014
    Wednesday’s Softball Game at PC Rained Out PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown softball game at Providence College scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been canceled due to rain. The game will not be rescheduled.
  • Nakashima Hurls Softball to Split with Dartmouth
    April 20, 2014
    Nakashima Hurls Softball to Split with Dartmouth PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman pitcher Leah Nakashima (San Jose, Calif.) tossed a combined 11.0 innings without allowing an earned run, helping the Brown softball team claim a 3-1 win over Dartmouth after falling 6-2 in the opener in Ivy League action on Sunday. The Bears pick up their first win in Ancient Eight play while handing the league-leading Big Green its first Ivy League loss of the season.
  • Softball Falls to Dartmouth, 7-1 and 4-0
    April 19, 2014
    Softball Falls to Dartmouth, 7-1 and 4-0 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Kelsey Williams (Greenwood, Ind.) belted a game-tying home run in the second inning of game one but the Brown softball team lost both ends of an Ivy League doubleheader against Dartmouth, 7-1 and 4-0, on Saturday. The Big Green knocked 24 hits between both games and rode a pair of stellar pitching performances to its league-leading 14-0 Ivy record.
  • Softball to Honor 2004 Ivy League Champions on Saturday
    April 18, 2014
    Softball to Honor 2004 Ivy League Champions on Saturday PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Prior to Saturday’s doubleheader against Dartmouth, the Brown softball team will honor the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Ivy League Championship team. Director of Athletics Jack Hayes and Head Coach Katie Flynn will lead pregame ceremonies to recognize the team for its accomplishments and place in Brown athletics history.
  • Softball Surrenders Twice at Holy Cross
    April 17, 2014
    Softball Surrenders Twice at Holy Cross WORCESTER, Mass. – Junior pitcher Jessica Cherness (Torrance, Calif.) held the Crusaders to one earned run on five hits with six strikeouts in game one but the Brown softball team dropped a pair of non-league games, 3-1 and 8-0 in five innings, to Holy Cross at Freshman Field on Thursday.
  • Softball Swept at Harvard, 6-4 and 5-2
    April 13, 2014
    Softball Swept at Harvard, 6-4 and 5-2 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Brown softball team fell in both ends of an Ivy League doubleheader at Harvard, losing 6-4 and 5-2 at Soliders Field on Sunday.
  • Softball Dropped at Harvard, 4-1 and 4-0
    April 12, 2014
    Softball Dropped at Harvard, 4-1 and 4-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sophomore Janet Leung (Mississauga, Ontario) rapped three hits with a double but the Brown softball team endured a pair of losses to Harvard, 4-1 and 4-0, in Ivy League action at Soldiers Field on Saturday.
  • Softball Bested by Penn in Ivy Doubleheader
    April 09, 2014
    Softball Bested by Penn in Ivy Doubleheader PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Brown softball team dropped both ends of an Ivy League doubleheader at Penn, falling to the Quakers 8-0 in five innings in game one and 5-3 in the nightcap at Penn Park on Wednesday.
  • Softball Dropped Twice by Princeton
    April 06, 2014
    Softball Dropped Twice by Princeton PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sophomore Molly Ann Mecca (Jessup, Pa.) doubled and homered in the nightcap to lead a pack of five Bears with three hits on the day, but the Brown softball team (2-20, 0-6 Ivy) fell to Princeton 7-6 in eight innings in the opener and 8-3 in game two in an Ivy League double header on Sunday.
  • Softball Swept by Cornell in Ivy Twinbill
    April 05, 2014
    Softball Swept by Cornell in Ivy Twinbill PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Junior Trista Chavez (San Pedro, Calif.) and freshman Christina Andrews (Southlake, Texas) each ripped three hits for the Bears but the Cornell bats slugged eight extra base hits as the Brown softball team fell to the Big Red, 8-3 and 7-1, in an Ivy League double header at the Brown softball field on Saturday.
  • Softball Falls to Bryant in Extra Innings, 6-2
    April 03, 2014
    Softball Falls to Bryant in Extra Innings, 6-2 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Kelsey Williams (Greenwood, Ind.) singled three times and junior pitcher Jessica Cherness (Torrance, Calif.) battled for 8.1 innings but Bryant assembled a four-run rally in the ninth to beat the Brown softball team, 6-2, in nine innings in non-league action on Thursday.
  • Softball Set to Face Bryant in Home Opener on Thursday
    April 02, 2014
    Softball Set to Face Bryant in Home Opener on Thursday PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After 17 games on the road, the Brown softball team opens its home schedule with a single non-conference game against Ocean State rival Bryant on Thursday at 4 p.m.
  • Softball Doubleheader at Penn Postponed
    March 30, 2014
    Softball Doubleheader at Penn Postponed PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Today’s Brown softball team’s Ivy League doubleheader at Penn has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions. A makeup date will be announced soon.
  • Softball Drops Ivy Doubleheader at Columbia
    March 28, 2014
    Softball Drops Ivy Doubleheader at Columbia NEW YORK, N.Y. – Despite a gutsy pitching performance by junior Jessica Cherness (Torrance, Calif.) in the opener, the Brown softball team dropped both ends of its Ivy League opening doubleheader at Columbia, 3-1 and 3-0, on Friday.
  • Softball Opens Ivy League Play at Columbia, Penn This Weekend
    March 27, 2014
    Softball Opens Ivy League Play at Columbia, Penn This Weekend PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Twelve days removed from its third tournament in as many weekends, the Brown softball team opens its Ivy League schedule under second-year Head Coach Katie Flynn when the Bears travel to Columbia and Penn for Ancient Eight doubleheaders this weekend. Brown (2-13) faces the Lions (9-9) on Friday at 12 p.m. and the Quakers (4-9) on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
  • Softball Doubleheader at Columbia on Friday Moved to 12 p.m.
    March 27, 2014
    Softball Doubleheader at Columbia on Friday Moved to 12 p.m. PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The start time for the Brown softball team’s Ivy League doubleheader at Columbia on Friday has been moved to 12 p.m. in anticipation of inclement weather.
  • Softball Doubleheader at Hartford Canceled
    March 26, 2014
    Softball Doubleheader at Hartford Canceled WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Today’s non-conference softball doubleheader between Brown and Hartford has been canceled due to unplayable field conditions. No makeup date will be scheduled.
  • Softball Falls to St. Francis, George Washington
    March 16, 2014
    Softball Falls to St. Francis, George Washington WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sophomore Alex Scott (Santa Cruz, Calif.) belted a first-game home run and scored twice to cap a 3-for-5 day, but the Brown softball team dropped a pair of contests to St. Francis (Pa.), 4-2, and George Washington, 3-0, at the Capital Invitational on Sunday.
  • Softball Swept by St. Francis, Manhattan
    March 15, 2014
    Softball Swept by St. Francis, Manhattan WASHINGTON, D.C. – Junior pitcher Jessica Cherness (Torrance, Calif.) battled for seven innings and struck out eight batters in game one but the Brown softball team fell to St. Francis (Pa.), 4-2, and Manhattan, 12-0 in five innings, at the Capital Invitational on Saturday.
  • Andrews Named Ivy League Softball Player and Rookie of the Week
    March 11, 2014
    Andrews Named Ivy League Softball Player and Rookie of the Week PRINCETON, N.J. – Brown softball freshman Christina Andrews (Southlake, Texas) slugged her way to being named the Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday. The awards are the first of Andrews’ career, the first for Brown this season and the first multiple-award winner for the Bears since Liz DiMascio was named Pitcher and Rookie of the Week on Mar. 16, 2010.
  • Softball Bested by St. Mary’s, LMU to Wrap Up West Coast Weekend
    March 09, 2014
    Softball Bested by St. Mary’s, LMU to Wrap Up West Coast Weekend LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Freshman Christina Andrews (Southlake, Texas) continued to swing a hot bat with a double and a home run, but the Brown softball team surrendered to St. Mary’s, 5-3, and Loyola Marymount, 8-0 in six innings, to cap six games in three days at Smith Field. Brown moves to 2-9 overall while the Gaels improve to 11-12 and the Lions are 13-8.
  • Softball Blanked by Loyola Marymount, Belmont at LMU Invitational
    March 08, 2014
    Softball Blanked by Loyola Marymount, Belmont at LMU Invitational LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Freshman Christina Andrews (Southlake, Texas) batted 5-for-6 with a pair of doubles but the Brown softball team ran into back-to-back stellar pitching performances in a 5-0 loss to Loyola Marymount and a 3-0 setback to Belmont at Smith Field on Saturday. The Bears slip to 2-7 overall, while the Lions improve to 12-8 and Belmont climbs to 6-11.
  • Softball Dropped by Lehigh, Loyola Marymount in LMU Invitational
    March 07, 2014
    Softball Dropped by Lehigh, Loyola Marymount in LMU Invitational LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A pair of strong pitching performances made offense hard to come by as the Brown softball team fell to Lehigh, 5-2, and host squad Loyola Marymount, 5-0, on the opening day of the LMU Invitational at Smith Field on Friday. The Bears now stand at 2-5, while the Mountain Hawks are 3-9 and the Lions are 10-8.
  • Softball Season Preview
    March 03, 2014
    Softball Season Preview BrownBearsTV correspondent Maegan Sloggett previews the 2014 season and hopes for the spring with softball's three captains as the year begins.
  • Softball Outlasts UNC Wilmington, 7-6
    March 02, 2014
    Softball Outlasts UNC Wilmington, 7-6 WILMINGTON, N.C. – A five-run sixth inning outburst gave the Brown softball team enough space to outlast UNC Wilmington in a 7-6 victory at Boseman Field on Sunday. The Bears finish the Wilmington Beach Bash with a 2-3 record and the Seahawks drop to 8-8 overall.
  • Andrews Lifts Softball to Extra Innings Win over Bucknell after Falling to UNC Greensborough
    March 01, 2014
    Andrews Lifts Softball to Extra Innings Win over Bucknell after Falling to UNC Greensborough WILMINGTON, N.C. – Freshman Christina Andrews (Southlake, Texas) homered and ripped the game-winning RBI base hit to cap a 3-for-7 day and lift the Brown softball team (1-3) to a 10-9 extra-inning win over Bucknell after falling to UNC Greensboro, 4-0, at Boseman Field on Saturday.
  • Softball Falls to Bucknell, UNC Wilmington on Opening Day
    February 28, 2014
    Softball Falls to Bucknell, UNC Wilmington on Opening Day WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Brown softball team fell to Bucknell, 12-3, in six innings before battling to a narrow 4-3 defeat to UNC Wilmington in day one action at the Wilmington Beach Bash at Boseman Field on Friday.
  • Softball Opening Day Slated for Friday at UNC Wilmington
    February 26, 2014
    Softball Opening Day Slated for Friday at UNC Wilmington PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A southbound escape from colder climates begins on Friday as the Brown softball team kicks off its 2014 season with five games in three days at the UNC Wilmington Beach Bash. Under the direction of second-year Head Coach Katie Flynn, the Bears take on Bucknell and UNC Wilmington twice and UNC Greensboro once in the season-opening tournament, beginning against the Bison on Friday at 9 a.m.
  • Softball Names Refsnyder, Lamoureux as Assistant Coaches
    January 07, 2014
    Softball Names Refsnyder, Lamoureux as Assistant Coaches PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown softball Head Coach Katie Flynn has named Kate Refsnyder and Megan Lamoureux as assistant coaches for the 2014 season, it was announced on Tuesday. Refsnyder joined the staff in September of 2013, while Lamoureux officially begins her duties as of Jan. 7.
  • Softball Announces 2014 Captains
    November 15, 2013
    Softball Announces 2014 Captains PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Head Coach Katie Flynn announced seniors Jen Kries (Mission Viejo, Calif.) and Kelsey Williams (Greenwood, Ind.) and junior Trista Chavez (San Pedro, Calif.) as the Brown softball team captains for the 2014 season as voted upon by the members of the team.
  • Brown Softball Announces Class of 2017
    August 15, 2013
    Brown Softball Announces Class of 2017 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown University head softball coach Katie Flynn has announced the eight members of the Class of 2017 who will join the Bears in the fall. Christina Andrews (Southlake, Texas), Gina Chieffallo (Eynon, Pa.), Casey Fisher (Oro Valley, Ariz.), Lauren Hanna (Milford, Mass.), Leah Nakashima (San Jose, Calif.), Jessica Pinkney (Raleigh, N.C.), Julia Schoenewald (Jamison, Pa.) and Sarah Syrop (Kennesaw, Ga.) make up Brown’s freshman class for the 2014 season.