July 29, 2010
Four Bears Earn USTFCCCA Women's Track & Field All-Academic Honors
Providence, RI- Four members of the Brown women's track & field team were among the 551 athletes recognized by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as All-Academic Honorees, the organization announced on Wednesday. Gabriela Baiter (Greenlawn, NY), Lauren Pischel (La Jolla, CA), Brynn Smith (Saco, ME) and Ariel Wright (Oakland, CA) each received All-Academic honors.
June 15, 2010
Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
Providence, RI- The Ivy League released its spring list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 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.
June 12, 2010
Danielle Grunloh Completes Season at NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR- Senior Danielle Grunloh rounded out the competition for the Brown University track & field team at the Division I NCAA Championships. Her throw of 50-10.75 placed her 21st in the shot put, as she was one of five members of the team to be competing at National level this week.
June 10, 2010
Brown's Craig Kinsley Captures National Championship!
Eugene, OR - With an incredible throw of 250'3" at the 2010 Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships, junior Craig Kinsley has become the first NCAA outdoor champion in the javelin at Brown University. Kinsley is now just the third NCAA Outdoor Champion is school history, and the first since Gilbert Borjeson's title in the hammer throw in 1952.
June 8, 2010
Michelle Eisenreich Named Director of Mens & Womens Cross Country/Track & Field
After completing her 10th year with the Brown University track & field program, Michelle Eisenreich has been named the Director of Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field at Brown, and will occupy the Alden-Rothenberg Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Coaching Chair.
June 7, 2010
Brown Track & Field Heads to NCAA Championship
Providence, RI- Brown University will be represented this week by five athletes competing at the 2010 Division I NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. You can follow the championships through live results, and also through the live television coverage found on CBS College Sports, Friday, June 11, starting at 8:00 p.m., EST. The final day of competition will be aired live on CBS, Saturday, June 12, beginning at 1:00 p.m., EST.
June 4, 2010
Danielle Grunloh & Craig Kinsley Named Northeast Region Field Athletes of the Year
Providence, RI- Senior Danielle Grunloh (Effingham, IL) and junior Craig Kinsley (Fairfield, CT) were recently named USTFCCCA Division I Northeast Region Field Athletes of the Year. Both will be competing in the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships from June 9-12 in Eugene, Ore.
May 30, 2010
Bears Qualify Five to Track & Field NCAA Championship
Greensboro, N.C. Five members of the Brown University Track & Field team earned spots at the 2010 NCAA Championships, advancing through the preliminary round held at UNC Greensboro. The Bears had some outstanding performances throughout the three-day event, which included Craig Kinsleys javelin throw title and Danielle Grunlohs eighth place mark in the shot put.
May 24, 2010
Brown Track & Field Set for NCAA Championship East Preliminary Round
Greensboro, NC- Twelve members of the Brown University track and field team have qualified for the NCAA Championships East Preliminary Round, as the field was announced Friday by the NCAA. Five men and seven women will represent Brown in Greensboro, N.C. North Carolina A&T will play host to the top athletes east of the Mississippi River May 27-29.
May 16, 2010
Brown Track & Field Compete at ECAC/IC4A Championship
The Brown University track & field team competed at the ECAC/IC4A Championship this weekend hosted at Princeton Universitys Weaver Stadium. Both teams had some solid performances this weekend, which included Danielle Grunlohs shot put title to help lead the women to third place in the 49-team field, and Bryan Powlen and Craig Kinsleys titles helped guide the Bears to an eighth place finish out of the mens 52-team field.
May 10, 2010
Brown Track & Field Earns All-Ivy Honors
Providence, RI- Sixteen members of the mens and womens Brown University Track & Field team earned All-Ivy honors. The Ivy League determines its All-Ivy teams based solely upon performance at the Heptagonals Championship hosted at Princeton University on May 8-9. The event winners also earn first-team All-Ivy status with the runners up taking a spot on the second team.
May 9, 2010
Bears Hold on For Second Place Finish at Ivy League Heptagonal Championship
Princeton, NJ- The Brown University women's track & field team finished in second place with 132 points during the 2010 outdoor Ivy League Heptagonal Championship hosted at Princeton University at Weaver Track & Field Stadium this afternoon. The Bears fell just 14.5 points behind champion Cornell, but stunned the league with its outstanding performances across the board. Numerous athletes moved into Brown's all-time Top 10 list, and both Brynn Smith and Danielle Grunloh set new meet records! Smith crushed an Ivy League record in the hammer throw and Grunloh dominated in the shot put breaking the meet record.
May 9, 2010
Brown Women Second After Day One of Heptagonal Championship
With Day One complete at the 75th Outdoor Heps Championship, all is in place for a crazy Sunday at Weaver Track & Field Stadium. Brown trails Princeton by a narrow two-and-a-half points heading into the final day of competition.
May 4, 2010
Womens Track & Field Ranked Seventh In Northeast Region
Providence, RI- The USTFCCCA has recently ranked the Brown University womens track & field team seventh in the Northeast Region. The Bears, who are coming off a ranking of sixth last week, have had some strong performances leading up to this point which certainly gives the squad a reason to be excited for its upcoming meets.
May 2, 2010
Bears Win Three Events at Princeton Elite Meet
Princeton, NJ- In Browns final meet before the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, the Brown womens track & field team brought home three titles from the Princeton Elite meet this weekend. Senior Danielle Grunloh (Effingham, IL) won both the shot put and discus titles, and junior Brynn Smith (Saco, ME) won the hammer throw.
April 25, 2010
Womens Track & Field Hosts Brown Springtime Invitational
Providence, RI- The Brown University womens track & field team had many strong performances today during the Brown Springtime Invitational held at Brown Stadium. Senior Danielle Grunloh had a solid day for Bruno as she won both the shot put and discus titles this afternoon.
April 18, 2010
Womens Track & Field Competes at Larry Ellis Invitational
Princeton, NJ- The Brown University womens track & field team competed at the 10th annual Larry Ellis Invitational on April 16-17 at Weaver Stadium at Princeton University. The Bears had a plethora of great performances, which included a stellar 5,000-meter run by Ariel Wright, whose 13-second personal record of 16:22.18 broke a current school record.
April 10, 2010
Brown Womens Track & Field Earns First Place at Brown Invitational
Providence, RI- The Brown Women's Track & Field team had a great day at the Brown Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Bears earned the title with 225 points, and were followed by Rhode Island (154.5), Harvard (97), Connecticut (60), Providence (60), SCSU (11.5) and Bryant (11).
April 7, 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.
April 4, 2010
Womens Track Has Strong Performances at UConn Invitational
Storrs, Conn. The Brown womens track & field team had some great performances at the UConn Invitational this weekend. The Bears placed second overall with 48 total points, behind first place finishers UConn with 115 points.
March 20, 2010
Women's Track & Field Starts Outdoor Season at Husky Spring Open
Boston, MA- The Brown womens track & field team had several solid performances to kick-off the outdoor season today during the Husky Spring Open at Northeastern.
March 19, 2010
Outdoor Track & Field Preview: Middle Distance and Distance
After several great individual performances during the indoor season, the middle-distance and distance squads are more motivated than ever to perform well this outdoor season.
March 19, 2010
Outdoor Track & Field Preview: Jumps
The Brown jumps squad is starting 2010 strong with their new jumps coach Kendra Reimer, who joined the Bears during their indoor season. I was extremely pleased with how we did during the indoor season, but Im even more excited for greater things to come in outdoors, said Reimer. I feel like we are just getting started.
March 17, 2010
Brown Sprinters Set for Outdoor Season
The future for Brown Universitys sprint squad is bright. With just two graduating seniors, the team is working incredibly hard to fulfill its potential during this outdoor season.
March 16, 2010
Throws Gear up for Outdoor Season
Led by coach Michelle Eisenreich, who earned the title of NCAA East Regional Assistant Coach of the Year, 2009 was one of the most successful seasons the Brown throws group has ever seen. Not only did the squad dominate the Heptagonal Championships by scoring 34 points in the mens events and 44 in the womens events, our throwers also earned several All-Ivy honors, All-East Region honors and one All-American honor. Many of these athletes return this year and will drive the team to higher levels of success.
March 15, 2010
Bears Excited for Outdoor Track & Field Season
Providence, RI The 2010 outdoor track and field season kicks off this Saturday at the Northeastern Invitational. A small group will compete this weekend while others will focus on training until April. This week, BrownBears.com will preview each event group as they prepare for competition.
March 7, 2010
Womens Track & Field Competes at ECAC Championship
Boston, MA- A few members of the Brown University womens track & field squad competed at the 2010 Indoor ECAC Championship at the Reggie Lewis Track in Boston this weekend.
March 5, 2010
Brown Track & Field Program Optimistic For The Future
Providence, Rhode Island - Following several outstanding individual performances at the Indoor Heptagonal Championships, Browns interim head coach for track & Field and cross country, Michelle Eisenreich, and her coaching staff, have reason to be optimistic about the future of the Bears mens and womens track & field and cross country programs.
March 3, 2010
Womens Track & Field Earns All-Ivy Honors
Providence, RI- After solid performances at the 2010 Ivy League Indoor Track & Field Heptagonal Championship last weekend, Browns Danielle Grunloh (Effingham, IL), Ariel Wright (Oakland, CA) and Bryn Smith (Saco, ME) received All-Ivy recognition. The top League performers in each individual event and the top team in each relay event earn selection to the All-Ivy League track & field first team. The second Ivy finishers earn second team honors.
February 28, 2010
Womens Track & Field Earns Fifth at Heps
Hanover, NH- The Brown University womens track & field team finished in fifth place with 55 points during the 2010 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championship hosted at Dartmouth College this weekend. Princeton earned the title with 125 points, followed by Columbia (110), Cornell (96), Harvard (61), Brown, Penn (48), Yale (16) and Dartmouth (16).
February 27, 2010
Womens Track in First Place and Mens in Third after First Day of Ivy League Heps
Hanover, NH-The Brown mens and womens track & field teams had a number of strong finishes during the first day of the Ivy League Indoor Track & Field Heptagonal Championship at Dartmouth. The womens team is tied for first place with Princeton with 31 points, and the men are currently in third with 14 points. Both squads did an outstanding job today and have athletes competing in the finals tomorrow.
February 15, 2010
Craig Lake Steps Down As Director of Track & Field and Cross Country At Brown
Craig Lake, the Director of Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track & Field at Brown University since 2005, has stepped down from her position to pursue other options, in an announcement made by Brown Athletic Director Michael Goldberger. Lake will be replaced on an interim basis by 10-year Brown assistant coach Michelle Eisenreich.
February 13, 2010
Womens Track & Field Earns Fourth Place at Armory
The Brown University womens track & field team did a fantastic job competing at the Armory this past weekend. The Bears finished in fourth overall with a score of 72.60, finishing behind Maryland (121.60), Columbia (110) and Virginia (107.33). Highlighting the meet was Ariel Wrights 3,000-meter time, which did not only earn the title, but also places her fourth overall in Browns all-time Top 10 list.
February 6, 2010
Womens Track & Field Earns Seven First-Place Finishes at Giegengack Invitational
New Haven, CT- The Brown womens track & field team took another great step in the direction of its goals this season as the squad earned seven first-place finishes at the Giegengack Invitational at Yale University this weekend. The Bears carried forth the momentum from last weekend and competed extremely well across event groups.
January 30, 2010
Womens Track & Field Competes at Terrier Invitational
Boston, MA- The Brown womens track & field team had some great performances during the Terrier Invitational hosted at Boston University on Saturday afternoon. Highlighting the Bears performances was Danielle Grunloh with a shot put title and Bree Shugarts second place finish in the 1,000-meter run.
January 24, 2010
Womens Track & Field Competes at Harvard Select Meet
Boston, MA The Brown womens track & field team competed at the Paul Turner Select Meet in the Gordon Track Center at Harvard University on Saturday afternoon. The Bears held out several distance runners and their entire jumps squad, but saw positive results elsewhere as the teams gears up for the upcoming meets. The women placed second to Harvard (67) with a total of 54 points.
January 16, 2010
Track & Field Competes at Harvard Invitational
Cambridge, MA- The Brown University men's and women's track & field team competed at the Harvard Invitational at the Gordon Indoor Track and Tennis Center this weekend. Both teams had strong performances, which included titles earned by Brynn Smith and Jasmine Chukwueke.
December 15, 2009
Kendra Reimer Joins Brown University Track & Field Staff
Providence, RI- After two highly successful seasons working with Cal State L.A.s track and field programs, Kendra Reimer begins her first season with Brown University. She specializes in coaching the multi-events, throws and the pole vault.
December 6, 2009
Brown Track & Field Opens 2009-10 Indoor Season with Alden Invitational
Providence, RI- The Brown track & field teams opened its 2009-10 indoor season hosting its annual Vern Alden Invitational at the Olney Margolies Athletic Center over the weekend. Both squads had some great individual performances in their debut, as many Brown Bears claimed titles in their respective events.
September 28, 2009
Assistant Track & Field Coach Jerome Romain Accepts Job at UT
Brown University Assistant Track & Field Coach Jerome Romain will be leaving Brown as he has accepted a job at the University of Tennessee. Romain spent the last four seasons with the Bears as an assistant for jumps and multi-events under Head Coach Craig Lake.
August 24, 2009
Willard Places Sixth at IAAF World Championships
At the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Brown graduate Anna Willard finished sixth in the 1,500m with a time of 4:06.19 distinguishing herself as one of the top middle-distance runners in the world. The race was won by Maryan Yusuf Jamal of Bahrain in a time of 4:03.74 following the disqualification of Spains Natalia Rodriguez after she pushed over Ethopian Gelete Burka.
July 28, 2009
Former Track & Field Sensation Anna Willard 06 Enjoys a Successful 2009 Season
Former Brown Track & Field standout Anna Willard 06 continues to make huge waves in the international track world when she recently won the 800m run at the Reebok Grand Prix in New York City and followed it up with a title in the 1,500m run at the London Grand Prix. Willard also took home the highest profile win of her career with a thrilling come-from-behind victory in the 800m at the IAAF Golden League Track & Field meet in Paris, France.
July 22, 2009
Brown Track & Field Honored by USTFCCCA
The Brown University mens and womens track & field teams have recently been honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) be being named Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams. The selection of the All-Academic Indoor and Outdoor Scholar Teams of the Year award is based on a combination of academic and athletic achievements. To be nominated, the team must carry a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.