December 7, 2010
Williamson Earns Fall Academic All-Ivy Honors
The Ivy League released its fall 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.
November 13, 2010
Brown Falls to Columbia 3-0 in Season Finale
Sophomore outside hitter Katrina Post (Pasadena, Calif.) had a near double-double with nine kills and nine digs, but it was not enough as the Bears (9-17, 3-11) fell at Columbia (17-8, 8-6), 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-19).
November 12, 2010
Bears Trump Cornell In Straight Sets
Brown hit the road for its final two games of the 2010-11 season and took on Cornell Friday night. Senior Brianna Williamson (Cincinnati, Ohio) took advantage of her second-to-last game and posted a double-double with 11 kills and 15 digs to help the Bears (9-16, 3-10) to a 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-20) win over the Big Red (4-19, 2-11).
November 6, 2010
Brown Downs Dartmouth On Senior Night, 3-1
On senior night at the last home game of the 2010 volleyball season, the old and the new were on showcase. The Bears picked up their second Ivy League victory as the beat Dartmouth for the second time this season in four sets (23-25, 25-13, 25-15, 25-17).
November 5, 2010
Harvard Edges Brown In Five Sets
Brown boasted five players with double-digit kills on Friday night at the Pizzitola Center but Harvard’s Taylor Docter was able to register 22 of her own to power the Crimson (8-15, 5-6) past the Bears (7-16, 1-10) in five sets (20-25, 16-25, 25-19, 25-21, 13-15).
November 5, 2010
Williamson Earns CoSIDA/ESPN Volleyball Academic All-District Nod
Senior Brianna Williamson (Cincinnati, Ohio) has been selected to the ESPN Academic All-District Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Williamson boasts a 3.93 GPA with a concentration in development studies.
October 30, 2010
Bears Fall To Princeton 3-0
Freshman Thea Derrough (LaJolla, Calif.) tied a season-high with 13 kills, but two Princeton (12-8, 7-2) players tallied 15 kills each to power the Tigers past Brown (7-15, 1-9) in three sets (25-18, 25-16, 25-18).
October 29, 2010
Penn Tops Brown In Ivy League Showdown
Freshman Emma Pastore (Los Angeles, Calif.) tallied a game-high 11 kills, but it was not enough as Ivy League-leading Penn (11-9, 7-1) topped the Bears (7-14, 1-8) in three sets (12-25, 28-30, 23-25).
October 23, 2010
Harvard Tops Brown 3-1
Brown (7-13, 1-7), which one its first league game last night, fought to make it two in a row at Harvard (6-14, 3-5), but fell in four sets against the Crimson (24-26, 25-22, 17-25, 13-25). Freshman Emma Pastore (Los Angeles, Calif.) led the Bears with 12 kills.
October 22, 2010
Brown Upsets Dartmouth 3-1 on the Road
Brown (7-12, 1-6) picked up its first Ivy League victory of the year at Dartmouth (12-6, 3-4) on Friday night on the strength of a game-high 17 kills from senior Brianna Williamson (Cincinnati, Ohio). Williamson finished the match with a double-double, registering 10 digs while also chipping in four assist, and three blocks in the 3-1 (25-18, 19-25, 25-17, 26-24) victory.
October 16, 2010
Bears Tripped Up by Cornell, 3-1
Brown (6-12, 0-6) had three players with double-digit kills, but Cornells (4-11, 2-4) Janel Forte and Erin McCarthy each had 16 kills as the Big Red topped the Bears 3-1 (25-23, 18-25, 24-26, 18-25).
October 15, 2010
Brown Volleyball Goes Down To The Wire, Falls To Columbia
The Brown volleyball team went back-and-forth with Columbia Friday night at the Pizzitola Center as both teams battled to the 17th point of the fifth set. The Lions (11-5, 3-2) ended up on top however, as they edged out the Bears (6-11, 0-5) with one final kill, 3-2 (24-26, 25-22, 18-25, 25-20, 17-15).
October 9, 2010
Penn Tops Brown 3-1
Brown (6-10, 0-4) was tripped up in a defensive battle at Penn (6-9, 2-1) on Saturday night as a season-high 16 team blocks was not enough as the Quakers prevailed 3-1 (20-25, 25-18, 16-25, 22-25). Freshman Emma Pastore (Los Angeles, Calif.) totaled a match-high 15 kills and has posted three-straight contests with at least 15 kills.
October 8, 2010
Season-High From Rieckhoff Not Enough as Princeton Tops Brown
A season-high 53 assists from freshman Alexandra Rieckhoff (Laguna Beach, Calif.) was not enough as Brown Volleyball was topped at Princeton 3-2 (25-21, 22-25, 25-20, 17-25, 4-15) on Friday Night.
October 2, 2010
Bears Go Distance Against Yale, Fall 3-2
Yale (8-5, 2-0) boasted four players with double-digit kills as the Bulldogs downed Brown (6-8, 0-2) to take the second game of this weekends home-and-home series. Freshman Emma Pastore (Los Angeles, Calif.) tallied a match-high 17 kills in the 3-2 (19-25, 25-20, 19-25, 8-15) loss.
October 1, 2010
Yale Tops Brown 3-0 in Ivy League Opener
Yale (7-5, 1-0) and reigning Ivy League Rookie of the Week Kendall Polan came out strong and played fast against Brown (6-7, 0-1) in the conference opener for both teams, as the Bulldogs topped the Bears 3-0 (20-25, 24-26, 18-25). Polan racked up a double-double with 23 assists and 17 digs while Ivy League Player of the Week Kathryn Glickman (San Francisco, Calif.) helped lead the charge for Brown with six kills and three blocks.
September 28, 2010
Glickman Selected as Ivy League Volleyball Player of the Week
For the second week in a row, a top Ivy League weekly honor comes from Brown. Sophomore Kathryn Glickman (San Francisco, Calif.) had a breakout match on Sept. 25 against Stony Brook, coming off the bench to tally a team-high 14 kills and 10 blocks and lead the Bears to a come-from-behind 3-2 win. For her efforts she was named the Player of the Week as announced by the conference office today.
September 25, 2010
Glickman Leads Brown to 3-2 Comeback Win Over Stony Brook
After getting down early, Brown (6-6) was sparked by sophomore Kathryn Glickman (San Francisco, Calif.) who came off the bench to tally 14 kills and 10 blocks (one solo, nine assist) to power the Bears over Stony Brook 3-2 (22-25, 25-23, 19-25, 15-9).
September 21, 2010
Rieckhoff Named Ivy League Volleyball Rookie of the Week
Freshman setter Alexandra Rieckhoff (Laguna Beach, Calif.) guided the Bears to a 2-2 performance at the Brown Invitational last week, and for her efforts she earned her first Ivy League Rookie of the Week honor as announced by the conference office.
September 18, 2010
Volleyball Tops CCSU 3-0 at Brown Invitational
Brown (5-6) completed a whirlwind schedule of four games in two days at the Brown Invitational on Saturday. The Bears downed Central Connecticut State 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 25-23), before being topped by Boston College in the final game of the tournament, 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-20). Freshman setter Alexandra Rieckhoff (Laguna Beach, Calif.) and junior libero Annika Gliottone (Warwick, R.I.) were named to the All-Tournament Team.
September 17, 2010
Bears Split on Day One of the Brown Invitational
Brown (4-5) played back-to-back games on the first day of the Brown Invitational at the Pizzitola Center and went 1-1, picking up a straight sets victory over Holy Cross (5-9) and losing a close battle with Rhode Island (7-3) in five games. On the day, senior Brianna Williamson (Cincinnati, Ohio) led the team with 26 kills and freshman Alexandra Rieckhoff (Laguna Beach, Calif.) totaled 77 assists.
September 11, 2010
Brown Edged By UMBC 3-1
In the final game of the Madison Bingaman Memorial Tournament, Brown (3-4) was edged in a highly contested match 3-1 (27-25, 21-25, 22-25, 23-25) by host UMBC (4-4). The Bears were able to take the first set after facing match point for the Retrievers but were topped in the next three, all coming by four points or less.
September 10, 2010
Brown Volleyball Topped by Ohio State 3-0
In the first match of the Madison Bingham Memorial Tournament hosted by UMBC and Towson, Brown (2-3) met perennial volleyball powerhouse Ohio State (6-1) and was topped 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-18). The Buckeyes came out strong in the first set, but the Bears battled back, narrowly dropping the next two sets.
September 10, 2010
Bears Come Back To win 3-1 Against Towson
After losing the first set of the match, Brown (3-3) regrouped to take the next three sets and win 3-1 (17-25, 25-29, 25-22, 26-24) against Towson (10-2) in the teams second game of the Madison Bingaman Memorial Tournament to hand the Tigers just their second loss of the season.
September 8, 2010
Womens Volleyball Downs Crosstown Rival Providence 3-0 in Home Opener
Brown came out strong in the first home match of the 2010 season as impressive performances from three rookies led to a 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-20) victory over Providence. Freshmen Alexandra Rieckhoff (Laguna Beach, Calif.), Emma Pastore (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Thea Derrough (LaJolla, Calif.) paced the Bear attack as Rieckhoff tallied 32 assists while Pastore and Derrough had 10 and eight kills, respectively.
September 4, 2010
Bears Earn First Win, 3-0, Over Hartford
The Brown volleyball team earned its first win of the 2010 season, taking a 3-0 victory over Hartford at the UConn Toyota Classic. Brown (1-2) took the hard-fought match with a 29-27 win in the first game, 25-21 in game two, and 25-18 in game three.
September 4, 2010
Bears Fall To Southern Illinois, 3-0, In Season Opener
Brown's volleyball team opened its season on Friday at the UConn Invitational and dropped a 3-0 decision to the Salukis in Storrs, Connecticut.