Weekly Sports Roundup: Vol. I

Upcoming Schedule and Roundup

Men’s Basketball

Record: (1-1, Ivy 0-0) Last Game: L @ URI, 92-67

Upcoming game:

Nov. 20 vs. Sacred Heart (0-2, NEC 0-0) Last Game: L @ Fordham, 51-69

Nov. 24 vs. St. Francis (NY) (0-2, NEC 0-0) Last Game: L @ South Florida, 71-74

Although Sacred Heart is coming off of two poor offensive performances (48.0 ppg), the Men’s Basketball team shouldn’t be caught off guard looking ahead to their game against St. Francis, who is coming off a close loss against the Big East’s USF.

Women’s Basketball

Record: (0-2, Ivy 0-0) Last game: L @ Central Connecticut State, 52-44

Upcoming games:

Nov. 20 4:00 PM @ New Hampshire (1-1) Last game: W vs. Dartmouth, 65-52

Nov. 23 7:00 PM vs. Bryant (0-2) Last game: L @ Lafayette, 84-80 (OT)

Men’s Football

Record: (5-4, Ivy 4-2) Last Game: W @ Dartmouth, 35-28

Upcoming game:

Nov. 20 12:30 PM vs. Columbia (4-5, 2-4 Ivy) Last Game: W @ Cornell, 20-17

After mounting a big comeback victory against Dartmouth, led by QB Joe Springer (Sr.) and RB Mark Kachmer (So.), the Brown team will have to be on the lookout for Columbia’s dual-threat quarterback, Sean Brackett (So.), who was named Ivy League Offensive Co-player of the week for his performance against Cornell (355 total yards, 2 touchdowns).

Men’s Ice Hockey

Record: (1-2-1, ECAC 0-1-1) Last Game: L vs. Princeton, 4-3

Upcoming games:

Nov. 19 7:00 PM @ Colgate (2-5-1, ECAC 0-3-1) Last Game: L vs. Quinnipiac, 1-3

Nov. 20 7:00 PM @ Cornell (2-4, ECAC 2-2) Last Game: L vs. Princeton, 1-2 (OT)

Coming off a tough loss to Princeton and a week off, the Men’s Hockey Team looks to make headway with two important conference games on the road that could put them back on the winning track.

Women’s Ice Hockey

Record: (2-3-1, ECAC 1-2-1) Last Game: W @ Rensselear, 1-0

Upcoming game:

Nov. 19 7:00 PM vs. Clarkson (5-7-1, ECAC 3-0) Last Game:W vs. St. Lawrence U., 4-1

The Women’s Hockey Team hosts St. Lawrence University, who is currently undefeated in the conference (ECAC 3-0), at home and looks to continue its winning ways while gaining heading in conference standings.

Game of the Week

Brown Men’s Soccer vs. Boston College

An impressive regular season record for the Men’s Soccer Team (11-3-3, Ivy 8-0-3) led to a berth in the NCAA tournament and a home game, where the soccer team has flourish this season (Home: 8-0-3). The at-large bid pitted the No. 14 Brown Bears against the No. 21 Boston College Eagles in a battle of northeastern schools. After jumping ahead early, with a goal from Jon Okafor (Sr.), Boston College tallied a goal soon into the second half to leave the score even. After a go-ahead goal from Justin Mandel (Jr.), the defense, anchored by Captain David Walls (Sr.) and goalie Paul Grandstand (Sr.), shut Boston College down. The 2-1 victory for Brown propels them into the second round of the tournament, in which they will face the University of Connecticut (12-2-5) at their home field in Storrs on Sunday (11/21).

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