Sports in Brief
Six standout athletes whose careers spanned the first half-century of Brandeis sports history will be inducted into the 14th class of the Joseph Linsey Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame on March 31: Ruth Porter Bernstein ’57, basketball player and past president of Friends of Brandeis Athletics; the late Harold Warren Zinn ’61, golf; Robert Nayer ’70, basketball; William Carpenter ’81, baseball; Geoff Getz ’99, middle-distance running; and Maya Marx ’04, swimming. (See individual athlete profiles in Class Notes.)
The softball team is bidding for its seventh straight 20-win season under coach Jessica Johnson. She was named the 2010 University Athletic Association Coach of the Year after leading the Judges to their first-ever NCAA tournament berth. They won the ECAC Division III New England title in 2008 and finished tied for second in 2011.
It’s now easier to keep up with Brandeis athletics. The new athletics website, features a results ticker along the top of the page, an easy-to-read calendar of events, enhanced video, and updated athlete bios and statistics.