- Soccer star to march Sunday, return in the fallMay 16, 2013
Sam Ocel was the 2012 University Athletic Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Year and Brandeis' top male athlete. He'll march in the academic procession with his classmates Sunday, then return for one more season.
- Two from women's tennis team are NCAA-boundMay 10, 2013
Senior Faith Broderick and sophomore Carley Cooke of the 24th-ranked Brandeis University women’s tennis team, have been selected to represent the Judges at the 2013 NCAA Division III Doubles Championships, which will be held May 23 to 25 in Kalamazoo, Mich.
- Students, faculty-staff to face off at Hoops for HaitiApril 10, 2013
The Brandeis Haiti Initiative will host “Hoops for Haiti,” the annual staff and faculty versus students basketball game to raise funds for Haiti, at 6 p.m. on April 14 in the Gosman Athletic Center. Tickets are free for students; donations are appreciated.
- Women's rugby player selected to compete for Junior All-American teamApril 10, 2013
- Three fencers competing in national championshipMarch 21, 2013
Three members of the Brandeis University fencing team will represent the Judges at the 2013 NCAA National Collegiate championships in San Antonio, Texas, March 21-24. The Judges will be one of three Division III schools with three fencers at the meet.
- Crew team names its new racing shell in honor of President LawrenceMarch 19, 2013
- Archery club to host first independent tournamentMarch 12, 2013
Pop culture's obsession with movies that feature archers has helped boost the Brandeis Archery Club from a small team of four competitive shooters to an active and thriving club with 24 team members. The club will host its first independent tournament on campus on March 17.
- Track and field, fencing head for NCAA competitionsMarch 8, 2013
Both squads are heading into the final stages of the winter season with fine accomplishments behind them and hopes for All-American rankings on the horizon.
- On the Move program returns, offers health and fitness supportFeb. 25, 2013
- Cager Stoyle, fencer Mattos are UAA athletes of weekFeb. 11, 2013
Stoyle averaged 21 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots per game for the week. Mattos went 3-0 in three straight games for the fencers. The men's basketball team is now 15-5 for the season; the women's fencing team is 15-9.
- Messinger, Berman named UAA's fencers of weekFeb. 1, 2013
Zoe Messinger, a sabre fencer and senior captain, helped the Brandeis women’s fencing team to a 5-2 week. Noah Berman, a foil fencer, went 8-2 at the Northeast Fencing Conference meet as the Judges rolled to three wins, defeating Tufts, 21-6; Vassar, 23-4; and Dartmouth, 19-8.
- Judges, 14-2, break into national hoop rankingsJan. 25, 2013
With a record of 14-2, the Judges already have surpassed their 2010-11 win total. The successful Midwest road trip improved the team’s University Athletic Association(UAA) record to 5-0. The team faces Emory University in Atlanta and the University of Rochester in New York this weekend and will play the same two teams at home Feb. 1 and Feb. 3.
- How do YOU battle the stress of finals week?Dec. 13, 2012
Finals week is a stressful time for most students on campus, and the ways they combat the tension varies widely. Some play piano, dance or grab an X-Box for video games, while another group hits the boxing ring, taking their extra energy out on heavy bags and, sometimes, each other.
- Coven, Spital, Ocel win honors for soccer seasonDec. 9, 2012
Men's soccer coach Mike Coven was selected as the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's coach of the year for his division. In addition, the organization named forward Dara Spital ‘15 and forward Sam Ocel ’13 All-Americans for the Judges’ women’s and men’s programs, respectively.
- Women's soccer team falls to Misericordia in Elite Eight playNov. 17, 2012
The most successful season in Brandeis University women's soccer history ended with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of 10th-ranked Misericordia University in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III tournament. All but two players will return next season.
- Brandeis teams roll through second round of NCAA soccerNov. 12, 2012
The men’s and women’s teams teams provided one of the most thrilling fall weekends ever in Brandeis soccer, as for the first time in the university’s history, both squads advanced through the first two rounds of the NCAA. Division III Tournament.
- Men's, women's soccer teams win first NCAA tourney matchesNov. 11, 2012
Brandeis' soccer teams both won their first-round matches in NCAA Div. III tournaments. The men defeated Baruch College, 2-0, on early goals by Sam Ocel; the women beat Union College 2-1 on Sara Isaacson's goal in overtime.
- Women’s volleyball team advances to semifinalsNov. 10, 2012
The top-seeded women’s volleyball team swept the eighth-seeded Albertus Magnus Falcons in its Eastern College Athletic Conference quarterfinals match. The offensive night was led by outside hitter Liz Hood ’15. The Judges improved to 20-13 and advance to the semifinals while the Falcons fall to 12-13. The team will face Salve Regina in the semifinals.
- Women's soccer team wins NCAA tourney berthNov. 6, 2012
The Judges were led by a fantastic defense, setting a school-record with 13 shutouts in 19 contests. Goalkeepers are Francine Kofinas and Michelle Savuto. Offensively, sophomore transfer Dara Spital led the Judges with 12 goals and five assists for 29 points.
- Volleyball team hosts postseason contestNov. 6, 2012
- Men's soccer team wins share of UAA titleNov. 5, 2012
The team has earned an at-large berth to the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time since 1985. The Judges will host first- and second-round games, taking on Baruch College, champions of the City University of New York Athletic Conference Saturday.
- Competitive swimming back after three-year hiatusOct. 24, 2012
For the first time since the 2009-10 season, and for the first time at home since 2008, the Brandeis swimming and diving teams were in action. They earned 15 victories and established a new school record in front of the packed Linsey Pool bleachers.
- Bill McKenna, first Brandeis All-American, dies at 79Oct. 23, 2012
A physics major, McKenna was an end on both offense and defense. His Brandeis records for points scored in a game and career still stand, and he is the school’s all-time leader in receiving yards. A native of Salem, Mass., McKenna played six seasons with the Calgary Stampeders and became chief geophysicist for Texaco. He was inducted into the Joseph Linsey Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993.
- Brandeis archery team, club see surge in membersOct. 9, 2012
In just three years, membership has tripled for the Brandeis archery team. During this year's Club Fair, more than 200 students signed up to learn more about the sport that is resurgent across the nation. Drop-ins for the archery club often draw 30 members at a time - especially during finals.
- Judges' soccer teams in midst of stellar seasonsOct. 4, 2012
After earning simultaneous national Division III rankings for the first time, the Brandeis men’s and women’s teams each have won nine of their first 10 contests. The ninth-ranked men defeated Wheaton College Tuesday night to improve to 10-0-1, setting a program record for longest unbeaten streak at 16 in a row.
- Netminder Savuto named UAA player of the weekSept. 25, 2012
Now 8-1 overall this season, in head coach Denise Dallamora’s 34th campaign, Brandeis is off to one of its best starts in program history. The Judges were ranked 20th in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III poll released today.
- Brandeis soccer teams earn dual national rankingsSept. 12, 2012
For the first time ever, both the men's and women’s soccer teams have earned a national ranking by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Brandeis men are ranked number 20 in Division III, and the women 18th. Both teams were ranked third in New England this week.
- Men's soccer ranked in Division III top 25Sept. 5, 2012
The men's soccer team has been ranked in the top 25 for Division III for the first time in more than a decade. Following a 15-5-1 season in which they defended their Eastern College Athletic Conference New England crown, the Judges will face three other top 25 teams beginning Sept. 19
- Morehouse, US team wind up 8th in Olympic fencingAug. 6, 2012
Olympic fencer Tim Morehouse ’00 earned a pair of eighth-place finishes in the sabre events at the Summer Games in London -- a better-than-expected result in the individual tournament but a disappointing outcome in the team competition for an American squad that won a silver medal four years ago in Beijing.
- Tim Morehouse '00 on the eve of the OlympicsJuly 23, 2012
He's written his autobiography and stripped off his clothes for ESPN. Last Sunday, Tim Morehouse '00, finished 8th in individual sabre. He will compete again on August 3. The oldest fencer on the U.S. team, he has competed in two previous Olympic games.
- Chris Brown appears in Sports Illustrated magazineJune 20, 2012
- Jewish Life network to cover 'deis sportsJune 20, 2012
- Cooke named Judges' first tennis All-AmericanJune 14, 2012
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association named Carley Cooke an All-American after she finished 17th in the division. The rookie is the first women's tennis player in Judges' history to earn the distinction.
- Athletic Department reviews the highlights of 2011-12June 7, 2012
Brandeis athletes succeeded in the field, on the courts and in the classroom. Take a look at the year in review, including track, fencing baseball, softball, basketball and tennis. Women's soccer and men's cross country teams earned early-season national rankings and men's soccer won its second-consecutive Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III title.
- Brandeis students cited as track, softball standoutsMay 29, 2012
Seniors Chris Brown and Marianne Specker have been awarded top honors in outdoor track and softball. Brown was named the Division III New England Outdoor Track and Field Track Athlete of the Year and Specker has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III softball first team.
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