Brandeis Athletics News 2012-13

July 19, 2013
Brandeis women’s rugby’s LauraBen Moore helps USA Rugby U-20 team to Nations Cup finals
Rising senior LauraBen Moore (fifth from left) of the Judges’ women’s rugby club, has earned a starting role on the USA Rugby Women’s Junior All-Americans (WJAA) team at the 2013 Under-20 Nations Cup and will be playing for a gold medal against Canada at noon Eastern on Sunday, July 21, in England.

July 17, 2013
Broderick and Cooke named to All-America teams
Faith Broderick capped her career with a doubles All-America honor from the ITA, while partner Carley Cooke added a second-straight singles honor to give her three for her career.

July 11, 2013
Seventeen from spring sports added to the All-UAA Silver Anniversary Team
Seven baseball and softball players, two from men's tennis and one from women's tennis were honored in the 25th anniversary of the University Athletic Association.

June 26, 2013
Meehan named to New England Basketball Hall of Fame
On Saturday, June 22, head coach Brian Meehan was part of the 2013 Class of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. He joins Bob Brannum and Carol Simon as Brandeis coaches who have been honored.

June 21, 2013
2012-13 Year In Review: Thirteen Moments to Savor
To celebrate the first day of summer, it's time to look back at 13 top moments from the year gone by, from the first goal of soccer season to the last stolen base of softball.

May 23, 2013
Broderick and Cooke fall in first round of NCAA Doubles tournament
The Judges were broken only once in each set, but it was enough for the second seeds from Emory to take a 6-4, 6-4 decision.

May 22, 2013
Genovese featured in North Haven Courier
After her historic All-America campaign, sophomore Amanda Genovese was featured in the North Haven Courier by Chris Piccirillo.

May 17, 2013
Ocel '13 to walk in commencement, return for fall campaign
Because of an injury during his sophomore season, Sam Ocel will be back for a second senior season.

May 17, 2013
Genovese named NFCA first-team All-American
After leading all of NCAA softball in stolen bases, sophomore CF Amanda Genovese was an at-large selection to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America first team.

May 15, 2013
Genovese named First-Team All-New England
Sophomore center fielder, who leads all of NCAA softball with 57 stolen bases, was named first-team All-New England selection and will now be eligible for All-America status.

May 10, 2013
O'Connor named UAA Co-Rookie of the Year; Brenner named All-Association
Centerfielder Liam O'Connor is the Judges' fifth baseball Rookie of the Year, while sophomore Kyle Brenner joined him as a second-team All-UAA member.

May 9, 2013
Broderick and Cooke headed to NCAA Championships
After earning All-UAA honors, senior Faith Broderick and sophomore Carley Cooke will be headed to the NCAA Division III Doubles championships. They are the second Brandeis duo ever selected to the tournament and first since 2005.

May 8, 2013
Softball falls short in ECAC quarters against Worcester State, 6-4, in eight innings
The Judges had the Lancers down to their last strike, but seventh-seeded WSU picked up some clutch hits to knock of the second-seeded hosts. Amanda Genovese finished 2-3 with a triple and her 57th stolen base of the season.

May 6, 2013
UPDATE! Softball returns to ECAC tournament as second seed, will start at 3 p.m.
The Judges will host Worcester State on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. If they advance, they will host the championship rounds of the tournament.

May 2, 2013
Softball falls to Babson in regular season finale, 3-0
Despite a great effort effort by Casey Ducinski in relief, Brandeis’ bats could not wake up against the Beavers.

May 2, 2013
Brandeis doubles teams earn All-UAA honors
No. 1 duo of Carley Cooke and Faith Broderick and the No. 3 tandem of Allyson Bernstein and Marissa Lazar were both honored as second-team All-UAA members by the conference coaches.

May 1, 2013
UMass Dartmouth spoils senior day triple play, 7-5
The Judges turned a triple play in the fourth inning and took the lead in the bottom of the frame, but the visitors used two big innings. The loss snapped Brandeis's five-game winning streak in the final game of their seven seniors.

May 1, 2013
Brenner claims back-to-back UAA Pitcher of the Week honors
Sophomore Kyle Brenner won four straight decisions to earn UAA Pitcher of the Week honors on April 22 and 29. He also was named to the April 30 D3baseball.com Team of the Week.

May 1, 2013
Brandeis softball swept by MIT, 2-1 & 10-2 (5 innings)
Sophomore center fielder Amanda Genovese swiped five more bases to move into fourth all time in Division III for stolen bases in a season with 56 but the Judges fell to the Engineers on the road

April 30, 2013
Baseball walks off with 3-2 win over MIT
Liam O'Connor singled home Chris Ferro, who had a one-out double, and Mike Swerdloff was fantastic with his fourth-straight complete game.

April 30, 2013
Genovese leads trio on All-UAA softball team
Sophomore CF Amanda Genovese was a first-team All-UAA selection, while senior Casey Ducinski and rookie Danielle Novotny were named to the second team.

April 29, 2013
Announcing the 2013 Brandeis Athletics Department Award Winners
Ten accomplished student-athletes were honored at the department's annual banquet. Learn more here!

April 28, 2013
Strong pitching from Brenner, Machado leads Brandeis past Trinity
Kyle Brenner and James Machado pitched a combined 11 innings of three-hit ball, leading the Judges past the Bantams in an afternoon doubleheader

April 28, 2013
Men's tennis finishes seventh at UAAs
After falling to WashU, 9-0, and NYU, 6-3, the men's tennis team finished the season on a positive note with a 6-3 win over Rochester to place seventh in the UAA.

April 28, 2013
Kramer wins 1,500m claim second UAA title of 2013
Alex Kramer captured his second UAA crown, while Vincent Asante in the 100 and the men's 4x800 meter relay were runners-up. Amelia Lundkvist was second for the Judges in the women's 1,500.

April 28, 2013
Genovese sets career steals record as Brandeis softball splits with ECSU
sophomore center fielder Amanda Genovese racked up three stolen bases to break Melissa Cagar's '11 career steals record as the Judges fell in the opener 3-0 and won the nightcap 7-3

April 27, 2013
Senior Casey Ducinski leads Brandeis softball to split with Bowdoin on Senior Day
On Senior Day, senior Casey Ducinski pitched the Judges to a 5-2 win in the second game of their double-header against Bowdoin as Brandeis split with the Polar Bears

April 27, 2013
Led by Cooke, Brandeis women's tennis finishes 5th at UAAs
The Judges defeated Rochester, 8-1, and Case, 5-4, to win the consolation bracket at the UAA tournament in Florida. Sophomore All-American Carley Cooke went 6-0 to lead the Judges to a fifth-place finish for the second year in a row.

April 26, 2013
Swerdloff dominates Salve Regina as baseball picks up 2-1 win
Behind a five-hit, 6-K performance from senior Mike Swerdloff and two RBI from Kyle Brenner, the Judges snapped SRU's 10-game winning streak.

April 25, 2013
Strong bullpen work helps Brandeis to 5-2 victory over Gordon College
The Judges did not allow a run after the first inning, battling back to defeat the Fighting Scots on Stein Diamond.

April 25, 2013
Softball splits 2-1 decisions with Worcester State
The Judges didn't allow an earned run in splitting a pair of pitchers' duels. Melissa Nolan improved to 9-3 with the win in the opener.

April 25, 2013
#24 women's tennis comes up just short against #10 WashU, 5-4, in UAA quarters
The Judges' top two players, sophomore Carley Cooke and senior Faith Broderick did their part, contributing three of the squad's four wins, but the Bears proved too deep at the bottom of the lineup.

April 24, 2013
Brandeis Baseball Falls at Bowdoin, 8-7
Four errors proved costly for the Judges as they lost in a non-conference matchup on the road.

April 24, 2013
Nikki Cote '15 featured in Brandeis Magazine
At an early age, Nikki Cote was told she wouldn't read beyond a fourth-grade level. Now a Brandeis sophomore, Cote has helped the softball team to an eighth-straight 20-win season. David Nathan reports.

April 24, 2013
Softball drops 6-2 decision to Babson in showdown of regionally-ranked squads
The Judges got the second career home run from Madison Sullivan to open the scoring, but the Beavers answered with a two-run blast in the next half inning to take the lead for good.

April 23, 2013
Men's tennis falls in regular-season finale, 8-1, at #20 MIT
Rookie Mitch Krems had the only point for the Judges against MIT in their final match before the UAA tournament in Florida.

April 22, 2013
Seniors star as men's tennis wraps home slate with 7-2 win over Clark
Steven Milo, David Yovanoff, Josh Jordan and Jon Ostrowsky all contributed points as the Judges defeated the Cougars in their next-to-last match before UAAs.

April 21, 2013
Women's tennis splits against Bowdoin, Holy Cross, on senior weekend for Broderick
On the final weekend of the regular season, the Brandeis women's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision at Bowdoin, but bounced back in senior Faith Broderick's final home match to defeat DI Holy Cross by the same score.

April 20, 2013
Brandeis Baseball Splits with Springfield
Junior 1B Dan Gad and sophomore starter Kyle Brenner led the Judges to a 4-3 win in game one before Brandeis fell 3-0 in the nightcap.

April 20, 2013
Men's tennis loses at No. 6 Bowdoin, 8-1
The Judges won at No. 1 doubles, where seniors Steven Milo and David Yovanoff were 8-6 winners. Milo dropped a third-set super tiebreaker at No. 1 singles.

April 20, 2013
Men's Track and Field Compete at the Fitchburg State and Larry Ellis Invitationals
Rookie Adam Berger delivered the top scoring performance for the Judges in the field while junior Ed Colvin and sophomore Michael Rosenbach contributed on the track

April 20, 2013
Women's Track and Field Compete at the Fitchburg State and Larry Ellis Invitationals
Senior Casey McGown led the way for the Judges, producing the top scoring performance at Fitchburg State

April 18, 2013
UPDATE, 4/18: Women's Rugby's Moore named to USA Rugby Junior All-America team
Despite playing her sport for less than two years, Brandeis junior LauraBen Moore was one of 38 players - out of nearly 160 who tried out - named to USA Rugby's Under-20 team.

April 18, 2013
Unearned runs cost Judges in 8-1 loss at Roger Williams
Dylan Britton allowed just three hits in seven innings of work, but two costly errors allowed the host Hawks to score three runs in the seventh, and another in the eighth opened the floodgates. Pat Seaward had a couple of hits for the Judges.

April 17, 2013
Milo wins at No. 1, but men's tennis falls to DI Bryant, 6-1
The Judges played under Division I rules against the Bulldogs, so at win at No. 3 doubles was discounted, but senior Steven Milo won two narrow sets at the top of the lineup.

April 17, 2013
Nolan claims UAA Hitter of the Week honors, April 15
After batting .500 and slugging .700, while also posting a 3-0 record with an 0.70 ERA, junior Melissa Nolan was honored by the UAA for the first time in her career.

April 16, 2013
Brenner keys Judges in split with JWU
In a rare mid-week doubleheader, the Judges took game one from the Wildcats behind an RBI and a complete-game shutout by sophomore Kyle Brenner. The Wildcats bounced back in the nightcap, 6-3.

April 14, 2013
Men's Tennis Falls to Trinity (Conn.), 8-1
Sophomore Alec Siegel and rookie Mitch Krems provided the Judges lone victory at No. 2 doubles.

April 14, 2013
#24 Women's tennis falls to #21 Trinity, 7-2
For the second time this season, the Judges fell to the Bantams by a 7-2 score. Carley Cooke avenged an earlier loss at #1 singles, while the #3 team of Bernstein and Lazar won for the second-straight match.

April 13, 2013
Britton, Swerdloff toss complete games as baseball splits with WPI
Dylan Britton got a 5-3 win in the opener with a seven-hitter, but Mike Swerdloff's five-hitter in the second game wasn't enough as the Judges fell to the Engineers, 2-1.

April 13, 2013
Kramer and Kern Turn in Top-Five Finishes at the Brown Springtime Invitational

April 13, 2013
Nolan powers softball to sweep of WPI, 3-2 and 4-1
Junior Melissa Nolan homered in the first game and tossed a four-hitter in the second to lead the Judges to their eighth-straight home win.

April 13, 2013
Bernstein wins twice, but #24 women's tennis drops 6-3 decision to #23 MIT
Junior Ally Bernstein rolled at No. 3 singles and doubles, but visiting MIT won 2 of 3 doubles and a couple of marathon matches at No. 1 and 4 singles to secure the win.

April 13, 2013
Farrington Leads Women's Track and Field at the Brown Springtime Invitational

April 11, 2013
In ECAC rematch, Judges and Endicott each win one
The Judges and Gulls met for the first time since 2012 ECAC tournament. Endicott took the opener, 8-1, Brandeis the nightcap, 4-2, in six innings.

April 10, 2013
Genovese, McCarthy claim UAA Hitter of the Week honors
Sophomore CF Amanda Genovese broke softball's single-season stolen base record with half of her schedule remaining, while 2B Tom McCarthy hit .562 with three RBI and four runs scored for the baseball team.

April 10, 2013
#26 women's tennis tops shorthanded #27 Wellesley, 9-0
The Brandeis women's tennis team rolled over their local rivals as only four members of the opposing roster were able to make it to Waltham.

April 9, 2013
Baseball suffers 9-5 defeat at the hands of Worcester State
Junior 3B Dominic Schwartz had two hits, including a double that allowed him to score two wild pitches later, but the Judges fell to the Lancers.

April 9, 2013
Softball splits with Wheaton on the road
The Judges' eight-game winning streak was halted in the opener, 3-2 in eight innings, but they bounced back with a 2-1 win in the nightcap. Melissa Nolan had an RBI and earned the win in Game Two.

April 8, 2013
UMass Dartmouth blanks Brandeis, 7-0
The Judges were held to seven hits by the Corsairs. Kyle Brenner went 2-4 with a double, while Mike Swerdloff suffered the loss despite allowing just three earned runs in 6.2 innings.

April 8, 2013
Judges win cross-town rivalry in men's tennis, 6-3
Behind multiple winners David Yovanoff and Mitch Krems, the men's tennis team knocked off cross-town rival Bentley. With the win, the Judges' record improved to 6-6.

April 7, 2013
Britton earns third win, O'Connor plates 3 in 10-6 win over Framingham State
With six innings of nine-hit ball, senior Dylan Britton improved to 3-2 on the season with win over the Rams. Liam O'Connor matched his career-best with three RBI, while Tommy McCarthy had four hits and a walk.

April 7, 2013
Genovese sets single-season steal record in sweep of Lasell
Sophomore CF Amanda Genovese led off each game with a single and proceeded to steal second. With her 32nd and 33rd thefts of the season, Genovese set a school record with 20 games left to play.

April 7, 2013
Women's tennis goes 2-1 at Nor'Easter Bowl with wins over Bates, Mary Washington
The 26th-ranked Judges fell to No. 24 Trinity in the opener, but bounced back with wins over the No. 29 Bobcats and No. 28 Eagles. Sophomore Simone Vandroff was 4-1 on the weekend.

April 5, 2013
Brandeis Judges to celebrate D3 Week, April 7-14
As the NCAA celebrates D3 Week starting this Sunday, in addition to a full slate of home contests, Brandeis SAAC, Student Events and Relay For Life are sponsoring two special events. Click here to learn more!

April 5, 2013
Brandeis Softball Sweeps Framingham State
Led by sophomore shortstop Anya Kamber, the Judges walked-off with a 6-5 win and an 11-3 mercy-rule victory over FSU

April 4, 2013
Errors costly as baseball falls to RIC, 8-5
Sophomore Kyle Brenner struck out a career-high eight hitters in 8.2 innings, but the Judges gave up five unearned runs in a loss to the Anchormen.

April 4, 2013
Coach Jessica Johnson earns her 200th coaching victory, as Brandeis wins two against UMass Boston
Brandeis coach Jessica Johnson earned her 200th and 201st career victories as the Judges downed the Beacons 6-4 and 5-3 on Marcus Field

April 3, 2013
Swerdloff sharp, bats awaken in 11-4 win over Endicott
The Judges had their highest run total since their season opener to bolster a strong outing by senior lefty Mike Swerdloff, who pitched 7.1 innings for his 10th career win.

April 2, 2013
Ducinski, Cooke, Krems claim April 1 UAA Athlete of the Week honors
Senior Casey Ducinski of the softball team and tennis players Carley Cooke for the women and Mitch Krems for the men were named UAA Athletes of the Week.

April 2, 2013
Brenner goes deep, but baseball drops home opener to Tufts, 5-3
Sophomore Kyle Brenner hit his first collegiate home run, but six Jumbo pitchers held the Judges at bay in the first game of the season on Gordon Field.

March 30, 2013
Colvin, Kramer pick up wins at Tufts in first outdoor meet of season
The Judges got wins from junior Ed Colvin in the 5K and senior Alex Kramer in the 1,500 in their spring debut at the Tufts Snowflake Classic. The men placed 11th and the women tied for 20th.

March 29, 2013
Amherst blanks baseball, 7-0
Chris Ferro had two of the Judges's seven hits, including a first-inning double, but the Lord Jeffs used a four-run third and three late runs to pick up the win.

March 29, 2013
Brandeis softball welcomes new team member via Team IMPACT
On Sunday, March 24, the Brandeis softball team welcomed its newest member, Christina Dangond, into the locker room. The Judges issued a locker and uniform number 1 to Christina, age 7, of Weston, through the efforts of Team IMPACT (http://www.goteamimpact.org/).

March 29, 2013
Softball rolls past Emerson, 10-1 and 12-4
Casey Ducinski earned wins in both ends of a twinbill with the Lions in Boston. She also homered, as did junior Melissa Nolan, who tossed two innings of one-hit ball in game 2.

March 28, 2013
Men's tennis comes indoors to rally past Babson, 6-3
Trailing 2-1 after doubles and with the six singles matches evenly split, rain forced the Judges and Beavers indoors, where Brandeis prevailed in 5 of 6 singles matches. Mitch Krems and Michael Secular were double winners.

March 27, 2013
Softball drops a pair at Wellesley in New England opener
The Judges fell to the Blue, 2-0 and 10-2, in their local debut. Amanda Genovese extended her hitting streak to 23 games dating back to last season (15 straight in 2013), while Cori Coleman went 3-3 in game two.

March 27, 2013
#23 women's tennis enjoys outdoor match with 8-1 win over Babson
Hitting the Rieger courts for the first time, the women's tennis team had little trouble with local rival Babson. Carley Cooke cruised to wins at No. 1 singles and doubles.

March 26, 2013
Baseball makes New England debut with 2-1 win over #20 WNE
Dylan Britton and Kyle Brenner combined for a six-hitter, while rookie Max Hart had two hits, including a double that led to his scoring the game-winning run as the Judges knocked off the No. 20 team in the d3baseball.com poll.

March 24, 2013
Brandeis fencing finishes 22nd at 2013 NCAA Championships
Rookie Caroline Mattos picked up one win on the final day of action to place 23rd in women's foil. The Judges' 19 points were 22nd among 25 schools, while sophomore Adam Mandel's 12th-place finish in men's sabre was second among Division III fencers.

March 23, 2013
Judges sweep Coast Guard in men's tennis action, 9-0
Seniors Steven Milo and Josh Jordan set the tone for a sweep of the Bears with an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles.

March 23, 2013
Mattos picks up two wins on Day 3 of NCAA Fencing championships
Rookie foil fencer Caroline Mattos, competing against the top fencers in the nation, suffered as many losses in one day as she did during the entirety of the dual-match season.

March 22, 2013
Mandel earns All-America honors on second day of NCAA Fencing championships
Sophomore Adam Mandel rallied with wins in his final four bouts to move from 18th to 12th place and into All-America honors. Junior Julian Cardillo finished in 22nd place in men's foil. The Judges were in 15th place after Day 2.

March 21, 2013
O'Connor named to UAA Baseball All-Tournament team
After finishing second in the UAA in hits, third in total bases and eighth in batting average, the Judges' center fielder was one of only two rookies named to the All-Tournament squad.

March 21, 2013
Men's fencers kick off 2013 NCAA championships
Junior Julian Cardillo posted two foil wins in the first three rounds of action, defeating foes from St. John's and North Carolina. Adam Mandel was 3-4 in his first round of sabre action, topping two foes from Penn and one from UNC.

March 21, 2013
Genovese named Co-MVP of UAA softball tournament
After leading the UAA in hits, batting average and stolen bases, 2012 UAA Rookie of the Year Amanda Genovese added to her league hardware.

March 16, 2013
Tufts fends off men's tennis, 5-4
The Judges nearly rallied from a 4-3 deficit, but the Jumbos prevailed in the final match at No. 5 singles. Senior Steven Milo was Brandeis's only double-winner on the afternoon, finishing the weekend at 3-1 overall.

March 16, 2013
Softball wraps up UAA tourney with 8-5 win over Case
Rookie Danielle Novotny had a two-run double in the Judges' six-run third inning, while sophomore Amanda Genovese tied the UAA record with her 13th stolen base of the tournament. Brandeis returns to New England at 7-6, 3-5 UAA.

March 16, 2013
#23 women's tennis outlasts #29 Bates, 5-4
Senior Faith Broderick was a double winner at No. 1 singles and doubles, junior Alexa Katz won a three-hour match at No. 2 singles and rookie Hannah Marion, seeing her first action of the season, clinched the match at No. 6.

March 15, 2013
Baseball Falls to Emory, 9-4
Despite 12 hits and a four-for-five afternoon from rookie CF Liam O'Connor, the Judges could not overcome the Eagles in UAA play

March 15, 2013
Figueroa '98 dominates, earns win for Puerto Rico against US in WBC
(photo from MLB) The Judges' most successful pro athlete continued to build his legacy with a six-inning, two-hit performance against the USA in the World Baseball Classic. Puerto Rico hung on to upset the Americans, 4-3, giving Figueroa the win.

March 15, 2013
Men's tennis drops 7-2 decision to #21 Bates
The Judges picked up a couple of wins at the top and bottom of the singles lineup, but two tough tiebreaker losses in doubles action helped the visiting Bobcats to victory.

March 15, 2013
Seventh innings key as softball falls to WashU, tops Rochester
The Judges surrendered seven runs in the seventh to fall to the No. 24 Bears, 11-7, but scored the game's only run in the last frame against the Yellowjackets as Casey Ducinski tossed a 1-0 one-hitter.

March 14, 2013
Case blanks baseball, 11-0
The Judges were limited to five hits over nine innings, falling to 2-4 in the UAA.

March 14, 2013
Ducinski shines, but Emory prevails, 3-0, in UAA action
Senior Casey Ducinski held the second-ranked Eagles to five hits in the circle and had two of her own at the plate, but the Judges couldn't convert in the third inning, while EU homered to lead off the fifth.

March 13, 2013
Baseball falls twice on fourth day of UAA tourney
The Judges fell behind by a large margin early in a 13-5 loss to Washington U., and battled back-and-forth with Emory before suffering an 8-6 loss to the defending UAA champs. Rookie Liam O'Connor had three hits and three RBI in the second contest.

March 13, 2013
Brandeis sends three fencers to NCAAs
Julian Cardillo will make his third-straight appearance in men's foil, while Caroline Mattos and Adam Mandel will make their debuts in women's foil and men's sabre.

March 13, 2013
Softball splits on second day of UAA tournament
The Judges rallied past Rochester, 7-6, but fell to Case, 10-2. Sophomore Amanda Genovese, who is ranked second nationally in stolen bases, added five more, generating the tying run against UR.

March 12, 2013
Baseball prevails over Case, 4-2, in 10 innings
Tommy McCarthy had his first career home run, Dylan Britton allowed one earned run in nine innings and Pat Seaward delivered the game-winning hit in the top of the 10th inning as the Judges moved to 2-1 in UAA play.

March 12, 2013
Softball falls to No. 4 Emory and No. 25 Washington on Day 1 of UAA tourney
The Judges fell to Emory, 16-7, and WashU, 14-6. Rookie Danielle Novotny went 4-4 with three RBI and a double in the opener, while Amanda Genovese had two hits and two steals in the nightcap.

March 11, 2013
Swerdloff, Fernandez pitch Judges past UR, 5-3, in UAA action
Senior lefty Mike Swerdloff tossed seven innings of five-hit ball, and sophomore righty Elio Fernandez earned his first career save as the Judges down the Yellowjackets with a four-run fourth.

March 10, 2013
Baseball suffers heartbreaker in UAA opener, 5-4, to WashU
Chris Ferro had a triple and and an RBI, while rookie Liam O'Connor had his second-straight three-hit game, but the Bears strung together three straight singles against Kyle Brenner in the bottom of the ninth to snap a 4-4 tie.

March 10, 2013
Four fencers reach finals at NCAA regionals
Julian Cardillo, Caroline Mattos and Adam Mandel are in good position for berths at the NCAA championships, while Jess Ochs-Willard is up for an at-large berth.

March 10, 2013
Softball suffers first loss of season, 8-2, against Haverford
Cori Coleman and Amanda Genovese each had an RBI, but the Judges were unable to overcome a fine pitching performance from the Fords.

March 9, 2013
Men's tennis falls to #14 Middlebury, 8-1
Number one doubles tandem of Steven Milo and Josh Jordan won a tight match, but the host Panthers took the other eight matches. The Judges drop to 3-4 on the season with all four losses coming to ranked teams.

March 9, 2013
Big sixth inning pushes softball past Salve Regina, 8-4
The Judges sent nine batters to the plate in a five-run sixth inning, snapping a 1-1 tie. Senior Casey Ducinski went 2-3 with a run scored and a two-run triple.

March 9, 2013
Women's tennis suffers 8-1 loss at No. 6 Middlebury
The top doubles team of Carley Cooke and Faith Broderick produced an 8-5 win, but the Panthers took the rest of the matches for the victory.

March 8, 2013
Kramer finishes 12th in mile at NCAAs
In a heat that saw first and sixth place separated by barely more than half a second, senior Alex Kramer missed qualifying for the finals by 0.32 seconds.

March 4, 2013
Kramer headed to NCAA championships
Senior Alex Kramer will represent the Judges at the 2013 NCAA Division III Men's Indoor Track and Field championships. He is seeded 10th in the mile run and will compete at North Central College in Illinois on March 8-9.

March 2, 2013
Men's tennis fends off Vassar in home opener, 5-4
With the match tied at 3-3, the lower three spots in the lineup each won three-set matches to give the Judges the win over the Brewers. Sophomore Alec Siegel rallied from a set down to clinch the win at No. 6.

February 27, 2013
Moton, Stoyle earn All-UAA honors for men's hoops; Dascy and Bartoldus hon. mention
A quartet of juniors were recognized by the University Athletic Association after the Judges' 17-8 season.

February 27, 2013
Cain named 2nd team All-UAA; Rodriguez, Dean honorable mention
Hannah Cain was the team's second-leading scorer and tops in rebounding in steals. Kasey Dean led the squad in scoring and assists, while Janelle Rodriguez scored 7.9 points per game in UAA games and had a 22-point performance.

February 24, 2013
Baseball returns north on positive note with 6-5 rally past RIT
Chris Ferro had a bases-clearing double with two out in the eighth inning to give the Judges the win.

February 24, 2013
Four earn All-UAA honors on second day of indoor track championships
Alex Kramer (mile run) and Vincent Asante (55m dash) won UAA titles, while Mik Kern (mile) and Kim Farrington (triple jump) were runners-up. The women finished sixth and the men were seventh in the team standings.

February 23, 2013
Baseball blanked by Augustana, 6-0
Colin Markel was effective in his second start of the season, but the Judges fell to the Vikings for the third straight game. Markel allowed just five hits and two runs over 6.1 innings.

February 23, 2013
Men's hoops suffers 59-57 loss in regular-season finale at NYU
The Judges erased a 10-point deficit, but couldn't hang on to the lead. They close the regular season at 17-8, 8-6 in the UAA and will be on the bubble for the NCAA tournament.

February 23, 2013
Fencers claim 2013 NEIFC title
Winning three of the six team weapon titles and a pair of individual crowns, the Brandeis fencers defended their home turf of the Gosman Center. Julian Cardillo won the men's foil and Adam Mandel took the men's saber title.

February 23, 2013
Men's tennis drops two to nationally-ranked squads to close California trip
The Judges were blanked by fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 9-0, and fell to Redlands, 8-1. Rookie Mitch Krems earned the win for the Judges at No. 4 singles, 6-3, 6-2, to finish 4-1on the trip.

February 23, 2013
Women close regular season on high note with 72-61 win at NYU
Behind 16 points from senior Erika Higginbottom, the Brandeis women completed their first sweep of the Violets since 2009-10. The Judges finish their season at 10-15, 4-10 UAA.

February 23, 2013
#22 women fall to #8 CMS, 9-0, and #24 Redlands, 7-2
The Judges closed their road trip to California with a 1-2 record after falling to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Redlands. Carley Cooke won at No. 1 and Alexa Katz at No. 6 in the loss to the Bulldogs.

February 23, 2013
Women's DMR claims title on first day of UAA championships
The unseeded team of Amelia Lundkvist, Casey McGown, Kelsey Whitaker and Victoria Sanford won the distance relay medley relay with a time of 12:12.91. Brittany Bell and Melissa Darling also scored points in the long jump for the women.

February 22, 2013
Baseball rallies twice versus Augustana before falling, 5-4
The Judges erased a pair of two-run deficits, but the Vikings scored an unearned run without a hit in the ninth to take a second-straight one-run win. Kyle Brenner went 2-3 with a two-run double for Brandeis.

February 22, 2013
Softball rallies past Union, 8-7, in eight innings
Sophomore CF Anya Kamber scored the tying run in the seventh and knocked in the winning run in the eighth as the Judges overcame a six-run deficit to defeat the Dutchwomen.

February 21, 2013
Judges on wrong side of 3-2 pitcher's duel with Augustana (Ill.)
Sophomore 3B Rob Trenk went 2-4 with a double and a run scored, but baseball came up just short against the Vikings in Game 3 of their Florida trip.

February 21, 2013
Brandeis softball opens with sweep of Castleton State, 8-0 and 1-0
Rookie Danielle Novotny made an immediate impact, going 6-for-8 with two RBI, two runs scored, a double and a triple in a DH sweep of the Spartans.

February 20, 2013
Tennis teams sweep Chapman
The #22 women routed the Panthers, 7-2, while the men edged their hosts, 5-4, taking four of six singles points. Carley Cooke starred at No. 1 for the women and Steven Milo did the same for the men.

February 19, 2013
Baseball drops pitchers' duel at NAIA Southeastern (Fla.), 4-1
Despite outhitting the Fire, 7-6, the Judges were unable to take advantage, hitting into three double plays in the early innings. Junior Dan Gad had Brandeis's lone RBI.

February 19, 2013
Men's tennis falls to #11 Cal Lutheran, 8-1
Rookie Mitch Krems - playing in his hometown of Thousand Oaks, Calif. - picked up Brandeis's lone victory at No. 5 singles as the Judges recorded evened at 1-1.

February 18, 2013
Baseball pounds NAIA Warner (Fla.), 12-3, in season opener
The top five hitters in the lineup all had at least two hits as the Judges staked starter Colin Markel to a 6-1 lead by batting around in the fifth inning.

February 18, 2013
Men's tennis rallies for 5-4 win at Occidental
The Judges overcame a 4-2 deficit by winning at first, second and sixth singles to defeat the Tigers in the dual-match opener for both squads. Senior Josh Jordan clinched the comeback at No. 2.

February 17, 2013
Men fall to #17 WashU on Senior Day, 76-60
The Judges fell despite 17 points from Youri Dascy, as the Bears owned a plus-19 edge on the glass.

February 17, 2013
Brandeis Women's Basketball comes up short on Senior Day against #13 Wash. U, 62-57
Despite a career game from sophomore guard Hannah Cain and 50% shooting from the field, the Judges could not upset the Bears at Red Auerbach Arena

February 16, 2013
Fabian sets record in 1,650 as swimmers place eighth at UAAs
Sophomore Max Fabian lowered his own school record in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 16:13.83, finishing fourth, just out of All-UAA contention.

February 16, 2013
Four earn All-New England Division III honors for indoor track and field
Vincente Asante, Mik Kern and Alex Kramer scored points for the Judges at the men's meet at Bates, while Kim Farrington was a scorer at the women's meet at Southern Maine.

February 15, 2013
Stoyle shines again as men complete sweep of Chicago, 75-56
After missing his previous two games, Alex Stoyle missed just two shots against the Maroons, hitting 10-of-12 overall and 4-of-5 from deep to finish with 28 points, a career-high.

February 15, 2013
Fabian, Luk reach earn points for men's swimming at UAAs
Max Fabian and Brian Luk each finished in the top 24 at the UAA championships, the first Brandeis individuals to score at the conference meet since 2010.

February 15, 2013
Rodriguez's career night leads Judges to 68-50 victory over Chicago in UAA play
22 points from junior guard Janelle Rodriguez along with 10 from senior forward Erika Higginbottom and a strong supporting cast gave Brandeis a wire-to-wire win at Red Auerbach Arena

February 15, 2013
Cruz, Spicer pace Brandeis women on Day 3 of UAA swimming
Lauren Cruz in the 100 back and Holly Spicer in the 100 breaststroke each finished 21st in their respective events.

February 12, 2013
Men finish second, women third at Beanpot Tournament
Adam Mandel was 8-1 and Jess Ochs-Willard 7-2 in saber action as the Judges defeated MIT (15-12) and BC (14-13).

February 10, 2013
Shorthanded men fall at Case, 56-47
Despite 16 points and 11 rebounds from Youri Dascy - including his first career 3-pointer - the Judges were unable to overcome the lack of three players who average more than nine points per game.

February 10, 2013
Slow start costs women at Case, 50-36
The Judges held Case Western Reserve to 30.6% shooting, but were only able to hit on 19.7% as the they missed their first 12 shots in each half. Senior Angela Miller had 10 points in eight minutes to lead Brandeis.

February 8, 2013
Men come back from 13 down with 4:00 to play to defeat CMU, 73-68
The Judges got 19 points from Derek Retos, 18 from Jay Freeman and 16 from Youri Dascy as they outscored the Tartans, 25-7, down the stretch.

February 8, 2013
Mid-game cold stretch dooms women at CMU, 58-50
The Judges got 12 points from Erika Higginbottom and 11 from Hannah Cain, but it wasn't enough to overcome a 10-minute cold stretch to end the first half and a slow start to the second.

February 5, 2013
Mattos, Stoyle named UAA Athletes of the Week
Caroline Mattos of the women's fencing team and Alex Stoyle of men's basketball took home weekly UAA honors for their sports.

February 3, 2013
#25 men can't quite complete comeback against #1 Rochester, 66-59
The Judges cut a 14-point deficit to one with six minutes left, but couldn't get over the hump. Alex Stoyle had another terrific second half with all of his 15 points and seven rebounds after getting two quick fouls in the first.

February 3, 2013
Men's fencing posts 4-2 record at Sollee Invite with win over NYU
Rookie epee Ari Feingersch and sophomore saber had the team's top overall records at 9-4, while junior Julian Cardillo was 11-7 in foil The meet was highlighted by a 17-10 win over UAA rival NYU.

February 3, 2013
Tremendous defensive performance leads women past UR, 62-49
The Judges held visiting Rochester to just 27 percent from the field while connecting on 43 percent themselves. Janelle Rodriguez had 11 of her game-high 13 in the second half.

February 3, 2013
Women's fencing tops NYU, goes 3-3 at Sollee Invitational
Rookie foil Caroline Mattos and senior sabre Zoe Messinger were each 11-4 on the afternoon as the Judges split their six matches at MIT. The highlight was a 15-12 win over UAA rival NYU.

February 2, 2013
Brandeis swimming and diving excels in senior meet
The Brandeis swimming and diving teams celebrated the squad's five seniors during a non-scoring meet against Regis College.

February 1, 2013
Stoyle's big night leads #25 men over Emory, 72-67
Junior Alex Stoyle had his first career double-double with 27 points and 13 rebounds, both career-highs, as the Judges avenged a loss from a week earlier.

February 1, 2013
Women fall to 16th-ranked Emory in UAA action, 66-52
Despite some balanced scoring by guards Hannah Cain, Kasey Dean, and Samantha Mancinelli, the Judges could not overcome a strong Eagles defense and poor first half shooting.

January 30, 2013
Messinger, Berman claim UAA Fencer of the Week honors
Senior saberist Zoe Messinger for the women and sophomore foilist Noah Berman of the men were recognized for their performances at this weekend's Northeast Fencing Conference meet.

January 28, 2013
Jan. 28 Hoopsville with guest Brian Meehan!
Men's basketball head coach Brian Meehan appeared on the Jan 28 edition of the Hoopsville podcast over at d3hoops.com. Here is a link to the archive of that episode.

January 27, 2013
#19 men's upset bid at #2 Rochester falls just short, 69-65
21 points each from Ben Bartoldus and Gabriel Moton were not enough to overcome 36 from UR's John DiBartolomeo, who scored 19 point from the free throw line, taking more foul shots than the entire Brandeis team.

January 27, 2013
Women break out of scoring slump but fall to UR, 72-58
The Brandeis women matched their scoring output from the previous two games in the first half and put three players in double figures, but it wasn't enough to overcome four Rochester player with 10 or more.

January 26, 2013
Men's fencing goes 4-1 at second NFC meet with comeback win over BC
The Judges picked up wins over Tufts, Vassar and Dartmouth in addition to their 14-13 victory over the Eagles. They also fell to host Brown.

January 26, 2013
Brandeis falls to WPI despite triple winners Fabian, Cruz
The Brandeis men's and women's swimming and diving teams fell to WPI earlier today despite strong individual performances from sophomore Max Fabian and rookie Lauren Cruz.

January 26, 2013
Women go 4-2 at second Northeast Fencing Conference meet
The Judges edged Tufts and Vassar but rolled past Smith and Dartmouth while suffering losses at the hands of host Brown and BC.

January 25, 2013
#19 men see seven-game winning streak snapped at Emory, 69-55
After two straight games rallying from a halftime deficit on the road, the Judges couldn't pull a trifecta in Atlanta, suffering their first defeat of 2013. Gabriel Moton had 14 points to lead Brandeis.

January 25, 2013
Senior Mik Kern Leads the Way for Brandeis at the Terrier Classic
Senior distance runner Mik Kern lowered his personal best in the mile-run as he moved into second place in the UAA

January 25, 2013
Offensive woes continue as women fall to #18 Emory, 59-28
Junior Janelle Rodriguez accounted for half of the Judges' offense with 14 points, a career-high.

January 25, 2013
Distance Runners Lead the Way for the Judges at the Terrier Classic
Rookie Kelsey Whitaker turned in Brandeis' best performance in the 1,000-meter race while juniors Victoria Sanford and Amelia Lundkvist had strong races in the 1-mile run.

January 23, 2013
Retos earns ECAC Division III New England Player of the Week honors
After his explosive second half at WashU and his move up the career 3-pointer list, junior sharpshooter Derek Retos earned ECAC honors.

January 23, 2013
Women's fencing downs Wellesley, 20-7
The Judges picked up 8-1 victories in foil and saber while edging the Blue in epee, 5-4. Rookies Emilia Dwyer and Annette Kim each went 3-0 in foil action.

January 22, 2013
Men crack D3hoops.com Top 25
The Brandeis men's basketball team is 19th in Division III in the latest edition of the rankings. The Judges are coming off a road sweep of Chicago and Washington University that is just the sixth in UAA history.

January 20, 2013
Brandeis men knock off #13 WashU, 67-62, to complete Midwest sweep
For just the second time ever, the Judges won in both Chicago and St. Louis in the same season. Derek Retos scored all of his game-high 23 points in the second half, while Gabriel Moton hit the game-winning trifecta with 1:19 left.

January 20, 2013
#7 WashU women down Judges, 60-28
Brandeis had a fine defensive showing against the Bears, but they had their lowest scoring game in 15 years on the other end of the floor.

January 19, 2013
Luk a triple winner, but men's swimming falls at Trinity, 159-102
The Judges won five races, with three wins coming from rookie Brian Luk and two by sophomore Max Fabian in a loss to the Bantams.

January 19, 2013
Cruz wins, but women's swimming drops 180-77 decision at Trinity
Junior Lauren Cruz won the 500 free and senior Holly Spicer had a pair of second-place finishes for the Judges in breaststroke events, but the hosts lost just the one event all day.

January 18, 2013
Men overcome 10-point halftime deficit to defeat Chicago, 59-55
Gabriel Moton had seven of his game-high 14 early in the stanza, while Alex Stoyle had eight late as the Judges matched their win total from 2011-12.

January 18, 2013
Women drop UAA road opener, 73-61, at Chicago
Despite 14 points from Erika Higginbottom, the Judges couldn't hang on to an early seven-point lead in the Windy City.

January 15, 2013
Kramer earns second UAA Athlete of the Week honor
After running the top-ranked time in the UAA in the mile run at the Dartmouth Relays, senior Alex Kramer claimed his second AOW honor of 2012-13.

January 13, 2013
Men shoot lights out in 77-58 win over Case
The Judges connected on a season-high 59 percent (26-44) including 14-of-19 in the second half. Gabriel Moton and Derek Retos each had 17 points to lead Brandeis to 12-2 overall, 3-0 in the UAA.

January 13, 2013
Brandeis Women's Basketball Furious Rally in the Closing Minutes Falls Short in 50-46 loss to Case Western in UAA action
Despite strong performances by senior forward Samantha Anderson and sophomore guard Hannah Cain, the Judges could not complete the comeback in the final seconds.

January 11, 2013
Kalilou comes off the bench to lead men past CMU, 69-62
Ishmael Kalilou scored a career-high 16 points in just 14 minutes off the bench as the Judges improve to 2-0 in the UAA and 11-2 overall.

January 11, 2013
Fabian paces men's swimming and diving to first win since 2010
With wins in the distance freestyle events, sophomore Max Fabian helped the Judges to a 158-124 win over Bridgewater State University in a double-dual meet at Boston College.

January 11, 2013
Second half rally falls short as Carnegie Mellon defeats Brandeis, 65-60
Rookie Niki Laskaris hit three of the Judges' season-high 10 3-pointers, but the Judges could not overcome a 13-point second half deficit and fell 65-60 in UAA action.

January 5, 2013
Men rally past NYU, 65-59
Alex Stoyle was perfect in the second half, hitting all five attempts, including three 3-pointers, en route to a career-high 16 points. He also grabbed a team-high six rebounds.

January 5, 2013
Anderson rallies women past NYU, 63-60, in UAA opener
Senior Samantha Anderson scored all 12 of her points in the final 6:16 of the contest as the Judges overcame a four-point deficit. Kasey Dean also had a career-high 16 in the effort.

December 31, 2012
Women close 2012 slate with 63-43 win over Husson
The Judges forced a season-high 34 turnovers, 23 coming on steals, to close the non-conference season at 6-5. Janelle Rodriguez had a career-high seven thefts, including six in the first half.

December 29, 2012
Men take 9-2 record into UAA play after 85-68 win at Bates
Gabriel Moton (21 points, 12 rebounds), Derek Retos (19 points, 5-5 3-pointers) and Alex Stoyle (14 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists) led the way as the Judges closed non-conference play for the '12-'13 campaign.

December 18, 2012
Brandeis has 28 named to UAA Silver Anniversary Team
Twenty-eight alumni - including five Hall of Famers and nine former Most Valuable Player or Most Outstanding Performer award winners - were named the University Athletic Association's 25-Year teams.

December 18, 2012
UPDATE, Dec. 18: Ocel earns three All-America awards
Sam Ocel is the sixth player in Brandeis history named an All-American and first since 1996. He was a third-team selection by the NSCAA and a first-team honoree by D3soccer.com. Ocel also earned second-team Scholar All-America honors from the NSCAA, along with classmate Joe Eisenbies.

December 11, 2012
Four earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors for Dec. 10
Vincent Asante and Amelia Lundkvist were honors for track and field, Max Fabian and Holly Spicer for swimming and diving.

December 11, 2012
Trapasso helps men fend off Framingham State, 66-56, in last game of semester
Senior Anthony Trapasso scored 10 points in the second half to finish with a career-high-tying 16 as the Judges kept the Rams at bay throughout the second half.

December 11, 2012
Best shooting night of season sends women past Simmons, 69-37
The Judges connected on 32-of-63 (50.8%) to cruise past the Sharks. Kasey Dean scored 10 of her game-high 12 points in the first half.

December 8, 2012
Moton scores 21, but men's seven-game winning streak snapped at #10 Amherst, 76-64
Junior guard Gabriel Moton led the Judges with his third double-double of the season (21 points, 10 rebounds), but the Judges never overcame an early 7-0 deficit.

December 8, 2012
Men's swimming just misses first win of season at Clark
The Judges won 11 of 16 events, including three wins each from Max Fabian and Padraig Murphy, but the Cougars' depth prevailed, 138-128.

December 8, 2012
Cold start to second half dooms women against RWU
The Judges missed their first 10 shots in the second half as the Hawks took a 54-47 decision. Nicolina Vitale had a season-high eight points off the bench, trailing only Hannah Cain's 11 for Brandeis.

December 7, 2012
Brandeis puts five on All-New England Soccer squads
Dara Spital and Alec Spivack were honored for the women and Joe Eisenbies, Sam Ocel and Lee Russo for the men.

December 7, 2012
Asante, Kern lead men at Poyau Invitational
Senior Mik Kern turned in the third-fastest time in the mile run in Division III this season, while Vincent Asante won the 55-meter dash with a pr and the sixth-best time in DIII.

December 7, 2012
Women's track places fifth at Poyau Invitational
The Judges scored 44 points with senior Brittany Bell scoring in two events and rookie Kelsey Whitaker and junior Amelia Lundkvist finishing second in the 1,000 and the mile.

December 6, 2012
Coven named NSCAA New England Division III Coach of the Year
After leading the men's soccer team to and 18-3-1 record and spot in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, Mike Coven was named New England Coach of the Year.

December 6, 2012
Brandeis women hand Endicott first defeat, 59-48
The Brandeis women held the visiting Gulls to 29% shooting, while improving their own shooting by 20 percentage points in the second half to take the win. Hannah Cain led the Judges with 11 points, six in the second half.

December 5, 2012
Torrid second half leads men past MCLA, 86-65
Juniors Alex Stoyle and Youri Dascy combined to score 25 points in the second half as the Judges shot 65.4% from the field to pull away from the Trailblazers.

December 5, 2012
Spital named third-team All-American
Sophomore Dara Spital is the fifth Brandeis women's soccer All-American after scoring game-winning goals in eight of the Judges' 16 wins.

December 4, 2012
Kramer, Mandel named UAA Athletes of the Week, Dec. 3
Senior Alex Kramer ran Division III's fastest time in the mile, while sophomore Adam Mandel went 7-1 at fencing's Invitational.

December 4, 2012
Retos shoots lights out against Lasers in 72-56 win
For the second game in a row, junior Derek Retos hit seven 3-pointers, tying a career-high with 28 points as the Judges defeated Lasell on the road.

December 3, 2012
Corsairs sink Judges, 50-49, with late rally
Junior Kasey Dean scored in double figures for the second-straight game with 12 points, but the Brandeis women were held to just one field goal over the final 6:46 in the one-point loss.

December 2, 2012
Mattos and Mandel lead the Men's and Women's Fencing squads at the Brandeis Invitational
Rookie Caroline Mattos was the top performer for the Judges securing 11 wins for the foil squad

December 1, 2012
Retos finds the range in 77-62 win over Becker
The junior guard hit seven 3-pointers and scored 20 of his 23 points in the second half as the Judges defeated the Hawks on the road.

December 1, 2012
Fabian lowers record in 1,000 free as swimmers fall to Wesleyan
The sophomore transfer knocked another second and a half off his school mark, while rookie Brian Luk had a win and two seconds for the Judges.

December 1, 2012
Women get back on track with 71-53 win at Daniel Webster
Three different starters scored in double figures, including Kasey Dean's career-high 13 points as the Judges led wire-to-wire.

December 1, 2012
Farrington, Kramer lead the way at Carisella Invitational
Seniors Kim Farrington, who was second in the triple jump, and Alex Kramer, who was fourth in the mile run, led the women's and men's indoor track teams in their season debut.

November 28, 2012
Moton named UAA Player of the Week
After averaging 19.3 points, seven rebounds and five assists in three wins, junior guard Gabriel Moton was named UAA Player of the Week for the first time.

November 27, 2012
Four reach double figures in 67-58 win over Clark
Youri Dascy (17 p, 11 r) had his seventh career double-double and Gabriel Moton (13 p, 10 r) had his second as the Judges held off the Cougars. Alex Stoyle (14 p) and Ben Bartoldus (12 p) also reached double digits in scoring.

November 27, 2012
Brandeis Women's Basketball falls to 16th-ranked Emmanuel College 62-46
Despite 10 points off the bench from sophomore guard Mikaela Garvin, the Judges could not overcome a poor shooting night and fell to their third straight ranked team

November 25, 2012
Moton earns MVP honors as Judges claim third N.E. Big Four Challenge in four years
Gabriel Moton followed up his double-double with 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists in the Judges' 78-61 win over Salem State. Alex Stoyle, with nine points and nine boards, also earned All-Tourney honors.

November 25, 2012
Judges fall to No. 17 Tufts women, 70-32
Brandeis couldn't overcome a tough shooting performance in the first half as they fell to the Jumbos. Angela Miller had seven points, a career-high.

November 24, 2012
Moton (28 p, 10 r, 4 a) leads men to Big Four Challenge title game
The Judges roared past Tufts, 84-69, as Gabriel Moton had his first career double-double. He scored 10 of the Judges 12 points in a second-half run that blew open a three-point game.

November 20, 2012
Brandeis Men's Basketball Blows Out UMass-Dartmouth 87-59 in Home Opener
Every active Brandeis player participated in the contest as 14 different Judges got on the scoreboard, led by junior guard Ben Bartoldus who tallied a team-high 14 points.

November 20, 2012
Women's hoops suffers first loss of season, 53-52, to No. 22 Babson
The Judges and Beavers saw the lead change hands 13 times. Kasey Dean hit a big late 18-footer, but the Beavers prevailed with one last drive to the hoop.

November 18, 2012
Women's hoops rolls past Springfield, 50-38, to claim Invitational title
Hannah Cain claimed MVP honors after averaging seven rebounds, 6.5 points, five assists and two steals in the two contests.

November 18, 2012
Most successful season in women's soccer history comes to close with 2-0 loss in Elite Eight
The Judges surrendered an early goal to No. 10 Misericordia and could not overcome the deficit, as their campaign comes to a close with a 16-5-2 record.

November 17, 2012
Men's hoops drops nailbiter to RIC in season opener, 48-46
In a defensive struggle, the host Anchormen kept a rally by the Judges at bay. Youri Dascy led Brandeis with nine points, while Derek Retos and Ben Bartoldus had eight each.

November 17, 2012
Men's soccer season comes to a close with 1-0 loss to Williams in Sweet 16
The Judges' 18-3-1 season is the second-most wins in school history, as a 63rd-minute goal was the difference despite a 15-10 shooting advantage for Brandeis.

November 17, 2012
Garvin keys Judges 89-45 season-opening win over Mitchell
Sophomore Mikaela Garvin had a career-high 16 points, leading a cadre of 13 Brandeis players who got into the scoring column.

November 17, 2012
Mattos, Mandel take home UAA honors again after first NFC Meet of the season
The Brandeis women went 5-1, while the men were 3-2. Caroline Mattos and Adam Mandel won UAA Fencer of the Week honors for the second week in a row.

November 17, 2012
One Step Away! Spital scores twice to lead women past Cortland State
With two first-half goals against Cortland State, sophomore Dara Spital has the Brandeis women's soccer team one win away from the Final Four. The Judges take on Misericordia for a berth in San Antonio.

November 16, 2012
2012-13 Brandeis Men's and Women's Basketball Preview
Here's what to look forward to as your Judges basketball squads gear up for their 2012-13 seasons.

November 16, 2012
Brandeis soccer coaches meet the camera
Ryan Scura of the Office of Communcations produced this terrific video featuring coaches Coven and Dallamora and Zoe Siegel of women's soccer in anticipation of the Sweet 16

November 15, 2012
On to the Sweet 16: Men's and Women's Soccer Preview
For the first time, both Brandeis soccer teams have advanced past the first weekend of NCAA tournament play. Learn more about their path here!

November 13, 2012
Fan buses available for Sweet 16 Soccer action!
If you want to follow the Judges to Amherst or Ithaca, the Department of Athletics can help. Click the headline for details!

November 11, 2012
Ocel does it again! Men get past Vassar, 1-0, on goal with 29.4 seconds left
Sam Ocel's dramatic game-winner came with the clock winding down. It was his 13th goal of the season, nine of which have won the contest. The Judges will meet Williams in the Sweet 16 next Saturday at Amherst.

November 11, 2012
Sweet 16 bound! Women blank Lasell, 3-0, to advance to second weekend of NCAA play
Six different players scored points, including the game-winner by Sapir Edalati in the 13th minute, as the Brandeis women defeated the Lasers for the second time this season. The Judges will face Cortland State in the third round Saturday at Ithaca.

November 10, 2012
Ocel tallies twice as Judges move on to second round
With two goals in the first 13 minutes, UAA MVP Sam Ocel helped men's soccer to its first NCAA tournament win since 1984, 2-0, over Baruch. Up next, the winner of Tufts-Vassar tomorrow at 5 p.m.

November 10, 2012
Fabian leads Judges against Providence, Bentley
The Brandeis Swimming and Diving teams dropped a pair of dual meets this weekend despite several standout individual performances.

November 10, 2012
Men's x-country finishes 13th at New Englands
Ed Colvin finished 50th out of 351 runners to place the Judges, while seniors Mik Kern and Alex Kramer were second and third on the squad in their final collegiate cross country races.

November 10, 2012
Isaacson's overtime goal lifts Judges past Union in NCAA first-round action.
AMHERST, Mass. – Sara Isaacson scored two minutes into overtime to lift the Brandeis University women’s soccer team to a 2-1 triumph over Union College in NCAA first-round action Saturday at Hitchcock Field.

November 10, 2012
Judges fall in ECAC Championship, finish in second place
Western New England University defeated the Brandeis University volleyball team 3-1 to clinch the ECAC Championship. Set scores were 25-16, 17-25, 25-17 and 25-21. Western New England's Inna Sergeychik was named the tournament’s most valuable player.

November 10, 2012
Volleyball heads to ECAC finals with sweep of Salve Regina
Yael Einhorn had 32 assists, five kills and five digs while running the offense to a .269 hitting percentage as the Judges held off the Seahawks, 25-17, 25-23, 25-20.

November 10, 2012
Lundkvist has top performance for women at New Englands
Sophomore Amelia Lundkvist improved more than 20 spots and took 34 seconds off her time from the regional meet a year ago. The Judges were 16th as a team.

November 9, 2012
Spital, Spivack earn first- and second-team All-UAA honors
In addition to forward Dara Spital and midfielder/back Alec Spivack, both sophomores from Miami, the Judges' formidable defense was recognized with honorable mentions for backs Emma Eddy and Kelly Peterson.

November 9, 2012
Brandeis Women's Volleyball Cruises to ECAC Semifinals with a Sweep of Albertus Magnus
Led by 16 kills from sophomore outside hitter Liz Hood and a season-high .487 attacking percentage, the Judges moved on to the semifinals of the ECAC tournament

November 8, 2012
Ocel, Coven and staff earn top accolades from UAA
Sam Ocel is the first Judges to earn UAA men's soccer MVP honors since 1994, while Mike Coven's second career UAA Coach Staff of the Year is shared with Gabe Margolis, Tim Murray and Ari Silver '12.

November 8, 2012
Hood, Bernaiche earn post-season accolades from AVCA, UAA
Sophomore outside hitter Liz Hood and classmate Elsie Bernaiche, a libero, both earned All-New England honorable mention honors from the AVCA. Hood was also an All-UAA honorable mention.

November 7, 2012
NCAA Men's Soccer Brandeis Regional Headquarters

November 7, 2012
Top seed! Volleyball claims No. 1 spot in ECAC New England tournament, Nov. 9
Wednesday night's ECAC Volleyball quarterfinal match has been postponed because of the inclement weather. It will be made up on Friday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

November 5, 2012
NCAA Bound! Men's soccer will host Baruch in first round on Sat., Nov. 10
The Judges return to he Big Dance for the first time since 1985 on the heels of their 16-2-1 regular season and UAA Co-Championship.

November 5, 2012
Back to the Big Dance! Women's soccer earns at-large NCAA bid, will face Union on Nov. 10
The Judges finished with a 13-4-2 record and are back in the NCAA for the second time in three years. They will travel to Amherst, Mass., to take on Union College in the opening round on Nov. 10 at a time to be announced.

November 3, 2012
Mandel and Ochs-Willard medal in men's saber at 2012 Big One
At the season opener, sophomores Adam Mandel and Jess Ochs-Willard earned silver and bronze, joining Caroline Matos of the women, who took gold in foil action.

November 3, 2012
#17 Men's soccer tops NYU, 1-0, claims share of first UAA title
With Sam Ocel's 10th goal of the campaign coming in the 68th minute, the Brandeis men finish the regular season at 16-2-1, 4-2-1 in the UAA, earning a share of the 2012 conference title. They await Monday's NCAA tournament selection.

November 3, 2012
Luk a triple winner as swimmers fall to Roger Williams
Rookie Brian Luk won the 100 and 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly events with a pair of personal bests. Max Fabian for the men and Holly Spicer and Fay Laborio were two-time winners for the Judges.

November 3, 2012
Spital leads women past NYU, 3-0, as Judges wrap regular season at 13-4-2
Dara Spital had a pair of first-half goals, giving her 12 for the season, as the Brandeis women won their final regular-season game over NYU. The Judges await their postseason fate on Monday!

November 2, 2012
Volleyball places seventh at UAAs with losses to Chicago and Rochester
Despite a pair of double-doubles by junior setter Yael Einhorn, the Brandeis volleyball team dropped both of its matches at the 2012 UAA tournament to finish the regular season at 19-13. No seventh-place match will be played as NYU dropped out of the tournament.

November 1, 2012
Russo, Ocel named to Capital One Academic All-District Men's Soccer Team
The two leading scorers on the Brandeis men's soccer team have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District teams and are eligible for Academic All-America honors.

October 28, 2012
#17 Judges can't get past #6 CMU on Senior Day
Tyler Savonen scored first, but the Tartans' two goals came less than three minutes apart to snap Brandeis's five-match winning streak.

October 28, 2012
Brandeis Women's Soccer falls to 21st-ranked Carnegie Mellon on Senior Day
After celebrating seniors Francine Kofinas and Zoe Siegel, the Judges fell 4-0 to the 21st-ranked Tartans

October 27, 2012
Colvin earns All-UAA honors for men's x-country
The 2010 Rookie of the Year finished in ninth place to claim second-team All-UAA honors, just four seconds off the first team.

October 27, 2012
Brandeis Women's Volleyball Defeats Keene State and Westfield State in their last two matches at the Judges Classic
On Senior Day, Becca Fisher, Lauren Berens, and Susan Sun won their last two home matches at the Judges Classic

October 27, 2012
Sanford leads women at UAAs with 21st-place finish
The Judge junior improved 40 places and took two minutes off her time from the UAA meet a year ago.

October 26, 2012
Feather and Ocel connect twice to lead #17 men past Emory, 3-1
The Judges reached the 15-win plateau for the seventh time in school history and the first time in the regular season since 1997 thanks to Kyle Feather and Sam Ocel.

October 26, 2012
Brandeis Women's Soccer Breaks School Shutout Record while Blanking Top-Ranked Emory in a 0-0 2OT Draw
Behind strong efforts from senior goalie Francine Kofinas and sophomore keeper Michelle Savuto, the Judges held #1 Emory without a goal for the first time all year while earning the team's school-record 12th shutout this season

October 26, 2012
Spicer has two-top eights at Mini UAA Meet
Senior Holly Spicer placed fifth in the 200 breaststroke and seventh in the 100 at the Mini UAA meet at Rochester.

October 26, 2012
Volleyball opens Judges Classic with sweep of Lasell
Liz Hood had 11 kills, while Carly Gutner-Davis had a career-high 10 as the Judges defeated the Lasers, 25-21, 25-13, 25-7.

October 23, 2012
Bill McKenna, inaugural Hall of Famer, dies at 79
Bill McKenna, the first All-American in Brandeis athletics history who went on to play football professionally in Canada, passed away on Oct. 18.

October 23, 2012
#17 Brandeis Men's Soccer Cruises Past Mount Ida, 5-0
Junior midfielder Kyle Feather a goal in each half and an assist to lead the Judges attack.

October 23, 2012
Women wrap non-conference slate with 3-1 win over Lasell
Rookie Mathilde Robinson's 63rd minute goal was the game-winner, the first of her career, and came on her birthday!

October 20, 2012
BUSDT returns to action against Wheaton
The Judges won 15 events between the men and women, including a school record in the 1000-meter freestyle by sophomore Max Fabian, in their first home meet since 2008.

October 20, 2012
Volleyball goes 2-1 at Hall of Fame Invitational
The Judges defeated Bridgewater State, 3-0, and Smith, 3-2, but fell to Middlebury in three sets in between. Sophomore Liz Hood earned All-Tournament honors.

October 18, 2012
Spivack score stands up as women blank Lesley, 1-0, to tie shutout record
Sophomore Alec Spivack's 34th-minute free kick was the difference, while Francine Kofinas and Michelle Savuto each had one save in the Judges' 11th shutout of the season.

October 17, 2012
#18 men rally past Springfield, 3-1
Juniors Steve Salazar and Kyle Feather accounted for the game-tying and winning goals as the Judges overcame a one-goal deficit for the fourth time this season.

October 14, 2012
#9 men's soccer bounces back with 2-1 win at WashU
Seniors Sam Ocel and Lee Russo once again contributed the goals as the Judges rebounded from their first defeat of the season for their first win over the Bears since 2002.

October 14, 2012
Late goal helps #5 WashU women upend #20 Judges, 2-1
Junior Kelly Peterson scored an equalizer early in the second half, but the Bears netted the game-winner in the 71st minute to hand the Judges a second-straight defeat.

October 14, 2012
Volleyball finishes UAA Round Robin at 1-6 after falling to Emory and CMU
The Judges couldn't overcome the fifth-ranked Eagles or the host Tartans, despite a double-double performance by Si-Si Hensley, who had 12 kills and 19 digs against CMU.

October 13, 2012
Hood powers volleyball to four-set win over NYU
The Judges won their first UAA match since 2010 behind Liz Hood '15's 22 kills with just five errors in 40 attempts. Brandeis also fell in three sets to #16 Chicago, but statistics are currently unavailable for that match.

October 12, 2012
Judges are on the road and on the web!
Soccer and volleyball are on the road for more UAA action this weekend. You can follow soccer on the road, check them out on NCAA.com and vote for the women for the Division III Game Of The Week!

October 12, 2012
Chicago halts #9 men's soccer unbeaten streak at 17, 1-0
Senior goalkeeper Blake Minchoff made six saves, including a second-half penalty kick, but the Maroons made a 21st minute goal stand up in the upset. The Judges fall to 11-1-1 on the season.

October 12, 2012
#20 women fall to Chicago, 6-1
Sophomore Sapir Edalati scored the game's first tally, but the host Maroons came roaring back, scoring twice as many goals as the Judges had allowed all season. Brandeis falls to 10-2-1.

October 12, 2012
Women's tennis closes fall campaign at NEWITT Championships
The Judges' fourth team of junior Alexa Katz and rookie Sarita Biswas made the quarterfinals of the B draw, while sophomore Carley Cooke and junior Ally Bernstein made the semifinals of the A Consolation bracket.

October 10, 2012
Hood, Berens lead volleyball past Emerson in three
In a tuneup for the second UAA Round Robin, the Judges cruised past the Lions, 25-17, 25-18, 25-23. Liz Hood had 13 kills and Lauren Berens had 10 with a .444 hitting percentage.

October 8, 2012
Women's tennis sweeps Simmons, 9-0
With one of their top players out of action, the Brandeis women showed depth throughout the ladder in defeating the Sharks.

October 7, 2012
Siegel, Krems advance to finals of Wallach A doubles flight, earn UAA honors
The unseeded duo of sophomore Alec Siegel and rookie Mitch Krems had the top showing of the weekend for the Judges, advancing all the way to the finals and taking home UAA Doubles Team of the Week honors.

October 7, 2012
Kramer, Sanford lead cross country squads at Open New Englands
The Brandeis women were 27th overall and sixth among Division III schools, while the men were 29th and ninth, respectively.

October 6, 2012
Second-half goals lead #9 men past Case, extend unbeaten streak to 17
The Brandeis men improved to 11-0-1 this season and 1-0-1 in the UAA with their 2-0 win over Case. Senior Sam Ocel and junior Steve Salazar had the goals.

October 6, 2012
#22 Brandeis Women's Soccer Plays to a 0-0 Draw in a UAA Match versus Case Western Reserve
Thanks to great performances from senior goalie Francine Kofinas and sophomore keeper Michelle Savuto, the Judges played to a scoreless draw in a tough UAA contest at home

October 4, 2012
#22 women run record to 10-1 with 4-1 win over Babson
Three different players had four-point nights, helping the Judges get off to the best 11-game start in school history.

October 4, 2012
Volleyball snaps three-match skid with 3-0 win at Wheaton
Junior setter Yael Einhorn had her seventh double-double of the season as the Judges down the Lyons.

October 3, 2012
Brandeis soccer midseason review
With two ranked teams and 18 wins between them, let's check in with the Brandeis soccer teams with UAA play just underway!

October 3, 2012
Livadaru strike extends men's unbeaten streak to 16 with 1-0 win over Wheaton
Junior Tudor Livadaru's 72nd-minute goal lifted the Judges past the Lyons as they improved to 15-0-1 in their last 16 games dating to 2011.

October 2, 2012
Parts of South Street will be closed between Oct. 5 and 7
Because of construction at the Brandeis-Roberts commuter rail stop, traffic patterns to campus will be altered, affecting traffic for the Oct. 6 soccer matches against Case.

October 2, 2012
Milo, Minchoff named UAA Athletes of the Week
After winning five matches at the ITA championships and leading the men's soccer team to a win and a tie on the road, Steven Milo and Blake Minchoff were honored by the conference.

September 29, 2012
#10 men's soccer earns hard-fought draw with UR in UAA opener
Sophomore Tyler Savonen equalized with just over five minutes in regulation as the Judges tied the 'Jackets, 1-1, to take a point on the road in the conference.

September 29, 2012
Milo reaches quarterfinals of singles, doubles bracket at ITA regionals
A pair of Brandeis doubles teams advanced past the first round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association New England regional today at Williams, each winning in a tiebreaker. Senior Steven Milo also moved on in the singles bracket, advancing all the way to the quarterfinals.

September 29, 2012
Defense suffocates UR as #20 women win another 1-0 contest
For the fourth straight game, one goal was enough as the Judges defeated the 'Jackets for the first time since 2003. Dara Spital's goal in the 80th minute was enough.

September 29, 2012
Cooke and Broderick advance to doubles quarterfinals at women's ITA
The seeded doubles team of sophomore Carley Cooke and senior Faith Broderick advanced to the final eight of the 2012 ITA regional tournament at MIT.

September 29, 2012
Volleyball drops three at first UAA Round Robin
Taking on conference foes for the first time this season, the Judges fell to Case and top-ranked Washington, 3-0, on the first day of action, and 3-1 to Rochester on Day 2.

September 25, 2012
#10 men rally again to push streak to nine in a row to start season
Wentworth scored first, but junior Kyle Feather answered 44 seconds later while Lee Russo scored his third game-winner of the season as the Judges defeated the Leopards, 2-1.

September 25, 2012
Savuto named UAA WSoccer Defensive Player of the Week
With the Judges off to one of the best starts in school history, sophomore Michelle Savuto's seven saves earned UAA accolades.

September 24, 2012
#24 women top Wellesley with third-straight 1-0 win
Rookie Holly Szafran scored her fourth goal of the season, in the 16th minute, and the Judges put up a clean sheet for the eighth time this season in topping the Blue.

September 22, 2012
Brandeis Women's volleyball falls to MIT, defeats Mount Ida to finish 2-2 at the MIT Invitational
Led by senior middle blocker Lauren Berens and sophomore outside hitter Liz Hood the Judges split their final two matches at the MIT Invitational

September 21, 2012
#24 Brandeis Comes Away with a 1-0 Win at Bates
Thanks to a first half goal by rookie transfer Dara Spital, the 24th-ranked Judges earned a win at Bates.

September 21, 2012
Brandeis Women's volleyball Splits Opening Matches at the MIT Invitational
Led by outside hitters Liz Hood and Si-Si Hensley, the Judges defeated Bates College 3-1 after falling 2-3 in their opening match against Roger Williams

September 19, 2012
Ocel buries Babson in double OT, 2-1
The 12th-ranked Judges defeated the rival Beavers for the first time in four years thanks to Sam Ocel's head off a Lee Russo throw-in in the 102nd minute.

September 18, 2012
Coven featured in Sept. 19 Boston Globe West
Marvin Pave featured the Judges' 40-year soccer coach in the Globe West section.

September 18, 2012
#24 Brandeis women bounce back with 1-0 win over Gordon
Sophomore Dara Spital scored her fourth game-winner of the season as the Judges handed the Fighting Scots their first defeat.

September 18, 2012
Women's soccer vs. Gordon game time moved to 6 p.m.
Because of inclement weather and anticipated high winds later in the evening, the women's soccer match between 24th-ranked Brandeis and Gordon has been moved up an hour to 6 p.m.

September 15, 2012
#20 men push season-opening win streak to seven with 1-0 win at Lasell
Rookie Jake Picard scored his second goal of the week to give the Brandeis men their 12th-straight win dating back to last season.

September 15, 2012
Jordan and Milo reach finals of Midd. Invite doubles A flight
The senior cocaptains downed opponents from Tufts, host Middlebury and Skidmore before bowing to a pair of All-Americans from Bates in the finals.

September 15, 2012
Men's cross country opens season with fifth-place finish at UMass-Dartmouth
Junior Ed Colvin led the way in the Judges' first meet of the season, covering the 8K course in 25:11.

September 15, 2012
Bowdoin hands #18 women first loss of season, 2-1
Despite a late goal by sophomore Sapir Edalati, the Polar Bears tallied once in each half to take home the win.

September 15, 2012
Volleyball tops Emmanuel and CSC, matches win total from 2011
With 21 kills and a .455 percentage from OH Liz Hood in the opener and a rally from 2-0 down in the nightcap, the Judges improved to 9-2 on the season.

September 15, 2012
Sanford leads women's cross country to fifth-place tie at UMass Dartmouth
Junior Victoria Sanford cross the finish line in 11th place with a time of 18:50 as the Judges tied with Division I Bryant University.

September 14, 2012
Figueroa '98 pitches PawSox to first International League title since 1984
Scattering seven hits over six innings, the man with the only retired number in Judges' baseball history earned his third clinching win of the season for Pawtucket.

September 12, 2012
#20 men's soccer engineers a rally past WPI, 2-1
The first career goal from rookie Jake Pickard tied the game and sophomore Foti Andreo's first collegiate tally was the game-winner as the Judges rallied from a halftime deficit to hand a second-straight foe their first loss.

September 12, 2012
Hood helps volleyball power past Endicott
Sophomore Liz Hood had a match-high 15 kills and tied her career high with 12 digs, registering her first collegiate double-double in the Judges' win.

September 11, 2012
Brandeis soccer teams both ranked in top 25
For the first time ever, the Brandeis men's and women's soccer teams are among the top 25 in the nation. The women enter the poll at #18, the men are #20.

September 11, 2012
Russo, Spital claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors, Sept. 10
After leading their teams to five wins with nine goals between them. senior Lee Russo and sophomore Dara Spital won UAA Player of the Week honors for men's and women's soccer.

September 11, 2012
#18 women's soccer wins first game as a ranked team, 2-0, over BSU
Goals from Mary Shimko and Corinne Bortniker helped blank the Bears. With their 13th and 14th goals of the season, the Judges have already surpassed their scoring total from 2011.

September 9, 2012
Russo to the rescue as #23 men's soccer upends MIT, 4-3, in OT
Senior Lee Russo netted his second career hat trick, including the golden goal 79 seconds into overtime as the Judges fended off the Engineers.

September 8, 2012
Russo leads #23 men past Clark, 4-2
Lee Russo moved into 16th place on the career scoring list with a goal and two assists, getting involved in 75 percent of the offense.

September 8, 2012
Spital strikes again with two goals as Judges upset #23 Springfield, 2-0
Sophomore transfer Dara Spital scored her fourth and fifth goals of the season overall, and the third game-winner of the campaign, as the Brandeis women posted their fourth-straight shutout.

September 8, 2012
Volleyball goes 2-0 on second day of Brandeis Invitational
The Judges' wins over McDaniel (3-2) and RIC (3-1) included a remarkable fourth-set comeback against the Anchorwomen.

September 7, 2012
Brandeis Volleyball Invitational Results
All the scores from the first home tournament of the 2012 season for the Judges!

September 7, 2012
Volleyball splits 3-1 decisions with local rivals
After hitting .244 in a win over Babson, the Judges hit just .072 in a loss to Tufts. Liz Hood '15 had 25 kills across the two matches.

September 5, 2012
#23 Brandeis Men's Soccer roars past Colby-Sawyer in home opener, 7-0
Junior defender Ben Applefield and rookie forward Chris Bradley combined for three goals and an assist to lead the way in the rout.

September 5, 2012
Spital, Szafran score twice to lead Judges past RWU, 4-0
The two newcomers both scored a goal in each half and are now tied for the team lead with three goals a piece.

September 5, 2012
Volleyball suffers first loss of season, 3-0, to Wellesley
Sophomore libero Elsie Bernaiche had 17 digs to lead the defense, but three late runs gave the match to the visiting Blue.

September 4, 2012
Men's soccer cracks Top 25 at No. 23
For the first time in more than a decade, the Brandeis men's soccer team has entered the Top 25 of the NSCAA Division III national poll. The No. 23 Judges are one of three New England teams in the rankings.

September 4, 2012
Sep. 5 Women's soccer game moved to 4 p.m.
Because of academic conflicts, the Brandeis women's soccer match against Roger Williams University, originally scheduled for 4:30 p.m., has been moved up to 4 p.m.

September 2, 2012
Men's soccer defends XARA Soccer title with 4-0 win over host Keene State
For the second year in a row, the Judges topped the Owls on the second day of competition to earn the XARA title. Four Brandeis players earned All-Tournament honors.

September 1, 2012
Russo tallies twice as men's soccer downs Ithaca, 3-0
The Judges picked up in 2012 where they left off in 2011, blanking Bombers on the opening day of the Xara Classic at Keene State to open Mike Coven's 40th season on the sideline.

September 1, 2012
Women roar past Clark, 5-0, behind Shimko and Spital
Junior midfielder Mary Shimko had a two goals, while sophomore forward Dara Spital contributed three assists as the Judges improved to 2-0 with a convincing road win over the Cougars.

September 1, 2012
Hensley named MVP as volleyball claims Western Invite title
The Judges narrowly defeated Johnson and Wales in five sets, then took out host Western Connecticut State to finish 3-0. In addition MVP Si-Si Hensley, DS Elsie Bernaiche also earned All-Tournament honors.

August 31, 2012
Spital tallies lone goal as women's soccer wins at MIT, 1-0
The Brandeis women had a strong performance on the road to open the 2012 season, defeating MIT, 1-0. Sophomore transfer Dara Spital scored the game's only goal in the 53rd minute.

August 31, 2012
Hensley double-double leads volleyball past Salve, 3-1
Junior Si-Si Hensley recorded a double-double with 14 kills and 16 digs to lead the Judges past the Seahawks at Western Conn.

August 31, 2012
Women's cross country downs Southern Maine, 25-34, in season opener
Ranked No. 10 in New England, the women's cross country team defeated visiting Southern Maine, 25-34, at Weston High School. Junior Victoria Sanford and senior Ali Kirsch finished second and third to pace the Judges.

August 30, 2012
Fall sports are underway this weekend. Here's what to watch for!
The 2012-13 season is ready to roll! The three team sports all play on back-to-back days, while women's cross country gets their first tune-up at Weston High School.

August 27, 2012
Men's basketball blogs from August 2012 trip to Croatia, Final update!
Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa has joined the Brandeis men's basketball team on an international trip to Croatia in August. She and Alex Schmidt '14 will be filing dispatches from their journey.

August 3, 2012
Figueroa '98 signed by Red Sox, reports to Pawtucket
The player with the only retired number in Brandeis baseball history, Nelson Figueroa, has been signed by the Red Sox and is pitching for Pawtucket!

August 3, 2012
Morehouse '00, U.S. saber squad finish eighth at London Olympics
Tim Morehouse (right, photo courtesy fencing.net), a 2009 Brandeis Hall of Famer, won a pair of matches at the London Olympics as the 27th seed to finish in eighth place. The U.S. sabre squad was unable to repeat their silver-medal performance from Beijing, finishing eighth.

July 28, 2012
UPDATED LINKS! July 28: Follow Tim Morehouse '00 at the Olympics!
For the third time overall and the second as a full member of the team, Brandeis alumnus Tim Morehouse '00 will be part of an Olympic team. Follow his journey to London 2012 here!

July 25, 2012
Figueroa '98 signed by Red Sox, reports to Pawtucket
Nelson Figueroa, the only Brandeis graduate to play Major League Baseball, has signed with the Boston Red Sox organization, reporting to AAA Pawtucket. More from the Waltham News Tribune's Scott Souza.

June 19, 2012
JLTV, Brandeis Athletics announce partnership
Beginning in 2012-13, Brandeis Athletics will have a new broadcast home on the Jewish Live TV Network. The network is available in all 50 states, including on Comcast, DirectTV and Time Warner Cable in New England.