May 12, 2010
Brandeis announces 2010 Departmental Award winners
On May 6, the Brandeis Department of Athletics held its annual Student-Athlete Recognition and Award Dinner. Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa and Dean of Students Rick Sawyer were on hand to give out awards to 10 different student-athletes. Read about the winners here!
March 19, 2010
Chapin earns WBCA/State Farm, D3hoops.com All-America team honors
Senior guard Jessica Chapin became the first woman in school history to be named the WBCA/State Farm All-America First Team. The 2010 University Athletic Association Player of the Year was one of 10 players named to the team. Brandeis players had previously been named Honorable Mention six times by the WBCA. She was also a fourth-team All-America selection by D3hoops.com
March 17, 2010
Honors continue to roll in for Chapin, Hollins
Brandeis seniors Jessica Chapin and Terrell Hollins continue to collect postseason basketball accolades. Both were selected the D3hoops.com All-Region second team, making them eligible for All-America honors by the web site. Chapin added NEWBA first-team accolades, while Hollins was named to the NABC Senior All-Star game roster.
March 10, 2010
Chapin named to WBCA All-Region team
Brandeis senior guard Jessica Chapin, the 2010 UAA Player of the Year, is now also a finalist for All-America honors, having been named to the WBCA All-Region team. Chapin has also been selected to play in the NEWBA Senior All-Star Game March 27 at Western New England College.
March 3, 2010
Chapin named UAA Player of the Year
Senior guard Jessica Chapin became the second player in school history to earn University Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Year today. A first-team All-UAA selection for the second year in a row, she joins Jaime Capra '08 as UAA Player of the Year selections. Morgan Kendrew and Amber Strodthoff were All-UAA honorable mentions.
February 27, 2010
Chapin, red-hot Judges blow out NYU, 90-65, in regular-season finale
Senior Jessica Chapin just missed a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and the Judges shot a scorching 70.8% (17-24) in the first half to defeat NYU, 90-65, in the regular-season finale for both teams. For Brandeis, it represents just the second-ever season-sweep of the Violets and the first since 2003-04.
February 24, 2010
Fencers compete at Boston Bean Pot tournament
The Brandeis fencing team had a rare mid-week meet, taking on three local rivals in the Boston Bean Pot tournament. The Judges lost five of six matches, with the only win a victory by the men's team over MIT, 16-11. The women dropped a narrow 14-13 decision to Boston College in which each weapon was decided by one point.
February 22, 2010
Strodthoff, Posch earn UAA Player of the Week honors, Feb. 22
For their performances the week of Feb. 15-21, Brandeis junior Amber Strodthoff of the women's basketball team and senior Artie Posch of baseball have been named UAA Players of the Week. Strodthoff averaged 15.5 points and 10 rebounds in a 2-0 week, while Posch batted .600 with a doubles, two home runs and seven RBI for the 1-3 Judges.
February 21, 2010
Strodthoff double-double helps avenge loss to Emory, 58-38
Junior forward Amber Strodthoff had a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 16 points for her fourth double-double of the season for the Brandeis women's basketball team as they avenged a University Athletic Association loss with a 58-38 win over Emory University.
February 19, 2010
Brandeis women rally from 20 down to upset Rochester, 67-65
For the second year in a row, the Brandeis women's basketball team rallied from a big second half deficit to defeat the University of Rochester on the road. The Judges came back from 20 points down thanks to 13 second-half points from junior forward Amber Strodthoff and nine points in just 18 minutes from senior Jessica Chapin.
February 14, 2010
Women's hoops falls just short against Chicago, 49-47
Senior Jessica Chapin tried to put the Brandeis women's basketball team on her back once again, scoring 10 of her 14 points in the second half, but the University of Chicago Maroons came out on top, 49-47, in a UAA contest. Sophomore Shannan Hassan had a fine game off the bench with seven points and six rebounds.
February 12, 2010
No. 7 WashU women stifle Brandeis, 50-37
Senior Jessica Chapin had 13 points to lead all scorers, but no other Brandeis player was able to notch more than four as the Judges fell to seventh-ranked Washington University, 50-37. In the lowest scoring game of the campaign for both teams, Brandeis lost for the first time when holding an opponent under 60 points.
February 11, 2010
Women's hoops hosts WBCA Pink Zone promotion Friday night vs. WashU
Senior Jessica Chapin will lead the Brandeis women's basketball team into action on Friday, Feb. 12 against the sixth-ranked Washington University Bears. The Judges will be taking part in the WBCA's Pink Zone promotion to raise breast cancer awareness. All fans are asked to wear a pink article of clothing to support the Judges and the cause.
February 8, 2010
Chapin, Hollins earn UAA honors with big weekends
Seniors Jessica Chapin and Terrell Hollins earned UAA Player of the Week honors for their record-setting weekends against Case Western Reserve and Carnegie Mellon. Chapin had a single-game record with 36 points against CMU for the Brandeis women, while Hollins' 17 points and 19 rebounds made the Class of 2010 the winningest in men's basketball history with 76 victories.
February 7, 2010
Chapin sets school records with 36 points, seven 3-pointer as Judges down CMU, 59-50
Senior guard Jessica Chapin carried the day for the Judges, setting a pair of school records with 36 points and seven 3-pointers as the Brandeis women defeated Carnegie Mellon, 59-50, in a UAA contest. Chapin had 17 points in the first half and 19 in the second in her record-setting day.
February 5, 2010
Hot early shooting leads Brandeis women past Case, 65-56
The Brandeis women's basketball team connected on seven of their first nine 3-point shots, while a 13-0 run expanded a four-point lead to 17 and the Judges never looked back. Junior Diana Cincotta had 11 first-half points and finished with 13, while senior Jess Chapin had 18 points, five board and five assists to move into sixth on the career list.
February 3, 2010
WBRS to cover Brandeis UAA Road games at Case and Carnegie Mellon
For the first time in station history, the WBRS radio crew will be headed to Cleveland and Pittsburgh to cover the Brandeis basketball teams as they kick off the second half of UAA player against Case Western Reserve and Carnegie Mellon. You can also follow along live via video and livestats. Links and more are here!
February 2, 2010
Chapin, Holgate and women's DMR claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors
The UAA has honored six Brandeis University student-athletes as Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1. Senior guard Jessica was honored for the second time in three weeks for women's basketball, while NCAA qualifiers junior Devon Holgate of and the women's distance medley relay team were honored for men's and women's track and field, respectively.
January 31, 2010
Chapin totals 27 points as women's hoops fends off Carnegie Mellon, 70-58
Senior Jessica Chapin scored 27 points, giving her 59 for the weekend, to lead the Brandeis women past Carnegie Mellon, 70-58. Chapin - who tallied 17 in the second half - moved into sixth place on the Judges' all-time scoring list with 1,160 points, surpassing Chris Corsac '88.
January 29, 2010
Chapin goes for 32 as Brandeis women bounce back against Case, 71-52
Senior Jessica Chapin came one point short of her career-high and two shy of a school record tonight as she poured in 32 points to lead the Judges to a 71-52 UAA victory over Case Western Reserve University in Red Auerbach Arena.
January 28, 2010
Brandeis basketball game notes, Case and Carnegie Mellon
Click here for game notes and links about the Brandeis basketball doubleheaders against Case Western Reserve and Carnegie Mellon!
January 24, 2010
Emory women catch fire late to pull away from Brandeis, 73-65
Sophomore guard Morgan Kendrew had a career-high 19 points, while senior guard Lauren Rashford added a season-best 15 off the bench, but the Judges couldn't overcome a late hot streak from visiting Emory University, dropping a UAA contest, 73-65.
January 22, 2010
Behind Strodthoff double-double, Brandeis women top Rochester, 55-48
Four starters scored in double figures tonight, paced by junior Amber Strodthoff's third double-double of the season, as the Brandeis women defeated the University of Rochester Yellowjackets, 55-48, in a UAA contest in Red Auerbach Arena tonight. Senior Jessica Chapin added 11 points, including a key five in a row late in the contest.
January 21, 2010
Brandeis basketball game notes and announcements, Rochester and Emory
Click here for game notes, information on Friday's Hoops for Haiti and information about this semester's WBRS Broadcasts, click here!
January 17, 2010
Cincotta nets 16, but women's hoops falls at Chicago, 74-61
Despite a career-high 16 points from junior guard Diana Cincotta the Brandeis womens basketball team suffered its second-straight University Athletic Association road loss, 74-61, at the hands of the University of Chicago Maroons. With the loss, the Judges fall to 8-5, 1-2 in the UAA.
January 15, 2010
Brandeis women suffer first UAA loss, 67-57, at No. 3 WashU
Despite 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds from junior forward for her second double-double of the season, the Brandeis women's basketball team suffered a 67-57 setback at third-ranked Washington University. The Bears closed the first half on a 15-4 run and held off the Judges the rest of the way.
January 13, 2010
Chapin named UAA and ECAC Player of the Week
After averaging 27 points and six rebounds over two games, senior guard Jessica Chapin has been as the women's basketball Player of the Week by the University Athletic Association (UAA) and as the New England Division III Player of the Week by the Eastern College Athletic Association (ECAC). This is her second UAA weekly honor and first from the ECAC.
January 9, 2010
Four reach double figures as Brandeis women win at NYU, 73-68
For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Brandeis women's basketball team defeated UAA rival New York University in the Big Apple, never trailing in a 73-68 victory. Jessica Chapin led all players with 25 points, while Kasey Gieschen notched her second double-double of the campaign with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
January 8, 2010
Brandeis basketball travels to NYU for UAA opener
The Brandeis basketball teams open the UAA portion of their schedules at NYU on Jan. 9. Click the headline for access to the game notes!
January 5, 2010
Chapin sets career 3-point mark, but UNE gets the win, 81-77
In the return of former assistant coach Anthony Ewing to Auerbach Arena, the Brandeis women's basketball team suffered an 81-77 defeat to the University of New England Nor'easters. The loss came despite the efforts of senior Jess Chapin, who scored 29 points, including her 139th career 3-pointer, breaking Jen Curran '01's record.
December 31, 2009
Gieschen gets first career double-double as women close 2009 with 66-55 win at Regis
Three players scored in double figures today, including the first career double-double by senior Kasey Gieschen (17 pts, 10 rebs), as the Brandeis women's basketball team outlasted Regis College, 66-55. Morgan Kendrew added 17 and Jessica Chapin had 11 points.
December 5, 2009
Chapin reaches 1,000-point plateau as #14 Brandeis women fly past Roger Williams, 66-31
Senior guard Jessica Chapin became the ninth player in Brandeis women's basketball history to score 1,000 career points today as she guided the 14th-ranked Judges to a 66-31 victory at Roger Williams University. Chapin scored the milestone bucket with 7:11 left in the first half on a steal and lay-up.
December 1, 2009
No. 14 women's hoops drops second-straight contest, 78-67, at Emmanuel
Despite a career-high 14 points off the bench, the Brandeis women's basketball team, ranked 14th in the nation in Division III, could not hold off an athletic Emmanuel College Saints squad, bowing by a 78-67 margin in Boston.
November 29, 2009
No. 9 women suffer first loss, 60-50, to Tufts
Despite 13 points and 9 boards from senior Jessica Chapin and 11 points off the bench by junior Diana Cincotta, the Brandeis women were unable to overcome a tough Tufts frontcourt, falling to the Jumbos, 60-50. The loss by the ninth-ranked Judges was their first non-conference regular-season loss since a 2007 defeat also at the hands of Tufts on Thanksgiving weekend.
November 24, 2009
Chapin moves in to career scoring top-10 in 64-52 win at Wellesley
Senior Jessica Chapin scored a game-high 18 points to move into the Judges' career top 10 with 971 points tonight as No. 9 Brandeis defeated Wellesley College, 64-52. The Judges led by as many as 26 points before fending off a furious Blue charge.
November 21, 2009
Chapin, Courtney lead Brandeis women past Bates
The ninth-ranked Brandeis women's basketball team got a pair of double-doubles from one usual suspect and one unlikely source as the Judges defeated Bates College, 63-41, to win the Brandeis Basketball Classic. Tournament MVP Jess Chapin had 19 points and 13 boards for her sixth double-double, while sophomore Brighid Courtney added 13 and 10 for the first of her career.
November 20, 2009
Chapin leads Judges to Brandeis Basketball Classic finals against Bates
Senior guard Jessica Chapin had 14 points, seven in each half, as the Brandeis University women, ranked No. 9 in the nation, led wire-to-wire in a 56-49 win over Wentworth in the opener of the Brandeis Basketball Classic. The Judges will face Bates in the title game, after the Bobcats routed Mount Holyoke, 74-51
November 17, 2009
Chapin's 33 leads ninth-ranked Brandeis women past Babson, 68-58
Senior guard Jessica Chapin, a pre-season All-American, lived up to that billing with a career-high 33 points, one shy of a school record, as the ninth-ranked Judges defeated Babson, 68-58. For good measure, Chapin added 10 rebounds for her fifth career double-double and had six steals, two assists and a blocked shot.
November 15, 2009
No. 9 women's hoops stifles WPI in second half en route to 66-32 win
Four players scored in double figures, including 12 each from preseason All-America guard Jessica Chapin and forward Kasey Gieschen (a career-high), as the ninth-ranked Brandeis women's basketball team outscored host WPI, 32-8, in the second half en route to a 66-32 victory.
November 9, 2009
Chapin named to D3hoops.com preseason All-America team
Senior guard Jessica Chapin, a first-team All-UAA selection in 2009 and a WBCA Honorable mention All-America choice, has been selected as a fourth-team preseason All-American by D3hoops.com. Chapin leads the ninth-ranked Judges against WPI in their season opener on Nov. 15.
October 29, 2009
Brandeis hoops teams earn pre-season national rankings
For the second time in three years, both the Brandeis University women's and men's basketball teams have earned preseason national rankings by d3hoops.com. The Brandeis women, who fell one win shy of their first-ever Final Four last season, were ranked No. 9 in the nation, while the Brandeis men, who dropped a second-round NCAA tournament game, check in at No. 22.
October 12, 2009
Simon inducted into New England Basketball Hall of Fame
On Oct. 9, Brandeis women's basketball coach Carol Simon was inducted into the Institute for International Sport's New England Basketball Hall of Fame. Simon, the winningest coach in Brandeis women's hoops history, has brought the Judges to four straight NCAA tournaments.