Brandeis Athletics Top Stories

December 19, 2014
Brandeis Soccer Adds to Postseason Haul
Savonen, Lanahan named ECAC Players of the Year, NSCAA Scholar All-Americans

December 16, 2014
Powell named UAA Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week
John Powell had a career-high 17 points to lead the Judges, along with three rebounds, an assist and a block in a 78-58 upset of then-second-ranked Amherst.

December 12, 2014
Savonen, Lanahan add NSCAA All-America honors
Senior forward Tyler Savonen became the men's soccer program's third first-teamer, while junior back Conor Lanahan joined him, giving the Judges two NSCAA All-Americans in one season for the first time.

December 12, 2014
Judges featured in D3Hoops.com Around The Nation column
Rob Knox led his December 12 column with the Judges' upset of second-ranked Amherst College.

December 7, 2014
Fabian breaks pool record in mile on Day 2 of WPI Invitational
Senior Max Fabian broke his own facility record with a time of 16:29.20, lowering the mark by more than three seconds.

December 7, 2014
Murphy takes fourth in mile at WPI Invitational
The Judges' top sophomore made the top 4 in the 1,650 by eight-hundredths of a second.

December 6, 2014
Fabian and Luk lead Judges on first day at WPI Invitational
Max Fabian and Brian Luk started off strong at WPI's Gompei Invitational combining for three top-4 finishes in individual races and a third place finish in a relay.

December 6, 2014
Sheinhait leads Judges on first day of WPI Invitational with top-10 finish.
Rookie Amy Sheinhait lead the way for the Judges on first day of WPI Invitational with a ninth-place finish in 50-yard freestyle race.

December 11, 2014
Men's soccer places five on NSCAA All-New England teams
Forward Tyler Savonen and defender Conor Lanahan made the first team and will be eligible for All-America honors. Midfielder Josh Ocel was second team, forward Michael Soboff third team and midfielder Jake Picard fourth team.

December 11, 2014
Meehan on Dec. 11 Hoopsville podcast
Coach Brian Meehan discussed the young Judges and the team's upset of #2 Amherst on the world's only show dedicated to Division III Basketball

December 9, 2014
Brandeis men stun #2 Amherst, 78-58
Five different players scored in double figures, led by 17 from John Powell and 16 from Tim Reale. Carlin Haymon (pictured) finished with 12, including 3-pointers on three possessions in a row in the first half to give the Judges the lead, and they never trailed again.

December 9, 2014
Mandel, Mowell, Ward named UAA Athletes of the Week
Brandeis fencers defeated Yale, while Ward turned in Division III's second fastest time in the mile run.

December 7, 2014
Brandeis Women take three of five at Brandeis Invitational
The Brandeis Women fencers won three of five head-to-head matches over the weekend, including a sweep of John's Hopkins

December 7, 2014
Brandeis Men go 2-2 in Brandeis Invitational
The Brandeis male fencers won two of four head-to-head matches, highlighted by a sweep over Ivy League foe Yale

December 8, 2014
Women rally but come up just shy at Babson, 63-59
Despite 24 points, 13 rebounds, three assists and three steals from sisters Heather (pictured) and Hannah Cain, the Judges couldn't quite hang on despite erasing an eight-point halftime deficit. Brandeis ends the semester with a 6-2 record.

December 7, 2014
Brandeis fencing sweeps Yale at home invitational
The women topped the Elis, 14-13, for the third year in a row, while the men's 17-10 victory was their first since 2007. The women also defeated Johns Hopkins and Air Force.

December 7, 2014
Meehan, Powell star as Judges edge Tufts, 52-50, in Big 4 Consolation
Nate Meehan connected on 4-4 from downtown, while John Powell's 16 points and 10 rebounds helped earn All-Tournament honors.

December 6, 2014
Harrigan wins 5K as indoor track and field opens at UMass Boston
Senior Jarret Harrigan set a collegiate best as one of five Brandeis runners to finish in the top three, along with Mitchell Hutton (2nd, 3K), Mo Sidique (3rd, 800,), Grady Ward (3rd, mile) and Lydia McCaleb (3rd, 3K).

December 6, 2014
Women best JWU, 73-56, to improve to 6-1
Niki Laskaris had 19 points, including four 3-pointers, as the Judges got off to their best start since winning 10 in a row to start 2008-09.

December 6, 2014
Judges fall to Salem State, 81-73, in Big Four opener
Despite 15 points from Robinson Vilmont and 11 by John Powell, the Judges were unable to overcome the Vikings. Brandeis will play Tufts tomorrow at 1 p.m. in the consolation game.

December 5, 2014
Edalati, Robinson, Eddy named NSCAA All-New England
Leading scorer Sapir Edalati was a first-team All-Region selection, making her eligible for All-America honors, while junior midfielder Mathilde Robinson and senior back Emma Eddy made the third team.

December 4, 2014
Dallamora honored with NSCAA Award of Excellence
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America will present Denise Dallamora with its Women’s Committee Award of Excellence at its annual convention in January.

December 4, 2014
Men break into win column, 63-51, over Framingham State
John Powell had 13 points, seven rebounds and four steals to lead the Judges to their first victory of the season.

December 2, 2014
Sodine double-double helps Judges match '09-10 start with 65-38 win over AMC
Sydney Sodine had 15 points and 10 rebounds, including 11 and 6 in the 2nd half as the Judges improved to 5-1 on the season.

December 2, 2014
Men fall just short again, 53-51
The Judges have had four games decided by a total of 14 points, including two that came down to the last basket. Jordan Cooper led the team for the second straight game with 11 points.

November 25, 2014
Women off to best start in five years with 66-54 win over Emmanuel
At 4-1, the Judges are off to their best start since winning their first five games of the '09-'10 season. Maria Jackson recorded her second career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

November 23, 2014
Dream season comes to close in NCAA quarters, 3-0, at Oneonta State
After surrendering an early goal, the Judges suffered hard luck in the second half, twice hitting the post only to see Oneonta score on the counter-attack.

November 22, 2014
Into the Elite Eight: Judges prevail over Amherst on PKs, 6-5
After 110 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Brandeis men made their final six penalty kick, while Joe Graffy stopped the Lord Jeffs' fourth attempt to help secure the win. The #5 Judges take on #3 Oneonta State tomorrow at 1 p.m. for a berth in the Final Four.

November 25, 2014
Men tripped up at Lasell, 64-60
Despite a game-high 18 points from rookie Jordan Cooper, the Judges dropped their third-straight game to open the season.

November 22, 2014
Whitaker competes at NCAA Championships
Junior Kelsey Whitaker finished in 210th place at the 2014 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships with a time of 24:07.6.

November 22, 2014
Men's hoops drops another close contest, 66-60, at RIC
The Judges fell despite Colby Smith's first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

November 22, 2014
Women's hoops suffers first loss at hands of #4 Tufts, 74-51
The Judges trailed the Jumbos by just four points at halftime, but the hosts pulled away in the second half. Niki Laskaris led Brandeis with 15 points.

November 21, 2014
Men’s and women’s swimming and diving falls to Bentley in a cross-town matchup
Brian Luk, Max Fabian, and Joanna Murphy each took two events in the loss against Bentley.

November 21, 2014
Men’s and women’s swimming and diving falls to Bentley in a cross-town matchup
Brian Luk, Max Fabian, and Joanna Murphy each took two events in the loss to Bentley.

November 21, 2014
Savonen named third-team CoSIDA Academic All-American
Senior Tyler Savonen added another award to his case today, earning Capital One Academic All-America third-team honors, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

November 19, 2014
Brandeis women rally to defeat Roger Williams, 73-71
Trailing by nine points with 4:30 to go, the Judges closed on a 15-4 run to take the win, with Sydney Sodine hitting the winning put-back with 16 seconds on the clock.

November 19, 2014
Men's hoops drops heartbreaker in season opener, 78-76, to UMass Dartmouth
In a game that featured 12 ties and 18 lead changes, the Judges had a winning shot erased, while the visitors scored with 0.3 seconds left.

November 17, 2014
Fan buses available for Sweet 16 Soccer action!
If you want to follow the Judges to Oneonta, the Department of Athletics can help. Click the headline for details!

November 16, 2014
Staying on the Road to KC: Miskin goal leads men past Bowdoin, 1-0
The Judges scored in the 75th minute to move on to the Sweet 16 for the third year in a row.

November 16, 2014
Women's Basketball Cruises to 2014 Tip-Off Tournament Championship over Salve Regina, 77-39
Behind a career-high 23 points from sophomore guard and All-Tournament team member Frankie Pinto, the Judges routed the Seahawks at Red Auerbach Arena.