Brandeis Athletics Top Stories

May 28, 2015
Men's Ultimate Club finishes 2nd at D3 Nationals
Julian Cardillo '14 profiled TRON, which made it to the USA Ultimate Division III College National Championships on the Sunday of graduation (photo by Nick Lindeke)

May 21, 2015
Whitaker finishes 20th at NCAAs in 1,500m
Kelsey Whitaker ran 4:42.76 in her final race of 2014-15 at the NCAA Championships at St. Lawrence University.

May 21, 2015
Pandian adds ITA National Assistant Coach of the Year honors
After earning regional honors earlier in the month, Pauri Pandian was selected as the Division III National Men's Tennis Assistant Coach of the Year.

May 20, 2015
The 2015 Women's Basketball Golf Tournament: Registration Deadline June 1!
The Brandeis University Women’s Basketball program will be hosting its first annual golf tournament on Monday, June 15, at the Blackstone National Golf Club in Sutton, MA. All women’s basketball alumni, friends of the program, and supporters are invited to attend.

May 19, 2015
Brandeis Athletics announces 2015 Hall of Fame Class
The 16th Joseph M. Linsey Athletics Hall of Fame Class has been announced. The induction ceremony will take place on October 17.

May 1, 2015
Announcing the 2015 Departmental Award Winners!
At the annual end of the season brunch, these outstanding student-athletes were honored!

May 20, 2015
Whitaker named UAA Runner of the Week for ECAC 1,500m performance
Junior Kelsey Whitaker earned the next-to-last UAA Women's Track Athlete of the Week honor of 2015 as she readies for her third NCAA competition of 2014-15.

May 15, 2015
Whitaker qualifies for NCAAs in final meet of regular season
Kelsey Whitaker will run at her third NCAA Championships of 2014-15 next week after turning in D3's 17th-fastest time of the outdoor season.

May 10, 2015
ECAC Champs! Cote earns MVP honors as Judges top Albertus, 9-4, in title game
Nikki Cote was named tournament MVP after allowing a 1.50 ERA and striking out 18 in 14 innings of work.

May 9, 2015
Brandeis softball headed to ECAC Tournament Championship Round
The Judges defeated Suffolk, 10-5, and Southern Maine, 8-0. Leah Shapiro and Cori Coleman each had a 4 RBI game, and Nikki Cote allowed just five hits and one unearned run in nine innings with 11 strikeouts.

May 9, 2015
Outdoor track runs at Open New England Championships
Junior Kelsey Whitaker just missed All-New England All-Division honors, finishing 10th in the 1,500-meter run. She was second among D3 runners.

May 8, 2015
Falkson named UAA Rookie of the Year; O'Neill earns first-team status
Nick Falkson led the team in batting average and slugging percentage, while Sean O'Neill's 2.18 ERA was second-lowest in the conference.

May 8, 2015
Pandian named ITA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year
After helping both the Brandeis men's and women's tennis teams to Top 30 national rankings all season long, Judges' fourth-year assistant Pauri Pandian (pictured on the right) was recognized by the ITA.

May 5, 2015
Softball places three on All-UAA team
Amanda Genovese became a four-time All-Association selection; Anya Kamber a two-time team member; and Cori Coleman was honored for the first time.

May 4, 2015
Softball claims top seed in ECAC tournament, will host double elimination round starting Saturday
The Judges are hosting the ECAC tournament weekend for the third time in four years. They will meet the winner of Suffolk vs. Becker at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

April 29, 2015
Baseball drops finale to UMass Dartmouth, 4-3
The Judges were one strike away from victory, but the Corsairs spoiled the Judges' senior day.

April 29, 2015
Sullivan Powers Softball to Routs of Suffolk in Season Finale
WALTHAM, Mass.- Junior Madison Sullivan racked up nine RBI over two five-inning victories against the visiting Rams as the Judges cruised to 10-2 and 8-0 victories.

April 26, 2015
O'Neill, Miller pitch baseball past Trinity
The Judges got a pair of complete-game performances from Sean O'Neill and Sam Miller to defeat the Bantams, 3-1 and 4-2.

April 26, 2015
Men's tennis finishes 6th at UAA Championships
The #29 Judges topped Rochester, 6-3, in the consolation semis, but fell to #12 Case Western Reserve in the fifth-place match.

April 26, 2015
Sidique wins third UAA triple jump title
Mo Sidique successfully defended his outdoor crown with a leap of 14.10 meters (46-3 1/4) winning by 4.5 inches.

April 26, 2015
Softball moves over .500 with sweep of Framingham State
Late home runs from Madi Gagnon, Maddie Sullivan and Amanda Shore propelled the Judges past the Rams, 5-2 and 4-2.

April 26, 2015
Whitaker wins UAA crown in 1,500-meter run, Fenenbock All-UAA in javelin
Junior Kelsey Whitaker claimed her first University Athletic Association title and second career individual All-Association honor in track, winning in 4:38.94.

April 25, 2015
Sidique finishes fifth in long jump on Day One of UAA Championships
Mo Sidique just missed All-UAA honors in the long jump, while the 4x800 meter relay placed fifth as well.

April 25, 2015
Big inning propels softball to split with Babson
The Judges scored 10 runs in the fourth inning of game one, boosted by a Maddie Sullivan grand slam, and held on for a 10-9 win. The Beavers came back with a 9-1 win in the nightcap.

April 25, 2015
#27 women's tennis finishes sixth at UAAs
The Judges defeated Rochester, 8-1, in the consolation semifinals, but lost to #21 Case Western Reserve by the same score in the fifth-place match. Carley Cooke went 3-1 in the two matches, the final two dual matches of her career.

April 25, 2015
Burhans qualifies for two finals on Day 1 of UAA Championships
In the prelims of the 200 and 400-meter dashes, rookie Haliana Burhans advanced to tomorrow's finals. The Judges scored their only points of the day in the 4x800-meter relay.

April 24, 2015
Doyle, Falkson homer, but baseball drops 14-7 decision to Salve Regina
Despite a pair of homers, the Judges couldn't stop the Seahawks.

April 24, 2015
#29 men's tennis drops 7-2 decision to #10 Carnegie Mellon in UAA quarters
The Judges got a win at No. 2 doubles from the duo of sophomores Michael Arguello and Jeff Cherkin and at No. 6 singles from junior Eric Miller.

April 24, 2015
Softball gets Senior Day split with Bowdoin
The softball team posted a dramatic comeback against Bowdoin in game two, 6-5, after dropping the opener, 9-0. Before the game, the Judges honored five seniors - Cori Coleman, Nikki Cote, Amanda Genovese, Anya Kamber and Tasha Quiroz.

April 23, 2015
Baseball can't erase early deficit in 10-7 loss at Gordon
The Judges gave up six runs in the first three innings, but couldn't quite get over the hump against the Scots. Nick Falkson had three RBI in five plate appearances, with a single, two sacrifice flies and two walks.

April 23, 2015
#27 Women's tennis drops marathon UAA quarterfinal to #11 WashU, 9-0
Thanks to more than five hours of rain delays, the women's tennis team UAA opener against WashU started at 9 am and ended around 7:30 at night, thanks to three-set matches at 1 and 2 singles.

April 22, 2015
Baseball drops 7-5 decision at Curry
Ryan Tettemer hit his second home run in as many games, a two-run shot in the first, but the Judges couldn't make it stand up.

April 21, 2015
Haley Cohen named UAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week
After going 4-0 at No. 1 doubles and 1 and 2 singles, the rookie was honored for the first time in her career.

April 8, 2015
Former players, current coaches on lessons learned from Coach Varney's 700 wins
On April 7, Brandeis baseball coach Pete Varney earned his 700th career win, making him the fourth Division III coach from New England to reach the plateau. Some of his former players, now coaches themselves, talked about their experience playing for Coach V.

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 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

November 4, 2014
Homecoming 2014 Wrapup
Read all about the successes of Homecoming 2014!

October 22, 2014
Homecoming 2014 Photo Album
It was a terrific weekend with great games and camaraderie. Here are some of the highlights!

October 20, 2014
Soccer coaches featured in Oct. 20 Boston Globe Sports
Stan Grossfeld of the Globe wrote about Mike Coven and Denise Dallamora's combined 77 years on the sidelines.

October 17, 2014
You Can Play: Brandeis University
The Judges of Brandeis University join the You Can Play Project in promoting diversity and acceptance of all, including LGBTQ athletes, coaches, staff and fans. There is no place for discrimination with the Judges. If you can play, you can play. http://www.brandeis.edu http://youcanplayproject.org/