Brandeis Athletics Top Stories

July 31, 2015
Vaughan '90 to be inducted into New England Basketball Hall of Fame
The Judges' fourth all-time leading scorer and career leader in steals will be honored on August 8 in Worcester.

July 29, 2015
Four named to UAA Presidents Council Scholar Athlete team
Noah Berman, Jake Picard, Mathilde Robinson and Kelsey Whitaker each carried a 3.50 GPA and earned first-team All-UAA (or equivalent) honors.

July 16, 2015
Brandeis Athletics Corporate Partnership Program
Learn more about how your company can support the Judges!

July 14, 2015
Zides profile earns CoSIDA Stabley Writing Award
The story of Brandeis's undergraduate assistant Jordan Zides '15, written by sports information director Adam Levin '94, was honored as one of the top coaching profiles written in 2014-15.

July 1, 2015
The 2015-16 Brandeis Athletic Composite Schedule
Click here to find all the events for the 2015-16 Brandeis Judges season!

June 30, 2015
Brandeis Athletics 2014-15 Year In Review: By The Numbers
A look back the school year that just ended, by the numbers.

June 25, 2015
Pete Varney announces retirement as baseball coach after 34 years
After more than 700 wins, 21 postseason berths, 12 NCAA tournament spots and a trip to the Division III World Series in 1999, coach Varney leaves behind quite a legacy on Brandeis Athletics.

June 22, 2015
Andrew Baker '18 featured in Wilmington Town Crier
Michael Ippolito of the Wilmington paper featured the 2015 Morrie Stein Award of Valor winner, who swam for the Judges while living with muscular dystrophy.

June 11, 2015
Cooke earns fifth career All-America honor
After finishing the season in the ITA Division III top 20 for the fourth time, Carley Cooke '15 is the most decorated Brandeis female student-athlete in a decade.

June 10, 2015
DelPonte named Brandeis softball head coach
The Judges have added Danielle DelPonte, a 2009 UConn graduate who was most recently head coach at Anna Maria College, as the fourth softball coach in Brandeis history.

June 18, 2015
UPDATE: Kevin Dupont '16 blogs from around the world: IBS Link Added!
Last year, Kevin Dupont interned in Washington, DC and spent the fall abroad in Geneva, Switzerland. This summer he's going even further afield!

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
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 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 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.