Brandeis Athletics Top Stories

March 2, 2015
Women's basketball headed back to ECAC tournament
The Judges (13-12) are the sixth seed and will meet third-seeded Roger Williams (19-7) on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

March 1, 2015
Sidique earns All-UAA honors with silver in triple jump
Though he wasn't able to defend his title, Mo Sidique did earn his third career All-Association honor despite missing much of the regular season.

February 28, 2015
Women's DMR captures All-UAA honors on first day of championships
The team of Kristi Pisarik '15, Haliana Burhans '18, Ashley Piccirillo-Horan '17 and Kelsey Whitaker '16 finished third to earn All-Association honors for the Judges in the DMR for the third year in a row.

February 28, 2015
Men close season with 90-75 loss at NYU
Jordan Cooper had 18 points, five rebounds, two blocks and two steals, but it wasn't enough to overcome a hot-shooting Violet team.

February 28, 2015
Women fall, 71-62, at #19 NYU to end regular season, await possible ECAC berth
Hannah and Heather Cain combined for 27 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in their last regular-season game together.

February 27, 2015
Ed Manganiello '54, Brandeis Hall of Famer, passes away
Ed Manganiello '54 was a Little All-American and a two-time football captain who was inducted into the Brandeis Hall of Fame in 1995.

February 24, 2015
Falkson, Miller earn UAA, D3Baseball honors
Rookie SS Nick Falkson was named UAA Hitter of the Week and to the D3Baseball Team of the Week, while junior Sam Miller earned UAA Co-Pitcher of the Week honors

February 22, 2015
Men's basketball falls to WashU, 72-44
Tim Reale had 11 of his team's 44 points, but a season-low offensive output wasn't enough against the 20th-ranked Bears.

February 22, 2015
Men's sabre squad earns pair of medals at NEIFC, U.S. Squad Championships
Adam Mandel, Jess Ochs-Willard, Eric Shen and Kyle Berney took home gold at New Englands and a second-straight bronze at the U.S. Squad championships this weekend.

February 22, 2015
Softball sweeps Mount Ida, 15-0 and 11-2, to open 2015 season
The Judges retired 15 in a row after a leadoff single in the opener, then rolled again in the second game against the Mustangs.

February 22, 2015
First-half drought costs women against No. 9 WashU, 64-51
Hannah Cain had 12 points, seven rebounds and career-high five steals, but the Bears put together a 17-0 run midway through the first half to take the win.

February 22, 2015
Women's epee squad shines at New Englands, U.S. Squad Championships
Rookie Liz Feller and juniors Sonya Glickman, Gwen Mowell and Rosa Zhang were named UAA Women's Fencers of the Week for their two silver-medal performances.

February 21, 2015
Whitaker name All-New England in mile
Junior Kelsey Whitaker turned in the second-ranked time in the UAA as she finished fourth in the mile run at the New England Division III Championships at Smith.

February 20, 2015
Miller, Falkson lead baseball to split with St. Joseph's (Brooklyn)
The Judges won game two of the twinbill, 4-0, behind seven innings of shutout ball from junior Sam Miller and three RBI, two run a double and a home run from rookie SS Nick Falkson.

February 20, 2015
Judges complete sweep of Chicago, 78-63
Rookie Nate Meehan scored a career-high 22 points, on 7-of-9 shooting overall and 5-of-6 from deep. The Judges shot lights out, hitting 54% overall and 67% from deep.

February 20, 2015
#31 men's tennis suffers 7-2 defeat at #25 Redlands
Michael Arguello and Jeff Cherkin won at No. 2 doubles, while Alec Siegel won at No. 4 singles in a marathon.

February 20, 2015
Women can't hang on against UAA-leading Chicago, 86-69
Paris Hodges scored 15 points off the bench, but four opponents reached double figures in scoring as well.

February 20, 2015
#25 women's tennis falls at #19 Redlands, 5-4
Carley Cooke and Haley Cohen went unbeaten at #1 doubles and the top two singles positions, but the Judges could only secure one additional point in just missing out on the upset.

February 19, 2015
Rookies pace baseball to first win of season, 7-4, over St. Joe's (Brooklyn)
DH Ryan Pocock went 2-4 and drove in two more runs, SS Nick Falkson had three hits and a stolen base and starter Sean O'Neill allowed just two runs in eight innings.

February 18, 2015
Pocock hits grand slam in college debut, but baseball drops opener at Warner, 8-7
Ryan Pocock went deep in his third collegiate plate appearance and tossed 1.2 innings of scoreless relief to boot.

February 18, 2015
#31 Men's tennis edged by #20 Cal Lutheran, 5-4
Sophomore Michael Arguello was a double winner as the Judges took 2 of 3 doubles matches, but couldn't close out singles.

February 18, 2015
#25 women's tennis gets past #31 Chapman, 7-2
Senior Simone Vandroff was one of four double winners as the Judges picked up their first win of the season.

February 17, 2015
#31 Men's tennis opens spring season with 6-3 win at Chapman
The Judges kicked off a four-match trip to California by winning five of six singles matches. Brian Granoff earned a pair of wins at #1 singles and doubles.

February 16, 2015
Men's hoops drops home finale, 71-55, to Case
Graduate student Connor Arnold had a career-high seven assists in his last regular-season game, but the Judges couldn't overcome a hot first half by the Spartans.

February 16, 2015
Women clinch winning regular season with 77-68 win over Case
Hannah Cain led the Judges with 15 points on Senior Day, while the bench outscored the Spartans, 41-11.

February 15, 2015
Athletics administrator Vanessa Cox killed in car crash
A memorial service for Vanessa will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Napoli Room of the Gosman Athletic Center. All are welcome to attend.

February 13, 2015
Reale's career-high 20 lifts men past Carnegie Mellon, 68-57
Sophomore Tim Reale scored 14 of his career-best in the second half as the Judges never trailed the Tartans.

February 13, 2015
Women lead wire-to-wire in 59-44 win over Carnegie Mellon
Frankie Pinto had 12 points and a career-high eight rebounds, while Hannah Cain added 12 as well and Maria Jackson had 11. The Judges held CMU to 24.8% shooting.

February 13, 2015
Four Judges place during day 3 of the UAA Swimming and Diving Championships
Max Fabian, Joanna Murphy, Sherry Tu, and Amy Sheinhait all place in individual events during day 3 of the University Athletic Association championships.

February 12, 2015
Fabian sets school record in 500 free on Day 2 of UAAs
Fabian placed 22nd after breaking his own record by more than a second. The Judges also got a 13th-place finish from diver Sam Zucker.

February 12, 2015
Women's basketball to host Play 4Kay on Friday night

February 11, 2015
Men take second, women third at 2015 Fencing Beanpot
The men topped BC and MIT, while men's epee added a squad win over Harvard. Before the match, the Judges honored their five seniors before their final home event.

February 8, 2015
Judges drop 66-64 OT loss at Rochester
Brandeis suffered its second two-point overtime loss on the road in UAA play this season. Robinson Vilmont led the Judges with a career-high 22 points.

February 8, 2015
Women earn split of season series with UR, 60-52
Hannah Cain had a career-high 18 points, while reserves Olivia Shaw (16) and Paris Hodges (15) outscored the entire Rochester bench on their own. It was the Judges' first win on the Yellowjackets' home court since 2010.

February 8, 2015
Women's fencing goes 3-2 at FDU Invitational
The Judges were paced by sophomore sabre fencer Ashley Jean, who went 12-2. Brandeis defeated Johns Hopkins, Stevens and NJIT but fell to #10 Temple and were edged by hosts Farleigh Dickinson.

February 7, 2015
Harrigan turns in top UAA time in 3K at Tufts Cupid Challenge
Senior Jarret Harrigan ran a personal best 8:45.30 in the event, qualifying for the New England and ECAC Division III Championships. He placed second.

February 7, 2015
Haley Cohen goes 2-0 in dual-match debut, #25 women's tennis falls to D1 Bryant, 6-1
Rookie Haley Cohen had wins at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles, but the Judges fell to the Bulldogs using Division I rules.

February 6, 2015
Men fall to #14 Emory, 89-53
Jordan Cooper had 13 points, but it wasn't enough to overcome cold shooting.

February 6, 2015
Women rally twice before falling at Emory, 67-61
Frankie Pinto had 11 of her 14 points in the second half, but the Judges couldn't quite get past the Eagles.

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.