Brandeis Athletics Top Stories

December 1, 2015
Coven named NSCAA New England Coach of the Year
After winning the UAA title and reaching the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the fourth year in a row, Mike Coven was named the New England Division III Coach of the Year for the second time.

November 24, 2015
Women's hoops drops second straight, 63-42, at Emmanuel
In a rematch of an ECAC tournament semifinal from last year, the Saints outscored the Judges 20-9 in the second quarter to take the decision. Sydney Sodine just missed a double-double with nine points and 11 rebounds.

November 24, 2015
Three fencers claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors, Nov. 24
Ashley Jean and Nina Sayles were honored for the first time this season for the women, while Kyle Berney was recognized for the second time for the men.

November 24, 2015
Men's hoops suffers first defeat of season to Lasell 59-52
Nate Meehan had nine points off the bench, but the Judges couldn't overcome slow starts to both halves as they fell to the Lasers.

November 21, 2015
Fencers go undefeated at first Northeast Conference meet of season
The women went 6-0, while the men were 5-0. The Judges had three wins that avenged losses from '14-'15. Ashley Jean and Nina Sayles of the women's sabre squad each went 14-2.

November 21, 2015
Bryson caps stellar rookie cross country campaign with All-America honors
Finishing 31st overall, Emily Bryson was the second rookie to finish, becoming just the third Brandeis newcomer since 2000 to earn All-America honors.

November 21, 2015
Vilmont matches career-high 22 points in 85-58 win for men's basketball over RIC
The Judges led wire-to-wire and put three players in double figures in scoring. Tim Reale added 14 points, while John Powell had 10 points, seven boards and three blocked shots.

November 21, 2015
#3 men's soccer can't solve #2 Trinity (Texas) in 2-0 loss in NCAA tourney third round
The Judges lost just three contests this season, two of which came against the Tigers, this time in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Brandeis's season comes to close with an 18-2-1 record.

November 21, 2015
#11 women fall in overtime in Sweet 16, 1-0, at the hands of #3 William Smith
The Judges battled the Herons to overtime, but suffered only their third loss of the season. The Judges' end their campaign with a 15-3-4 record.

November 21, 2015
Women's hoops suffers first setback, 69-52, at the hands of #3 Tufts
Paris Hodges notched a game-high 14 points but the Judges couldn't overcome a balanced attack from the Jumbos.

November 20, 2015
Swimmers drop a pair at Bentley
Fallon Bushee was a double-winner for the Judge women, while Zach Diamond won twice for the men. The women dropped a 191-91 decision, while the score was 191-97 on the men's side.

November 20, 2015
Follow the Judges this Saturday with our Viewing Guide!
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November 18, 2015
Cooper's huge second half helps men's hoops fend off UMass Dartmouth, 66-65
Sophomore Jordan Cooper scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half and the Judges avenged a two-point loss at home from last year.

November 18, 2015
Six from women's soccer honored by UAA
Mathilde Robinson was first-team All-Association selection for the second year in a row. Holly Szafran and Alec Spivack - a three-time honoree - were on the second team, while three of the Judges' stalwarts on defense were honorable mentions - Michaela Friedman, Haley Schachter and Alexis Grossman .

November 17, 2015
Fan buses available for Sweet 16 Soccer action!
If you want to follow the Judges to Amherst, the Department of Athletics can help. Click the headline for details!

November 17, 2015
Women roar past RWU, 78-71, in overtime
Niki Laskaris scored 14 of her team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, while Maria Jackson grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds as part of a double-double performance.

November 17, 2015
Coven heads UAA Coaching Staff of the Year; six named to All-Association team
Lanahan, Ocel and Woodhouse were first-team selections, Lynch, Picard and Vieira are on the second team All-Association.

November 17, 2015
Bryson to run at NCAA Division III Championships
Emily Bryson of Quincy, Mass., will be the first rookie in school history to earn individual qualification to the NCAA D3 Women's Cross Country championships.

November 15, 2015
Moving on! Women's soccer advances past Amherst on PKs to get to NCAA tourney Sweet 16
After a 1-1 regulation, the Judges advanced on penalties, 3-2, thanks to two big saves by Alexis Grossman.

November 15, 2015
Still dancing! Jastremski scores in 2 OT to lead men to NCAA Tourney Sweet 16
The Judges are back in the section round for the fourth year in a row following Evan Jastremski's goal to win it, 2-1, in the 102nd minute.

November 14, 2015
Ocel scores dramatic goal to send MSoccer past Thomas to 2nd round, 2-1
As his brother did in 2012, junior Josh Ocel scored a game-winning goal with less than a minute left in regulation to help the Judges advance in the NCAA tournament.

November 14, 2015
#11/13 women's soccer wins NCAA opener, 1-0, over WCSU
Lea McDaniel scored in the 25th minute and the Judges made the lead hold up. They meet host Amherst tomorrow at 1 p.m.

November 14, 2015
Coach Simon Secures 400th Win, Women's Basketball Takes Brandeis Tip-Off Tournament
WALTHAM, Mass.- Head Coach Carol Simon earned her 400th win, three Judges made the All-Tournament team, and junior Maria Jackson was named tournament MVP as Brandeis cruised past ENC 70-54.

November 14, 2015
E. Bryson, Dolins named All-New England as women's x-country finishes 8th
Bryson finished 13th overall, while Maddie Dolins earned her second All-Region honor in 29th place.

November 13, 2015
Jackson leads 4 in double figures as women's hoops open with rout of MHC, 81-38
The Judges got coach Carol Simon her 399th career win with a balanced attack and some tenacious rebounding (58-39).

November 13, 2015
Men roll past Curry, 88-60, behind 17 from Vilmont
John Powell had 11 in the first half and Jordan Cooper added 12 in the second while Robinson Vilmont was steady throughout the game.

November 9, 2015
Men's soccer to host NCAA Regional for fourth-straight year
The Judges meet Thomas College on Saturday at 5 p.m., followed by RPI and Stevens Tech at 7:30.

November 9, 2015
Women's soccer back in NCAA tournament, to meet WCSU at Amherst
With one of the stingiest defenses in school history, the Brandeis women are back in the tourney for the fifth time ever and first in back-to-back seasons.

November 9, 2015
Men's and Women's Soccer headed back to NCAA tournament!
The women will meet Western Connecticut State University at Amherst in the first round, while the men will host Thomas College. More details inside!

November 10, 2015
Women's hoops to open season with Tip-Off Tournament presented by Park Lodge Hotel Group
The Judges look to build on their 2015 ECAC New England title when they meet Mount Holyoke on Friday at 6:00.

November 7, 2015
Berney, Litle earn silver at the Big One
Sophomore Kyle Berney earned a medal for the second year in a row, while Eli Litle did so for the first time in a Brandeis uniform.

November 7, 2015
Mattos earns gold at fencing season opener, The Big One
Senior Caroline Mattos won the foil event for the first time since her freshman year after adding silver and bronze to her collection as well.

November 7, 2015
#5/6 Men's Soccer finishes strong with 3-0 win over NYU
Juniors Evan Jastremski, Zach Vieira and Josh Ocel helped the Judges's seniors to their 69th win over the last four years, the most by any graduating class in program history.

November 7, 2015
#11/14 Women's Soccer tops NYU, 1-0, to close out regular season
Thanks to a goal in the 35th minute by Lea McDaniel, the Judges close their regular season with a 14-2-3 record and await the NCAA Division III Tournament selection show on Monday at 1 p.m.

November 6, 2015
Volleyball finishes in eighth place at UAA Championships
The Judges took the first set off NYU for the second time this season, but the Judges couldn't hold the momentum. Grace Krumpack had a double-double against the Violets.

November 3, 2015
Bryson adds National Division 3 Runner of the Week honors
After claiming the UAA crown on her home course, Emily Bryson was the second Judge to earn national weekly honors this year.

November 1, 2015
MSoccer clinches UAA title with 2-1 win at Rochester
Behind goals from Josh Berg and Kyle Robinson, the Brandeis men's soccer team won its first-ever automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

October 31, 2015
Bryson claims 2015 UAA Women's Cross Country title
The first woman to win UAA Rookie of the Year as the champion of the meet, Emily Bryson edged her competitor from Chicago at the wire!

November 1, 2015
#8/9 WSoccer finishes with second draw of weekend 1-1 at Rochester
Melissa Darling scored in the 37th minute of a windy contest, but the Yellowjackets equalized in the second half to force the tie.

October 31, 2015
Hutton leads men at UAA Championships
Mitchell Hutton was the team's top finisher for the first time in his career, missing All-Association honors by just under two seconds.