Brandeis Athletics Top Stories

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.

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 19, 2014
#7 Brandeis sits atop the UAA with a win over conference opponent #9 Emory, 1-0
Tyler Savonen took the lead over Emory with his second penalty shot of the season that led to a Brandeis victory.

October 19, 2014
Late goal gives Brandeis women 1-1 tie with #9 Emory
Junior Melissa Darling had two terrific plays on defense then assisted Samantha Schwartz's game-winner in the 85th minute.

October 18, 2014
Volleyball claims eighth seed at UAA Championships
The Judges were swept by Case, Carnegie Mellon and Emory before picking up a win in the third set of a 3-1 loss to Rochester.

October 18, 2014
Hoey leads men's x-country to eighth place at Conn. College
In the last meet before UAAs, Quinton Hoey led a group that was 1:05 from first to fifth finishers.

October 18, 2014
Dolins finishes 10th at Conn. College in tuneup for UAAs
The Judges were sixth out of 19 teams thanks to Maddie Dolins' second-straight All-Invitational performance.

October 18, 2014
Fabian, Luk earn three wins, but men's swimming drops opener to Wheaton
The Judges and Lyons each won seven swimming events, but the visitors scored 26 additional points in diving in a 151.5-136.5 meet.

October 17, 2014
Women suffer second straight loss, falling to UAA opponent #5 Carnegie Mellon 1-0
The Brandeis women's soccer team looked to bounce back after a tough loss last weekend but was stopped by UAA #5 Carnegie Mellon.

October 17, 2014
Vieira scores golden goal in 2OT win over Carnegie Mellon
With 3:45 left in the second overtime, sophomore Zach Vieira tallied his third game-winning goal of the season to lead the Judges to another 1-0 UAA victory.

September 19, 2014
Athletics Homecoming 2014: October 17-19
Join us for some fun and friends as the Judges enter the thick of UAA play!

September 11, 2014
Be Bold, Be Bald Fundraiser comes to Brandeis
Thanks to the work of Max Berner '16 and James Machado '16, the Brandeis Athletics community is hoping to come together to raise money for cancer research with a unique campaign.

October 15, 2014
Liz Hood profiled by BrandeisNow
Julian Cardillo '14 profiled senior Liz Hood, who has played through pain the last two seasons.

October 11, 2014
Granoff and Bunis lead Judges at Wallach Invitational
Granoff had big wins in both singles and doubles action leading to semifinal and quarterfinal berths, respectively.

October 14, 2014
Savonen, #7 men's soccer sail past MMA, 3-0
Tyler Savonen struck twice in the first 20 minutes for the second multi-goal game of his season and sixth of his career.

October 11, 2014
#4 men's soccer suffers first defeat of season, 2-1, at hands of Rochester
The Yellowjackets scored twice in the second half, doubling the offensive output of Brandeis's opponents on the season. Foti Andreo scored a late goal, but the equalizer never came.

October 11, 2014
Win streak snapped as #20 Brandeis women’s soccer gets blanked by Rochester, 2-0
The #20 Brandeis women's soccer team surrendered the most goals in a game this season against UAA opponent the University of Rochester in a 2-0 loss.

October 7, 2014
#4 Men's soccer moves to 11-0 with 1-0 win at MIT
Josh Ocel scored just 58 seconds into the second half to give the Judges their eighth shutout in a row.

October 7, 2014
1-0 win over Eastern Nazarene makes it 11 in a row for #20 women
The Judges returned to the NSCAA Division III rankings by blanking their eighth-straight opponent thanks to an early Samantha Schwartz goal.

October 5, 2014
Savonen leads the Judges to win #10 against Case Western Reserve 1-0
The Brandeis Judges looked to extend their win streak against their first UAA opponent Case Western Reserve.

October 5, 2014
#24 women extend winning streak to 10 in a row
The Judges blanked Case, 1-0, in their UAA opener. Sapir Edalati headed home a Holly Szafran corner in the 12th minute for the game-winner.

October 5, 2014
Volleyball drops first three UAA matches
Julie Kim recorded two double-doubles, but it wasn't enough against the #4 team in the nation in WashU, the defending UAA champs from Chicago and their rivals from NYU.

October 4, 2014
Men's x-country earns second win of 2014 at Keene State
Jarret Harrigan and Ryan Stender were the top two finishers as the Judges placed five runners in the top 15 to edge the host Owls.

October 4, 2014
Dolins, Whitaker take top two spots at Keene State, women place second
The Judges finished behind the host Owls, but Maddie Dolins reached the top of the podium for the first time in her career.

October 2, 2014
Edalati, Lanahan earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors for Sept. 29
It was the second week in a row for Sapir Edalati as offensive player of the week, and the first time in the career for Conor Lanahan on defense.

September 30, 2014
#4 Men's soccer tops #12 Wheaton, 1-0, in battle of top two teams in New England
Michael Soboff scored in the 58th minute, handing the Lyons their first loss of the season and extending the Judges' winning streak to nine in a row, seven of which have come by shutout.

September 30, 2014
#24 women's soccer rolls to ninth-straight win, 5-0, over Smith
Sapir Edalati had two more goals and an assist to lead the Judges to their program-record-tying ninth win in a row, sixth by shutout.

September 30, 2014
Volleyball falls to Endicott in three sets
The Judges got nine kills from senior Shemira Pennyman, but couldn't overcome tough defense by the Gulls.

September 27, 2014
Women's soccer topples #11 Bowdoin, 1-0, to run winning streak to eight
Senior Emma Eddy anchored a Judge defense that held the Polar Bears to just five shots and assisted the game-winning goal in the 79th minute.

September 27, 2014
Volleyball drops a pair at Colby-Sawyer
Despite a team-high 13 kills on the afternoon by sophomore Jessica Kaufman, including 10 in the first match, the Judges saw their three-match winning streak snapped by Emmanuel and CSC.

September 26, 2014
Arguello, Cherkin lead Brandeis men at ITA Regionals
The sophomores reached the semifinals of the doubles tournament, the deepest run under head coach Ben Lamanna.

September 24, 2014
#3 Brandeis cruises to another victory over longtime rival, Babson 2-0
The #3 ranked Judges add another "W" to their win column after taking down Babson 2-0.

September 23, 2014
Soboff named NSCAA Division III Men's National Player of the Week
After knocking two other teams from the ranks of the unbeaten with a goal and an assist, Michael Soboff was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

September 23, 2014
Women's soccer pushes streak to seven with 1-0 win at Wellesley
Samantha Schwartz's 14th-minute goal stood up as the Judges blanked their fourth-straight opponent. Brandeis's streak is the longest since 2010.

September 23, 2014
Volleyball outlasts Simmons, 3-2, for third win in a row
The Judges survived a test from coach Alesia Vaccari's former squad. Rookie setter Julie Kim had a double-double with 42 assists and 13 digs.

September 22, 2014
Three from soccer earn UAA Player of the Week honors
Michael Soboff and Sapir Edalati were named Offensive Players of the Week, while Robbie Lynch was a Defensive honoree.

September 20, 2014
#5 men take battle of unbeaten squads, 2-0, over Tufts
Robbie Lynch's first collegiate goal came late in the second half to give the Judges their seventh win in a row.

September 20, 2014
Men's tennis rolls past Colby-Sawyer, 8-1, in lone dual match of fall
The Judges swept doubles by three 8-2 scores, then won five of six singles matches.

September 20, 2014
Cross country squads earn top-five finishes at UMass Dartmouth
Jarrett Harrigan (11th pl.) led the men to third place, their best finish at UMD since 2011, while Maddie Dolins (4th pl.) guided the women to fifth overall. Greg Bray won the men's sub-varsity race.

September 20, 2014
Edalati paces women to sixth-straight win, 1-0, over Lesley
The Judges extended their winning streak to six matches, their longest since 2010, after Holly Szafran found Edalati in the 79th minute.