May 7, 2009
Livada, O'Brion earn All-UAA accolades
Junior 1B Drake Livada and classmate 2B John O'Brion earned All-University Athletic Association honors. Livada was named to the first team, while O'Brion was a second-team selection.
May 2, 2009
Suffolk sweep spoils senior swan song, 10-2 & 11-1
The Brandeis baseball senior class saw their final season come to a tough end, falling twice to the Suffolk University Rams, 10-2 and 11-1. The first contest was tight through the first six innings, with Brandeis leading 2-1 until a three-run Ram fifth, while six in the seventh put the game out of reach.
May 1, 2009
Nine-run inning not enough as Judges fall to Wheaton, 12-9
Senior James Collins had a valiant effort in his final collegiate game, and the Judges put up their biggest inning of the season with a nine-run fourth, but visiting Wheaton won the battle of the bullpens, taking a 12-9 decision under the lights at Stein Diamond.
April 29, 2009
Late rally sinks baseball against Bowdoin, 6-5
Sophomore Pat Nicholson tossed his team-leading fourth complete game of the season and rookie LF Jon Chu hit a go-ahead double in the top of the eighth inning, but host Bowdoin rallied with two in the bottom of the ninth to take a 6-5 non-conference baseball win in Brunswick, Maine.
April 27, 2009
Baseball bounces back with 9-6 win over Amherst
In the midst of a four-game stretch against NESCAC opponents, the Brandeis baseball team bounced back from a pair of losses to Trinity to knock off Amherst College, 9-6. Rookie CF Sean O'Hare led the way, going 3-5 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored. Senior David Packard earned the win with five strong innings and sophomore Nick Pollack threw three perfect innings for his first save.
April 26, 2009
Baseball drops DH to #6 Trinity, 10-4 and 13-3
The Brandeis University baseball team lost both ends of a doubleheader to #6 Trinity College (Conn.). The Judges had a 4-2 advantage going into the sixth inning of the first game before giving the game up and losing 10-4. In the second game, the Bantams scored eight runs in the top of the fifth to go on to win, 13-3.
April 24, 2009
Brzozowski fans career-high 10 as Judges blank Endicott, 4-0
Junior Drew Brzozowski struck out a career-high 10 Endicott College batters, throwing 8.1 innings of three-hit ball as the Judges blanked the Gulls, 4-0, on Stein Diamond today. Brzozowski retired the side in order in five of the eight innings he completed to improve to 5-1.
April 23, 2009
Nicholson, heart of the lineup, lead Brandeis past UMass-Boston, 9-2
Sophomore righty Pat Nicholson tossed his team-leading third complete game of the season and the Judges' 4-5-6 hitters combined to go 9-for-13 with a home run, three RBI and five runs scored to defeat the visiting UMass-Boston Beacons, 9-2, on Stein Diamond today.
April 22, 2009
Brandeis schedule changes, April 22
Because of inclement weather, the Brandeis-Amherst baseball game scheduled for April 21 at 3:30 p.m. has been postponed. It will be made up on Monday, April 27 at 4 p.m. Additionally, the game scheduled for April 23 at Roger Williams University has been cancelled so that RWU can make up a conference game. There is no make-up date scheduled.
April 21, 2009
Livada named UAA baseball player of the week
WALTHAM, Mass. Brandeis University junior DH Drake Livada of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, was selected as University Athletic Associations baseball Player of the Week for the second time in his career. He has helped the Judges get to an overall record 13-19 with 10 games remaining this season.
April 18, 2009
Livada leads baseball team in split with Babson
Junior Drake Livada had six hits, including three doubles and a home run as the Brandeis baseball team split with Babson College. The Judges took the opener, 5-4, before the Beavers rallied for an 8-7 win in nine in game two.
April 17, 2009
Brzozowski gets baseball back on track with 9-2 win over Salem State
Junior hurler Drew Brzozowski allowed just three hits over the first seven innings of work and tied his career-high with eight strikeouts as the Judges got back on the right track with a 9-2 win over Salem State today. John O'Brion led the offensive attack, going 3-3 with two RBI, two runs scored and a double.
April 16, 2009
Baseball suffers 7-3 loss to Johnson and Wales
The Brandeis baseball team got an impressive bullpen performance from sophomore John McGrath and rookie Alex Tynan, but it wasn't enough to overcome an early 6-0 deficit as the Judges fell to Johnson & Wales, 7-3, on Stein Diamond.
April 15, 2009
WPI takes pitcher's duel from baseball team, 4-0
Despite seven strikeouts from sophomore Pat Nicholson, tying a career high, the Brandeis offense was shut down by the WPI pitching staff, as the Judges suffered a 4-0 loss to the Engineers.
April 11, 2009
Baseball loses to WNEC, 4-1, in rainshortened DH
The Brandeis baseball team suffered its second-straight 4-1 defeat at the hands of Western New England College in the first game of a doubleheader. The second game was rained out.
April 7, 2009
Baseball drops 4-1 decision to Tufts
Despite the second home run in as many games by junior Drake Livada and a fine job of pitching out of trouble by sophomore Pat Nicholson, the Brandeis baseball team could not muster much offense in a 4-1 loss to rival Tufts in the 84th meeting between the two schools.
April 5, 2009
Baseball falls to Keene State, 17-8
Though the Judges pounded out 14 hits and three home runs, visiting Keene State had 20 hits and three round-trippers of their own in earning a 17-8 win on Stein Diamond. Tony Deshler, Pat Nicholson and Drake Livada - as a pinch hitter - each went deep for Brandeis.
April 4, 2009
Judges split slugfests with Clark
The Brandeis baseball team put up 20 runs in two games, but were only able to salvage a split with the Clark University Cougars. The Judges took the opener, 13-6, but fell in game two, 10-7. Sophomore Tony Deshler and junior Jon O'Brion each went deep on the day.
April 2, 2009
Two four-run innings for Fitchburg State down the Judges, 9-7
WALTHAM, Mass. The Brandeis University baseball team suffered their third straight loss, 9-7, to Fitchburg State College in regional action. With the loss, the Judges drop to 10-12 on the year, while Fitchburg State moves to 10-6 with the victory.
March 31, 2009
Baseball falls to MIT, 8-2
Rookie 3B Jon Chu reached base in all four plate appearances, going 2-2 with two walks, and senior LF Mike Alfego doubles, but it wasn't enough to overcome a fine pitching performance and timely hitting from visiting MIT, who took an 8-2 decision on Stein Diamond.
March 29, 2009
No. 6 Wheaton bats around in first three innings en route to 19-2 win over Judges
The sixth-ranked Wheaton College baseball team scored 19 runs through just three innings en route to a 19-2 non-conference victory over Brandeis University Sunday afternoon at Sidell Stadium. The Lyons, who are averaging 15 runs in their past three games, snapped a three-game Judge winning streak.
March 28, 2009
Brandeis baseball get two wins in doubleheader against Springfield
WALTHAM, Mass. The Brandeis University baseball team broke past the .500 mark with two wins in Saturdays afternoon doubleheader against Springfield College. The Judges won the first game, 6-2, and followed it up with a 5-3 victory over the Pride. With the two victories Brandeis improve to 10-9 on the year, while Springfield falls to 3-12.
March 25, 2009
Wentworth baseball downs Brandeis, 6-3
Despite two hits from rookie SS Sean O'Hare and a double from junior 2B John O'Brion, the Brandeis baseball team suffered a 6-3 setback at the hands of Wentworth Institute of Technology today.
March 21, 2009
Baseball sweeps RIT in home opener, 7-5 & 5-1
The Brandeis baseball team swept a twin-bill from visiting Rochester Institute of Technology today in the Judges' home opener. Brandeis won the opener, 7-5, thanks to four unearned runs, and took a 5-1 decision in the nightcap behind a complete-game eight-hitter from junior pitcher Drew Brzozowski and a home run from junior James Likis
March 20, 2009
Judges drop pitchers' duel to RIC, 2-1
Despite six innings of two-hit ball from sophomore Justin Duncombe and three hits, including two doubles, from junior John O'Brion, the Brandeis baseball team could not get the winning run home in falling to Rhode Island College, 2-1.
March 18, 2009
Judges rally for five in ninth to defeat Bridgewater State, 9-5, in New England opener
Rookie 3B Jon Chu unloaded the bases with a double, snapping a 5-5 tie in the ninth inning, and senior James Collins shut the door in the bottom of the inning as the baseball team defeated Bridgewater State, 9-5, in their New England opener.
March 14, 2009
Baseball drops two more at UAA Championships, 9-8 to Rochester and 12-0 to Emory
Big innings ended the Brandeis baseball team's hopes of repeating as UAA champions, as Rochester put up four in the fourth en route to a 9-8 win and Emory tallied nine in the first to hand the Judges a 12-0 loss. Brandeis ends their southern swing with a 4-7 record, 2-4 in the UAA.
March 13, 2009
WashU avenges loss to Brandeis behind six-run fourth in 8-6 victory
Despite a 3-5 performance with two RBI from sophomore Tony Deshler, the Brandeis baseball team could not overcome a six-run fourth inning by Washington University in an 8-6 University Athletic Association loss.
March 12, 2009
Deshler heroics rally Brandeis baseball past Case, 6-5
Sophomore LF Tony Deshler singled with the bases loaded to drive in two runs and give the Brandeis baseball team a 6-5 walk-off victory over Case Western Reserve University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action at Historic Sanford Stadium.
March 11, 2009
Baseball suffers 7-2 UAA loss to Rochester
Seven different players registered hits for the baseball team, but third baseman James Likis's double was the only one for extra bases, as the Judges fell to Rochester, 7-2, in UAA play.
March 10, 2009
Nicholson, Gallagher lead baseball past WashU in UAA opener, 3-1
Sophomore Pat Nicholson tossed a complete-game four-hitter and senior DH Nick Gallagher went deep for the first time in his career as the Judges defeated Washington University, 3-1, in their University Athletic Association opener.
February 23, 2009
Brandeis announces 2009 Hall of Fame class
The Brandeis University Department of Athletics and the Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) are proud to announce the members of the Class of 2009 to the Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame. The 13th Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at an 11:00 a.m. brunch ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Waltham on November 1.
February 21, 2009
Six-run fourth inning leads Hastings past Judges, 8-3, in Arizona
The Brandeis baseball team suffered its second-straight loss, as the Hastings University Broncos scored six runs in the fourth inning en route to an 8-3 victory in Peoria, Arizona.
February 21, 2009
Judges drop third straight, 6-2, to W&L
Despite a solid starting performance from sophomore lefty Justin Duncombe, the Brandeis baseball team dropped its third straight contest in Peoria, Ariz., 6-2, to Washington and Lee University. The Judges finish their spring trip with a 2-3 record.
February 20, 2009
Baseball suffers first loss at the hands of Washington & Lee, 7-4
After putting up 30 runs in their first two contests, the Brandeis baseball team was shut down against Washington & Lee University, as the Judges fell, 7-4, in Peoria, Ariz.
February 19, 2009
Offensive fireworks pace baseball to wins over Whitworth and Hastings in Arizona opener
The Brandeis baseball team exploded for 30 runs in season-opening wins over Whitworth University (11-8) and Hastings College (19-15) in their season opener in Peoria, Ariz., the spring training home of the San Diego Padres. The Judges scored three in the ninth to win the opener before batting around twice in the nightcap.
July 22, 2008
Brandeis in the news, July 22
Even out of season, Brandeis student-athletes current and past are making news!