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Mar 8, 2015
Brandeis
vs. Rochester
@ Sanford, FL
5:00 PM
UAA Championship
Mar 9, 2015
Brandeis
vs. NYU
@ Sanford, Fla.
11:00 AM
UAA Tournament
Mar 10, 2015
Case
vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, Fla.
2:00 PM
UAA Championship
Mar 11, 2015
Brandeis
vs. Emory
@ Sanford, Fla.
11:00 AM
UAA Championship
Mar 12, 2015
Washington U.
vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, Fla.
2:00 PM
Mar 13, 2015
Rochester
vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, FL
5:00 PM
UAA Championship
Mar 14, 2015
NYU
vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, Fla.
11:00 AM
UAA Tournament
Mar 15, 2015
Brandeis
vs. Case
@ Sanford, Fla.
10:00 AM
UAA Championship
Mar 17, 2015
Brandeis
at Bridgewater St.
3:00 PM
Mar 20, 2015
WPI
at Brandeis
3:30 PM
Mar 22, 2015
Suffolk
at Brandeis
1:00 PM
Mar 23, 2015
Salem St.
at Brandeis
3:00 PM
Mar 24, 2015
Brandeis
at Western New Eng.
3:30 PM
Mar 28, 2015
Brandeis
at NYU
12:00 PM
Brandeis
at NYU
2:00 PM
Mar 29, 2015
Brandeis
at NYU
12:00 PM
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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.
September 3, 2014 Introducing We The Jury The new program that rewards Brandeis students for their support of the Judges!
July 29, 2014 Announcing the 2014 Brandeis Baseball Golf Outing Brandeis baseball's annual golf tournament will be held on August 15 at Plymouth Country Club, starting at 1:00. Click the headline for more details!
May 30, 2014 Brzozowski brings it for Blue Sox Former Brandeis ace Drew Brzozowski '10 has dominated batters in the semi-pro Intercity League.
May 14, 2014 Brenner, McCarthy earn All-UAA baseball honors Juniors Kyle Brenner and Tom McCarthy were both second-team All-UAA selections.
April 30, 2014 Announcing the 2014 Brandeis Department of Athletics Award Winners On Wednesday, April 30, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa '90 handed out the department's annual end-of-season awards.
April 29, 2014 Brandeis baseball falls in ninth inning to WPI, 3-2 The Judges tied the game in the top of the ninth, but lost in walk-off fashion.
April 27, 2014 Judges drop one-run contests at Trinity The Trinity Bantams walked off with 3-2 and 4-3 wins against Brandeis on Sunday.
Hitting
Batting Average
N Falkson (Brandeis) : .458
R Pocock (Brandeis) : .333
L O'Connor (Brandeis) : .286
K Brenner (Brandeis) : .238
Z Bardwell (Brandeis) : .231
Complete Leaders
Runs Batted In
R Pocock (Brandeis) : 6
N Falkson (Brandeis) : 4
R Pontes (Brandeis) : 2
Z Bardwell (Brandeis) : 2
R Trenk (Brandeis) : 2
Complete Leaders
Home Runs
R Pocock (Brandeis) : 1
N Falkson (Brandeis) : 1
Complete Leaders
Stolen Bases
R Tettemer (Brandeis) : 1
Z Bardwell (Brandeis) : 1
N Falkson (Brandeis) : 1
G Heineman (Brandeis) : 1
Complete Leaders
Pitching
Earned Run Average
S Miller (Brandeis) : 0.00
S O'Neill (Brandeis) : 2.25
K Brenner (Brandeis) : 6.48
Complete Leaders
Wins
S Miller (Brandeis) : 1
S O'Neill (Brandeis) : 1
M Hart (Brandeis) : 0
M McGinnis (Brandeis) : 0
J Machado (Brandeis) : 0
Complete Leaders
Strikeouts
K Brenner (Brandeis) : 5
S O'Neill (Brandeis) : 5
J Freeman (Brandeis) : 4
S Miller (Brandeis) : 3
R Pocock (Brandeis) : 3
Complete Leaders
Saves
M Hart (Brandeis) : 0
M McGinnis (Brandeis) : 0
J Machado (Brandeis) : 0
J Freeman (Brandeis) : 0
R Pontes (Brandeis) : 0
Complete Leaders
Pete Varney Pete Varney Head Coach 781-736-3639

Coach Pete Varney, Brandeis University and the postseason are synonymous in New England baseball. Overall in his 32 previous seasons at the Judges’ helm, Varney has led the Judges to the post-season 21 times. During his tenure as the Brandeis head coach, his teams have had an impressive list of accomplishments. Those achievements include an NCAA Division III College World Series appearance, 12 NCAA Regional invitations, two ECAC Division III New England Championships, 10 ECAC tournament selections, six University Athletic Association titles and five Greater Boston League crowns.

Varney has guided the Judges to postseason appearances 12 times of the last 19 years. He has earned great respect on the national level because of his wealth of coaching and playing experience on both the collegiate and professional levels. That respect, coupled with major league playing experience, is given to the man whose name has become synonymous with Brandeis baseball. In addition, he has overseen and helped raise money for the improvement of facilities, including the new dugouts installed in 1999.

The Brandeis baseball program is renowned for the number of former players who have gone into the professional ranks. Twelve former Judges coached by Varney have been signed by major league baseball clubs, including the University's only major-leaguer. Right-handed pitcher Nelson Figueroa became the first former Brandeis player to appear in the major leagues when he started three games for the Arizona Diamondbacks in the summer of 2000. After pitching professionally abroad for several years, he returned to the majors in 2010 and in 2011 started the season on the Houston Astros' major league roster. More recently, Bryan Lambert '05 was signed as a free agent and spent two years in the Washington Nationals system.

Varney has run a class program that emphasizes academic success and personal responsibility on and off the field. Thirty-two years ago, Varney took over the reins of a highly successful  program from former coach Tom O’Connell, the recently retired coach of baseball at Princeton University and 2003 inductee into the Brandeis Hall of Fame. Varney’s impact was evident immediately as his first team won 23 games, the Greater Boston League championship and qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament.

Recruiting, the lifeblood of any successful collegiate program, has received a great deal of attention from Varney and his assistants. The staff’s efforts in that regard have not gone unnoticed.

Varney’s formula for success on the diamond is based on solid pitching and defense, along with a wide open offensive style of play. He has been named as New England Division III Coach of the Year three times (1984, 87, 99) and was named Greater Boston League Coach of the Year five times. Varney spent three summers (1988-90) as the head baseball coach of the Cotuit Kettleers in the nationally known Cape Cod League.

In high school, Varney was a three sport standout at North Quincy High School and is a member of its Hall of Fame. He was honored this past fall by the Everett High School’s E Club as its top opposing player. After a year of prep school at Deerfield Academy, Varney chose to stay in the Boston area, attending Harvard University.

As a collegian, Varney lettered in both baseball and football. He is best remembered in this area for catching the two point conversion in The Game, a 29-29 tie with Yale University in 1968. Varney's name still peppers the Harvard baseball record book in several categories. He has the third best career batting average .370 (1969-71), second-most home runs in a season (10 in 1970), and most RBI's in a game, (9) vs Washington and Lee in 1970. As a senior, he led Harvard to the 1971 NCAA Division I College World Series where the Crimson finished fifth in the nation. For his efforts that year, he was named first team All-American.

He was drafted seven times by major league teams between the years 1966 and 1971. Three times he was the number one pick overall. Finally, after graduating from Harvard in 1971, Varney signed with the Chicago White Sox, who drafted him with the first choice in the June secondary phase. He went on to play seven years of professional baseball and spent parts of four years in the big leagues with the White Sox and the Atlanta Braves.

When he retired from baseball, he began his coaching career at Narragansett High School in Templeton, Mass. After three years, he was named baseball coach at Brandeis. In addition to his coaching duties, Varney is the coordinator of student-athlete recruitment and is a lecturer in the Physical Education Department.

A former standout for the Gerry McCarthy Club in the Boston Park League, he was inducted into the League's Hall of Fame in November, 1985. Varney serves as the chairman of the New England Division III College Baseball Coaches Poll and a member of the NEIBA Executive Committee.

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