Recent graduate Paul Norton capped his collegiate career for Brandeis University by earning Capital One Academic All-America honors as selected by the College Sports Information Directors Association. Norton led the Brandeis cross country team to three straight NCAA championship berths and was the 2010 UAA Indoor Track and Field Most Outstanding Runner.
Honors continue to roll in for recent Brandeis graduates Paul Norton and Grayce Selig of the track and field and cross country teams. Both were named to the Capital One Academic All-District I teams as selected by the College Sports Information Director's Association (CoSIDA). Norton was a first-team honoree and will be placed on the ballot for Academic All-America honors, while Selig was a second-team selection.
On May 5, the Brandeis Department of Athletics held its annual End-Of-Year banquet. Eight outstanding senior student-athletes were presented awards, while two others were honored as senior speakers. Click the headline to read more!
While Brandeis students and teams have been largely dormant over the winter break while recharging for the spring semester -– women's basketball's 63-46 win over Husson on New Year's Eve excepted -– it's a good time to catch up with successful Brandeis Athletic alumni.
Despite not having any All-Americans this season, the Brandeis men's cross country team finished in 16th place overall at the 2010 NCAA Championships, improving by eight spots from a year ago. The Judges were second among New England teams and third among UAA squads.
For the third year in a row, the Brandeis men's cross country team will compete at the NCAA Division III national championships. The Judges will compete at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, led by senior Paul Norton, the seventh-place finisher at the 2009 championships.
The Judges came in third place this afternoon at the NCAA DIII Regional Cross Country Championships. Paul Norton, Marc Boutin and Chris Brown earned their third straight All-new England honors with their top 25 finishes.
Three members of the Brandeis cross country team earned honors at the 2010 University Athletic Association championships on Oct. 30. Grayce Selig and Paul Norton earned first team All-UAA honors, while Ed Colvin (pictured) was the men's third Rookie of the Year in four years.
For the first time in recent memory all five Brandeis fall teams are ranked among the top 10 in New England. With two nationally-ranked cross country squads leading the way, men's soccer off to its best start in 25 years and women's soccer and volleyball performing well, it's been a great first month for the Judges!
The first two UAA Athletes of the Week from Brandeis for 2010 have been named! Junior Marc Boutin led the cross country team to third place at UMass Dartmouth, while senior Stephen Kostel had a goal and three assists for the unbeaten men's soccer team.
Junior Kate Warwick had her best career cross country individual performance, finishing third at the 2010 UMass Dartmouth Shriners Invitational. Meanwhile, the 10th-ranked Judge men finished in third place by just six points despite running without several of their top performers.
The Brandeis University men's cross country team has been named the No. 1 team in New England Division III in the 2010 preseason poll as selected by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).