Brandeis announces 2010 Departmental Award winnersOn May 6, the Brandeis Department of Athletics held its annual Student-Athlete Recognition and Award Dinner. Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa and Dean of Students Rick Sawyer were on hand to give out awards to 10 different student-athletes. Read about the winners here!
Chapin earns WBCA/State Farm, D3hoops.com All-America team honorsSenior guard Jessica Chapin became the first woman in school history to be named the WBCA/State Farm All-America First Team. The 2010 University Athletic Association Player of the Year was one of 10 players named to the team. Brandeis players had previously been named Honorable Mention six times by the WBCA. She was also a fourth-team All-America selection by D3hoops.com
Honors continue to roll in for Chapin, HollinsBrandeis seniors Jessica Chapin and Terrell Hollins continue to collect postseason basketball accolades. Both were selected the D3hoops.com All-Region second team, making them eligible for All-America honors by the web site. Chapin added NEWBA first-team accolades, while Hollins was named to the NABC Senior All-Star game roster.
Chapin named to WBCA All-Region teamBrandeis senior guard Jessica Chapin, the 2010 UAA Player of the Year, is now also a finalist for All-America honors, having been named to the WBCA All-Region team. Chapin has also been selected to play in the NEWBA Senior All-Star Game March 27 at Western New England College.
Chapin named UAA Player of the YearSenior guard Jessica Chapin became the second player in school history to earn University Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Year today. A first-team All-UAA selection for the second year in a row, she joins Jaime Capra '08 as UAA Player of the Year selections. Morgan Kendrew and Amber Strodthoff were All-UAA honorable mentions.
Chapin, red-hot Judges blow out NYU, 90-65, in regular-season finaleSenior Jessica Chapin just missed a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and the Judges shot a scorching 70.8% (17-24) in the first half to defeat NYU, 90-65, in the regular-season finale for both teams. For Brandeis, it represents just the second-ever season-sweep of the Violets and the first since 2003-04.
Fencers compete at Boston Bean Pot tournamentThe Brandeis fencing team had a rare mid-week meet, taking on three local rivals in the Boston Bean Pot tournament. The Judges lost five of six matches, with the only win a victory by the men's team over MIT, 16-11. The women dropped a narrow 14-13 decision to Boston College in which each weapon was decided by one point.
Strodthoff, Posch earn UAA Player of the Week honors, Feb. 22For their performances the week of Feb. 15-21, Brandeis junior Amber Strodthoff of the women's basketball team and senior Artie Posch of baseball have been named UAA Players of the Week. Strodthoff averaged 15.5 points and 10 rebounds in a 2-0 week, while Posch batted .600 with a doubles, two home runs and seven RBI for the 1-3 Judges.
Strodthoff double-double helps avenge loss to Emory, 58-38Junior forward Amber Strodthoff had a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 16 points for her fourth double-double of the season for the Brandeis women's basketball team as they avenged a University Athletic Association loss with a 58-38 win over Emory University.
Brandeis women rally from 20 down to upset Rochester, 67-65For the second year in a row, the Brandeis women's basketball team rallied from a big second half deficit to defeat the University of Rochester on the road. The Judges came back from 20 points down thanks to 13 second-half points from junior forward Amber Strodthoff and nine points in just 18 minutes from senior Jessica Chapin.
Women's hoops falls just short against Chicago, 49-47Senior Jessica Chapin tried to put the Brandeis women's basketball team on her back once again, scoring 10 of her 14 points in the second half, but the University of Chicago Maroons came out on top, 49-47, in a UAA contest. Sophomore Shannan Hassan had a fine game off the bench with seven points and six rebounds.
No. 7 WashU women stifle Brandeis, 50-37Senior Jessica Chapin had 13 points to lead all scorers, but no other Brandeis player was able to notch more than four as the Judges fell to seventh-ranked Washington University, 50-37. In the lowest scoring game of the campaign for both teams, Brandeis lost for the first time when holding an opponent under 60 points.
Women's hoops hosts WBCA Pink Zone promotion Friday night vs. WashUSenior Jessica Chapin will lead the Brandeis women's basketball team into action on Friday, Feb. 12 against the sixth-ranked Washington University Bears. The Judges will be taking part in the WBCA's Pink Zone promotion to raise breast cancer awareness. All fans are asked to wear a pink article of clothing to support the Judges and the cause.
Chapin, Hollins earn UAA honors with big weekendsSeniors Jessica Chapin and Terrell Hollins earned UAA Player of the Week honors for their record-setting weekends against Case Western Reserve and Carnegie Mellon. Chapin had a single-game record with 36 points against CMU for the Brandeis women, while Hollins' 17 points and 19 rebounds made the Class of 2010 the winningest in men's basketball history with 76 victories.
Hot early shooting leads Brandeis women past Case, 65-56The Brandeis women's basketball team connected on seven of their first nine 3-point shots, while a 13-0 run expanded a four-point lead to 17 and the Judges never looked back. Junior Diana Cincotta had 11 first-half points and finished with 13, while senior Jess Chapin had 18 points, five board and five assists to move into sixth on the career list.
WBRS to cover Brandeis UAA Road games at Case and Carnegie MellonFor the first time in station history, the WBRS radio crew will be headed to Cleveland and Pittsburgh to cover the Brandeis basketball teams as they kick off the second half of UAA player against Case Western Reserve and Carnegie Mellon. You can also follow along live via video and livestats. Links and more are here!
Chapin, Holgate and women's DMR claim UAA Athlete of the Week honorsThe UAA has honored six Brandeis University student-athletes as Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1. Senior guard Jessica was honored for the second time in three weeks for women's basketball, while NCAA qualifiers junior Devon Holgate of and the women's distance medley relay team were honored for men's and women's track and field, respectively.
Emory women catch fire late to pull away from Brandeis, 73-65Sophomore guard Morgan Kendrew had a career-high 19 points, while senior guard Lauren Rashford added a season-best 15 off the bench, but the Judges couldn't overcome a late hot streak from visiting Emory University, dropping a UAA contest, 73-65.
Behind Strodthoff double-double, Brandeis women top Rochester, 55-48Four starters scored in double figures tonight, paced by junior Amber Strodthoff's third double-double of the season, as the Brandeis women defeated the University of Rochester Yellowjackets, 55-48, in a UAA contest in Red Auerbach Arena tonight. Senior Jessica Chapin added 11 points, including a key five in a row late in the contest.
Cincotta nets 16, but women's hoops falls at Chicago, 74-61Despite a career-high 16 points from junior guard Diana Cincotta the Brandeis womens basketball team suffered its second-straight University Athletic Association road loss, 74-61, at the hands of the University of Chicago Maroons. With the loss, the Judges fall to 8-5, 1-2 in the UAA.
Brandeis women suffer first UAA loss, 67-57, at No. 3 WashUDespite 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds from junior forward for her second double-double of the season, the Brandeis women's basketball team suffered a 67-57 setback at third-ranked Washington University. The Bears closed the first half on a 15-4 run and held off the Judges the rest of the way.
Chapin named UAA and ECAC Player of the WeekAfter averaging 27 points and six rebounds over two games, senior guard Jessica Chapin has been as the women's basketball Player of the Week by the University Athletic Association (UAA) and as the New England Division III Player of the Week by the Eastern College Athletic Association (ECAC). This is her second UAA weekly honor and first from the ECAC.
Four reach double figures as Brandeis women win at NYU, 73-68For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Brandeis women's basketball team defeated UAA rival New York University in the Big Apple, never trailing in a 73-68 victory. Jessica Chapin led all players with 25 points, while Kasey Gieschen notched her second double-double of the campaign with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Chapin sets career 3-point mark, but UNE gets the win, 81-77In the return of former assistant coach Anthony Ewing to Auerbach Arena, the Brandeis women's basketball team suffered an 81-77 defeat to the University of New England Nor'easters. The loss came despite the efforts of senior Jess Chapin, who scored 29 points, including her 139th career 3-pointer, breaking Jen Curran '01's record.
No. 9 women suffer first loss, 60-50, to TuftsDespite 13 points and 9 boards from senior Jessica Chapin and 11 points off the bench by junior Diana Cincotta, the Brandeis women were unable to overcome a tough Tufts frontcourt, falling to the Jumbos, 60-50. The loss by the ninth-ranked Judges was their first non-conference regular-season loss since a 2007 defeat also at the hands of Tufts on Thanksgiving weekend.
Chapin, Courtney lead Brandeis women past BatesThe ninth-ranked Brandeis women's basketball team got a pair of double-doubles from one usual suspect and one unlikely source as the Judges defeated Bates College, 63-41, to win the Brandeis Basketball Classic. Tournament MVP Jess Chapin had 19 points and 13 boards for her sixth double-double, while sophomore Brighid Courtney added 13 and 10 for the first of her career.
Chapin leads Judges to Brandeis Basketball Classic finals against BatesSenior guard Jessica Chapin had 14 points, seven in each half, as the Brandeis University women, ranked No. 9 in the nation, led wire-to-wire in a 56-49 win over Wentworth in the opener of the Brandeis Basketball Classic. The Judges will face Bates in the title game, after the Bobcats routed Mount Holyoke, 74-51
Chapin's 33 leads ninth-ranked Brandeis women past Babson, 68-58Senior guard Jessica Chapin, a pre-season All-American, lived up to that billing with a career-high 33 points, one shy of a school record, as the ninth-ranked Judges defeated Babson, 68-58. For good measure, Chapin added 10 rebounds for her fifth career double-double and had six steals, two assists and a blocked shot.
No. 9 women's hoops stifles WPI in second half en route to 66-32 winFour players scored in double figures, including 12 each from preseason All-America guard Jessica Chapin and forward Kasey Gieschen (a career-high), as the ninth-ranked Brandeis women's basketball team outscored host WPI, 32-8, in the second half en route to a 66-32 victory.
Chapin named to D3hoops.com preseason All-America teamSenior guard Jessica Chapin, a first-team All-UAA selection in 2009 and a WBCA Honorable mention All-America choice, has been selected as a fourth-team preseason All-American by D3hoops.com. Chapin leads the ninth-ranked Judges against WPI in their season opener on Nov. 15.