Ben Nun named Academic All-AmericanRecent Brandeis University graduate Anat Ben Nun of Haifa, Israel, has been selected as a second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American in women's track and field, as selected by the College Sports Information Director's Association (CoSIDA). This marks the second year in a row with an Academic All-American for the Judges.
Ben Nun adds Academic All-District honorsRecent Brandeis University graduate Anat Ben Nun of Haifa, Israel, has added ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District women's track and field first-team honors, as selected by the College Sports Information Director's Association (CoSIDA). She is now available for Academic All-America honors.
Pisarik just misses All-America honors in 1,500Junior Beth Pisarik finished just out of All-America status in the 1,500-meter run at the 2009 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Chelmsford, Mass., native placed ninth, six seconds out of a top-eight finish that would have garnered accolades.
Norton, Pisarik headed to outdoor track nationalsFor the first time since 2005, the Brandeis track and field team will send competitors to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships. Sophomore Paul Norton will represent the men in the 10,000-meter run, while junior Beth Pisarik will run the 1,500-meters for the women.
Kelley, Vaillette, Sax named Athlete of the WeekBrandeis student-athletes claimed three UAA Athlete of the Week honors for the week ending May 2. Sophomore 1B Courtney Kelley and junior pitcher Emily Vaillette were selected as the softball player and pitcher of the week, while senior Ali Sax was recognized for women's outdoor track and field.
Women's track and field finishes fourth at '09 UAA ChampionshipsPITTSBURGH, Pa. The Brandeis University womens track and field team competed at the 2009 University Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend at the Gesling Stadium on the campus of Carnegie Mellon. The Judges had eight All-UAA performers at the event to pick up 101 points as they finish fourth in a field of seven teams.
Women's tennis falls to Trinity, 5-4Senior captain Gabrielle Helfgott won both of her matches, but she was the only Brandeis player to accomplish the feat as the Judges fell to host Trinity College, 5-4, this afternoon.
Benun, Sax selected for NCAA championships in triple jump; Video added!Senior Anat Benun will be taking her third trip to the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field championships in the triple jump, while classmate Ali Sax is making her first appearance at the meet. They will compete at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind., on March 13-14.
Benun, Bernier and DMR earn titles at UAA ChampionshipsSenior Anat Benun became a three-time triple jump champion, while junior Suzanne Bernier claimed her first title in the high jump and the distance medley relay finished on top as the Brandeis women's track and field team finished fourth out of seven teams at the UAA championships at the Armory in New York City.
Brandeis announces 2009 Hall of Fame classThe 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.
Brandeis women qualify DMR, triple jumpers for NCAAsSix Brandeis women qualified for the NCAA Division III championships over the weekend. The distance medley relay team reached their mark at the Armory in New York City, while two triple jumpers made the cut at Tufts University.
Sax qualifies for nationals in triple jumpSenior Ali Sax joined classmate Anat Benun as a qualifier for the 2009 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field championships in the triple jump with her performance at the Tufts Stampede.
Dalrymple, Newhall, Sax claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors, Jan. 26Three Brandeis University women have earned University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week honors for the week ending Jan. 25. Sophomore Alex Dalrymple and senior Jessica Newhall were recognized for women's fencing, while senior Ali Sax was honored for women's track and field.
Women's track takes second place at 2009 Poyau MemorialThanks to another NCAA qualifying performance from Anat Benun in the triple jump, a top-three sweep in the mile and three second-place finishes by senior Ali Sax, the Brandeis women's track and field team placed second at the 2009 Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational.