Women’s soccer remains undefeated

Since the last publication, the Women’s Soccer team has played four games. They came away from these four matches with two wins and two ties. Their current season record stands at 4-0-3 not having faced any conference opponents yet.  The Judges started off this four-game stint at Roger Williams University (RWU) in Bristol, Rhode Island […]

Volleyball off to a strong start for 2023 season

Since the school year and fall sports seasons have commenced, the Women’s Volleyball team has started off strong with a 3-0 record thus far. Their first three matches of the season were at home. The home opener was played on Friday, Sept. 1 against Salve Regina University (SRU) during which the Judges won 3-2. Their […]

Men’s soccer collects 3-0 win on the road

With a strong start to their season, the men’s soccer team has collected a tie and a win within their first two matches of the 2023 season. They hosted their home opener at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1 before the women’s soccer game. They faced Western New England University (WNEU) and earned a 0-0 […]

What to know about the Real Federación Española de Fútbol drama

Though Spain’s national soccer team came away as the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) Champions, their victory was not nearly as sweet as they had hoped.    Leading up to the 2023 FWWC, significant drama had already plagued Spain’s team. However, the drama only continued to snowball even after they secured the World Cup […]

Athletic Director Lauren Haynie promoted to AVP of Health, Wellness and Career

Two weeks ago, Vice President of Student Affairs Andrea Dine announced that Athletic Director (A.D.) Lauren Haynie has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Health, Wellness and Career here at Brandeis University.    Lauren Haynie served as the University’s 12th athletic director. Haynie has an impressive resume that is chock-full of notable experience within […]

Ranking the MLB City Connect jerseys

Coming from someone who has a baseball-obsessed younger brother, knowing that baseball and fashion go hand-in-hand is a no-brainer. Most baseball fans were elated to learn about the Major League Baseball (MLB) plan to integrate these new, flashy, uniforms into the uniform rotation back in the 2021 MLB season. This was made possible through a […]

Was it Smart to extend Brown?

As the 2022-23 NBA season came to an end in June, we were all expecting trades to be imminent. However, from a Celtics fan’s perspective, I am betting many of us were not expecting what unfolded once the trading commenced.    Two of our most prominent players were faced with career-altering contract changes. On the […]

The 2023 MLB trade deadline: Was there drama?

Considering the stakes of professional sports trade deadlines, I feel that the Major League Baseball (MLB) Trade Deadline is often the most emotional of all. Not only is there a significant amount of money involved, but strong connections are also at stake. Professional baseball is unique in the sense that every team plays nearly every […]

2023 NFL season preview (from a Patriots fan’s perspective)

With the 2023-24 National Football League (NFL) season on the horizon, it is shaping up to be another exciting year. With many of the veteran quarterbacks retired by this point, it is essentially a young quarterback’s game now.    To be honest, this article could take up the entire Sports Section this week. I will […]

FIFA Women’s World Cup check-in

By the time you are reading this article, the winners of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) will have been crowned. Based on the current standings, Spain and England are set to face each other in the Finals on Sunday, August 20.    This Women’s World Cup has played out vastly differently than it […]

Everyone is a runner

I know what you are probably thinking, the title of this article is absurd. Just stick with me and see what you think once you have read the entire thing.    Hi, I am Calli, a member of the Varsity Cross Country and Track & Field teams here at Brandeis and hope that this article […]

Softball concludes UAA season by clinching second place in conference

This past week, the softball team wrapped up their University Athletic Association (UAA) games for the season with four games against Washington University (WashU). The Judges won three of the four games in their meeting with the WashU Bears which earned the softball team second place in the UAA after a successful 13-7 record for […]

Men’s and women’s tennis teams play against five other schools

Since our last publication, the Brandeis men’s and women’s tennis teams concluded their March games and began their April competitions. The men’s tennis team won three of their four games, as they won against the University of Rochester (URochester), Skidmore University, and New York University (NYU). Their only loss was in their competition against Babson […]

Judges begin April play

Since the last issue of The Brandeis Hoot, the Judges’ baseball team has played 15 games against six different teams. As nine of these games were away, the Judges were busy traveling. Though their past few weeks of play have been a tough stretch for the Judges, they have been playing against some very talented […]

Softball extends impressive record to 9-1

Since playing their first games of the season in California, the softball team continued on with several wins at home. The team now possesses a season record of 9-1, a University Athletic Association (UAA) record of 4-0 for the season and an undefeated record for home games. With impressive showings on both the offensive and […]

Shealy places fourth at NCAA Fencing Championships

This past weekend, women’s fencing star Maggie Shealy ’23 made history as she became just the fourth Judge in Brandeis fencing history to place in the top four at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Fencing Championships. In addition to Shealy’s historical performance, teammate Tony Escueta ’25 placed 12th in the men’s competition, earning third […]

Three fencers qualify for NCAA Championships

On this past Sunday, March 12, both the women’s and men’s fencing teams represented the Judges at the 2023 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Northeast Regional Championships at Harvard University. According to the US Fencing Coaches Association, the women’s fencing team is ranked fifth in Division III, and the men’s team is ranked sixth in […]

Baseball starts off 2023 season

After the first five games of the season were postponed due to weather-related field conditions, the Judges’ baseball team started their 2023 season this week. Their season commenced with a game against Wheaton College on Sunday, March 5, they then went on to play against Endicott College on Tuesday, March 7 and against Tufts University […]

Women’s fencing continues postseason competition

To start off Women’s History Month and continue their postseason competitions, the women’s fencing team traveled to Drew University in Madison, New Jersey to represent the Judges in the National Intercollegiate Women’s Fencing Association (NIWFA) Championships this past weekend. The meet was held on Saturday, March 4. After their successful competition at the New England […]