Baseball still rolling with strong season debut

After going 4-1 in their first five games, the Brandeis baseball team continued its strong start, going 4-2 in three doubleheaders. The games were played from Saturday, April 10 to Thursday, April 15. The Judges are now 8-3 on the season and before Thursday’s game had their longest winning streak since 2016. Saturday, April 10: […]

Brandeis baseball opens up season with hot start

It had been a while since the Brandeis baseball team played a home game at Stein Diamond. In their return home for the first time in nearly two years, the Judges opened their season strong, going 4-1 in this past week’s games from Friday, April 2 to Wednesday, April 7. Friday, April 2: Johnson and […]

Women’s basketball sends off seniors with intrasquad scrimmage

Honoring seniors Sophie Trachtenberg ’21 and Samira Abdelrehim ’21, the Judges’ women’s basketball team finished its season Tuesday, March 23 by playing an intrasquad scrimmage.  The Judges were split into blue and white teams, with the white team winning 47-38. Abdelrehim and Trachtenberg suited up for the blue team along with three of the Judges’ […]

Women’s basketball honors three seniors, names two to All-UAA teams

In the waning moments of the fourth quarter on Senior Day, senior Hannah Nicholson ’20 grabbed an offensive rebound and nailed a turnaround jumper before checking out for the final time, her last act in her impressive collegiate career. Nicholson scored 18 points to go with 10 rebounds, but it was not enough as the […]

Women’s basketball looks to finish UAA play strong

Seeking to avenge the Judges’ loss against Case Western Research University (CWRU) one week prior, Courtney Thrun ’21 had a career night and Camila Casanueva ’21 made eight straight foul shots to close the fourth quarter as the Judges clinched a winning regular season for the first time since the 2014-2015 season.  The Judges defeated […]

Women’s basketball falls to UAA opponents

Junior Courtney Thrun ’21 received a lot of support from fans on Friday, but they weren’t just from Brandeis: during warmups before the second half, Thrun greeted her former teammates from Adelphi University, who were in town for a match-up against Bentley on Saturday. Thrun gave them a lot to cheer about, scoring a career-high […]

Women’s basketball beats WashU on the road, falls to Chicago in OT

Jillian Petrie ’21 has been a steady force for the Judges all season. Playing just five games a season ago, Petrie is averaging over nine points per game and is one of four Judges who has started all 16 contests. Petrie was instrumental in the Judges’ 86-81 road victory against Washington University in St. Louis […]

Women’s basketball splits against Rochester and Emory

Junior transfer Courtney Thrun ’21 did not see much playing time in her two years at Adelphi University, playing a total of just 12 games. In her first season with the Judges, Thrun has played in all 14 games and been a tremendous asset for the Judges off the bench. The forward set grabbed a […]

Women’s basketball falls to NYU in UAA opener

Captain Camila Casanueva ’21 had 18 points and six rebounds and fellow classmate Jillian Petrie ’21 scored a season-high 15 points as the Judges fell short in their University Athletic Association (UAA) opener 76-65 on the road against New York University (NYU) this past Saturday. The loss snaps the Judges seven-game winning streak and brings […]

Women’s basketball on a roll headed into second half of season

Senior forward Hannah Nicholson ’20 is having a career season. In 11 games thus far, Nicholson is averaging 13.5 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game, both career highs. Furthermore, Nicholson leads the University Athletic Association (UAA) in rebounds per game and field goal percentage. “I went into this season with the mentality that […]

Women’s basketball off to hot start

After winning University Athletic Association (UAA) Rookie of the Year as a first-year and being named to the All-UAA second team as a sophomore, junior guard Camila Casanueva ’21 is poised for a big season. Casanueva started right where she left off as the Judges opened their season with three wins.  In the first round […]

Fencing has huge opening weekend, rookies shine

Classmates Josh Shuster ’23 and Jessica Morales ’23 each won gold medals in the men’s epee and women’s saber events respectively as the Judges opened their season at the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference Fall Collegiate Invitational in Northampton, MA. The Judges earned three silvers and one bronze in addition to Shuster and Morales’ gold […]

Men’s soccer go 2-1 on the weekend

Senior midfielder Max Breiter ’20 scored once against Washington University (WashU) in St. Louis and twice against Springfield as the Judges won two of three games this past week. The Judges are now 9-3-4 on the year and 2-1-1 in conference play. The Judges are in sole possession of third place in the University Athletic […]

Chen ’22 finds groove in tennis

Jeff Chen ’22 reached the quarterfinal of the A singles flight and won the B doubles flight along with Simon Kauppila ’23 as the men’s tennis team continued their fall season at this past weekend at the Wallach Invitational at Bates College in Lewiston, ME. The Judges were one of eight teams featured at the […]

Men’s tennis opens fall season

The men’s tennis team opened their fall season at the Middlebury Invitational at Middlebury College in Vermont this past weekend, playing multiple matches on both Saturday and Sunday. The Judges were one of seven teams in the tournament, which had four singles divisions, or flights, and two doubles divisions.          The pair David Aizenberg ’20 and […]

Cross country runs to victory in first meet

Mark Murdy ’21 and Andrea Bolduc ’21 won their respective races as both cross country teams opened their seasons last Friday in the Wellesley Invitational at the hilly five kilometer course at Nehoiden Golf Club. Murdy, who missed last season due to injury, averaged 5:22.7 per mile to finish with a time of 16:42.6. Murdy’s […]

Three named to UAA President’s Council

Three Brandeis Judges were named to the 11th annual University Athletic Association (UAA) President’s Council Scholar-Athlete Team for both their athletic and academic achievements during the 2018-2019 school year. To be selected, an athlete must receive first-team all UAA recognition while maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA throughout his or her playing season. Three Judges […]

Judges bounce back in new season

Brandeis baseball won three of their last five league games to close out University Athletic Association play, as the Judges went 4-3 overall in the past 10 days. The Judges split the finale doubleheader of their four game series against conference opponent NYU on April 21. NYU dominated the first game, winning 12-2. The Judges […]

Track and Field opens outdoor season at Tufts

The Judges track and field teams opened their outdoor season this past Saturday in the Tufts Snowflake Outdoor Classic. Regan Charie ’19 and Anna Touitou ’22 each qualified for the final in the 100-meter dash. Charie finished fourth in the final with a time of 11.16 seconds. Touitou, who finished sixth in the final, nearly […]

Women’s and men’s tennis succeed on the weekend

It was a busy weekend for both the men’s and women’s tennis teams. The women split their matches, losing 9-0 on the road to Middlebury on Saturday and defeating Colby 5-0 at Gosman on Sunday. The men played matches on three consecutive days, winning two out of three. They traveled to RPI on Friday, winning […]