video: Brown Football Edges Bryant 28-23 in Season Opener
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Duncan also threw for 152 yards and a touchdown as Brown starts the season with a record of 1-0.
Bryant drops to 1-2 on the season.
Brown Holds Off Bryant
After Bryant took a 3-0 lead, Brown’s Scott Boylan returned a 95-yard kickoff to give the Bears a 7-3 lead following an extra point by Ben Rosenblatt.
Brown would add to their lead with 8:27 left in the second quarter when quarterback Nick Duncan would run 50 yards to the end zone to give the Bears a 14-3 lead following a Rosenblatt extra point.
The Bulldogs would cut the Brown lead to four with 51 seconds left in the half when Bryant quarterback Price Wilson found Portsmouth's Matt Sewall on a 17-yard touchdown pass.
The Bears would take a 14-10 lead into the half.
Just a few minutes into the second half, Brown would extend their lead when Duncan ran five yards into the end zone to give the Bears a 21-10 lead following a Rosenblatt extra point.
The Bulldogs would again get within four after Wilson would connect with Sewall again, this time on an 18-yard pass to cut Brown’s lead to 21-17 following an extra point from Bryant kicker Gavin Rowley.
The Bears would score for the final time in the game when Duncan found Isaac Whitney for a seven-yard touchdown pass to give the Bears a 28-17 following a Rosenblatt extra point.
The Bulldogs cut the Brown lead to 28-23 with 4:57 to play in the game when Devin Ray found Pat Tanner for a two-yard touchdown. The score came after Bryant converted three times on fourth down.
Bryant would get one more opportunity, but junior linebacker Isaiah Tompkins would intercept a Wilson pass to end the game.
Brown will open Ivy League play on Saturday, September 23 when they visit Harvard.
Kick-off is set for 12 p.m.
Bryant also returns to action on the 23 when they host Fordham.
Kick-off is set for 1 p.m.
Related Slideshow: RI Teams To Win National Championships
PC Basketball 1960-61 NIT
The Providence College Friars won the National Invitation Tournament(NIT) in 1961, defeating St. Louis 62-59 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
At this time, the NIT was considered to be the National Championship of College Basketball.
The Friars were led by Vinny Ernst and James Hadnot that season.
PC Women's Cross Country
The 1995 Providence Friars won the programs first NCAA title. On the way, PC won their first BIG EAST and ECAC Championships.
Head Coach Ray Treacy was named NCAA Division I Women's National Coach of the Year, BIG EAST Men's and Women's Coach of the Year, Rhode Island Words Unlimited Women's Coach of the Year and NCAA District I Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Brown Women's Crew '99
Brown women's crew won the first NCAA Division I Championship in Brown University History by defeating the University of Virginia by a three-second margin at lake Natoma in California.
Brown also won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the Ivy Championship, setting a new course record in the process.
Photo courtesy of Brownbears.com
Brown Women's Crew 2000
Brown repeated as national Champions in 2000, beating the University of Washington by 3.9 seconds four points.
In addition, Brown's varsity and second varsity won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the IVY league Championship.
Both teams went undefeated on the season.
URI Women's Sailing 2011
The URI Women won the programs first National Championship in small boat sailing in the 79 year history of the program and hoisted the Gerald C. Miller Memorial Trophy at the Sperry Top-Sider/Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women’s National Championship.
The Rams won the title as a club team and were one of two club teams competing for the title. The other club team was Western Washington, who finished 17.
Photo courtesy of uri.edu
PC Hockey 2015
The Providence College Friars won the 2015 NCAA Ice Hockey National Championship, defeating Boston University 4-3 at the TD Garden.
The Championship is the first in the program's history and only the third NCAA National Title in Providence College History.
PC goatender Jon Gillies was named Most Outstanding Player.
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