Big Muckamuck: Brown Brownian Motion

by | June 21, 2011, 2:23pm 0

School Name

Brown University

Team Name

Brownian Motion


Harper Alexander, Moses Rifkin

Year Founded


# of Championships

2 (2000, 2005)

# of Regional Championships


# of Sectional/Conference Championships


Notable Victories

over Carleton in 2000 for National Championship, over Colorado in 2005 for National Championship, over Oregon in 2001 in a musty North Carolina beach-house basement.

Rival Teams

Harvard, Wesleyan, Colorado, Oregon, UNCW, Georgia, UCSB, NC State

16 college alumni teams representing the best Open and Women’s teams from the past decade square off for the title of the best of the best. The Big Muckamuck will find the likes of the Hodags, CUT, Superfly and Burning Skirts competing on July 2nd-3rd at the annual Potlatch tournament in Redmond, WA. As part of our ongoing coverage of the event, Skyd caught up with Brown to find out more about their roster.


Name – Grad Year
Fortunat Mueller – 2000
Matt Root – 2000
Justin Safdie – 2000
Matt Kromer – 2000
John Gearen – 2000
Brian Healy – 2000
Ian Fischer – 2000
Jon LaRosa – 2000
Olivier Humblet – 2000
Jimmy Harris – 2001
Moses Rifkin – 2001
Harper Alexander – 2002
Kyle Weisbrod – 2002
Laffite Lamberto-Egan – 2002
Alex Korb – 2002
Paul Vandenberg – 2005
Neale Mahoney – 2005
Alex Bowman – 2005
Mike Pozar – 2006
Jimmy Lowe – 2008
Mike Vandenberg – 2008
Noel Madison Fetting-Smith – 2009
Nathan Wicks – coach

Briefly share the history of your school’s Ultimate program. How it started/developed into a competitive program?

All hail to Brownian Motion, the best team of them all.
In the sun we have won; in the rain we’ve prevailed.
What a good bunch of guys!
All hail to Brownian Motion, the best team of them all.

What are some of your school’s biggest victories/games in the past decade?

Two national championships and three Callahan winners, son! And a lot of other good-to-great players, big games, funny moments, goofy stories, drunken shitstorms, angry handlers, arrogant dicknoses, shaving cream drinkers, little bitches, team mixtapes (actual tapes!), and 8000 fucktons of unearned confidence.

Who on your roster will be making some of the big plays at the BM?

Absolutely no one, I promise you. But in the spirit of every Callahan-related post on RSD ever — “OUR BEST PLAYER WILL SKY YOURS, BRO!”

Which match-ups are your team most looking forward to?

“Are they gonna hurt us, Walter?” “No Donny… these men are cowards.”

Why is your team going to win the BM?

We are definitely not going to win. (Or are we?) [We are not.] {Or are we?} <We are not.> #ORAREWE???

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