Rosenblatt Named Ivy Special Teams Player of the Week

Photo provided by Brown University
Photo provided by Brown University

Providence, R.I. – Brown junior kicker Ben Rosenblatt, playing in his second career game for the Bears, was named the Ivy League’s Special Teams Player of the Week for the second straight week for his 52-yard field goal in Brown’s 24-21 win over Dartmouth.

Rosenblatt’s 52-yard field goal at the end of the first half proved to be the deciding points against the Big Green. The 52-yard boot is the ninth longest kick in Ivy League history and second in the Brown record book, just one yard short of the school record of 53 yards by Ruben Chapa in 1977 vs. Holy Cross.

Rosenblatt, who had transferred to Brown from Trinity, saw that the Bears were struggling and sent Brown head coach Phil Estes an e-mail in late October asking if the Bears needed any help at kicker and that he’d be willing to try-out. The Bears were one-of-10 in field goal attempts prior to his arrival.

In two games, Rosenblatt has booted three-of-three field goals, six-of-six extra points and had seven touchbacks on kickoffs.

Brown wraps up its 2016 season on Saturday, November 19 at home against Columbia. Kick-off is 12:30 pm at Brown Stadium.