MVCS Ousted in Opener
Arlington, Vt. — The Mid Vermont Christian School girls basketball team saw its season end with a 54-33 loss to Arlington in the opening round of the Vermont Division IV playoffs.
“We played with six kids and they played Arlington well,” MVCS coach Perry Seale said. “I was proud as can be of each one. Arlington was a quick, fast team, with good outside shots.”
Despite being double-teamed the entire game, Phoebe Seale led Mid Vermont (10-11) with 21 points. Teammate Anna Seale added 11. The Eagles trailed 31-9 at halftime. Mid Vermont loses one senior, guard Morgan Riddle, to graduation.
Providence, r.i. — The Dartmouth opened the Ivy League Championships with a bang, as junior Nejc Zupan won the 200 IM with an Ivy League meet-record time of 1:43.94. Dartmouth is in fifth place with 219 points. Harvard leads with 467 points.
Freshman Jun Oh won the 500 free B final with a school-record 4:24.45. The Dartmouth quartet of James Verhagen, Zupan, Will Derdeyn and Zack Doherty was second in the 400 medley relay.
D’Agostino at NCAA Meet
Hanover — Dartmouth junior Abbey D’Agostino will participate in the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet. this weekend in Fayetteville, Ark. She will compete in the 5,000 and 3,000 meters.
The 5,000 race is set to begin tonight at 8:55, while the 3,000 is scheduled for tomorrow night at 8:40.
Recently named the 2013 USTFCCCA Division I Northeast Regional Indoor Women’s Track Athlete of the Year, D’Agostino is one of the top distance runners in the nation this season. She won both the mile and the 5,000 two weeks ago at the Ivy League Heptagonals in Boston, earning the meet’s Most Outstanding Performer honor.
Her individual national championship in the 1,500 at last spring’s outdoor meet was the first for a Dartmouth woman in program history and the first by any Big Green athlete in 15 years.
The meet will be broadcast live online at ESPN3.com.