Big Green Softball Completes Sweep
Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team made like its baseball bretheren yesterday, taking 5-0 and 9-1 wins to complete a four-game Ivy League weekend sweep of Brown at the Dartmouth Softball Complex.
The Big Green (19-17 overall, 8-4 league) allowed just six hits over the series. Pitcher Kristen Rumley excelled, allowing just one earned run in 25 innings pitched.
Rumley tosses a complete-game three-hit shutout in the opener, fanning six. Dartmouth scored twice in the first inning, on an RBI triple from Katie McEachern and Morgan McCalmon’s run-scoring single and never looked back. McEachern finished the game 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Rumley followed with another complete game in the nightcap, surrendering just one hit and striking out five. Kathy Dzienkowski had the hot bat in game two, going 3-for-4, while Brianna Lohmann drove in three runs and scored three more.
UMF 3, Colby-Sawyer 0
Colby-Sawyer 2, UMF 0
New London — The Chargers (11-11 overall, 6-6 league) remained at .500 with a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader split with Maine-Farmington yesterday.
Colby-Sawyer had multiple chances to score in the opener, eventually leaving 10 men on base. Windsor native Alex Drost got the Chargers back on track in the second game, throwing a complete-game four-hitter, aided by an RBI single from T.J. O’Connor and a run-scoring sacrifice fly from Sean Gavin.
The Chargers visit New England College tomorrow for another twinbill.
Maryland 17, Dartmouth 8
College Park, Md. — The Big Green (8-5) dropped its final road game of the season, falling to the top-ranked Terrapins (16-0).
Senior Hana Bowers netted a team-high four goals for the Big Green, which gave up the game’s first three goals and trailed 9-3 at halftime. Senior Courtney Bennett scored once and set up another goal for Dartmouth.
At Princeton Invite
Princeton, n.j. — The Big Green concluded the 54-hole Princeton Invitational with a final-round team tally of 294 to finish eighth at the par-71 Springdale Golf Club.
Dartmouth shot 895 as a team, finishing a shot behind seventh-place Brown. Yale won the event for the fourth straight year, carding a team 868 to edge Temple by two strokes.
Junior Joey Maziar had the best weekend for Dartmouth, shooting 72-75-73—220 to share 17th place.
Princeton 5, Dartmouth 2
Princeton, n.j. — Dartmouth closed a weekend of Ivy League play with a loss to the Tigers at Lenz Tennis Center.
Dartmouth gained its points from Chris Kipouras at No. 2 and Cameron Ghorbani, in a third-set tiebreaker, at No. 4.
The Big Green hosts Yale on Friday.
Xaverian Bros. 49, KUA 5
Westwood, Mass. — Youth, inexperience and a big Division I foe conspired to stop the Wildcats (0-1) in their season opener on Saturday.
Junior Elias Serur Dayan scored the Wildcats’ only try. Seniors Senie Hunt, of Warner, N.H., and Karl Menzel, of New London, both had solid matches.
Kimball Union visits Wilbraham & Monson on May 1.