College Roundup: Brown Edges Big Green Lacrosse
Providence, r.i. — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team put together prolonged stretches of dominating play Saturday afternoon in the rain, but was unable to sustain those runs in a 12-8 loss to Brown in the Big Green’s Ivy League finale.
Dartmouth finished the season 0-6 in conference games and is now 1-10 overall. Dartmouth will wrap up the regular season Tuesday afternoon at home against Holy Cross. The Bears are 8-6, 2-4 in Ivy play.
Seven Dartmouth players scored goals, with Brendan Rotanz netting two off the bench. Teammate Billy Heidt added a goal and an assist.
The start of the game was delayed an hour because of bus issues.
Jack Connoly, Jake Weil, Mike Olentine, KC Beard and Patrick Resch also scored for Dartmouth.
Dartmouth goalkeeper Blair Friedensohn made 14 saves, which matched the career-high total he set last weekend at home against Penn.
Colby-Sawyer 14, NEC 10
Henniker, n.h. — Colby-Sawyer’s Alyssia Janak netted four goals and dished out two assists, leading the Chargers (4-12) past New England College (5-13)( the North Atlantic Conference quarterfinals.
Teammate Sara Berry finished with three goals, while Maryalice Gurnee added two goals and an assist.
Boston — Saturday’s scheduled doubleheader between Dartmouth and Harvard was rained out. The games have been rescheduled for Tuesday at 1 p.m.
The Big Green (13-19, 7-9 Ivy) will host Harvard (11-24, 5-11 Ivy) in a doubleheader today at 1 p.m.
Big Green Rained Out
Boston — Saturday’s scheduled doubleheader between Dartmouth and host Harvard was postponed because of rain. The games have been rescheduled for Monday at 1 p.m.
The Big Green (26-15, 15-1 Ivy) will host Harvard (27-12, 13-0 Ivy) in a doubleheader today at 1 p.m.
Dartmouth Heavies Fall to Brown
Providence, r.i. — The Dartmouth men’s heavyweight rowing team fell to Brown at the Atalanta Cup on Saturday morning along the Seekonk River.
Brown took all four races during the morning regatta, but Dartmouth put together a good showing. In the varsity eight, Brown won by seven seconds over the Big Green, who finished in 5:30.2. In the second varsity eight, Brown raced two boats ahead of the Big Green, as Dartmouth finished in 5:37.6.
The final two races of the event saw Dartmouth finish in 5:48.8 in the third varsity and 5:46.4 in the fourth varsity.
Dartmouth will host Cornell next Saturday.
Track & Field
Dartmouth Men Set Relay Mark
Philadelphia — The Dartmouth men wrapped up the weekend at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Saturday.
The highlight of the day was the Big Green’s 4-x-mile relay team’s record-setting performance. John Bleday, Silas Talbot, Tim Gorman and Steve Mangan combined to run in 16 minutes, 27.82 seconds to set a program standard, which was also the second-fastest time in New England history.
In other events, the Big Green’s Jacob Shippee was 11th in the javelin and Thomas Servino was 12th in the hammer throw.
Big Green Competes at UNH
Durham, n.h. — With several individuals still in Philadelphia for the Penn Relays, the majority of the team competed in Saturday’s Wildcat Invitational II at UNH.
As a team, the Big Green claimed fourth place with 87 points, behind Maine (134.50), Central Connecticut (100) and UMass (98).
Dartmouth freshman Timothy Brennan won both the hammer throw (171 meet, 6.0 inches) and the discus, (132-6.0). Teammate John Abraham claimed the top spot in the 100 meters (11.16 seconds).
Edward Wagner — fresh off three events Friday at the Penn Relays — was seventh in the 100 and second in the 200.
On the women’s side, Dartmouth’s Arianna Vailas won the 1,500 meters in 4:33.14, leading a strong field of Big Green runners as Helen Schlachtenhaufen (4:37.23) and Abby Markowitz (4:38.37) claimed third and fourth, respectively.
Teammate Claudia Pham won the 5,000 (17:14.16) with teammate Hannah Rowe in second (17:21.76).
Dartmouth Men Fall Back
Springfield, n.j. — After starting the second round of the Ivy League Men’s Golf Championship in a tie for first, Dartmouth fell back into sixth place despite adding on just nine strokes from its first-round tally. Columbia scorched the course with a 4-under 276 to move up from fourth place into the lead by 11 strokes over Yale.
For the second straight day, freshman Scott Jaster provided the low round for the Big Green, carding a 75 . He began the day in a tie atop the leaderboard at even par, but dropped back into a tie for fifth, just three strokes off the pace behind Brown’s Nelson Hargrove and Cornell’s Carl Schimenti.
Fellow freshman Jeff Lang nearly matched Jaster’s second-round score with a 76. Another rookie, Sean Fahey, is one stroke ahead of Lang for the tournament as he carded a 79 on Saturday to finish the two rounds at 13-over par.
The final round will begin this morning at 8.
Dartmouth Women 6th
Springfield, n.j. — Dartmouth junior Jane Lee carded a four-over 76 to lead the Big Green on the second day of the Ivy League Women’s Golf Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club on Saturday. After two rounds of play, Dartmouth has a firm hold on sixth place after recording a 327 (39-over) to finish the day at 653 (77-over).
Harvard, which shot a team total of 297 for the second straight day, leads the field by 18 strokes.
Dartmouth’s Tara Simmons has the team’s overall low score with a 14-over 158.
The final round will begin this morning, with Dartmouth teeing off at 8.
Harvard 4, Dartmouth 1
Boston — Dartmouth completed the 2013-14 season with a defeat at Harvard.
Dartmouth won its only point at No. 1 singles, as Doyvdas Sakinis won in straight sets 6-4, 6-1 over Denis Nguyen.
Dartmouth 4, Harvard 3
Hanover — Dartmouth (8-9, 4-3 Ivy) edged 53rd-ranked Harvard (11-8, 3-4) on senior day.
The Big Green’s Jacqueline Crawford overcame a 4-1 third-set deficit to win the deciding match 7-6, 4-6, 6-4.
After losing the doubles point, Dartmouth won four of six singles matches for the win.
No. 1 Katherine Yau, No. 2 Taylor Ng, No. 5 Akiko Okuda and Crawford were victorious for the Big Green.
Crawford trailed the Crimson’s June Lee 4-1 in the third set. But after breaking Lee to make the score 4-2, Crawford won 15 of the last 16 points, crushing serves and winners en route to a 6-4 third-set victory.