Green Edges Bulldogs
New Haven, Conn. — Emma Brush ‘s goal in the 36th minute lifted the Dartmouth College women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over Yale on Saturday.
Brush headed in a cross from teammate Corey Delaney.
Tatiana Saunders made four saves in net for the Big Green (5-4-2, 2-1 Ivy), which out-shot the Bulldogs 26-10, 19-4 in the first half. Yale’s Rachel Ames made nine saves.
Dartmouth had seven corner kicks to Yale’s three and committed eight fouls to Yale’s four.
Yale 1, Dartmouth 0 (2 ot)
New Haven, Conn. — Cameron Kirdzik’s golden goal in the 107th minute lifted Yale (3-7-0, 2-0 Ivt) past Dartmouth (4-2-4, 0-2).
Henry Albrecht assisted on the goal.
The Bulldogs outshot the Big Green 23-7. Dartmouth keeper James Hickock made eight saves, while Yale counterpart Blake Brown made three stops.
Dartmouth 3, Cornell 2
Hanover — After falling behind 2-0, Dartmouth 8-9, 1-4 Ivy League) rallied to take the next three sets to defeat Cornell (5-9, 2-3 Ivy League) for its first Ivy win of the season.
Offensively, the Big Green had a balanced attack as six players had at least eight kills. Molly Kornfeind led the way with a match-best 17 kills as Paige Caridi added 12 and senior co-captain Elisa Scudder had 11. Freshman Stacey Benton dished out a season-high 57 assists.
On the defensive end, both Kaira Lujan and Danielle Glinka had two solo blocks.
Dartmouth Men Third
Boston — The Dartmouth ran to a third-place finish at the New England Championship Saturday afternoon at Franklin Park.
Leading the way for the Big Green was freshman Matt Herzig. The Weston, Mass., native, who grew up running on this same course, crossed the line in 24:54, taking 16th overall in the 8-kilometer race.
Northeastern took the top spot in the team standings, while Central Connecticut was second.
■ The Dartmouth women finished 14th at the 2013 New England Championship at Franklin Park in Boston.
Freshman Helen Schlachtenhaufen was the top Big Green runner, crossing the line in 18:40, good for 53rd on the 5K course.
Dartmouth’s top runners will be back in action next weekend as the team will make the trip to compete at the Wisconsin Invitational in Madison.
Chargers Take Title
Castleton, Vt. — Colby-Sawyer earned its second straight North Eastern Athletic Conference East Division title with a 5-0 win over Castleton in Saturday afternoon’s championship match. Earlier in the morning, the Chargers swept Lyndon, 9-0 in the semifinals.
Picked as the preseason favorite to repeat as champs, the Chargers went undefeated through conference play for the second straight year. Colby-Sawyer (10-4) will face the winner of the NEAC West Division in the spring with a trip to the NCAA tournament on the line.
Dartmouth Men at Temple
Philadelphia — Dartmouth opened the Temple Invitational with an aggregate score of 306 to sit in 13th place after round one.
The University of Hartford’s Evan Russell, of Grantham, shot an 8-under par 62 to sit atop the leaderboard. This summer, Russell won the Vermont and New England Amateur titles.
The low scorer for Dartmouth was Sean Fahey with a 4-over 74. Fahey is tied for 32nd after the opening 18.
The two day, 36-hole event is contested at the 6,670-yard par 70 North Course at Philmont Country Club and features a field of 17 teams.