D’Agostino Wins in Wisconsin
Madison, Wis. — Dartmouth women’s cross country senior Abbey D’Agostino is no stranger to the national spotlight. The multi-time All-American and NCAA champion once again dominated in a meet featuring some of the best teams and runners in the country, winning the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational by 14 seconds and setting a course record on Saturday afternoon.
Crossing the line in the 19 minutes, 31 seconds, the Topsfield, Mass., native cruised to the individual title, breaking the old course record in the process by 2 seconds.
The win helped the Big Green take seventh in the standings with 246 points. Second-place runner Emily Sisson, of Providence College, ran a 19:44, while Texas’ Marielle Hall was third in 19:45.
Sophomore Dana Giordano was the second Big Green runner to cross the line, doing so in 20:22, good for 29th overall.
Senior John Bleday was the top Dartmouth men’s runner, finishing 73rd in 24:11. The Big Green finished 21st as a team.
Northern Arizona was the men’s team winner with 121 points, while Arkansas’ Kemoy Campell was the individual champion, crossing the line on the eight-kilometer Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course in 23:12.
Yale 4, Dartmouth 3
New Haven, Conn. — Less than a minute separated the Dartmouth field hockey team and Yale from overtime Saturday afternoon at Johnson Field, but Nicole Wells’ goal with 25 seconds left sent the win the Bulldgs’ way.
Trailing 2-0 at the half, the Big Green (4-8, 1-3 Ivy) mounted a comeback early in the second frame led by junior Ali Savage. The Australian native and team’s leading scorer netted a pair of goals in the 37th and 39th minutes to tie the game.
Sam Anderson scored the go-ahead goal in the 43rd minute, giving the Green its first lead of the afternoon.
Yale (5-7, 2-2 Ivy) however, tied the game in the 49th minute, setting up for the last-minute dramatics.
Dartmouth plays at Vermont on Wednesday.
Penn 3, Dartmouth 1
Philadelphia — After claiming the first game, the Big Green (9-10 overall, 2-5 league) dropped the ensuing three in an Ivy League loss at the Palestra on Saturday.
The Quakers won the match by scores of 24-26, 25-16, 25-16, 25-18.
Emily Astarita led the Big Green attack with 14 kills, and Kaira Lujan hit a team-best .316 with nine kills. Dartmouth hosts Harvard on Friday night.
Castleton, Vt. — Oxbow High graduate Karley Hamilton recorded five saves as the Chargers handed the host Spartans their first North Atlantic Conference loss of the season, staying unbeaten in the league in the process.
Jenna Bostwick put Castleton in front in the fifth minute, but Hamilton stopped everything else the Spartans sent her way. Michelle Upham tied the match in the 30th minute, and Adrienne Bender converted a Heather Faasse feed early in the second half for the winner.