Eagles Spoil Big Green’s Season Opener
Boston — The Dartmouth women’s hockey team opened its season with a 7-2 loss to second-ranked Boston College on Sunday at Conte Forum.
Lindsey Allen scored both of the Big Green’s goals. The Eagles are 5-1-0.
The Big Green is now 0-8-3 against top-10 opponents over the last two seasons. The last win for Dartmouth versus a ranked foe came on Nov. 26, 2011, against Northeastern.
After Allen’s second goal, a power-play tally three minutes into the second period, Boston College scored five unanswered goals.
Laura Stacey, Eleni Tebano, Olivia Whitford and Emma Korbs each had an assist for the Big Green.
Megan Miller made 15 saves to earn her first win of the season for BC, while Lindsay Holdcroft turned aside 15 shots in Dartmouth’s goal.
The Big Green greets Princeton in its home opener on Friday.
Chargers Win Two
Castleton, Vt. — The Colby-Sawyer women’s volleyball team picked up a pair of North Atlantic Conference wins on Sunday. The Chargers (17-8, 4-0 NAC) defeated Green Mountain 3-0 and Castleton 3-0.
Against Green Mountain, the Chargers won by scores of 25-11, 25-9 and 25-18. Emilee McBride led the team with nine kills on 12 attempts, while Jackie Keating added eight kills on 12 attempts.
Colby-Sawyer swept Castleton by scores of 25-16, 25-7 and 25-11.
McBride paced the Charger offense with 14 kills while hitting .550, and added six total blocks. Ally LeBruno finished with a team-high 11 digs while Laura Smolinski led the offense with 33 assists.
Dartmouth Players Advance
New Haven, Conn. — The duo of Cameron Ghorbani and Brendan Tannenbaum represented Dartmouth well at the Northeast Regionals, winning a pair of matches to advance to the semifinals.
Ghorbani and Tannenbaum defeated a tandem from Fairfield, 8-7, before topping No. 2 seed Dennis Nguyen and Casey MacMaster of Harvard, 8-5. Ghorbani and Tannenbaum will take on a duo from Cornell at 9 a.m. today.
In singles action, Chris Kipouras advanced to the quarterfinals with a come-from-behind, three-set win over a Harvard player 5-6, 6-5, 6-2.
Kipouras will face No. 2 seed Dennis Nguyen this morning at 10 a.m.
H.S. Girls Soccer
Souhegan 0 (ot)
Amherst, n.h. — Sophie Lubrano’s goal 61/2 minutes into the first overtime lifted Hanover (7-3-5) past Souhegan in the Marauders’ seventh overtime game of the season.
Lubrano took Emily Acker’s free kick from midfield and deposited the ball up and over he Souhegan keeper.
“It was a game of shifting momentum,” Hanover coach Doug Kennedy said. “They’d have whole flurries of shots, then we’d have flurries in our offensive zones.”
Ashley Levesque made 14 saves in goal for Hanover, which wraps up the regular season at Oyster River on Friday.