Hi 52° | Lo 31°

College Sports

Susanna Penfield

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, Lebanon’s Rachael Townsend and Stevens’ Daniel Croteau were chosen for the two Granite State squads, information the New Hampshire Soccer Coaches Association announced with its four divisional all-state teams last week. The Lions Cup date, location and start time have yet to be announced. Strohbehn quarterbacked a solid Marauder defense that pushed Hanover to the NHIAA Division I boys soccer quarterfinals. Penfield was part of a state …

No. 2 Notre Dame Women Smother Harvard, 97-43

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

South Bend, Ind. — Taya Reimer scored 14 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 97-43 win over visiting Harvard on Monday night. After Notre Dame (5-0) failed to score on its first two possessions, Harvard (2-2) grabbed an early 5-2 lead with a 3 by Erin McDonnell. But the Irish offense quickly heated up, jumping out to a 59-13 lead …

Friars Catch Fire: Dartmouth Out of NCAA Soccer Tourney

Monday, November 24, 2014

Providence, r.i. — During its first 18 games, the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team had outscored its opponents by a 20-9 margin. Suffice to say the Big Green didn’t live up to that statistic Sunday night in an NCAA Division I tournament second-round game against 11th-seeded Providence College. The Friars scored all of …

Cornell Beats Colgate to Match 2013 Win Total — Two

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ithica, n.y. — Devin Cherry scored 21 points and Cornell rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat in-state rival Colgate 58-52 on Tuesday. The Big Red (2-1) matched last year’s win total, which only included one Division I win. Both wins this year have been against D-I …

The Stay-at-Home Type: Big Green Men’s Soccer Draws Fordham for NCAAs

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hanover — Ram tough? The Dartmouth College men’s soccer team will find out this week. The Big Green will host Fordham in a NCAA Division I tournament first-round match at Burnham Field on Thursday. Dartmouth earned the invitation …

More Honors for Savage

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth’s Ali Savage has been named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Northeast Region first team for the third straight year. A senior co-captain, Savage produced a solid senior campaign that also netted all-Ivy League …

Yale Drubs D-III Foe for First Victory

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Jack Montague and Sam Downey scored 18 points apiece to lead Yale past Newbury 97-51 on Monday night. Matt Townsend added 14 points for Yale (1-1), which made 51.3 percent of its 76 shots, …

Holy Cross Topples No. 25 Harvard

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Associated Press Boston — Justin Burrell scored 16 points, including a pair of free throws to give Holy Cross the lead with 2 minutes left on Sunday as the Crusaders beat No. 25 Harvard 58-57. Wesley Saunders scored 24 with 12 rebounds for the Crimson (1-1), who …

Florida St. Back on Top

Monday, November 17, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Florida State is No. 1 again in The Associated Press college football poll in another comeback of sorts for a team with a season full of remarkable rallies. The Seminoles (10-0) were preseason No. 1 before being replaced by Mississippi …

Dartmouth Women Win Opener in OT

Monday, November 17, 2014

Staff Reports Hanover — Junior Lakin Roland hit a buzzer beating tip-in to force overtime, setting up a 68-63 season opening overtime win for the Dartmouth women’s basketball team, 68-63 over visiting New Jersey Institute of Technology on Sunday afternoon at Leede Arena. Senior Milica Toskovic joined Roland …

A Game of ‘Elegant Violence’

Monday, November 17, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Hanover — Peety Kaur knew her Dartmouth College experience would be varied, but she never thought it would come to this. Still, there she was Sunday, running and tackling and being …

New England Football: UNH Pounces on Delaware

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Sean Goldrich threw four touchdown passes, three into the hands of Harold Spears, and New Hampshire clocked its ninth straight win with a 43-14 victory over Delaware on Saturday afternoon. Goldrich was 24 of 33 for 285 yards to lead the Wildcats (9-1, 7-0 Colonial …

The Plot Thickens for Victorious Big Green

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Hanover — The Ryan and Rock Show carried the Dartmouth College football team past visiting Brown on Saturday, the Big Green winning, 44-21, to set up the season’s dramatic conclusion next week at Princeton. Should Dartmouth beat the …