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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 …

Picking the Hoop Champs

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Virginia was one of college basketball’s unexpected success stories last season, winning 30 games and finishing two games ahead of the field in the ACC. The previous year, it was Miami that won a regular-season title in that conference. Can anyone repeat those surprising runs to first place? …


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Local Roundup: Chargers Advance in ECAC Tourney

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

New London — Colby-Sawyer senior Carlton Wheeler-Omiunu scored 47 seconds into overtime to lift the Chargers past Albertus Magnus, 4-3 in the Eastern College Athletic Conference men’s soccer quarterfinals on Wednesday afternoon. Colby-Sawyer (12-6-2) advanced to the ECAC semifinals for the first time in program history. On Saturday, …

ACC’s Hall of Fame Hoop Coaches Set High Standard

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

It doesn’t happen this season but maybe it will the next, or the one after that. At some point, based simply on luck of the draw — or misfortune of the draw — an ACC head coach might …

Commentary: Time to Replace the NCAA

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In defending its alabaster-pure reputation, the NCAA likes to criminalize others. Recently, it sentenced Georgia running back Todd Gurley to “40 hours of community service” for selling his autograph. But I’ve been leafing through the sheaves of the NCAA rulebook, and in a diligent search of its 432 …

As Dartmouth Football Senior Day Approaches, a Closer Look at a Vital Quartet

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

On Saturday, the Dartmouth College football team will host Brown in its home finale and the final game on Memorial Field for its 27 seniors. The campaign concludes at Princeton next week, in a game that could have …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth’s Williams an Ivy Honoree Again

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hanover — This is starting to get repetitious … in a good way. Thanks to a record-setting afternoon in terms of total yards accumulated, Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams was chosen as co-winner of the Ivy League’s …

Local Roundup: RPI Beats Dartmouth Hockey in Final Minute

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Troy, n.y. — It wasn’t quite Game 3 of a postseason series, but Rensselaer exacted a bit of revenge Saturday night against the visiting Dartmouth men’s hockey team by scoring the game-winning goal with 18.2 seconds left in regulation to take a 2-1 win. Zach Schroeder put a …

College Soccer: Dartmouth Inches Closer to Ivy Title

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s soccer team is one win away from an Ivy League title after defeating Cornell, 3-0, on Saturday evening at Berman Field. Dartmouth will host Brown in the Ivy finale next Saturday. The Big Green is tied with Princeton for first in …

Big Green Leaves Big Red in the Dust

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — Lowly Cornell came flying out of the gates on Saturday afternoon in upstate New York, but Dartmouth weathered the storm and waltzed to a 42-7 Ivy League football triumph in front of a crowd of 4,212 at Schoellkopf Field. The Big Red, which had not …