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Pietraszek goal produces victory

Staff Reports
Published: 11/2/2019 10:05:42 PM
Modified: 11/2/2019 10:05:40 PM

HANOVER — Freshman Celine Pietraszek made her first varsity goal a big one, netting the game-winning score 54 seconds into overtime to give the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team its first win of the season in a 3-2 defeat of Brown on Saturday.

Lotti Odnoga and Bailee Brekke assisted on Pietraszek’s winner. The Big Green (1-3-0 overall, 1-2-0 ECAC) never trailed.

CC Bolwby gave the Big Green its first lead on a power play, netting an Odnoga pass at 3:10 of the second period to open the scoring. After Darby Melia drew the Bears (0-4-0, 0-2-0) level, Givanna Foglia sent Dartmouth into the second intermission with a goal at 15:42. Brown tied the contest on Shay Maloney’s power-play strike early in the third period.

Hannah Humphreys turned aside 28 shots for both her first win and her first shutout. The Big Green backed her up with 42 shots on goal and converting on their one power play opportunity.

Dartmouth visits Quinnipiac on Friday.

MEN’S HOCKEY UNH 5, Dartmouth 4 (OT)

DURHAM, N.H. — The Wildcats (4-2-1) erased a two-goal deficit and won on a power play with 8.5 seconds left in overtime to stun the Big Green (0-2-0) at the Whittemore Center.

With Matt Baker scoring a pair of goals, Dartmouth held a 4-2 lead into the third period. New Hampshire began its rally on Angus Crookshank’s second of the night at 7:41. After pulling goaltender Ty Taylor (20 saves) for an extra skater, UNH forced overtime on a Patrick Grasso goal at 19:06. Charlie Kelleher got the winner on a rebound to solve Big Green goalie Adrian Clark (23 saves).

Jeff Losurdo and Ryan Blankemeier also scored for Dartmouth.

MEN’S SOCCER Dartmouth 3, Harvard 1

ALLSTON, Mass. — Zach Kalk broke a 1-1 tie with 33 seconds left in the first half to power the Big Green (6-6-2, 3-1-1) to a Ivy League victory.

Kalk polished off a pass from David Alino to put Dartmouth in front to stay. Ohad Yahalom tapped home passes from Braden Salvati and Mothibi Penn-Kekana early in the second half to give goalkeeper Alex Budnik (six saves) some breathing room.

The Big Green got off to a good start when Patrick Murphy punched home his first goal of the season just 2:42 into the contest, with Hahalom drawing the assist. But Dartmouth surrendered a penalty kick less than six minutes later, which Willem Ebbinge converted for the Crimson (0-12-1, 0-5-0).

The victory keeps Dartmouth within a half-game of league-leading Yale entering the final two weeks of the season. The Big Green host Cornell in their home finale on Saturday.

WOMEN’S SOCCER Harvard 2, Dartmouth 0

ALLSTON, Mass. — Gabby DelPico and Angela Caloia provided the goals as the Crimson (12-3-0, 5-1-0) kept the Big Green (9-6-1, 0-5-1) winless in Ivy League play.

DelPico put Harvard ahead in the third minute on its first shot of the match. Caloia doubled the lead barely four minutes later. Kat Hess made it stick with a six-save shutout in goal.

Mariel Gordon made five saves in the Big Green net. Dartmouth wraps up its season at home against Cornell on Saturday afternoon.

FIELD HOCKEY Harvard 7, Dartmouth 1

ALLSTON, Mass. — The Crimson (12-4-0, 5-1-0) jumped to a 3-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back in an Ivy League win over the Big Green (3-12-0, 0-6-0).

Rachel Greenwood, Bente van Vlijmen and Maddie Earle provided the early markers for Harvard. Van Vlijmen would later score the Crimson’s final three goals for a four-goal afternoon. Jocelyn Wulf knocked home a pass from Taylor Hantman for Dartmouth’s only strike.

The Big Green visits Vermont on Sunday, then closes its season on Saturday at home against Cornell.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL Brown 3, Dartmouth 1

HANOVER — The Big (7-13, 2-8) wrapped up a six-match homestand with a 25-20, 25-10, 22-25, 25-20 loss to the Bears (11-9, 3-7) at Leede Arena.

Carly Tower contributed a team-best 11.5 points for Dartmouth and shared top kill honors at 10 with teammate Nicole Liddle. Bella Hadley topped the scoresheet with 21 digs, and fellow sophomore Annemarie Horn had 19 assists.

Dartmouth visits Penn and Princeton next weekend.

FRIDAY’S RESULTS

Scores that missed Saturday’s paper due to deadline. Find updates online at www. vnews.com.

MEN’S HOCKEY Harvard 7, Dartmouth 3

ALLSTON, Mass. — The Crimson answered a three-goal Big Green explosion with one of their own, eventually handing Dartmouth a loss at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center on Friday night in the ECAC men’s hockey opener for both teams.

Harvard jumped on Dartmouth for first-period goals from Jack Rathbone at 1:42 and Colton Kerfoot at 12:27. The Big Green roared back with its early second-period explosion. Daniel Warpecha and Harrison Markell scored within a span of 21 seconds to tie the game before the middle stanza was two minutes old. Quin Foreman gave Dartmouth its first lead at 6:34, which the Big Green held until Henry Thrun’s equalizer at 10:20.

That kicked off the Crimson comeback. Rathbone scored his second of the night just 36 seconds after Thrun’s tying marker, and Jack Drury added another at 12:57 as the Crimson hit the second intermission with a 5-3 lead. John Farinacci’s empty-netter with 2:20 to play and a final-minute Nick Abruzzese strike set the final margin.

WOMEN’S TENNIS Dartmouth openshome tournament

HANOVER — The Big Green kicked off its Big Green Invitational by winning four total matches against Yale and UMass.

Catherine Cable led the way with wins in singles and doubles play. She beat Yale’s Vivian Cheng, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1, and teamed up with Chuyang Guan for a 6-3 win over a UMass doubles tandem.

The tournament closes on Sunday.




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