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Dartmouth Roundup: Big Green sweeps team alpine again, takes third at Colby Carnival

  • Gwen Wattenmaker

  • Breanna Glover

Staff Reports
Published: 2/8/2020 10:27:29 PM
Modified: 2/9/2020 10:15:31 PM

NEWRY, Maine — With podium finishes in the men’s and women’s giant slalom on Saturday, Dartmouth captured third place overall with 801 points in the two-day Bates Carnival at Sunday River in Maine.

The Big Green had four skiers on the alpine podium, two men and two women, in the giant slalom. Andrew Miller finished second in the men’s event ahead of teammate Drew Duffy in third. Abi Jewett and Gwen Wattenmaker repeated those finishes in the women’s GS.

Miller and Duffy were in sixth and 13th place, respectively, after the first GS run, but with the two best times in the afternoon, the pair moved into the top three.

It was a similar finish for the Big Green in the women’s GS as Jewett and Wattenmaker were in third and sixth places after the first run.

Others scoring points for Dartmouth included Abby Drach in fifth place in the women’s 5K cross country freestyle race at Black Mountain in Jackson, N.H. Lauren Jortberg (ninth) and Molly Gellert (10th) also had strong showings in the same event.

Middlebury edged Vermont, 850-848, to win the overall competition.

Indoor Track Dartmouth sweeps at home

HANOVER — The Dartmouth men’s and women’s track teams each turned in dominant home wins.

Cha’Mia Rothwell won both the 60-meter dash (8.40 seconds) and the long jump for the Big Green women. Lily Lockhart won both the shot put and the weight throw. Folsande Akinfe won the triple jump and Julia Valenti the pole vault. Breanna Glover (1,000 meters), Isabelle Giordano (800m) and Mallory Barnes (200m) also won for the Big Green.

Will Baginski (800m) and Brian Mass (3,000m) each picked up their first collegiate wins for the Dartmouth men. Donovan Spearman won the 60m dash and Charlie Wade took home the 400m title. Corbin Mayes (pole vault) and Ahria Simons (long jump) also won the Big Green.

Men’s Basketball Yale 75, Dartmouth 57

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Big Green dropped to 7-14 overall, 0-6 in the Ivy League, with a loss at Yale.

Dartmouth was within striking distance throughout the first half, trailing 40-36 at the break. The Big Green offense went cold in the second half as the hosts pulled away.

Chris Knight had 12 points on 5-for-6 shooting for Dartmouth. James Foye added 11 points and Taurus Samuels had nine.

The Big Green are home next weekend, hosting Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday.

Women’s Basketball Yale 67, Dartmouth 47

HANOVER — The Bulldogs pulled away in the second half to beat the Big Green (7-12, 1-5 Ivy).

Yale led, 29-25, at halftime but Dartmouth was held to just 22 points after the break in falling off the pace. Anna Luce had 16 points for Dartmouth, including a 4-for-7 effort from 3-point territory. Jimena Abejon added 10 points. Paula Lenart had eight points and eight rebounds.

Dartmouth continues its Ivy League schedule with a visit to Columbia on Friday night and then to Cornell on Saturday.

Women’s Hockey Cornell 3, Dartmouth 0

HANOVER — Big Green netminder Kayla Wormsbecher had a career-high 36 saves in Dartmouth’s loss against No. 2 ranked Cornell.

The Big Red had a 39-13 advantage in shots yet Wormsbecher and the Dartmouth defense kept it a one-goal game until the 14:44 mark in the third period, when Cornell scored to go up, 2-0.

Dartmouth (5-17-3, 2-13-3 ECAC) hits the road next weekend to face Union on Friday and then Rensselaer on Saturday.

Women’s Tennis Dartmouth 5, UMass 0

NEW YORK — The Big Green upset UMass on day two of the ECAC Indoor Championship.

Catherine Cable and Chidimma Okpara opened the day with a 6-0 win in doubles for Dartmouth. Allison McCann and Jingyi Peng followed with a 6-1 win. Nina Paripovic (6-1, 6-0), Cable (6-0, 6-1) and Ashley Hess (6-1, 6-1) added wins in singles.

Dartmouth will face Brown at 11 a.m. on Sunday.


Dartmouth 4, St. John’s 1

HANOVER — The Big Green (8-0) shook off the loss of the doubles point to rip off four straight singles win and stop the Red Storm at the Boss Center.

No. 2 Dan Martin, No. 3 Peter Conklin and No. 6 Anders Gibbons all won in straight sets. Pierce Widdecombe clinched the match by taking No. 4 singles in a third-set tiebreaker.

After two weeks at home, Dartmouth will be on the road until early April starting with the upcoming ECAC Indoor Championships at Columbia University.


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Dartmouth 4, Minnesota 3

HANOVER — Charlie Broom’s third-set tiebreaker win sent the Big Green (7-0) past the Golden Gophers (4-2) at the Boss Center.

The Big Green won the doubles point but had to rally after Minnesota won three of the first four singles matches.

Dan Martin leveled the contest with a 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 win at No. 2, and Broom came through at No. 1, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (7) to keep Dartmouth unbeaten.

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