Dartmouth Roundup: Men’s lacrosse victorious in season debut

  • George Prince

Staff Reports
Published: 2/15/2020 10:39:27 PM
Modified: 2/15/2020 10:39:24 PM

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team opened its season in style, taking a 13-11 win from NCAA Division I newcomer Merrimack on Saturday.

George Prince had a career-best nine-point day to power the Big Green (1-0), scoring six goals and setting up three others. Freshman Tommy Rogan opened his collegiate career with four goals and two helpers, accounting for all three Dartmouth goals in the fourth quarter.

The visitors used a 4-1 run in the second period to take a lead they wouldn’t surrender. Matt Paul and Ben Martin started the charge, and Prince finished it off with two of his goals for a 7-5 cushion. The Warriors (0-2), a two-time Division II national champion, drew within a goal on five occasions but never tied the contest again.

Daniel Hincks turned aside 14 shots in the Dartmouth goal. The Big Green welcomes Bryant for its home opener on Saturday.

women’s lacrosse Dartmouth 15, UMass 11

AMHERST, Mass. — The Big Green (1-0) gave new coach Alex Frank a victory in her first game, taking their season opener over the Minutewomen (1-1).

Senior Ellie Carson had a career-high six points, including five goals, to pace Dartmouth. Classmate Sophie Turchetta matched a career best with five points, including four goals.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY Dartmouth 4, Rensselaer 1

TROY, N.Y. — CC Bowlby scored twice with an assist and Catherine Trevors had a goal and a helper as the Big Green (7-17-3, 4-13-3) recorded their first four-point ECAC Hockey weekend of the season.

Currie Putrah and Bowlby got Dartmouth on the board in the second period. Bowlby added her second goal on a third-stanza power play. Trevors clinched the win unassisted with 2:19 left.

Kayla Wormsbecher posted her second straight 34-save effort in goal for the win.

MEN’S HOCKEYYale 4, Dartmouth 3

HANOVER — The Bulldogs used a three-goal run to overturn a 2-1 deficit, then held on for an ECAC Hockey win over the Big Green (11-10-4, 8-8-2).

Will Graber scored twice for Dartmouth, including an extra-attacker strike with 52 seconds to play give the home team hope. Drew O’Connor also had his team-leading 15th goal, and Adrian Clark had 31 saves.

MEN’S BASKETBALLDartmouth 75, Cornell 53

HANOVER — The Big Green 9-14, 2-6) completed an Ivy League weekend sweep by dominating the Big Red at Leede Arena.

Dartmouth shot 52.9% from the field, holding the visitors to just 35.7% in response. The hosts charged to a 44-25 halftime lead and were never challenged.

Chris Knight and James Foye both had 17-point evenings for Dartmouth, which hosts Penn on Friday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALLDartmouth 67, Cornell 65

ITHACA, N.Y. — Elle Louie hit a foul-lane jump shot with 13 seconds to play as the Big Green (8-13, 2-6) erased a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to end a six-game Ivy League losing streak.

After cornell took a 60-50 lead with 7:07 to play, Dartmouth scored 17 of the game’s final 22 points to pull out the victory. Louie’s jumper broke a 65-65 deadlock. The Big Red had a one-and-one with time expired following a foul at the buzzer but missed the front end.

Anna Luce had a team-best 16 points for Dartmouth.

SKIING Women’s alpine wins again

HANCOCK, Mass. — The Big Green women’s alpine team won its sixth straight race, leading Dartmouth to a third-place result at the Williams Carnival.

At Jiminy Peak, Dartmouth senior Stephanie Currie finished fourth in the women’s slalom with a two-run time of 1:38.65 followed by Abi Jewett in fifth (1:38.70) and Claire Thomas seventh (1:39.93). Kipling Weisel, Drew Duffy and James Ferri went 3-7-10 for the Dartmouth men.

Lauren Jortberg, Abby Drach and Mara McCollor teamed up for a third-place result in the women’s 3x5K freestyle relay in Lake Placid, N.Y. The men were seventh.

Overall Dartmouth finished third in the carnival with 752 points. Middlebury edged Vermont, 855-843, to win the overall title.

FRIDAY’S RESULTS

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

MEN’S HOCKEY Dartmouth 5, Brown 2

HANOVER — Cam Strong and Daniel Warpecha staked the Big Green (11-9-4, 8-7-2) to a two-goal cushion at the first intermission, and Dartmouth cruised from there to break a five-game ECAC Hockey winless streak.

Tanner Palocsik traded goals with Brown’s Cole Quisenberry in the middle stanza before the Big Green pulled away. Drew O’Connor and Collin Rutherford completed Dartmouth’s ledger. Matt Baker and Will Graber both had two assists, and Adrian Clark needed just 11 saves for the win.




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