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Dartmouth roundup: Underclassmen fuel volleyball win

  • Ellie Blain

Staff Reports
Published: 9/18/2021 10:17:09 PM
Modified: 9/18/2021 10:17:09 PM

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Underclassmen took center stage as the Dartmouth College women’s volleyball team ended the Hartford Invitational with a 18-25, 25-20, 18-25, 25-19, 15-11 victory over Central Connecticut State on Saturday afternoon.

Sophomore Ellie Blain (21 kills, 12 digs) and junior Makenzie Arent (35 assist, 11 digs) both had double-doubles for the Big Green (8-1). Blain also had a team-leading 23 points. Freshman Emma Engstrom had three of the team's five aces. Senior Emma Moffet was first with seven total blocks.

Blain and Moffet were named all-tournament at the end of the weekend.

Done with tournament play, the Green will start Ivy League action on Friday when it hosts Harvard at Leede Arena.

FIELD HOCKEYVermont 2, Dartmouth 1

HANOVER — Kate Hall tapped home the game-winning goal out of a fourth-quarter scramble, giving the Catamounts the win over Dartmouth at Chase Field.

Hall’s penalty corner feed set up Puck Kwaspen’s opener in the second quarter. The Big Green (3-3-0) trailed until the fourth quarter when sophomore Lila Browne converted a through-ball pass from Bee Hollyer.

Hall put UVM (5-2-0) ahead to stay about two minutes later.

The Big Green looks to bounce back in Sunday home date with Merrimack.

WOMEN’S TENNISTen more wins for Big Green

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Dartmouth had another good day at the Brown Invitational, winning seven of 10 singles matches and three of five doubles matches on Saturday.

Five Big Green players went undefeated: Ashley Hess, Chidimma Okpara, Katie Weber, Lexi Dewire and Ujvala Jupalli.

The tournament ends on Sunday.

MEN’S TENNISDartmouth enjoys another good day

HANOVER — The Big Green won five singles matches and all but one of its five doubles matches at its Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday.

Five Big Green players went 2-0 on the day. Anders Gibbons rebounded from a dropped first set to take the next two to defeat his opponent from Bryant, while Sid Chari had a 6-3, 6-4 win over another player from Bryant. The pair kept the momentum going to win their doubles match, 6-4. Alejandro Ouiles, Hikaru Takeda and Andy Ilie also swept.

The tournament’s final day begins on Sunday at 9 a.m.

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