Local Roundup: Big Green Finds the Power in Win Over UVM

Published: 11/7/2018 12:00:25 AM
Modified: 11/7/2018 12:00:25 AM

Hanover — If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.

Perseverance on the power play led to the game-winning goal — and the first-power play goal of the season — for the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team in a 3-1 win over Vermont on Tuesday night at Thompson Arena.

Dartmouth’s Tess Bracken opened the scoring. Bracken intercepted the puck and took off on a breakaway and beat Catamounts goaltender Blanka Skodova with a deke for a backhanded goal with 8:37 left in the opening period.

With 10:59 left in the second period, UVM surged on its first power play of the night. Sammy Kolowrat fired from the blue line with a bouncer through the Big Green defense, and the puck was deflected in by the Catamounts’ Theresa Schafzahl to tie the game.

Bracken broke the tie on the power play with a blast from the blue line 2:49 into the second period. The goal was Big Green’s first power-play strike out of 23 attempts this season. Christina Rombaut and Lotti Odnoga had the assists.

Two minutes later, the Green’s Sara McClanahan scored after crashing the net off an assist from Lotti Odnoga. Dartmouth outshot Vermont, 26-25.

The Big Green (2-4-0) hosts RIT on Friday.

Men’s Hockey

KUA Alumnus Honored

Colchester, Vt. — Saint Michael’s College first-year goalie Hugo Turcotte, a Kimball Union Academy graduate, was named Northeast-10 rookie of the week.

Turcotte, a native of Gap, France, had a .917 save percentage and 2.56 goals-against average in two games last week.

Men’s Basketball

Dartmouth 114, Newbury 39

Hanover— Brendan Barry made eight of 10 shots from 3-point range and finished with 26 points to help Dartmouth open the season with a win over Newbury College.

Barry came up one short of the school record for 3s in a game and James Foye added 18 points for the Big Green, which improved its program record in season openers to 77-41.

Dartmouth closed the first half with a 15-3 run and led, 61-24, at halftime. Newbury went just 16-of-70 (23 percent) from the field and was outrebounded, 64-33.

Will Emery had six points and 14 rebounds for Dartmouth.

Almando Martinez had 12 points and Omar Williams scored nine for the Division III Nighthawks, who are looking to rebuild with only two players returning from a 4-21 season in coach Rich Fazzi’s first year. The school is based in Cambridge, Mass.

The Big Green heads to Davidson on Friday night.

Field Hockey

Chargers Place FourOn All-League List

New London — Colby-Sawyer seniors Colleen Burke and Jordan Teixeira landed on the Great Northeast Athletic Conference’s first eam on Tuesday.

Teixeira topped the Chargers’ scoring stats with 12 goals and five assists, with four game-winning goals. She leaves New London as owner of the program record for game-winners with 10.

Burke started all 19 Colby-Sawyer games this season, playing out of the midfield and scoring three times.

Junior defender Kailyn Lapham earned second-team notice for the Chargers, and senior Sierra Schuster laned on the league’s sportsmanship team.

Women’s Volleyball

Four Chargers All-GNAC

New London — Colby-Sawyer enior Courtney Murray led three teammates receiving all-GNAC honors on Tuesday, making the all-league second team.

Murray finished second on the team with 240 kills, good for a 2.16 kills-per-set average, along with a .213 hitting percentage. She also was second with 42 blocks, 10 of them solos.

Juniors Naarah Cox and Morgan Flynn made the All-GNAC third team for Colby-Sawyer. Senior Nicole Olivieri joined the all-league sportsmanship squad.

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