College Roundup: Big Green Women Second at New England Meet

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s track & field team claimed second at the 2018 New England Outdoor Championship on Saturday at Memorial Field.

The hosts posted 99.62 points en route to earning the runner-up spot behind Northeastern, which won its third consecutive women’s title with 121 points over the two days.

The Big Green’s Maria Garman came away as the winner of the heptathlon in convincing fashion. Garman posted 5,112 points, a little more than 500 ahead of the second-place competitor. In all, she won the high jump, shot put and the 800 meters (2 minutes, 18.33 seconds), while finishing in the top-three five times on the weekend.

Dartmouth junior Nicole Deblasio won the 200 meters in 24.29 seconds, just over an hour after she placed second in the 100 in 12.11. Big Green freshman Lily Lockhart won the discus as her second throw reached 45.33 meters.

Georgia Fear led four Dartmouth runners in the 1,500 meters with a second-place finish in 4:26.12. She was followed by teammates Bridget Flynn (third, 4:26.34), Grace Thompson (fourth, 4:28.31) and Bridget O’Neill (sixth, 4:32.99).

Abby Livingston was third in the 800 (2:08.97), Kayla Gilding was fourth in the 400 (56.35) and Camille Landon (1.65 meters) was fifth in the high jump.

The Dartmouth men moved up seven spots on Saturday to finish fifth with 47.5 points. Southern Connecticut was the winner with 113.50 points, with UMass (71), New Hampshire (53) and UMass Dartmouth (48.50) rounding out the top five.

The Big Green’s Pat Gregory captured the 1,500 meters in 3:46.74, followed by teammate Miles Irish (third, 3:50.33) and Marco Pompilj (eighth, 3:53.28). Amos Cariati was third in the 400 (48.15 seconds) and Shawn Ohazuruike was third in the 110 hurdles. (14.53 seconds) to his credit.

In the shot put, Ethan Ruh claimed fourth thanks to a throw of 15.64 meters on his third attempt.

Men’s Tennis

Dartmouth Falls in NCAAs

Fort Worth, Texas — Dartmouth suffered a 4-0 defeat against Oregon in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.

The Ducks began play by taking two of three doubles matches. The Big Green’s Charlie Broom and David Horneffer were ahead, 5-4, in their doubles match but didn’t finish when Oregon clinched three singles wins. Horneffer also led, 7-5, 3-2, in his singles match.

Women’s Tennis

MIT 5, Colby-Sawyer 0

Woburn, Mass. — The Chargers fell to No. 11 MIT in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Colby-Sawyer finishes with a record 17-6 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the third straight season.