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College roundup: Big Green wins at home carnival

Staff Reports
Published: 2/8/2019 9:59:36 PM
Modified: 2/8/2019 9:59:47 PM

HANOVER — The Dartmouth Winter Carnival began on Friday with only the freestyle races completed as the slopes at Dartmouth Skiway proved to be too icy and dangerous for the giant slalom, which was postponed until Feb. 17.

The Big Green won the women’s 10-kilometer free as two Dartmouth skiers landed on the podium. The men’s 15K went to Vermont, though Colby’s Zane Fields easily took the gold by nearly 90 seconds. With the Catamounts’ second-place showing in the women’s race, they edged out the Big Green for the day with 248 points to 220 for the hosts and 202 for Colby in third.

Dartmouth’s Katharine Ogden was second in the women’s 10K in 30 minutes, 19.4 seconds, followed by teammate Lauren Jortberg in third (31:12.4). Vermont’s Lina Sutro won in 30:04.6.

Callan Deline led the Big Green in the men’s 15K in ninth place (45:49.3). Fields won in 43:32.5.

Vermont took the other two podium spots with three others finishing in the top 10 to amass 128 points, while Colby and Williams shared second with 105 and Dartmouth finished fourth with 88.

The carnival will continue on Saturday morning with the slalom races at the Dartmouth Skiway beginning at 9 a.m. and the 3x5K classical relay at Oak Hill slated to start at 10 a.m.

Men’s BasketballCornell 83, Dartmouth 80

HANOVER — Matt Morgan scored 40 points and was 9-for-11 from the 3-point line as Cornell (11-10, 3-2 Ivy) defeated Dartmouth (10-11, 1-4), which dropped its fourth straight game.

Morgan was 13-for-18 from the floor overall and 6-for-6 from the free-throw line. Josh Warren was the only other Big Red player in double figures with 15 points.

Chris Knight led Dartmouth with 27 points and five assists. Brendan Barry added 12 points, Aaryn Rai ahd 11 and Ian Sistare and Taurus Samuels scored 10 apiece.

Dartmouth hosts Columbia on Saturday night.

Women’s Basketball Dartmouth 63, Cornell 56

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cy Lippold had 21 points and seven assists as Dartmouth (9-9 overall, 2-3) Ivy League) defeated Cornell.

Lippold was 5-for-10 from the 3-point line for Dartmouth, which was 11-for-22 from downtown as a team.

Isalys Quinones added 19 points and nine rebounds for the Big Green, which led 32-20 at halftime. Quinones was 5-for-7 from the arc.

Laura Bagwell-Katalinich led the Big Red with 24 points, followed by Samantha Clement with 13.

The Big Green wraps up its four-game road swing on Saturday at Columbia.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY RPI 5, Dartmouth 2

TROY, N.Y. — Josefine Hansen had a goal and two assists as Rensselaer (12-12-5, 9-7-1 ECAC Hockey) handled Dartmouth (4-19-1, 3-14-0).

Sara McClanahan and Gabby Billing scored for the Big Green, which grabbed a 1-0 lead midway through the first period before the Engineers scored five straight goals.

Christine Honor and Shannon Ropp combined for 17 saves in Dartmouth’s net, while RPI’s Lovisa Selander made 30 stops.

The Big Green visits Union on Saturday.

Women’s Tennis Brown 4, Dartmouth 3

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Fifth-seeded Dartmouth was edged by No. 4 Brown, 4-3, in the Big Green’s first match of the ECAC Indoor Championship.

Dartmouth won the doubles point on the strengths of wins by the duos of Allison Chuang and Maddie Hwang, and Abigail Chiu and Racquel Lyn.

Nina Paripovic and Chiu won in singles for the Big Green, which faces Cornell on Saturday morning.

Women’s Lacrosse Big Green picked third

HANOVER — Dartmouth was picked third in the annual Ivy League preseason poll of media members and league administrators.

The Big Green, which finished third last year, was picked with 68 points behind league champion Princeton (124 points) and Penn (115).

Last season, Dartmouth returned to the Ivy League tournament for the first time since 2013.

Dartmouth, which is ranked 25th in the preseason Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association poll, opens its season on Feb. 15 at seventh-ranked Northwestern.

The Big Green’s home opener is on Feb. 26 against No. 1 Boston College, which reached last season’s NCAA national championship game.

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