College roundup: Nef keeps winning on slopes for Big Green skiing

Staff Reports
Saturday, February 09, 2019

HANOVER — Tanguy Nef won the slalom for his third straight carnival and Kalle Wagner claimed his second career podium, but the Dartmouth College men’s and women’s alpine teams eventually settled for second place, 914-913, behind the University of Vermont at the Dartmouth Carnival on Saturday.

Nef claimed slalom gold on the Thomas Trail at Dartmouth Skiway, beating out Vermont’s Patrick McConville by a full two seconds in 1:34.93. Wagner finished third in 1:36.96, and Dartmouth’s James Ferri took fourth in 1:37.21.

Dartmouth’s Ellie Curtis was second overall (1:42.16) among the women by 0.43 seconds behind UVM’s Paula Moltzan. The Big Green’s Alexa Dlouhy took third in 1:42.56, and sophomore Claire Thomas placed fourth in 1:43.04.

Vermont took the carnival lead on the cross country circuit at Oak Hill, the Catamounts sweeping the men’s and women’s relays. Lydia Blanchet, Taryn Hunt-Smith and Lauren Jortberg took second place in 48:15.4 for the Big Green women. Gavin McEwen, Adam Glueck and Callan Deline took 11th for the men.

Dartmouth will compete in the Middlebury Carnival next weekend, then host Friday’s postponed giant slalom at the Dartmouth Skiway on Feb. 17.

Men’s Basketball Dartmouth 82, Columbia 66

HANOVER — Brendan Barry netted 21 points and led a near-perfect team effort at the free-throw line as the Big Green (2-4, 12-11) rolled past the Lions at Leede Arena.

Dartmouth took control with a 39-25 first half and never let Columbia get close. The Big Green led by as many as 31 points in the second half.

James Foye scored 14 points, Chris Knight had 11 and Ian Sistare provided 10 for Dartmouth, which visits Penn on Friday.

Emmanuel 84, Colby-Sawyer 81

NEW LONDON — Emmanuel senior Joe Tamburro scored 37 points to lead the Saints over Colby-Sawyer in conference play.

The Chargers (6-4, 12-11) were led by Patrick Coffey’s 22 points. Dana Bean finished with 17 points and seven rebounds.

Women’s Basketball Dartmouth 70, Columbia 69

NEW YORK — Isalys Quinones hit a pair of free throws with 4 seconds left to give the Big Green (3-3, 10-9) a win over the Lions and a key sweep of their Ivy League weekend.

Tied at 51-51 entering the fourth quarter, Dartmouth methodically buiilt a pair of six-point leads only to have Columbia (2-4, 6-13) rally. The Lions took a 69-68 lead with 13 seconds to play when Madison Hardy canned three free throws, setting up Quinones’ heroics at the other end of the floor.

Quinones had a game-high 21 points for the Big Green, and Cy Lippold added 20.

Paula Lenart provided a 10-point, 14-rebound double-double for Dartmouth, which hosts Penn on Friday.

Suffolk 63, Colby-Sawyer 54

NEW LONDON — The Chargers cut a deficit to five points in the fourth quarter but couldn’t complete the comeback, falling to 14-9 overall and 6-4 in conference play.

Junior Tianna Sugars led the Chargers with her 12th double-double of the season and fifth straight, scoring 17 points with 15 rebounds.

MEN’S HOCKEY Union 3, Dartmouth 1

HANOVER — Ryan Walker and Liam Morgan broke a deadlock with goals in the final four minutes of regulation as the Dutchmen handed the Big Green (7-7-2, 8-12-3) an ECAC Hockey loss at Thompson Arena.

After a scoreless first period, Matt Baker gave Dartmouth a 1-0 lead at 3:38 of the second. Union answered through Greg Campbell barely two minutes later. Walker put the visitors ahead with 3:46 to go, and Morgan hit an empty net with 1:06 left.

Adrian Clark had 21 saves for Dartmouth, which goes to Clarkson on Friday.

Women’s Hockey Union 4, Dartmouth 1

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Dartmouth freshman Gabby Billing scored her third career goal and second shorthanded goal of the weekend, but the Big Green (3-15-0, 4-20-1) fell at Messa Rink.

Alyssa Baker finished the game with an assist, and Christine Honor made 31 saves in the loss. The Big Green hosts Clarkson and St. Lawrence next weekend to close the home schedule.

Women’s Tennis Big Green downs Cornell at ECAC Championship

NEW HAVEN, CONN. — Dartmouth sophomore Abigail Chiu clinched a victory with a 6-4, 6-4 decision at No. 1 singles, helping the fifth-seeded Big Green take down No. 8 Cornell , 4-1, on day two of the 2019 ECAC Indoor Championship at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.

Chiu and junior Racquel Lyn won at No. 1 doubles, 6-3, and Nina Paripovic and Jingyi Peng won, 6-2, at No. 2 doubles to open up the scoring for Dartmouth. Chuyang Gun won at No. 3 singles, 6-3, 6-1 and Paripovic won at No. 4 singles, 6-4, 6-2, to round out the scor ing.

Dartmouth will face the winner of the Harvard-Yale matchup today.

Men’s Tennis Minnesota Sweeps Big Green

MINNEAPOLIS — The Gophers completed a sweep, 7-0, of Dartmouth at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday.

Minnesota won the doubles point following wins at the No. 3 and 1 positions. In singles, Dartmouth junior Charlie Broom – who was ranked 34th in the most recent ITA national ranking – put up a fight before ultimately falling to No. 53 JosipKrstanovic at the No. 1 position. Sophomore Dan Martin won his first set against Allen at No. 3 singles, while Ross forced a third set at the No. 6 spot.

Dartmouth travels to Drake today.

Men’s Volleyball Colby-Sawyer 3, Dean 0Regis 3, Colby-Sawyer 0

FRANKLIN, MASS. — The Chargers split a pair of matches to improve to 5-2.

Orlando Plagata helped lead Colby-Sawyer in the first game against Dean, 25-16, 25-18, 25-16, with 15 kills and 15 digs. Plagata had nine kills and seven digs in the loss to Regis, 20-25, 16-25, 21-25. The Chargers host Johnson & Wales on Feb. 19.