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College roundup: Big Green deals a shutout to Bulldogs


Staff Reports
Friday, February 22, 2019

Staff Reports

HANOVER — Brendan Less and Matt Baker scored goals as the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team extended its unbeaten streak to three games with a 2-0 shutout of Yale on Friday night at Thompson Arena.

The Big Green (10-12-4 overall, 9-7-3 ECAC Hockey) sits in sixth place in the league standings as it makes a late push for a top-four spot and a first-round bye in next month’s ECAC tournament.

Third-place Yale is 13-10-3 overall, 11-7-1 in league play.

Less’ goal came 45 seconds into the game and was assisted by Quin Foreman and Baker, who made it 2-0 at 7:18 of the second. Collin Rutherford and Drew O’Connor assisted.

Dartmouth’s Adrian Clark made 28 saves for the shutout, while Yale’s Corbin Kaczperski made 24 stops.

The Big Green looks to keep the momentum going on Saturday, when seventh-place Brown comes to town.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

Yale 1, Dartmouth 0 (OT)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Rebecca Vanstone scored 2 minutes, 6 seconds into overtime as Yale (8-18-2 overall, 7-12-2 ECAC Hockey) sent Dartmouth (5-21-2, 4-16-1) to its seventh shutout loss and eighth overall this season.

Claire Dalton and Emma Seitz assisted on Vanstone’s goal, which was on the power play.

Kyra O’Brien and Tera Hofmann combined for 25 saves in the Bulldogs’ net, while Big Green counterpart Christine Honor made 33 stops.

Dartmouth wraps up its season on Saturday at Brown.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Dartmouth 56, Yale 54

HANOVER — Paula Lenart’s put-back with no time left lifted Dartmouth (11-11, 4-5 Ivy) past Yale (15-9, 5-4).

Down 54-52, the Big Green tied the game on Lenart’s jumper with 29 seconds left and won it when Lenart rebounded Isalys Quinones’ missed 3-point attempt and concerted a layup.

Lenart (10 points, eight rebounds) scored her team’s last six points.

Quinones led Dartmouth with 18 points, while teammate Katie Douglas scored 13 points and Annie McKenna dished out eight assists.

Robin Gallagher led Yale with 17 points.

The Big Green hosts Brown at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Yale 77, Dartmouth 59

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Alex Copeland scored 23 points as Ivy League-leading Yale (18-4 overall, 8-1 league) topped Dartmouth 911-14, 2-7).

Azar Swain added 16 points and Miye Oni 10 for the Bulldogs, who led, 40-25, at the half. Jordan Bruner pulled down eight rebounds.

Brendan Barry led the Big Green with 17 points, followed by James Foye with 15.

The Big Green returns to action on Saturday at Brown.

SOFTBALL

Big Green splits twin bill

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Freshman Bryce West hit a two-run home run and scored two runs as Dartmouth defeated host Charleston Southern, 5-3, in the second half of the Big Green’s season-opening doubleheader.

Dartmouth dropped the opener to Appalachian State, 2-1.

Taylor Ward added two hits for Dartmouth against CSU and teammate Calista Almer drove in two runs. pitcher Shelby Wilkison allowed five hits and three runs, two earned, to collect the win.

Morgan Martinelli had a hit and an RBI against Appalachian State. Heather Turner (4⅓ innings, three hits, two runs, one earned), took the loss.

Dartmouth returns to action on Saturday in Charleston against Radford and College of Charleston.

BASEBALL

Dartmouth 4, UTSA 3

SAN ANTONIO — Steffen Torgersen had three hits as Dartmouth (1-0) defeated Texas-San Antonio (2-3) in its season opener.

Nate Ostmo, Michael Calamari, Matt Feinstein and Kade Kretzschmar had two hits apiece for the Big Green, which rapped out 14 hits.

Big Green starter Cole O’Connor (1-00 allowed eight hits and three earned runs in 7⅓ innings. He struck out three and walked two.

The teams return to action on Saturday with a 2 p.m. doubleheader.

SKIING

Dartmouth one back
at Bates Carnival

RUMFORD, Maine — Dartmouth’s James Ferri won the giant slalom the help put the Big Green one point behind Vermont, 477-476, on Friday at the Bates Carnival.

The Catamounts had individual winners in the other three events.

Ferri earned his first career victory on the slopes at Sunday River with a combined time of 2 minutes, 35.72 seconds. Teammate Drew Duffy was third and David Domonoske was fifth.

The Big Green’s Tricia Mangan was second in the women’s GS (2:36.52), behind UVM’s Mille Graesdal.

Dartmouth’s Lydia Blanchet was second in the women’s 5K freestyle race at Black Mountain bin 13:04.9, 2.9 seconds behind Vermont’s Evelina Sutro, while the Big Green’s Katharine Ogden was third and Lauren Jortberg fourth. Callan Deline led Dartmouth in the men’s 10K in seventh place.

The carnival will conclude on Saturday with the slalom (9:15 a.m.) and the classical races (10 a.m.).

WOMEN’S SWIMMING

Dartmouth breaks
more records at Ivies

PRINCETON, N.J. — Four Dartmouth records fell on day four of the Ivy League Championship. The Big Green is in sixth place with 494 points.

Sarah Minnigh placed third in the 1,000-yad freestyle in 9:51.68, breaking the Dartmouth record from 2013 by over four seconds.

Mia Leko broke the 2012 program record in the 200-yard freestyle by over half a second with her time of 1:48.03, placing fifth.

In the 100-yard breaststroke, Mackenzie Stumpf was third (1:01.14).

Her time of 1:00.99 from prelims broke her own record from last year’s Ivies by half a second.

To wrap up the day, the Green placed sixth in the 400-yard medley relay (3:41.60), taking down the school record from this time last year by two seconds. Composed of Connie Zhang, Stumpf, Leko and Ashley Post, the relay finished almost a second ahead of Penn in seventh.

The fourth and final day of the meet will begin on Saturday with the 200-yard backstroke.