Dartmouth men’s hockey shut out to finish season

Staff Reports

Published: 02-27-2023 9:53 PM

The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team was shut out in its last two regular-season contests, falling 4-0 at Clarkson on Friday and 2-0 at St. Lawrence on Saturday.

The Golden Knights took a one-goal lead after the first period, then put the game away with three tallies in the second.

Freshman goaltender Cooper Black allowed all four goals, making 16 saves, and fellow freshman Mikey Roberts made eight saves in the third period and kept the puck out of the net.

Black made 33 saves the next night against the Saints, allowing both goals in the third period. The Big Green (5-23-1, 4-17-1 ECAC Hockey) finished last in the conference, and as the No. 12 seed in the ECAC Hockey Tournament, will travel to No. 5 seed Colgate for a first-round game on Friday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Penn 54, Dartmouth 37

HANOVER — The Quakers spoiled Senior Day for the Big Green on Saturday, holding the hosts to two points in the second quarter after Dartmouth had entered that period with a one-point lead. Junior guard Mekkena Boyd led the Big Green with 12 points and eight rebounds.

Dartmouth (2-25, 0-13 Ivy League) lost its 18th straight game. The Big Green have one last chance at a conference victory when they travel to Harvard on Saturday.

MEN’S LACROSSE Dartmouth 17, Holy Cross 6

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Big Green exploded to a 12-0 halftime lead in a dominating victory over the winless Crusaders on Saturday.

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Sophomore midfielder Quinn Moore had five goals to pace the Dartmouth offense. Sophomore attacker Colin McGill had three, freshman midfielder Emmett Paradine added two and freshman Hopper Zappitello, junior Henry Bonnie, junior Nate Davis and sophomore Holden Deck each had one. The Big Green put 41 shots on goal to just 13 for Holy Cross and had a 20-6 edge in faceoffs.

Dartmouth (2-0) opens the home portion of its schedule Saturday against Siena.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE UMass 14, Dartmouth 6

AMHERST, Mass. — The Big Green trailed by three entering the fourth quarter before the No. 22 Minutewomen pulled away with five unanswered goals.

Senior attacker Lucy Murray was the only Dartmouth player with multiple goals. Freshman Catherine Erb, sophomore Boo Dewitt, junior Rosie McCarthy and sophomore Katina Christensen each scored once. UMass had a 21-9 edge in shots on goal, though the Big Green did win 13 draw controls to the Minutewomen’s 11.

Dartmouth (1-1) hosts Bryant on Wednesday afternoon, then opens Ivy League play Sunday at home against Cornell.

SOFTBALL Big Green go 3-2 in opening weekend

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. — Dartmouth opened the 2023 season at The Spring Games with three straight wins, picking up a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Florida International and a 6-4 win over Tennessee-Martin on Friday and a 5-2 win over Valparaiso on Saturday. The Big Green fell, 5-3, to Siena later Saturday, then took a 7-4 loss Sunday to Notre Dame.

Senior Maddie Katona and freshman Ashley Frantz were the hitting stars for Dartmouth, going a combined 9-for-20 at the plate. Senior Kate Farren had game-winning hits in both games Friday, then hit her first home run of the year against Siena on Saturday, and sophomore Mary Beth Cahalan homered and drove in four runs on the weekend.

The Big Green used just two pitchers, sophomore Rachel McCarroll and freshman Stella Bale, with McCarroll recording all three wins. Each has an ERA under three in the early going.

Dartmouth heads to Starkville, Miss., this weekend for the Alex Wilcox Memorial Tournament, where the Big Green will face host Mississippi State as well as Murray State and Abilene Christian.

BASEBALL Dartmouth swept by No. 22 Miami in 1st series

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The Big Green took an early four-run lead in Friday’s season opener before taking a 9-7 loss, then were shut out, 6-0, on Saturday and blown out, 20-2, on Sunday.

Junior shortstop Tyler Cox picked up where he left off last season, going 3-for-4 in Friday’s game. Junior catcher Nate Cymela drove in four runs in that game, and freshman Milo Suarez hit Dartmouth’s only home run of the weekend in the third inning Sunday.

The Big Green will be in Cary, N.C., this weekend to play Wagner, Holy Cross and Penn State.