Local roundup: Dartmouth baseball takes series from Brown

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Published: 4/14/2019 10:04:09 PM
Modified: 4/14/2019 10:04:07 PM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Freshman right-hander Justin Murray tossed seven strong innings and got home runs from senior Nate Ostmo and sophomore Ubaldo Lopez as the Dartmouth College baseball team claimed a 7-5 win over Brown on Sunday, taking their three-game Ivy League weekend series at Murray Stadium in the process.

Murray (2-2) gave up two runs on just four hits and a pair of walks over his seven stanzas on the mound for Dartmouth (11-18 overall, 5-7 league), striking out three along the way. Sophomore Max Hunter got the final five outs for his second save of the weekend and third of the season.

Senior Steffen Torgersen had three of the Big Green’s 10 hits with a double, run and RBI. Classmate Sean Sullivan reached base four times with a single, double and a pair of walks while scoring once and driving in two. Ostmo also had two RBIs and scored twice. 

Dartmouth hosts Middleburyu for a nonleague game on Tuesday at Red Rolfe Field.

Colby-Sawyer, Norwich split

NEW LONDON — The Chargers and Cadets swapped shutouts in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference doubleheader, with Colby-Sawyer (5-19, 3-7) winning the opener, 2-0, and Norwich (5-15, 3-7) taking the nightcap, 12-0.

Lebanon High graduate Derek Griffin threw a complete-game three-hitter in the opening contest. Griffin struck out seven and made the most of fifth-inning RBI singles from teammates Tim Unczur and Brendan Barrett.

Norwich erupted for eight runs in the top of the third inning of the second contest, using four hits and four walks to take control.


Dartmouth 4, Yale 1

HANOVER — The Big (14-6, 3-1) grabbed four straight singles wins after dropping the doubles point to top the Bulldogs on the Thompson Arena courts.

Dan Martin, David Horneffer, Sid Chari and John Speicher all claimed straight-sets wins to keep Yale (11-11, 0-5) winless in league action this spring.

Dartmouth meets Columbia and Cornell this weekend, both of whom enter with 4-0 league marks.

Colby-Sawyer 7, Saint Anselm 2

NEW LONDON — The NCAA Division III Chargers (7-9) topped a team from the D-II Northeast-10 Conference for the second time this season.

Colby-Sawyer took a 2-1 lead through doubles before turning on the gas in singles play. Alex Wright led the charge, winning the 94th singles match of his career, good for this all-time in program history.

The Chargers close their GNAC regular season at Johnson & Wales on Saturday.

WOMEN’S TENNISYale 4, Dartmouth 0

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Bulldogs dominated the Big Green (3-16, 0-5) in their Ivy League encounter.

Dartmouth closes its season this weekend at Columbia and Cornell.

Colby-Sawyer 8, Saint Anselm 0

NEW LONDON — The Chargers improved to 12-5 with a nonleague shutout of the NCAA D-II Hawks.

Colby-Sawyer swept doubles in tight affairs, winning two in tiebreaks. Three of the Chargers’ singles wins came in straight sets.

Colby-Sawyer finishes its regular season at Babson on Friday.


MV 12, Stevens 0

PENACOOK, N.H. — The Cardinals dropped their season opener to the undefeated Pride (3-0) on Saturday.

Kate Chambers and Elle Grenier had one hit each for Stevens. Gabby Labounty had a strong game in center field as well.

Stevens visits Bow on Monday.

WOMEN’S RUGBYGreen falls in sevens final

ALLSTON, Mass. — Dartmouth dropped a 22-17 decision to host Harvard in the final of Saturday’s Ivy Sevens tournament, the Crimson rebounding from a previous loss to the Big Green.

Dartmouth went 3-1 at the tourney, beating Princeton (29-0) and Brown (33-0) before claiming a 31-14 defeat of the Crimson to set up a title-game rematch. Ariana Ramsey led the Big Green for the second tournament in a row, scoring 11 tries for a team-best 55 points.

The Big Green is off until next month’s USA Rugby Sevens national tournament in Arizona.

WOMEN’S CREWDartmouth sweeps on Connecticut River

HANOVER — The Big Green took all four races from Boston University on the Connecticut River on Saturday in Dartmouth’s only home race of the spring schedule.

The varsity eight, stroked by Sophie Stone and coxed by Katie Erdos, set the tone for the day with a winning time of 6 minutes, 18.21 seconds over 2,000 meters to top BU by 4½ seconds. The second varsity eight won by 10 seconds, and Dartmouth’s two varsity fours boats won by healthy margins.

The Big Green visits the Clemson Invitational this weekend.

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