The women’s golf team came in third in the Dartmouth Invitational, the team’s only home tournament this season. Jane Lee ’15 and Isabelle Kane ’18, who respectively tied for seventh and 12th, led the way to the bronze.
n late August, while most of her peers were in the library preparing for finals, Laura Stacey ’16 packed her bags for Calgary, ready to undergo another sort of test. She was one of 22 Canadians named to the country’s women’s development team and competed against the U.S. team, losing all three matches. Though Stacey was on the team when it won gold at the 2013 Meco Cup in Füssen, Germany, she said she was nervous entering the locker room as she waited for the verdict.
The men’s soccer team notched its first win of the season on Sunday afternoon, taking down the Hofstra University Pride (2-2-2) on the road 2-1. The game was an important victory for the squad, halting a two-game losing skid that began the season and suggestive of the Big Green’s potential this year in the Ivy League.
Despite a slow start to the season, the field hockey team looks to build on early out-of-conference setbacks with a strong performance in its upcoming Ivy League opener.
The men’s tennis team heads to Princeton University and the women to the College of William and Mary this Friday following strong 2013-14 seasons, defined by last-second victories, crushing defeats and unprecedented success. Though no team tournaments take place in the fall, the individual outings can serve as important practice for the winter and spring. Last season, the men’s team placed as high as 33rd in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, the highest ever in program history. Its 5-2 Ivy League record marked its best performance in league play in more than 15 years, and its 18 victories set a program record.
As the new school year comes to Hanover, we at The Dartmouth wanted to acclimate you to what should be an exciting slate of sports action this fall. In this season primer, we’ll introduce you to some fall teams and offer our thoughts on what the season has in store.
The volleyball team had a successful weekend at the Jack Kaiser Tournament in Queens, New York, where it placed third out of five teams after two hard-fought wins on Saturday afternoon to earn a 3-1 tournament record. The Big Green (6-1, 0-0 Ivy) won three matches in five sets, going the distance to defeat St. John’s University, St. Francis College in Brooklyn and the University of New Hampshire. The Big Green’s lone setback of the tournament — and the season so far — came in three sets at the hands of Fresno State University.