The women’s volleyball team split its two games over the weekend, beating Princeton University in a five-setter on Friday before falling to the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday. The Big Green followed up its impressive win over the Tigers with an error-filled game against a Quakers squad playing its best volleyball of the season. After the weekend at home, the Big Green (13-5, 4-3 Ivy) now takes to the road for five straight Ivy League away matches.
Despite a valiant second-half effort, the men’s soccer team took its first Ivy League loss, 2-1, against the University of Pennsylvania Saturday. This match marked the 63rd time the Big Green (7-4-1, 2-1 Ivy) was pitted against the Quakers (6-6-0, 2-1 Ivy), the defending Ivy-League Champions. It was an unfortunate end to Dartmouth’s four-game home stand at Burnham Field,
The women’s soccer team beat the University of Pennsylvania 2-0 in front of a raucous crowd on Homecoming Saturday at Burnham Field to break its five-game winless streak and notch this season’s first Ivy League win. Corey Delaney ’16 scored the first goal, her second of the season, and Jackie Friedman ’16 added the insurance tally to pace the Big Green (4-4-4, 1-0-3 Ivy) to the victory.
The men’s and women’s championship eight boats finished 26th at the 50th annual Head of the Charles Regatta over the weekend, marking a fall from last season when the men placed 25th and the women finished 20th. Held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Head of the Charles Regatta was the first of the season for the Big Green, serving as a litmus test for what the teams can expect going forward. The crew teams are only slated to compete in a few regattas in the fall before the season begins in earnest in the spring.
With the sun peeking out from behind the clouds over Memorial Field nearly three hours into the game, Dartmouth held Holy Cross to a sack and three incomplete passes to seal a 24-21 victory in the Big Green’s Homecoming game.
The women’s and men’s cross country teams scored 19th and 24th place finishes, respectively, at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational Friday in Madison. Hosted by the University of Wisconsin, this invitational featured some of the nation’s best cross country teams.
Coming off a dramatic 38-31 victory over Yale University at the Yale Bowl, the Big Green returns to Hanover to take on the College of the Holy Cross in its homecoming matchup. Last year, the two teams met in Dartmouth’s home opener, and Holy Cross pulled out a 31-28 victory on a game-winning field goal with less than a minute remaining. The field goal capped off a 10-0 Crusader run to win the game. Holy Cross’s quarterback Peter Pujals was the star of the game, completing 25 of 37 passes for 290 yards and two touchdowns in addition to rushing for another 125 yards and two scores.