The D Sports Awards 2016-17: Rookie of the Year

May 25, 2017 10:35pm

At the end of each academic year, The Dartmouth’s sports section puts up players and moments to be voted upon by the student body as the best of the best. In the first installment of The D Sports Awards, five of the season's top rookies are pitted against each other, the winner emerging only after a popular vote by members of the Dartmouth Community.


Master of the Draw

May 11, 2017 12:33am

This season, the Big Green women’s lacrosse team got 229 draw controls to its opponents’ 159. Draw specialist Kathryn Giroux ’19 had 108 of those, a mark which was eighth in the nation and beat the previous conference record by four. Giroux sat down with The Dartmouth to break down some of her seven draw controls in the season finale, a 12-8 triumph over Brown University.


One-on-one with Matt Rube '19

May 11, 2017 12:32am

Matt Rube ’19, co-founder of the Dartmouth Climbing Club, was one of two climbers who represented the Big Green at the 2017 Collegiate National Rock Climbing Championships in San Diego, California. Rube advanced to the Speed Finals, finishing in sixth place, and helped secure Dartmouth’s ninth-place team finish.

Frankie Sands, Rugby Player


One-on-one with Frankie Sands '19

May 8, 2017 3:02pm

Frankie Sands ’19, a recent transfer from Norwich University, has dominated the rugby scene, earning her top honors nationally. Most recently, she was named as one of four finalists for the Sorensen Award, given to the best collegiate women’s rugby player in the nation.