Weekend preview

by Richard Petty | 11/12/93 6:00am

As the fall sports season comes to a close and winter begins, some teams are looking to place well in the league championships and finish the season with a victory while others look to open the season with one.

Cross country

After a successful season which saw the men and women ranked among the top New England teams, Dartmouth closes it season with the IC4A Championships at George Mason.

The women also travel to George Mason for the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships. Men's ice hockey

Last weekend, the team won its season opening exhibition against Merrimack, 5-4. This weekend, the Big Green host two games. The first is tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Thompson Arena against Cornell. Saturday evening, the Big Green face off against Colgate at 7 p.m. in Thompson. Women's ice hockey

Last weekend the women's team split its two exhibition games. They won the first game, 6-3, against the Massachusetts "Selects," but lost their next game, 7-1, to Concordia.

This weekend they travel to the All-American Collegiate Tournament to face St. Cloud State and the University of Minnesota-Duluth. The finals of the tournament will be played Sunday. Women's rowing

After last weekend's strong performance at the Princeton Chase, the Big Green end their season at the Foot of the Charles in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday. Dartmouth crew hopes to end a successful season on a victorious note. Women's soccer

The Big Green ended the season with a victory against Columbia last weekend to win the Ivy League .

After finishing 12-2-1 and 7-0 in the Ancient Eight, the women head into post-season play in the NCAA tournament against the University of Connecticut on Saturday at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass. Women's squash

The team opens its season with the Ivy Scrimmage at Brown. Traditionally, the Big Green has fared well against the University of Pennsylvania and Brown and they hope to repeat that success. Men's swimming

The team begins its season with the annual Challenge Can-Am meet held at Sherbrooke University in Quebec, Canada.

"The Challenge Can-Am meet is always exciting," Coach Jim Wilson said. "It offers an opportunity to have fun and to win." Women's volleyball

After a series of disappointing losses at the Harvard Tournament, the Big Green look to break tradition as the Ivy Tournament opens this weekend at Columbia. The team has a 4-19 record overall and is 0-7 in the Ivy League.

"In the first round, we will be playing the number-one seed, Yale," Captain Michelle Moore '94 said. "In the past four years, the team has never advanced past the second round in the tournament."

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