The Weekend Roundup: Week Six

by Nathan Albrinck and James Handal | 10/24/16 12:05am


This past Wednesday, the women defeated Bryant University, 3-1, (25-17, 22-25, 25-21, 25-19), at Leede Arena. Zoe Leonard ’19 recorded 12 digs and 24 assists while Emily Astarita ’17 made nine kills.

On Friday, the team traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts to play Harvard University. The women fell 3-1 (21-25, 25-21, 23-25, 21-25), putting the Big Green at 8-11 overall and 1-7 in Ivy play while the Crimson improve to 6-11 and 4-4 in Ivy play. Leonard had her fourth consecutive double-double, recording 20 assists and 10 digs. Danielle Glinka ’17 recorded 18 digs while Astarita made 12 kills. Harvard opened the match by claiming the 10 of the first 15 points to take control and win the opening set. The Big Green responded with a close win in the second set to knot the score at 1-1. The Crimson managed to win the third set in the remaining few points before winning the fourth set to take the match.

The Big Green will play Princeton University on Friday and the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday at 5 p.m. in Leede Arena.

Ice Hockey

The women’s hockey team fell 3-0 in its season opener versus Northeastern University at Thompson Arena this past Friday, bringing the team’s record to 0-1.

After a scoreless first period, Northeastern’s Kasidy Anderson scored at 10 minutes and 3 seconds to give the Huskies a 1-0 lead. Northeastern followed with two more goals in the third period to win the game.

Despite offensive pressure from Kennedy Ottenbreit ’17, the team could not record a goal. Northeastern led in shots at 34-19. Goalkeeper Robyn Chemago ’17 made 31 saves in the loss. Yesterday, the team dropped its ECAC opener against Harvard University 1-5. Tess Bracken ’19 scored the lone goal for the Big Green.

Up next, the team will travel to New York to play St. Lawrence University and Clarkson University on Friday and Saturday respectively.

The men’s hockey team played a preseason scrimmage against Harvard University on Saturday at Thompson Arena, which ended in a 3-3 tie.

To settle the score, the teams participated in a three-round shutout, which the Crimson won, 3-2. Daniel Warpecha ’20, Grant Opperman ’17 and Carl Hesler ’18 recorded goals for the team, while Devin Buffalo ’18 made 16 saves, and Adrian Clark ’20 made 26.


The men and women’s teams traveled to Philadelphia and New Haven, Connecticut, respectively, to compete in the ITA Northeast Regional Championship.

The men had 10 victories on day three this past Saturday. David Horneffer ’20 and Charlie Broom ’20 advanced to the Round of 16 in singles. In doubles, Max Fliegner ’18 and Broom as well as Diego Pedraza ’17 and Roko Glasnovic ’19 also qualified for the Round of 16.

On the women’s side, Taylor Ng ’17 and Racquel Lyn ’20 advanced to the Round of 16. Jacqueline Crawford ’17 defeated Boston University’s Iryna Kistirko, 1-6, 7-6, 6-4. Ng defeated Siena College’s Ivana Boberic, 6-2, 6-1, and Columbia University’s Ali Pollack, 6-2, 6-1 to advance.

The ITA Regional Championships are played until Monday. Both teams continue play through today.


Over the weekend, the men and women’s rowing teams opened their seasons at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.

The women’s club 4+ team finished fifth out of 59 teams in 19 minutes and 37.1 seconds. The University of Pennsylvania won the race with a time of 19:08.815. Later, Dartmouth’s club 8+ boat placed 13th out of 39 teams with a time 17:50.92, edging out the College of the Holy Cross by six hundredths of a second.

To close out the weekend, the team competed in the championship 8+ race on Sunday, placing 23rd out of 33 teams. Competing in the Club 4+, the men’s heavyweight team beat out 48 other teams to win with a time of 16:57.86. Later in the day, the club 8+ team finished sixth out of 36 teams, while Harvard University placed first in the event.

On Sunday, Dartmouth improved its Saturday time by 15 seconds, finishing 11th with a time of 15:29.341 in the championship 8+ race.

The men’s lightweight team finished sixth out of 16 teams in the fours, besting Harvard by less than half a second. In the lightweight eights race, the team placed 12th with a time of 16:48.396.

Up next, the teams will compete at the Princeton Chase on Sunday in Princeton, New Jersey.


Over the weekend, the Dartmouth sailing team competed in the Mrs. Hurst Bowl, Central 6, Sherman Hoyt Trophy and Oberg Trophy races.

In the Mrs. Hurst Bowl, hosted by Dartmouth, the team finished seventh out of 17 teams. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy took first place, while Ivy League foes Brown University and Yale University finished third and fifth, respectively.

In the Central 6 race, Dartmouth sailing placed fifth out of 13 teams. The host, Boston College, took both first and second place. Noah Simmons ’20 and Audrey Bransfield ’19 placed eighth in the Division A race, while Maxwell Eberstadt-Beattie ’20 and James Bonham ’20 placed third in Division B race.

At the Sherman Hoyt Trophy race, Dartmouth bested all other 17 teams, winning the trophy over host Brown. Charles Lalumiere ’17, Rebecca McElvain ’19, Robert Floyd ’17, Madeleine Cooney ’17 and Nathaniel Greason ’17 represented the Big Green in competition.

Lastly, Dartmouth competed in the Oberg Trophy race, hosted by Northeastern University. The team placed ninth out of 17 teams, while Roger Williams University won.


On Saturday, the football team faced Columbia University in New York for the Lions’ homecoming. Facing difficult weather conditions including wind dusts rising to 40 miles per hour, the Big Green fell, 9-7, giving Columbia its first win at homecoming in 16 years.

Dartmouth now stands at 3-3 overall and 0-3 in Ivy play while the Lions improved to 2-4 and 1-2 in Ivy play. In a very tight defensive battle between the Lions and the Big Green, each offense was limited to scoring in the red zone. Columbia scored a field goal in the second half to lead 3-0 until Hunter Hagdorn ’20 scored a 65-yard touchdown pass from Jack Heneghan ’18 to lead, 7-3.

The second half was much of the same as Columbia scored two third quarter field goals to lead 9-7 going into the fourth quarter. The Big Green attempted a field goal from the 47-yard line with 21 seconds left, but it came up short. Heneghan went 13-38 with a touchdown and an interception for 242 yards. Hagdorn led the Big Green with three catches for 114 yards and a touchdown.

Dartmouth plays Ivy League foe Harvard University this Saturday during Homecoming at 1:30 p.m.


On Tuesday, Dartmouth’s men’s soccer team traveled to Boston for a non-conference match against Boston University. In its sixth overtime game of the season, the Big Green fell 1-0. Despite taking more corner kicks than Boston, 6-4, BU outshot Dartmouth, 12-11. BU’s Felix de Bona netted the game winning goal less than two minutes into overtime, leaving the Big Green scoreless for the third time this season.

On Saturday, the men battled Columbia University in a hard-fought Ivy League matchup in New York. Justin Donawa ’19 opened the scoring with a goal in the 71st minute, propelling the Big Green to a 1-0 lead, which the team maintained to leave with a win. James Hickok ’17 earned his third clean sheet of the season in the win. The team’s overall record improved to 5-3-5, while Columbia’s dropped to 8-3-1. The Big Green currently sits atop the Ivy League standings with Harvard University. The two square off this Saturday at Burnham Field at 4:30 p.m.

The women’s soccer team played Columbia University to a 0-0 draw on Saturday afternoon to record its second consecutive Ivy League draw The Big Green now stands at 6-5-2 overall and 0-3-2 in Ivy play while the Lions are 7-4-4 and 4-0-1 in Ivy play. The Big Green defense stayed strong in the first half to limit the Lions to three shots, while Dartmouth took six shots and two corner kicks in a fairly equal and scoreless period. The second half was very similar to the first, with both teams recording shots that were unable to find the back of the net. In overtime, neither team broke the deadlock. The Big Green and the Lions took 14 shots, but Columbia outshot Dartmouth in corner kicks 7-5. Casey Cousineau ’17 and Columbia’s Allison Spencer made four saves to hold both teams scoreless.

Dartmouth plays Harvard University at 11 a.m. this weekend at Burnham Field.

Field Hockey

The Big Green fell 1-5 against Columbia University on Friday to remain winless in Ivy League play, while the Lions improve to 2-3 in Ivy play.

The women started the first half strong when Katie Spanos ’20 opened the scoring in the 25th minute off an assist from Evie Bird ’19 to lead, 1-0. Columbia later equalized at the end of the first half to go into the break at 1-1 before dominating the second half and scoring four goals to win.

The Lions led in shots, 31-14, and in penalty corners, 14-7. Hailey Valerio ’19 recorded 15 saves in the loss, and overall Dartmouth made 17 saves versus Columbia’s nine. The Big Green plays at home against College of the Holy Cross on Wednesday at 3 p.m.


Over the weekend, the men’s golf team competed in the Camden Collegiate Invitational, which the University of South Carolina hosted. Out of 14 teams, Dartmouth finished 10th with an overall score of 899 and +17. James Madison University took first place, shooting 850 and +10.

In the first of three rounds, Will Bednarz ’20 led the way with a one-over-par 71. In the second and third rounds, Sean Fahey ’17 led the Big Green with scores of 75 and 70, respectively. The team saved their best golfing for the final round, scoring a cumulative 297. Ian Kelsey ’18 and Fahey tied for 25th place with a score of 223 and 13 over par.

The women’s team traveled this past weekend for the University of Delaware Lady Blue Hen Invitational. Out of 10 schools, Dartmouth finished seventh, while Harvard University took first and Delaware took second. Julia Calbi ’19 posted a team low 74 in the second round on her way to a +19 overall finish and a ninth-place finish in the invitational. Isabelle Kane ’18 finished 17th with an overall score of +25. The team scores for each round were 324, 316 and 319, yielding a total score of 959 and +107.