The Weekday Roundup: Week 9
Women’s lacrosse traveled to Albany, New York on Wednesday to face off against the University of Albany in the Big Green’s third game of the season. Ellie Carson ’20 was able to find the net six times, leading Dartmouth to a 12-8 win over the Great Danes, its first win over UAlbany since 2005. Behind the efforts of Carson and Larson Bennett ’18, who scored two goals in the first half, the Big Green built up a comfortable 9-2 lead heading into halftime.
In the second half, unable to overcome the seven-goal deficit, the Great Danes picked up some momentum, outscoring the Big Green 6-3. Kiera Vrindten ’20 made seven saves for the Big Green as they moved to 2-1 overall in the early stages of their season.
Dartmouth opens Ivy League play at home on Saturday against Columbia University.
Men’s golf competed at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, South Carolina on Monday and Tuesday. After two rounds of golf on Day 1, the Big Green stood in 16th place in the 18-team field, which was led by the University of Georgia. Jason Liu ’21 led the way for the Big Green with a four-over 76 in the first round and a two-under 70 in the second round, leaving him in a tie-for-21st place individually. James Turner ’21 sat one stroke behind Liu after a two-over 74 and a one-over 73.
During Tuesday’s windy play, 15 teams in the field, including Dartmouth, scored their worst round of the competition. Despite finishing Tuesday with a higher score than it did on Monday, the Big Green was still able to move up in the standings. Turner paced Dartmouth with a three-over 75 to help propel the Big Green to a tie-for-14th place with Davidson College in the final standings, while finishing in a three-way tie-for-22nd place individually.
Dartmouth returns to action on March 23 when it competes in the Furman Invitational in Greenville, South Carolina.