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8,415 days into the life of Eric Neiley ’15, both he and his brother, Kevin Neiley ’18, know the day that changed Eric’s life. With 23 years of life achievements from which to choose, the two brothers, in separate interviews, pinpointed the exact same day — the same moment even — with absolutely no delay or hesitation, as the start of Eric Neiley’s story. It was as if they were engaged in a tacit agreement, and they both decided: “Without a doubt, this is the day that Eric Neiley came to life.”
One goal every 10 minutes. That was the average for the men’s hockey team against Yale University, the top-ranked defense in the country. Before the puck dropped this past Saturday, the Bulldogs boasted a 1.45 goals against average per 60 minutes of play. The 6-4 win over No. 15 Yale came after a 6-3 defeat of the Brown University Bears on Friday night.
“A Draft Bust Playing in Vienna Pictures Life After Hockey,” reads a Nov. 2014 New York Times headline, the photo below it featuring a suit-clad Hugh Jessiman ’06 staring into the camera as horse-drawn carriages pass him in the streets of Vienna, Austria. Further down, two more in-line photographs accompany the story.
The feeling, centerman Carl Hesler ’18 said, was indescribable.
For the fourth time since the start of the HSBC Sevens World Series, Madison Hughes ’15 has been selected to captain the USA Eagles sevens squad. The Eagles embarked for Wellington, New Zealand for the fourth leg of the series, set to take place on Feb. 6 and 7.
Center ice, pressure on, alternate captain Eric Neiley ’15 goes right, left, right and comes back left to bury the puck in the back of the net — the Big Green’s first goal off a penalty shot in 12 years. Just over a minute into the first period, Neiley’s shot gave Dartmouth its first goal, setting the tone for the 5-2 win over Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
The Dartmouth men’s ice hockey team dropped a pair of home games against St. Lawrence University and Clarkson University last weekend, falling to St. Lawrence 3-2 on Friday before being taken by Clarkson 5-2.
Something happens to a man when he puts on his mask. When he finishes his coffee, laces his skates, tapes up his stick and stretches out his body, he becomes someone else. When James Kruger ’16 skates onto the ice, he leaves behind the fraternity brother, the psychology major and the family man. When he skates onto the ice, he becomes a competitor. James Kruger becomes a goalie.
The Dartmouth men’s ice hockey team took on two local rivals this weekend, the University of New Hampshire Wildcats and the no. 12 University of Vermont Catamounts.
With two meets under their belts, the Dartmouth men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams head into their first home meet of the season against Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania this Saturday, led at the helm by backstroker James Verhagen ’16.
On his first day of tackle football in seventh grade, Dalyn Williams ’16 was told, in no uncertain terms, to practice with the defensive linemen. For the Texas native, however, playing quarterback was always in the front of his mind.
The difference between people and athletes is more than just a uniform. Almost anyone can work hard, suit up and hit the gym. The real difference is simple — people will look at their talents and see what they can do, but athletes will look at their talents and see what they can’t do. Then they will do it.
A pair of Sports Center Top Tens and buzzer-beating three pointers color the stories of the Dartmouth men and women’s basketball teams who, each coming off losing seasons, have taken it upon themselves to breathe new life into freshly restructured programs.
The Dartmouth Men’s Ice Hockey team doesn’t have any first, second or even seventh round draft picks. Yet it has stacked its schedule with four of seven National College Athletics Association ranked teams this interim — some having an upwards of six players who went in the draft — including the no. 1 Boston University Terriers. In a Nov. 30 upset, Dartmouth shut out the Terriers 2-0, giving the Big Green a victory against the top-ranked team and goalie James Kruger ’16 the second shutout of his career.
A 2-0 victory against No. 1 Boston University brought men’s hockey fans to their feet on Sunday afternoon in Thompson Arena. Dartmouth (4-3-1, 2-3-1 ECAC) controlled the contest, left wing Brad Schierhorn ’16 said, by sticking to what players knew they could do well.
Dartmouth, after putting up just one goal in a 4-1 loss to Yale University in the first of two this weekend, came onto the ice with something to prove Saturday. The team, trying to shake last season’s reputation that it was either hot or not, took the 22-hour break to compose itself, find the chemistry it lacked the night before, and smack the visiting Brown University Bears with a 6-0 shutout, the first career shutout for James Kruger ’16.
When defending national champions Union College notched three unanswered goals against the Big Green on Friday, the team threw a challenge down on the ice. Union dared the green and white to show up, score a goal, defend itself.
Dartmouth skated onto the ice in the second period of Saturday’s game against Harvard University and finished off a penalty kill — an accomplishment, as in the team’s exhibition matches, the Big Green went 2-6 on penalty kills.
Dropping temperatures signal that the fall sports season is winding down, but the threat of snow means it’s just the beginning for the Big Green men’s ice hockey team, which will open the regular season at Harvard University on Saturday.
Madison Hughes ’15 captained the U.S. rugby team to a Bowl victory and a ninth-place overall finish at the first installment of the IRB Sevens World Series on Australia’s Gold Coast over the weekend. The tournament was Hughes’s first as captain of the Eagles and the beginning of a nine-leg tournament that ends in London in May 2015.