David Hemmer


Late surge propels Quakers to 20-12 victory over Dartmouth

The Dartmouth football team served notice Saturday to the rest of the Ivy League not to write it out of the title chase yet and certainly not to pencilthe Pennsylvania Quakers into first place. Yes the Quakers prevailed 20-12, extending their winning streak to 22 games, a Division I-AA record, while dropping the Big Green to 0-1 on the season. But Dartmouth showed up in Philadelphia, Pa.

Men's lacrosse rebounds from weekend defeat, crushes Yale

Yesterday, for the first time since 1984, the men's lacrosse team defeated Yale , using a balanced scoring attack and stifling defense to take a 15-7 victory on the road. The win improved the 19th-ranked Big Green's record to 7-1 overall, 2-1 in the Ivy League. Yale fell to 5-6 on the year, 2-3 in the Ivies. Yale trailed the Big Green 5-1 early in the second quarter, but the Bulldogs would not lay down, rallying with three straight scores. Dartmouth returned the favor, putting up three quick goals of its own to take an 8-4 lead into halftime. Several penalties and substitution errors wiped out any chance of a Yale comback in the second half, and Dartmouth coasted to the 15-7 victory. Todd Smith '95 led the way for the Big Green, tallying four goals and an assist. Sophomore Scott Hapgood scored three goals and added one assist while sophomore Brian Merrit notched a goal and three assists. In all, nine Dartmouth players scored goals in the afternoon. Tom Zaccagnino led Yale with two goals and an assist.

Men's hoops fights for second place in Ivies

Second place in the Ivy League will be on the line this weekend when the Dartmouth men's basketball team hosts Columbia and Cornell to close out its 1994-95 edition. If Dartmouth wins both games, and Princeton loses one of its next three games, the Big Green will guarantee themselves a tie for second place. "We're pumped up, excited.

Blackwell '91 signs with Celtics

James Blackwell '91 signed a 10-day contract with the National Basketball Association's Boston Celtics Tuesday, beefing up the Celtic's beleaguered collection of point guards. Celtics point guard David Wesley is out for a month recuperating from knee surgery performed last Thursday, while point-guard Jay Humphries is out indefinitely, also with knee problems. The injuries left the Celtics with only one point guard, Sherman Douglas. This is Blackwell's second stint in the NBA.

Bloom '95 nominated for Disney scholarship

Football team co-Captain Josh Bloom '95 yesterday was named one of 20 football finalists for the Annual National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics/Disney Scholar-Athlete Postgraduate Scholarships. The 20 finalists were chosen from 58 nominees, all football players.

Men's squash finishes 11th

The Dartmouth men's squash team finished its team season last weekend, finishing 11th at the NISRA team championships at Princeton University. The team opened the tournament with an 8-1 loss to Navy, which set up a rematch with Franklin and Marshall, a team Dartmouth beat 5-4 earlier in the season.