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The Dartmouth football team earned its second Ivy League win of the season when it posted 483 yards of total offense and beat Cornell 20-17 in double overtime in Hanover on November 7. First-year quarterback Greg Patton ’13, of College Park, Ga., playing in his first varsity game, scored both touchdowns and broke Dartmouth’s two-week-old single-game rushing record by running for 243 yards. It was just one yard more than Nick Schwieger ’12 of Norton, Mass., who rushed for 242 yards during the Big Green’s 28-6 Homecoming victory over Columbia. (Schwieger is now sidelined with a broken hand.) Al Rosier ’91 held the previous record of 229 yards.

Nick Schwieger '12

Nick Schwieger ’12 (Photo by Mark Washburn)

Greg Patton '13

Greg Patton ’13 (Photo by Mark Washburn)

 

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Men’s rugby defeated Yale 53-6 on October 24 for the Ivy championship. (Photo by Joseph Mehling ’69)

After capturing its third consecutive Ivy League championship, the Dartmouth rugby football club defeated Boston College 50-8 in the first game of the Northeast playoffs on November 7. Coached by former U.S. national team player Alex Magleby ’00, the Big Green dominated their Ivy opponents, outscoring them by a margin of 489-38 and recording shutouts against Harvard and Columbia. “We have a strong team ethic and high expectations,” says four-year player Tay Stevenson ’10 of Baxter, Minn., who plays lock. “We not only want to be Ivy League champions, we want to be national champions.” Other contributors include tri-captains Matt Dinger ’10; Sam Edandison ’10; Mike DiBenedetto ’10; Derek Fish ’12, the leading scorer in the Ivy League; and Honorable Mention All-American Paul Jarvis ’12.

 

Kelly Hood '12

Kelly Hood ’12 (Photo by Gil Talbot)

Kelly Hood ’12 broke the Dartmouth field hockey record for most points scored in a season when she helped lead the 28th-ranked Big Green to a 5-3 victory over Harvard at the end of October. The Berlin, N.H., native scored her 17th goal of the year against the Crimson to notch her 42nd point, breaking the record of 41 set by Kim Jenkin ’02 and Lauren Scopaz ’00 in 1999. Hood was twice named Ivy League Player of the Week this fall.

Last Updated: 1/12/10