2000-2001 Winter Sports Digest (January 15-February 11)
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MEN'S BASKETBALL (7-14 Overall, 2-6 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: Colgate, W 84-68; Albany, W 88-76; at Albany, W 72-58; at Vermont, L 77-76; at Columbia, L 71-57; at Cornell, W 58-53; Princeton, W 57-56; Pennsylvania, L 75-62.
Upcoming: Feb. 16 at Yale; Feb. 17 at Brown; Feb. 23 at Pennsylvania; Feb. 24 at Princeton; Mar. 2 vs. Cornell; Mar. 3 vs. Columbia.
Senior Greg Buth (Edina, Minn.) snared Ivy player of the week honors by averaging 28.0 points in victories over Colgate and Albany. He had 23 points and seven rebounds against the Red Raiders and then a season-high 33 points (including a school record nine 3-point baskets) against Albany. Junior Flinder Boyd (Los Angeles, Calif.) was named to the Ivy honor roll for a school-record 16 assists against Albany. Senior Ian McGinnis (New York, N.Y.) has been voted to the Ivy honor roll three times - on January 15 for a pair of double-doubles against Brown and Yale; on January 29 with 16 rebounds, 15 points at Albany; and on February 5 for averaging 14.3 points and 11.3 rebounds in three road games.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (7-13 Overall, 3-4 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Stony Brook, W 68-59; Hartford, W 67-63; at Albany, W 61-56; Columbia, L 57-54; Cornell, W 65-49; at Princeton, W 65-48; at Pennsylvania, L 81-75 ot.
Upcoming: Feb. 16 vs. Yale; Feb. 17 vs. Brown; Feb. 23 vs. Pennsylvania; Feb. 24 vs. Princeton; Mar. 2 at Cornell; Mar. 3 at Columbia; Mar. 6 at Harvard.
Sophomore Katharine Hanks (Bloomfield, Mich.) continues to be a mainstay in weekly Ivy League recognition. On January 22, she was named to the Ivy honor roll for a 21-point, eight-rebound performance at Stony Brook, and one week later, she was recognized for a combined 34 points and 22 rebounds in the victories over Hartford and Albany. Keri Downs (Everett, Mass.) made her first appearance on the honor roll with a career-high 25 points in Dartmouth's 65-49 win over Cornell. The sophomore guard was nine-of-nine from the free throw line and also drained four 3-pointers.
MEN'S HOCKEY (11-10-2 Overall, 8-6-2 ECAC)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Clarkson, L 4-3; at St. Lawrence, T 2-2 ot; Union, W 6-4; Rensselaer, W 2-1; at Rensselaer, L 4-2; at Union, L 4-3; Harvard, W 7-0; Brown, W 3-1.
Upcoming: Feb. 16 at Cornell; Feb. 17 at Colgate; Feb. 23 at Princeton; Feb. 24 at Yale; Mar. 2 St. Lawrence; Mar. 3 Clarkson.
For the first time in recent memory, Dartmouth earned votes in the USCHO.com national poll released on January 15. Sophomore Mike Murray was named to the ECAC honor roll for his two-goal, one-assist effort at Clarkson and St. Lawrence. The following week, junior Chris Taliercio (Farmingdale, N.J.) had a five-point weekend in victories over Union and Rensselaer, earning ECAC/CCM player of the week recognition. Sophomore goalie Nick Boucher (Cobble Hill, B.C.) and junior forward Mike Maturo (Manchester, N.H.) were voted to the ECAC honor roll after the weekend sweep of Colgate and Cornell, January 12-13.
WOMEN'S HOCKEY (19-1-1 Overall, 16-1-1 ECAC)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Providence, W 5-1; Boston College, W 8-3; at St. Lawrence, W 5-3; at Cornell, W 4-0; Yale, W 11-1; Princeton, W 3-1; at Wisconsin, W 5-3.
Upcoming: Feb. 17 at Harvard; Feb. 18 at Brown; Feb. 24 at Niagara; Feb. 25 at Niagara; Mar. 3 Providence; Mar. 4 Northeastern.
With three goals and two assists against Boston College, senior Lauren Trottier (Shoreline, Wash.) earned Ivy player of the week honors, while sophomore Carly Haggard (Port Alberni, B.C.) took the same honor for a three-goal weekend against St. Lawrence and Cornell. Freshman Sarah Clark (Novi, Mich.) was named to the Ivy honor roll twice for her gamewinning goal against Providence and two assists on January 27-28. Earning Ivy honor roll recognition were junior Correne Bredin (Warburg, Alta.) for her two-goal, three-assist weekend on January 13-14, and junior Kristin King (Piqua, Ohio) for two goals in a 3-1 win over Princeton. Freshman Louise Pietrangelo (Niagara Falls, Ont.) scored her first career goal against Maine and was named to the ECAC honor roll.
SKIING (0-0 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)
Dartmouth opened the carnival season with two straight victories at St. Lawrence and Colby. At St. Lawrence, junior Brad Wall (Jindabyne East, Australia) won both the men's slalom and GS, while junior Erin Quinn-Hurst (Anchorage, Alaska) was first in the women's 10K classical. Senior Jeannie Eisberg (New York, N.Y.) won the women's slalom. The Colby Carnival was held at Sugarloaf, Maine, and senior Gusty Swift (Jackson Hole, Wyo.) took top honors in the women's slalom. Dartmouth was runner-up at the Vermont Winter Carnival as three athletes won their events - Wall in the men's slalom; Swift in the women's slalom; and senior Scott McArt (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) in the men's 10K freestyle.
MEN'S SQUASH (9-8 Overall, 2-4 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: Amherst, W 8-1; Bowdoin, W 7-2; Trinity, L 9-0; Vassar, W 8-1; Franklin & Marshall, W 8-1; at Harvard, L 9-0; MIT at Harvard, W 9-0; Tufts at Harvard, W 7-2; Brown, W 6-3; Bates, W 9-0; Yale, L 8-1; at Princeton, L 9-0; at Pennsylvania, W 7-2.
Upcoming: Feb. 23-25 National Team Championship at Yale; Mar. 2-4 National Individual Championship at Harvard.
Junior Hamed Anvari (Brooklyn, N.Y.) swept both his matches at No. 1 against Brown and Bates. Freshman Chris O'Connell (Newtown Square, Pa.) knocked off opponents from Bates, Brown and Yale, playing at No. 9. He had Dartmouth's lone win against the Bulldogs. Junior James Judah (Ridgewood, N.J.) is holding down the No. 2 spot, while freshman Andrei Prokopiw (London, Ont.) is No. 3.
WOMEN'S SQUASH (9-7 Overall, 1-5 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: Amherst, W 7-2; Bowdoin, L 5-4; Trinity, L 6-3; Vassar, W 8-1; at Harvard, L 9-0; Tufts at Harvard, W 8-1; Brown, W 5-4; Bates, W 9-0; Yale, L 5-4; at Princeton, L 8-1; at Pennsylvania, L 7-2.
Upcoming: Feb. 16-18 Howe Cup at Yale; Mar. 2-4 WISRA Individual Championship at Harvard.
Through February 7, sophomore Farrar Evans (Gates Mills, Ohio) has put together an 11-2 record this winter, including a 7-2 mark at No. 4. Sophomore Beth Vadasdi (Bronx, N.Y.) has seen most of her action at Nos. 5-7 on the ladder, and she has a 10-4 slate. Seeded No. 9 going into the match against No. 8 Brown, Dartmouth won the top five matches for a 5-4 victory and moved into the top division for the upcoming Howe Cup.
MEN'S SWIM & DIVE (3-9 Overall, 0-9 EISL)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: Columbia, L 204-96; New Hampshire, W 142.5-97.5; at Middlebury, W 140-101; at Pennsylvania, L 177-99; Yale at Penn, L 218-72; Vermont, W 114-95; Army, L 162-135; at Cornell, L 176-115; Harvard at Cornell, L 238-58. Upcoming: Mar. 1-3 EISL Championship at Army.
Junior Nathan Fidel (Phoenix, Ariz.) was a double winner against UNH, sweeping the 50 and 100 yard freestyles. Freshman Thomas Sanford (Kamuela, Hawaii) doubled in the 500 free and the 200 individual medley against Middlebury. In the Vermont meet, Dartmouth's divers swept both boards. Freshman Michael Tanana (Trumbull, Conn.), junior Scott Brown (Rye, N.Y.) and freshman Daniel Olson (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) went 1-2-3 in 1-meter diving, and on the 3-meter board, it was Brown, Tanana and Olson in that order. Against Army, Sanford won three events.
WOMEN'S SWIM & DIVE (1-11 Overall, 0-7 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Middlebury, L 137-106; at Penn, L 200-107; Yale at Penn, L 191-88; Princeton, L 161-128; Vermont, W 130-83; Army, L 165.5-134.5.
Upcoming: Feb. 22-24 Ivy Championship at Princeton.
Dartmouth took the top three spots in three events against Vermont, starting with one-meter diving where junior Danielle Fritze (Eagan, Minn.) won, followed by sophomore Emily Barsky (Newton, Mass.) and senior Elizabeth Walter (Bainbridge Island, Wash.).
In the 200 free, freshman Lauren Gilhooly (Manhasset, N.Y.), sophomore Mia Yocco (New Providence, N.J.) and junior Anne Knopman (Minneapolis, Minn.) went 1-2-3. Junior Kristen Podolak (Littleton, Colo.) led a sweep in the 200 IM, followed by freshman Susan Edwards (Glen Mills, Pa.) and senior Shannon Locks (Santa Ana, Calif.). Podolak won the 100 and 200 backstroke against Army.
MEN'S TENNIS (1-2 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Harvard and Princeton Invitationals; Boston College, W 6-1; Tulsa at Harvard, L 6-1; Army, L 5-2.
Upcoming: Feb. 17 vs. Connecticut and Fairleigh Dickinson; Feb. 25 vs. Duquesne; Mar. 3 vs. Colgate.
Against the Eagles, junior Jeff Sloves (Aspen, Colo.) had a 6-3, 6-1 victory at No. 1 singles. Dartmouth swept the doubles point against No. 29 Tulsa.
WOMEN'S TENNIS (0-1 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Harvard Invitational
Upcoming: Feb. 17 at Virginia, Feb. 18 at VCU, Feb. 23 vs. Syracuse, Feb. 25 vs. Rutgers, Mar. 3 vs. Colgate.
Juniors Carly Bashleben (Neenah, Wis.) and Sarita Yardi (Santa Barbara, Calif.) won three matches at No. 1 doubles at the Harvard Invitational.
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD (2-0 Overall, 2-0 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Yale w/ Columbia, 1st of 3; at Northeastern Invitational; at BU Classic; Dartmouth Invitational; at BU Valentine's Invitational.
Upcoming: Feb. 17 USA Track & Field in Boston; Feb. 24-25 Heps Championship at Harvard; Mar. 3-4 IC4A Championship in Boston.
In an Ivy League tune-up for the Heps, Dartmouth earned 87 1/2 points, Yale was second with 52 and Columbia third with 29 1/2 as the Big Green won nine individual events. At the Terrier Classic in the 5,000, sophomore Tom McArdle (Brookline, Mass.) qualified for the NCAAs with a time of 14:03.58, the fastest by a Big Green runner in 10 years. Junior Marc Hermer (Port Washington, N.Y.) won the shot with 50-4 1/2 at Yale and then finished second at the Husky Invitational. He followed that up with a first-place showing at the Dartmouth Invitational. In that same meet, junior Taylor Smith (Sandown, N.H.) won the 55 meter hurdles and the long jump. At the BU Valentine's Invitational, sophomore Tyler Haney (Gulf Breeze, Fla.) had the fastest time this season by a Heptagonal competitor with 48.63 in the 400 meters.
WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD (1-1 Overall, 1-1 Ivy)
Results from Jan. 15-Feb. 11: at Yale w/ Columbia, 2nd of 3; at Northeastern Invitational; at BU Classic; Dartmouth Invitational; at BU Valentine's Invitational.
Upcoming: Feb. 17 USA Track & Field in Boston; Feb. 24-25 Heps Championship at Harvard; Mar. 4 ECAC Championship in Boston.
At the Dartmouth Invitational, sophomore Cecily Garber (Kensington, Md.) and senior Meghann Ganey (Basking Ridge, N.J.) won the 500 and 800 meters, while sophomore Jessie Allen-Young (Loveland, Colo.) and junior Lara Niell (Harvard, Mass.) took the mile and 3,000, respectively. Senior Laura Duncan (Westminster, Mass.) was tops in the pole vault as senior Sarah Hayes (Stafford Springs, Conn.) won the 20 lb. weight. At Yale, the Big Green had a 1-2-3 sweep in the shot as senior Allison Cardlin (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) was first with 43-3 3/4, followed by sophomore Meagan Verdeyen (Hagerstown, Md.) and Hayes. At the BU Valentine's Invitational, senior Erin Dromgoole (Millbury, Mass.) was second in the 3,000 meters in 9:37.66, four-tenths of a second off the NCAA provisional qualifying time.