2000-2001 Winter and Spring Sports Digest (February 12-March 11)

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MEN'S BASKETBALL (8-19 Overall, 3-11 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 3: at Yale, L 78-50; at Brown, L 86-67; at Pennsylvania 54-46; at Princeton, L 68-52; vs. Cornell, W 60-57; vs. Columbia, L 71-64.

Senior Greg Buth (Edina, Minn.), senior Ian McGinnis (New York, N.Y.) and junior Vedad Osmanovic (Banja Luka, Bosnia) each earned a spot on the Ivy League honor roll in the final three weeks of the season. McGinnis surpassed 1,000 career rebounds at Brown; Buth had a combined 31 points, 13 rebounds, seven steals and four assists at Penn and Princeton; while Osmanovic averaged 21 points against Cornell and Columbia during the final weekend. Buth was voted honorable mention All-Ivy by the conference's coaches. In addition, Buth and junior Mark Kissling (Okemos, Mich.) were tabbed Academic All-Ivy.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (12-15 Overall, 8-6 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 7: vs. Yale, W 82-63; vs. Brown, W 68-51; vs. Pennsylvania, L 59-55; vs. Princeton, W 67-59; at Cornell, W 51-50; at Columbia, W 78-64; at Harvard, L 73-60.

Senior Stephanie Kinnear (Ventura, Calif.) was voted Academic All-Ivy as well as second team All-Ivy, capping off her collegiate career. First team All-Ivy recognition went to sophomore Katharine Hanks (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.). In the final weeks of the season, senior Samantha Berdinka (Speonk, N.Y.) was tabbed to the Ivy honor roll when she averaged 19.5 points against Yale and Brown, including 29 against the Bulldogs. Hanks had a pair of double-doubles against Princeton and Penn to earn a spot on the weekly honor roll and then repeated by averaging 18 points and 14 rebounds against Cornell and Columbia.

EQUESTRIAN (0-0 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: at Bates-Bowdoin, 3rd of 10.

Upcoming: Mar. 31 at Mt. Ida; Apr. 1 Dartmouth Show.

Senior Jennifer Renz (Gansevoort, N.Y.) was first in open flat and second in open fences at the Bates-Bowdoin riding show.


MEN'S HOCKEY (15-12-4 Overall, 10-8-4 ECAC)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: at Cornell, T 1-1; at Colgate, W 4-1; at Princeton, T 1-1; at Yale, L 6-3; vs. St. Lawrence, W 5-4; vs. Clarkson, L 4-2; vs. Rensselaer, W 4-2; vs. Rensselaer, W 5-1;

Upcoming: Mar. 15 ECAC Championship play-in game at Lake Placid.

Sophomore defenseman Trevor Byrne (Hingham, Mass.) was voted second team All-ECAC. For the three-point weekend at Cornell and Colgate, senior forward Michael Byrne (Hingham, Mass.) and sophomore goalie Nick Boucher (Cobble Hill, B.C.) were named to the ECAC honor roll. Byrne had two goals, while Boucher had 56 saves. Junior Chris Baldwin (Glastonbury, Conn.) earned identical recognition with his three-assist performance on February 23-24. Junior Mike Maturo (Manchester, N.H.) was honored for his four-point effort against St. Lawrence and Clarkson. He potted two goals against the Skating Saints, including the gamewinner.

WOMEN'S HOCKEY (24-3-1 Overall, 20-3-1 ECAC)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: at Harvard, L 3-2; at Brown, W 3-2; at Niagara, L 3-2; at Niagara, W 3-0; vs. Providence, W 6-0; vs. Northeastern, W 4-2; vs. Niagara, W 3-1.

Upcoming: Mar. 17 vs. Brown in ECAC Semi-finals at Dartmouth.

After winning the ECAC regular season and the Ivy championships, the Big Green enjoyed impressive representation on the 2001 All-Ivy squad. For the second straight time, a Dartmouth player was voted rookie of the year. Freshman Sarah Clark (Novi, Mich.) took the award, following in the footsteps of sophomore Carly Haggard (Port Alberni, B.C.) who, this year, earned second team All-Ivy honors. Three women were tabbed first team – senior goalie Meaghan Cahill (West Hartford, Conn.), junior defenseman Correne Bredin (Warburg, Alta.) and junior forward Kristin King (Piqua, Ohio). Bredin was a unanimous choice. Voted honorable mention were junior Kim McCullough (Toronto, Ont.) and senior Carrie Sekela (Mississauga, Ont.). Tabbed Academic All-Ivy were the two senior co-captains, Kristina Guarino (White River Junction, Vt.) and Jennifer Wiehn (Tolland, Conn.).

MEN'S LACROSSE (1-0 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: Colgate at New Canaan, Conn., W 6-2.

Upcoming: Mar. 14 vs. Albany; Mar. 17 at Towson; Mar. 20 vs. Ohio State at Johns Hopkins; Mar. 24 at Villanova.

The Big Green started the season with a 6-2 victory over Colgate as senior Schuyler Minert (Upper Montclair, N.J.) had two goals and one assist. Sophomore Mike Gault (Wilton, Conn.) made 15 saves.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE (1-0 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: vs. New Hampshire, W 13-4.

Upcoming: Mar. 21 at Boston University; Mar. 24 at Yale; Mar. 25 at Columbia; Mar. 31 vs. Brown.

Seniors Amy Zimmer (Alexandria, Va.) and Liz Merritt (Darien, Conn.) each scored three goals in the season-opener. The Big Green is ranked 11th in the IWLCA preseason national poll.

SKIING (0-0 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)

Dartmouth won its third carnival of the season with top honors at Williams, February 16-17. First place finishes went to junior Brad Wall (Jindabyne East, Australia) in the giant slalom and senior Scott McArt (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) in the 20 K freestyle. The women's classical relay of Erin Quinn-Hurst (Anchorage, Alaska), junior Sarah Donahue (Norwich, Vt.) and junior Anna Harrington (Duluth, Minn.) also was first. At the Middlebury Carnival/EISA Championship on February 23-24, Quinn-Hurst won the 5 K, and senior Gusty Swift (Jackson Hole, Wyo.) took top honors in the slalom.

MEN'S SQUASH (9-8 Overall, 2-4 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 4: National Team Championship at Yale, 9th; National Individual Championship at Harvard.

Freshman Andrei Prokopiw (London, Ont.) finished in the 21-25 ranking at the national individual championship, just missing out on second team All-America honors. He lost in the quarterfinals of pool consolation after upsetting Peter Kelly of Princeton, 3-0. At the national championship, Dartmouth won the Red Hoehn first division and took ninth overall with a 7-2 victory over Penn.

WOMEN'S SQUASH (9-7 Overall, 1-5 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 4: Howe Cup at Yale, 6th; WISRA Individual Championship at Harvard.

After upsetting Yale, 5-4, Dartmouth finished sixth at the Howe Cup, dropping a 5-4 match to Cornell. Sophomore Farrar Evans (Gates Mills, Ohio) had the deciding point against the Bulldogs with a 3-2 win at No. 4. Junior Sarah West (Haverford, Pa.) and sophomore Charlotte Haldeman (Haverford, Pa.) just missed second team All-America recognition at the individual championship, finishing in the 21-25 ranking.

MEN'S SWIM & DIVE (3-9 Overall, 0-9 EISL)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 3: EISL Championship at Army, 10th of 10.

Junior Nathan Fidel (Phoenix, Ariz.) had the top finish for Dartmouth at the EISL meet, finishing seventh in the 100 fly with 50.10. He also was 10th in the 100 free with a time of 45.73. Sophomore Paul Schned (Norwich, Vt.) earned Academic All-Ivy honors along with Fidel.

WOMEN'S SWIM & DIVE (1-11 Overall, 0-7 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 10: Ivy Championship at Princeton, 8th of 8.

Academic All-Ivy recognition went to junior Kristen Podolak (Littleton, Colo.) and sophomore Julie Kowalsky (Ft. Myers, Fla.). At the Ivy championship, sophomore Emily Barsky (Newton, Mass.) was eighth in three-meter diving, while Podolak was 12th in the 200 backstroke in 2:06.43. Both Barsky and Danielle Fritze (Eagan, Minn.) competed at the NCAA Zone 1 diving championship hosted by Navy, March 9-10. Fritze had the best finish at 21st in one-meter competition.

MEN'S TENNIS (4-2 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: vs. Connecticut, W 6-1; vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, W 7-0; vs. Colgate, W 6-1.

Upcoming: Mar. 17 vs. Claremont at LaJolla; Mar. 19 vs. Williams at Rancho Valencia; Mar. 21 at Loyola Marymount; Mar. 22 and 24 at Azusa Pacific; Mar. 31 vs. Massachusetts.

In the final match of the winter season, Dartmouth won all six singles matches for a 6-1 win over Colgate. Junior Jeff Sloves (Aspen, Colo.) had a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 victory at No. 1, and freshman Neal Bobba (Gahanna, Ohio) won easily at No. 2, 6-0, 6-3.

WOMEN'S TENNIS (3-3 Overall, 0-0 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: at Virginia, L 6-1; at Virginia Commonwealth, L 6-1; vs. Syracuse, W 5-2; vs. Rutgers, W 6-1; vs. Colgate, 7-0.

Upcoming: Mar. 17 Wisconsin at Pepperdine; Mar. 18 Cincinnati at Los Angeles; Mar. 21 at Loyola Marymount; Mar. 23 Pacific at Long Beach; Mar. 31 vs. Boston University.

After a pair of losses to the Southern schools, Dartmouth bounced back with three straight wins, including a 5-2 victory over Syracuse. In that match, the Big Green won the doubles point and four singles matches at Nos. 2-5. Junior Carly Bashleben (Neenah, Wis.) won in the second spot, 6-3, 6-0.

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD (2-0 Overall, 2-0 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: Heps Championship at Harvard, 6th of 9; IC4A Championship in Boston.

Upcoming: Mar. 31 vs. Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine.

Senior Parker Pruett (Birch Harbor, Maine) had the third fastest time ever by a Dartmouth runner in the 1,000 meter trials at the IC4As. He clocked 2:24.39 and then finished sixth in the finals. In the triple jump, freshman Joe Marucheck (Raleigh, N.C.) had his best jump ever at 47-10, good for ninth. Senior Matt Colman (Falmouth, Mass.) was named Academic All-Ivy.

WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD (1-1 Overall, 1-1 Ivy)

Results from Feb. 12-Mar. 11: Heps Championship at Harvard, 5th of 9; ECAC Championship in Boston.

Sophomore Cecily Garber (Kensington, Md.) was fourth in the 800 meters at the ECAC championship, clocking 2:10.20. Senior Erin Dromgoole (Millbury, Mass.) had a time of 9:41.06 in the 3,000, good for sixth. In the shot, senior Allison Cardlin (Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) was sixth with her put of 45-10 1/2.