Dartmouth Sports: October 28-30
Homecoming Weekend features big games and Men's Hockey Home Opener
The weather may not be perfect, but the Homecoming festivities will continue. "Lest the old traditions fail" and all. Bring your umbrellas and warm clothes and cheer on the home town team this weekend!
The Dartmouth men’s hockey team opens the 2016-17 season Saturday night at Thompson Arena against No. 11 Michigan. Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m.
Now in the second half of Ivy League play, the Dartmouth volleyball team will to return to Leede Arena to host Princeton – which is number one in the conference – on Friday and Penn the following day. After this weekend, just four matches remain on the schedule for the 2016 season.
The Dartmouth men’s soccer team hosts Harvard this Saturday at Burnham Field in a pivotal showdown as the race for the Ivy League title tightens. Both Dartmouth and Harvard enter the match with 3-0-1 Ivy League records.
The Dartmouth rugby team will play host to Brown Saturday at 2 p.m. in the semifinals of the Ivy Rugby Tournament at Brophy Field. The Big Green earned the top seed in the conference’s postseason thanks to a 4-0 mark in league play this season, while finishing 5-1 overall.
The Dartmouth field hockey team will play two games this weekend, opening against Harvard on Saturday in the final home game of the 2016 season before heading out to Durham to take on in-state rival New Hampshire on Sunday at 2 p.m. The Big Green are coming off a 2-1 win Wednesday afternoon against visiting Holy Cross.
The Dartmouth women’s soccer team returns home on Saturday to take on Harvard at 11 a.m. for Senior Day at Burnham Field.
Dartmouth is playing to please the masses that will descend upon Hanover for homecoming this weekend. The football team is one of seven varsity squads scheduled to play at home on Saturday, and it would like to put last week’s wind-blown, 9-7 loss at Columbia behind it.
Save time and purchase your ticket online if you want to avoid standing ticket lines on gameday. See more of my ticket and gameday tips in this post!
See you at Dartmouth Night, where we can warm up at the bonfire. Go Big Green!
Like what you read? Keep up to date by subscribing! You can receive an email notification each time I post something new to this blog by clicking here. To view my profile and previous posts, check this page out. You can also follow Balls and Boards on Facebook.