NH College Roundup: Dartmouth College baseball win streak ends at eight
Dartmouth College baseball came up short of breaking the school record for consecutive victories to begin a season, losing 7-3 to Slippery Rock (13-4) in Auburndale, Fla., Wednesday. The loss ended the eight-game win streak, leaving Dartmouth tied with the 1903 Big Green for the best start to a season. Dartmouth was the only undefeated Division I program left in the country entering Wednesday's game.
Slippery Rock, ranked 28th in the most recent collegiate baseball Division II poll, scored six times in the second inning. Nick Lombardi had an RBI double and Joe Purritano added a sacrifice fly for the Big Green. Trent Goodrich drove in the other run with a groundout.
SNHU: Thursday's home Northeast-10 opener against St. Anselm College has been postponed. The school announced a make-up date of Wednesday, April 3 at 3:30 p.m. at SNHU.
UNH 12, Columbia 11: In Durham, Kayleigh Hinkle scored as time expired to lift the Wildcats (2-5) to their second straight win.
Jenny Simpson had three goals for UNH and goalie Kathleen O'Keefe recorded 11 saves for her fourth consecutive double-digit save performance.
Plymouth State 14, Massachusetts Maritime 7: In Buzzards Bay, Mass., Chris Annunciata netted four goals and an assist to lead the Panthers. Ty Long of Dover added two markers. Two assists each were registered by Stephen Patch of Newbury and Brett Miller of Windham.
Molloy 13, Franklin Pierce 9: In Rockville Centre, N.Y., Franklin Pierce (1-2) was led by Eric Harries who registered a game-high nine shots and Kevin Dargin, who added two goals and two assists.
Dartmouth football opener: The Big Green will play its home opener at Memorial Field in Hanover against Holy Cross at 7 p.m. on Sept. 28. It's just the third scheduled night game since the light towers were installed during the 2011 season.