The Dartmouth baseball team awards were handed out at the annual end-of-year team banquet Tuesday night, and Cole O'Connor and Matt Feinstein were named captains for the 2019 campaign.
The Dartmouth College Department of Athletics and Recreation hosted its annual Celebration of Athletic Excellence Monday evening on Memorial Field.
Dartmouth posted season highs in hits and runs with Dustin Shirley going 4-for-6 with three RBIs, but Harvard hit five home runs and rallied from an eight-run deficit to end the Big Green's season.
Dartmouth eked out a 6-5 win in the first game to eliminate Harvard from qualifying for the Ivy League Championship Series, but the Crimson came back to win game two, 11-3.
Dartmouth controls its own destiny in the battle to claim a spot in the Ivy League Championship Series, but could still advance to the best-of-three series with as little as one win this weekend.
Dartmouth senior outfielder Dustin Shirley was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District I Team.
Michael Calamari blasted a three-run home run, his team-leading fifth of the year, and six Dartmouth pitchers held the visiting Panthers to one run on seven hits.
Dartmouth will host Middlebury College in the final non-conference baseball game of the 2018 season on Wednesday afternoon at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park.
Nate Ostmo was selected as the Player of the Week and Austen Michel the Pitcher of the Week for their performances against Brown and Princeton over the previous seven days.
Clay Chatham allowed just one unearned run on three hits over six innings, and the bottom three hitters in the order had six of the nine hits, including two doubles and a Nate Ostmo home run.
The seniors took center stage today as Dustin Shirley drove in seven runs and Kyle Holbrook six, the last four on a grand slam, as the Big Green routed Princeton in a twinbill, 14-3 and 16-1.
Dartmouth has a crucial three-game series with the Tigers at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park this weekend and will honor its senior class between games of the doubleheader on Saturday.