Dartmouth football hits the road to New York as the Big Green attempt to spoil another homecoming game this year.
Hitting the ball hard on offense and defense was the order of weekend for this week's Athletes of the Week.
The New England Football Writers' Association office unveiled its weekly Gold Helmet Award winners today, and Dartmouth senior Charlie Miller took home the honor for Division I regional teams.
Dartmouth cornerback Isiah Swann was recognized by STATS as its FCS National Freshman Player of the Week for his exceptional play against Towson in his first career start.
Freshman Isiah Swann was chosen as both the Defensive Player of the Week as well as the Rookie of the Week, while senior Charlie Miller earned the Special Teams Player of the Week.
Sammy McCorkle could feel something was wrong the minute he woke up that Sunday morning during preseason a few years back.
Charlie Miller blocked a 22-yard field goal, and Jeremiah Douchee swatted away a desperation 56-yard attempt on the final play to preserve the Big Green's 20-17 victory over visiting Towson.
The final non-conference tilt of the season brings Towson to Memorial Field for the first-ever game between the Big Green and Tigers on the gridiron.
Jack Heneghan threw for a career-high 348 yards, but Yale picked off a pass in the final minute at the three-yard line to thwart a possible game-tying drive.
Saturday's football game at the Yale Bowl will be the 100th in the series between Dartmouth and the Bulldogs, plus will be simulcast on the ILDN and ESPN3.
The Quakers were able to avenge their lone Ivy League loss from last year by earning a 37-24 triumph at Memorial Field over Dartmouth on Friday night.
On offense and defense, the Big Green are cracking down on their opponents.