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Men Travel to Boston College, Host Penn

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The Big Green take on Boston College and Penn on the pitch this week.      By John and Matt Risley


Wednesday, Oct. 10 -
at Boston College (Boston, Mass.) 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13- vs. Penn (Burnham Field), 4:30 p.m.

The Dartmouth College men's soccer team takes it's two-game winning streak to Boston College for a midweek matchup with the Eagles on Wednesday (Oct. 10). The Big Green jump back into Ivy League action on Saturday when they take on Penn at 4:30 p.m.

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Big Green Back in the Win Column - The Big Green snapped their two-game losing streak by picking up two wins last week. Dartmouth's wins over Vermont (Oct. 3) and Yale (Oct. 6) pulled the Big Green back to .500 both overall and in Ivy League action with seven games left in the regular-season.

Cohen Picks Up Ivy League Player of the Week - Behind the strength of his 12 saves and a shutout of Yale, Dartmouth goalkeeper Noah Cohen (Johannesburg, South Africa) earned Ivy League Player of the Week honors. The honor is Cohen's second career honor and he joins Alex Adelabu (Houston, Texas) as Big Green players that have earned the award this season.

Jacobson Named CollegeSportsMadness Ivy League Player of the Week - Senior Brad Jacobson (Larchmont, N.Y.) was named CollegeSportsMadness Ivy League Player of the Week. Jacobson posted a goal and an assist in two Dartmouth wins last week.

Dartmouth Successful in Ivy League Home Opener - The Big Green's 1-0 win over Yale in its Ivy League home opener gave the Big Green its sixth consecutive win in an Ivy League home opener. In fact, the Big Green are undefeated in each of its last eight Ivy League home openers.

Another Midweek Match on Tap - Wednesday's match at Boston College marks the second midweek game for the Big Green this season. Last week, Dartmouth defeated Vermont, 3-1, and will also play New Hampshire in a midweek contest on Oct. 30th. Dartmouth last dropped a midweek contest last season to New Hampshire.

Streakin' - Dartmouth's win over Yale, marked the Big Green's sixth consecutive Ivy League home win. The Big Green didn't lose a league contest at Burnham Field last season going 3-0. The Big Green's last Ivy League loss at home was a 1-0 loss to Penn during the 2010 season.

Streak Stoppers - For the second time this season, the Big Green ended an opponent's undefeated streak. The Big Green's 3-1 win over Vermont on Wednesday (Oct. 3) snapped the Catamounts, six-game undefeated streak and handed them their first loss at home. Dartmouth also ended Missouri State's undefeated streak with a 1-0 double overtime win on Sept. 16.

Stray-Gundersen Nets First Career Goal - Freshman defender Sten Stray-Gundersen (Frisco, Texas) netted his first collegiate goal which proved to be the game-winner against Yale (Oct. 6). The freshman has played in every game this season and has started seven contests.   

Adelabu Back on Track - After sporting a four-game scoring streak, the Big Green's leading scorer has been stopped in matches at UMass and Princeton but Alex Adelabu (Houston, Texas) got back in the scoring column with a goal against Vermont (Oct. 3). He now has a team-best six goals and one assist for 13 points.

Heffron Nets Goal at Vermont - Dartmouth's leading assist man, Colin Heffron (Upper Brookville, N.Y.) got onto the score sheet with his first goal of the season at Vermont (Oct. 3). In fact, his first collegiate goal also came against Vermont last season.

Cools Sees Action  - Thomas Cools (Sammamish, Wash.) made his collegiate debut in Dartmouth's win over Vermont (Oct. 3) and also saw time against Yale (Oct. 6). Cools didn't play soccer last season and during his freshman year he didn't see action.  

Jacobson Adds Goal and Assist over the Weekend - Brad Jacobson (Larchmont, N.Y.) picked up three points over the weekend with a goal against Vermont (Oct. 3) and an assist against Yale (Oct. 6). The senior has five points on two goals and an assist.

Cohen Makin' Stops - Junior goalkeeper Noah Cohen (Johannesburg, South Africa) has stepped up big in the last several games. He had made a season-high six saves in each of Dartmouth's last three games and has posted five games of five or more saves. Cohen's career-best is 10 saves against SMU last season.

Coach Cook Hits the Century Mark - In Dartmouth's 1-0 double overtime win over Missouri State on Sept. 16) head coach Jeff Cook picked up his 100th win at Dartmouth. Cook joins former head coach Thomas Dent as the only two coaches in program history to record at least 100 wins.  Dent is Dartmouth's all-time winningest coach with 143 career wins over 43 seasons at Dartmouth.

Captain, My Captain - Seniors Kevin Dzierzawski (Oakland Township, Mich.) and Teo Larsson-Sax (Kalmar, Sweden) will wear the captain's armband for the Big Green this season. Dzierzawski is coming off an outstanding 2011 season where he led the team with seven assists and earned first team All-Ivy honors as well as ECAC All-Star second-team honors. Larsson-Sax is a staple in the Big Green backfield and in 2011 started 15 games for the Big Green. He showcased his offensive skills with one goal and four shots, two of those shots reaching frame. It will be the first time Dzierzawski or Larsson-Sax has been a captain. Keep up-to-date with all the things that are happening with the Dartmouth men's soccer team with the Captains' Corner blog. You can access it HERE.

TV Time - Dartmouth's final regular-season game against Brown (Nov. 9) will be broadcast to a national television audience as the Fox Soccer Channel Game of the Week.  The game will be Dartmouth's lone TV contest of the season and marks the second time the Big Green have appeared on Fox Soccer Channel. Dartmouth last played in a televised game in 2008 when they also took on the Brown Bears, earning a 2-0 victory.

A Glance at Boston College- Boston College enters Wednesday's game with a 6-3-2, 2-1-1 ACC after defeating No. 15 Wake Forest, 1-0 on Saturday. The Eagles are undefeated in their last five outings. The all-time series between the two teams is deadlocked at 7-7-2 after the Eagles took a 2-0 win over the Big Green in Hanover last season. This will be the seventh consecutive meeting between the regional foes. Charlie Rugg leads the BC offense with five goals and four assists in eight games. Derrick Boateng is next with three goals and three assists while Kyle Bekker leads the way with 29 shots. In goal Justin Luthy is leading the way. In 10 games he has a 1.31 goal against average and has made 34 saves. Alex Kanpp has seen action in two games and has allowed one goal while making six saves. 

A Look at Penn  -- Penn enters Saturday's game with a 2-9-0 record, 0-3-0 Ivy League record after falling to Columbia, 1-0, on Saturday. The Quakers have dropped three straight after picking up two wins at the Princeton Tournament. Penn owns a 30-21-9 series advantage although the Big Green has won two of the last three meetings. Penn has three players with double figure points led by Duke Lacroix who has 13 points on five goals and three assists. Stephen Baker and Travis Cantrell are also in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively. Max Kurtzman and Tyler Kinn have both seen time in net this season. Kurtzman has seen most of the action starting in eight games and in 720:00 action has a 2.38 goals against average with 46 saves. Kinn has started two games and has a 2.50 goals against average and has made 13 saves.

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Wednesday, Oct. 20 - at Columbia (New York, N.Y.) 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 - vs. Harvard (Burnham Field), 3:00 p.m.