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No. 13 Princeton Defeats Big Green in Men's Lacrosse

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Sophomore Brendan Rotanz     By John and Matt Risley

PRINCETON, N.J.  — The Dartmouth men's lacrosse team lost at 13th-ranked Princeton on Saturday, 21-6. The Big Green dropped to 2-8 on the year and 0-4 in the Ivy League. The win improved the Tigers to 8-3 overall and 4-0 in the conference.

Senior Drew Tunney (Greenwich, Conn.) and sophomore Mike Olentine (Princeton, N.J.) led Dartmouth with two goals each. Sophomore Brendan Rotanz (Westport, Conn.) improved his goal streak to 10 games, having scored a goal every game this season.

For Princeton, Tom Schreiber (3 goals and two assists) and Will Himler (one goal and four assists) had five points each, while Mike MacDonald, Jeff Froccaro and Luke Armour all had three scores.

The Big Green scored the first goal of the game on Olentine's ninth of the year, but then the Tigers netted 10 of the next 11 goals to take a 10-2 lead into halftime. Dartmouth notched four more in the second half, but Princeton added 11 to push the final score to 21-6.

Princeton took 46 shots in the contest with Dartmouth finishing with 28. The Big Green grabbed 31 ground balls, while the Tigers had 38. Dartmouth went 0-for-4 in man-up situations with Princeton going 3-for-5. The game marked the fifth against a ranked team for Dartmouth with the squad going 1-4 in those contests.

The Big Green return home on Saturday for senior day when they host Penn at 1 p.m. on April 21.