PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Dartmouth men's lacrosse team lost its final Ivy League game of the season on Saturday at Brown, 10-8. The Big Green dropped to 4-9 overall and 1-5 in the conference. The Bears improved to 7-7 overall and 3-3 in the league.
A strong first half propelled Brown to the victory. The Bears scored four goals in the first quarter and four in the second to take a 8-2 lead into halftime. Dartmouth outscored Brown, 3-2, in the second half, but it wasn't enough to secure the Big Green's second Ivy win of the season.
Senior Kip Dooley (Minneapolis, Minn.) led Dartmouth with four points two goals and two assists. The four points pushed his career total to 95 points on 49 goals and 46 assists. If he scored five points in the team's final game of the season he would become the 23rd player in program history to score 100 points.
The Big Green had two other players record two points. Sophomore Brendan Rotanz (Westport, Conn.) had two goals. He has scored a goal in 12 of the teams 13 games this year. Senior Thomas Mattimore (Tiburon, Calif.) had a goal and an assist.
Sam Hurster led the Bears with three goals, while Parker Brown added two goals and one assist. Dartmouth outshot Brown in the contest, 30-27. The Bears did gain quite an advantage in ground balls, 43-28. The Big Green went 1-for-2 in extra-man opportunites, while Brown finished 0-for-1.
Senior Fergus Campbell (New Canaan, Conn.) made nine saves for Dartmouth, which moved him to fifth on the program's all-time saves list. He now has 499 saves in his career, passing Ned Hazard ’96, who finished his career with 491.
The Big Green host senior day on Tuesday, May 1, in their final game of the season. The team plays Holy Cross at 4 p.m. at Scully-Fahey Field.