Northeast Credit Union ATOTW - Thomas Roulis & Liz Calby
This week's Athletes of the Week represent comeback wins for the Big Green. Liz Calby on the lacrosse field and Thomas Roulis for baseball are Dartmouth's comeback kids this week. scored with 14 seconds left in regulation to break a 9-9 tie and give the Dartmouth women’s lacrosse team its most memorable comeback victory in recent memory. Junior second baseman Roulis came through with the clutch game-winning hit in the 11th inning of the second game of the doubleheader at Cornell.
Their efforts are rewarded by being named the Northeast Credit Union Athletes of the Week.
Each week, DartmouthSports.com will spotlight two outstanding student-athletes - one male, one female - as the Northeast Credit Union Athletes of the Week. Student-athletes may be chosen based upon their efforts both on and off the field of competition.
., Darien, Conn., A, Women's Lacrosse
Liz Calby scored with 14 seconds left in regulation to break a 9-9 tie and give the Dartmouth women’s lacrosse team its most memorable comeback victory in recent memory.
Brown held a 5-0 lead in the final minutes of the first half, but the Big Green never gave up and stormed all the way back to earn the 10-9 Ivy League win Saturday afternoon at Stevenson Field.
For Calby, it was her fourth goal and sixth point of the day that proved to be the winner, setting off an exuberant response from the Dartmouth sideline in the waning seconds.
New Hyde Park, N.Y., 2B, Baseball
Junior second baseman Thomas Roulis came through with the clutch game-winning hit in the 11th inning of the second game of the doubleheader at Cornell on March 29. Dartmouth had already rallied from a 3-0 deficit and was tied at four when Roulis stepped to the plate with one down and a man on second. His single to left was just enough to allow the go-ahead run to beat the throw to the plate and send the Big Green to their first Ivy victory of the season. For the season, Roulis currently leads the team with a .306 average and has not committed an error in the field over his last 138 chances dating back to his rookie campaign.
For the week, Robinson posted a 2-0 record and a 2.00 ERA, giving up a mere five hits in nine innings with four strikeouts.
Former Athletes of the Week