PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Dartmouth women's soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to Brown on Sunday afternoon to kick off Ivy League play.
The Bears scored the lone tally late in the contest as Kiersten Berg went around a Big Green defender and sent a shot past netminder Tatiana Saunders in the 77th minute.
Dartmouth finished the contest with a 16-12 edge in shots and pressured the Brown defense late in the contest trailing by a goal. The Green and White owned the corners in the contest, taking eight corner kicks to the Bears three.
Patterson led Dartmouth's last rush of the contest, but Brown’s second-half keeper MC Barrett stopped her shot.
Saunders finished the contest with seven saves and her counterparts Amber Bledsoe and Barrett made 10 saves combined.
Dartmouth falls to 3-4-1 on the season and 0-1 in league play. Brown moves up to 5-2 and 1-0 in the Ivy League.
The Big Green will return to action next Saturday when they host Princeton at 7 p.m. on Burnham Field.