PRINCETON, N.J. – Dartmouth sophomore Ellie Carson has been named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.
Carson led the Big Green to an 18-14 win Saturday at Harvard to remain perfect in Ivy League play at 3-0 this season.
The sophomore and Alexandria, Virginia, native tied her season and career high with seven points in the victory, scoring three times and assisting on four more. Her performance aided in the team’s first win against the Crimson since 2014 and pushed Dartmouth’s current streak of victories to seven games, the fourth-best current mark in the country.
Carson has been strong all season as she leads the team in goals (27) and points (38), while second in assists (11). Her 15 ground balls are third amongst Dartmouth players with her five caused turnovers ranking third.
This marks the second straight week a Big Green student-athlete has been named the weekly honoree as Elizabeth Mastrio was tabbed last Monday, while Kathryn Giroux was named the Defensive Player of the Week just seven days ago.
Brown’s Maggie Bigelow was named the conference’s top defender this week.
Carson and her Dartmouth teammates have a tall task ahead as they play host to No. 11 Penn Saturday at noon in Hanover in a game of Ivy League unbeatens. The Big Green are 3-0 in conference games, while the Quakers are 2-0.