HANOVER, N.H. – The Dartmouth men’s squash team handed out their annual post season awards at the yearly banquet recently after an exciting 2015-16 campaign.
The Big Green celebrated two huge upset victories defeating Ivy League foe Harvard, 5-4 on December 1st for the first time in nearly 70 years. Later in the New Year, Dartmouth took down Princeton 8-1 for the first time since the Ivy League started play in 1956-57.
Freshman Matthew Giegerich was named the team’s MVP after he won five of the first six matches of his career, including the deciding point against the Crimson. Giegerich went 11-5 on the year for a solid rookie campaign in Hanover.
Sophomore Alvin Heumann was named the team’s Most Improved Player after the Southport, Connecticut native earned a spot on the First Team All-Ivy list. Heumann won seven matches this past season, including a 3-0 win against the Tigers.
The Big Green finished the season 10-6, 4-3 in the Ivy League, good for a fourth place finish. Head coach Hansi Wiens was also named Ivy League Coach of the Year for leading Dartmouth to its best finish in 12 years.