Big Green athletes are continuing to have success heating up the New England winter. Freshman Abby Drach finished sixth in the freestyle sprint races and second in the 10K Classic, contributing 84 points toward the ski team's third straight carnival victory. On the hardcourt sophomore Evan Boudreaux earned his first Ivy co-player of the week honor this season with double-doubles against Penn and Princeton.
Their efforts are rewarded by being named the Hanover Brick and Brew Athletes of the Week.
Each week, DartmouthSports.com will spotlight two outstanding student-athletes - one male, one female - as the Hanover Brick and Brew Athletes of the Week. Student-athletes may be chosen based upon their efforts both on and off the field of competition.
r., Eden Prairie, Minn., Women's Nordic Skiing
Freshman cross country skier Abby Drach continued an impressive rookie season this past weekend at the Vermont Carnival, finishing sixth in the freestyle sprint races on Friday, then earning a spot on the podium in second place in the women’s 10K Classic. One of three Big Green skiers to advance all the way through to the A final in the sprint races, the Eden Prairie, Minnesota native earned Dartmouth 37 points with her sixth-place finish. The following day, she emerged as the Big Green front-runner amidst a sea of New Hampshire skiers, zipping through the two laps of the 5K course in 34:20.2, nearly 10 seconds ahead of the Wildcat in third place. Her 84 total points contributed to the convincing 195-point victory, Dartmouth’s third straight carnival win this season.
, Lake Forest, Ill., F, Men's Basketball
Sophomore forward Evan Boudreaux was named the Ivy League co-Player of the Week after leading the Dartmouth men’s basketball team to its first conference victory of the season as well as a near-upset of the Ivy leader over the weekend. First, the native of Lake Forest, Illinois, produced 21 points and 12 rebounds as the Big Green took Princeton down to the wire on Friday night before succumbing to the Tigers, 69-64. The following evening Boudreaux recorded another double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, plus dished out three assists as Dartmouth defeated visiting Penn, 74-71. For the season, Boudreaux leads the Ivy League in rebounding (9.4 per game) and is second in scoring (16.5 points a night), plus has a league-best 10 double-doubles.
Former Athletes of the Week