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Previewing Dartmouth’s 2019 men’s college lacrosse schedule

The Big Green look to rebound after a two-win season in 2018.

Doug Austin

The Dartmouth Big Green are the third team in our 2019 schedule preview series and the second team from the Ivy League. The Big Green went 2-11 a year ago and 0-6 in the Ivy League. After splitting their first four games, Dartmouth lost their final nine contests.

Here’s their entire 2019 schedule:

Dartmouth’s 2019 Schedule

Date Road Team Home Team Special Notes
Date Road Team Home Team Special Notes
2/2 Dartmouth Holy Cross Scrimmage
2/9 Southern New Hampshire Dartmouth Scrimmage
2/16 Dartmouth Boston University
2/23 Dartmouth Bryant First meeting since 2010
3/2 Dartmouth Wagner
3/5 UMass Lowell Dartmouth
3/16 Binghamton Dartmouth First ever meeting
3/19 Dartmouth Virginia
3/23 Harvard Dartmouth Ivy League
3/30 Dartmouth Cornell Ivy League
4/6 Dartmouth Yale Ivy League
4/9 Hartford Dartmouth First meeting since 2014
4/13 Princeton Dartmouth Ivy League
4/20 Dartmouth Penn Ivy League
4/27 Brown Dartmouth Ivy League

Who’s In?

Who’s Out?

Average Winning Percentage From 2018 Teams

  • Overall: .485
  • Nonconference: .388
  • Ivy League: .599

Circle These Dates

  • 3/2 (at Wagner): This turned out to be Dartmouth’s second and final win from last season. With Canisius off the schedule, the Seahawks are the only team the Big Green defeated from a year ago. They used a 6-0 run to start the second half and hold on for the one-goal victory.
  • 3/5 (vs. UMass Lowell): The River Hawks took a step in the right direction last year and finished at .500 for the first time in program history. One of their thrilling games was a double overtime finish with the Big Green, despite Dartmouth scoring the final three goals in the fourth quarter to force extra lacrosse.
  • 3/16 (vs. Binghamton): Surprisingly, this is the first time the two teams will have met. The Bearcats didn’t have a good 2018 season after surprising everyone in 2017, but will provide a good test for Brendan Callahan’s squad.
  • 3/19 (at Virginia): This was one of Virginia’s surprising contests from last season. It was a fairly close and low-scoring game early in the third quarter. But the Cavaliers woke up and ended doubling up the Big Green in Charlottesville.
  • 3/23 (vs. Harvard): Dartmouth has not won an Ivy League conference game since March 21, 2015. Their opponent: then-ranked Harvard, in double overtime. The Crimson was one of Dartmouth’s closer opponents a year ago, but had two goals in the final 5:57 to escape with another win over the Big Green.
  • 4/20 (at Penn): It would be a surprise if both teams went to double overtime again like they did a year ago. But the Big Green put up their best showing for three quarters before allowing the Quakers to get back into the game and then with the game-winner in double overtime. Dartmouth has shown they’re close to winning more games. But maybe this is the year they close some games out, especially against an Ivy League opponent.

For other schedules and team rosters, check out our Men’s Division I matrix.