2022 Schedule Preview: Dartmouth Big Green

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The Dartmouth Big Green are the 17th DI program and second in the Ivy League to release their 2022 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Big Green only played two contests last season, losing to Tufts (DIII), 15-9, before beating St. Anselm (DIII) 20-6 in a season-ending scrimmage.

Big Green’s 2022 Schedule:

3/19DartmouthSt. John’s
3/22Ohio StateDartmouth
3/26HarvardDartmouthIvy League
4/2DartmouthCornellIvy League
4/5DartmouthStony Brook
4/9DartmouthYaleIvy League
4/16PrincetonDartmouthIvy League
4/23DartmouthPennIvy League
4/30BrownDartmouthIvy League

New Opponents

Ohio State, Siena, St. John’s, Stony Brook

Team’s Dropped

UMass Lowell

Key Games

2/26 @ Bryant: Dartmouth went 3-1 during the shortened 2020 season. One of those wins came against the Bryant Bulldogs, 11-8. The Big Green trailed 8-5 early in the fourth quarter before rattling off six consecutive goals to secure their first ever victory over the Bulldogs. Bryant leads the all-time series 3-1, which includes a 6-5 win in 2019. This could be another tight one between these two in 2022.

3/8 vs Vermont: The Big Green’s sole loss of the shortened 2020 campaign came against the Vermont Catamounts, 9-8, in a contest that was all knotted up at 6 at the half. Dartmouth is 6-3 in their last nine meetings against the Catammounts. This non-conference contest could be an important one for Dartmouth if they really to want to push forward.

4/30 @ Brown: Dartmouth’s last Ivy League win came against Harvard in double overtime in 2015. However, they have come close to breaking that streak in recent years. That includes a four-goal loss against the Bears during their last game of the 2019 season. The way the Ivy League looks like it could shake out in 2022, a season-ending game against a Brown team that suffers major personnel losses might be one of the Big Green’s best bet for a conference win.

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