Dartmouth Big Green women's lacrosse

The Dartmouth Big Green women's lacrosse team is a NCAA Division I college lacrosse team representing Dartmouth College as part of the Ivy League. They play their home games at Scully-Fahey Field in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Dartmouth Big Green women's lacrosse
Dartmouth College Big Green logo.svg
Founded1973
UniversityDartmouth College
Head coachDanielle Spencer (since 2017 season)
StadiumScully-Fahey Field (capacity: 1600)
LocationHanover, New Hampshire
ConferenceIvy League
NicknameBig Green
ColorsDartmouth Green and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Runner-Up
2006
NCAA Tournament Final Fours
1995, 1998, 2005, 2006
NCAA Tournament appearances
1983, 1993, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2019
Conference Tournament championships
2012
Conference regular season championships
1986, 1987, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011

Historical statisticsEdit

Overall
Years of Lacrosse 46
1st Season 1973
Head Coaches 4
All-Time Record 399–272–4
Ivy League games
Ivy League season W-L record (since 1980) 167–87
Ivy League Titles 11
Ivy League Tournament Titles 1
NCAA Tournament
NCAA Appearances 14
NCAA W-L record 11–14
Final Fours 4
Championship Games 1
NCAA National Championships 0

*Statistics through 2018 season

Individual career recordsEdit

Reference:[2]

Record Number Player Years
Goals 199 Jacque Weitzel 1997-00
Assists 98 Whitney Douthett 2004–07
Points 248 Jacque Weitzel 1997-00
Ground balls 236 Amy Zimmer 1998-01
Draw controls 155 Sarah Plumb 2009–12
Caused turnovers 138 Kristen Zimmer 2003–06
Saves 550 Sarah Hughes 1999-02

Individual single-season recordsEdit

Record Number Player Years
Goals 67 Jacque Weitzel 2000
Assists 39 Jen Greene 1998
Points 79 Jacque Weitzel 2000
Ground balls 83 Amy Zimmer 2001
Draw controls 108 Kathryn Giroux 2017
Caused turnovers 62 Jacque Weitzel 2000
Saves 199 Laura Melly 1979

SeasonsEdit

References:[3][4]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
AIAW (Independent) (1973–1979)
1973 Aggie Kurtz 2–2
1974 Aggie Kurtz 1–7
1975 Aggie Kurtz 7–2
1976 Aggie Kurtz 6–4–1
1977 Aggie Kurtz 6–6–2
1978 Aggie Kurtz 7–9–1
1979 Aggie Kurtz 6–9
AIAW (Ivy League) (1980–1982)
1980 Aggie Kurtz 5–6 2–4 5th
1981 Aggie Kurtz 5–7 2–4 5th
1982 Josie Harper 2–9 0–6 7th
NCAA Division I (Ivy League) (1983–present)
1983 Josie Harper 9–6 4–2 T-2nd NCAA First Round
1984 Josie Harper 5–9 2–4 T-4th
1985 Josie Harper 9–4 4–2 T-2nd
1986 Josie Harper 12–3 6–0 1st
1987 Josie Harper 10–4 5–0 T-1st
1988 Josie Harper 10–7 4–2 T-2nd
1989 Josie Harper 9–6 3–3 T-3rd
1990 Josie Harper 7–9 3–3 T-3rd
1991 Josie Harper 5–8 1–5 T-6th
1992 Josie Harper 10–4 5–1 2nd
1993 Amy Patton 11–4 4–2 3rd NCAA Quarterfinal
1994 Amy Patton 11–4 4–2 3rd
1995 Amy Patton 12–3 6–0 1st NCAA Semifinal
1996 Amy Patton 9–6 3–3 T-3rd
1997 Amy Patton 10–4 5–1 T-1st
1998 Amy Patton 13–3 7–0 1st NCAA Semifinal
1999 Amy Patton 11–5 7–0 1st NCAA Quarterfinal
2000 Amy Patton 11–5 7–0 1st NCAA First Round
2001 Amy Patton 13–4 6–1 T-1st NCAA Quarterfinal
2002 Amy Patton 10–6 4–3 4th
2003 Amy Patton 11–5 6–1 T-1st NCAA Quarterfinal
2004 Amy Patton 11–6 6–1 2nd NCAA Quarterfinal
2005 Amy Patton 16–3 7–0 1st NCAA Semifinal
2006 Amy Patton 14–6 5–2 3rd NCAA Runner-up
2007 Amy Patton 9–7 4–3 4th
2008 Amy Patton 7–9 3–4 5th
2009 Amy Patton 8–8 5–2 3rd
2010 Amy Patton 11–5 5–2 2nd
2011 Amy Patton 11–5 6–1 T-1st NCAA First Round
2012 Amy Patton 12–5 5–2 T-2nd NCAA First Round
2013 Amy Patton 11–8 5–2 3rd NCAA Second Round
2014 Amy Patton 6–8 3–4 T-5th
2015 Amy Patton 3–11 3–4 5th
2016 Amy Patton 7–8 3–4 5th
2017 Danielle Spencer 7–8 2–5 T-5th
2018 Danielle Spencer 11-5 5-2 3rd
Total: 399–272 (.595)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Postseason ResultsEdit

The Big Green have appeared in 14 NCAA tournaments. Their postseason record is 11–14.[5]

Year Seed Round Opponent Score
1983 -- First Round Princeton L, 4–12
1993 -- Quarterfinal Harvard L, 8–11
1995 -- Semifinal Princeton L, 8–13
1998 #4 Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Loyola (MD)
#1 Virginia
W, 9–8 (ot)
L, 7–10
1999 -- First Round
Quarterfinal
Loyola (MD)
#2 Virginia
W, 20–7
L, 8–20
2000 -- First Round Duke L, 6–7
2001 #4 First Round
Quarterfinal
#13 Penn State
#5 Princeton
W, 9–7
L, 4–10
2003 -- First Round
Quarterfinal
Boston U.
#2 Maryland
W, 9–7
L, 5–13
2004 -- First Round
Quarterfinal
New Hampshire
#1 Princeton
W, 14–12
L, 5–6 (ot)
2005 #4 First Round
Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Syracuse
#5 Georgetown
#1 Northwestern
W, 9–8
W, 13–3
L, 4–8
2006 #7 First Round
Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Final
Boston U.
Princeton
#6 Notre Dame
#4 Northwestern
W, 9–4
W, 7–6 (ot)
W, 14–8
L, 4–7
2011 -- First Round #7 Albany L, 7–10
2012 -- First Round #4 Syracuse L, 5–15
2013 -- First Round
Second Round
Boston College
#4 Syracuse
W, 11–8
L, 8–21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Color Palette" (PDF). Dartmouth Athletics Visual Identity Guidelines. March 13, 2019. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "WLacrosse Team Records". Dartmouth Sports. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  3. ^ "WLacrosse Annual Results". Dartmouth Sports. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  4. ^ "Women's Lacrosse Records Book 2016–2017" (PDF). Ivy League. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  5. ^ "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championships Records Book" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved November 20, 2017.