Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 4th.
New York, NY – Brown earned its second consecutive Ivy split on Sunday afternoon, taking one of two against Columbia behind a strong start from junior Matt Kimball. Kimball, who set a new single season record for saves in 2009 as the closer for the Bears, gave up just one run in six innings in his first start for Brown in nearly two years.
Game 1: Princeton 2 Dartmouth 0
Game 2: Dartmouth 5 Princeton 4 (10 innings)
PRINCETON, N.J. — On the verge of being swept in a doubleheader at Princeton on Easter Sunday, Dartmouth was saved by freshman Chris O’Dowd who hit his first collegiate home run to tie the game in the ninth, then doubled the winning run home with two outs in the 10th as the Big Green took the nightcap, 5-4. Junior Ryan Smith nailed down his 20th career save to close out the victory for Dartmouth (8-10, 2-2 Ivy), giving head coach Bob Whalen his 384th career win as the Big Green head coach to set a new school record. Whalen had been tied with former big league hurler Jeff Tesreau, who coached the Big Green for 28 years from 1919-46.
Game 1: Harvard 12 Cornell 6
Game 2: Cornell 11 Harvard 2
ITHACA, N.Y. – Harvard split an Ivy League double header at Cornell on Sunday as the Crimson pounded the Big Red, 12-6, in the opener before the Crimson stranded seven runners in dropping an 11-2 decision in the nightcap.
Harvard (8-14, 2-2 Ivy) is back in action on Tuesday when the Crimson opens its home schedule against Bryant. Cornell sees its record move to 6-9 overall and 2-2 in the Ivy League.
In the first game, all nine Crimson starters had a hit and Kyle Larrow went 3-for-4 with five RBI on a strength of a two-run homer in the second, an RBI triple in the third and a two-run single in the seventh.
Game 1: Penn 5 Yale 2
Game 2: Penn 12 Yale 4
PHILADELPHIA – The Quakers used three solo home runs to take down Yale 5-2 in the first game of the day and then scored five times in the seventh in taking the second contest 12-4.
Junior Paul Cusick went 5.1 innings allowing just two hits in earning his second win of the season. The righthander also struck out nine batters while giving up two earned runs. Juniors Adrian Lorenzo and Dan Williams each had a pair of hits with an RBI.
In the second game, Penn trailed 4-3 going into the bottom of seventh, but a five-run two-out rally highlighted by a double from Mike Mariano made it an 8-4 game. The Quakers added four in the eighth for the 12-4 final.