2017 Dartmouth Big Green football team

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2017 Dartmouth Big Green football
Dartmouth Big Green logo.svg
Conference Ivy League
2017 record 8–2 (5–2 Ivy)
Head coach Buddy Teevens (13th straight, 18th overall season)
Offensive coordinator Kevin Daft
Defensive coordinator Don Dobes
Home stadium Memorial Field (Capacity: 13,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 24 Yale $   6 1         9 1  
Columbia   5 2         8 2  
Dartmouth   5 2         8 2  
Penn   4 3         6 4  
Harvard   3 4         5 5  
Cornell   3 4         3 7  
Princeton   2 5         5 5  
Brown   0 7         2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • The Ivy League does not participate in the FCS Playoffs.
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2017 Dartmouth Big Green football team represented Dartmouth College in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Big Green were led by head coach Buddy Teevens in his 13th straight year and 18th overall, they played their home games at Memorial Field. They were a member of the Ivy League, they finished the season 8–2, 5–2 in Ivy League play to finish in a tie for second place.

Schedule[edit]

The 2017 schedule consisted of five home games, four away games, and one game against Brown at Fenway Park in Boston. The Big Green hosted Ivy League foes Yale, Columbia, Cornell, and Princeton, and traveled to Penn and Harvard.

Dartmouth's non-conference opponents were Stetson of the Pioneer Football League, Holy Cross of the Patriot League, and Sacred Heart of the Northeast Conference. Homecoming coincided with the game against Yale on October 7.[1]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 16 6:00 p.m. at Stetson* Spec Martin StadiumDeLand, FL ESPN3 W 38–7   2,435
September 23 7:00 p.m. No. 25 Holy Cross* Memorial FieldHanover, NH W 27–26 OT  7,094
September 29 7:00 p.m. at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA NBCSN W 16–13   4,023
October 7 1:30 p.m. Yaledagger Memorial Field • Hanover, NH (Rivalry) ESPN3 W 28–27   8,114
October 14 1:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart* Campus FieldFairfield, CT W 29–26   5,569
October 21 12:30 p.m. Columbia Memorial Field • Hanover, NH ELVN L 17–22   5,237
October 28 12:00 p.m. at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA (Rivalry) NESN L 22–25   11,143
November 4 1:30 p.m. Cornell Memorial Field • Hanover, NH (Rivalry) W 10–0   4,033
November 10 8:00 p.m. vs. Brown Fenway ParkBoston, MA NBCSN W 33–10   12,297
November 18 1:30 p.m. Princeton Memorial Field • Hanover, NH W 54–44   3,081
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from STATS FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game summaries[edit]

Stetson[edit]

Overall Record Last Meeting Result
First meeting
Dartmouth vs. Stetson – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dartmouth 0 10 21 7 38
Stetson 0 7 0 0 7

at Spec Martin StadiumDeLand, FL

  • Date: September 16
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 87 °F (31 °C); muggy, partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 2,435
  • Referee: J. Page
  • Box Score
Game information
Second quarter
  • DART – Rashaad Cooper, 10 yard run (David Smith XP good), 10:01 (DART 7–0)
  • STET – Justin Jordan, 6 yard pass from Colin McGovern (Jonny Messina XP good), 4:22 (TIE 7–7)
  • DART – Smith, 25 yard field goal, 0:17 (DART 10–7)
Third quarter
  • DART – Jared Gerbino, 1 yard run (Smith XP good), 11:13 (DART 17–7)
  • DART – Cam Poole, 5 yard pass from Jack Heneghan (Smith XP good), 7:30 (DART 24–7)
  • DART – D.J. Avery, 30 yard interception return (Smith XP good), 3:06 (DART 31–7)
Fourth quarter
  • DART – Matthew Shearin, 16 yard run (Smith XP good), 9:47 (DART 38–7)

#25 Holy Cross[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
38–37–4 2016 Dartmouth, 35–10
Holy Cross vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
No. 25 Holy Cross 0 14 0 6 6 26
Dartmouth 7 6 7 0 7 27

at Memorial FieldHanover, NH

  • Date: September 23
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 82 °F (28 °C); unseasonably warm
  • Game attendance: 7,094
  • Referee: M. Overton
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • DART – Emory Thompson, 22 yard pass from Jack Heneghan (David Smith XP good), 5:43 (DART 7–0)
Second quarter
  • HC – Blaise Bell, 7 yard pass from Peter Pujals (A.J. Wells XP good), 14:52 (TIE 7–7)
  • DART – Smith, 42 yard field goal, 11:50 (DART 10–7)
  • HC – Miles Alexander, 7 yard run (Wells XP good), 3:12 (HC 14–10)
  • DART – Smith, 35 yard field goal, 0:00 (HC 14–13)
Third quarter
  • DART – Ryder Stone, 44 yard run (Smith XP good), 0:45 (DART 20–14)
Fourth quarter
  • HC – Bell, 6 yard pass from Pujals (Wells XP blocked), 0:03 (TIE 20–20)
Overtime
  • DART – Stephen Johnston, 10 yard pass from Heneghan (Smith XP good) (DART 27–20)
  • HC – Diquan Walker, 1 yard run (2-pt. conversion attempt failed) (DART 27–26)

Penn[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
34–48–4 2016 Penn, 37–24
Penn vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Penn 0 7 3 3 13
Dartmouth 0 10 0 6 16

at Memorial FieldHanover, NH

  • Date: September 30
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 4,023
  • Box Score
Game information
Second quarter
  • DART – Hunter Hagdorn, 12 yard pass from Jack Heneghan (David Smith XP good), 13:06 (DART 7–0)
  • PENN – Justin Watson, 6 yard pass from Fischer-Colbrie (Jack Soslow XP good), 1:20 (TIE 7–7)
  • DART – Smith, 43 yard field goal, 0:00 (DART 10–7)
Third quarter
  • PENN – Soslow, 31 yard field goal, 0:30 (TIE 10–10)
Fourth quarter
  • PENN – Soslow, 27 yard field goal, 5:37 (PENN 13–10)
  • DART – Jared Gerbino, 1 yard run, 0:00 (DART 16–13)

Yale[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
40–54–6 2016 Yale, 21–13
Yale vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Yale 7 17 3 0 27
Dartmouth 0 7 7 14 28

at Memorial FieldHanover, NH

  • Date: October 7
  • Game time: 1:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 50 °F (10 °C); overcast
  • Game attendance: 8,114
  • Referee: W. Gillis
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • YALE – C. Williams-Lopez, 46 yard pass from Kurt Rawlings (Alex Galland XP good), 3:59 (YALE 7–0)
Second quarter
  • YALE – Melvin Rouse II, 4 yard pass from Rawlings (Galland XP good), 14:14 (YALE 14–0)
  • YALE – Zane Dudek, 22 yard pass from Rawlings (Galland XP good), 7:39 (YALE 21–0)
  • DART – Isiah Swann, 47 yard interception return (David Smith XP good), 2:24 (YALE 21–7)
  • YALE – Galland, 29 yard field goal, 0:00 (YALE 24–7)
Third quarter
  • DART – Drew Hunnicut, 30 yard pass from Jack Heneghan (Smith XP good), 12:18 (YALE 24–14)
  • YALE – Galland, 20 yard field goal, 6:07 (YALE 27–14)
Fourth quarter
  • DART – Dylan Mellor, 40 yard pass from Heneghan (Smith XP good), 6:10 (YALE 27–21)
  • DART – Hunnicut, 15 yard pass from Heneghan (Smith XP good), 0:34 (DART 28–27)

Sacred Heart[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2 2015 Dartmouth, 49–7
Dartmouth vs. Sacred Heart – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dartmouth 14 0 7 8 29
Sacred Heart 7 16 3 0 26

at Campus FieldFairfield, CT

  • Date: October 14
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 69 °F (21 °C); cloudy
  • Game attendance: 5,569
  • Referee: J. DeAngulo
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

Columbia[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
68–18–1 2016 Columbia, 9–7
Columbia vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Columbia 3 13 6 10 32
Dartmouth 0 0 7 10 17

at Memorial FieldHanover, CT

  • Date: October 21
  • Game time: 12:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 66 °F (19 °C); sunny and warm
  • Game attendance: 5,237
  • Referee: H. Johns
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

Harvard[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
45–70–5 2016 Harvard, 23–21
Dartmouth vs. Harvard – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dartmouth 7 7 0 8 22
Harvard 0 6 6 13 25

at Harvard StadiumAllston, MA

  • Date: October 28
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 65 °F (18 °C); mostly sunny
  • Game attendance: 11,143
  • Referee: H. Wimberg
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

Cornell[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
59–40–1 2016 Dartmouth, 17–13
Cornell vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cornell 0 0 0 0 0
Dartmouth 7 0 0 3 10

at Memorial FieldHanover, NH

  • Date: November 4
  • Game time: 1:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 45 °F (7 °C); sunny
  • Game attendance: 4,033
  • Referee: S. Cadorette
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • DART – Hunter Hagdorn, 23 yard pass from Jack Heneghan (David Smith XP good), 6:22 (DART 7–0)
Fourth quarter
  • DART – Smith, 33 yard field goal, 1:19 (DART 10–0)

Brown[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
58–32–4 2016 Brown, 24–21
Dartmouth vs. Brown – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dartmouth 6 17 7 3 33
Brown 0 3 0 7 10

at Fenway ParkBoston, MA

  • Date: November 10
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 27 °F (−3 °C); clear and cold
  • Game attendance: 12,297
  • Referee: J. Gray
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

Princeton[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
48–44–4 2016 Princeton, 38–21
Princeton vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Princeton 6 7 14 17 44
Dartmouth 3 17 0 34 54

at Memorial FieldHanover, NH

  • Date: November 18
  • Game time: 1:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 43 °F (6 °C); cold and overcast
  • Game attendance: 3,081
  • Referee: T. Marcella
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football - 2017 Schedule". Dartmouth College Varsity Athletics. Retrieved 13 March 2017.