Friday, December 27, 2019

Recapping A Remarkable Year

CBS affiliate WCAX TV in Burlington, Vt., has this "year-in-review" that offers up a few clips from the Dartmouth Ivy League championship football season. Fast forward to about the 3:50 mark for the segment, which of course includes the Hail Mary at Harvard, a little from the win over Princeton at Yankee Stadium and critical plays from the final two games against Cornell and Brown. (If you can't get the video below to play, find the direct link to the WCAX story HERE.)

The story accompanying the video includes this:
After a heartbreaking loss to Princeton that ended up costing Dartmouth the Ivy League title in 2018, the Big Green bounced back in a major way this year. Dartmouth dominated its first six opponents of the season, then had a prayer answered at Harvard as Masaki Aerts hauled in a 43-yard Hail Mary from Derek Kyler to keep the Big Green unbeaten. A heavily hyped rematch with Princeton at Yankee Stadium turned out to be a dud from the neutral perspective, but that was just fine with Dartmouth as they came out with a dominant victory. It got a little dicey in the last two games as the Big Green saw their perfect season slip away with a shocking loss to Cornell, but they came from behind at Brown the next week to earn the school's record 19th Ivy league championship.