Hanover, New Hampshire – Junior attackman Parker Brown's (San Francisco, CA) fourth goal of the game with 1:30 remaining in overtime lifted a rejuvenated Brown squad to a 13-12 Ivy League victory over Dartmouth for its second straight overtime win over the Big Green. Both teams conclude the 2011 season, Brown with a 6-8 overall mark, 2-4 in the Ivy League, while Dartmouth falls to 5-9, 1-5 in Ivy play.
A fast-paced second quarter was similar to the first, with freshman Sam Hurster (Greenwich, CT) netting two goals, and Parker Brown giving the Bears a 6-5 lead with 4:27 left in the half. The Big Green tied the game, 6-6, at intermission on a goal by Brendan Rotanz with just 24 seconds remaining in the half.
The chess match continued in the second half with Hurster getting a hat-trick to give the Bears a 7-6 lead with 13:47 left in the third quarter. Quick goals by Dartmouth's Drew Tunney and Nikki Dysenchuk gave the Big Green an 8-7 advantage just one minute later.
Feinberg knotted the score, 8-8, with his 25th goal of the season at the 8:58 mark of the third quarter on a pass from Parker Brown. Dartmouth grabbed the lead once again, 9-8, on Rhett Miller's goal four minutes later.
Daiber's second goal with 2:03 left in the quarter tied the game, 9-9, but Dartmouth's Miller answered 36 seconds later to give the Big Green a 10-9 lead heading into the final quarter.
There was no reason for the fourth quarter to be any different in the back-and-forth match-up.
Bears' senior All-American defenseman Peter Fallon (Baltimore, MD) tied the game, 10-10, with his third goal of the season on a pass from freshman Stephen Chmil (Garden City, NY). Parker Brown lifted the Bears to an 11-10 advantage, and senior Matt Greenberg (New York, NY) gave the Bears a two goal lead, 12-10, with 8:25 left on the clock.
Dartmouth tied the game on goals by Chris Costabile at the 7:20 mark, and Dysenchuk with just 2:39 left in regulation.
Parker Brown finished with four goals and two assists, and completed the season as Brown's top scorer with 40 points (22 goals, 18 assists).
Feinberg, who had two goals and an assist, completed his standout Brown career with 162 career points (124 goals, 37 assists), seventh best in Brown lacrosse history. Feinberg's 124 career goals rank fourth in the Brown all-time record book.
Senior goalie Matt Chriss (Lutherville, MD) allowed seven goals and made 11 saves, while freshman goalie Will Round (Mt. Lebanon, PA) allowed five goals with two saves. Dartmouth's Fergus Campbell made 14 saves in the Big Green net.
Pictured: Parker Brown '12. photo by dspics.net