Dartmouth 35, Butler 7
Miles Gay returned the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown,
and Dartmouth scored in every quarter of its 35-7 season-opening
victory over Butler Saturday night.
In the first meeting between the schools, the Big Green quickly
asserted itself on Gay’s touchdown return, then scored again on a
7-yard run by Dominick Pierre to lead 14-0. Pierre later ran for a
1-yard TD to close the scoring in the fourth quarter. He finished
with 170 yards on 26 carries.
Alex Park, Dartmouth’s new starting quarterback, completed
15-of-20 passes for 184 yards and a touchdown. He found Michael
Reilly four times for 92 yards, including a 24-yard TD pass to give
the Dartmouth a 21-7 halftime lead.
Butler (1-2) scored its only points in the second quarter on
quarterback Matt Lancaster’s 5-yard scoring pass to Derek O’Connor,
one of his nine receptions. Lancaster was 25-for-35 passing for 267