In the fourth quarter, freshmen like midfielder Justin Gibbons and attackman Rocco Sutherland played pivotal minutes in the unsuccessful comeback run.
Down 13-7 in the fourth quarter, Michigan scored five straight goals but fell short against Dartmouth.
Michigan simply could not keep up with the top-ranked offense in the nation.
Michigan failed a second-half comeback in an 11-6 loss at High Point.
USC scored five unanswered goals early on and went on to win, 13-4.
Kyle Jackson scored a hat trick for the fifth consecutive game as Michigan outlasted Vermont at Michigan Stadium.
A dominant defensive performance helped produce the Wolverines’ best start to a season in program history at 4-2.
The Wolverines stormed back in the second half to earn a 10-7 victory over Delaware in front of more than 4,000 fans.
In a gritty battle with Canisius, the Wolverines came out on top, 13-11, giving Michigan its third victory of the season.
The Wolverines recovered Sunday from a Friday loss to Oregon at Oosterbaan Field House.