Magic of Numbers: Good Luck Chuck

Published by Kate Leist on October 21, 2010 at 3:11AM

Each Thursday, The Crimson will compile a series of unique statistics about Harvard's sports scene. Welcome to the Magic of Numbers—without the problem sets. We'll do the math for you.

1,920: Entries in this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta.

22: Number of those entries that will include Harvard or Radcliffe rowers.

300,000: Number of spectators expected to flock to Cambridge for the 46th annual regatta.

83: Age of the oldest registered competitor in the Head of the Charles.

ICE QUEENS

7: The number of freshmen on the Harvard women’s hockey roster as the team gears up for its first exhibition game.

2: The number of consecutive wins the Crimson’s opponent, McGill, has registered against ECAC teams this season. The Martlets topped Princeton, 4-3, and Yale, 1-0. Both were exhibitions.

3 p.m.: Time when Harvard’s season unofficially kicks off on Saturday.

0: The number of dollars it will cost you to get into Bright Hockey Center to watch the free exhibition match.

THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

2: The number of times the men’s soccer team has scored more than a goal in a game—which took place in the first two contests of the season.

2: Number of wins the team has accumulated since its two-win opening weekend.

23: The national ranking of the Crimson’s weekend opponent, league rival Princeton.

3: Harvard’s standing in the Ivy League heading into weekend play. The Tigers are tied with Penn for the top spot.