Magic of Numbers: Unlimited Fun Per Dollar Spent

Published by Martin Kessler on August 06, 2010 at 3:11AM

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

WHY YOU SHOULD WATCH FOOTBALL

43 - Number of days until the 2010 Harvard football season kicks off against Holy Cross under the lights at Harvard Stadium on Sep. 18.

$0 - Cost of a ticket to the Harvard-Holy Cross football game with a student ID.

 

PARTY TIME

$50 - Cost of running a personal message on the video board at Harvard Stadium during a football or lacrosse contest.

$2,000 - Cost of hosting a private, 50-100 person tailigate outside of Harvard Stadium.

 

J.LIN SWAG

7 - The number Jeremy Lin will wear with the Golden State Warriors after wearing No. 4 and No. 11 at Harvard.

$80 - Cost of a Golden State Warriors Jeremy Lin swingman jersey.

 

LAX RECS

84 - Percentage of faceoffs won by incoming lacrosse recruit Gabriel Mendola as a senior at Ithaca High School.  

374 - Points scored by incoming lacrosse recruit Garrett Campbell during his four year career at St. John’s Preparatory School, a school record.