Latest Marquee Matchup Arrives

Published by Madeleine Smith on April 02, 2010 at 2:35AM

Sophomore Jeff Cohen, shown here in earlier action, will lead the Harvard men's lacrosse team as it takes on Duke this Friday.

You can basically count the number of big Harvard sporting events on one hand, so when a highly anticipated game comes around, Harvard students jump on the opportunity to celebrate.

Tonight's men’s lacrosse game against Duke is one such event. As the No. 14 Crimson is getting ready to take on the No. 7 Blue Devils at 7 p.m., plenty of supporters will be getting ready to celebrate in the area surrounding Harvard Stadium.

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LIVE BLOG: Harvard vs. Duke Lacrosse

Published by Crimson Sports Staff on April 02, 2010 at 3:10AM

No. 14 Harvard vs. No. 7 Duke, 7 p.m. tonight at Harvard Stadium.

We hope that all you students are wearing your free T-shirts and are headed across the river for Harvard lacrosse's first-ever night game, pitting the No. 14 Crimson against No. 7 Duke. But if you can't be there, The Back Page has you covered. Click here at 7 p.m. to get all the live blog action you could want, courtesy of our men's lacrosse beat writers!

Rivalry Between the Ivy League...and the ACC?

Published by Colin Whelehan on April 01, 2010 at 3:10AM

Sophomore Jeff Cohen, shown here in earlier action, will lead the Harvard men's lacrosse team as it takes on Duke this Friday.

The Harvard-Duke lacrosse game this Friday not only represents the meeting of two lacrosse and academic powerhouses, but it also marks the latest installment in the budding Ivy League-ACC rivalry.

Yes, the Ivy League-ACC rivalry.

While the competition between the two conferences may be largely limited to lacrosse—though don’t forget the Crimson’s recent success against Boston College in men’s basketball and men's soccer, it’s nothing short of the SEC-Big 12 college football rivalry in intrigue and intensity.

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Showdown Between Award Finalists

Published by Christina C. Mcclintock on March 31, 2010 at 3:10AM

Senior midfielder Jason Duboe was named a finalist for the Lowe's Senior Class Award.

At stake this Friday night in the Harvard-Duke lacrosse game will bragging rights, national standings and...the Lowe’s Senior Class Award?

About a month ago, I wrote that senior midfielder Jason Duboe had been nominated for the award. Duboe just got one step closer to winning it yesterday when he was named one of ten finalists. The senior was a preseason All-American honorable mention and has also been named to two Tewaaraton Watch lists and the preseason All-Ivy team. Duboe was also a first team All-New England selection the past two seasons.

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Harvard Falls But Cohen Keeps Streaking

Published by Colin Whelehan on March 24, 2010 at 3:10AM

Over the weekend, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team lost to Brown, 13-11, marking the Crimson’s eighth straight defeat to Ivy rivals Brown, Cornell, and Princeton.

But an even more improbable streak was extended during the loss to the Bears. Sophomore attack Jeff Cohen scored four goals to lead Harvard and had two goals and an assist earlier in the week in a win against Colgate. This performance earned Cohen New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Player of the Week honors, his second such award of his career.

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