Down 7-3 to a Yale team that hadn't lost in conference play, men's lacrosse ripped off a second-half run to tie. The game-winner came with just under three minutes left.
Purce leads women's soccer to its third Ivy title in four years.
Returning for his fifth year, Noah Harrison led the men's water polo team in scoring as Harvard made a trip to the Final Four.
Freshman Gina Kennedy didn't expect to play on the biggest stage for college women's squash. But she rose to the occasion.
In his first year with the men's swimming and diving team, Dean Farris shattered numerous records and led the Crimson to an Ivy League championship.
With the 16-11 loss to Cornell in the semifinals of the Ivy League Tournament, the women's lacrosse team's season has drawn to a close.
Gabby Thomas' stellar performance helped to push the women's track and field to reclaim its fourth consecutive Outdoor Ivy League Title, while the men's track and field team took fourth place.
The softball team was unable to dethrone Princeton in the Ivy League Championship Series, ultimately falling in two games, 1-0 and 13-4.
Ellis’ contributions to Harvard baseball and the community at-large have earned him the distinction as one of thirty candidates for the 2017 NCAA Senior CLASS Award in college baseball.
“Her grit and work ethic is terrific," head coach Jenny Allard said. "She just goes out there and she does everything she can do."
In two contests against Dartmouth, junior Austin Black racked up late-inning RBIs. Still, the Crimson went 2-2 over the weekend.
The one loss came against a physically dominant Army squad.
Harvard will face Princeton next weekend with the title on the line.
The Crimson advanced to the semifinals after a come-from-behind win over No. 16 Indiana, but losses against No. 7 Michigan and No. 15 Hartwick followed.
Next weekend marks the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, arguably the most important meet of the year.
Although the Crimson lost 13-6, the team will have a shot at redemption on Friday when it faces Cornell again in the Ivy Tournament semifinal.
On Thursday evening against UMass-Lowell, the Crimson offense came through when its back was against the wall, scoring four runs in the top of the ninth to down the River Hawks, 4-3.
A six-hour trip to the City of Brotherly Love seems like a small drop in a big bucket. But make no mistake about it—the Penn Relays is not just another track meet. For the Crimson, nine athletes will be taking to 122-year-old, 52,958-seat Franklin Field for this historic event.
Four days removed from the dominance it displayed last weekend, Harvard struggled to carry its momentum into this midweek matchup. The Bears used two strong offensive innings and a solid outing on the mound to defeat the Crimson, 4-0.
The Harvard softball team stayed in contention for an Ivy League Championship Series bid as it tripped up to Providence, R.I., and swept Brown in a three-game weekend series, putting the Crimson second in the Ivy North Division behind only Dartmouth. The three victories extended Harvard’s Ivy win streak to five consecutive games. The Crimson’s away record improved to 7-5 as well.
Last July, only one Harvard athlete qualified for multiple events at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Her name was Gabby Thomas. At the time, she was barely finished her freshman year in Cambridge. “It’s something that’s hard to do when you’re at her level," said freshman and fellow sprinter Karina Joiner. "Being able to come back to college, after national meets and all the events, and still being so chill.”
“The big thing is that we have experience this year,” captain Luke Hutton said. “When you have guys that have played 10 games that are coming back, it’s huge for how well you’re going to play.”