Photos and Video from the 132nd playing of The Game in New Haven, Connecticut.
The Harvard women’s rugby team shines on as a permanent reminder of how it began: the culture, the mindset, and the family that epitomized the women of Radcliffe athletics.
The Crimson’s three seniors—Kit Metoyer, Healy, and Tummala—combined to go 18-for-35 (51.5%) from the field in a game in which Harvard prevailed, 73-55.
The Crimson managed to shut out the visiting Huskies, who averaged five goals a game entering the matchup.
With Thanksgiving on Thursday and the despair of finals week around the corner, here are some #HY2015 stats so Crimson fans can continue to revel in their victory a little bit longer.
Senior defensive back Sean Ahern was named Harvard football’s 143rd captain at the team’s banquet Monday night. He succeeds linebacker Matt Koran to become the 12th consecutive defensive player to take on the role of Crimson captain.
Freshmen Michelle Xie and Anna Zhou competed against each other quite often in high school at local and regional golf tournaments. Their paths this year have converged once more. This time, though, they are not rivals but teammates instead.
The No. 12 Harvard men’s water polo team took down Navy and No. 10 Brown in its final weekend of the season en route to third place in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championships at MIT.
When sophomore Courtney Smith ran at Tom Sawyer Park at the University of Louisville at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships this Saturday, she carried the weight of the entire Harvard cross country program on her shoulders.
Murphy’s Law is a commonly known adage that posits that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. But just because your last name is Murphy does not mean that this law applies, especially if your first name is Tim and you coach the Harvard football team. In fact, there seems to be a very different Murphy’s Law in place in Cambridge, and the result is a system that not only doesn’t fail most of the time, but also refuses to fail.
Playing at the University of Rhode Island Tip-Off Classic tournament this weekend, the Harvard women’s basketball team split its matchups in two games that would both be decided by single digits.
Harvard and Northeastern have faced off each of the last three seasons, with the Crimson emerging victorious all three times. The Crimson’s season so far has included five of eight games being decided by one goal or less. On the other hand, the Huskies have won by two or more goals in nine of their 11 wins.
On Tuesday the Harvard women’s basketball team welcomes cross town rivals Boston University to Lavietes Pavilion in what has become quite a rivalry the contest over the past few seasons. Over the last five years, the Crimson and the Terriers have been in close contention, with Harvard winning three of those games compared to BU’s two. In each of these five games, no team has won by more than 11 points.
While most Harvard student-athletes do not pursue careers in professional sports, a select few are able to make the leap. Not only do some of them make the pros, but some of them also shine.
The Harvard women’s swim team travelled to the Big Apple over the weekend and beat the Columbia, 201.5-98.5. The Crimson also went on to break two pool records in the process in the rout of the Lions.
This Saturday in New Haven, Harvard football clinched its first ever Ivy League three-peat by trouncing Yale, 38-19, in the 132nd playing of The Game. The result marked a program-record ninth straight victory over the Bulldogs and sent off the class of 2016 with a career record of 36-4, tied for the highest winning percentage in school history.
In its first road contest of the year, the Harvard men’s basketball team succumbed to the relentless pressure of the Providence Friars, committing 22 turnovers in a 76-64 loss.
This weekend, four Harvard sailors traveled to College of Charleston for the ICSA Match Race Championship, where they took home seventh of 10 teams. This regatta closed off the Crimson’s fall season.
While Harvard students filed down to New Haven for the 132th rendition of The Game, the women’s volleyball team stayed behind Friday night at the Malkin Athletic Center to take down Princeton, 3-1, to end the Tigers’ season and send the Crimson to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
Harvard swimmers broke two records at Columbia’s Uris Pool on Friday, and the Crimson went on to record a convincing 220-79 win over the Lions.
Harvard wrestling returned to action for its second tournament of the season on Sunday at the Keystone Classic, where Todd Preston, Josef Johnson, and Nick Gajdsik all earned top-three individual finishes.
After a loss to in-state opponent Boston College, the Harvard men’s basketball team dropped its third consecutive game on Sunday afternoon, 69-56. The loss comes just days after falling to UMass on Tuesday.