“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.”
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.”
In Providence, R.I., Harvard softball stayed in contention for an Ivy League Championship Series bid as it 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 League winning streak to five consecutive games.
Coming off a pool play loss against the Big Green in Hanover, N.H., the Crimson executed a second half comeback in a low-scoring affair to claim its second consecutive 7s rugby Ivy League championship.
The men's golf team defended its title as Ivy League champions by topping the seven other Ancient Eight squads over the three-day tournament in Greenwich, Conn.
The Crimson split Saturday’s doubleheader with Brown before sweeping Sunday’s two games to improve to 16-20 on the season and 5-11 in conference play. The Bears (12-21, 5-11 Ivy League) have now lost 10 of their last 13 games and are tied with Harvard and Princeton for the worst conference record in the conference.
Harvard competed in its final Ancient Eight home matchup of the season. The Crimson was unable to mount a comeback against Penn despite late-game heroics on Senior Night.
After rattling off four-consecutive victories to start the season, Harvard’s second-straight postseason bid was firmly in the cards. On Saturday afternoon, No. 17 Princeton (9-4, 4-1 Ivy) officially dashed Harvard’s chances of securing an Ivy League Tournament berth. The Crimson (5-7, 1-4 Ivy) now sits in sixth place in the Ivy League, ahead of only Dartmouth.
The women's golf team took second at the Ivy League Tournament in Orlando. The finish broke up a string of five straight Ivy championships for the squad.
Doing just as well on the West Coast as they tend to do on the east, Harvard's sprinters had a standout weekend. The women's 4x100 team finished in 44.87 seconds, the second-fastest time in conference history.
With a chance to win the title outright, Harvard fell to Penn, 4-3, on Sunday. The Crimson will share the championship with Cornell and Dartmouth, with the Big Green receiving the conference’s automatic NCAA Tournament bid by virtue of its victory over the Quakers (11-9, 4-3) on Saturday.
Battling complacency is also a focus of the women’s team, which has won five consecutive Ivy League titles. The team has also racked up three tournament wins this season, at the Navy Fall Invitational in September, the Delaware Invitational in October, and more recently, the Navy Spring Invitational two weekends ago.
Harvard’s 2017-2018 leadership group marks the 128th, 129th, and 130th captaincies since varsity hockey’s inception at the school. Madsen, set to don the crimson “C” from the crease, is the first Crimson goaltender to captain a team since the 1979-80 season saw John Hynes ’80 do so.
Following four scoreless innings, Providence scored eight runs on Tuesday afternoon to doom the Crimson, 8-3.
Rain suspended the Harvard baseball team's Beanpot championship matchup with Boston College. When play is resumed, the Crimson will be trailing the Eagles 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning.
With Boston snows hindering the outdoor practices of the golf teams, the group makes use of the school’s indoor facilities to prepare for the upcoming Ivy League Championships.
Less than 48 hours after Harvard bowed out of the Frozen Four, Malone received the opportunity of a lifetime—a chance to suit up for his hometown team, the Buffalo Sabres.
Returning to Cambridge after an away win at Bryant, Harvard (15-15, 6-6 Ivy) looked to reverse its fortunes as it kicked off its divisional slate with two doubleheaders against Yale (11-24, 5-7). The Crimson managed to do just that, taking three of four from its rival from New Haven.
Harvard split its weekend road contests with its Ivy League foes from the Empire State. The Crimson has a chance to win the Ivy League with two wins against Penn and Princeton next weekend.
Harvard's Ivy League playoff hopes took a hit with a 14-10 home loss to Penn on Saturday.
Competing at Brown, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team found mixed success in a trio of conference games. The Crimson (14-12, 4-4 CWPA) concluded its regular season with a one-point loss against No. 18 Hartwick (22-9, 6-2) on Friday, and a 7-3 loss against No. 14 Indiana (18-9, 5-3) and 14-3 win against St. Francis (PA) (10-19, 0-8) on Saturday.