On Wednesday night at Conte Forum, Amaker added another notch on his belt as a 74-66 win over the Eagles gave the 10th-year head coach the most victories in program history with 179. Amaker passed his predecessor, Frank Sullivan, who led Harvard to 178 victories over 16 seasons in Cambridge.
The 69-59 victory at Allen Fieldhouse was the team’s eighth consecutive win. Wednesday’s victory was the team’s first victory over a power five conference opponent this season.
In the inaugural game of its campaign towards a third-straight national championship, the No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team not only earned the victory against No. 9 Dartmouth, but the squad posted a perfect score.
Fresh off a win at home against Northeastern, the Harvard men’s basketball team traveled to take on local rival Boston College on Wednesday. In a matchup that saw head coach Tommy Amaker become the winningest coach in Harvard men’s basketball history, the Crimson would carry a 16-point first half advantage to down the Eagles, 74-66.
Midge Purce is the first Harvard selection to the First Team since Emily Stauffer ’98-’99 and Naomi Miller ’99. She has also been named a semifinalist for the 2016 Mac Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious individual honor in collegiate soccer.
Remember that hypothesis predicting Harvard’s co-captain might see his production drop without the heroics of Jimmy Vesey and Kyle Criscuolo? That’s now obsolete. Because Kerfoot looks to be on his way to the best season he’s ever had.
Freshman forward Seth Towns’s name may be splashed across the box score from Tuesday night’s 86-80 victory over Northeastern for the Harvard men’s basketball team, but the win actually showed how dangerous Harvard’s depth can be.
The Harvard women’s swimming and diving team traveled to Invitationals in Texas and Georgia to take on a slew of new opponents, crushing multiple school records in the process.
Dropping Friday night contest and tying Saturday afternoon dropped the Crimson even farther down the ECAC ladder.
The Crimson faced a challenge holding their own against some of the nation’s top ranked competitors.
Competing in two meets, the Crimson faced some of the nation’s top programs and took a step towards its perpetual goal of establishing itself as a powerhouse team.
The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the notion of a ‘trap game’ on Sunday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion with a 59-38 win over visiting NJIT.
In upstate New York, the eighth-ranked Crimson delivered two powerful punches this weekend, snapping nine- and eight-game unbeaten streaks belonging to No. 19 St. Lawrence and Clarkson, respectively.
With seconds left on the clock in the first half, co-captain Siyani Chambers drove inside and kicked the ball out to sophomore guard Corey Johnson. Johnson stepped back and nailed the three as time expired to give the Crimson a 29-25 lead. Despite an early Fordham (5-4) comeback in the second period, the Harvard men’s basketball team would hold on in the second half to secure the 64-52 win.
The Crimson (6-2-1, 2-1-1 ECAC) has averaged 4.22 goals per game so far this season, but the Saints (8-4-4, 5-0-2) have surrendered just a goal a game in conference play.
Harvard enjoyed its first-ever triumph over the Owls, 73-62, thanks in part to the solid execution of a clever match-up zone defense.
After two-straight years of all-California men’s water polo NCAA semifinals, the Northeast is crashing the party. And it’s doing so in style.
The Crimson still has a lot to improve on, and those areas of needed improvement were illuminated against a veteran Colonials team composed of multiple graduate students and redshirt players.
The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the challenge of a midweek road trip to extend its season winning streak to five games on Tuesday night.
One of Harvard coach Tommy Amaker’s mantras is to focus on the first and last four minutes of each half. By winning those four four-minute segments of the game, the team can gain and carry momentum. On Tuesday night against George Washington, however, one particular four-minute segment put the Crimson in a hole it could not climb out of.
Harvard's win completes an undefeated run through the conference slate for the team, the third time it has done so since 2011.
Tomorrow night Patrick Steeves ’16 will be lacing them up under the lights of Lavietes Pavilion once again—this time, however, he won’t be donning the familiar Harvard uniform he wore as an undergraduate.