On to the Big Leagues

Six Harvard Football Players Join NFL Teams

Now that the NFL signing frenzy has abated, the six Harvard players face a gauntlet of tryouts, minicamps, and potentially contract negotiations.

Walter Kirby Leads Men's Lacrosse on Defense and Off the Field

On March 30th, Kirby was announced as one of only ten lacrosse finalists for the 2016 Senior CLASS Award, a distinct honor awarded to NCAA Division I athletes who have displayed notable achievements in the spheres of character, community, classroom and competition. Through his commitment to his team and to service, Kirby serves as an example of these cardinal values.

Athlete of the Week: Hong and Kendrix Carry Offensive Attack

At the recent CWPA Championships held at Blodgett Pool, both a rookie and an outgoing senior led the Harvard women’s water polo team to a sixth-place finish, stepping up for the team in the wake of a rash of injuries that left several other key players out of the pool.

Softball Takes Three of Four from Dartmouth, Clinching Playoff Spot

Down to the final inning of the 2016 regular season, Harvard softball faced elimination from playoff contention on Tuesday.

Baseball Drops Three of Four at Dartmouth to Close Out Season

Forced to watch their opponents celebrate on Senior Day, the Harvard baseball team was left to rue its missed opportunities as its season came to an abrupt end.

Women's Rugby Drops Three of Four at Varsity 7's Championships

Harvard went 1-3 on the day, losing twice in pool play before being edged out by AIC in the semifinal game.

Four Football Players Headed to NFL After Draft

Offensive guard Cole Toner was drafted in the fifth round by the Arizona Cardinals, while three other Crimson players received calls after the draft to join the ranks of the professionals.

Women's Water Polo Closes Record Season at CWPA Championship Tournament

Harvard opened the tournament with a loss to No. 17 Princeton before defeating Connecticut College and George Washington. With a fifth-place finish on the line, however, the injury-plagued Crimson fell in its season-finale to No. 20 Bucknell, by four goals, to settle for a sixth-place finish.

Women´s Lacrosse Dismantles Yale, Qualifies for Ivy Tournament

The Crimson (9-6, 4-3 Ivy) topped perennial rival Yale (5-10, 2-5) with an ease that belied the gravity of the situation, brushing aside the Bulldogs, 13-4, on Saturday in New Haven, Conn. The victory saw Harvard finish fourth in the conference standings to make it to the Ancient Eight tournament for the third season in a row and the fifth time in six years.

BRIEF: Sailing Sees Postseason Opportunity Slip Away

The final regatta of the season was less than the best performance from the tea, finishing twelfth out of the 18 teams competing.

Okwelogu Leads Track and Field at Penn Relays

While most of the squad rested in preparation for the outdoor Ivy League championships next weekend, the Harvard track and field team sent a small delegation of athletes to the Penn Relays and Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational this past weekend. The team came home with a bevy of first-place finishes.

Men's Lacrosse Falls to Fourth With Loss to Yale

The Crimson remains in the fourth spot and faces a daunting challenge against 1-seed Brown, which went undefeated in conference play this season.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Nabs ESPN's 10th Best Recruiting Class

​After a disappointing fourth-place Ivy League finish in 2016, the Harvard men’s basketball team showed why pundits think it is on the fast track back to the top of the league Wednesday, finishing with ESPN’s No. 10 recruiting class of the season. It is the first time an Ivy League team has ever cracked the top 25 of the recruiting rankings.

Men's Crew

She’s the Man: Women Coxswains on Men’s Crew Teams

Outside the world of rowing, the role of the coxswain is often unknown or misunderstood. Who are the people sitting in the boat, but not actually rowing? What even are they doing?

Baseball

Baseball Ends Non-Conference Play with Win over UMass

​As the end of the season looms, the Harvard men’s baseball team (16-21, 8-8 Ivy) is hitting its stride. The Crimson won for the seventh time in nine games Tuesday at LeLacheur Park, defeating UMass Lowell (17-20), 9-4, in its final nonconference game of the season.

Men's Basketball

No. 2 Men's Basketball Prospect Wendell Carter Jr. Plans Official Harvard Visit

Carter Jr., who has been ranked among the top 10 prospects for the Class of 2017 all year, listed Harvard alongside Duke, North Carolina, Kansas, and Kentucky as his choices last weekend at the Nike EYBL.

Men's Tennis

Athlete of the Week: Zhou Has Made a Habit of Winning Big Matches

By beating his Big Green opponent, Andy Zhou capped off an impressive season on a high note, finishing with a team-best 17-11 record.

Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse Falls to Cornell

Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Bounces Back Against Princeton

Men's Golf

Men's Golf Wins Ivy Title

Sailing

Sailing Qualifies to ISCA Women's National Semis, Claims Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup

Women's Golf

Women's Golf Clinches Championship

Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse Snaps Losing Streak with Win over UMass Lowell

Facing off against non-conference rival UMass Lowell, the Crimson rode a 10-goal first half to a 12–5 victory, picking up some much-needed momentum along the way.

Football

Football Spring Game Reveals Key Headlines for Next Season

Last Saturday, football returned to Harvard Stadium when the Crimson convened for the annual spring game. More important than the result were the offseason headlines that the game revealed.

Men's Ice Hockey

Boston College Bounces Harvard Men's Hockey From NCAA Tournament

For the second year in a row, Harvard’s NCAA tournament run came to an abrupt halt by way of a 4-1 defeat in the opening round—this time at the hands of local foe Boston College.

Baseball

Baseball Takes Three of Four From Brown to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

The Harvard baseball team took care of its business over the weekend to stay alive in Red Rolfe play. The Crimson took three of four from Brown to stay two games back of Yale as both teams head into a pair of decisive four-game series next weekend.

Softball

Pitching Staff Carries Crimson Softball Team to Key Victories

Heading into weekend play against Brown, Harvard softball sat just three games behind Dartmouth for the top spot in the Ivy League standings. As a fly ball settled into the glove of freshman left fielder Kaitlyn Schiffhauer for the final out of the home series, the Crimson cut Dartmouth’s lead to a solitary game.

Men's Crew

Men's Heavyweight Crew Takes Home Adams Cup, Others Falls to Ranked Opponents

Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Captures Ivy League Championship

Men's Volleyball

George Mason Cuts Men's Volleyball's Playoff Run Short

Softball

Softball Cruises Past Providence, 8-2, in Final Nonconference Stint

Women's Lacrosse

Ten-Goal First Half Carries BC Past Women's Lacrosse