The Harvard men’s hockey team’s magical 2016-17 run—one that brought a program-record 16-game winning streak to the Frozen Four—came to an end Thursday night at the hands of Minnesota-Duluth.
Among the incoming players is Jack Donato, son of Crimson coach Ted ’91 and brother of rising junior Ryan.
A total of 15 Harvard student-athletes qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Meet for track and field. After three days of competition, four athletes in five events will advance to the National Outdoor Championships.
Seeking a championship four-peat, Harvard football fell short against Yale, ending a nine-game win streak in The Game and an era of Ivy dominance.
Co-captain Siyani Chambers wraps one of the most decorated careers in men's basketball history.
"When I stepped into The Crimson as a freshman, I was set on becoming a men’s basketball writer...Plans, of course, are subject to change."
"When the scouting report by the men’s soccer team came out earlier this year, it was a blow not only to the members of the women’s soccer team; I think all women at Harvard connected to the world of sports were impacted by it."
"Watching his journey back was inspiring to everyone. He was ready to prove he hadn't lost a step."
"On the court, June liked to have fun, but she always knew when it was time to work."
"If there’s one group on campus where I always felt that I belonged, it was Sports. That group represents a space that catalyzed my growth as a person."
Although Harvard men's squash fell just short of a national championship, the team posted its strongest season since an undefeated 2014 campaign.
The Jericho, N.Y., native finished the season atop all defensemen in points and assists, with 40 and 34, respectively. Fox also set the scoring pace with the man-advantage, tallying 22 assists and 24 points overall on the power play.
Led by coach Ted Minnis and fifth-year star Noah Harrison, Harvard men's water polo made its first-ever trip to the Final Four.
"Though I was never cut out to be a Division I athlete, The Crimson sports board gave me access to telling these stories of the game that evolve into the lessons of life."
Highly touted as a prospect, Aiken brought home Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors and shone brightest when the game was on the line.
With a Final Four berth on the line, the Crimson men's water polo pushed heavyweight UC Davis to overtime. Then the incredible happened.
"My first strong sports memory came in the fourth grade when the Red Sox reversed the Curse of the Bambino to win Boston’s first World Series in 86 years."
Competing in the indoor pentathlon and the outdoor heptathlon, Hughes must juggle sprints, hurdles, jumps, and throws. And throughout the season, she has mastered them all quite well.
"I knew this wasn’t a sports school—a wild notion when you consider about 20 percent of the student body competes in intercollegiate athletics. But college is what you make of it. I wanted to be at a sports school, so I made Harvard one."
This blessing of talent allows Coach Mike Way to focus on pragmatic training that will help the team win as a cohesive unit, rather than practicing fundamentals. The team and its coaching staff has pushed aside conventional thinking regarding training, with an emphasis on working smarter, not harder.
Rookie Bente van Vlijmen shifted all over the field this season, but the Zeist, Netherlands, native found success wherever she went.
For the first time since 1993, the Harvard field hockey topped Princeton en route to an Ivy League championship.