Athletic AF

Football Overcomes Slow Start to Dispatch Brown, 32-22

​This Saturday Harvard football rushed past Brown, 32-22, in the Ivy League opener for both teams.

Men's Tennis Opens Ivy Play with Strong Tournament Showing

This weekend at the Ivy Plus Tournament, the strategy for the Harvard men’s tennis team was to divide and conquer. With players taking on seven matches throughout the three-day event, the team had several standout performances in the first Ivy League play of the season.

Sailing Finishes Third Weekend in Middle of Pack

On the third weekend of competition for the Harvard sailing team, the Crimson continually placed around the middle of the pack in four events.

Women's Soccer Topples Streaking Penn, 1-0

After a hard-fought game in which both sides had their chances, Harvard triumphed over Penn by a narrow final margin of 1-0, handing the Quakers their second Ivy League loss at home since 2010

Women's Volleyball Earns First Ivy League Victory Of Season

In a match between what could pan out to be the top two teams in the Ancient Eight, the Crimson handily beat the Big Green in three straight sets.

Field Hockey Sweeps Opponents During Homestand

​In a pair of matchups that featured the first Ancient Eight game of the year and a clash against a ranked team, the Harvard field hockey team left the Berylson Family Field Hockey Field with a pair of victories under its belt after defeating Yale and #19 Maine.

Rugby Hands Brown Decisive Loss at Home

A much anticipated matchup between two Ivy rugby powerhouses, Harvard took control early and did not give it up throughout.

Men's Soccer Mounts Late Comeback to Defeat Iona

With just three minutes left in the game, senior forward Jake Freeman fed a ball through Iona’s defense to junior midfielder Christian Sady, who slid the ball in near post to put Harvard up 2-1 and clinch the win.

A Stake in History

​As Harvard football looks to claim its fourth consecutive Ancient Eight crown, the team deals with integrating a new quarterback, as well as the loss of 14 All-Ivy selections.​​

His Father's Son

Here in southwest Ohio, football isn’t life-or-death. But it can be your life. Sean Ahern, the 143rd captain of Harvard football, understands this fact. Put more simply: “Football is a big deal where I come from.”

Football Focuses on Fitness

If the inaugural 1873 team managed to transport itself to the 21st century and walked through the Yard, it would be a surprise if anyone managed to identify the members as football players from among the throngs of students and tourists.

Viva Viviano

Harvard will rely heavily this season on the right arm of senior Joe Viviano.


No Contact Zone

This year the Ivy League is instituting new tackling rules to try and combat football's most talked about injury- concussions.


AROUND THE IVIES: A League of its Own

Tell me, what’s better than a little Ivy League action this Saturday? I mean, excluding the big SEC matchup of Ole Miss and Georgia. Or Wisconsin-Michigan State. Or Alabama-Kent State. Or staring at a blank wall.


Women's Volleyball To Begin Quest for Ivy Three-Peat at Dartmouth

When it comes to gaining a bid to the NCAA Tournament, the Harvard women's volleyball team's chances of doing so at-large are slim. So, in the broad scheme of things, the results of its pre-Ivy League games did not matter. That all changes on Friday.


Men's Soccer Travels to Iona to Conclude Pre-Ivy League Play

​The Harvard men’s soccer team looks to rebound from a turbulent California road trip this Saturday as it concludes its away portion of pre-Ivy League play, visiting Iona.


Firkser Continues Harvard’s Tight End Dominance

​If someone were to tell you that three out of the last four starting tight ends for a college went on to play in the NFL, there’d probably be a few schools that pop up in your head such as USC, Alabama, Notre Dame, etc. But what about Harvard?

Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Has Solid Start to Season in Chowder Fest


Sailing Finds Itself in the Middle of the Pack After Weekend Competitions

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Holds Its Own Against Top Competitors in Season Opener

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Splits Weekend Home Series

Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Dominates University of New England


Women’s Soccer To Begin Ivy League Play Against Penn

​The Harvard women’s soccer team (5-3-0, 0-0-0 Ivy) is heading into conference play on a hot streak, having won its last three games by a combined margin of 8-2. Unfortunately for the Crimson, however, lining up on the opposite side of the field this Saturday afternoon will be Penn (4-1-1, 0-0-0), the only team in the Ivy League that can lay claim to having even more momentum.


Viviano, Spread Offense Take Center Stage in Football Rout

Heading into the season opener last Friday, the Harvard football team faced a slew of questions. While some uncertainty still lingers, many doubts were silenced thanks to a 51-21 rout of the Rhode Island.

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Falls Twice on Trip to California

In its first pair of road clashes, the Harvard men’s soccer team traveled to the Bay Area to face off against perennial powerhouses No. 25 Stanford and California, returning home with a pair of defeats at the hands of the Pac-12 schools.

Track and Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Courtney Smith Bests All Competitors in HYP 5K

Competing Saturday in the annual meet, junior Courtney Smith claimed the individual women’s 5K title with a time of 19:07.8. Smith continued her offseason momentum into the collegiate cross country season, edging out two close Yale runners—Frances Schmiede and Emily Waligurski—with times of 19:08.6 and 19:08.9, respectively.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Drops Weekend Slate

​This final weekend of action before the beginning of conference play was an opportunity for Harvard to tune-up one last time as the squad prepares to host Yale next Friday. But both games against Northeastern and UMass ended in disappointment for the Crimson.

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Blanks Villanova in 3-0 Rout

Track and Cross Country

Courtney Smith Takes First Place in Women's HYP 5K


Football's High-Powered Offense Bulldozes Rhode Island, 51-21


Football Set To Kick Off 2016 Campaign Against Rhode Island

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Picks Up Second Consecutive Road Win at UNH