Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Photos and Video from the 132nd playing of The Game in New Haven, Connecticut.

Women's Rugby Remembers Radcliffe Roots

The Harvard women’s rugby team shines on as a permanent reminder of how it began: the culture, the mindset, and the family that epitomized the women of Radcliffe athletics.

Seniors Propel Women's Basketball to Victory Over Boston University

The Crimson’s three seniors—Kit Metoyer, Healy, and Tummala—combined to go 18-for-35 (51.5%) from the field in a game in which Harvard prevailed, 73-55.

Women's Ice Hockey Blanks Northeastern, 3-0

The Crimson managed to shut out the visiting Huskies, who averaged five goals a game entering the matchup.

By the Numbers: Harvard-Yale 2015

With Thanksgiving on Thursday and the despair of finals week around the corner, here are some #HY2015 stats so Crimson fans can continue to revel in their victory a little bit longer.

Ahern Named Harvard Football's 143rd Captain

Senior defensive back Sean Ahern was named Harvard football’s 143rd captain at the team’s banquet Monday night. He succeeds linebacker Matt Koran to become the 12th consecutive defensive player to take on the role of Crimson captain.

High School Rivals Team Up for Women's Golf

Freshmen Michelle Xie and Anna Zhou competed against each other quite often in high school at local and regional golf tournaments. Their paths this year have converged once more. This time, though, they are not rivals but teammates instead.

Men's Water Polo Takes Third at CWPA Championships

The No. 12 Harvard men’s water polo team took down Navy and No. 10 Brown in its final weekend of the season en route to third place in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championships at MIT.

Smith Represents Cross Country in NCAA Championships

When sophomore Courtney Smith ran at Tom Sawyer Park at the University of Louisville at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships this Saturday, she carried the weight of the entire Harvard cross country program on her shoulders.

The New Murphy's Law

Murphy’s Law is a commonly known adage that posits that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. But just because your last name is Murphy does not mean that this law applies, especially if your first name is Tim and you coach the Harvard football team. In fact, there seems to be a very different Murphy’s Law in place in Cambridge, and the result is a system that not only doesn’t fail most of the time, but also refuses to fail.

Women's Basketball Splits Games at University of Rhode Island Tip-Off Classic

​Playing at the University of Rhode Island Tip-Off Classic tournament this weekend, the Harvard women’s basketball team split its matchups in two games that would both be decided by single digits.

Women's Hockey Prepares for Top-Five Northeastern

Harvard and Northeastern have faced off each of the last three seasons, with the Crimson emerging victorious all three times. The Crimson’s season so far has included five of eight games being decided by one goal or less. On the other hand, the Huskies have won by two or more goals in nine of their 11 wins.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes


Women's Basketball Looks to Avenge Last Year's Loss to BU

On Tuesday the Harvard women’s basketball team welcomes cross town rivals Boston University to Lavietes Pavilion in what has become quite a rivalry the contest over the past few seasons. Over the last five years, the Crimson and the Terriers have been in close contention, with Harvard winning three of those games compared to BU’s two. In each of these five games, no team has won by more than 11 points.


Harvard Alumni Update: Dominic Moore Ends Goal Drought

​While most Harvard student-athletes do not pursue careers in professional sports, a select few are able to make the leap. Not only do some of them make the pros, but some of them also shine.

Women's Swimming

Women's Swimming and Diving Trounces Columbia to Stay Undefeated

The Harvard women’s swim team travelled to the Big Apple over the weekend and beat the Columbia, 201.5-98.5. The Crimson also went on to break two pool records in the process in the rout of the Lions​.


NOTEBOOK: Football's Win Streak Against Yale Reaches Nine

This Saturday in New Haven, Harvard football clinched its first ever Ivy League three-peat by trouncing Yale, 38-19, in the 132nd playing of The Game. The result marked a program-record ninth straight victory over the Bulldogs and sent off the class of 2016 with a career record of 36-4, tied for the highest winning percentage in school history.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Fades Down the Stretch Against Providence

In its first road contest of the year, the Harvard men’s basketball team succumbed to the relentless pressure of the Providence Friars, committing 22 turnovers in a 76-64 loss.

Women's Squash

Women's Squash Downs Stanford, 8-1

Men's Basketball

Point Guard Fraschilla Ruled Out For Season With Torn ACL

Men's Basketball

Boston College Scores 53 Second-Half Points To Down Men's Hoops


Football Clinches Third Straight Ivy Title With 38-19 Win Over Yale

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Offense Comes Alive in Two Weekend Victories

Sports Briefs

BRIEF: Sailing Takes Seventh at the ICSA Match Race Championship

​This weekend, four Harvard sailors traveled to College of Charleston for the ICSA Match Race Championship, where they took home seventh of 10 teams. This regatta closed off the Crimson’s fall season.

Women's Volleyball

With Four-Set Win Over Princeton, Women's Volleyball Claims Ivy League NCAA Tournament Bid

While Harvard students filed down to New Haven for the 132th rendition of The Game, the women’s volleyball team stayed behind Friday night at the Malkin Athletic Center to take down Princeton, 3-1, to end the Tigers’ season and send the Crimson to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming and Diving Remains Unbeaten with Dominant Win Over Columbia

Harvard swimmers broke two records at Columbia’s Uris Pool on Friday, and the Crimson went on to record a convincing 220-79 win over the Lions.


Preston, Johnson, Gajdzik Finish Among Top Three at Keystone Classic

Harvard wrestling returned to action for its second tournament of the season on Sunday at the Keystone Classic, where Todd Preston, Josef Johnson, and Nick Gajdsik all earned top-three individual finishes.


NOTEBOOK: Men's Basketball Falters in Second Half Against Boston College

After a loss to in-state opponent Boston College, the Harvard men’s basketball team dropped its third consecutive game on Sunday afternoon, 69-56. The loss comes just days after falling to UMass on Tuesday.

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Earns Share of Ivy Title; One Game Playoff to Decide NCAA Bid


The Game Preview: Football Seeks Third Straight Ivy Title As Yale Looks To Play Spoiler


Harvard Linebackers Step Up to Carry Crimson Defense


A Half Decade of Dominance: Football Aims For 45th Win in Five Years


Tight Ends Emerge from Murphy's Gauntlet as Offensive Weapons