Athlete Of The Week

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Athlete of the Week: Shelton-Mosley Impresses On Big Stage

It’s safe to say receiver Justice Shelton-Mosley had a decent season for a freshman.

Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week Runner-Up: Week of November 16th

Aside from the North Andover, Mass. native, four other Crimson athletes put in impressive performances this week to earn spots on the runners up list.

Men's Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Sady Stars in Season Finale

The Harvard men’s soccer team’s season came to an end on Saturday, but not before the senior class left one last mark on the program. But on a night devoted to the seniors, it was Harvard’s star underclassman who initiated the rout.

Run for Justice

Athlete of the Week: Shelton-Mosley Jukes, Powers His Way to Two Touchdowns against Columbia

With the team comprised of mainly veteran players, it would seem that upperclassmen would be the likely candidates to lead the charge. But freshman wide receiver Justice Shelton-Mosley—the only rookie starter for the Crimson on either side of the ball—was the outlet that provided that much-needed cushion.

Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 11/2

Junior goalie Molly Tissenbaum’s first career shutout for Harvard Women’s ice hockey on Friday earned her The Crimson’s Athlete of the Week title. But in a big week for Crimson athletics, quite a few Harvard athletes showed impressive performances deserving acknowledgement on the runners-up list.

Women's Ice Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Tissenbaum Records First Career Shutout

​When junior goalie Molly Tissenbaum skated out onto the ice on Friday night, she was making just her second career start for the No. 8/7 Harvard women’s ice hockey team against the 2014 national champions Clarkson. Cue the nerves? Tissenbaum was already in the zone.


Athlete of the Week: Fischer's Big Day Helps Football Take Down Princeton

Being sidelined for two games with an upper-body injury is certainly a way to upset a player’s rhythm. Despite his two-week absence, senior wide receiver Andrew Fischer displayed no signs of rust in Harvard’s 42-7 victory over Princeton on Saturday.

Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 10/26

After spending two weeks on the sideline nursing an upper-body injury, senior wide receiver Andrew Fischer returned to action this past weekend with 10 receptions for 190 yards and a touchdown as the football team routed Princeton, 42-7, to stay undefeated.

Double Wallace
Women's Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Wallace Records Double Doubles

Wallace recorded two consecutive double-doubles this weekend, leading her team to an important victory against Cornell on Saturday after coming off of a loss to Columbia.

Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Jacobson's Timely Goals Lead Field Hockey Past Brown

At a critical stage in the game, co-captain Emily Jacobson took fate into her own hands. After drawing a penalty corner, junior forward Sarah Finnemore fed the ball into the attacking circle and Jacobson wasted no time in faking a pass to shake off the defense, firing a backhanded shot which found the back of the net to tie the game.

Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week Runners Up: Week of 9/28

While women's soccer junior Midge Purce took home the Athlete of the Week honors, three Harvard athletes finished still managed to stand out as runners-up for Athlete of the Week. The trio each contributed significantly over the weekend, helping their teams emerge victorious.

Purce Cashing In
Women's Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Purce Leads Women's Soccer Past Yale

Junior forward Midge Purce, the team’s leading scorer a year ago and the focal point of the Crimson’s offensive attack, took a total of five shots in Saturday’s 4-0 win over Yale, sinking three of them in the back of the net, the last of which completed her first career collegiate hat trick.


Lindsey Racks Up 10 Tackles, Return TD in Rout of Brown

It’s hard to stand out on a team with a 16-game winning streak. It’s hard to stand out on a defense that ranked first in the FCS in points allowed last year. And it’s certainly hard to stand out on a night when six different teammates scored as part of a 53-27 rout against a conference foe. But last Saturday, senior linebacker Jacob Lindsey did all three.

Athlete Of The Week

Freshmen Star in Women's Rugby's 111-5 Win Over Yale

Breaking a record is no easy feat. Playing a pivotal role in setting a single-game team point record at your first home game, in your first season, against your archrivals, is monumental.

Track Star Tom
Track and Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Purnell Takes First Place at HYP Meet

Tom Purnell, a co-captain of the Harvard men’s cross country team, opened up his last season as a member of the Crimson by pulling out a first-place finish in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet on home turf at Franklin Park in Boston this past Friday.

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