Athlete Of The Week

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Men's Basketball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Saunders Shoulders Crimson's Success

In games against Houston and Massachusetts last week, Saunders continued separating himself from hundreds of Harvard players that have come before him, scoring a combined 51 points in two wins to claim this week’s Athlete of the Week honor.


Stanton Propels Football to Ninth Straight Win

On Saturday at Franklin Field, the Crimson found its own diamond in junior running back Paul Stanton, who rushed for a career-high 235 yards and three touchdowns in a victory against Penn.

Athlete of the Week - 34 Steve Michalek
Men's Ice Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Goalie Steps Up Early for Crimson

In last season’s game against Union, goalkeeper Steve Michalek learned why a two-goal lead is never safe in hockey.

Athlete of the Week - 16 - Margaret Purce
Women's Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Purce Leads Offensive Attack In Second Campaign

In her two seasons with Harvard women’s soccer, Midge Purce has already accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments. Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Ivy League Player of the Year. Member of the U.S. U-20 national team.

Bain Capitalizes
Women's Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Sophomore Setter Leads Volleyball Into First Place

With the Harvard women’s volleyball team (15-4, 8-2 Ivy) playing its games on Halloween last weekend, sophomore setter Corinne Bain didn’t need to dress up for the matchups— she is already a monster on the court.

Conner Hempel
Athlete Of The Week

Behind Hempel, Harvard Dominates Princeton, 49-7

After missing a month with an injured back, senior quarterback Conner Hempel returned to put together a career performance while guiding the Harvard football team to a 49-7 thumping of Princeton.

Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week: Schwartz Leads Winning Drive Over Dartmouth

Harvard women's rugby co-captain Hope Schwartz broke a late stalemate with Dartmouth last weekend.

Men's Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Chang Sparks Crimson Comebacks

Freshman Andrew Chang provided key offensive contributions in two comeback wins for the Harvard men's soccer team.

Cast Party

Athlete of the Week: Casten Propels Football Past Holy Cross

Senior running back Andrew Casten knew he was going to have a big workload on Friday night when the Harvard football team took on Holy Cross. But he definitely didn't foresee his immediate success.

Women's Volleyball

Bain Takes Leading Role in Sophomore Campaign

As the Crimson is quickly learning, trusting sophomore setter Corrine Bain pays off.

Field Hockey

Rookie Notches Two Goals to Lead Field Hockey

Freshman Hannah Wellington burst onto the scene in her first weekend of collegiate play to score two goals in the team’s decisive 4-0 win over Holy Cross.

Athlete of the Week
Men's Golf

Athlete of the Week

Captain Theo Lederhausen and freshman Anne Cheng both took home the individual titles at the 2014 Ivy League Championships.

Athlete of the Week
Men's Golf

Athlete of the Week: Lederhausen, Cheng Take Home Ivy Titles

Playing on the Upper and Lower Courses of the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., this weekend, Cheng, a freshman on the Harvard women’s golf team, and Lederhausen, a senior on the men’s team, did what no pair of Crimson golfers has done before—win both the men’s and women’s individual titles at the Ivy League Championship.

Track and Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Hansen Sets Heptathlon Mark

Sophomore Madison Hansen took the the heptathlon title at the LSU Alumni Gold meet this weekend, setting not only a personal best, but also posting the second-best mark in Harvard history.


Athlete of the Week: Ricciardone Key to Crimson's Success

Named to the second team All-Ivy in her sophomore campaign, Ricciardone has pitched at an even higher level in 2014. The Slidel, La., native is 11-5 in the circle this year and has posted a team best 1.90 ERA.

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