Athlete Of The Week

Cheeky Performance
Men's Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Cheek Nets Nine Goals in Victory Over No. 2/2 Brown

Sophomore attackman Morgan Cheek lit up then-No. 2/2 Brown, which boasted a defense allowing less than nine goals-per-game, for nine scores and 10 points to lead Harvard to victory. It was only the second time that the Crimson defeated a No. 2 ranked team since coach Chris Wojcik ’96 joined the program in 2011.

Women's Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Hong and Kendrix Carry Offensive Attack

At the recent CWPA Championships held at Blodgett Pool, both a rookie and an outgoing senior led the Harvard women’s water polo team to a sixth-place finish, stepping up for the team in the wake of a rash of injuries that left several other key players out of the pool.

Zhou Can Do
Men's Tennis

Athlete of the Week: Zhou Has Made a Habit of Winning Big Matches

By beating his Big Green opponent, Andy Zhou capped off an impressive season on a high note, finishing with a team-best 17-11 record.

Senior Sendoff
Men's Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Clemens' Performance Helps Extend Men's Volleyball's Season

This weekend, in a pair of matches against Princeton and NJIT, Harvard experienced what were likely the biggest stages of the year. In both contests, Clemens—who played every second of every point—led decisive sequences that erased deficits.

Complete Cabe
Softball

Athlete of the Week: Cabe Surrenders One Run Against Two Ivy Foes

​As Harvard softball begins its Ivy League slate, the team finds itself jostling for position within the league, tied with four other teams with a 2-2 record. One factor in the Crimson’s potential rise to the top of the league will be continued dominance on the mound by junior righthander Taylor Cabe.

Track and Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Thomas Qualifies for 2016 Olympic Trials in 200-Meter Dash

This past weekend at the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C., Thomas set three new Ivy records, the most notable being a then-NCAA best time of 23.18 seconds in the 200-meter dash—good enough to automatically qualify for the 2016 Olympic Trials.

Command from the Hill
Baseball

Athlete of the Week: Gruener's Complete Game Propels Baseball to Win Over Army

Despite the team finishing the trip with only three victories out of eight contests, junior pitcher Nick Gruener shone for the Crimson. He recorded 11 total strikeouts over his two outings, with seven against Florida and four against Army.

Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Women's Basketball's Senior Duo Shines in Final Home Weekend

AnnMarie Healy and Shilpa Tummala are among The Crimson's Athlete of the Week runners-up for their performances at home against Yale and Brown this weekend.

College

Rhianna Rich Goes to Work for Softball on the Road

In her collegiate debut, Rhianna Rich led Harvard (3-1) to its first three wins of the 2016 season. Rich was an offensive powerhouse - she tallied nine hits in 16 at bats and scored seven runs.

Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Record Performances and Comebacks Over the Weekend

​This weekend, freshman Meagan Popp helped the women’s swimming and diving team to its 12th Ivy League championship. At the meet, she set three school records in the 200 IM, 100 breast, and 200 breast events, resulting in a first, second, and tied for first placement, respectively. But several other Crimson athletes also had stellar performances this week as well.

Women's Swimming

Athlete of the Week: Popp's Performance Leads Women's Swimming and Diving to Ivy Title

Going into the Ivy League Championship Meet, freshman Meagan Popp had seen her fair amount of high-placing finishes, but she had yet to top the podium as a member of the Harvard women’s swim team. Three days later, Popp’s name has been stamped into the Crimson record books a grand total of three times.

Men's Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Clemens Notches Double-Digit Kills in Two Weekend Contests in Springfield

­This weekend, Harvard captain Branden Clemens may not have won a championship with the Crimson men’s volleyball team, but he did just about everything else.

Healy Hardly Misses
Women's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Healy Drops 27 in Women's Basketball's Win Over Columbia

Co-captain AnnMarie Healy shot 13-of-14 from the field against Columbia on Saturday, finishing with 27 points and six rebounds in what amounted to a 69-66 win over the Lions.

Blackwell's Attack
Men's Ice Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Blackwell Lights Up Against Colgate, Cornell

With a goal and three assists over the weekend, senior forward Colin Blackwell earned his first four-point weekend since 2012, when he logged four assists in the ECAC tournament semifinals against none other than the rival Big Red.

JUST SOME MORE
Football

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.