Athlete Of The Week

Olympic Performance
Men's Swimming

Olympic Performance

Freshman Dean Farris put on quite the show at the NCAA Championship meet, breaking two school records and finishing just behind three former Olympians in the 200 freestyle finals.

Olympic Performance
Athlete Of The Week

Athlete of the Week: Madsen, Farris Headline Strong Harvard Sports Weekend

In the 200 freestyle finals on Friday, Farris finished fourth with a time of 1:32.25. This may not immediately jump out as noteworthy until recognizing that the top-three finishers were all former Olympic swimmers.

Track and Cross Country

Gabby Thomas Makes History in Finals Debut

Finishing with the seventh-fastest overall time in the semifinals, Thomas became the first woman from the Ivy League to ever advance to the 200-meter dash final at indoor NCAAs.

Farris Isn't Fair
Men's Swimming

Athlete of the Week: Farris High-Point Swimmer at Ivy Championships

Freshman Dean Farris claimed the Phil Moriarty high-point swimmer of the meet award at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships. The first-year contributed 96 points to the 370 point margin that separated Crimson from its closest competitor, Penn.

Wang Returns to Glory
Women's Swimming

Athlete of the Week: Wang Back in Action with Record-Setting Performance

​It is not particularly unusual for sophomore Sonia Wang to put a team on her back. At last weekend’s Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Wang brought unusual meaning to that common phrase.

Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Aiken Makes His Case for Ivy League Rookie of the Year

Against Yale this weekend, rookie Bryce Aiken put up 27 points on 7-of-17 shooting.

All-Star Aiken
Athlete Of The Week

All-Star Aiken

Although he is only a freshman, Bryce Aiken is making big shots for the Harvard men's basketball team this season.

Hometown Heros
Women's Tennis

Hometown Heros

Captain June Lee leads the tennis team to an undefeated weekend against Rhode Island, Georgetown, and Boston College in the team’s first home match up of the season.

Hometown Heros
Women's Tennis

Athlete of the Week: June Lee Leads Tennis to 3-0 Weekend

Playing its first matches of 2017 at the Murr Center, the women's tennis team picked up its first three victories of the season, stymieing Boston College, Georgetown, and Rhode Island over the weekend. Captain June Lee, junior Annika Ringblom, and freshman Irene Lu all won three singles matches over the two days. For her performance, Lee is The Crimson’s Athlete of the Week.

Men's Ice Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Kerfoot Is Making More Plays Than Ever

Remember that hypothesis predicting Harvard’s co-captain might see his production drop without the heroics of Jimmy Vesey and Kyle Criscuolo? That’s now obsolete. Because Kerfoot looks to be on his way to the best season he’s ever had.

Defense First
Women's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Junior Taylor Rooks Comes Up Big in Win Over Fairfield

On the night where the usually prolific shooting of the Crimson was absent, Coach Kathy Delaney-Smith needed a spark from the bench, and that spark came in the form of Rooks.

Bain Train
Women's Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Senior Corie Bain Shines in Final Weekend with Women's Volleyball

Corie Bain is one of the best—if not the singular best—player in the history of Harvard women’s volleyball.

Garcia Golazo
Women's Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Garcia's OT Winner Returns Ivy Crown to Cambridge

With a golden goal in the second overtime period, senior forward Rachel Garcia helped the Crimson secure its third Ivy League title in the past four years.

Young the Giant Slayer
Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Kathleen Young's Two Goals Leads Field Hockey to First Win Over Princeton in 22 Years

The Crimson knew that someone needed to step up in a big way for the team to overcome such a challenge and stay atop the Ancient Eight table. It turns out that sophomore forward Kathleen Young was that someone.

Two Records Is Better Than One
Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Balleza Breaks School Record for Career Goals, Points

In field hockey’s 5-0 win against Cornell on Saturday, Balleza accumulated five points, scoring two goals and providing one assist. Those marks helped Balleza become Harvard field hockey’s all-time career leader in points and goals with 103 points and 44 goals.