- Subscribe via RSS
Three errors and five walks plagued the Harvard baseball team Wednesday afternoon in a loss to Boston College, 13-10.
Senior catcher Ethan Ferreira, pictured in action against Holy Cross on April 1, contributed one hit in the Crimson's 6-5 loss to UMass on Monday.
A four-run fourth inning propelled the Minutemen to a 6-5 win and a spot in the Beanpot Championship. The Crimson (16-16, 5-7 Ivy) had handily beaten UMass (9-11, 7-5 Atlantic) in two prior meetings over spring break in Florida.
Harvard took the middle two games of its series against the Bears behind a 21-run outburst one day and strong pitching the next. But the Crimson dropped the other two contests to fall three games behind the Big Green in its division.
Off to its best start through 27 games since 2006, the Harvard baseball team begins Red Rolfe Division play this weekend with four games on the road against Brown.
Freshman John Fallon, entering the weekend just 3-for-14 on the season, broke out in a big way against Princeton and Cornell, going 11-for-15 in four games with eight RBIs and five runs.
The Crimson nearly came away with a four-game sweep at O'Donnell Field this weekend against Princeton and Cornell.
This weekend, the Crimson will square off against opponents Princeton and Cornell in a pair of doubleheaders at O’Donnell Field.
Infield Jake McGuiggan is second on the Crimson with 31 hits this season. The senior also has two home runs.
When Stetson swept the Harvard baseball team in the opening weekend of spring break, outscoring the group 43-6, the Crimson’s season came to an early crossroads. Coming after two wins against Wofford and three against Mercer, the Stetson series halted Harvard’s momentum.
The combination of academics and steady improvement on the field under third-year head coach Bill Decker has made Zandler’s phone ring a lot more frequently with return calls from potential recruits, and has made the Crimson a legitimate contender in recruiting battles for elite high school baseball prospects all across the United States.
Already midway through their respective seasons, the Crimson lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams head into the bulk of their Ivy League schedules with conference titles still up for grabs.
Propelled by a trio of relievers and clutch hitting, the Crimson was able to rebound from a weekend in which it lost three games on walk-off singles.