Taking on No. 2 Lynn University over the break, the Harvard men's golf team fell to their opponent 4.5 to 3.5 in the first match up of the season.
With the Bobcats fighting to keep their season alive at Herb Brooks Arena on Friday, Sean Malone netted three goals for the first time in his career, lifting top-seeded Harvard to its 13th straight victory and a spot in its third consecutive conference championship game.
Despite splitting the first two games, Harvard saw early slim leads slip away in both the next two matches and ultimately dropped three of four to the Dolphins.
Combined with continued rock-solid starting pitching, the improved results at the plate translated to 9-8 and 8-2 Harvard wins, respectively, over the New Jersey-based Bison and in-state rival Minutemen.
Erasing a third-period deficit for the second consecutive night, the No. 2 Crimson upended Yale by a 4-3 Saturday scoreline to complete a series sweep of the Bulldogs, cap an unbeaten season at home, and earn a spot in next weekend’s ECAC semifinals.
With a perfect 11-0-2 home record to preserve, the conference favorites rose to the occasion in the game’s final frame, riding three unanswered third-period goals to a 6-4 come-from-behind victory. Harvard now stands one game from punching its third ticket in as many years to the ECAC semifinals in Lake Placid.
The rough shooting ultimately doomed Harvard as a 24-point third quarter extended the Tigers’ lead and gave them the 68-47 win to advance to the championship game of the Ivy League tournament.
A frantic second half comeback came up short as the Harvard men’s basketball team fell to Yale, 73-71, in the semifinals of Saturday’s inaugural Ivy League Tournament.
Jackson Donahue had played 12 minutes on Saturday night without taking a single shot. But in the 13th minute, the shot he did take was a big one.
Playing in front of a hostile crowd donning “All Stripes, One Streak” shirts and a larger audience watching on ESPNU, the Crimson had its heart broken by the Tigers again, this time, 73-69, at Jadwin Gymnasium.
This Sunday, the Harvard men’s tennis team hosted a doubleheader against No. 44 Memphis and Boston University at the Murr Tennis Center. The Crimson, following a close one point loss to the Tigers, made quick work of their crosstown rival with a dominating 6-1 victory.
You couldn’t have written it better for the Harvard men’s basketball team’s four seniors. Playing in their last game at Lavietes Pavilion, the Crimson’s four seniors wrote themselves a storybook ending against Brown on Saturday night.
A 6-3 win over St. Lawrence paired with a tie between Union and Cornell at Lynah Rink means that the Harvard men’s hockey team has won a share of its first ECAC regular-season championship since 1994.
Freshmen Bryce Aiken and Seth Towns and senior center Zena Edosomwan led the Crimson to a 46-point second half. The season sweep over the Bulldogs was Harvard’s first since the 2012-2013 campaign.
One year after Clarkson swept Harvard in the schools’ two-game season series, the Crimson set the record straight Friday night with its second win of the season over the Green and Gold—a 4-1 triumph at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.