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The Harvard coed sailing team split up once again this weekend to compete in four regattas along the northern Atlantic Coast in one of the last competitions of the 2013-2014 season.
Records were falling all Friday and Saturday as the team split up and competed in four meets across the country.
The lightweights competed in two races at home this weekend, the Lightweight Invitational on Saturday and the Muri Cup on Sunday, while the heavyweights traveled to Clemson, S.C. for the Clemson Invitational.
After building a 15-stroke lead in the first round of the Yale Invitational, Harvard cruised to its second consecutive victory, shooting a 573 on the day and besting the second-place Bulldogs by 13 strokes.
With only five minutes remaining in the Harvard men’s lacrosse team’s game against Princeton, the Crimson held on to a 9-8 lead by only a thread.
The No. 3 heavyweights raced Princeton and MIT at home on the Charles River on Saturday, defeating both competitors to win the Compton Cup. The No. 4 lightweights also had a strong showing, racing twice in one weekend.
After splitting Saturday’s games with the Bulldogs (17-19, 9-7 Ivy), the Crimson (10-24, 5-11 Ivy) suffered two extra-inning nail-biters on Easter Sunday to fall four games off the division leading pace.
The Crimson employed solid pitching and an explosive offensive attack in order to swept Yale with four convincing wins, maintaining its unblemished record in conference play.
The Crimson extended its winning streak to five this weekend and moved into a tie for second place in the Ivy League after sweeping Brown and Yale.
The Harvard men's golf team captured its first invite win of the season, topping a field of 15 teams.
It was divide and conquer for the No. 14 Harvard coed sailing team this weekend, as the Crimson spread out all over the New England area to compete in four regattas. The team came out on top of many familiar opponents and earned three top-five finishes on the weekend.
The elements were not ideal for golf this weekend in Providence, R.I. But the weather did not deter the Harvard women’s golf team, as the Crimson won the Brown BEAR Invitational with an overall score of 628, 20 shots ahead of second-place Boston University.
The Harvard softball team did not trail once against Brown this weekend to remain undefeated in the Ivy League.
The victories clinch the No. 2 seed for the Crimson in the EIVA postseason tournament, which begins in two weeks.
On Saturday at Blodgett Pool, the Crimson (14-18, 3-3 CWPA South) won its first round game against George Washington, 12-3, before falling to No. 9 Princeton, 14-3, in the division semifinal. On Sunday, Bucknell beat Harvard, 9-6, in the third-place consolation match.