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The 76-27 loss to the University of Virginia (11-0) is the worst that the Crimson has suffered under the tenure of head coach Tommy Amaker. In the first half, where the Crimson scored just eight points, Harvard made five percent of its field goals—a figure lower than the school’s 5.6 percent admissions rate.
With the game tied at 65-apiece and 22 seconds left in regulation, Harvard women’s basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith called a timeout to set up the final possession against a tough Northeastern squad.
After not losing a game in over a year, the Harvard men’s squash team (1-2, 1-0 Ivy) fell twice this weekend on the road in New York, falling to No. 2 St. Lawrence Saturday and No. 5 University of Rochester on Sunday. The No. 1 Crimson women (2-0, 1-0 Ivy), meanwhile, cruised at home against Boston College.
After a tight first thirty minutes of play, the Crimson outscored BU, 25-11, over the final 10:39 of the game.
Junior goaltender Steve Michalek made a career-high 43 saves as the No. 9/8 Crimson (9-1-2, 5-1-2 ECAC) defeated the No. 15/15 Quinnipiac Bobcats (10-5-1, 6-2-0), 5-2, at High Point Solutions Arena on Saturday.
In the first seven games of the season, the Crimson had followed a script of predictable unpredictability, following every win with a loss and vice versa. This trend continued in Bangor, Maine.
The win closed a home pair for the Crimson (6-2-2, 5-1-1 ECAC) this weekend at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center, as Harvard collected two conference victories over both Quinnipiac (13-1-3, 6-1-2) and Princeton (6-7-1, 4-4-1).
Saturday morning served as the calm before the storm for Harvard’s track and field program. In their first meet of the season, the men’s and women’s teams kicked off their 2014-2015 indoor campaigns at the Boston University Opener.
No. 9/8 Harvard pushed its win streak to five with two third period goals on the road.
With 7:44 to play and his team clinging to a nine-point lead, senior wing Wesley Saunders showed a bit of the reason why he came into Wednesday’s game seventh in the nation in scoring.
Junior goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer stopped all 19 Big Green shots on goal in the second and third periods and finished Tuesday night with 27 saves.
Playing at Bright-Landry Hockey Center for the first time in over a month, the No. 10/10 Harvard women’s ice hockey beat the Big Green, 4-1.
The Harvard men's squash team beat Dartmouth, 7-2, while the Crimson women did not concede a single game to the Big Green.
Senior Wesley Saunders has spearheaded much of the Crimson's success thus far this season, averaging 21.8 points per contest.
The Harvard women’s ice hockey team ended a week of crosstown rivalry matchups by going 1-1 this weekend on the road at Northeastern and Boston College. The team finished the series with a win, loss, and tie, leaving room for improvement as conference competition heats up.