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The Harvard women’s volleyball team got back on track towards its goal of repeating as Ivy League champions with a clean sweep of rivals Penn and Princeton this weekend.
Three unanswered Harvard goals, including a deciding header from senior forward Jake Freeman, lifted the Crimson to a 3-1 victory over the Bulldogs at Reese Stadium.
Junior forward Midge Purce recorded her first collegiate hat trick as the Harvard women’s soccer team cruised to a 4-0 victory over Yale on Saturday in New Haven. The women’s soccer edition of The Game saw the Crimson produce its most goals of the season and post its largest margin of victory.
Bracing torrential downpour and icy winds for most of the weekend, the Harvard women’s golf team edged Princeton out by one stroke to rise from fourth on Saturday to first place on Sunday in the Princeton Invitational.
Third time was truly the charm for the Harvard men’s golf team this season. In its third tournament of the fall, the Crimson came away with a first-place finish and brought the Macdonald Cup home to Cambridge this weekend.
Freshmen Michael Peters and Christopher Morrow continued their fine starts to their Crimson careers against MIT on Saturday morning, a match in which Harvard teamed up with Dartmouth men’s tennis to play the Engineers.
The Harvard men’s heavyweight crew team found itself on familiar waters in Oklahoma City as it prepared to compete in the Head of the Oklahoma regatta.
With two minutes to go, the outlook looked grim for the Harvard women’s rugby team in its home finale. Despite a late-game deficit, the squad came from behind to steal the win from its Princeton opponent by a 17-10 score.
Playing 36 holes over two days, the Crimson shot seven-over-par at the Quechee Club Collegiate Challenge, finishing one stroke behind Rhode Island and five behind the Big Green, who took home first.
On Friday at the Coast to Coast Battle of Beantown at Franklin Park in Boston, Harvard cross country emerged from two crowded fields to earn a pair of top-10 finishes.
Coming in with a young squad full of talent, the Crimson looked to steal a win in Providence after getting trounced by Brown, 27-5, in the semifinals of last year’s Ivy League Championship. But Harvard came up short a second time, falling to the hosts by a score of 44-17.
Launching 25 shots on net in the process, the Crimson picked up a win in its first Ivy League contest of the year against Penn.
The Harvard field hockey team earned two big wins on its weekend road trip, following up a 2-1 double-overtime shootout victory at Yale on Saturday with a 5-3 win over UMass Lowell on Sunday.
After taking the first set of its Ivy League opener by a commanding margin, the Crimson only managed to take one of the next four, falling to Dartmouth in five sets in the first match of a five-game homestand at the Malkin Athletic Center on Friday.
Sophomore BU midfielder Anthony Viteri scored twice as the Crimson finished off the scoreboard for the third straight game.