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Eight months after leaving Minnesota as national runner-ups last season, Crimson coach Katey Stone and the Harvard women’s ice hockey team returned to the North Star state this weekend, where it split a pair of nonconference tilts with Minnesota-Duluth.
The last time the Harvard women’s basketball team faced off against Rice was 28 years ago. Almost three decades later on Saturday night, the outcome was the same.
It was déjà vu for the Harvard men’s basketball team (2-4) on Sunday against Holy Cross (3-3). In a game that eerily resembled last season’s contest between the intrastate rivals, it was the Crusaders who came away with a one-point victory for the second year in a row, this time, 50-49.
After losing its first three games against Division I competition, the Harvard men’s basketball team (2-3) ended its longest losing streak since 2009 with a 35-point rout of the visiting Bryant Bulldogs (2-3). Freshman Tommy McCarthy set career highs with 16 points and eight assists and the Crimson shot nearly 55 percent from the floor in the 80-45 victory.
The Harvard women’s swim team travelled to the Big Apple over the weekend and beat the Columbia, 201.5-98.5. The Crimson also went on to break two pool records in the process in the rout of the Lions.
When sophomore Courtney Smith ran at Tom Sawyer Park at the University of Louisville at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships this Saturday, she carried the weight of the entire Harvard cross country program on her shoulders.
The No. 12 Harvard men’s water polo team took down Navy and No. 10 Brown in its final weekend of the season en route to third place in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championships at MIT.
Playing at the University of Rhode Island Tip-Off Classic tournament this weekend, the Harvard women’s basketball team split its matchups in two games that would both be decided by single digits.
The Crimson’s three seniors—Kit Metoyer, Healy, and Tummala—combined to go 18-for-35 (51.5%) from the field in a game in which Harvard prevailed, 73-55.
Junior forward Sydney Daniels, shown here in previous action, notched a goal in Harvard's 3-0 victory over Northeastern Tuesday night.
The Crimson managed to shut out the visiting Huskies, who averaged five goals a game entering the matchup.
Thanks to a team-high .500 kill percentage and nine kills from freshman middle blocker Christina Cornelius, pictured above against Columbia on Nov. 7, the Crimson earned the Ivy NCAA bid with a four-set victory over Princeton.
In a sloppy performance at Conte Forum, the Harvard men’s basketball team (1-3) lost its third consecutive contest Sunday afternoon, 69-56, to crosstown rival Boston College (3-0).
The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team brought the excitement and energy to the Murr Center in its season opener, defeating No. 9 Stanford, 8-1, for the 11th-straight time at the Boston Round-Robins.
Harvard swimmers broke two records at Columbia’s Uris Pool on Friday, and the Crimson went on to record a convincing 220-79 win over the Lions.