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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.
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.
The newest members of the Harvard men’s golf team made a name for themselves in the first contest of the 2015 campaign as freshmen Aurian Capart and Seiya Liu tied captain Rohan Ramnath as the top finishers for the Crimson.
The Crimson comes off a season in which it finished third in the Ancient Eight for the second consecutive year, placing behind Princeton and champion Penn. Harvard last took home the Ivy League title in 1975.
The Harvard women’s golf team, pictured after its third-straight Ivy title win in 2014, became the first squad in Ancient Eight golf history to capture four-straight Ivy League titles this year under Crimson coach Kevin Rhoads.
Now in his 11th season of coaching the Harvard women’s golf team and his third season with the men's team, Kevin Rhoads has accomplished far more with both programs than his predecessors.
In its final conference competition of the season, the Harvard men's golf team fell behind Princeton and UPenn to take home third at the Ivy League Championships.
The Crimson provides with a preview of what to expect before this weekend's sporting events.
The Harvard men and women’s golf teams will be travelling to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for the Ivy League Golf Championship this weekend. Having performed well in their recent tournaments these past few weeks, both squads are serious contenders for the championship.
The Crimson competed in the annual Yale Spring Invitational, placing sixth out of 14 schools with a combined 26-over 867.
The Harvard men’s golf team continued its recent trek down the Eastern seaboard Saturday, making a trip to Purchase, N.Y. to compete in the Met Intercollegiate Tournament, hosted by fellow Ivy League school Yale.
The Harvard men’s golf team took fifth place in the Seahawk Intercollegiate Tournament hosted by University of North Carolina Wilmington to open up the spring slate of competition for the Crimson.
Despite rain-shortened play, the Harvard men’s golf team finished second out of 11 teams at the Macdonald Cup in New Haven, Conn.
Two weeks after a sixth-place finish at the Doc Gimmler tournament, Harvard men’s golf team finished first out of 11 teams at the Quechee Club Invitational.