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Junior Devin Dwyer scored three points in Harvard's comeback win against UMass on Saturday.
After erasing a late deficit to beat UMass in its weekend opener, the Harvard men's lacrosse team will travel to Durham, N.C. to face the defending national champions.
Behind four unanswered goals in the final six minutes, the Crimson earned its first victory on Opening Day since 2012, storming back to defeat UMass at a snowy Soldiers Field, 14-13.
Junior Walker Kirby (5), shown here in earlier action, will contribute to a deep Crimson midfield this season as No. 13 Harvard tries to replace key graduated players at the position. Last season, the Crimson won its first Ivy League Championship in 24 years, sharing the regular season crown with Cornell.
Harvard will have to navigate a league brimming with talent in order to defend its conference title.
The men's lacrosse team won its first regular season conference title since 1990 and went into the Ivy League tournament as the top seed and host.
After back surgery in the August prior to his junior year, Jake Gambitsky returned to the Harvard men’s lacrosse team before the 2014 season as a better goaltender and a better leader.
Sophomore Devin Dwyer of the Harvard men’s lacrosse team came into the 2014 campaign as the reigning All-New England Rookie of the Year. Despite the target on his back, the attackman only gotten better this season, despite teams focusing their defenses on stopping him.
At halftime against Cornell, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team was tied, 6-6, with the then-No. 2 Big Red. But this was not just halftime for the game. This was the halftime for the season.
Thanks to his ability to empathize with the players and his talent for recruiting, coach Chris Wojcik ’96 led the Harvard lacrosse program to new heights in the 2014 season.
Nine of the 22 players who started a game for the Crimson this season hail from Long Island.
Junior goalie Jake Gambitsky, pictured above in previous action, recorded a season-low five saves on Saturday as the Crimson fell to Notre Dame, 13-5.
In its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2006, the Harvard men's lacrosse team fell behind early to Notre Dame, and could not recover.
Sophomore midfielder Sean McDonagh, shown here in previous action, and the Harvard men’s lacrosse team will travel to South Bend, Ind. this Saturday to take on Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament. The Crimson received an at-large bid after falling to Penn in the Ivy League championship.