Soldiers Field, which served as the home of the men’s and women’s varsity lacrosse and soccer teams for five years, is now called Jordan Field.
The above Harvard Field Hockey Stadium, built in 2000, had previously been named in honor of a gift by Gerald R. Jordan ‘61. The field hockey field’s namesake transitioned after Soldiers Field, a soccer and lacrosse field, was renamed to Jordan Field.
As classes wind down and students prepare for final exams, the women’s golf team found success at a final of their own. After leading their team to an Ivy League Championship, junior Courtney Hooten and sophomore Anne Cheng earned this weeks Athlete of the Week honors. However, there were a few other Crimson athletes who had strong performances this week.
In the Harvard men’s lacrosse team’s final game of the season against rival Yale on Saturday, the Crimson stormed out to a second-quarter lead and withstood a late comeback attempt to finish off its season on a high note and without a losing record.
Despite mounting a valiant fourth quarter comeback on Friday, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team failed to dig itself out of a significant early hole against Princeton. The Crimson outscored the Tigers, 4-0, in the final period but fell just short, dropping a 12-11 decision.
With the score knotted at nine and under three minutes to play, Penn freshman midfielder Kevin McGeary completed his hat trick and gave the Quakers their first lead of the game—the only one that they would need.
Junior attackman Devin Dwyer, shown in action on March 3 against Quinnipiac, led the Crimson offense with four points in Harvard's 10-9 loss to Penn.
Junior midfielder Ian Ardrey, pictured above in March 7 action against Penn State, currently leads the team in goals with 22. He tallied a goal in Harvard’s win against BU Tuesday night off of six shots on goal, bringing his point total for the season up to 29.
In its last nonconference matchup of the season, the men's lacrosse team was able to narrowly get past the Terriers to pick up a 9-8 win.
After a Cornell goal with 40 seconds left threatened to send the game into overtime, junior attackman Devin Dwyer picked off a pass intended for Big Red defenseman Jordan Stevens moments later and scored to seal the Crimson's first Ivy League win of the season.
Mired in a four game skid, the Harvard men's lacrosse team looks to bounce back against perennial powerhouse Cornell.
The Harvard men’s lacrosse team enters the match on a four-game skid, with three of its four losses coming to opponents ranked in the current top 14, while No. 3 Cornell has won its last four, including three victories over fellow Ancient Eight teams.
The Harvard men’s lacrosse team is in a precarious position. Having started with immensely high preseason expectations, and rising as high as 10th in the national polls, the team has now lost four straight games and is in danger of not making the Ivy League tournament, its only legitimate shot at a postseason berth.
Already midway through their respective seasons, the Crimson lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams head into the bulk of their Ivy League schedules with conference titles still up for grabs.