Men's Water Polo
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Harvard turned it around to win both games and emerge with a split 2-2 record for the tournament.
Junior 2-meter Ben Zepfel, shown above in previous action, notched four goals on Sunday to lead Harvard past Bucknell. The team went 3-0 on the weekend.
The Harvard men’s water polo team started its season off on a high note this weekend, winning all three of its games at the Princeton Invitational and living up to its ranking as the 19th-best team in the country.
After finishing the 2013 campaign on a strong note, the Crimson will look to carry its momentum into the new season.
This year, Harvard looks to capitalize on the momentum from the second half of the 2013 campaign.
With its late-season surge, Harvard seized the regular season conference title and finished its 2013 campaign with an overall record of 18-14 and a home record of 7-1 at Blodgett.
Instead of returning to Cambridge for senior fall, Nathan Clement and Alex Velez-Green made the decision to trek across an entire continent.
Seniors Nathan Clement and Alex Velez-Green put off their last fall semester to travel from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa.
Since the inception of the team in 2002, Harvard had never seen sustained success until the Class of 2016 came onto the scene.
Crimson could not end its season on a high note. At the CWPA Championships in Providence this weekend, the team finished in sixth place with a record of 1-2.
The No. 17 Harvard men’s water polo team (17-12, 11-1 ECAC) went into this weekend’s CWPA Northern Division Championships with a 6-game win streak extending back to Oct. 26. Momentum from the prior victories helped the Crimson prevail over MIT on Saturday, but was not enough as No. 18 St. Francis took the championship title on Sunday afternoon.
Harvard won stay three games to stay undefeated at Blodgett Pool and claim the Northern Division Collegiate Water Polo Association regular season title.
Less than a week after a third place showing at the Ivy League Championships, the Harvard men’s water polo team headed west and produced three wins against Californian competitors at Santa Clara University’s Rodeo Tournament.
The Harvard men’s water polo team split its two weekend games at the Ivy League Championship in Philadelphia on its way to a third-place finish.