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Men’s Basketball beat writer David Freed notes three things to watch in the lead up to the fifth game of the season for the 1-3 Crimson, who take on Bryant at 7 p.m. Eastern.
On Tuesday the Harvard women’s basketball team welcomes cross town rivals Boston University to Lavietes Pavilion in what has become quite a rivalry the contest over the past few seasons. Over the last five years, the Crimson and the Terriers have been in close contention, with Harvard winning three of those games compared to BU’s two. In each of these five games, no team has won by more than 11 points.
Harvard and Northeastern have faced off each of the last three seasons, with the Crimson emerging victorious all three times. The Crimson’s season so far has included five of eight games being decided by one goal or less. On the other hand, the Huskies have won by two or more goals in nine of their 11 wins.
The Crimson can ill afford to dwell excessively on last weekend's loss to Penn. For this Saturday represents the annual rendition of the biggest spectacle on the team’s schedule: The Game.
As Harvard women’s ice hockey takes on Union and Rensselaer this weekend, the team looks to extend its winning streak to five games and continue to pick up more victories against fellow ECAC opponents.
Harvard’s (3-0-1, 3-0-1 ECAC) second big test of the year will come in Hamden, Conn., as the team travels to take on No. 4/3 Quinnipiac, who has won all eight of its games so far this year.
As the men’s basketball team closes out its preseason with a scrimmage against McGill on Saturday afternoon, Crimson beat writer David Freed details three things to keep an eye on.
Three more tilts stand between the Crimson and an Ancient Eight title. Three more contests for a chance at a second consecutive undefeated season. The final stretch starts with Columbia
The Harvard women’s basketball team enters the 2015-2016 season with seven new freshman faces. While all were standouts in high school, competing for the Ivy League championship poses new challenges and a different level of competition.
When a would-be buzzer-beater rolled off the rim, Cinderella left early for the first time in three years, however, starting an offseason of turnover. Four members of the eight-man rotation, including two first-team All-Ivy talents in Steve Moundou-Missi and Wesley Saunders, graduated in May. Three months later, starting point guard Siyani Chambers tore his ACL in practice; by early September he had left campus, taking a leave of absence to preserve his eligibility. The occupants of the throne are hardly recognizable.
Saturday will mark the biggest game of the season for the Harvard women’s soccer team, as the Crimson takes on Princeton at Jordan Field, with sole possession of first place in the Ivy League standings at stake.
Twenty-two starters took the field for the Harvard football team on October 26th, 2013. Three overtime periods later, Princeton handed the Crimson its first defeat of the season.
Any road trip threatens a deflated bus ride home, but in this case, the stakes of deflation are especially high, both because the trip is so long and Cornell is so winless.
For a team that only lost two seniors to graduation, the Harvard women’s volleyball team has had to suddenly rely on a lot of its underclassmen in the first few games of its Ivy League slate.
Something will have to give this weekend, when the Harvard women’s soccer team and its leading scorer, junior forward Midge Purce, meet the nation’s top-ranked scoring defense when it travels to Cornell on Saturday.