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Pitching Staff Carries Crimson Softball Team to Key Victories

Heading into weekend play against Brown, Harvard softball sat just three games behind Dartmouth for the top spot in the Ivy League standings. As a fly ball settled into the glove of freshman left fielder Kaitlyn Schiffhauer for the final out of the home series, the Crimson cut Dartmouth’s lead to a solitary game.

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Softball Cruises Past Providence, 8-2, in Final Nonconference Stint

Up against the Providence Friars at Glay Stadium, the Crimson scored seven times in the opening three frames, paving the way for a 8-2 Harvard win—its 10th in the last 11 games.

Well Groomed
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Two Solid Performances from Groom Fuel Softball

The Harvard softball team spent its weekend in New Haven, picking up three wins in four games against Ivy rival Yale. The Crimson shut out the Bulldogs in its last matchup, 6-0, after a weekend of closely contested tilts. Harvard has now won nine of its last ten matchups.

Shutting the Door
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Shutting the Door

After freshman Sarah Smith left the mound in the middle of a fifth-inning jam on Thursday, junior Taylor Cabe, pictured in action last March, provided 3.2 innings of relief, allowing one run and striking out five.

Shutting the Door
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Early Offense Powers Softball to Sixth Straight Victory

Building upon a five-game winning streak, the Harvard softball team exploded for 10 runs for the third consecutive contest Thursday afternoon, defeating the University of Maine, 10-7, at Soldiers Field.

Taylor's Tenth
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Taylor's Tenth

Star junior pitcher Taylor Cabe picked up her tenth victory of the season in the second game against Penn as the Crimson swept Colubmia and the Quakers to improve its conference record to 6-2. With the results, Harvard claimed second place in the Ancient Eight behind Ivy leader Dartmouth.

Taylor's Tenth
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Softball Sweeps Conference Foes Columbia and Penn

The Harvard softball team swept both Penn and Columbia this weekend at Soldiers Field as the squad solidified its second-place spot in the Ivy League.

Complete Cabe
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Complete Cabe

In her junior campaign, pitcher Taylor Cabe, shown in previous action against Rhode Island, has shown marked improvement—going from a 4.12 ERA during her sophomore season to just 2.85 in 2016. Cabe gave up just one run in 14 innings of work this weekend against Cornell and Princeton.

Split Decisions
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Split Decisions

Despite strong pitching performances by junior Taylor Cabe and co-captain Morgan Groom, Harvard split doubleheaders against Cornell and Princeton on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Crimson, shown in previous action against Rhode Island, scored 16 runs on the weekend.

Complete Cabe
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Athlete of the Week: Cabe Surrenders One Run Against Two Ivy Foes

​As Harvard softball begins its Ivy League slate, the team finds itself jostling for position within the league, tied with four other teams with a 2-2 record. One factor in the Crimson’s potential rise to the top of the league will be continued dominance on the mound by junior righthander Taylor Cabe.

Split Decisions
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Softball Splits Pair of Doubleheaders Against Cornell, Princeton

Two dominant starts from junior Taylor Cabe carried the Crimson to its two victories of the weekend, one each against the Tigers and the Big Red. Harvard scored 15 combined runs against Cornell while only managing to touch home once against Princeton.

Well Groomed
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Groom Allows One Hit Through Five as Softball Tops BC, 2-1

Two runs knocked in by the Crimson’s 3-4 combo of Meagan Lantz and Savannah Bradley in the bottom of the third, paired with five innings of one-hit ball tossed by Morgan Groom, lifted the Harvard softball team past Boston College on Tuesday.

Well Groomed
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Well Groomed

Harvard co-captain Morgan Groom, pictured on the mound last year against Boston University, allowed just one run over 14 innings pitched against Yale this weekend.

Wound Up
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Wound Up

Junior pitcher Taylor Cabe held Rhode Island scoreless over the first three innings, but the effort was not enough to prevent the Crimson from losing, 4-2.

Wound Up
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Softball Drops Low-Scoring Affair to Rhode Island

Despite solid outings from junior Taylor Cabe and freshman Kathleen Duncan in the circle, Harvard could not get anything going offensively against URI starter Becca Rogers.