In crucial games, like this past weekend’s Ivy League series tilt against Penn, the junior class has stepped up in a big way. This week, it was shortstop Rhianna Rich and pitcher Katie Duncan who answered the call.
Though the weather cooled down by Saturday afternoon, the Crimson’s bats did not. Harvard scored 25 runs in its three games versus the visiting Quakers, and the team picked up its second Ivy League series sweep out of five such series this season.
Harvard's new covered baseball and softball hitting pavilion will open at least a month late, a delay at least one student-athlete called disappointing.
In an unconventional Friday-Saturday series, Harvard won both the opener and the series finale with a mix of timely offense and shutdown pitching.
Rain across the Northeast on Tuesday afternoon forced the Harvard baseball and softball teams to postpone their midweek tilts against Boston College and Boston University, respectively, continuing a trend of several game cancellations and postponements for both squads.
Coming off a three-game sweep of Princeton, the Crimson will travel to New York to face off against another Ivy South Division opponent this coming weekend. This time, Harvard battles an upstart Columbia program.
Harvard swept Princeton in a three-game series this weekend, winning each contest by a comfortable margin. Harvard rebounded strongly from a difficult Cornell series, outscoring the Tigers, 26-9.
Harvard traveled to Cornell over the weekend for an unconventional Sunday-Monday series in which the team lost two of three games.