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Men's Ice Hockey

Donato and Welch ('05) Named to U.S. Olympic Roster

Two players from the Harvard hockey program will represent the United States in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games, USA Hockey announced at the National Hockey League’s Winter Classic on Monday. Junior forward Ryan Donato received this distinct honor, as well as former Crimson blue-liner Noah Welch ’05.

Gotta Lotta Energy
Men's Ice Hockey

Gotta Lotta Energy

Harvard will be looking to harness more of the energy pictured above, after junior forward Ryan Donato's goal at Colgate last weekend.

Gotta Lotta Energy
Sports Briefs

Shinny in Minny: Previewing Men's Hockey's Trip Up To Minnesota for a Weekend Back-to-Back

​The last time the Harvard men’s hockey team played at the University of Minnesota, Jimmy Vesey ’16 hadn’t won his Hobey Baker yet. Now, the No. 13/11 Crimson will need some heroics to get past the No. 7/6 Gophers this weekend. In 69 years and 29 games of series history, Harvard has never beaten Minnesota on the road in regulation.

Sports Blog

Tweets of the Week

Here's all the best from your favorite Harvard athletes this past week, the week of November 6th.

Men's Soccer

Red Card Proves Fatal for Men's Soccer

​A case of mistaken identity, coupled with tight play-calling, may have helped to put an end to Harvard Men’s Soccer’s Ivy League hopes.

Sports Blog

Tweets of the Week

Fall sports are winding down and winter sports are gearing up, so there’s even more Twitter shenanigans to enjoy from Harvard athletes.

Bass to Pass
Men's Basketball

Ranking Men's Basketball's Nonconference Opponents: No. 13

Starting today and continuing through the Crimson’s season opener on Nov. 10 against MIT, men’s basketball beat writer Stephen Gleason will look at Harvard’s 13 nonconference opponents. To kick things off, coming in at No. 13 is MIT.

Football

Athlete of the Week: Charlie Booker Runs All Over Lafayette

In the 700th game played at Harvard Stadium, Crimson running back Charlie Booker had a performance for the ages. Against Lafayette, the junior racked up a career-high 159 rushing yards on 23 carries and added a touchdown. He was an integral piece of Harvard’s relentless running game and 38-10 domination of the Leopards.

Skiing

Skiing Standout Nadler Named to William S. Broadbent Family Harvard Skiing All-Time Team

Rebecca Nadler '14 will become the first Harvard skier to be chosen to the newly created William S. Broadbent Family Harvard Skiing All-Time Team. She will be honored later this year.

Another One
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Earns Top Seed in East Regional of NCAA Tournament

On Friday, the Crimson will travel to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. to face off against No. 12/12 Providence College, as released by the NCAA on Sunday. The puck will drop at 4:00 p.m. EST and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Men's Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Cheek, Wrestling Post Elite Results

While this week’s Athlete of the Week honors went to members of the Ivy League Championship winning women’s squash team, four other student-athletes had especially impressive performances this week, earning them Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.

Baseball

Where Are They Now? Former Harvard Pitchers Take the Mound

Pitchers Brent Suter, Frank Herrmann, and Sean Poppen all share a background in a Crimson uniform. The three are, however, entering the 2017 spring at various stages of their careers beyond Harvard’s gates.

Men's Basketball

Alumni Update: Jeremy Lin

Since leaving Cambridge, Jeremy Lin has bounced around with a variety of NBA teams. However, he may have found a more permanent home this season, as he signed a three year deal with the rebuilding Brooklyn Nets.

Neither a Bird Nor a Plane
Sports Blog

Athlete of the Week Runners Up: Kayley Leonard, Seth Towns, and Gabby Thomas

Following two strong opening wins by seniors Dileas MacGowan (No. 9) and Katie Tutrone (No. 6), Leonard came back from a 6-10 deficit in the fifth set, winning six consecutive points for an emphatic 12-10 win in the deciding match for Harvard to gain a three match advantage.

Al Gore Wrote for the HPR
Sports Blog

HPR Blanks Sports Board in High-Stakes Grudge Match

“I was born in a small cottage 50 miles outside of Detroit,” HPR President Ali Hakim said. “There’s no record of my birth."