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Kerfoot vs. RPI

Men's Hockey Preview: No. 4 Harvard vs. RPI

College hockey's winter intermission comes to an end tonight, as the fourth-ranked Crimson returns from break to face Rensselaer at home. Yet, Harvard will be missing one of its biggest contributors.

Appleton Arena

Men's Hockey Preview: No. 8 Harvard at No. 19 St. Lawrence

The Crimson (6-2-1, 2-1-1 ECAC) has averaged 4.22 goals per game so far this season, but the Saints (8-4-4, 5-0-2) have surrendered just a goal a game in conference play.

Tyler on Top

Men's Hockey Preview: Harvard at Princeton

While ‘all’ eyes won’t be on the Harvard men’s hockey team until Saturday, the Crimson still has two important points to play for tonight against Princeton.

Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Smith, Brown, Bain Shine in Key Ivy Contests

​While freshman Bente van Vlijmen took home Athlete of the Week honors after leading the field hockey team to an Ivy League-clinching victory over the weekend, three other Crimson student-athletes had especially notable performances, earning this week’s Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.

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Athlete of the Week Runners Up: Deng and Smith Post Strong Showings

While Men's Soccer's Jake Freeman took the top in this week's Athlete of the Week rankings, senior Robert Deng of Men's Golf and football junior Semar Smith both led their teams to strong performances this past week.

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Men's Club Ultimate Frisbee Advances to National Championship

For the first time in program history, the Harvard Red Line has advanced to the championship game of the USA Ultimate College Championships.


Three Things to Watch For in Sunday's Men's Lacrosse Final

With its upset win over Brown on Friday night, the men's lacrosse team sets out to match up against Yale on Sunday in the Ivy League Tournament Final.

Men's Basketball

No. 2 Men's Basketball Prospect Wendell Carter Jr. Plans Official Harvard Visit

Carter Jr., who has been ranked among the top 10 prospects for the Class of 2017 all year, listed Harvard alongside Duke, North Carolina, Kansas, and Kentucky as his choices last weekend at the Nike EYBL.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Nabs ESPN's 10th Best Recruiting Class

​After a disappointing fourth-place Ivy League finish in 2016, the Harvard men’s basketball team showed why pundits think it is on the fast track back to the top of the league Wednesday, finishing with ESPN’s No. 10 recruiting class of the season. It is the first time an Ivy League team has ever cracked the top 25 of the recruiting rankings.

Men's Basketball

Princeton Tabbed Early Favorite in 2016-2017 Bracketology

With the dawning of April have come the way-too-early projections for the 2017 college basketball season. Kicking off the empirically foolish prognostications is Joe Lunardi, who selected Princeton as the Ivy League’s representative to the 2016-2017 NCAA Tournament

Men's Basketball

Former Harvard Assistant Hufnagel Hired by Nevada

Former Harvard assistant coach Yann Hufnagel, who was fired from the same position at California in March after a university report that he had sexually harassed a reporter, was hired Friday by the University of Nevada for the same role.

Women's Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 4/4

While softball's Taylor Cabe claimed this week's Athlete of the Week honor, she wasn't the only Crimson athlete to record strong performances this week. Sophomores Datlon Youngblood, of women's rugby, and Julia Glynn, of women's lacrosse, are this week's Athlete of the Week runners up.

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Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 3/14

Over a nine-game trip to California, sophomore goalkeeper Cleo Harrington recorded a total of 91 saves and led Harvard to a 7-2 record.

Makai-ing Moves
Men's Basketball

Yale's Makai Mason Declares for NBA Draft

​Monday, Yale sophomore point guard Makai Mason shook the Ivy League by declaring for the NBA draft. Seniors declaring for the NBA draft is rare enough in the Ancient Eight; Mason’s decision, even coming on the heels of a 31-point outburst against fifth-seeded Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, is nearly unprecedented.

Men's Basketball

Former Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Caught Up In Scandal

On the eve of the first NCAA Tournament Harvard won’t be participating in since 2011, the Crimson made their way into the news for the wrong reasons.