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In the first games of the spring season, the Harvard baseball team’s defensive struggles led to its dropping both games of Friday’s doubleheader at Oral Roberts, 6-4 and 4-3.
The Harvard men’s hockey team was slow out of the gates against Brown and, despite multiple chances to fight back, was never able to make up the lost ground.
Co-captain Maksim Korolev may have been the first to cross the finish line at the NCAA Northeast Regionals on Friday, but his race is not over yet.
Confusion, rather than skill and luck, from both sides of the ball was the main factor that dictated the outcome of Saturday’s soccer match between Harvard and Dartmouth.
The Harvard women’s volleyball team battled Yale at New Haven this weekend in an attempt to put a nearly 10-year long losing streak against the Bulldogs to an end. The Crimson, winless against its Eli rivals since 2004, has not even picked up a set since 2010. Both streaks, however, are still alive, as Yale (8-3, 2-0 Ivy) handedly defeated Harvard (6-5, 1-1) in three sets.
In the first game of the Pieter Lehrer era, the Harvard men’s soccer team fell, 3-0, to the Iona Gaels. The Crimson (0-1) struggled to capitalize on opportunities inside the opponent’s box while the Gaels (1-1-1) were on target with nine of their 14 shots.
The weather may have not been in prime form at the NCAA Tournament on Friday, but the Harvard men’s tennis team sure was. Despite the match being moved indoors following a rain delay, the Crimson was not deterred, taking four straight singles matches en route to a 4-0 victory over No. 63 Samford in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament in Starkville, Miss.
They say 16 is the sweetest. Such was true as the No. 2 Harvard heavyweight men’s crew team bested both No. 4 Northeastern and Holy Cross in five races on Saturday on the Charles River. The wins allowed the Crimson to capture the 16th straight Smith Cup over its cross-town rivals.
In the final race before Ivy League Championships, it was the least experienced boat of Radcliffe heavyweight crew that pulled out the lone victory over Ohio State.
Harvard men’s volleyball (14-8, 7-4 EIVA) clinched a spot in the EIVA Playoffs this weekend, splitting its two home games against Princeton (10-8, 8-4) and George Mason (14-3, 10-3).
With a historic win against Princeton two weekends ago in the books, the No. 16 Harvard men’s swimming and diving team had just one dual meet left on its schedule. Having taken down all other opponents, the Crimson had its eyes set on its second undefeated dual season in the past three years. All that stood in the way was its last home meet of the season against conference foe Penn.
Speaking at a panel in the Science Center on Tuesday about careers in sports management, former Crimson pitcher William “Ben” Crockett ’02 paused for a long moment before answering a question about his days working as a front office intern with the Boston Red Sox.
The Harvard men’s soccer team will have to wait a little longer to try and snap their current two-game losing streak.
Nancy Chen '13 practices with the Harvard Table Tennis Club, which placed second at a division tournament two weeks ago-- qualifying for regionals in NYC.