Sports Features

Boehm and Company
Women's Basketball

Boehm Goes the Dynamite

Replacing graduated seniors is never an easy task. Filling the shoes of AnnMarie Healy ’16, a first team All-Ivy selection and the leading scorer for last year’s Harvard women’s basketball team, is even tougher.

He's Back, Swishes
Men's Basketball

After a Year-Long Hiatus, Siyani Chambers is Back

Chambers’ absence was felt on and off the court

New in Towns
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball's Best Recruiting Class in Program History Looks to Make Immediate Impact

Somehow though, come Thursday evening when the team tips off against MIT, seven Harvard freshmen—who comprise the 10th-best recruiting class in the nation—will all be wearing Crimson.

Kerfoot's Time
Men's Ice Hockey

With Vesey and Criscuolo Gone, Kerfoot Takes the Reins

When you play with wingers as talented as Jimmy Vesey and Kyle Criscuolo, your job is to distribute. Thirty of Alex Kerfoot’s 34 points last year came via assists, explaining exactly why Vesey dominated more headlines than the junior from West Vancouver. Things are different now.

Saint X Gon' Give to Ya
Football

Saint X Gon' Give to Ya

Harvard captain Sean Ahern's connections to football run deep thanks to the ties both his family and home area has with the sport.

Weight For It
Football

Football Focuses on Fitness

If the inaugural 1873 team managed to transport itself to the 21st century and walked through the Yard, it would be a surprise if anyone managed to identify the members as football players from among the throngs of students and tourists.

Viva Viviano
Football

Viva Viviano

Harvard will rely heavily this season on the right arm of senior Joe Viviano.

Viva Viviano
Football

Viva Viviano

The Crimson offense has a new leader this year.

No Contact
Football

No Contact

With increased research on concussions in football, Ivy League teams are taking the steps needed to prevent future harm.

Saint X Gon' Give to Ya
Football

His Father's Son

Here in southwest Ohio, football isn’t life-or-death. But it can be your life. Sean Ahern, the 143rd captain of Harvard football, understands this fact. Put more simply: “Football is a big deal where I come from.”

The Catalysts
Men's Ice Hockey

The Resurgence of Harvard Men's Hockey

Three years ago the Harvard men's hockey team faced crises on the ice and off as they limped to consecutive 10-win seasons and lost players to a campus-wide cheating scandal. Now they've returned to the NCAA Tournament in consecutive seasons, anchored by the best player in college hockey. Here’s how it happened.

Minnis to Win IT
Men's Water Polo

Minnis to Win IT

Head Coach Ted Minnis talks with the women's water polo team during a pause in play against Brown on April 16, 2015. Minnis has, in his six years as coach of the men's and women's programs, led the teams to their best records and standings in years.

On the Rise
Women's Water Polo

On the Rise

Aftera historic season that saw the Harvard ranked as high as No. 13, the Crimson is set to continue its dominance in a sport that’s still growing in popularity. Next season, the Crimson will be welcoming two southern California standouts along with players from Florida and Quebec.

On the Rise
Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Set to Continue Strong After Historic Season

​Women’s water polo is on the rise—at Harvard, on the east coast, in the U.S. and in the world. This year, the Harvard women’s water polo team finished with a 24-10 record, recorded nine wins against top-25 teams, and from March 23rd through April 6th, was ranked No. 13 according to CWPA rankings, its highest ranking ever.

Still Dominant
Women's Crew

Liz O'Leary Continues 30 Years of Excellence at the Helm

With the longest time at the helm, Liz O’Leary has set her standards high for the team since the day she assumed the role of head coach in 1986.