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For Harvard men's hockey players, continuing a career in hockey after graduation can be a tough road.
For many of Harvard's athletes of faith, religion is a strong component of their identity both on and off the field. However, balancing that identity with the demands of a varsity sport is anything but easy.
In the sport of softball, only one thing is guaranteed every play: the pitcher will throw the ball. Every subsequent event that unfolds on the field depends on the pitcher’s actions, and for that reason, the control lies in her hands.
Underclassmen dominate the roster, making up 16 of the 24 spots on a team that features only one senior. It has been that small cluster of sophomores, though, that contributed to much of the Harvard’s success last season and continue to be difference-makers this year.
When Stetson swept the Harvard baseball team in the opening weekend of spring break, outscoring the group 43-6, the Crimson’s season came to an early crossroads. Coming after two wins against Wofford and three against Mercer, the Stetson series halted Harvard’s momentum.
The Harvard men’s lacrosse team is in a precarious position. Having started with immensely high preseason expectations, and rising as high as 10th in the national polls, the team has now lost four straight games and is in danger of not making the Ivy League tournament, its only legitimate shot at a postseason berth.
The combination of academics and steady improvement on the field under third-year head coach Bill Decker has made Zandler’s phone ring a lot more frequently with return calls from potential recruits, and has made the Crimson a legitimate contender in recruiting battles for elite high school baseball prospects all across the United States.
Although it currently stands with a .500 record at 4-4, the Harvard women’s lacrosse squad has sharpened a young team into a mature squad ready to dive into Ivy League play because of its tough schedule.
It’s March in Minneapolis, and for fans of the Minnesota women’s ice hockey team, this month has a single meaning: championship time.
When Harvard meets Minnesota for the national championship, the game will mean more than clash of two highly talented teams. It will also symbolize the clash of two hockey cultures.
Sports reporters don’t tell the whole truth.
As friends and family testify, senior Ben Zauzmer’s career in broadcasting is about more than becoming the voice of Harvard basketball.
Ridder Arena, the site of the 2015 women’s Frozen Four, is not a building accustomed to silence.
When fourth-year defenseman Patrick McNally went down with a right leg injury in January, the Harvard men's ice hockey team's season took a turn for the worse. But sparked by the top-pair blue liner's improbable return to the ice prior to the Crimson's ECAC tournament quarterfinal series against Yale, the Crimson is rolling yet again.
One decade ago, sixth-graders Siyani Chambers and Marcus Paige stepped onto a hardwood court in the upper-Midwest corridor of the country.