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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.