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What follows is an oral history of the Harvard-Michigan State third-round matchup. The Crimson, which was considered down and out before it even took the court, was playing on the biggest stage in program history. What ensued was 40 minutes of play that truly typified the madness characteristic of postseason collegiate basketball.
The veteran guard has had little opportunity to reflect on her decorated collegiate career in the days following its conclusion, as she turned her focus toward preparing for her next athletic pursuit: professional basketball.
Nine of the 22 players who started a game for the Crimson this season hail from Long Island.
Ibrahim Khan has almost single-handedly built a program which just three years ago did not exist into a national club powerhouse, all while maintaining a humble perspective on what has been an incredible journey.
A senior and captain of the Harvard club cricket team, Ibrahim Khan resurrected the squad after two decades of dormancy. While building the team from the ground up, Khan has developed into a first rate player on the field and was named Harvard Male Club Athlete of the Year.
For Muri, the ‘Boston Strong’ slogan seemed especially applicable.
Pressure is nothing new for collegiate athletes. However, certain dietary demands inherent in sports exacerbate these pressures, leading to unhealthy eating practices that toe the line with medically diagnosible disordered eating.
In his 38th season as a Harvard head coach, Dave Fish '72 is the brains behind an Ivy League tennis dynasty.
John Carroll has been at the helm of NMH’s program since 2001, and in this time he has built a dynasty with rosters that have included NCAA champions, McDonald’s All-American Nominees and Academic All-Americans. His players are known for entering Division I basketball programs and being ready to compete on the hardwood from move-in day.
On a windy day in April 2013, the Harvard baseball team took the field against Princeton in the rubber game of a doubleheader. The Crimson had decisively lost the first contest to the Tigers, 13-1, and was looking to bounce back to split the series at O’Donnell Field. What ensued was wilder than anyone could have imagined.
Last season, then-freshman pitcher Morgan Groom started 19 games, posted the third-best ERA in the Ivy League at 2.58, and finished in the league’s top five with 96 strikeouts. Despite those electric numbers, Groom has gone from the number one option in the circle to the third for the Harvard softball team.