Sports Front Feature

On to the Big Leagues
Football

Four Football Players Headed to NFL After Draft

Offensive guard Cole Toner was drafted in the fifth round by the Arizona Cardinals, while three other Crimson players received calls after the draft to join the ranks of the professionals.

Tiny But Mighty
Men's Crew

She’s the Man: Women Coxswains on Men’s Crew Teams

Outside the world of rowing, the role of the coxswain is often unknown or misunderstood. Who are the people sitting in the boat, but not actually rowing? What even are they doing?

Top of the Eight
Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Captures Ivy League Championship

As the saying goes, defense wins championships. That was the case for the Crimson this weekend. ​For the first time in the history of the Harvard women’s rugby team, the Ivy League 7s Championship trophy is coming to Cambridge.

Final Serve
Men's Volleyball

George Mason Cuts Men's Volleyball's Playoff Run Short

Thursday night, in a playoff matchup against George Mason, the season did not end the way that Harvard men’s volleyball wanted it to. But it ended nonetheless.

Shutting the Door
Softball

Early Offense Powers Softball to Sixth Straight Victory

Building upon a five-game winning streak, the Harvard softball team exploded for 10 runs for the third consecutive contest Thursday afternoon, defeating the University of Maine, 10-7, at Soldiers Field.

Next Man Up
Men's Ice Hockey

Kerfoot, Tringale Named Next Captains of Harvard Hockey

Alexander Kerfoot and Devin Tringale have been named the 126th and 127th captains of the Harvard men's hockey program.

Jimmy for Hobey
Men's Ice Hockey

MVP: Harvard Hockey's Jimmy Vesey Wins Hobey Baker Award

One year after finishing as a runner-up for college hockey’s Most Valuable Player award, Vesey beat out Michigan's Kyle Connor and Boston College's Thatcher Demko to become the fourth player in Harvard history to win the Hobey Baker.

Qualified
Track and Cross Country

Franklin, Kouba Headline Women's Track's Qualifying Quartet for 2016 Olympic Trials

Seniors Paige Kouba and Autumne Franklin, sophomore Courtney Smith, and freshman Gabby Thomas all came away from the weekend with times that put them in the running for a bid to represent the United States this August in Rio de Janeiro.

The Statement
Men's Ice Hockey

Vesey's Reps Issue Statement Challenging Predators' Remarks

Two days after ex-Harvard men’s hockey captain Jimmy Vesey opted not to sign immediately with the Nashville Predators, Vesey’s representatives broke their silence Wednesday afternoon in a statement challenging the remarks made by the Predators' front office.

Vesey Watch Continues
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Hockey's Vesey Elects Not To Sign Immediately With Predators

​Jimmy Vesey, the outgoing star of the Harvard men’s hockey team, will reportedly test the National Hockey League’s unrestricted free agency period in August rather than sign immediately with the Nashville Predators.

That's It
Men's Ice Hockey

Boston College Bounces Harvard Men's Hockey From NCAA Tournament

For the second year in a row, Harvard’s NCAA tournament run came to an abrupt halt by way of a 4-1 defeat in the opening round—this time at the hands of local foe Boston College.

Let's Dance
Previews

Harvard, Boston College Set for First NCAA Tournament Clash

First-Round Preview: The Harvard men's hockey team's Friday night date with Boston College at Worcester’s DCU Center will be the programs’ 124th meeting since 1919 but just their first in an NCAA tournament.

Moving On
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball's Steeves Set to Transfer, Continue Playing Career After Graduation

The upperclassman, who sat out his first three seasons in Cambridge due to recurring injury, confirmed late Tuesday that he will transfer to another school for at least the 2016-2017 season.

Celebration at Herb Brooks
Columns

ECAC Men's Hockey Title Was Not Harvard's To Win

Quinnipiac is the best team in the ECAC. Plain and simple. The No. 1/1 Bobcats deserved to lift the Whitelaw Cup. And that’s why I picked them.

Champs At Last
Men's Ice Hockey

Quinnipiac Nabs ECAC Title With 4-1 Win Over Men's Hockey

Quinnipiac rode three power-play goals in the second period to a 4-1 victory over Harvard at the world-famous Herb Brooks Arena, giving the second-ranked Bobcats their first ECAC championship in program history.