Sports Front Feature
With a chance to win the title outright, Harvard fell to Penn, 4-3, on Sunday. The Crimson will share the championship with Cornell and Dartmouth, with the Big Green receiving the conference’s automatic NCAA Tournament bid by virtue of its victory over the Quakers (11-9, 4-3) on Saturday.
Rain suspended the Harvard baseball team's Beanpot championship matchup with Boston College. When play is resumed, the Crimson will be trailing the Eagles 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning.
The Harvard men’s hockey team’s magical 2016-17 run—one that brought a program-record 16-game winning streak to the Frozen Four—came to an end Thursday night at the hands of Minnesota-Duluth.
A spring spotlight has been cast in the direction of Cambridge because for the first time in decades, the Harvard men’s hockey team has a game to play in the month of April—perhaps even two.
For the first time since 1994, the Harvard men's hockey team is headed to the Frozen Four.
For the first time in 23 years, the Harvard men’s hockey team has a second NCAA tournament game to play.
In order to share any pedestals with the boys of ’89, No. 2 Harvard (26-5-2, 16-4-2 ECAC) first must do something it has accomplished just once since its national championship run: win an NCAA tournament game.
Now, for the third straight year and the fifth time under coach Ted Donato ’91, it’s NCAA tournament time for the Crimson with the ultimate prize on the line—a national championship. But just 60 minutes of hockey could put an abrupt end to Harvard’s memorable ride.
Playing in its third straight ECAC championship, Harvard lit the lamp in every period of a 4-1 victory over Cornell, bringing home its 10th ECAC title in program history and extending its unbeaten streak to a program-best 16 games.
With the Bobcats fighting to keep their season alive at Herb Brooks Arena on Friday, Sean Malone netted three goals for the first time in his career, lifting top-seeded Harvard to its 13th straight victory and a spot in its third consecutive conference championship game.
Erasing a third-period deficit for the second consecutive night, the No. 2 Crimson upended Yale by a 4-3 Saturday scoreline to complete a series sweep of the Bulldogs, cap an unbeaten season at home, and earn a spot in next weekend’s ECAC semifinals.