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The 76-27 loss to the University of Virginia (11-0) is the worst that the Crimson has suffered under the tenure of head coach Tommy Amaker. In the first half, where the Crimson scored just eight points, Harvard made five percent of its field goals—a figure lower than the school’s 5.6 percent admissions rate.
Our time as Sports Chairs has been shaped entirely by the people around us whose stories we try to tell every day. It’s the injured but headstrong team captain, the bench player who sinks a gamewinner, the coach who’s been here since before either of us were born, the hardworking photographer, and the managing editor who puts up with our antics every day.
One could say that Harvard sophomore Nikki Okwelogu’s shot put and discus career has been successful.
After a tight first thirty minutes of play, the Crimson outscored BU, 25-11, over the final 10:39 of the game.
After tying the game late in regulation and the first overtime, the Crimson pulled away in the second extra period.
With 7:44 to play and his team clinging to a nine-point lead, senior wing Wesley Saunders showed a bit of the reason why he came into Wednesday’s game seventh in the nation in scoring.
Junior goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer stopped all 19 Big Green shots on goal in the second and third periods and finished Tuesday night with 27 saves.
Playing at Bright-Landry Hockey Center for the first time in over a month, the No. 10/10 Harvard women’s ice hockey beat the Big Green, 4-1.
Senior wing Wesley Saunders’s three-point play with 38 seconds left—which had put Harvard up three—proved to give the team an insurmountable lead as the Crimson notched its best nonconference victory of the year, 75-73, in a game in which neither squad led by more than three in the final 17 minutes.
A barrage of three-pointers late in the first half by the Houston Cougars (2-0) has been the equalizer through 20 minutes at Lavietes Pavilion.
From championship implications to a late comeback to dramatic, pressure-packed moments, the 31,062 fans that crammed into Harvard Stadium on Saturday afternoon were treated to a historic affair.
Harvard finishes undefeated for third time in century.
With a share of the Ivy League title already on lock, the Harvard football team will play Yale for sole possession of the conference crown and the elusive 10-0 perfect record. On Saturday at Harvard Stadium, it will be a battle of the Crimson's stalwart defense against a tough Bulldogs offense at the 2014 edition of The Game.
With 10.9 seconds left in the game, the ball was right where coach Tommy Amaker wanted it. It was in senior wing Wesley Saunders’s hands, with Harvard down one to local foe Holy Cross.