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Powered by a defense that recorded 38 digs on Friday, the Crimson held the Patriots to a .106 kill percentage and clinched a spot in the four-team postseason alongside Penn State, Princeton, and George Mason.
For many of Harvard's athletes of faith, religion is a strong component of their identity both on and off the field. However, balancing that identity with the demands of a varsity sport is anything but easy.
Friday's festivities at Matthews Arena recognized Jimmy Vesey as a member of the 2015 “Hobey Hat Trick”—one of three finalists for college hockey’s highest individual honor—alongside North Dakota junior goaltender Zane McIntyre and the evening’s eventual winner, Boston University freshman forward Jack Eichel.
In its last nonconference matchup of the season, the men's lacrosse team was able to narrowly get past the Terriers to pick up a 9-8 win.
After a Cornell goal with 40 seconds left threatened to send the game into overtime, junior attackman Devin Dwyer picked off a pass intended for Big Red defenseman Jordan Stevens moments later and scored to seal the Crimson's first Ivy League win of the season.
Already midway through their respective seasons, the Crimson lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams head into the bulk of their Ivy League schedules with conference titles still up for grabs.
Men’s hockey standout forward Jimmy Vesey, a Nashville Predators prospect, announced his intent to return to Harvard for his senior season on Tuesday.
The Harvard men's ice hockey team saw its season come to a close in South Bend, Ind. on Saturday after dropping its NCAA tournament opener to Nebraska-Omaha, 4-1.
Senior wing Wesley Saunders had North Carolina on its heels for much of Thursday's game, but Harvard fell just short, 67-65.
When Harvard meets Minnesota for the national championship, the game will mean more than clash of two highly talented teams. It will also symbolize the clash of two hockey cultures.
For the third time in 11 years, the Minnesota women's ice hockey team denied Harvard the NCAA title, defeating the Crimson, 4-1.
The last time the sixth seed in the ECAC men’s hockey tournament was crowned a champion, Harvard was the one lifting the Whitelaw Cup. Eleven years later, the Crimson did it again.
Led by Crimson junior goalie Emerance Maschmeyer’s season-high 43 saves, the Harvard women’s ice hockey team defeated Boston College, 2-1, to advance to the NCAA championship game to be held on Sunday afternoon.
After earning a spot in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2006, the Harvard men's ice hockey team heads to South Bend, Ind., where it will take on Nebraska-Omaha in the opening round. The start of the tournament comes on the heels of the end of the NCAA Women's Frozen Four, which saw the Crimson reach the national championship game before falling to Minnesota. The Harvard men's basketball team also made the tournament but fell to fourth-seeded North Carolina, 67-65, when senior wing Wesley Saunder's three-pointer clanged off the backboard and rim as time expired.
Trailing 2-1 in the final minutes of regulation, Harvard’s season appeared to be on life support. But a late goal from Patrick McNally and a Jimmy Vesey double-overtime winner launched Harvard into next weekend's ECAC tournament semifinals in Lake Placid, N.Y.