Guard Shilpa Tummala rises up for a layup in last year's action against Princeton.
Two wins this weekend would see Harvard climb past Penn, currently top of the conference, and into first place.
Co-captain AnnMarie Healy (24) shot 13-of-14 from the floor in a win over Columbia on Saturday.
Co-captain AnnMarie Healy shot 13-of-14 from the field against Columbia on Saturday, finishing with 27 points and six rebounds in what amounted to a 69-66 win over the Lions.
Senior captain AnnMarie Healy, shown in previous action against Maine, scored a career-high 27 points against Columbia Saturday night.
A couple of career highs in points fueled the Harvard women’s basketball team (8-9, 3-1 Ivy) to a weekend sweep in New York this weekend, as the Crimson downed both Cornell and Columbia on back-to-back days.
In a game that saw the Crimson trail throughout most of the matchup, the Crimson’s late comeback against the Big Green fell short.
In its first Ivy League matchup of the season, the Harvard women’s basketball team came away with a win over Dartmouth on Saturday night. Playing in Hanover, N.H., the Crimson held its opponent to a season low 43 points on 32 percent shooting from the field.
Playing in its last non-conference matchup of the season, the Harvard women’s basketball team couldn’t erase a 19-point deficit despite a late comeback attempt against Chattanooga on Monday night.
Coming into the game on a two-game losing streak, the Crimson held off a late run by Samford to start the new year with a victory.
Despite a strong shooting night from the Crimson on Wednesday, Stony Brook came away with a victory after freshman guard Davion Wingate split a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining to give her side a one-point edge.
Despite going on a 18-4 run late in the second half to pull within five, the Harvard women’s basketball team ultimately could not make up a 19-point deficit as it fell to Fairfield, 67-50.
At the heart of the excitement and drama lies a rivalry that stretches back a century and a half. Although football may be the most salient part of this competition, the rivalry is a tradition between Harvard and Yale that runs deeper than the gridiron.
It was game of runs on Tuesday night for the Harvard women’s basketball team, who lost at home, 85-81, against Eastern Michigan on Tuesday night. Despite setting a number of season highs on the offensive end of the ball, the Crimson struggled on the defensive end, ultimately leading to a loss in the high-scoring affair.
Harvard led by 10 points midway through the third quarter, but the Crimson’s defensive woes and offensive mistakes led to Eastern Michigan storming back into the game and ultimately a Harvard loss.