The 69-59 victory at Allen Fieldhouse was the team’s eighth consecutive win. Wednesday’s victory was the team’s first victory over a power five conference opponent this season.
The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the notion of a ‘trap game’ on Sunday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion with a 59-38 win over visiting NJIT.
Senior forward Destiny Nunley, pictured here in earlier action, notched her first double-double of the year against Temple, grabbing ten rebounds while pacing the team with 21 points en route to the team’s fourth-straight win at home. The senior missed matching her season-high total in points by one, which she recorded in the team’s win against Maine which spurred the team’s winning streak.
Harvard enjoyed its first-ever triumph over the Owls, 73-62, thanks in part to the solid execution of a clever match-up zone defense.
The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the challenge of a midweek road trip to extend its season winning streak to five games on Tuesday night.
On the night where the usually prolific shooting of the Crimson was absent, Coach Kathy Delaney-Smith needed a spark from the bench, and that spark came in the form of Rooks.
With a 58-44 victory over Fairfield, Harvard also extended a four-game winning streak.
Looking to continue its current three game win streak, the Harvard women’s basketball team will take on Fairfield Saturday at Lavietes Pavilion for a 6 p.m. tip off.
While Joey Colton took home athlete of the week honors this week after leading men’s water polo to its first NCAA Tournament berth, four other Harvard student-athletes had notable performances for their respective teams, earning this week’s Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.
A win is a win, but Friday night’s 57-52 triumph for Harvard women’s basketball (2-1) was not pretty. The Crimson seemed determined to make its own life as hard as possible, turning a comfortable lead into an ultimately nail-biting win over Samford (1-2) at Lavietes Pavilion.