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Christine Clark '14 is one of a slew of Crimson basketball players who inked deals abroad. Clark joined the Lavezzini Parma squad in Italy, while men's basketball players Kyle Casey '14 and Brandyn Curry '14 signed deals with Slovenian and Dutch teams, respectively.
While Crimson athletes across many sports made news this summer, basketball, football, and crew all had multiple current and former athletes making headlines.
Despite the disappointments, the women's basketball season was marked by a number of individual and team accomplishments, including coach Kathy Delaney-Smith’s 515th career victory, a stat that makes the coach the all-time winningest Ivy League basketball head coach.
Co-captain Christine Clark was the Crimson's leading scorer this past season. The senior looks to take her talents overseas and play professionally in Europe.
The veteran guard has had little opportunity to reflect on her decorated collegiate career in the days following its conclusion, as she turned her focus toward preparing for her next athletic pursuit: professional basketball.
Boston Red Sox senior manager Jon Dienstag '05, New England Patriots Vice President Jessica C. Gelman '97, and Harvard head basketball coach Tommy spoke Wednesday about resilience in athletics at the Harvard Faculty Club.
The afternoon event served as a gathering for her supporters, as well as a pre-game party for the NCAA men's basketball game later that evening.
In co-captain Christine Clark’s four years playing in Lavietes Pavilion, the Crimson has accomplished nearly everything short of the elusive title.
Junior forward Temi Fagbenle, pictured above in previous action, ranked second on the team in points per game with 13.0 heading into Monday night’s contest, but could not get anything going against the Scarlet Knights. She shot just 2-for-9 and scored four points in a 63-52 Harvard loss.
After facing a barrage of three-pointers in its first-round WNIT win over Iona, the Harvard women’s basketball team fell, 63-52, to a Rutgers squad that launched all 61 of its shots from inside the arc in its WNIT second round matchup.
Clark’s last-second heroics helped the Crimson end Iona’s WNIT run as Harvard outlasted the Gaels (26-6, 18-2 MAAC), 90-89, at the Hynes Athletic Center.
Harvard will face Iona College, a team it has not played for 20 years, on Thursday night. The trip to New Rochelle, N.Y. marks the third consecutive season that the Crimson has advanced to the WNIT.
While sophomore Todd Preston top honors this week for his EIWA wrestling exploits, basketball players Steve Moundou-Missi, Laurent Rivard, and Temi Fagbenle are The Crimson's Athlete of the Week runners-up.