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The Crimson fell to No. 15/17 Penn by a 9-4 margin at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The team has been unable to tally a victory against the Quakers in its last 15 matchups, dating back to 2001.
Returning home after its first two games of the season in California, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team fought through in-game adversity to come out victorious in its home opener.
The Crimson suffered a 14-10 loss to Stanford on Saturday, but the team rallied back on Sunday to defeat St. Mary’s, 18-7, and end the weekend with an even slate.
The women’s lacrosse team struggled to compile wins in a rebuilding season. The Crimson won just two league games and three overall in the entire season.
Starting in all 14 of the women’s lacrosse team’s games, captain Micaela Cyr tallied 31 goals and 47 points, both team highs. Her production was rarely enough though, as the squad struggled to score and finished 3-11.
In her final game for the Harvard women’s lacrosse team, captain Micaela Cyr recorded all four of the Crimson’s four assists, as well as five draw controls and a goal as her team finished with an 18-11 win.
Freshman Audrey Todd led the Harvard women’s lacrosse team with three goals in a 15-8 loss to Columbia Friday. Harvard held a 6-5 lead but was outscored, 10-2, in the second half. The defeat was the seventh straight for the Crimson, though the squad finished its season with a win Sunday.
Heading into the final weekend of play, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team faced off against the Big Green in Hanover, N.H. on Friday. Although the Crimson (3-11, 2-5, Ivy) held a one-point lead entering halftime, No. 20 Dartmouth (9-6, 5-2, Ivy) outscored Harvard, 10-2, in the second frame to win, 15-8.
Harvard (3-11, 2-5 Ivy) defended its home turf against Columbia (3-12, 0-7) in the team’s Ivy and season finale. After battling back and forth for possession, the Crimson squad was able top the Lions, 18-11, thanks to a second half surge.
Friday’s city-wide lockdown prompted seven Harvard varsity teams to postpone or withdraw from competition.
With two sharpshooting lacrosse teams, it all came down to draw controls and ground balls.
After hanging with the No. 13/16 Tigers for much of the contest, Harvard was unable to pull off the upset.
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team was unable to overcome an early deficit en route to a dropped contest to Holy Cross on Wednesday night at Holy Cross Field, 17-12.
After Harvard’s second-half run put the Crimson up, Brown quickly responded with four straight goals, and nine out of the next 11, bringing the final score to 15-9 and dropping Harvard to sixth place in the Ancient Eight.
Captain Micaela Cyr, shown above in earlier action, tallied three goals in Harvard’s road contest at Vanderbilt. Despite the senior’s third hat trick of the year, the Crimson fell to the Commodores, 15-11. Freshman attack Audrey Todd also had notched three goals in the road defeat.