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Coming off of a 2013 season that saw the team win just three games, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team improved its record greatly in 2014, going 9-7 and gaining a berth in the Ivy League Tournament for the first time in two years.
With 3.5 seconds remaining in regulation and down one goal to Penn, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team seemed to be nearing the end of its season.
In a game which saw both teams go on scoring streaks in the first half before experiencing some difficulty scoring in the second stanza, the Crimson (9-6, 4-3 Ivy) suffered a tough 9-8 loss to the Big Green (6-8, 3-4) on Senior Night.
In one of its most important games of the season, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team survived a tough challenge from one of the Ivy League’s bottom dwellers to clinch a spot in this year’s Ivy League Tournament for the third time in the program’s history.
Sophomore midfielder Audrey Todd scored a career-high four goals to lead the Harvard women’s lacrosse team past Boston University.
Freshman attacker Marisa Romeo, shown here in previous action, had three goals in a double-overtime loss against No. 15 Penn.
Harvard women's lacrosse came into its contest with Princeton tied for second in the Ivy League, but fell behind the Tigers with the loss.
In a game with big Ivy League implications, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team suffered a sound defeat against conference rival Princeton, 15-6.
The Crimson (7-4, 3-1 Ivy) took a break from conference play with a mid-week match up against the Crusaders (5-10, 3-3 Patriot League) in Worcester. The first half was when Harvard solidified its offense, scoring 10 goals in the opening 30 minutes of play, while holding Holy Cross to only one scoring drive.
The Harvard women's lacrosse team secured its third win of the season after scoring the first five goals of the game against Brown at Harvard Stadium on Saturday.
Lacrosse came up with a 12-8 victory over Vanderbilt (4-7, 1-1 ALC) at home. With the win, the Crimson (5-4, 2-1 Ivy) moved above .500 on the season.
The Crimson (4-4, 2-1 Ivy) fell back to .500 on the season with its 13-9 loss to the Terriers (8-2, 1-2 ACC) Wednesday night at Soldiers Field.
The Crimson (4-3, 2-1 Ivy) were triumphant against the Bulldogs (5-2, 1-2) Saturday in New Haven, taking home its second win against an Ancient Eight opponent this season with the 11-8 victory.
Despite a strong game from freshman attacker Megan Hennessey, who had two goals and four draw controls, Harvard could not keep up with the fast paced Orange offense.
After struggling on offense in last week’s lone contest against Penn, the Crimson was firing on all cylinders in Cambridge this weekend against Marquette.