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Despite keeping the game knotted up at four after the first half, the Crimson ended up falling by a score of 15-8 at in Princeton, N.J., concluding Harvard's season. On the flip side, Princeton went on to defeat Penn in the Ivy League final two days later.
As classes wind down and students prepare for final exams, the women’s golf team found success at a final of their own. After leading their team to an Ivy League Championship, junior Courtney Hooten and sophomore Anne Cheng earned this weeks Athlete of the Week honors. However, there were a few other Crimson athletes who had strong performances this week.
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team (7-7, 3-3 Ivy League) came up with a decisive 12-1 victory against UMass Lowell (0-16) on its home turf Tuesday night to even its record to .500 heading into the end of regular season play.
Harvard sophomore Marisa Romeo (right), shown here against Columbia on March 7, scored four goals on Tuesday before the Crusaders scored their first.
Sophomore Marisa Romeo scored four goals as Harvard raced out to an 8-0 lead Tuesday night in a 12-4 victory over the visiting Crusaders.
Even though sophomore attack Marisa Romeo tallied her highest point total of the season, the Crimson could not get past the Eagles.
Freshman Megan Hennessey had a hat trick in the Crimson's victory over Brown to push the team above .500.
Behind hat tricks from freshman midfielder Julia Glynn and sophomore midfielder Megan Hennessey as well as a strong defensive performance, the Crimson downed Brown to pick up its second straight Ivy win.
Sophomore Marisa Romeo will lead the Crimson into battle with Ivy League foe Brown
Despite a five-goal loss last week to a strong Cardinal squad and a close game against a Dartmouth team that has yet to win a game, the Crimson is hoping to pounce on a Bears team that has struggled in the conference.
With a young team, the Crimson looked to its early games for experience before Ivies.
Sophomore attacker Marisa Romeo has played a key role so far this season.
Underclassmen dominate the roster, making up 16 of the 24 spots on a team that features only one senior. It has been that small cluster of sophomores, though, that contributed to much of the Harvard’s success last season and continue to be difference-makers this year.
Although it currently stands with a .500 record at 4-4, the Harvard women’s lacrosse squad has sharpened a young team into a mature squad ready to dive into Ivy League play because of its tough schedule.
Already midway through their respective seasons, the Crimson lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams head into the bulk of their Ivy League schedules with conference titles still up for grabs.