Women's Water Polo
Senior Yoshi Andersen, shown in previous action, notched her first goal of the 2016 season in a 14-5 victory over Iona.
The No. 22 Harvard women’s water polo team jumpstarted its 2016 season by cruising to a two-match sweep at Blodgett pool on opening day Saturday, beating Villanova 14-4 before downing Iona in similar fashion, 14-5.
The Harvard women's water polo team fell in the first round Friday before splitting its games in the consolation bracket.
The No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team finished its regular season with a split in its final two-game weekend slate, taking down George Washington but falling short to No. 13 Princeton by equivalent 15-7 scores.
Senior Kalina Grabb was one of six athletes who managed to score in a defensive brawl against Brown
Senior goalie Ariel Dukes was part of a strong defensive effort which held Brown to a mere six goals.
In the first matchup this season against the Bears in the Ivy League tournament, the Crimson fell by one goal. This time, the squad came away with a tightly contested 7-6 victory at home.
Entering the week ranked fourth in the CWPA Poll, the Crimson managed to win its first contest of the weekend against Notre Dame College but fell to Indiana and Michigan, two of the three teams that separate Harvard from the top of the rankings.
Junior Yoshi Andersen leads the Crimson with 49 goals this season.
The resurgent Harvard women's water polo team will play three games against CWPA Western teams at Princeton's DeNunzio Pool on Saturday and Sunday.
The Harvard women’s water polo team (14-7, 5-1 CWPA) trekked to sunny California to take on some of the nation’s best in its annual spring break trip. Adjusting to outdoor play proved to be a smooth transition as the Crimson claimed three wins out of five games in just four days of play.
The Crimson improved to 8-4 on the year after sweeping a trio of road contests at Bucknell over the weekend.
In a showdown between Ancient Eight teams, the Crimson won the consolation game to bring home third place.
After dropping two games to Wagner and Princeton on Saturday, the Crimson brought its record back over .500 with victories over Villanova and Iona on Sunday.