Women's Water Polo
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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.
The Harvard men’s water polo team (12-4, 3-2 CWPA) dominated the pool this weekend, winning all five of its west-coast games over the course of three days.
Despite a strong start to the 2014 season, the Harvard women’s water polo team could not continue its winning ways towards the end of the campaign, finishing 15-20 overall and 2-3 in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Division.
The Harvard women’s water polo team saw its season come to an end this weekend at the CWPA Championship. The team entered the tournament as the seventh seed and came in seventh place overall.
On Saturday at Blodgett Pool, the Crimson (14-18, 3-3 CWPA South) won its first round game against George Washington, 12-3, before falling to No. 9 Princeton, 14-3, in the division semifinal. On Sunday, Bucknell beat Harvard, 9-6, in the third-place consolation match.
Wrapping up its regular season at Bucknell, the Harvard women’s water polo team dropped two contests to Brown and the Bison before defeating Mercyhurst.