Year in Sports 2014
Sophomore Mary Parker, who was third on the women’s ice hockey team in goals, celebrates after a score on Northeasterm during the opening round of the Beanpot. The Crimson finished third in the tournament.
Peyton Johnson will graduate as a two-time co-captain and two-time Ivy League champion. She may be leaving Cambridge, but her legacy of competitive spirit will remain with the team long after she departs.
Junior defensive end Zachary Hodges continued to be a threat to opposing offenses from all over the Ivy League this season.
The women's golf team also further cemented its status at the top of the Ancient Eight with its third consecutive Ivy League title and among the elite of Division I golf programs with a Harvard-best 13th-place finish at the NCAA Division I Central Regional in Stillwater, Okla.
On Oct. 26, the undefeated Harvard and Princeton football teams faced off in Cambridge, with the winner earning the driver’s seat in the race for an Ivy League championship. The showdown featured nearly a thousand yards of offense, close to 100 total points scored, and lasted just under four hours.
After back surgery in the August prior to his junior year, Jake Gambitsky returned to the Harvard men’s lacrosse team before the 2014 season as a better goaltender and a better leader.
At halftime against Cornell, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team was tied, 6-6, with the then-No. 2 Big Red. But this was not just halftime for the game. This was the halftime for the season.