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Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Falls Short at Penn

It was a clash of the titans on Friday afternoon as the Harvard women’s soccer team visited rival University of Pennsylvania (4-4, 1-0 Ivy) for both squads’ first Ivy League game of the season.

Well Sheel-ded
Women's Soccer

Harvard Comes Through in Crucial Home Contest

It’s rare to find a preseason game that matters as much as Friday’s women’s soccer game.

Catch Me If You Can

Harvard Heads to Florida Contests

As the saying goes, “To be the best, one must play the best.”

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Bounces Back with Shutout

Three minutes is all it takes to make a Veritaffle, watch the new Harry Potter trailer, do Shakira’s Waka Waka dance, or make a banana split. Or you can win a soccer game.

Men's Soccer

The Full-Court Press: Baba Omosegbon '12

Few people can pronounce his last name, but that doesn’t really matter since #6 of the men’s soccer team rarely ...

Mann on Fire
Women's Soccer

SEASON RECAP: Soccer Cruises through Ivies, Wins League Title

After sharing the 2008 Ivy League championship with Princeton, the Harvard women’s soccer team took the field this past fall with the rest of the Ancient Eight clamoring to take the Crimson down. But last year’s win was no fluke.

Grin' and Bear It
Track and Cross Country

Harvard Track Posts Pair of Seventh-Place Finishes at Heps

The men's and women's track teams finished in seventh place at the outdoor Heptagonal Championships this weekend.

Brady Bunch
Track and Cross Country

Crimson Sets Sights On Heps

It’s simple. Nothing is bigger for the Harvard track and field team than the Heptagonal Championships.

Women's Water Polo

Water Polo Drops Three at Easterns

The unranked Crimson women's water polo team fell in three close contests to No. 7 Michigan (32-6), No. 19 Bucknell (17-10) and Maryland (15-19) to end the year 12-15.

Track and Cross Country

Crimson Wraps Up Stay at Penn Relays

While the week belonged to the ladies of the distance medley team—juniors co-captain Thea Lee and Claire Richardson and freshmen Carlyle Davis and Melissa Bellin—the weekend belonged to Harvard co-captain Jack Brady.

Track and Cross Country

Harvard Fares Well On Second Day of Penn Relays

Day two of the 116th Penn Relays started out with a bang for Harvard’s women’s track and field team.

Track and Cross Country

Track Team To Compete in Prestigious Penn Relays

What’s better: racing or meeting Usain Bolt?

Coach's Corner

Despite Success, Coach To Leave

It was a decision that left some in shock, others in tears, and many more in disbelief. Satinder Bajwa, the men’s and women’s squash coach who served Harvard for 11 years, told both teams Thursday at the Murr Center that despite recent victories—including the 2010 women’s national championship and two individual titles—his contract would not be renewed for the upcoming year.

Devan's Advocate
Women's Water Polo

Kennifer’s Quick Start Not Enough Against Hartwick

Playing in No. 11 Hartwick’s shallow Moyer Pool on Saturday, the Crimson (11-10, 0-1 CWPA North) faced defensive trouble in the new environment, eventually falling to the Hawks (19-4, 1-0), 15-8.

Pur-fect Aim
Women's Water Polo

Crimson Drops Road Contest

While revenge may be sweet, the Harvard women’s water polo team learned it isn’t always easy.