Freshman midfielder Mai Le played on an Ivy League-winning team this year, but she isn’t the first in her family to do so. Her mother led Harvard to Ivy titles in the late ’70s and early ’80s and still holds program records.
Shown here in earlier action, junior goalie Laura Bellamy recorded a shutout Friday evening against Colgate in Hamilton, N.Y., where a short-handed Crimson squad scored 42 seconds into the game and did not look back on the way to a 2-0 victory. Bellamy’s goals-against average fell to 0.66, among the nation’s best.
Harvard freshman Hillary Crowe, shown here in previous action, tallied a power-play goal in the second period to cut the Crimson’s deficit to just one goal, but host Cornell scored two more in the final frame to pull away to a 5-3 win Saturday evening in Ithaca, N.Y., to hand Harvard its first loss.
Freshman Cheta Emba (right) and sophomore Jessica Wright console fellow goalkeeper Bethany Kanten after the Crimson’s 3-0 loss to BU in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The rookie starter recorded four saves.
Co-captain Melanie Baskind paces the Crimson with eight goals and as many assists so far this season. Baskind and the Crimson seek retribution against crosstown rival Boston University in the first round of the NCAA tournament after falling to the Terriers, 3-0, earlier in the year.