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James Yu

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Women's Lacrosse

Big First Half Lifts Harvard to Victory

For the sixth-straight time in school history, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team soundly defeated Holy Cross, 15-9, last night at Harvard Stadium. The Crimson is undefeated against the Crusaders, and its performance last night was an improvement over last year’s 13-10 victory.

For The Moment

Pong Participants Soberly Seek Glory

A night of House pride, trash-talking, and a whole keg of root beer ended with a miraculous three-cup comeback by ...

Men's Tennis

Tennis Splits Pair Of Friday Matches

Junior Alexei Chijoff-Evans and freshman Joshua Tchan teamed up in doubles to earn two victories for the Harvard men’s tennis team, which split the weekend with a loss versus No. 24 Duke and a win over Quinnipiac at the Murr Center on Friday.

Harvard Hoops Against Cancer
Student Groups

Basketball Tourney Raises Awareness

Members of the Harvard community played in a basketball tournament yesterday afternoon, competing for glory on the court and raising money to support cancer research.

Winter's Tale
Men's Basketball

Shooting for a Good Cause

Following the excitement of March Madness, the Harvard Cancer Society’s 3-on-3 tournament took place yesterday afternoon. The event raised over $300 for the Jimmy Fund, a Boston-based charity group that supports cancer research for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and targeted a different audience than many other HCS events.


NCAA Tourney Awaits Crimson

This weekend, the Crimson will be hosting the NCAA Fencing Championships for the third time at the Gordon Indoor Track.

Too Little Too Late

Softball Drops Pair in California

Despite senior Jessica Pledger’s solid performance—going 2-for-4 with two RBI—the Harvard women’s softball team suffered a pair of losses Tuesday.

Game Over
Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey's Season Ends in NCAA Quarterfinals

The No. 4 women's hockey team faced a 5-0 deficit at the midway point of the game and couldn't rally, as No. 5 Cornell earned its first trip to the Frozen Four.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Strives for Efficiency on the Court

Reviewing the first 10 games, in which all except one have been losses, one of the key flaws of the Harvard men's volleyball team is its overall lack of efficiency both offensively and defensively.

Nikol and Dimed
Men's Volleyball

Harvard Earns First Victory with Shutout

Using a new lineup, which moved co-captain Gil Weintraub to the setter position, the team got the chemistry it needed to finally get a win.

Mr. Rogers
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Can’t Hold On in Overtime Loss

Although the Crimson (7-19-3, 7-12-3 ECAC) had many opportunities early in overtime, the Golden Knights (8-22-4, 4-15-4) edged Harvard on Andrew Himelson’s first goal of the season three minutes into extra time.

One of a Bas-kind
Supplement Stories

A Tale of Two Baskinds

This year, sophomore Melanie Baskind, the Harvard soccer standout, has decided to pursue both of her long-time interests by joining the Crimson women’s lacrosse team.

A Good Christian
Men's Ice Hockey

Late-Game Struggles Trump Dominant Start

Even though the Crimson (7-15-3, 7-8-3 ECAC) outshot Rensselaer (16-13-3, 9-7-2), 10-2, in the third period, the Engineers withstood the barrage and came away with a 5-4 road victory.