Senior guard Victoria Lippert scored a game-high 24 points against Brown on Friday and followed it up with 19 on Saturday. It was the highest scoring weekend this season for Lippert, who is averaging 13.3 points per game.
After drawing a hotly contested match last Monday with local rival Boston University, the Crimson looks to extend its unbeaten streak for the season against the Flyers in its second home match of the year and then on the road against Colgate (4-2-1).
Four years into a career that has seen her walk away with two Ivy League titles as part of what is quickly becoming a women’s soccer dynasty, senior Taryn Kurcz has had quite a few memorably moments. But all things considered, Monday night’s game, under the lights of the “Fall Fiesta,” might have been Kurcz’s best yet at Harvard.
Despite last year’s Ivy League title for the men’s squad and the NCAA individual foil title for sophomore Alexandra Kiefer, another successful year was never a certainty for the nationally-contending Crimson fencing team. But with a second-place finish by the men’s squad in the Ivy League Championship, a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships, and individual silver medal for outgoing co-captain Valentin Staller in the saber, Harvard was nonetheless able to remain in the upper echelons of Ivy and national fencing.
The No. 4 lightweight first varsity eight finished third behind varsity eight winner Wisconsin and runner-up Stanford in Saturday's regatta. In Connecticut, Yale outdueled the Radcliffe heavyweights on the Housatonic.
With the heavyweights visiting Princeton for an Ivy-filled regatta on Lake Carnegie and the lightweights defending home water on the Charles, both Black and White crews faced a series of familiar foes this past weekend.
The No. 13 Radcliffe heavyweight crew’s racing results on Saturday proved to be as mixed as the day’s weather. Though the Black and White 1V was unable to take down the defending national champions No. 7 Brown, the Radcliffe heavyweight crew took three of four races for the day.