Junior co-captain Siyani Chambers and his Harvard men's basketball team will take on another local foe on Monday night: Boston University
Junior co-captain Siyani Chambers had 10 points and seven assists Monday as the Harvard Crimson won its sixth straight home game to open the 2014 season.
Co-captain utilityman Carlton Bailey, who leads the Crimson with a .317 batting average, added to his mark on Monday against UMass in the championship round of the Beanpot. Bailey went 2-for-3 to help Harvard celebrate Patriots Day with its third all-time Beanpot win, and first since 2005.
The Harvard softball team is riding an 18-game winning streak into the final stretch of its season. With wins this weekend against Dartmouth, the squad could clinch the Division Title.
Junior Laura Ricciardone pitched six innings against Cal State Bakersfield to earn the win and improve to 5-5 on the season.
Harvard's Amanda Sohby, who is ranked No. 1 nationally, remained unbeaten on Sunday and lost only 14 points as the Crimson remained undefeated.
Last season, point guard Siyani Chambers led the Crimson to an Ivy League title and the second round of the NCAA tournament. The sophomore floor general will look to take Harvard even farther this year.
A figure skating exhibition was held at Bright Hockey Center to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund for the 42nd year.
In his first year directing the Crimson offense, Siyani Chambers played over 37 minutes per game. The team’s primary ball-handler, Chambers led the team—and all rookies nationally—with 5.7 assists per contest.
Saunders scored double digits in every game but one and led the Ivy League with 16.2 points per game. Saunders also shot 50 percent from deep.
Sophomore pitcher Tanner Anderson is one of three standout sophomores leading the Harvard Baseball Team. The multidimensional sophomore has contributed on the mound, at second base, and in the batter’s box.