Junior Denis Nguyen, the No. 2 seed going into the ITA Northeast Regionals, advanced to the tournament finals, where he fell to Columbia’s Winston Lin in three sets. Lin is ranked 54th nationally in singles play.
2-meter player Ben Zepfel was one of seven talented freshmen to join Harvard water polo this season. Zepfel, who led the team in goals with 78 over the season, was named the team’s Most Valuable Player for 2012.
Senior Aisha Price started in 14 women’s soccer games, tallying seven points, last fall before co-captaining the women’s water polo team in the winter and spring. She credits her coaches and Harvard’s Ivy League affiliation for allowing her to compete in two sports.
In the final weekend of play for the Harvard softball team, junior captain Shelbi Olson tallied two RBIs, three steals, and her only triple of the season. She ends her season on a 15-game hitting streak.
Sophomore Alex Steinroeder, shown here in previous action, was victorious in his singles match at line four as well as in doubles with partner freshman Kelvin Lam. Steinroeder finishes the regular season with a 16-13 singles record but is 8-1 when teaming up with Lam.
In a 5-4 loss to Dartmouth, Kasey Lange went 1-for-1 with a home run and three walks. The homer was her 13th of the year. The rest of the Harvard softball team combined to hit 10 home runs this season. Lange also leads her squad in hits and RBI and posted a .461 on-base percentage.
Sophomore Denis Nguyen and partner junior co-captain Casey MacMaster are the 52nd ranked-doubles tandem in the country, and they’ve looked that way so far this season, with an 8-1 record at the No. 1 spot. Harvard has won 12 straight doubles points and has not lost in the Ivy League since April 8, 2012.
Freshman Nicky Hu, shown above in previous action, dropped his first singles set against Drake, 6-2, but came back to seal the team victory by winning the second set, 6-3, before claiming the third-set tiebreaker, 7-6(5). The loss was the Bulldogs’ first in its last 18 matches as they fell, 4-2.