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 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.
Junior co-captain Nick Madden launched 11 kills and two service aces in a 3-0 sweep of MIT on Tuesday night to help the Crimson rebound from two weekend losses. Madden’s 115 kills this season is second on the Crimson to freshman outside hitter Branden Clemens, who had five kills on Tuesday.
Junior forward Lyndsey Fry, shown above in earlier action, found the back of the net twice in Harvard’s 5-2 defeat of Brown on Tuesday night at the Bright Hockey Center. Both of Fry’s goals in the contest were assisted by captain Jillian Dempsey, who entered the top 10 in points in school history.
Co-captain Jillian Dempsey, shown here in earlier action, scored Harvard's only goal in Saturday's 1-0 win over Union.
Co-captain Jillian Dempsey, shown above in previous action, netted her 18th goal of the season in the 4-0 victory.
Co-captain Jillian Dempsey, shown here in earlier action, helped the Harvard women’s hockey team to a 3-1 win over conference rival Cornell on Saturday. The win was Harvard’s first over the Big Red since 2008.
Freshman attacker Noah Harrison, shown above in previous action, tallied three saves in the Harvard men’s water polo team’s 10-7 victory over MIT on Saturday to take seventh place at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Eastern Championships hosted by Princeton.
Harvard sophomore Denis Nguyen, shown above in previous action, fell to two top-ranked opponents over the weekend. On Friday, No. 43 Jamie Whiteford bested Nguyen in two sets, and on Saturday, No. 24 Greg Andrews, topped Nguyen in three sets.
Senior midfielder Aisha Price set up the Harvard women’s soccer team’s lone goal in its 1-0 victory over Columbia on Saturday at Soldiers Field Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium. Late in the contest, Price’s cross found freshman Brooke Dickens, who scored the game’s only goal.
Harvard co-captain forward Jillian Dempsey kicked off the season by winning ECAC Player of the Week honors in the first week of competition.