Co-captain Kevin DiSylvestro looks to throw the ball during the Crimson’s matchup with MIT on Friday. Harvard could not keep up with the Engineers, who quickly amassed an 8-2 lead to put the game away.
Co-captain Melanie Baskind, shown here in action two days later against New Hampshire, knocked in two first-half goals to help Harvard take down Ivy League titleholder Penn, 2-0, on Friday night. Freshman goalkeepers Cheta Emba and Bethany Kanten teamed up to put together a shutout.
Thrust into the No. 1 spot in his first collegiate match, freshman Gary Power stepped up to the challenge, finishing the year with a 10-5 mark and placing seventh at the CSA individual championships. Power was the only member of the Harvard team to earn first-team All-America accolades.
Sophomore Elise Molnar, shown above in previous play, led the team in scoring and assists with two in each category in Saturday’s 11-5 loss against Princeton. Molnar then contributed three assists in the Crimson’s win over Bucknell. Harvard couldn’t contain Michigan, dropping the encounter, 13-10.
Freshman attacker Shayna Price put in an impressive performance in the early game of the twinbill on Saturday against Connecticut College. The Hawaii native scored a hat trick and added two assists and three steals to her totals. Harvard had no trouble defeating the Camels, 19-2, before taking on Marist College in a much closer encounter. The Crimson won it as well, 13-12.
In the final team match of his collegiate career, Harvard captain Reed Endresen led his team to a win over Cornell. Endresen, playing No. 2 for the Crimson, defeated the Big Red’s Alex Domenick in five sets.