The Harvard women’s hockey team earned a spot in the ECAC championship game for the first time since 2008 on Saturday afternoon at Lynah Rink. The No. 6/7 Crimson (24-3, 17-3-2 ECAC) defeated No. 5 Clarkson (28-9, 18-4), 4-2, despite being outshot by the Golden Knights in the semifinals matchup.
Just over three minutes into the game, the Harvard women’s hockey team had already netted two goals and set the tone for its match against Colgate (9-19-3, 4-13-3 ECAC) Saturday night at Starr Arena. The Crimson (19-4-2, 15-2-1) bounced back from a Friday night loss against league rival Cornell to top the Raiders, 5-2.
When freshmen Emerance Maschmeyer and Miye D’Oench stepped onto the ice for the final game of the 2012 Women’s World U-18 Championship in the Czech Republic, they were opponents. Three months after Maschmeyer and Canada defeated D’Oench and the United States, the duo will share the ice again, this time as teammates.
After failing to win a tournament in a 2010-11 season marked by three second-place finishes, the Harvard women’s golf team came charging back in 2011-12 with five first-place finishes over the course of this season.
Following its first-place victory at the Ivy League Championships, the Harvard women’s golf team faced its toughest set of competitors yet at the NCAA Central Regional at Ohio State's Scarlet Course this past weekend.
Even in the midst of winds that reached 40 miles per hour, the Harvard women’s golf team was able to keep its winning streak alive and earn a first-place finish at the Ivy League Championships this past weekend.