Alexander Koenig

Sports Blog

Top Ten Moments of the Harvard Sports Summer

You usually don’t associate the summer months with collegiate athletics. But for a number of reasons—one big one being the Olympics—the summer of 2012 was different for Harvard athletes. Here are just a few of the memorable moments from an incredible three months, in no particular order.

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Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Hosts Michigan State in Home Opener

In the Spartans (1-2-1), the Crimson (0-1-1) faces its first big conference test at home since a 2-1 victory over Stanford of the Pac-12 in the 2010 home opener.

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Falls to Northeastern, 1-0

Like a spitfire, Northeastern senior attacking midfielder Dante Marini tore through the Harvard defense on run after run. Marini, listed at 5’3”, and fellow senior Don Anding left the Crimson defenders gassed and created scoring chances all afternoon as the Huskies (3-0-0) defeated Harvard (0-1-1), 1-0, in front of a capacity crowd Sunday at Northeastern.

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Opens Season With 1-1 Tie

Momentum from a strong spring exhibition season seemed to carry over into the Harvard men’s soccer team’s Friday matchup at UMass. But despite dominating possession and outshooting the Minutemen, 19-10, the Crimson (0-0-1) opened its season in a 1-1 deadlock.

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Men's Swimming

Day 14 At the London Olympics: Meyer '10 Comes 10th in 10k Open Water

The last Harvard athlete to compete in the London Olympics was Alex Meyer '10 in the men's 10k open water ...

Crime

Woman Allegedly Raped in Harvard Yard

A woman was raped in Harvard Yard early Friday morning, University police announced in an email to the Harvard community.

Track and Cross Country

Day 13 At the London Olympics: Laine '06 Comes Up Short in Final

Samyr Laine '06 made headlines leading up to the games both for his famous freshman roommate, Facebook creator Mark E. ...

Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Earns Varsity Status

UPDATED: August 18, 2012, at 2:15 a.m.

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Women's Basketball

Olympic Update: Fagbenle '15 and Team GB eliminated from basketball competition

Before the London 2012 Games Great Britain’s women’s basketball team had never played in an Olympic game. After five group-stage ...

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Releases Home Schedule

The last home-weekend of the season figures to be far less exciting than those of recent years.

Men's Crew

Day 8 at the London Olympics: Bronze for Rummel '09

The eighth and final day at the Eton Dorney rowing complex and Harvard has another Olympic medalist. Henrik Rummel ’09 ...

Women's Basketball

Day 7 at the London Olympics: Buckland '06 misses out on the medals

Halfway through the London Olympic Games and Harvard already has three medals. But, a day after Esther Lofgren ’09 and ...

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Harvard Square

The Soup Nazi Visits Harvard Square

Winthrop park in Harvard Square was transported to mid-nineties Manhattan on Friday as Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi—his real name is Larry ...

Harvard Square

A Surprising Reversal: Free Soup For You!

Larry Thomas, Seinfeld's (in)famous Soup Nazi, will be coming to Harvard Square on Friday, manning a food truck with a Seinfeld-based menu on a national tour.

Team USA
Men's Crew

Day 6 at the London Olympics: Gold for Davies '05 and Lofgren '09

One day after Malcolm Howard ’05 (CAN) became the most decorated male rower in Harvard Olympic history with a silver medal in the men’s eight, Esther Lofgren ’09 and Caryn Davies ’05 joined him on the podium, winning gold with the women’s eight for Team USA.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

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Columns

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