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.
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.
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.
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.
The last Harvard athlete to compete in the London Olympics was Alex Meyer '10 in the men's 10k open water ...
A woman was raped in Harvard Yard early Friday morning, University police announced in an email to the Harvard community.
Samyr Laine '06 made headlines leading up to the games both for his famous freshman roommate, Facebook creator Mark E. ...
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Before the London 2012 Games Great Britain’s women’s basketball team had never played in an Olympic game. After five group-stage ...
The last home-weekend of the season figures to be far less exciting than those of recent years.
The eighth and final day at the Eton Dorney rowing complex and Harvard has another Olympic medalist. Henrik Rummel ’09 ...
Halfway through the London Olympic Games and Harvard already has three medals. But, a day after Esther Lofgren ’09 and ...
Winthrop park in Harvard Square was transported to mid-nineties Manhattan on Friday as Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi—his real name is Larry ...
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.
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.
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