Being forced to move indoors after the rain cancelled original plans to play outside, the Harvard women’s tennis team (7-4) showed no signs of struggle this weekend, defeating both William and Mary (4-14) and Old Dominion (9-7, 2-2 CAA) on its road trip to Virginia.
The Harvard women's tennis team beat St. John's University, 4-3, Saturday afternoon at the Murr Center. The Crimson won seven straight matches—three in doubles, four in singles—before the Red Storm tallied its three points of the day.
In its final matches before the NCAA tournament, the Harvard wrestling team finished eighth at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships this weekend in Princeton, N.J. Five individual Crimson wrestlers earned spots on the podium.
When the Harvard women’s tennis team saw that Boston College, which had defeated the Crimson, 5-2, on Thursday, had lost to Syracuse, 4-3, the Crimson knew it needed to bring its A game to its dual match against the Orange on Sunday morning.
The Harvard wrestling team lost two tight matches Saturday against Brown and Boston University, 22-17 and 21-17, respectively. Both the Bears and the Terriers jumped out to early leads, but the Crimson stayed within striking distance, and both matchups came down to the final pairings.