Harvard (4-24, 1-7 Ivy) entered the four-game weekend hoping to improve its record in the Ivy League but came away with just one win, thanks to Way’s heroic grand slam at the end of the first game against Big Red (4-20, 2-6).
Harvard’s own Harry Parker, coach of men’s heavyweight crew, is featured in a book about rowing: The Sport of Rowing, Two Centuries of Competition, a four-volume, 2500 page book about rowing by Peter Mallory. He just presented the latest two chapters, both of which focus on Parker yesterday on the website row2k.com.
Harvard women’s lacrosse let a game versus Boston College yesterday slip away, allowing five unanswered goals to be scored in the last six minutes. The Crimson (1-4) met the No. 20 Eagles (8-1) on Newton Campus and fell, 15-10.
The Crimson (17-10, 9-4 Ivy) entered this weekend’s road trip needing to win games against Penn (11-16, 5-8) Friday and the Tigers (23-4, 12-1) Saturday. Harvard kept its hopes alive with a win against Penn, but the team’s defensive mistakes kept it from success at Jadwin Gymnasium in New Jersey.