After dancing with the best in last year's NCAA Tournament, the Harvard men's basketball team enters this season with a brighter spotlight on it than ever before. Meanwhile, the women's squad will look to rise new leadership to an Ivy League crown.
Former world No. 4 and Harvard tennis star James Blake, who turned pro after his sophomore year in 1999, won his first round match against Thiemo de Bakker at Wimbledon Tuesday. The win advanced Blake to the second round at Wimbledon for the first time since he was ousted in the second round in 2008.
Freshman Rebecca Nadler overcame an illness and an injury sustained from falling from a cliff at the Middlebury Carnival to emerge as one of the Crimson’s top skiers. In her first collegiate event, the Ottawa native qualified for the NCAAs, where she recorded a 20th place finish in one of her runs.