As the saying goes, revenge is a dish best served cold, and it was a dish the Harvard men’s volleyball team whipped up Thursday night, fighting back from a late deficit to take down George Mason, 3-2, in the EIVA semifinals.
The Harvard men’s volleyball team (7-2, 3-1 EIVA) added to the program’s best win over No. 9 Penn State by racking up another straight set conference victory over St. Francis (5-9, 2-3 EIVA) Saturday night at the Malkin Athletic Center, 3-0.
Harvard (9-1, 4-1 Ivy) was expected to have little trouble with the Lions Saturday afternoon, as Columbia is in its second season as a varsity program. On the other hand, the Big Red came to Cambridge with plans of snagging an upset against the 2012 CSA national champions. But after a sweep of the first round of matches, led by co-captain Natasha Kingshott, the win never looked in doubt for the hosts.
Junior forward Lyndsey Fry and sophomore defender Michelle Picard are used to taking the ice for Harvard women’s hockey coach Katey Stone in the Crimson’s red and white uniforms. But next month, the duo will be adding a third color to their jerseys when Stone sends them on the ice: blue.
After opening its weekend at the Princeton Invitational with a win on Friday night, the Harvard men’s water polo team (3-4) could not fend off its opponents on Saturday and Sunday, dropping the final three games of the tournament.
Squash is, by nature, an individual sport. But with the CSA Team National Championships on the line, the veterans of Harvard women’s squash team (17-0, 7-0 Ivy) showed how crucial the team aspect can be to a successful season.