Despite nearly matching their opponent in hits, nine to 10, respectively, Harvard could not translate their success at the plate into runs. A dominant fourth inning, was neutralized by a strong performance from Boston College in the final four innings, the Eagles scoring six throughout and the Crimson one.
Co-captain Alexander Kerfoot ‘17 looks up at the scoreboard as Boston University players celebrate behind him following a 4-3 Terrier victory in double-OT at the 2015 Beanpot. The two sides will meet again in this year's championship game.
Junior Madhav Dhingra lost his match in straight sets, 11-9, 11-3, 12-10, on Wednesday, and he was one of five Crimson to walk off the court empty-handed againt No. 2 Trinity. The nail-biting defeat, Harvard’s first of the season, drops the Crimson to No. 2 in the rankings and pushes Trinity up to the No. 1 spot.
Pictured above, defenseman Wiley Sherman will look to anchor the Crimson’s defense against Northeasern. The last time these two sides met in the first round of the Beanpot, Harvard lost to the Huskies 6-0.
The Crimson women’s squash team last suffered defeat more than two years ago. The date was Jan. 11, 2015. The final score was a tight 5-4. Since then, Harvard has won two national championships and seems poised to claim a third. Through five games so far, the women are still undefeated.