Robert F Worley
Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino received an honorary degree from Harvard in May 2013.
The Radcliffe women's heavyweight Championship Eight finished seventh in the Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend. The lightweight Championship Eight finished second in its competition.
Kyle Casey's first dunk, a powerful windmill, was good enough for second place and a spot in the final round.
Junior forward Kenyatta Smith swats away a shot attempt by Saunders. After seizing the starting center position at the end of last season, Smith's development will be crucial to Harvard's success.
Agunwa Okolie earned the top score in the first round and managed to outlast Casey in the final round to earn the dunk crown despite failing to convert this spectacular through-the-legs attempt.
After leaping over junior guard Matt Brown on his previous attempt, Casey's final dunk was a two-handed slam over 6'10" sophomore Mike Hall.
Returning to action at Lavietes Pavilion for the first time since the 2011-12 season, captain Brandyn Curry is defended by Siyani Chambers, with whom he will share point guard duties this year.
Highly touted freshman Zena Edosomwan, defended here by Mike Hall, made an impressive debut for the Crimson, totaling a team-high 16 points and displaying an array of low-post moves.
Captain Laurent Rivard converts a fast-break layup for the Black squad. Harvard's top three-point threat, Rivard was upset in the three-point shootout by Curry.
A unanimous first-team All-Ivy selection and Harvard's leading scorer last year, Wesley Saunders had seven points for the Crimson, helping his team defeat the Black, 36-31.
Christian Webster, the winningest player in Harvard men’s basketball history, is returning as an assistant coach for the team this season. Though the squad’s first official game is weeks away, it will play an intra-team scrimmage at Lavietes Pavillion on Friday night.
Hitting the water for just the second time this year, four boats will compete for the Black & White at the Head of the Charles Regatta.
The men's lightweight crew team, showed here in earlier action, took home the Biglin Bowl after downing MIT and Dartmouth in the 1V race.