Amidst concerns about the loss of its two top defenders, the Crimson opened the season with a five-game winning streak. Harvard won its first Ivy League title in four years and lost in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament got off to a rocking start for the Harvard women's hockey team on Friday afternoon, as it took down Dartmouth, 3-0, in the first of a three-game opening round series.
It’s always intense when a Crimson squad pays a visit to New Haven. The rivalry is a particularly central one in squash, as the two schools have combined to win 41 of the 68 national championships in the collegiate history of the sport.
The stakes were high across the river at the Murr Center, as Harvard men’s squash took on Yale (11-3, 5-2 Ivy) with an Ivy League title on the line. The Crimson (15-2, 6-1) and its chief rival were tied at the top of the Ivy League at 5-1 in conference play going into their first match since ‘Nemo’ disrupted both squads’ schedules.