Daniel A. Grafstein
In such a wonderful winter, there were a number of distinguished nominees for each of the season's awards. After much debate, here is the best of the winter in Harvard sports.
On Friday the Knicks had an opportunity to improve their playoff prospects against the ninth place Milwaukee Bucks and while they found their offensive rhythm Milwaukee, they had no answer for their opponent defensively and it fell 119-114.
In 2008, Harvard women’s hockey team capped off the first-ever perfect run through the East Coast Athletic Conference in a championship game against St. Lawrence in a riveting overtime win in Canton, N.Y.
With basketball fandom’s attention turned to one game, the stage was set for Jeremy Lin ’ 10 to take on the NBA’s most promising talents in Friday night’s BBVA Rising Star Challenge.
Highlighted by sophomore Rebecca Nadler’s second straight second-place result, the Crimson landed a pair of top-10 finishes.
The Harvard ski team competed in its third carnival in as many weekends, finishing ninth overall at Dartmouth this Saturday.
Defensive lapses on the side of the No. 8 Crimson proved to be crucial in its 4-2 loss against No. 6 Boston College on Tuesday night.
February may be the shortest calendar month, but it is not lacking in the big-game department. Here is a look at some of the games that could make or break seasons for squads with big postseason aspirations.
After taking a look at half of the first-round matchups on the women's side, we now examine two more faceoffs between Harvard's top female athletes: squash's Laura Gemmell v. skiing's Rebecca Nadler and fencing's Alexandra Kiefer v. hockey's Josephine Pucci.
Coming off an 8-0 clobbering of Yale, the No. 8/9 Harvard women’s hockey team continued to find the back of the net against Brown, cruising to a 3-0 victory Saturday afternoon at Meehan Auditorium in Providence, R.I.
Senior defensive tackle Josue Ortiz was recently selected to play in the Players All-Star Classic on Feb. 4 in Little Rock, Ark. Add it to the list of accolades for the Harvard MVP, Ivy League defensive player of the year, and member of six national All-America teams.
Among a field that included many of the nation’s top teams, the No. 3 Harvard men’s fencing team registered only one win in five attempts while the No. 7 women’s team only won twice on Saturday’s St. John’s Invitational at Carnasecca Arena in Jamaica, N.Y.
Earlier today we took a look at Winters v. Gibbons. Now, we focus our attention on the final first-round matchup on the men's side: squash's Gary Power against lightweight rower Andrew Campbell.
Despite a shocking 60-54 loss to Fordham on Tuesday, Harvard managed to remain in the top 25 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, coming in at No. 25. But the Crimson’s didn’t fare as well in the AP Top 25, receiving just 16 points and falling 10 spots, well out of the rankings.
A goal and an assist from both senior forward Alex Killorn and junior defenseman Danny Biega helped the Harvard men’s hockey team (4-4-5, 3-3-3 ECAC) come back to tie divisional foe No. 14 Union (9-5-6, 3-2-3 ECAC) on Friday night in Schenectady, N.Y.