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Cordelia F Mendez

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Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Advances to ECAC Semifinals

After 241 minutes of game time, the Crimson (23-5-4, 13-3-2 ECAC) and its depleted roster of just 17 players skated away with one loss, 3-2, and two wins, 3-2 and 4-0, against the Bulldogs (9-26-7, 6-11-7) in the ECAC Tournament quarterfinals.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Will Open Postseason Hosting Rival Yale

Just a week after leaving New Haven with a notch in the tie column, the No. 5 Harvard women’s ice hockey team will face Yale this weekend in the quarterfinals of the ECAC Women’s Hockey Tournament.

Women's Ice Hockey

Harvard-Backed U.S. Women's Hockey Falls to Canada in Gold Medal Game

Possessing a 2-1 lead with a minute remaining, the Americans squandered the advantage and eventually fell to the Canadians in sudden-death overtime, 3-2.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Suffers Loss to Clarkson

Looking solidify its presence at the top of the ECAC, the No. 6/6 Harvard women’s ice hockey team took a step down to second in the league at the hand of No. 5/5 Clarkson

D'oench ice hockey
Women's Ice Hockey

Clarkson, St. Lawrence to Face Women's Hockey in Critical Weekend

Clarkson will come to Cambridge on Friday sitting just one game behind the league-leading Crimson, with both teams highly aware that a Harvard loss could change conference standings with just two weeks of regular-season play to go. St. Lawrence, ranked sixth in the conference, faces the Crimson on Saturday at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

Women's Ice Hockey

No. 4/5 Women's Ice Hockey Tops Big Green

It may have been the Winter Carnival this weekend in Hanover, N.H., but there was little to celebrate for Dartmouth hockey enthusiasts as the Big Green (7-16-1, 6-11-1 ECAC) fell to the Harvard women’s ice hockey team, 4-1, on Friday night at Thompson Arena. The win was the Crimson’s fourth straight against its northern Ivy foes.

Men's Basketball

Confessions of an Almost-Tiger

My future in idyllic central New Jersey, clad in orange and black, died even faster than Mitch Henderson’s NBA career.

Mary Parker
Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Falls to Northeastern in Beanpot Semifinals

Two straight years of missing the Beanpot finals turned to three on Tuesday at the Conte Forum as the No. 3/5 Crimson (17-3-3, 13-2-2 ECAC) fell to Northeastern (14-12-2, 8-6-2 Hockey East). Despite a late rally by Harvard’s offense, a third period comeback effort fell short, and the Huskies took the matchup, 4-3.

Men's Basketball

Crimson Prepares to Take On Killer Ps

Welcoming Penn (4-11, 1-0) and Princeton (12-3, 0-1) to Lavietes Pavilion, Harvard will have a lot to prove.

Men's Basketball


The Harvard men's basketball team led at halftime, but the Crimson struggled offensively in the second half and suffered its second defeat of the season.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falters Late and Loses at Connecticut

The Harvard men’s basketball team (13-2) let its halftime lead slip away and fell, 61-56, at Gampel Pavilion.

Women's Basketball

Fordham Rolls over Women's Basketball, 64-44, in Holiday Classic Final

Junior forward Temi Fagbenle's fifth-straight double-double was not enough to keep the Harvard women's basketball team in the game as Fordham won its winter invitational.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Advances to Classic Final with Win Over Tulsa

A career-high 17 points from senior guard Jasmine Evans helped the Harvard women's basketball team edge Tulsa, 61-57, to advance to the final of Fordham's Holiday Classic.

Fordham at the half
Men's Basketball

Fordham at the half

After a back-and-forth start at Fordham, the Harvard men's basketball team pulled away in the final minutes of the first half to enter the intermission with an 11-point lead.

Men's Basketball Downs Fordham
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Downs Fordham

The Harvard men's basketball team avenged a 2011 upset with a close win in the Bronx on Saturday.

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