When asked to identify Harvard athletes, you might think of the football team taking the field at Harvard Stadium for The Game, the men’s basketball squad suiting up at Lavietes Pavilion, or the heavyweight crew team racing down the Charles River. A crowd of 50 people gathering in Pierce Hall 301 to play competitive video games might not be the first group that comes to mind.
After multiple weather delays that lengthened the match to six hours, the Crimson narrowly fell to Northwestern in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
Although not an official varsity sport, the Harvard Polo Club represents one of the few of its kind and, for its thirty-odd members, the defining feature of their Harvard experiences.
Winning matches against both Yale and Brown this weekend, the Crimson solidified its spot at number two in the Ivy League.
In its Ivy League openers, the No. 36 Harvard men’s tennis team split a hotly contested pair of matches, taking down No. 55 Cornell, 4-3, on Saturday, but falling short against No. 28 Columbia on Sunday.
The Crimson has a strong foundation of underclassmen on its side— led by sophomore Brian Yeung and freshman Grant Solomon—who helped carry the team to victory in its matches on Saturday.
The Harvard men’s tennis team continued its strong run of late, further building up for its main spring season as it earned a weekend sweep.
The Harvard men’s tennis team passed an important benchmark with flying colors this weekend in its buildup to its spring season, taking home the crown at the ECAC Division I Indoor Championship in Cambridge.
The Harvard men’s tennis team split its weekend matches on its West Coast swing, winning one of two against highly ranked squads as part of ITA Kick-Off Weekend.
For over a century, the concrete coliseum has served as a reflection of Harvard itself: a lasting institution, a beacon for the surrounding community, and a force for innovation and change.
While co-captain Denis Nguyen and sophomore Brian Yeung fell short for the Crimson on a national stage at the ITA Championships, the rest of the squad performed well at the Tribe Invitational and captured several All-Tournament awards.
After a fall season spent largely on the road, the Harvard men’s tennis team returned home for Halloween weekend, hosting the UTR Metro Open at the Murr Center.
Though the Crimson fell just shy of winning its third-straight Ivy crown, it still put together another strong conference campaign and proved that it can consistently compete on the national scene.
Junior Denis Nguyen became the first Harvard tennis player to reach the final four of the NCAA Men's Singles Championship since 2005.
The Crimson has now captured NCAA Tournament victories and advanced to the Round of 32 in each of the past three seasons.