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Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Trounces Princeton

The Crimson came out firing from the start and never looked back en route to a 36-0 victory over the Tigers.

Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Bounces Back Big Against Brown

Going back to its roots, the Crimson looked and played like a new team, tearing past the Bears in a 57-7 routing.

Women's Rugby

Brown Represents U.S. at Nationals

As a co-captain of the Crimson’s first-ever varsity rugby team, Xanni Brown has a wealth of experience on the field. But in addition to her almost four years as a starter for the squad, Brown has the added experience of having played for the women’s national team in the summer of 2011, less than a year after attending her first rugby practice.


Linebacker Returns to Lead Crimson

Work to win. That’s the motto that senior linebacker Joshua Boyd has adopted during his career at Harvard.

Making History
Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Falls Short in its First-Ever Varsity Contest

Under the bright lights of Cumnock Field, the Harvard women’s rugby team took the field Tuesday night for its first-ever game as a varsity squad.

Women's Squash

Female Athlete of the Year: Amanda Sobhy

Sobhy became the first player in over a decade to clinch back-to-back Ramsay Cups. But her quest is not over yet, as the sophomore hopes to become the first player in over 30 years to win four straight individual national titles.

Women's Squash

Team of the Year, Runner-Up: Women's Squash

After capturing the CSA National Championships last year, the team repeated its success, dropping just one match overall.

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming & Diving Season Recap

The Crimson cruised through an undefeated dual meet season en route to a second place finish at Ivy League Championships.

Women's Rugby

Athletic Department Announces New Women's Rugby Coach

As the Harvard women’s rugby team transitions to varsity status next year, the Crimson will have an experienced leader at the helm of the emerging program. The Harvard Athletic Department announced the hiring of Sue Parker last Wednesday. Parker will take over as head coach of the varsity team starting in the fall of 2013.


Sailing Shows Improvement Over Weekend

The Harvard sailing team split up along the Charles River, as the Crimson competed in three regattas in the Boston area.


Sailing Competes Against Local Rivals

The team looked to capitalize on its success from last weekend, when Harvard notched a victory at the Ted Ferrarone Team Race.

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming and Diving Sends Six to NCAA's

Harvard’s performance at the season-ending meet did not quite live up to its regular-season promise. The Crimson turned in eight top-30 performances but failed to reach the finals in any event.

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming and Diving Sends Eight To NCAAs

In their final competitive event of the season, eight members of the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team will hit the water in Indianapolis to compete in the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Coming off a season in which the Crimson went undefeated in dual meets before barely losing the Ivy League Championships to four-time defending champion Princeton, Harvard will have one final test against the nation’s best squads.

Women's Swimming

Li is Only Crimson Swimmer at Women's NCAA's

While the rest of her team’s season concluded with a fifth-place finish at the ECAC Championships, junior Sara Li’s season was not quite over. This past weekend, the co-captain was the lone member of the Harvard women’s swimming and diving team to compete at the 2013 NCAA Championships.

Men's Swimming

Mosca Qualifies for NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

With a second-place finish in the one-meter, Mosca became the first Harvard diver since 2003 to punch his ticket to the NCAA Championships.

Free Time

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization