Jacob W. Lynch
On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon, Radcliffe heavyweight and lightweight crew both took to the Charles to race against some of the best competition in the world in the 49th edition of the Head of the Charles Regatta.
Taking all 110 possible minutes, the game between Harvard men’s soccer team and visiting Lafayette at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium was a dog fight throughout, ultimately ending in a scoreless tie. The Crimson had many opportunities late, but could not quite manage to put the ball in net.
The Harvard women's soccer team lost its season opener, 2-1.
After a 3-13 campaign last year, the Harvard field hockey team dropped its first two games of this season under second-year coach Tjerk van Herwaarden.
In college softball, it’s hard to improve on a season in which one hits .372 with six home runs and 40 runs batted in. Yet in a season with many new faces, junior third baseman Kasey Lange stepped up her production to another level.
Several Harvard athletes compete on multiple teams. They would not have it any other way.
The Harvard softball team came into Sunday knowing it needed to win both games in order to advance to the Ivy League Championship Series. After losing to Brown last week due to an error-filled seventh inning, it was a close, hard fought loss this week that prevented the Crimson from returning to the ILCS for the fourth-straight year.
After sweeping Brown in a doubleheader Saturday, Harvard returned to the field in Providence, R.I., Sunday to complete its four-game series against the Bears. The Crimson, having won the first game, appeared well on its way to a second win before losing a lead late to end up splitting the second doubleheader.
The Harvard softball team (16-17, 8-4) has struggled to find consistency throughout the season, splitting many doubleheaders. This Saturday, however, it all came together in dominating Yale (8-26, 3-9) in consecutive games, defeating it, 7-4, in the first game and 4-2 in the second.
Harvard grabbed the lead early, but the Crimson (9-15, 2-2) proved unable to hang on against the Friars (10-17-1), losing 5-3.
After dropping its first two games of the Ivy League season against Penn on Friday, Harvard softball bounced back to sweep Columbia on Saturday. The Crimson (9-14, 2-2 Ivy) relied on strong pitching to top the Lions (11-13, 1-3).
In its first weekday game of the season, the Harvard softball team lost a close 8-7 game to Loyola Marymount.
After opening the season 2-3, the Harvard softball team dropped three games this weekend.
For the fourth year in a row, the national championship went to a competitor in his first season at the collegiate level.
While most non-athletes are gradually easing back into the swing of classes and schoolwork, winter-sport athletes have been on the grind and back in Boston for a while now. It’s getting down to the wire as some winter sports face some tough tests towards the end of their schedule. How have they been faring recently? How's on the rise and who's stock is falling? The Back Page will take a look at who’s hot and who’s not as we head into the critical final weeks of the winter seaso