For the past two years, the Harvard softball team has entered the final weekend of Ivy League play within striking distance of reaching the championship series. Each time, the Crimson has won the first game of a weekend series with Dartmouth and then dropped the final three.
In its home opener, the Harvard softball team mercy-ruled Rhode Island (1-20) in back-to-back games on Tuesday afternoon at Soldiers Field.
It’s been a successful season so far at Weld Boathouse, as both the women’s heavyweight and lightweight crews head into their respective national championship regattas ranked in the top 20 nationally.
Just five games from the end of the Harvard softball team’s 2014 season, everything was looking up for the Crimson.
For the Harvard skiing team, winter break is spent in a cabin in Vermont, with each skier training hard to prepare for the season against the top competition in the nation.
After a slight delay due to rain, the Crimson (28-15, 14-3 Ivy) hosted Dartmouth (29-16, 18-2) on Monday, dropping both games of a home doubleheader after splitting a pair of contests on Sunday in Hanover.
Harvard’s softball team headed to Dartmouth to play a crucial doubleheader on Sunday. The Crimson split the games, winning the first game 2-0 in the eighth inning and losing the second on a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Either the Crimson or the Big Green could clinch the North Division title this weekend.
The Harvard softball team did not trail once against Brown this weekend to remain undefeated in the Ivy League.
The Crimson went undefeated this weekend against Penn and Columbia, winning three and storming back to tie up a game against the defending conference champion Quakers, which will be completed at a later date.
To say that co-captains Shelbi Olson and Kasey Lange have merely had an impact on the Harvard softball program would be an understatement. In fact, the duo has propelled the Crimson both offensively and defensively for much of their careers.
In the second weekend of a 12-game stint in sunny California, the Harvard softball team went 2-3 at the Cal State Northridge tournament.
In warm conditions, the Harvard Alpine ski team competed in the two-day Middlebury Carnival this weekend. The competition was the East Regional qualifier for nationals.
No match was more crucial to the Crimson's comeback than junior co-captain James Fox’s first period pin of BU’s Kristian Meyer in the penultimate battle of the day.
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.