Commencement may be done, but some Radcliffe crew seniors have not cut all ties to Harvard yet.
Athletes take a variety of roads from Harvard to professional sports.
“Victoria is maybe at the top of the list of all student-athletes I’ve coached in the 30-odd years I’ve been coaching,”Crimson coach Kathy Delaney-Smith said. “If she’s not the best, she’s one of the best athletes who can handle pressure and who wants the ball in her hands with a chance to win.”
A two-time All-American selection, Juszczyk was invaluable to the offense as a blocker for the top rushing offense in the Ivy League. But the senior’s role was expanded beyond the traditional tight end position, as Juszczyk became Chapple’s primary target and led the receiving corps.
No title repeat for the Harvard women's soccer team
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The Harvard football team started its season in record-breaking fashion but could not get by Penn or Princeton, surrendering its Ivy title to the Quakers.
In first season of eligibility, Fagbenle stars for Crimson.
Despite winning none of their races outright, the Radcliffe heavyweight crews came away with a load of hardware from the Ivy League Championships this weekend.
For senior running back Treavor Scales, his 63-yard touchdown sprint that sealed Harvard’s victory over Yale in The Game was not just the culmination of one career, but rather the impetus for a new one.
In the final race before Ivy League Championships, it was the least experienced boat of Radcliffe heavyweight crew that pulled out the lone victory over Ohio State.
In Harvard Stadium on Saturday night, the Crimson showcased some of its offseason work in its annual spring game. With a 15-minute running clock in all quarters and changing lineups on both the “Crimson” and “White” teams throughout, both sides struggled to string together cohesive drives.
Heading into the home stretch of their seasons, the Radcliffe lightweight and heavyweight crews look to compete near the top.
Harvard hasn’t had a player drafted into the NFL since the St. Louis Rams took Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 eight years ago. But that may all change this weekend, as senior Kyle Juszczyk steps into the public eye after weeks of speculation, press, and weighty expectations.
On Saturday night, when Harvard showcases its work since the end of last season in its annual spring game, the team will look markedly different.