In a weekly Back Page series, two of The Crimson's football beat writers give their take on the Harvard football team. The team has its eyes set on their home opener against Brown this Saturday night.
Harvard will open its season Saturday against the University of San Diego on the Toreros’ home turf.
In its first-ever trip to Torero stadium, the Harvard football team put an end to San Diego’s 13-game home winning streak.
Coming into the 2012 season, then-starting quarterback Colton Chapple had seven collegiate starts under his belt. One year, over 2,500 passing yards, and 24 record-breaking touchdowns later, junior quarterback Conner Hempel looks to take the helm and attempt to continue Chapple’s legacy.
A few months after Clemson redshirt quarterback Morgan Roberts decided to take his talents to Yale, it seems that another Roberts is following in his footsteps from a powerhouse football school to the Ivy League.
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
Radcliffe Dominates Regular Season Regattas
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.