A week before the most prestigious race of the fall season, the Radcliffe women’s lightweight crew team has officially hired a new coach—former Trinity College head coach Elizabeth O. Berl.
A stout defense faded late for the Crimson, which—after taking a 1-0 lead on a 69th minute sliding strike by senior forward A.J. Agha—gave up two goals in the final three minutes to fall, 2-1, in its first game of conference play.
With varsity recruiting season in full swing, high school athletes across the country are committing to play for their dream schools. But for athletes being recruited to the Ivy League the process is slightly different.
The Radcliffe rugby team's transition from club sport to Harvard's newest varsity athletic program was an uneven one, but the team is officially taking the field as a varsity sport for the first time this season.
Today, with many departed athletes now back on campus and with their teams, the spectre of Government 1310 no longer looms in quite the same way over Harvard’s athletic courts and fields, though the memory of the scandal remains fresh.
One game after recording its first win of the season, the Harvard men’s soccer team (1-4-2) extended its unbeaten run to two games with a 0-0 double-overtime tie against the Boston Terriers (3-3-1).
With fifteen minutes to go and the Harvard men’s soccer team (1-4-1) tied 1-1 with UMass (0-7-1), seniors Ross Friedman and Kevin Harrington took the game into their own hands. Friedman’s cross in the 76th minute found junior Hiroki Kobayashi in front of the goal, but a slow roller that made it past the goalkeeper was punched out by a UMass defender inches from the goal line.
When student-athletes withdraw from Harvard, they generally either impact the retention or eligibility component of their team’s single-year APR score, depending on whether they leave before or after the study card deadline.
Sixty years and several fateful wars make quite a difference. With its weight fully behind the Jewish state, the United States has hitched its “strategic Western interests” directly to Israel’s future.
A pair of opening weekend losses for the Harvard men’s soccer team has done nothing to shake the confidence of the team heading into its Thursday game against Providence.
The new online network, which livestreams athletic contests from all eight Ivy League schools, premiered this past weekend with the showing of 23 live events.
An NCAA rankings metric that assesses the academic performance of collegiate athletic programs recently gave six of Harvard’s varsity teams, including men’s basketball, scores below the average for those programs at other private institutions.
Following an opening pair of losses in coach Pieter Lehrer’s debut weekend, the Harvard men’s soccer team (0-2) emphasized that the final scores did not tell the full story of the team’s play over the weekend.
In the first game of the Pieter Lehrer era, the Harvard men’s soccer team fell, 3-0, to the Iona Gaels. The Crimson (0-1) struggled to capitalize on opportunities inside the opponent’s box while the Gaels (1-1-1) were on target with nine of their 14 shots.
Heading into the 2013 season, this year’s version of the Harvard men’s soccer team looks a lot like last year’s. But according to senior defender Ross Friedman, it is the new coach, Pieter Lehrer, who has made all the difference on a team of returning players.