Because for the last two years, it’s been all about game six: Princeton. In each season, the Tigers defeated the Crimson, blemishing its then-undefeated record.
Buoyed by strong defensive play all game long that held the Big Red scoreless for 56 minutes, Harvard ultimately had enough to overcome its early struggles and earn its second conference victory of the season.
For the third straight year under coach Tim Murphy, the Harvard football team finds itself undefeated entering the fourth week of the season.
Senior running back Andrew Casten knew he was going to have a big workload on Friday night when the Harvard football team took on Holy Cross. But he definitely didn't foresee his immediate success.
The Harvard football team endured injuries, trailed for a few moments, and battled all game long.
Special teams occupies a unique place in football. While defenders rely on speed and brute force, punters count on skill and accuracy. While quarterbacks adapt to a defense, a kicker’s ally is consistency and repetition.
On Thursday, the NFL announced that the former Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens center has been named Director of Football Development.
On Oct. 26, the undefeated Harvard and Princeton football teams faced off in Cambridge, with the winner earning the driver’s seat in the race for an Ivy League championship. The showdown featured nearly a thousand yards of offense, close to 100 total points scored, and lasted just under four hours.
In a position of need, the Harvard football team turned to sophomore Paul Stanton, and the running back more than just stepped up.
After graduating only three seniors from the 2013 squad and returning a host of players to its roster, the Harvard baseball team had its sights set on the top of the Ivy League—a place the program had not been since 2005.
Dartmouth rode a pair of big innings to 9-0 and 5-3 victories over Harvard on Senior Day at O'Donnell Field.
While admitted students were exploring the campus for Visitas, this past weekend also served as a fall preview for the Harvard football team. On Saturday night, the Crimson took the field at Harvard Stadium in organized fashion for the first time since November to play its annual Spring Game.
Although the Eagles managed a run in the top of the ninth, Harvard would hang on to defeat its crosstown rival, 6-5, in the first round of the Beanpot at O’Donnell Field Wednesday afternoon.
The Crimson allowed at least seven runs in every contest against Penn and Columbia and committed a combined 11 errors, leading to 13 unearned runs.
When Harvard hosts Penn at O’Donnell Field this Saturday, the Crimson will compete at home for the first time all season. If Coach Bill Decker has his way, in a few years, the trip to Cambridge will not be one that opponents enjoy making.