In advance of Harvard football’s game against Cornell, THC football beat writers David Steinbach and Samantha Lin discuss a number of important topics about the team.
It took three overtimes, but the Harvard football team eventually beat Holy Cross, 41-35.
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.
The timeless maxim repeatedly sounded by football coaches at any level is that turnovers will always come back to haunt you. The old adage could not have been more appropriate than on Saturday night in the Harvard football team’s conference opener.
The Crimson defense, susceptible at times last year to the big play, will be increasingly relied upon throughout its conference schedule. And much of that burden will rest up front with the defensive line—and especially with Hodges.
“There’s no question it’s different,” Crimson coach Tim Murphy said.
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.
In a new series, The Crimson will look each weekend at the five best quotes of the week, providing context for the five best moments from the past seven days in Crimson sports.
Although the Crimson received five first-place votes in the annual media poll released Tuesday, its 121 points were not enough to push it over top-ranked Penn.
Season at a glance.
Down two runs entering the bottom of the ninth, Harvard scored three times on wild pitches to walk off. The two teams combined for 38 hits and nine errors.
Sophomore outfielder Brandon Kregel rebounded from a wrist injury his freshman year to become the Crimson's leading contributor at the plate.
After trailing 34-10 with 13 minutes left, the Tigers stunned Harvard with 29 straight points to pull off a 4th quarter comeback. The loss was the first of the season for the Crimson.
Price doubles goal total in breakout sophomore season.
Zach Hodges earns Breakout Player of the Year Runner-Up honors.