Kelley Guinn McArtor
Heading into the final weekend of play, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team faced off against the Big Green in Hanover, N.H. on Friday. Although the Crimson (3-11, 2-5, Ivy) held a one-point lead entering halftime, No. 20 Dartmouth (9-6, 5-2, Ivy) outscored Harvard, 10-2, in the second frame to win, 15-8.
Harvard (3-11, 2-5 Ivy) defended its home turf against Columbia (3-12, 0-7) in the team’s Ivy and season finale. After battling back and forth for possession, the Crimson squad was able top the Lions, 18-11, thanks to a second half surge.
As the Harvard baseball team’s season draws nearer to a close with conference play ending this weekend, three sophomore players stand out this year.
After hanging with the No. 13/16 Tigers for much of the contest, Harvard was unable to pull off the upset.
The Crimson faced off against the Commodores Tuesday in Nashville, with the match initially appearing to be a close one.
On a bus heading back to Harvard from NCAA Northeast Regionals in Queens, N.Y. on Sunday night, Crimson coach Peter Brand read the names of the 11 Harvard fencers who qualified for the NCAA Championships to be held later this month.
Although Harvard fell shy of its goal of being in the top five at the EIWA Championships this weekend in New Brunswick, N.J., the Crimson left the tournament with eight place-winners and a seventh place finish, its highest placing since 2007.
After tying the score at three in the third quarter, the Harvard men's lacrosse team was unable to keep up with Hofstra Saturday.
The No. 17 Harvard women’s lacrosse team was unable to close its five-goal deficit and eventually fell to Stanford, 18-13, on the road on Sunday.
With the score 15-13 in the Lions favor, the winner of the heavyweight bout in Harvard wrestling’s (8-5, 6-4 EIWA) match against Columbia (6-8, 3-5) would earn his team the dual-meet win at the Crimson’s final home match.
The Harvard men’s lacrosse team commences its season with a matchup against No. 7/5 Massachusetts (2-0) this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Harvard Stadium. After completing the 2012 season with a 6-8 record, the Crimson looks to begin 2013 with a home victory.
Harvard co-captain Steven Keith rounded in his 100th career win after a 7-2 decision over Brown’s Cortlandt Choate at the Malkin Athletic Center Saturday afternoon. The senior went undefeated for the day, securing his 101st victory a few hours later against Boston University’s Tyler Scotton. Keith now joins the ranks of teammate and co-captain Walter Peppelman in the 100-win club.
The Crimson rebounded from a loss to Penn early in the day with a convincing 27-6 victory over Princeton.
In Kyle Walczak’s house sits a brick. But this is no ordinary brick, given to no ordinary high school student. In the summer of 2011, Walczak attended 4th and 1, a football camp designed to help underprivileged high school football players improve skills both on and off the field. The brick, a memento that Walczak received from his time at the camp last year, symbolizes more than just time spent at a summer camp, however.
Sophomore forward Temi Fagbenle led the Crimson (11-6, 2-1 Ivy) to a 67-54 win over Yale (6-11, 1-2 Ivy)