Timothy Williamson was named Harvard’s permanent Director of Athletic Communications on Thursday after serving in the role on an interim basis for three months. Williamson succeeds previous director Kurt K. Svoboda, who became the Senior Assistant Athletic Director at Stanford University in February.
With its 6-1 victory over Dartmouth (8-10, 1-6), the Harvard women’s tennis team (13-6, 5-2) wrapped up a late season run that was too little, too late for the team’s Ivy League championship hopes. Despite winning four in a row to close out the year—including a 5-2 home victory over then-no. 35 Yale—the team finished third in the Ivy League, doomed by two early season losses.
Three panelists described current medical research and long-term goals to reform care and policy on athletic head trauma and concussions during a biannual symposium of the Harvard Society for Mind, Brain, and Behavior in Science Center C on Friday afternoon.
Four days after notching its biggest victory of the season, the Harvard women’s tennis team continued its winning ways with a 7-0 victory over Brown in Providence, R.I., Thursday. The team lost only two sets combined in singles and doubles play and put the match away early, taking the doubles point and then running through three singles matches before taking the remaining three matches.
To get his first win of the season, junior pitcher Sam Dodge went the extra mile. After losing his previous six decisions, Dodge threw a complete game against Yale (8-21, 5-7 Ivy) on Sunday, surrendering just one unearned run and three hits against seven strikeouts. He threw 104 pitches and helped the Harvard baseball team (8-24, 5-7) to a four-game split with the Bulldogs.
After losing a close, 4-3, decision to Princeton (11-6, 2-2 Ivy) on Saturday, the Harvard women’s tennis team (10-6, 2-2) rebounded with a dramatic 4-3 win over Penn (10-6, 2-2) on Sunday that went down to a final third-set tiebreaker.