For the first time since 1994, the Harvard sailing team failed to finish in one of the all-important top eight spots at the New England Championships this past weekend.
The Crimson will take to the baseball diamond against the school’s biggest rival on four different occasions this weekend with second place in the Ivy League’s Red Rolfe division on the line.
Athlete of the week Runners-Up for the week of April 8th
Remember Visitas? That magical weekend when you acquainted yourself with your potential new home and met your fellow brilliant overachievers was not so long ago. As future members of the Class of 2017 prepare to come to campus sooner than you can say "advising fortnight," take a few minutes to walk down memory lane with us. By the way, for all you prefrosh out there: Hey there, future members of the Class of 2017! Welcome to Flyby. We've put together a little classification of the types of the characters you are likely to meet. See if you can spot these various species throughout the weekend.
Aisha Price’s sixth and final goal pulled the Crimson within two near the end of the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late for Harvard as it fell, 12-10, to Brown on senior night.
If you visited the Weston Ski Track on any given Monday afternoon this February, you would have been greeted by the inspiring sight of disabled veterans learning to ski. Their teachers aren’t just any ordinary ski instructors, though. Instead, they are members of the Harvard Nordic ski team who volunteer as part of the New England Nordic Ski Association’s Adaptive Ski program.
Here are some other great performances by Harvard athletes from this past week:
Of the 19 players listed on the Harvard roster, six are freshmen. Pitchers Jamie Halula and Morgan Groom, outfielder Zoe Galindo, catcher Rachel Halperin, and utility players Haley Davis and Alyssa Siegmann make up the class.
There was no doubt that a Harvard men’s basketball player would earn Athlete of the Week honors after the team’s historic 68-62 upset of New Mexico in the NCAA tournament on Thursday. With Laurent Rivard taking home the top honors, here are some of the other athletes with great performances from this past week, including three more men from the basketball squad.
Harvard’s 71-26 victory at Lavietes Pavilion marked the Crimson's largest margin of victory in over nine years.
On Harvard’s most important weekend of basketball to date, it was a freshman that rose to the occasion.
Sobhy remains undefeated through her collegiate career, a winning streak that now spans two full seasons.
For the twelfth time in its history, the Ramsey Cup belongs to Harvard.
With some members of the team not competing because of the Ivy League Championships taking place next weekend, the Crimson finished fourth out of a field of 19 total teams.
Despite missing junior co-captain Nick Madden to injury, the No. 15 Harvard men’s volleyball team continued its streak of dominance this week, earning its third and fourth consecutive straight-set victories over NJIT (3-10, 1-3 EIVA) and Rutgers-Newark (2-6, 0-4) respectively.