After an up-and-down first half offensively for the Crimson that allowed the Minutewomen to stay in the game, senior guard Ali Curtis turned it on to lead a rejuvenated Harvard attack in the second half.
Following the graduation of Christine Clark ’14, the Harvard women’s basketball team will turn to senior Ali Curtis and junior Kit Metoyer to lead the charge from the backcourt. While Clark is one of the program’s all-time leading scorers, Crimson coach Kathy Delaney-Smith believes that her team is as deep as ever.
While Crimson athletes across many sports made news this summer, basketball, football, and crew all had multiple current and former athletes making headlines.
Coming off of a weekend that saw each team face elite competition at the Clemson Invitational and Lightweight Invitational, the Radcliffe heavyweights and lightweights both traveled to familiar rivals for dual meets.
The lightweights competed in two races at home this weekend, the Lightweight Invitational on Saturday and the Muri Cup on Sunday, while the heavyweights traveled to Clemson, S.C. for the Clemson Invitational.
It was a tale of two teams for the Radcliffe crew teams on Saturday, as the lightweights triumphed over Georgetown with a sweep at home while the heavyweights failed to win a race against Brown in Providence, R.I.
While you were spending way too much time catching Pokémon on Google Maps, here is what happened in Crimson sports this past weekend.
After facing a barrage of three-pointers in its first-round WNIT win over Iona, the Harvard women’s basketball team fell, 63-52, to a Rutgers squad that launched all 61 of its shots from inside the arc in its WNIT second round matchup.
While sophomore Todd Preston top honors this week for his EIWA wrestling exploits, basketball players Steve Moundou-Missi, Laurent Rivard, and Temi Fagbenle are The Crimson's Athlete of the Week runners-up.
While you were busy power-watching housing day videos and writing strongly worded letters to your various friends in Kirkland house...
A night after dropping to Penn, the Harvard women's basketball team also lost to Princeton.
Harvard’s victory over the Big Red (12-10, 4-4) makes it a three-team race for the conference title down the stretch as Princeton, Penn, and the Crimson all sit with only one Ivy League loss to date.
Harvard will look to defend its position at the front of the leaderboard this weekend against the two C’s of the Ivy League: Columbia and Cornell.
To go along with the few unaffiliated athletes in attendance, Boston College, Holy Cross, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, and the University of Massachusetts all competed at the invitational event.