Junior forward AnnMarie Healy finished with 24 points on just 11 shots, shooting a blistering 91 percent from the field to pace Harvard (14-14, 7-7 Ivy) to a 68-63 victory over Yale (13-15, 7-7) Friday night in New Haven.
Coming into Lavietes ranked top ten in the nation in scoring margin, field goal percentage, and three-point percentage, the Princeton women's basketball team was able to handle Harvard's efforts handily en route to a 96-46 win.
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.
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.
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.