The Harvard coed sailing team finished up its season this weekend with the Atlantic Coast Tournament.
The men and women of the Harvard sailing felt the wind in their sails this weekend as they competed in four regattas, which ended up being some of their strongest performances all year.
It was a jam-packed weekend for the Harvard sailing team, which competed in six regattas along the northern Atlantic coast.
Standing with a short and petite frame, Mary “Liz” Stone doesn’t come off as a distinctive rower in this race, until you notice her snow-white curly hair. Stone is 86 years old, making her the oldest competing rower in this year’s Head of the Charles Regatta.
Results were varied this weekend as the Harvard Sailing team split its crew to compete in four regattas. A triumphant performance on home waters was overshadowed by challenging conditions that put the Crimson low in the finishing order in an intersectional regatta hosted by the Coast Guard.
In just its third week of competition, the Harvard sailing team proved its mettle by finishing in the top-five in all three of its regattas this weekend. The greatest standout came from done by freshmen Juan Perdomo, who has guaranteed himself a spot at Nationals in November.
Harvard sailing started its season with a splash as the team finished in the top five for three of its four regattas this weekend.
Middling results keep Harvard off national stage.
A recent study at Harvard Medical School found that young adults in the United States between the ages of 18 and 25 utilized less health insurance coverage for their chronic asthma than adolescents between the ages of 14 and 18 did.
The Crimson (10-30, 7-13 Ivy), which entered the weekend second in its division, lost a close one to Dartmouth (31-7, 15-5) Saturday morning when a late-game double by the home team broke the tie and brought home two runners.
In 35 games in the NHL this year, Killorn maintained his scoring ways, netting 7 goals and providing 12 assists.
This was not a football game. Nor was it rugby. This was ultimate frisbee, and to most first-time watchers, the electric atmosphere of these games and the intensity on the field may come as a surprise.
The Crimson (8-24, 5-7 Ivy) took the 6-2 victory in the first game Sunday afternoon largely thanks to a three-run homer by sophomore Nick Saathoff in the bottom of the fourth. But in the following contest, the Bulldogs (8-21, 5-7) took an early lead thanks to a shaky Harvard defensive start and beat the home team for the second time this weekend, 5-2.
Things are firing up as the 2013 men’s lacrosse season comes to a close, and a spot in the Ivy League Championship is on the line. Harvard has three more games, all against league competitors, including Penn on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Harvard men’s lacrosse team hopes to break its longest losing streak of the season when it faces Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. this afternoon.