They did it once. They did it twice. But ultimately, three times was just too much.
The Crimson bounced back from a close loss to archrival Yale over the weekend to emerge victorious in Thompson Arena, 2-0.
The Crimson dropped only one set on the weekend to clinch a share of the Ancient Eight title, finishing off Columbia in straight sets on Friday and ending the regular season with a 3-1 win against Cornell on Saturday.
Riding a nine-game winning streak, Harvard enters the final weekend of its regular season schedule tied with Yale atop the Ancient Eight standings.
The Crimson will face the national champions on the back end of its first weekend road trip of the new season.
A disappointing campaign has left the Crimson hungry to return to its winning ways.
After completing a road sweep in New York last weekend, the Harvard women’s volleyball team brought that momentum back to Cambridge. The squad downed Penn in come-from-behind fashion and handled Princeton easily.
Last year, the Harvard women’s volleyball team pulled off a stunning upset over Yale that had players and coaches alike in tears, ending the Bulldogs’ 25-match unbeaten streak in the Ancient Eight. This year, Harvard proved it wasn’t a fluke.
The Crimson was unable to extend its win streak to six when it traveled to Hanover to take on Dartmouth and begin Ivy League play.
The Harvard women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start this weekend down in Athens, Ga. at the Benson’s Hospitality Invitational. But after dropping the first game to NC State and the first set of the second game, Harvard was able to capture some momentum and emerged victorious in its last two matches against Georgia and UNC Asheville.
After two wins featuring multiple comebacks over Santa Clara and Central Connecticut State to start off the season at the Harvard Invitational Tournament, the Harvard women’s volleyball team failed to pull off the weekend sweep after falling behind early to Delaware on Saturday.
Only a year after finishing in the bottom half of the Ivy League, the Harvard women’s volleyball team climbed the Ancient Eight rankings in its 2013 campaign, claiming second place in conference play.
The games may be over, but junior Wesley Saunders of the men’s basketball team continues to garner postseason accolades.
Sophomore Todd Preston’s run to the quarterfinals was the highlight of Harvard’s appearance in the NCAA Championships.
After struggling on offense in last week’s lone contest against Penn, the Crimson was firing on all cylinders in Cambridge this weekend against Marquette.