In front of a mostly empty Lavietes Pavilion on the first day of Thanksgiving break, the Harvard men’s basketball team ended its three-game slide, riding a career-high 16 points and eight assists from freshman point guard Tommy McCarthy to an 80-45 win over fellow New England opponent Bryant.
While Harvard students filed down to New Haven for the 132th rendition of The Game, the women’s volleyball team stayed behind Friday night at the Malkin Athletic Center to take down Princeton, 3-1, to end the Tigers’ season and send the Crimson to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
No one likes sharing. But when it comes to the co-owning the Ivy League title, the Harvard women’s volleyball team probably isn’t too upset about it.
Harvard’s (3-0-1, 3-0-1 ECAC) second big test of the year will come in Hamden, Conn., as the team travels to take on No. 4/3 Quinnipiac, who has won all eight of its games so far this year.
Co-captain Jimmy Vesey scored twice—once shorthanded—and rookie Ryan Donato found his second goal of the night on an empty-netter as Harvard defeated Brown, 5-2, Saturday at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.
With a roster loaded with juniors and seniors, this may be the year for Harvard to strike while the iron is hot and make a serious run to the Frozen Four in Tampa Bay, Fla.
No. 9/8 Harvard will officially begin its quest to build off of last year’s success in Hanover, N.H. on Halloween.
Harvard took control of the game frOM the get-go and never let go, taking the match in straight sets and never letting Dartmouth eclipse 20 points in a single set.
The Harvard women’s volleyball team accomplished everything that it had to do this weekend to keep pace with the top teams in the Ivy League. The embattled squad first took down a pesky Brown unit that dealt the Crimson one of its two conference losses last season in a five-set nailbiter.
Buoyed by the play of freshman Jocelyn Meyer and sophomore Ellery Jones, Harvard took down the Bulldogs in straight sets after edging Brown in five on Friday to propel itself from a precarious place in the conference standings to first place in the Ivy League.
For a team that only lost two seniors to graduation, the Harvard women’s volleyball team has had to suddenly rely on a lot of its underclassmen in the first few games of its Ivy League slate.
After taking the first set of its Ivy League opener by a commanding margin, the Crimson only managed to take one of the next four, falling to Dartmouth in five sets in the first match of a five-game homestand at the Malkin Athletic Center on Friday.
The Harvard women's volleyball team traveled to Arlington, Va., to participate in the Service Academy Challenge, only to come away from the weekend without a win. The Crimson (1-5) has now dropped five straight games after winning its opener to start off the season.
With a triple-double performance against Rutgers in her team's season opener, Harvard women's volleyball junior setter Corie Bain collected All-Tournament team honors.
After winning a share of the conference championship last year and being one win away from an NCAA Championship bid, the Harvard women’s volleyball team was reminded just how tough it will be to repeat last season’s performance.