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.
As the setter, Bain led Harvard in assists with 602 on the season. But despite the fact that she was aiding the attack of her teammates more than anyone else, she also led the team in kills per set with 2.63.
Fourth-year goaltender Steve Michalek did everything he could for the Harvard men's ice hockey team in its Beanpot opener, making 63 saves against then-No. 3/2 Boston University.
Junior men's ice hockey forward Jimmy Vesey notched 32 goals to top all Division I scorers, leading him to a stage inside Northeastern’s Matthews Arena as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award at season’s end.
The Harvard women's water polo team fell in the first round Friday before splitting its games in the consolation bracket.
The No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team finished its regular season with a split in its final two-game weekend slate, taking down George Washington but falling short to No. 13 Princeton by equivalent 15-7 scores.
Entering the week ranked fourth in the CWPA Poll, the Crimson managed to win its first contest of the weekend against Notre Dame College but fell to Indiana and Michigan, two of the three teams that separate Harvard from the top of the rankings.
The Crimson travels to South Bend to take on No. 9/9 Nebraska-Omaha in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night. The winner will take on either No. 2/2 Minnesota St. Mankato or the Rochester Institute of Technology on Sunday for a chance to advance to the Frozen Four in Boston.
Harvard (21-12-3, 11-8-3 ECAC) enters the tournament hot, having gone 6-1 in the ECAC Tournament that spanned the last three weekends. Junior Jimmy Vesey set a tournament record with nine goals in the team’s seven games en route to being named the tourney’s Most Outstanding Player. The Crimson outscored its opponents 25-15 in its run for the team’s first conference championship since 2006.
Before taking the ice for the ECAC Men’s Hockey Tournament semifinal matchup against No. 7/7 Quinnipiac, Vesey was named the ECAC Media Association Player of the Year.
Harvard travels to fabled Lake Placid, N.Y. to take on No. 7/7 Quinnipiac on Friday in the semifinals of the conference championship with a trip to the final and its NCAA tournament chances at stake.
Harvard should become acquainted with the name Bobby Portis.