Caroline L. Ferguson
After back surgery in the August prior to his junior year, Jake Gambitsky returned to the Harvard men’s lacrosse team before the 2014 season as a better goaltender and a better leader.
Sophomore Devin Dwyer of the Harvard men’s lacrosse team came into the 2014 campaign as the reigning All-New England Rookie of the Year. Despite the target on his back, the attackman only gotten better this season, despite teams focusing their defenses on stopping him.
Thanks to his ability to empathize with the players and his talent for recruiting, coach Chris Wojcik ’96 led the Harvard lacrosse program to new heights in the 2014 season.
In its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2006, the Harvard men's lacrosse team fell behind early to Notre Dame, and could not recover.
The Harvard men’s lacrosse team played well on Sunday afternoon, but unfortunately for the Crimson, Penn played just a little bit better.
A final spurt of defensive effort made all the difference in the Harvard men’s lacrosse game Friday night. The Crimson (10-5, 5-1 Ivy) battled Yale (9-5, 3-3) for the second time this week, but this time a bid in the Ivy League tournament final was up for grabs. This time around, No. 1-seed Harvard topped the No. 4-seed Bulldogs, 10-9, at Harvard Stadium.
To become Ivy League champions for the first time since 1990, the men’s lacrosse team will have to put the past behind it and defeat the No. 13 Bulldogs on Saturday in New Haven.
A two-goal lead never seemed so small, as the No. 17 Harvard men’s lacrosse team watched its victory slip away to No. 11 Penn on Saturday afternoon.
The Crimson, which has yet to drop a home game this season, faced the new Boston University program at Harvard Stadium, defeating the Terriers 14-9.
Despite ending the first 30 minutes of play tied with the Bears, the Crimson ultimately ended the match with a 16-10 win, outscoring the visitors eight to two in the final half of play.
Harvard traveled to the nation’s capital to face off against the Hoyas on Georgetown’s home turf on Saturday afternoon. The Crimson took down the Hoyas, 15-7.
It was all Crimson, all game as the Harvard men’s lacrosse team (1-1, 0-0 Ivy) defeated Holy Cross (0-3, 0-1 Patriot League), 17-9, for its first win of the season.
In the familiar confines of the Murr Center on Saturday, the No. 2 Crimson (9-0, 3-0 Ivy) extended its unbeaten record by topping Rochester (6-4, 3-1 Liberty League). Harvard dropped just one match to emerge victorious, 8-1.
The women of the Harvard team (3-1, 3-1 Ivy) defeated the Bears (4-1, 0-1), 202-98. The win marks the Crimson’s 11th consecutive win against Brown.
The Harvard women’s basketball team returned home with a bang. After a month of road games, the Crimson (8-3) returned to Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday with a 60-41 win over the Hofstra Pride (4-5). The win marks Harvard’s best start since the 1997-98 season, when the Crimson began its season 16-2. “The fact that we could have a win, as ugly as it may have been on the offensive end … I am thrilled,” coach Kathy Delaney-Smith said. “I was a little frustrated with the shots. We got a lot of [opportunities] that did not fall for us … The irony is that we tend to think we shoot better when we play at home.”