In its last home stand of the season, the Harvard softball team came out with a strong showing against Yale, going 3-1 on the weekend to climb above the .500 mark overall.
When Stetson swept the Harvard baseball team in the opening weekend of spring break, outscoring the group 43-6, the Crimson’s season came to an early crossroads. Coming after two wins against Wofford and three against Mercer, the Stetson series halted Harvard’s momentum.
The Crimson earned a 3-2 record over the three-day stretch, winning the opener and sweeping its two contests on the second day.
Although the Crimson (4-10) fell to Buffalo (7-17), the team defeated Loyola Marymount (15-20) to earn its first win on its annual spring break trip to California.
The Harvard softball team suffered five consecutive losses in the San Diego Classic II tournament this weekend to open its 12-game spring break trip in California.
UCLA, the defending national champions, proved to be too much for the Crimson as the team fell, 7-0, on Friday night in Los Angeles.
Senior midfielder Laura Aguilar connected on a hard, low cross and immediately raised her arms in celebration. Aguilar knew she had just scored to give the Harvard women’s soccer team an insurmountable 6-0 lead over Central Connecticut State University.
Nothing came easy for the Crimson in its must-win contest against the Lions.
The whistle blew in the Harvard-Dartmouth women’s soccer game and Big Green players immediately began jumping, embracing, and swarming in from the sidelines.
Although the Harvard women’s rugby team fell short of its second consecutive Ivy League title, the team did do enough to outperform its fourth-place seeding at the Ivy League Championships this weekend.
In the Harvard women’s rugby team’s final tuneup before the Ivy League Championships, the Crimson suffered a 10-5 loss in a defensive affair against Navy.
Co-captain Hope Schwartz accelerated through an opening in Dartmouth’s line to score the go-ahead try and give the Crimson a 10-5 victory over the Big Green.
The last time the Harvard women’s soccer team faced Yale at home, it took until the 95th minute for the Crimson to score. In the 94th minute of this contest, Harvard looked like it might repeat history.
The Tigers (2-1, 2-1 Ivy) outscored the Crimson (2-2, 2-2 Ivy) 19-5 in the second half to overcome an early deficit and take the game.
The Crimson handed the Big Red its first loss of the season by overwhelming Cornell’s defense, which had surrendered only five points through its first two games.