The Crimson (3-2-0) suffered its first defeats of the young season, losing on the road to Boston College (7-1-0) before suffering a narrow defeat at home against Colgate (5-1-1).
With the exception of its season-ending loss to BU in the NCAA tournament, the Harvard women’s soccer team finished its 2013 campaign by going unbeaten in 13 straight matches. This weekend, the Crimson opened its 2014 season in strong fashion, as its young stars carried the team to two victories.
Naturally, Harvard coach Ray Leone hoped Midge Purce would make an immediate impact upon her arrival in Cambridge, as the Crimson looked to rebound from a fourth-place finish in the Ivy League in 2012. Purce, on the other hand, had only one expectation for herself and all of her teammates.
The veteran guard has had little opportunity to reflect on her decorated collegiate career in the days following its conclusion, as she turned her focus toward preparing for her next athletic pursuit: professional basketball.
Nine of the 22 players who started a game for the Crimson this season hail from Long Island.
Members of the Harvard community gathered Tuesday to display the products of their scientific ingenuity at the third annual School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Design and Project Fair.
Top-seeded Harvard will take on fourth-seeded Yale in a rematch of the game that clinched a share of the Ancient Eight regular season title for the Crimson, its first since 1990.
Sophomore midfielder Audrey Todd scored a career-high four goals to lead the Harvard women’s lacrosse team past Boston University.
Hosting rival Yale on Saturday at McCurdy Outdoor Track, Harvard recorded two dominant victories. The women notched an 87-54 win, while the men handed the Bulldogs a humbling 104-34 defeat.
The Harvard women's lacrosse team secured its third win of the season after scoring the first five goals of the game against Brown at Harvard Stadium on Saturday.
Despite competing with a limited squad, the men’s and women’s track and field programs combined for two first-place and two second-place finishes at Dussault Outdoor Track on Saturday.
After a tight first half that ended with the Crimson trailing, 6-5, the Tar Heels scored four goals in the opening six minutes of the second stanza to seize a five goal lead.
While many of their classmates will head home to relax over spring break, the Harvard women’s water polo players will travel across the country to California for 11 games, all of which will be against schools from the Golden State.
Harvard managed only two goals in the second half after scoring seven in the first stanza on the road against the undefeated Tigers.