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Stephen J. Gleason

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Hammer Time

Here's to You, Mr. Robinson: Male Breakout Athlete of the Year

After an unspectacular freshman campaign, sophomore outfielder P.J. Robinson came back to lead the Harvard baseball team in practically every offensive category.

They Got Cooked
Men's Basketball

Lavietes Letdown: Heartbreak of the Year

The men's basketball team was on the verge of a key midseason victory over Princeton. Until it wasn't.

Fire Away

BRIEF: Ninth Inning Rally Lifts Baseball Over UMass-Lowell

On Thursday evening against UMass-Lowell, the Crimson offense came through when its back was against the wall, scoring four runs in the top of the ninth to down the River Hawks, 4-3.

Flipping Out
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field to Visit Philadelphia for Historic Penn Relays

A six-hour trip to the City of Brotherly Love seems like a small drop in a big bucket. But make no mistake about it—the Penn Relays is not just another track meet. For the Crimson, nine athletes will be taking to 122-year-old, 52,958-seat Franklin Field for this historic event.

Squaring Up
Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Shares Ivy Championship with Cornell, Dartmouth

With a chance to win the title outright, Harvard fell to Penn, 4-3, on Sunday. The Crimson will share the championship with Cornell and Dartmouth, with the Big Green receiving the conference’s automatic NCAA Tournament bid by virtue of its victory over the Quakers (11-9, 4-3) on Saturday.

Touch 'Em All

Rain Suspends Baseball's Beanpot Championship with Boston College

Rain suspended the Harvard baseball team's Beanpot championship matchup with Boston College. When play is resumed, the Crimson will be trailing the Eagles 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Stays Unbeaten in Ivy Play

The Crimson remained unbeaten in conference play with a pair of 4-3 wins, edging out Brown on Friday indoors in Providence before topping archrival Yale outside at the Beren Tennis Center two days later.

Double Down

Baseball Advances to Beanpot Final

A five-run third inning propelled Harvard to a 7-3 win over UMass on a brisk home opener that doubled as a Beanpot semifinal. With the win, the Crimson earned itself a date with Boston College in the Beanpot championship, which will be played on April 19 at Fenway Park.

It Takes Two
Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Wins First Ivy Opener Since 2012

Before Sunday, the last time that the Harvard women’s tennis team had won its Ivy League opener sophomore Erica Oosterhout was a freshman in high school. Oosterhout played a major role in ending the streak as the Crimson topped No. 44 Dartmouth in a hotly contested showdown at the Murr Center on Sunday.


Baseball Drops Four to Scorching South Florida Team

After sweeping its two midweek games against Bucknell and Massachusetts, the Harvard baseball team saw the southern hospitality wear off during its four-game weekend series against South Florida in Tampa. The Crimson dropped all four contests and was outscored 34-11 in the process.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Cleans Up in California, Pushes Win Streak to Eight

While the weather in southern California was uncharacteristically cool during the Harvard women’s tennis team’s trip to the region, the squad’s red-hot play made up for it. The Crimson won all three matches, each of which was played outdoor under the California sun, to push its win streak to eight.

Brycing for Impact
Men's Basketball

Notebook: Freshmen Aiken, Bruner, Oni Shine in Ivy Semifinal, Harvard's Shooters Come Up Short

​A frantic second half comeback spearheaded by freshman guard Bryce Aiken was not enough as the Harvard men’s basketball team fell to Yale, 73-71, in the semifinals of Saturday’s inaugural Ivy League Tournament.

Arch Rivals
Men's Basketball

Men's Ivy Tournament, Harvard Descend on the Palestra

​You really couldn’t have drawn it up any better. Storylines abound as the Ivy League prepares to hold its first ever men’s basketball tournament. Rivalries? Check. History? Hell yeah. A shot at perfection? You got it. Saturday’s semifinals feature the Ivy League’s best basketball rivalry and the conference’s oldest one. Penn and Princeton will take center stage early Saturday afternoon with Harvard and Yale to follow.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Beats St. John's, Bryant

The victories over the Red Storm, a team that has already beaten Yale and DePaul, and Bulldogs pushed the Crimson’s win streak to three as the team prepares for its final two matches before a spring break trip to Santa Barbara, Calif. Irene Lu led the charge for Harvard, winning both of her singles matches on the day.

The Road Seth Travelled
Men's Basketball

Towns Unable to Will Men's Basketball Past Princeton

Playing in front of a hostile crowd donning “All Stripes, One Streak” shirts and a larger audience watching on ESPNU, the Crimson had its heart broken by the Tigers again, this time, 73-69, at Jadwin Gymnasium.