Led by coach Ted Minnis and fifth-year star Noah Harrison, Harvard men's water polo made its first-ever trip to the Final Four.
In his fifth year, Noah Harrison led men's water polo to the Final Four.
The Harvard softball team, led by six seniors, has its eyes set on the Ivy League title that slipped through its fingers last season.
After two-straight years of all-California men’s water polo NCAA semifinals, the Northeast is crashing the party. And it’s doing so in style.
With 55 seconds left in the second overtime and down one point, captain Joey Colton connected with freshman Austin Sechrest to even the score and force a sudden death overtime. Minutes later, the Crimson would strike again to clinch its first ever NCAA championship win on Saturday.
Colton has not only led his team to its best record since 2001, but also has steered been a key to the program’s first ever NCAA berth, which the team obtained after clinching the NWPC this past weekend.
The No. 13 Harvard men’s water polo team pulled out two crucial conference victories this weekend over MIT and No. 10 Brown to improve its record to 5-2 in the Northeast Water Polo Conference. The Crimson took down MIT for the second time this season while defeating Brown in overtime after a close loss to the Bears at home a few weeks earlier.
The Crimson went 3-0 in the Princeton Invitational, beating two top-20 teams along the way.
Despite coming out on top in game two to force a third game, Harvard (29-17, 16-4 Ivy League) fell to Princeton (23-26, 14-6) 8-3, giving the South Division Champion Tigers the Ivy League title after defeating the North Division Champion Crimson two games to one.
Up against the Providence Friars at Glay Stadium, the Crimson scored seven times in the opening three frames, paving the way for a 8-2 Harvard win—its 10th in the last 11 games.
The Harvard softball team spent its weekend in New Haven, picking up three wins in four games against Ivy rival Yale. The Crimson shut out the Bulldogs in its last matchup, 6-0, after a weekend of closely contested tilts. Harvard has now won nine of its last ten matchups.
Harvard softball dropped four out of five games in the San Diego State Classic II. The Crimson pulled out a win in its last game of the tournament against the University of San Diego after a weekend full close losses, two of which went into extra innings.
On its home diamond, the Crimson recorded a dominating 11-3 mark. The young team will look to top its recent second-place finishes to come out on top of the Ivy League this spring
The men's and women's volleyball teams share a gym, a lot of physical height, and an assistant coach in Jeff Aucoin, but they also share a mutual love for each other that bonds the two programs even beyond their shared sport. This unique connection permeates classes and continues to grow as new athletes join the teams.
The Crimson men’s and women’s track and field teams had an impressive home opener with the women’s team placing first in the Beantown Challenge for the the fifth consecutive year and the men’s team placing third.