Crimson staff writer

Spencer R. Morris

Spencer is a member of the 146th guard. He has covered the men's hockey team since January of 2016.

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Men's Ice Hockey

Men’s Hockey Picks Historic Trio As Team Captains

Harvard’s 2017-2018 leadership group marks the 128th, 129th, and 130th captaincies since varsity hockey’s inception at the school. Madsen, set to don the crimson “C” from the crease, is the first Crimson goaltender to captain a team since the 1979-80 season saw John Hynes ’80 do so.


Notebook: Donato Breaks Loose; Men's Hockey Solves Nation's Top PK in East Regional Final

Ryan Donato earned his 21st goal of the season in Harvard's 3-2 tournament win over Air Force on Saturday. And so did Tyler Moy, whose second-period score penetrated the nation's top penalty-killing unit.

Alex Kerfoot

Notebook: Men's Hockey Seizes First Tourney Win in 23 Seasons

Since Harvard’s NCAA Championship season in 1989, the Crimson had won just a single tournament game. But Donato, the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament during the ’89 run, captured an elusive Division I playoff win in his fifth attempt behind the Harvard bench Friday.

Aiming For Viktory

Providence Awaits Men’s Hockey in NCAA Opener

Now, for the third straight year and the fifth time under coach Ted Donato ’91, it’s NCAA tournament time for the Crimson with the ultimate prize on the line—a national championship. But just 60 minutes of hockey could put an abrupt end to Harvard’s memorable ride.

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Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Earns Top Seed in East Regional of NCAA Tournament

On Friday, the Crimson will travel to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. to face off against No. 12/12 Providence College, as released by the NCAA on Sunday. The puck will drop at 4:00 p.m. EST and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Luke of the Draw
Men's Ice Hockey

No. 2 Men's Hockey to Host Yale in ECAC Quarterfinals

Historic rivals Harvard and Yale will play games 255, 256, and—if needed—257 of their all-time series in what will be their fourth ECAC playoff series over the past six seasons.

Alexander the Great

Notebook: M. Hockey Claims ECAC's Top Seed on Senior Night

The Harvard icemen, already owners of a 2017 Beanpot championship and an Ivy League title, may need a new shelf on their trophy case after this regular season.

Eleven for Devin
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Cruises Past Clarkson, Wins Ninth Straight

​One year after Clarkson swept Harvard in the schools’ two-game season series, the Crimson set the record straight Friday night with its second win of the season over the Green and Gold—a 4-1 triumph at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

Three of Four

Notebook: Men's Hockey Continues Shorthanded Success, Nabs First Regular-Season Game at the Whale in 12 Years

Friday night’s Ivy League title-clinching victory marks the first back-to-back championships for Harvard since 1993-1994.

For The Seniors

Notebook: Men's Hockey Dominates Shot Count, Capitalizes on Special Teams in Beanpot Title Win Over BU

The last time the Crimson won a Beanpot, only one member of the current team, Phil Zielonka, was even alive. And he was less than two weeks old.

Green Line Rivalry
Men's Ice Hockey

Scouting Harvard's Beanpot Competition

With four of the nation’s most storied hockey programs in action this week, including three top-10 powerhouses, there will be no shortage of elite talent on display at this year's Beanpot.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Posts Strong Results at Home

The Crimson returned to Cambridge licking its wounds but nevertheless knew it would emerge all the better for the effort it put forth in Illinois. Kicking off a five-game home stand, Harvard hoped to show visiting Fort Wayne and Ball State a few newly learned tricks it picked up from its Chicago-based adversaries.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Ties Quinnipiac, Falls to Princeton

Both Princeton and Quinnipiac were familiar foes, having defeated Harvard earlier in the season by scores of 2-1. The Crimson improved slightly on those earlier results. This time Harvard left the back-to-back contests with a tie and a loss.

Led by Destiny
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Pushes Win Streak to Six in Win Over Owls

Harvard enjoyed its first-ever triumph over the Owls, 73-62, thanks in part to the solid execution of a clever match-up zone defense.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Wins Home Opener Against Maine, 69-60

Despite trailing at the half by three points, the Harvard women’s basketball team surged past visiting Maine en route to a 69-62 victory in its home opener on Tuesday. In the second straight year hosting the Black Bears (1-2) in its home debut, the Crimson (1-1) avenged its 2015 loss and earned its first win of the new season with concerted defensive play and an increasingly more patient offense as the game progressed.