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Fronthand Backhand
Men's Squash

Men's Squash Co-Captain David Ryan Wins CSA Individual National Title

On a weekend where six Harvard athletes made it to the national semifinals, the Dublin native saved two championship points to capture the 36th men’s title in program history with a 12-10 fifth-game victory.

Four More Years
Women's Squash

Women's Squash Wins Fourth Consecutive National Championship

“The win this year was more about backing up what we had already achieved,” sophomore Gina Kennedy said.

Squashing Opponents
Women's Squash

Women's Squash defeats Yale and Brown to Claim Ivy League Title

In straight sweeps of No. 5 Yale and No. 10 Brown, Harvard increased its undefeated streak to 50 matches—spanning more than three years—and claimed its third straight outright Ivy League title.

Shooting Straight
Women's Squash

Women's Squash Bests Penn, Princeton in Dominating Weekend

On Saturday, the No. 2 Crimson faced No. 1 Princeton in a grudge match of the unbeatens. Just a day later, the team was set for a rematch of last year’s national championship against No. 7 Penn. For the third and fourth times, Harvard bended as far as it has all season. The Crimson dropped just one match each day.

Shooting Straight
Women's Squash

Women's Squash Dominates No. 3 Trinity, Blanks No. 9 Drexel

Due to weaker strength of schedule, Harvard dropped from its No. 1 position atop the CSA rankings. However, the team's outcome followed tradition, sweeping games against No. 9 Drexel and No. 3 Trinity.

Women's Squash

Women's Squash Squashes Pair of Ranked Opponents

No. 1 Harvard has yet to drop an individual match this year, winning both contests 9-0 in dominant fashion. In the last five matchups, Harvard has only dropped a total of two games across all the team’s individual matches.

Ott to Win

Wrestling Secures Three Championships at Franklin and Marshall Open

In the first weekend of 2018, the Harvard wrestling squad was resolute at the Franklin and Marshall Open, taking three different divisions as the team heads into dual meet season.

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Routed by Columbia, 6-0

Columbia scored twice in the first five minutes and never looked back, routing the Crimson, 6-0, on Sunday.

Gylling It
Men's Soccer

Men’s Soccer Coughs Up Lead, Settles for Tie Against Brown

Looking to pick up a second win in conference play, Harvard (2-7-3, 1-1-1 Ivy League) hoped for a system win against a traditionally lesser opponent. Instead, upstart Brown (6-3-2, 1-1-1) brought a chippy, untidy game and a tying goal to leave the Crimson licking its lips at the missed opportunity.

Race to the Corner
Men's Soccer

Enstrom Leads BC to 3-1 Win Over Men's Soccer

​Simon Enstrom did not give Harvard men’s soccer a fighting chance Tuesday afternoon at Jordan Field. The Swede netted a hat trick to lead rival Boston College to a 3-1 victory over Harvard and snap his team’s own four-game losing streak in a mid-week reprieve from conference play.

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Uses Last Minute Comeback to Down Rival Yale

Entering hostile territory in New Haven, Conn., the Crimson rallied from a goal down to snatch a crucial victory against Yale as the teams embark on a new Ancient Eight season.

That's the Kicker
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Still Seeking Rhythm after Seven Games

Winless at home and playing with sparse crowd support, the team has all of the individual talent but has struggled to find its form.

Sailing at Full Mast

Sailing Looks to Individual Performance for Team Success

​Collegiate sailing is an elusive sport. While water polo and swimming find comfort in a heated pool, the Harvard sailing team braves the cold and unforgiving outdoor waters. The team must embrace the elements, for the wind and water determine whether they will succeed—or fail.

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Earns First Win of Season Over Providence

In a tense affair Saturday night at Providence College, Crimson freshman Paolo Belloni-Urso trickled a deflected shot past Friars goalkeeper Colin Miller in the 85th minute as the Harvard men's soccer team notched its first win of the season, winning 2-1.

Howe Do You Like Us Now?
Women's Squash

Another One for Women's Squash: Team of the Year, Runner-Up

This blessing of talent allows Coach Mike Way to focus on pragmatic training that will help the team win as a cohesive unit, rather than practicing fundamentals. The team and its coaching staff has pushed aside conventional thinking regarding training, with an emphasis on working smarter, not harder.