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Tragic Injury, Offensive Struggles Mar Season Opener

The Crimson came into the season’s inaugural matchup with history on its side. Not only had Harvard never lost to the Rams, but also the Crimson had won the past two matchups by at least 30 points.


Field Hockey Confident, Not Complacent in Defending Ivy Title

“I think that the success from last year gave us the confidence to know that we are good enough to compete very strongly in the Ivy League, and even nationally,” co-captain Ellie Cookson said. “However, we are not going to become complacent."

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Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Stars Travel for International Events

Over the summer, the Crimson track and field team sent five athletes to the NCAA Outdoor Championships and qualified four for their respective junior national teams, representing the nations of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Germany.

Track and Cross Country

Track Competes in Summer Meets

The name Harvard doesn’t exactly evoke thoughts of athletic prowess. But among track and field circles, that may be starting to change.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Advances Four to National Championships

A total of 15 Harvard student-athletes qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Meet for track and field. After three days of competition, four athletes in five events will advance to the National Outdoor Championships.

Up and Over
Track and Cross Country

Hughes from the Top: Female Rookie of the Year, Runner-Up

Competing in the indoor pentathlon and the outdoor heptathlon, Hughes must juggle sprints, hurdles, jumps, and throws. And throughout the season, she has mastered them all quite well.

Fastest Woman in the World
Track and Cross Country

The Florence Flash: Female Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

Sophomore sprinter Gabby Thomas broke records left and right during the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

Leading Off
Track and Cross Country

Women's Track and Field Reclaim Ivy Throne

Gabby Thomas' stellar performance helped to push the women's track and field to reclaim its fourth consecutive Outdoor Ivy League Title, while the men's track and field team took fourth place.

Oh My
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Competes at Penn Relays, Skyhawk Invitational

Next weekend marks the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, arguably the most important meet of the year.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Posts Strong Finishes at Cardinal Classic and Sean Collier Invite

Doing just as well on the West Coast as they tend to do on the east, Harvard's sprinters had a standout weekend. The women's 4x100 team finished in 44.87 seconds, the second-fastest time in conference history.

Women's Golf

Women's Golf Dethroned in Ivy League Championship

The women's golf team took second at the Ivy League Tournament in Orlando. The finish broke up a string of five straight Ivy championships for the squad.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Posts Strong Results at Yale and Mt. SAC

After teaming up seven days ago to defeat Oxford and Cambridge, the Harvard and Yale track teams were rivals once again for the 115th rendition of their annual dual meet on Saturday.

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Track and Cross Country

Gabby Thomas is the Fastest Woman in the World

On March 31 at the Florida Relays, the sophomore ran a 200-meter dash in 22.60 seconds, tied for the fastest outdoor time in 2017.

Women's Golf

Women's Golf Earns Second Championship Title

​The only thing better than one champion is two, just ask the Harvard women’s golf team. In their second invitational of the spring season, the team picked up their second consecutive individual gold medal. Well actually, they picked up their second and third. Sophomores Anna Zhou and Michelle Xie tied each other for the Naval Academy’s Golf Invitational gold medal.

Track and Cross Country

Harvard and Yale Track and Field Teams Take Down Oxford and Cambridge

​In May of 1899, the Presidents of Oxford and Cambridge Universities in England formally challenged the Harvard and Yale track teams to a meet. 12 consecutive losses to their American rivals and over a century later, they’re probably wishing they hadn’t.