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Cade Palmer

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Football Defense Primed for Ivy League Dominance

The Crimson has fielded a starting 11 that have been all but perfect in the last two contests, allowing a combined four points in the first three quarters of each of those games. If this defensive ferocity is sustainable, the Crimson’s fifth Ivy crown in six seasons is well within reach.


Football Prepares to Face Georgetown on the Road

I used to be an idealistic young man. I used to think that Harvard students would come to football games if you made them more fun. That deep within every student was the same innate desire to see players batter each other for glory. That getting A’s in college was easy. That Santa Claus was real. That Yale was a good school.

Smooth Lee

Powered by Faith, Leverett Blocking Group Leads Football

Calling themselves "the Southern Gents," eight Crimson players block together off the field and propel the defense on it.

Two Strong

Football Rolls Over Brown, 45-28, Thanks to Fearsome Defense

Harvard limited the Bears to nine rushing yards in the first half and scored a pick-six.

Triple Team

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."

Hey Judy
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.