After rattling off four-consecutive victories to start the season, Harvard’s second-straight postseason bid was firmly in the cards. On Saturday afternoon, No. 17 Princeton (9-4, 4-1 Ivy) officially dashed Harvard’s chances of securing an Ivy League Tournament berth. The Crimson (5-7, 1-4 Ivy) now sits in sixth place in the Ivy League, ahead of only Dartmouth.
On a chilly night at Harvard Stadium, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team narrowly suffered a 15-13 loss to No. 8 Albany. Having dropped four of its last five, the Crimson must rekindle its initial momentum, as the team chugs into the heart of its Ivy League schedule next weekend.
After being overwhelmed by its cross-town rival’s potent offense, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team continued its recent slide. The Crimson suffered its third-straight loss at the hands of No. 19 Boston University Tuesday evening at Nickerson Field in Boston, Massachusetts.
Entering spring break, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team found itself riding a four-game win streak to begin the season. On consecutive Saturdays, the Crimson suffered setbacks against one of the nation’s top teams in Penn State and an Ivy League foe in Brown. Harvard dropped its league opener for the third consecutive season.
Harvard rode a hot start in its home-opener to overcome the late-charging Massachusetts Minutemen by a score of 11-7. The Crimson has now won three consecutive games against Massachusetts, its longest streak since 1984.
A top-heavy Harvard roster graduated 15 seniors in 2016—a class that included two Ivy League First Teamers and a nominee for the Tewaaraton Award, which recognizes the top collegiate player. In the wake of this mass exodus, the 2017 Crimson has mighty shoes to fill.
In their first non-conference game of the year, Harvard women’s hockey (1-5-0, 1-4-0 ECAC) fell to UNH (4-10-0, 3-5-0 Hockey East) in a hard-fought overtime battle. The contest marked their fifth straight loss, and third one-goal loss in a row.
Entering its penultimate regular season matchup with a three-point lead in the Ivy League table, the Harvard men’s soccer team has the opportunity to clinch its first Ancient Eight title since 2009 with a win at Jordan Field on Saturday against visiting Columbia.