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Sean B. Chanicka

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Flying Dutchwoman
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Falls to No. 2 Connecticut in Home Opener

Returning home after a West Coast trip, the No. 18 Harvard field hockey team faced off against No. 2 Connecticut in the Crimson’s home opener. The Huskies provided a stiff challenge, as Harvard fell 3-1.

Sticking It To 'Em
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Wins Two of Three Against Top Competition in California

After capturing its first outright Ivy League title since 1990 last season, the No. 20 Harvard field hockey team entered 2017 with high hopes. Its new campaign kicked off this weekend as the Crimson battled sweltering heat and got the best of two of its three opponents in California.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Splits Games Against Brown, Yale

In its final two games of the 2016-17 season, Harvard women's ice hockey bested Yale but fell to Brown, finishing with a record of 5-19-5 overall.

Women's Ice Hockey

BRIEF: Women's Ice Hockey Defeats Union, Falls to RPI

Head coach Katey Stone picked up her 450th career win with the Crimson against Union College, but the Crimson now stands three points behind Rensselaer for the final playoff spot with two games to play.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Scores Point Against Top-Ranked Foes

Coming into the weekend slate, the Crimson had gone 0-7-3 against ranked opponents.

Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Smith, Bassey, Benzan, Moy Tally Big Weekends

​While Joey Colton took home athlete of the week honors this week after leading men’s water polo to its first NCAA Tournament berth, four other Harvard student-athletes had notable performances for their respective teams, earning this week’s Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.

Garcia Golazo
Women's Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Garcia's OT Winner Returns Ivy Crown to Cambridge

With a golden goal in the second overtime period, senior forward Rachel Garcia helped the Crimson secure its third Ivy League title in the past four years.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Downs Columbia, 5-1, on Senior Day

The win marked the first time the Crimson has finished a season undefeated and untied in conference play. The win was the team’s 12th overall for the season, tying a program record.

Boehm and Company
Women's Basketball

Boehm Goes the Dynamite

Replacing graduated seniors is never an easy task. Filling the shoes of AnnMarie Healy ’16, a first team All-Ivy selection and the leading scorer for last year’s Harvard women’s basketball team, is even tougher.

Young the Giant Slayer
Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Kathleen Young's Two Goals Leads Field Hockey to First Win Over Princeton in 22 Years

The Crimson knew that someone needed to step up in a big way for the team to overcome such a challenge and stay atop the Ancient Eight table. It turns out that sophomore forward Kathleen Young was that someone.

Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Splits Matches at Rodeo

​Following a successful showing at the Harvard Invitational last weekend, where the team swept all four of its games, the Harvard men’s water polo team (18-5, 3-2 CWPA) traveled to the west for the Rodeo Tournament in Southern California.

Two Records Is Better Than One
Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Balleza Breaks School Record for Career Goals, Points

In field hockey’s 5-0 win against Cornell on Saturday, Balleza accumulated five points, scoring two goals and providing one assist. Those marks helped Balleza become Harvard field hockey’s all-time career leader in points and goals with 103 points and 44 goals.