The Harvard men's basketball team dropped its second consecutive road contest on Saturday afternoon, falling to Manhattan, 73-69. The Crimson fell behind early and managed to shoot just 38.3 percent from the field.
The Harvard men’s basketball team turned in an anomalous performance in its first road matchup of the season on Thursday night, falling to Holy Cross, 73-69, at the Hart Center in Worcester, Mass.
Aiken’s resounding shot certainly overshadowed the performance of another critical contributor to the Crimson victory, freshman guard Rio Haskett. Despite not scoring a single bucket in the contest, Haskett displayed extreme acuity on the defensive end, particularly in guarding Pipkins.
The season opener for the Harvard men’s basketball team was marked by inconsistency and lapses in attention. Nevertheless, Harvard’s raw talent proved to be its savior, as it edged MIT 73-64 on Friday night.
The penultimate weekend of play for the Harvard women’s volleyball team was marked by both excitement and disappointment as the Crimson found itself on both ends of upsets.
This year, three Crimson players hail from the province of Ontario: senior captain Chris Egi, junior guard Corey Johnson, and freshman forward Danilo Djuricic. Additionally, Amaker secured a verbal commitment this fall from Noah Kirkwood, a 6’6” guard from Kanata, Ontario
Lavietes Pavilion has officially re-opened. The Harvard men’s basketball team hosted the athletic complex’s welcome-back party with a new dose of energy on Friday at the seventh annual Crimson Madness.
Last weekend, the Harvard women’s volleyball team split its doubleheader, beating Penn and falling to Princeton. This week saw another split series. Coming off a strong performance on Friday against Brown, the Crimson was unable to withstand the conference-leading Yale.
In the first-to-three points structure that is college volleyball, games can last as short as one hour or as long as three hours. The Harvard women’s volleyball team (9-5, 4-1 Ivy League) saw both extremes this weekend, as it finished as the beneficiaries of a long five-set victory against Penn (7-7, 2-3) while suffering a quick three-set loss against Princeton.
The Harvard women's volleyball team opened up Ivy League play with a win over Dartmouth on Friday night.
The Harvard women’s volleyball team can claim the title as the queen of New England after completing a three-game sweep of Boston College, Northeastern, and UMass Lowell this weekend.
Taking the first two sets, it appeared that the women’s volleyball team would cruise past Boston College. But the Eagles clawed their way back into the game, extending the match to five sets.
The Harvard women’s volleyball team put a difficult first weekend on the back burner as it captured its first two wins of the season in its second tournament of the campaign. At the Holiday Inn Invitational in Ohio this weekend, the Crimson defeated Wright State and Tennessee Tech but fell to West Virginia. Although still in the process of making adjustments as it readies itself for Ivy League play in two weeks, Harvard took this weekend as an important morale-booster.
After tallying three tough losses to open the season, the Harvard women’s volleyball team will battle for its first win of the year this weekend as it takes on three Midwest schools. The Crimson will travel to Dayton, Ohio as an invitee to the Holiday Inn Invitational.
“This was definitely a learning weekend,” junior middle blocker Christina Cornelius said. “We learned so much and focused on two things—resiliency and grit."