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Men's Crew

For Dempsey Brothers, Head of the Charles is Part of the Routine

This year, senior heavyweight Andre will compete at the Head of the Charles for a seventh time, while sophomore Nate will compete for a fifth.

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Takes on ACC Powerhouses in Weekend Slate

​This Thursday, for the first time since winning the Ivy League Championship in November, the Harvard women’s soccer team will return to Jordan Field to play cross-town rival Boston College. Days later, the Crimson will travel to Syracuse to challenge the Orange on Sunday.

Stop, Drop, and Roll
Women's Swimming

A Backbreaking Win: Female Comeback Athlete of the Year

After a promising freshman campaign, sophomore swimmer Sonia Wang battled injuries throughout most of 2017. However, when an Ivy League championship was on the line, Wang came to play.

Finding Their Course
Men's Golf

Men's and Women's Golfs Looks to Strike Gold Again This Weekend

Battling complacency is also a focus of the women’s team, which has won five consecutive Ivy League titles. The team has also racked up three tournament wins this season, at the Navy Fall Invitational in September, the Delaware Invitational in October, and more recently, the Navy Spring Invitational two weekends ago.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Splits Ivy Matches in New York

Harvard split its weekend road contests with its Ivy League foes from the Empire State. The Crimson has a chance to win the Ivy League with two wins against Penn and Princeton next weekend.

Sailing

Harvard Sailing Team Faces Rough Weather Conditions in Four Weekend Regattas

The Harvard sailing team was kept busy this weekend with four different regattas across New England. The team hosted the Central Series III, as well as sent sailors to the Lynne Marchiando Trophy Team Race hosted by MIT, the Dellenbaugh Women’s Trophy hosted by Brown, and the BU Trophy.

Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse Looks to Continue Streak at Dartmouth

Harvard will look to keep its undefeated record in the Ivy League alive this Saturday when it travels to Dartmouth to take on conference rival Dartmouth.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Falls Narrowly to No. 41 William and Mary

The narrow 4-3 defeat was the team’s third consecutive loss to the Tribe (8-9, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) and cut short the Crimson’s eight-match win streak.

Stood Up
Women's Lacrosse

Harvard Lacrosse Gusted Away by Minutewomen

McMahon did get payback, as she converted a career-high four goals on the night. She began by cutting the lead back to two goals with a curling shot that sent her diving to the ground.

Men's Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Cheek, Wrestling Post Elite Results

While this week’s Athlete of the Week honors went to members of the Ivy League Championship winning women’s squash team, four other student-athletes had especially impressive performances this week, earning them Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.

Leeding Off
Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Splits Weekend Matches Against Memphis, BU

​This Sunday, the Harvard men’s tennis team hosted a doubleheader against No. 44 Memphis and Boston University at the Murr Tennis Center. The Crimson, following a close one point loss to the Tigers, made quick work of their crosstown rival with a dominating 6-1 victory.

Skiing

BRIEF: Skiing Closes Regular Season In Vermont

The Harvard skiing team ended its regular season this weekend at the Middlebury Winter Carnival, where conditions at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, Vermont were ideal Friday after a week of snow, and warm temperatures on Saturday brought out a sizeable crowd to watch the races.