In its first Ivy League road trip of the conference schedule, the Killer P's—Penn and Princeton—proved too much for the women’s basketball team. The Crimson’s win streak was snapped at six with the pair of losses.
In an all-important weekend, Harvard women’s basketball will travel to Princeton, N.J., and Philadelphia, Penn., to take on the only other two teams in the Ivy League with just a single loss in a two-day battle for the top of the conference.
Thanks to a 13-0 run late in the third quarter and a whopping 57 points in the paint, Harvard was able to pull away from the Lions to notch its fifth straight win.
Lights-out shooting pushed the Crimson to yet another home win. Senior guard Taylor Rooks went 9-of-11 from the field to contribute to a 61.3 percent shooting performance for the team overall.
Harvard has won four of its last five in a span of hotly contested battles with non-conference and Ancient Eight opponents alike. This weekend marks the middle of its all-important opening Ivy League home stretch.
An explosive start, bolstered by sophomore guard Katie Benzan’s 17 first-half points, anchored Harvard women’s basketball in its 76-65 victory over Dartmouth Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion.
The Crimson’s 14-0 run in a span of less than six minutes gave it a seven point lead with only 2:30 to play. Harvard sealed its lead on free throws from Rooks and sophomore guard Katie Benzan.
Supported by stellar rebounding and strong offensive play, Harvard women’s basketball posted a 1-1 record this week in the Hilton Garden Inn Classic at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida.
Despite an early 14-point deficit, Harvard women's basketball notched a come-from-behind victory over Siena. Sophomore guard Katie Benzan paced the team with 22 points.
Last Friday night, Harvard opened the 2017-18 campaign with a loss to Dayton in the Maine Tip-Off Tournament. On Saturday, the Crimson fell again, this time to Maine.
After downing Dartmouth and Princeton earlier this season, Harvard takes on Brown and Yale this weekend.
Chambers, who finished second all time with 605 career assists, now leads the European team BC Raiffeisen Flyers Wels in points, assists, and steals.
In an unorthodox weekend, the Harvard sailing team braved variable conditions and new race styles, culminating in mixed results.
With the new cohort of forwards Rachel Levy, Grace Tworek, Maddie Stuhlreyer, and Jadyn Bush and rookie guard Matilda Salen, Harvard looks to make its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2007.
Harvard traveled to Columbia and Cornell over the weekend, coming up just short in both bouts. The Crimson won two sets against each opponent, but the Lions and the Big Red closed out each match in the fifth set.