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.
Only teammates for a few months, these freshmen have already made a noticeable impact for the Crimson. Sitting at 11-6 overall and 6-2 in the Ivy League, Harvard has put itself in a position to compete for a league title at the end of the year.
Harvard completed the season sweep over Dartmouth, taking all three sets this weekend against the Big Green on the road. Now tied for second, the win keeps the Crimson in the mix for a piece of the Ivy League title.
After finishing the 2016-2017 campaign in the middle of the pack, the Crimson will look to rebound this season, with the ultimate goal being the Ivy League championship. Over 70 percent of its scoring returns from last season, but the team’s incoming rookies finding finding their footing in Division I hockey will also be key to the contest against the Big Green.
In a hard-fought battle, the Crimson women’s soccer team dropped its second straight Ivy League matchup, coming up short against the Bulldogs in New Haven, 3-0. Yale held Harvard at bay to effectively dash the visitor’s hopes of defending its Ancient Eight title.
On a quiet Sunday night at Jordan Field, Harvard men’s soccer struggled to find its bearings against Albany, dropping its second straight game, 3-1. The Great Danes (6-2-0) topped the Crimson (1-4-1) in the first ever meeting between the two schools.