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Leon K. Yang

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Men's Basketball

For Harvard’s Bassey, Service Comes Before Steals

Before coming to Harvard and emerging as the men’s basketball’s top perimeter defender as a freshman, Bassey immersed himself in a variety of service work at his high school, leaving a legacy through surface projects in his hometown, and gaining a lot in the process.

Men's Water Polo

Blyashov Sends Men's Water Polo to NCAA Tournament

The rookie attacker has amassed 88 goals this year and claimed four Rookie of the Week awards in his conference.

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming and Diving Hands Columbia Its First Loss

This weekend, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team continued its dominance in conference play, besting Columbia, 192-107, at Uris Pool in New York, N.Y. and smashing five pool records along the way.

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming Seeks to Further Strong Start in Battle of Unbeatens

After two resounding victories last weekend to open its 2017-2018 campaign, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team will make the 200-mile trek to take on the Lions in its first away meet of the year.

Women's Swimming

Women's Swimming and Diving Races to Comfortable Win Against Cornell

​In its first home meet of the season, the Harvard’s women swim and dive team continued the domination it displayed last weekend against Columbia. The Crimson bested Cornell in 14 of 16 events, ultimately winning 199.0-96.0 at Blodgett Pool on Sunday.

Fencing

Grabbing the Gold: Star Fencer Eli Dershwitz Finds International Success Representing Team USA

​Junior Eli Dershwitz, in the midst of an impressive career of fencing at Harvard, is also an established prominent figure on the international stage. No stranger to world competitions, the Sherborn, Mass. native recently set out overseas searching for more glory.

Breathless
Women's Swimming

Women's Swimming and Diving Roars Past Lions

Harvard won nine of 11 events en route to a 150.5-87.5 stomping of Columbia last weekend. Junior Brittany Usinger led the way with two first-place finishes.

Sailing

Sailing Places Top 10 at Three Weekend Events

The Harvard sailing team concluded an eventful weekend with three top-10 finishes, including a fourth-place effort at the Nickerson Trophy hosted by Tufts.

Bros Before Rows
Men's Crew

It's a Family Affair for Anderson Trio

Sons of an All-American defensive end for Harvard, Travis, Eric, and Bryce Anderson have caught on with the Crimson crew program.

Finding the Seam
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Prepares for Crucial Home Date with Princeton

As Harvard coach Tjerk van Herwaarden called it, “the battle of the unbeatens” will take place this Saturday at Berylson Field. The No. 13 Harvard field hockey team will take on No. 14 Princeton in a pivotal, high-stakes matchup of the Ancient Eight’s two remaining unbeaten teams.

Football

Athlete of the Week: Charlie Booker Runs All Over Lafayette

In the 700th game played at Harvard Stadium, Crimson running back Charlie Booker had a performance for the ages. Against Lafayette, the junior racked up a career-high 159 rushing yards on 23 carries and added a touchdown. He was an integral piece of Harvard’s relentless running game and 38-10 domination of the Leopards.

Finding the Gap
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Blows Out Brown, Loses Heartbreaker to BC

After a strong performance against Penn last weekend, the No. 13 Harvard women’s field hockey team split its weekend slate, first shutting out Brown 7-0 on Friday before falling 2-1 in a shootout against No. 8 Boston College two days later.

Judge, Jury, Executioner
Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Posts 1-2 Weekend

The No. 11 Harvard men’s water polo team's eight-game streak went south, as the Crimson dropped two close contests against Princeton and St. Francis, each by two goals. Harvard ended the weekend on a high note by soundly defeating Iona, finishing the weekend 1-2.

Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Beats Mt. St. Mary's by Largest Margin in Program History

On Friday night, midway through the second half, the scoreboard displayed a score of 00-0 after the No. 7 Harvard Radcliffe Women’s rugby team (2-1-0) had scored 100 points against Mt. St. Mary’s (0-0-3), resetting the scoreboard, on its way to a 130-0 thumping of its opponents. The margin of victory was the greatest in program history.