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Women's Swimming

Swimming and Diving Reclaims Frank Keefe Trophy

At the Ancient Eight championships over the weekend, Harvard women’s swimming and diving team took their third Ivy Crown in five years, accumulating 1616 points and beating the rest of the field by 125.5 points.

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Women's Swimming

Women's Swimming and Diving Sets Records but Loses Dual Meets

Although Harvard ultimately fell in dual contests to Yale and Princeton, the Crimson had many strong swimming and diving performances that highlighted the team’s potential to impress in the league meet in a couple of weeks.


Wrestling Pins Stanford, Maryland in Pair of Close Meets

Both wrestling dual meets this weekend were decided by one point, and the grapplers from Cambridge emerged from the fray with two victories.

Women's Swimming

Women's Swimming and Diving Remains Unbeaten after Ivy Dual Meet

The Crimson improved to 4-0 in conference play by recording six first-place finishes in 16 events.

Women's Ice Hockey

Colgate Slides by Women's Ice Hockey

In a gritty matchup, the women’s ice hockey team fell 3-2 to No. 4/4 Colgate. The match added another win to the Raiders now-three game win streak and handed Harvard its second consecutive loss.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Splits First Series of 2018

Seeing its first action in the rink in 2018, the Harvard women’s ice hockey team recorded a weekend split in New York, edging out Rensselaer on Friday and then falling to Union on Saturday.

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming and Diving Upsets No. 10 Arizona State

​Fresh off a winter training trip to Hawaii and in its first meet of the new year, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team maintained its perfect dual meet record with a close 155-143 upset victory at No. 10 Arizona State.

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.


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.

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 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.