Tweets of the Week

Published by Katherine H. Scott on November 05, 2014 at 11:38PM

With the fall term wrapping up, Harvard student athletes, including women's soccer sophomore forward Midge Purce, take to Twitter to express their thoughts

November has crept up without a warning, masked by deceivingly warm weather. With the next two months come the end of the fall sports regular season, and teams are now focusing on the post-season tournaments.

While you may have been keeping up with their stats, you may have missed some of Harvard’s athlete’s most entertaining tweets. Here at The Back Page, we have compiled a few tweets that made us chuckle.


Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 9/21

Published by Henry Scott on September 30, 2014 at 10:18PM

Junior wideout Andrew Fischer had a career day against Brown, catching 12 passes for 115 yards and a score.

Though men's soccer's Andrew Chang netted Athlete of the Week honors this week, here were some other performances that garner recognition.

Andrew Fischer, Football

Fischer had a career game in the Crimson’s Ivy League opener against Brown on Saturday. The junior scored his first touchdown of the season with 2:11 left in the opening quarter. 


Quotes of the Week – Oct. 21st

Published by Orlea L. Miller on October 25, 2013 at 10:13PM

Here's this week's Quotes of the Week, the five best quotes from some of the five best sports moments of the weekend.


Games to Watch This Weekend: Oct. 25-27

Published by Jillian Dukes on October 25, 2013 at 10:13PM

With fall sports teams looking to make a charge in the last part of the season and winter sports picking up action, this weekend is full of events for Harvard sports fans. Check out some of these home contests to cheer on the Crimson.

Football vs. Princeton: October 26, 1 PM

With an undefeated record to uphold, it is all on the line for the 5-0 Crimson as they take on the Tigers. Princeton and Harvard both head into this game undefeated by the Ivies, making Saturday’s game a battle for first place standing in the league.

Men’s Hockey vs. Bentley: October 26, 7:30 PM

The Crimson kicks off its season this weekend, taking on the Bentley Falcons on Saturday night at home. After graduating a class of six seniors this past year, including MVP Danny Biega, this season’s Harvard squad looks to adjust to the change in lineup.

Women’s Hockey v. Quinnipiac: October 25, 7 PM

Harvard women’s hockey starts out competition play with a match against fellow top-ten team Quinnipiac at home Friday night. This marks the first game the Crimson will play with junior captain Marissa Gedmen back on the ice after an injury last year. Additionally, this will be the first game the Crimson play without head coach Katey Stone in almost 18 years.

Women’s Soccer v. Princeton: October 26, 7 PM

As the Crimson fights to maintain its Ivy League winning streak, Princeton will scramble to notch its first victory in the conference. A loss in this game would mean losing first place Ivy ranking for Harvard, as well as ruining the Crimson’s longest winning streak since 2011.

Men’s Soccer v. Princeton: October 26, 4 PM

The Crimson will look to expand its recent two game Ivy League winning streak as it faces Princeton at Soldier’s Field this weekend. To do this, the Harvard squad will have to bounce back from the devastating loss to Boston College this past Tuesday.


Former Women's Soccer Goalie Named SLU Head Coach

Published by David Steinbach on January 19, 2013 at 10:12PM

After four years playing goalie for the Harvard women’s soccer team and four different assistant coaching stints, Katie Shields ’06 has been named head coach of the Saint Louis University women’s team.