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Chasing Championships: Men's Water Polo vs. Princeton, Heartbreak of the Year

So it was all the more heartbreaking when, after skirting past Brown, 11-10, Harvard fell to Princeton in the NEWPC championship, 12-10.

Thesis in Hand

With strong support systems on “both sides of the river”, these seniors believe more student-athletes can pursue a thesis while continuing to excel on the field.

Harvard Baseball Travels West for Its NCAA Tournament Opener Against Oklahoma State

For McColl and the other seniors, the berth into the Tournament is especially meaningful. The veterans of the Crimson squad will leave their mark on the program as they don a Harvard uniform for the last couple of times.

Parting Shot: Jack Stockless

But contributing to the record of Harvard athletics and making memories with the small (yet fearsome) band of fellow sportswriters at 14P has given me some great stories of my own to tell. And I will continue to tell them for years to come.

Men’s Hockey 2018-2019 Season Recap

A recap of the 2018-2019 Harvard men's hockey season.

Saves Galore: Ellie Shahbo, Female Rookie of the Year

A stalwart in front of the net, the former England U-18 team captain immediately solidified herself as one of the best at her position across the NCAA.

Freshman Phenom: Elizabeth Wang, Female Breakout Athlete of the Year

Wang’s 72.92 stroke average through 13 rounds of golf led the way for Harvard. She also was the only one in the group to card two scores in the 60’s.

Double-Clutch: Harvard Men's Basketball vs. Columbia, Game of the Year

The shot became a bigger story than the eventual victory itself, as Aiken’s play was the opening highlight on Friday night’s 11:00 pm SportsCenter, and earned ESPN’s Top Play of The Night.

Triple Play: Harvard Baseball's Stone Brothers

From helping all three play at a young age to supporting them throughout the long summers of baseball, family is a thread that has always been present for the Stones.

Track and Cross Country

Record Time: Lisa Tertsch, Female Performance of the Year

While the accomplishment is truly remarkable, Tertsch’s initial reaction was rather neutral, considering her performance.

Men's Basketball

A 'Bad Boy': Noah Kirkwood, Male Rookie of the Year

By season’s end the Ivy League had bestowed seven such honors, enough to surpass a program record held by Siyani Chambers ‘16-17 and Dan Clemente ‘01.


Aaron Amok: Aaron Shampklin, Male Breakout Athlete of the Year

Despite shared time with three other backs, Shampklin rose quickly to the top of the league. By the conclusion of the season, the sophomore led in total rushing yards — and it wasn’t even close.

Women's Ice Hockey

A Hockey Life: Bradley Fusco

Throughout her childhood, Harvard hockey continued to play a major role even after she moved on from the learn-to-skate to youth teams.

Men's Squash

Squash Supreme: Both Men and Women are Teams of the Year

Not only did both squash teams meet those expectations, but they smashed them, as both went undefeated and cruised to national championships.


Nine in the Ninth: Baseball vs. Yale, Comeback of the Year

The fairytale comeback was indicative of a truly storybook season for Harvard Baseball.

Field Hockey

Off to the Horses: Tjerk van Herwaarden, Coach of the Year

Over that time period, Harvard accumulated four hat tricks – also a record – and clawed their way up to 6th in the country.

Men's Swimming

All-American: Dean Farris, Male Athlete of the Year

As a senior, he has high goals and expectations. Farris will have opportunities throughout next year to prove himself on the national stage heading into the 2020 Olympic trials next summer.

Women's Ice Hockey

The Puck Stops Here: Lindsay Reed, Female Athlete of the Year

At the end of the season, she earned multiple honors, including First Team All-Ivy, ECAC All-Rookie Team, Second Team All-ECAC, and ECAC Goalie of the Year Finalist.


Year in Sports 2019

Relive the triumphs and heartbreaks of Harvard Athletics in the 2018-2019 academic year.