For the third time this month, the Crimson failed to deliver under pressure. Unfortunately for Harvard, a game that began with a celebration of players in their final year came to an end with a failed last-minute drive in the final quarter. Harvard dropped this Saturday’s home contest to the Pennsylvania Quakers, 24-20.
The Crimson’s performance was a microcosm of the season so far, as Harvard capitalized on its chances and solid goaltending nullified its defensive errors.
Harvard triumphed, 4-1, on Friday night and now holds a 4-0-0 record for the first time since the 1993-1994 season, in which it reached the Frozen Four.
But for Djuricic and Sakota, their relationship runs far deeper than merely sharing nearby Toronto as home.
For 20 of the Crimson’s players, the four-year stint of contests in the historic Harvard Stadium comes to a close this Saturday as the Crimson challenges Penn (4-4, 2-3 Ivy) in its last home game of the season. The senior class, which has 14 victories in its tenure of 20 home games, will be honored prior to play against the division rival.
Although it wasn’t pretty, the close finish was certainly a crucial learning experience for a team loaded with young talent.
For the second straight week, Harvard football ended its game in heartbreak. The Crimson dropped yet another walk-off contest, this time to Columbia in overtime as the Lions intercepted Harvard late to seal the game, 17-10.
In its third matchup of this season, the Harvard women’s rugby team got its revenge and defeated Dartmouth in a stunning victory, 23-22, this past weekend in the NIRA semifinal game, earning a spot in the NIRA National Championship this coming weekend.
As I sing one song for my Old Kentucky Home far away, half of the Ancient Eight’s seniors will sing one final song at their football homes. For this reason, and possibly having to do with the multiple lopsided matchups, I will be picking every single home team this week.
Harvard hopes to remain undefeated at home as it continues its non-conference slate against Siena on Thursday.
While the Crimson women eventually learned that they did not earn a bid into the NCAA tournament after the selection of teams on Sunday evening, both van Vlijmen and Tarrant had time to reflect on the season.
This is the league of parity, and as long as you are not named Brown, you should never feel like you are out of a game. This league is all about chaos, and after a few years of dominating superpowers and underforming bottom-feeders, the Ancient Eight is chaotic once again. Ivy League parity is back and better than ever.
In its first weekend of back-to-back road games, Harvard stole the home-ice advantage from its opponents, cruising to a 6-2 win over No. 7/7 Princeton and outlasting Quinnipiac in a 3-2 overtime thriller to remain undefeated.
The Bright-Landry Hockey Center is on the eve of its annual winter-time festivities, as No. 19 Harvard opens the season at home against Dartmouth on Friday.
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In an unprecedented move, the leaders of the NCAA unanimously approved to begin the process of altering current rules so that college athletes can profit off of their names, images, and likenesses. What will it mean for Harvard?
Sussman’s layup solidified Harvard’s lead against the Bears as the Crimson successfully mounted a 56-53 comeback win in its home opener.
On the road for the first time this season, Northeastern handed Harvard its first defeat off of a record-setting 44-point effort from captain Jordan Roland.
Sharp goaltending and tallies on the rush propelled the Crimson to its second straight victory of the young season.