For the first time since 1994, the Harvard men's hockey team is headed to the Frozen Four.
Harvard (10-8) will head to New York on Saturday for a doubleheader with Columbia before taking I-95 down to Philadelphia for a twinbill with Penn the following day.
On a chilly night at Harvard Stadium, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team narrowly suffered a 15-13 loss to No. 8 Albany. Having dropped four of its last five, the Crimson must rekindle its initial momentum, as the team chugs into the heart of its Ivy League schedule next weekend.
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team certainly has experience with close games. Tuesday’s non-conference matchup against Stanford at Harvard Stadium fit the pattern. Despite holding the lead for the majority of the game, the Crimson let up a goal in the final two seconds to lose by a single tally, 10-9.
For many wrestlers, the offseason is long because it is not truly off. Depending how you look at it, wrestling either never stops or rarely starts. Months of practice time overshadow minutes of live action.
An impressive weekend for Harvard athletics saw outstanding performances from a number of athletes. Freshman Dean Farris of the men’s swimming and diving team and junior Merrick Madsen of the men’s hockey team were awarded co-Athletes of the Week recognition. However, Gabby Thomas of women’s track and field and Marisa Romeo of women’s lacrosse also had notable performances, earning them Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.
In the 200 freestyle finals on Friday, Farris finished fourth with a time of 1:32.25. This may not immediately jump out as noteworthy until recognizing that the top-three finishers were all former Olympic swimmers.
The Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew team opened its 2017 spring season with races against No. 2 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan. Though the Radcliffe first and second varsity eights lost to both rivals, the Black and White's third varsity boat claimed victory over its two opponents.
In a scrappy, back and forth contest with Columbia, Harvard took the match up 10-8. The victory marks the team’s fourth game this season that has been decided by two points or fewer.
In 2017, the Crimson completed an undefeated dual campaign, won the regular season Ancient Eight title, and brought home a 24th Ivy League Championship Meet crown. This week, Harvard added another accomplishment to its collection, finishing 27th at the NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. The team also picked up three All-America honors, its highest total since 2005.
Snapping a three-game losing streak, Harvard men's lacrosse took down Ivy League rival Dartmouth, 14-7, over the weekend.
Over the weekend, five Crimson golfers finished in sixth place out of 21 teams at the Furman University Golf Course. The five members of Harvard’s team that made the trip qualified for their spots in last week’s scrimmage against Lynn University.
The narrow 4-3 defeat was the team’s third consecutive loss to the Tribe (8-9, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) and cut short the Crimson’s eight-match win streak.
After a tough 0-3 road trip to the Golden State two weeks ago, the Crimson rebounded on Friday by dominating the visiting Sacred Heart Pioneers at home in straight sets.
After a rollercoaster spring break session on the West Coast, the Harvard men’s tennis team defended its home turf this weekend with a clean 3-0 sweep of Louisiana, Buffalo, and Amherst.
Traveling to the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational on Saturday, the Harvard track and field team traded Boston’s gloomy weather for some Florida sunshine, and, along the way, some old personal records for some new ones as well.
Two years after a third-place result, Dershwitz has national saber fencing crown and the team a fifth place finish.
Shutting out their first four opponents in the Harvard hosted tournament, the women's rugby team fell short in the championship match up against Quinnipiac.
Returning from its West Coast road trip, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team dominated both of its games in Pennsylvania over the weekend.
Coming off of a sweep at the hands of South Florida last weekend, the Harvard baseball team, buoyed by continued offensive production, rebounded by taking three of four from Army in Cary, N.C.
Ryan Donato earned his 21st goal of the season in Harvard's 3-2 tournament win over Air Force on Saturday. And so did Tyler Moy, whose second-period score penetrated the nation's top penalty-killing unit.
Since Harvard’s NCAA Championship season in 1989, the Crimson had won just a single tournament game. But Donato, the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament during the ’89 run, captured an elusive Division I playoff win in his fifth attempt behind the Harvard bench Friday.