Saturday night’s game was more than just another game for Harvard, as the team was able to avenge its Ivy League Championship loss from last season.
Harvard bounced back in thrilling fashion by upsetting Penn (16-4, 6-1 Ivy) in double overtime the following night.
The Crimson men’s squash team ended its undefeated season with a dominant 9-0 win over Trinity in the National Championship to claim its 26th Potter Cup on Sunday. After losing to Trinity the past two years in the championship game, Harvard was finally able to avenge its previous defeats.
A weekend of classic Harvard Hockey and tremendous play by freshman goalie Lindsay Reed earned Harvard a come-from-behind win against St. Lawrence and a last-second overtime loss to Clarkson, the current back-to-back defending national champions.
The Crimson bested St. Lawrence on a late goal, but could not hold onto an early lead against Clarkson.
With its first game in the books for the 2019 season, the Harvard Men’s Lacrosse Team has reasons to be proud of its fight. Strong play from newcomers against a tough Tar Heels team forecasts well for the campaign to come despite the loss.
On Friday night, Aiken’s 44-point performance, one of the most incredible efforts seen in Harvard history, helped the Crimson cling to a 98-96 victory over Columbia in 3OT, in one of the greatest games ever played at Lavietes Pavilion.
Here are some takeaways from an impressive road sweep, which was spurred by the scorching-hot Bryce Aiken, who scored 58 points on the weekend:
Harvard’s squash teams continued to dominate over the weekend, with both teams taking home their respective Men’s and Women’s Ivy League titles. The victories concluded their seasons in perfection.
“We’re really looking forward to getting the chance to prove ourselves as a team against some strong, out-of-conference opponents early in the season,” said freshman attackman Austin Madronic.
In sentiment however, there is still a feeling of unease and restlessness — compounded with a bit of unexpected adversity — as Harvard (11-8, 4-2 Ivy) prepares for its long bus ride down to Princeton and Penn.
The phenomenon known as “Linsanity” thrust the Torrance, Calif., native into the global spotlight in the world’s most famous arena. But anyone who’s met the 30 year old knows that Lin’s future is much brighter than just basketball.
Harvard will try to avenge its semifinal playoff loss from last year and get one step closer to Ancient Eight glory.
Two months into its season, the Harvard women’s water polo team has found itself amending the history books.
Once again, the Crimson must settle for the consolation matchup next week after losing to the Eagles, 2-1.
Reed's 12-save effort would not be enough for the Crimson, however, as BU redshirt junior and tri-captain Sammy Davis lasered a power-play overtime winner past Reed to give the Terriers a 3-2 win.
The Harvard women's hockey team will drudge through the snow on Tuesday night to face off against No. 7/8 Boston University in Bright-Landry Hockey Center for a shot at its first Beanpot title since 2015.
As fans and teams alike gear up for Boston's college hockey classic, take a closer look at the field of competition in the tournament.
By the end of the weekend, Harvard (10-11-3, 8-8-2) extended its unbeaten streak to six games, including five consecutive wins (5-0-1 since Jan. 26), to head into Tuesday’s Beanpot Championship to face the Boston University Terriers (16-6-7, 13-5-5 WHEA), who are running on a ten-game unbeaten streak of their own.