2023 Harvard Yale Supplement
Star Sophomore Wide Receiver Cooper Barkate and His Teammates Look to Claim Sole Ivy Title in 139th Matchup of The Game
The Harvard football team has had a record-breaking 150th season. 8-1 in overall play and with over 900 victories in program history, the Crimson heads into the historic Harvard-Yale weekend seeking the outright Ivy League Championship. A notable player amidst this historic season has been none other than sophomore wide receiver Cooper Barkate.
Murphy is the third-longest tenured coach in Division I football, and the most successful coach in Ivy League history, with 138 conference victories and 200 overall wins in 30 seasons. At the helm for Yale isTony Reno, a former Harvard assistant from 2009 to 2011 who has led the Yale program since 2012. Reno is the fourth coach who has stood on the sideline opposite Murphy in The Game.
With Outright Ivy Title on the Line, No. 19 Harvard Football to Face Yale in 139th Rendition of The Game
No. 19 Harvard football (8-1, 5-1) is to face famed rival Yale (4-2, 6-3) at the 139th rendition of ‘The Game’ this Saturday, Nov. 18 in the Yale Bowl. The Crimson will head to New Haven with a share of the Ivy League title after defeating Penn (6-3, 3-3) in triple overtime.
The Crimson breaks down football and the history of traditions in Harvard-Yale, giving you all the information you need to know to understand The Game.
When thinking of classic American sports, baseball usually comes to mind. But only 10 years after professional baseball was brought to the states, before the sport of basketball was even a thought in its creators head and a year before the first indoor hockey game was played (Hockey Hall of fame), the annals of football were being written by the Harvard Football Club.