Department of Athletics

All Lined Up

Filings Show Athletes With High Academic Scores Have 83 Percent Acceptance Rate

Documents also showed recruited athletes of low academic standing had an acceptance rate nearly a thousand times greater than that for non-athletes of the same standing.

Dillon Fieldhouse
Department of Athletics

Dillon Fieldhouse

The Dillon Fieldhouse holds the offices of numerous varsity coaches as well as their teams' locker rooms and equipment facilities.

Dillon Fieldhouse
Department of Athletics

Athletics Department Restructures Compensation Model Ahead of New Equal Pay Law

Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise announced a new model for compensating coaches in an email Wednesday following a year of internal review and restructuring of the athletics department’s existing compensation framework.

View from the Top
Department of Athletics

Scalise to Receive National Award for Excellence in Athletic Administration

Scalise, who wrote he was surprised by the May 9 announcement of the award, will share this year’s award with Yale Athletic Director Thomas Beckett.

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Student Jobs

Athletics Department Hits Home Run with Student Marketing Program

A number of student athletes on Harvard’s 42 varsity teams have taken on another role this year: Chief Marketing Officer.

Skeletal Baseball Center

New Baseball Hitting Facility Opening Delayed by One Month

Harvard's new covered baseball and softball hitting pavilion will open at least a month late, a delay at least one student-athlete called disappointing.

Golf War
Women's Golf

Women’s Golf Team Van Broken Into on Last Day of Spring Break Training Trip

The women’s varsity golf team’s week-long spring break training trip in California ended on a sour note when their team van was broken into.

Schuyler Bailar QUADS
Student Groups

Students Form Support Group for BGLTQ Athletes

​Two Harvard students have founded a support group for BGLTQ-identifying student-athletes—dubbed Queer Undergraduate Athletes That Do Sports, or QUADS—which held its first meeting in mid-February.

And Now, It Is Still Sinking

Sailing Team Relocates After Sailing Center Sinks Into River

University spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman wrote in a statement on Tuesday that although the barge beneath the center has been “restored,” the facility will be closed for the remainder of the season.

It's Sinking

Crews Temporarily ‘Restore’ Sinking Harvard Sailing Center

Diving crews worked over the weekend to temporarily “restore” the Harvard Sailing Center, which began sinking into the Charles River last week in the wake of a strong nor’easter.

Murr Center
Student Life

Through Coach to Classroom Program, Coaches Attend Classes with Athletes

Rueb said Coach to Classroom was created as way to help coaches see their athletes “outside the lines of their playing fields.”


Top MLB Executives, Baseball Alums to Speak at Harvard Club

Five Harvard baseball alumni who now occupy top spots in Major League Baseball front offices will return to Harvard for a question-and-answer panel Monday.

10 Stories

Ten Stories That Shaped 2017

2017 saw tectonic changes—ranging from Harvard's decision to keep the College's controversial social life policy to its launch of a presidential search destined to chart the course for decades to come. The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined a tempestuous year.

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie
Department of Athletics

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie

Tanner J. Lee '18, a safety on the football team, speaks to local newscasters outside El Jefe's Taqueria during the fundraiser in aid of Ben M. Abercrombie '21, who suffered a catastrophic injury during a game earlier this semester.

Fenway Park

Harvard to Host Tailgates Near Fenway Next Year

Scalise said Harvard may still host tailgates on campus as a fallback, adding he believes tailgates closer to the park will encourage more fans to attend the Game.