Department of Athletics

Harvard Yale Crowd

Harvard Students Celebrate 135th Game Victory — Less So The Venue

Harvard's commanding 45-27 victory over Yale in the 135th iteration of The Game delighted College students who had witnessed back-to-back losses to Harvard's New Haven rival the past two years.

Harvard Athletics in the Spotlight

Harvard Athletics Launches 23 New Workshops for Student-Athletes Under 'Crimson360'

Harvard Athletics has debuted 23 new initiatives for student-athletes as part of a program titled "Crimson360" and meant to reflect the department's revamped motto of "principled leadership, academic integration and competitive excellence."

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On Campus

Spike in Harvard-Yale Ticket Scalping Spurs Rebuke from Resident Deans

So many students have tried to resell their tickets to the Harvard-Yale football game this year — a violation of Athletics Department policy — that some resident deans are now admonishing undergrads over internal email lists.

No Princeton, No Problem
Men's Swimming

Harvard's Head Diving Coach Resigns Following Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

The head coach of Harvard’s diving program Chris Heaton has resigned days after administrators placed him on leave following allegations that he solicited nude pictures from and sent photos of his penis to young female athletes years ago.

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Women's Lacrosse

Athletics Department Selects Three New Head Coaches

The Harvard Athletics Department announced new head coaches for the men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s diving teams.

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.

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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.