Fall Sports 2017

Behind the Ball, Eight
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Seeks to Overcome Ivy-Opening Loss

A year after winning the Ancient Eight crown, the Crimson has become a defensive juggernaut.

Scott Lands

Football Juniors Hit Dance Moves amid NFL Debates of Race

Wide receiver Adam Scott and defensive back Wes Ogsbury have created a YouTube channel called "Harvard Hits" that features dance videos from all over campus.

Hot Pocket

For Football Seniors, Emotional Hits Sting the Most

In the last year, Crimson seniors have endured brutal losses and a tragic injury to a teammate. They're back for redemption in 2017.

Two Strong

Fall Sports Get off the Ground

This supplemental issue is a snapshot of four Harvard sports—football, field hockey, women’s soccer, and men’s soccer. All have lost games. All have shown flashes of potential. And all face the bulk of Ivy League play, which will test the quality of these Crimson squads.

European Import
Men's Soccer

Freshmen Offer Hope for Men's Soccer

International recruits Paolo Belloni-Urso and Cornelius Bencsik have played fewer than 10 games, but they've made a lasting impression.

That's the Kicker
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Still Seeking Rhythm after Seven Games

Winless at home and playing with sparse crowd support, the team has all of the individual talent but has struggled to find its form.

On His Toes

Football Relies on 'Road Warriors'

“Some of the great offensive line group we had together at one time, all those NFLers, the guys like Adam Redmond, [Anthony] Fabiano, Cole Toner, Ben Braunecker, those guys used to sing,” Harvard coach Tim Murphy said.

No Sophomore Slump
Field Hockey

Talented Field Hockey Eyes 'Bigger Prize'

The team returns 16 members from last season’s Ancient Eight title squad, including leading scorer Bente van Vlijmen.

Smooth Lee

Powered by Faith, Leverett Blocking Group Leads Football

Calling themselves "the Southern Gents," eight Crimson players block together off the field and propel the defense on it.