Game Stories


Defense Shutters Cornell in Football's 35-22 Victory

Harvard's defense held the dynamic Cornell rushing attack to only 36 total yards. Likewise, the Crimson offense was perfect from the red zone, scoring on all three entires into the territory. Prior to the contest, the Big Red was first in the nation in red zone defense.

Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Has Mixed Results at Dartmouth Invitational

The Crimson treats its fall off-season as practice, however, and is optimistic about future results.

A Few Goodman

In Historic First Meeting, Football Tramples Howard, 62-17

In the first ever meeting between Harvard and Howard, the Crimson running backs were nearly unstoppable, logging 288 yards and seven touchdowns. Harvard's defense tallied an impressive seven sacks and three punt blocks in the afternoon contest.

Full Sale

Sailing Takes First Gold of Fall at Danmark Trophy

The Crimson picked up its first regatta victory of the season at the Danmark Trophy and finished second at the Women’s Showcase, which both took place in New London, Conn., over the weekend. The two podium finishes highlighted Harvard sailing’s most successful weekend yet this Fall.

High Bar
Men's Tennis

Men's and Women's Tennis Open Season on High Note

Coming off two straight weekends of tournaments, both the men’s and women’s teams are looking to maintain their momentum after a hot start to the year. New and old faces on the team had their chance to hit the courts and see how their off-season training translated into in-season performance. And for many, the hard training paid off.

Eyes Wide Shut

San Diego Staves Off Late Harvard Push as Football Drops Opener, 31-23

Spectators were left wondering if they truly were reliving the same quarter over and over again – or if Sinnett was just that damn good. In the end, Sinnett and the Toreros proved just good enough, staving off a late Harvard comeback attempt to take home a 31-23 victory.

All En
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Splits Matches Against No. 18 Stanford, UMass

Both of the Crimson's contests this week were within a one point margin. The first, a contest against No. 18 that fell against the team from Cambridge. Harvard's fortuned flipped on Monday in a 3-2 victory over in-state rival, UMass.

Docter's Orders
Men's Soccer

Men’s Soccer Falters at Vermont, Providence

Coming off of an opening weekend which may have seen it play its two strongest opponents of the season, Harvard rounded out its opening string of away games with contests against Providence and Vermont.

Flipping the Script
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Withstands Late UMass Push to Survive, 2-1

Harvard women’s soccer had to fight off fatigue, a late goal from Massachusetts off a corner kick, and even a fallen drone on a windy night, but the Crimson won its third straight game anyway.

Looking Back
Track and Cross Country

Women Bring Home First Place at Cross Country's Bid in the Bronx

The women captured first place in the Fordham Fiasco, and the men rested top runners but learned insights on an important technical course which they will see later on in the season.

Patrolling the Net
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Posts Second Straight Shutout Win

Volley goals, flip throws, and complete control. Could you really ask for more? After a masterful 3-0 performance against Quinnipiac, the Harvard women’s soccer team returned to the pitch to follow up with another dominant 2-0 win in its first-ever game against the Northwestern Wildcats. Despite a relatively close score, it was clear that the Crimson had the overall advantage throughout the game due to its relentless offense, overwhelming defense, and great goalkeeping from senior goalkeeper Kat Hess.

Oh Thank Heaven
Women's Rugby

Rugby Falls to Army West Point, 34-10

While the Crimson controlled the game's opening minutes, the Black Knights recovered and never looked back.

Never Much Love When We Go OT
Field Hockey

No. 6 Field Hockey Splits Opening Weekend Against Top-25 Teams

The Crimson had little time to shake off its offseason rust, heading straight into play against No. 22 Albany and No. 4 UConn.

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Opens Season with Harvard Invitational

The Crimson fell short against Colgate, but started and ended the weekend with wins.

Oh Thank Heaven
Women's Rugby

Oh Thank Heaven

The Crimson will have to recover in time to play Dartmouth in its home opener next weekend.