Game Stories

Eyes on the Prize

Harvard Leads Brown, 24-10, with One Quarter Left to Play

Under the temporary floodlights installed at Brown Stadium, Harvard tangles with Brown in the first game of Ivy League matchups. After one half of excellent play, Harvard's offense has since stuttered. Down 14, the Bears have one quarter to reverse the tide.

Ready for Launch
Men's Tennis

BRIEF: Tennis Jumpstarts Fall Season with Road Tournaments

The men’s team submitted a strong performance at the Chowder Fest tournament, while the women’s team traveled to the Dartmouth and Columbia Invitationals, finishing with winning records at both.

Field Hockey

BRIEF: Field Hockey is Perfect in Weekend Matchups

Not only did Harvard cruise through this weekend’s matches as it faced two Massachusetts rivals — Northeastern and UMass — but sophomore forward Natalie Sicher’s breakout game on Sunday earned her the title of Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week.

Glass Ceiling
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Falls to Two Ranked Opponents on the Road

This weekend, Harvard tripped to Colorado to challenge two formidable foes: No. 5 Denver and No. 23 Air Force. As their rankings may suggest, the home teams ran away with both games, as the Crimson fell to the Pioneers, 3-1, before bowing out to the Falcons by an even more lopsided score of 6-1.

Can't Bear to Watch
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Outmuscles Northeastern, 2-0

Harvard won a 2-0 slugfest on first-half goals by senior midfielder Leah Mohammadi and freshman forward Sophie Hirst.

20/20 Vision

20/20 Vision

Sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin was electric in Saturday's first quarter. Touching the ball three times, the second-year bullied his way to six-points all three times.

20/20 Vision

Shampklin Shines as Harvard Tramples San Diego, 36-14

Sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin scored four touchdowns en route to Harvard's home opening win on Saturday afternoon.

Jumping For Joy
Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Prevails In Thrilling Victory Over Boston College

In a thrilling back-and-forth affair, Harvard women’s volleyball took down previously undefeated Boston College in five sets. Momentum swung like a pendulum, with each team trading a win for a loss in each resulting set. After the Eagles forced a fifth and final set, the Crimson took home the final set 15-11.

Got the W from GW
Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Sweeps Princeton Invitational

Returning to Cambridge with a perfect record over the trio of this weekend’s matches, there is little chance of the team dropping in the CWPA’s new rankings.

A Trip to the Doc
Men's Golf

Men's Golf Battles Injuries, Places 10th at Doc Gimmler

With a third of the roster sidelined in total, the Crimson tripped to Farmingdale, New York, and teed off at the annual Doc Gimmler tournament. Able to field just four players instead of the typical five, the team would limp to a 10th-place finish in its first competitive tournament this year.

Long Arm of the Law
Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Places Second at Fairfield Invitational

This weekend at the Fairfield Invitational, Harvard bookended a shutout loss with victories over Central Connecticut State on Friday and host Fairfield Saturday evening.

Open Field
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Loses First Half Lead at Providence

Harvard managed to control play for much of the first half, earning its first halftime lead this season. The second frame, though, was all Friars. The home side netted three shots and pulled away with a 3-1 victory.

Full Extension
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Splits Pair of Non-Conference Matches

Harvard dealt with some extreme weather this week, as it defeated Providence on Monday in 92-degree heat and lost to No. 22 UMass Lowell last night after a thunderstorm delayed kickoff.

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Edges Quinnipiac, Drops to Maine

On Sunday, Harvard locked horns with Quinnipiac, taking down the Bobcats on the road, 1-0, on freshman midfielder/forward Sophie Hirst’s second-half goal. On Wednesday night at Jordan Field, the Crimson (2-3) followed it up by dropping a 1-0 contest to the Maine Black Bears in a disappointing home loss.

Pearce-ing the Defense
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Undefeated in Opening Weekend

Over the course of the inaugural weekend of field hockey, the Crimson team smoothly dispatched of the University of New Hampshire and Holy Cross in 4-1 and 4-0 matches, respectively.