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.
The Crimson treats its fall off-season as practice, however, and is optimistic about future results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Crimson had little time to shake off its offseason rust, heading straight into play against No. 22 Albany and No. 4 UConn.
The Crimson fell short against Colgate, but started and ended the weekend with wins.