Men's Water Polo
Co-captain Harrison Tafur separated his AC joint during the summer prior to his final season. The senior rehabilitated himself, assumed a leadership role, and helped lead men's water polo to a quarterfinal appearance in the NCAA tournament.
The rookie attacker has amassed 88 goals this year and claimed four Rookie of the Week awards in his conference.
Freshman 2-meter Jackson Enright shoots against Iona earlier this year, who the team dispatched easily again this weekend in the first of three Harvard wins. Now the Crimson will look to go far into the NCAA tournament last year and match its performance when the team won its way to the Final Four.
No. 14 men’s water polo went a perfect 2-0 on the weekend, pulling out two victories in two very close games. Saturday afternoon, the Crimson defeated No. 15 Brown 11-10 in overtime. Its success rolled over into the second game of the day, defeating crosstown rival MIT 10-8. Harvard improved its record to 11-4 this season and 3-2 in conference play.
The No. 11 Harvard men’s water polo team's eight-game streak went south, as the Crimson dropped two close contests against Princeton and St. Francis, each by two goals. Harvard ended the weekend on a high note by soundly defeating Iona, finishing the weekend 1-2.
No. 10 Harvard Men’s water polo went three for three on the weekend, defeating east coast opponents No. 17 George Washington and Chapman on Saturday, and No. 16 Bucknell on Sunday at the annual Princeton Invite. The Crimson had a dominating Saturday performance, outscoring George Washington and Chapman by a combined total of 13 goals. Competition was tighter on Sunday as Harvard edged out Bucknell by only one goal.
On Saturday, the Crimson hardly felt at home, dropping two games. But Harvard rebounded on Sunday with two wins to finish out the tournament.