The Crimson will travel back to Washington D.C. — where it defeated Howard on Martin Luther King Day — to face perennial Big East foe Georgetown in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament(NIT).
“I'm more so excited than feeling pressure,” Juzang said. “That's my thing. I'm excited. We got an opportunity to stay alive in this thing and an opportunity to keep our postseason going. So for me, it's just excited to get back to work this week, and to have another weekend alive.”
Harvard starts the road to Lake Placid with a best-of-three quarterfinal beginning on Friday.
All in all, the Harvard baseball team feels ready and excited for the dawn of a new season — a new chance to demonstrate all their growth and hard work from the offseason as they officially take the diamond for the first time in months. This, after all, is what they live for.
As the Crimson journeys into the 2019 softball season, high hopes and steep expectations are certainly coming along for the ride. After taking home its seventh Ivy League softball title under last year’s senior class, the group will look to replicate the feat.
As the ice of the River Charles thaws and recedes, the Harvard crew programs look to rejuvenate the waters with intensive competition and spirited drive. On the heels of competitive seasons last year, each team looks to embark on an even more successful campaign this spring.
“We’re really looking forward to getting the chance to prove ourselves as a team against some strong, out-of-conference opponents early in the season,” said freshman attackman Austin Madronic.
In sentiment however, there is still a feeling of unease and restlessness — compounded with a bit of unexpected adversity — as Harvard (11-8, 4-2 Ivy) prepares for its long bus ride down to Princeton and Penn.
This is the second of three road weekends for Harvard before they come home to face Penn and Princeton, the conference’s other two favorites, in two weeks.
One team will continue its recent Beanpot disappointment, while the other will earn a chance to compete in the finals for Beantown’s long sought after hockey prize.
After nearly three weeks away from competition, the Harvard women’s basketball team returns to the court on Saturday to begin its Ivy League schedule against Dartmouth at Lavietes Pavilion. In what has been an up-and-down season for Harvard so far, the Crimson looks to demonstrate its veteran resolve and determination heading into its conference games as it seeks a league championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament.
This year’s installment of the annually anticipated rivalry clash promises to deliver yet another spectacle of school spirit and high-quality hockey.