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Meagan a Play
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Meagan a Play

Senior INF Meagan Lantz launches the ball against Yale in a game last season.

Kneiling Throw
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Kneiling Throw

Junior catcher Lindey Knieb tosses the ball back to the pitcher against Dartmouth last April.

Meagan a Play
Previews

Big Cleats to Fill: Softball Preview

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.

Winding Up
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Winding Up

Quick to the Bag
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Quick to the Bag

Rich, now a junior, has held down Harvard's starting shortstop job for her first three seasons in Cambridge.

Striking It Rich
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Striking It Rich

The El Segundo, Calif., native (center) has made great strides in terms of her leadership. As the shortstop, she has learned to take greater control of the infield and is a leader-by-example behind co-captains Maddy Kaplan and Kaitlyn Schiffhauer.

Rich in Runs
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Rich in Runs

Rich's speed and aggressiveness on the basepaths consistently puts her in scoring position and creates extra runs for the Harvard softball team.

First Up
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Born to Play Softball: Female Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

As soon as she set foot on Harvard’s campus, Rhianna Rich established herself as the softball team’s starting shortstop. Now in the spring of her junior year, Rich has been a model of consistency for three straight seasons.

Sweet Spot
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Covering All the Bases: Female Comeback Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

Coming off an ACL injury which held her out of the 2017 season, junior second baseman Meagan Lantz is right back in the mix as one of Harvard softball's key contributors.

Sweet Spot
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Sweet Spot

Lantz is one of the Crimson's premier power hitters. She launched a team-leading seven homers her freshman year, and she added four more this season after her return from a torn ACL.

Land of Lantz
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Land of Lantz

Despite playing in a handful of games at the hot corner this season, Lantz made the switch over to second base for the majority of the 2018 campaign.

First Up
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First Up

Rich provides everything out of the leadoff spot for the Crimson. She hits for power (16 extra-base hits), hits for contact (.442 batting average), and is exceptionally quick (six triples, seven steals).

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BRIEF: Softball Eliminated from NCAA Regionals

This weekend, Harvard softball traveled to Athens, Ga., to participate in NCAA Regionals after winning the Ivy League Championship Series over Dartmouth. The Crimson’s playoff trip was its first since 2012.

No Doubter
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No Doubter

Junior second baseman Meagan Lantz, pictured in previous action against Penn, hit a two-run home run during the wild seventh-inning comeback in game one.

No Doubter
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Softball Wins Championship Series, Advances to NCAA Regionals

After losing the Ivy League Championship Series in 2016 and 2017 against Princeton, maybe all Harvard softball needed was a change in scenery. The Crimson traveled to Hanover, N.H., where it bested Dartmouth in two games to claim the Ancient Eight title and advance to the NCAA Regionals.

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