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Football to Face St. Thomas in Home-and-Home Series in 2023 and 2029

Starting in 2023, Harvard football will add a new opponent to its ledger; the team announced via its Instagram account on April 12 that it will play a home-and-home series against the University of St. Thomas, beginning with a clash at Harvard Stadium on Sept. 16, 2023, and ending at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn., on Sept. 15, 2029.


For Gold

Harvard goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer '16, then a senior, awaits in goal in a 4-1 win over Princeton on Jan. 30, 2016. Maschmeyer led Canada to Olympic gold during the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.


Hitting the (Xiaohaituo) Slopes: Sophomore Nordic Skiing Standout Drolet Competes in Beijing

Sophomore standout Rémi Drolet is representing Harvard well at the Beijing Olympics. The Nordic skier has competed in three events for his native Canada, finishing 33rd in the men’s 15km classic, 57th in the men’s skiathlon, and helping Canada to an 11th place finish in the men’s 4x10km relay.


Okay, AK

Junior midfielder Fred Asare-Konadu leads voter voter registration efforts in his home state of Florida, alongside his high school friend John Bedell, now a freshman at the University of Virginia.


Nothing But Net

Harvard men's lacrosse competes in a 15-12 victory over Fairfield in its most recent game on March 7, 2020. Junior midfielder Fred Asare-Konadu had led voter registration efforts in his home state of Florida.


Goals On and Off the Field: Fred Asare-Konadu Gives Back to Florida Youth, Seeks Legislative Changes in Washington

Spurred on by the 2020 police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, junior Fred Asare-Konadu decided that in order to counteract the tragedies, he would empower future generations of citizens with the tools and resources necessary to enact social change through the power of the vote.


Wimberly's Winner

Junior wide receiver Kym Wimberly produces a 42-yard catch and run that would set up his game-winning touchdown against Yale on Nov. 20, 2021. Wimberly will return to Harvard for his senior season.


Hero of Harvard-Yale: Inside Kym Wimberly's Decision to Run it Back

After permanently etching his name into the history books for his game-winning catch in Harvard's 34-31 victory in the 137th Edition of The Game, where did Kym Wimberly go? Right back to Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Concentra-sean

Sophomore forward Sean Farrell controls the puck as he skates in front of the Harvard bench. Along with junior forward and team captain Nick Abruzzese, Farrell was named to the US National Team for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.


Keely Moy to Represent Switzerland in 2022 Olympics

The Swiss Ice Hockey Federation announced on Thursday that Harvard senior forward Keely Moy would join its women's hockey roster for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, marking her first Olympic selection.


Going for Go(a)ld

Harvard senior forward Keely Moy in the Crimson's 4-3 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Dec. 4.


Men's Lacrosse Co-Captain Olmert Reflects on Leadership Role, Provides Keys for 2022 Season

“[The captaincy] definitely means a lot. It’s probably the biggest honor of my life, just to have your peers recognize you for the things you contributed to the team, whether on or off the field, for the past four years.”


Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Both Turn in Top-25 Finishes at NCAAs

In Tallahassee, Fla., the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the NCAA Nationals for the second season in a row, with both teams improving on their 2019 finishes. When the dust cleared, the men finished in 12th and the women in 25th.


Women’s Hockey Spearheads Movement for Gender Equity in NCAA Tournament

The NCAA moved to expand the women’s ice hockey championship from eight to 11 teams earlier this month — a change that followed years of pressure from Harvard coaches, who argued that a playoff expansion would improve gender equity in college hockey.


From the Yale Daily News: Veritas Needs Lux

I understand how great it must feel to be listed ahead of Yale alphabetically; I can barely contain my excitement with our dominance over York College of Pennsylvania. I know this little win is what lets you sleep at night, but you just have to know that there are other ways of measuring which school is better.


Katey Stone Becomes First Female Head Coach to Reach 500 Wins, Leads Women’s Hockey to 6-3 Record

Harvard women’s hockey coach Katey Stone has no shortage of accolades under her belt: Eleven Beanpot titles, 11 NCAA tournament appearances, and three ECAC Hockey Coach of the Year honors. On Saturday, she added another: Her 500th career win — a triumphant 5-2 victory over Brown.


Former Harvard Men’s Basketball Standout and NBA Champion Jeremy Lin ’10 Appointed UNICEF USA Ambassador

On Oct. 8, 2021, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) USA announced that former Harvard standout and professional basketball player Jeremy Lin ’10 would be the newest addition to its team as a UNICEF Ambassador. In this role, Lin will be helping children in a variety of different ways; however, he is specifically focused on advocating for the mental health of America’s young population.


No. 12 Field Hockey Set to Face No. 6 Louisville in First Round of NCAA Tournament

With just a single loss over the course of 16 games, a perfect 7-0 Ivy League record, and the best team goals-against average in the nation (0.42), the Harvard field hockey team has earned a spot in the 2021 Division I NCAA tournament.


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