Ahead of the 54th rendition of the Head of the Charles Regatta, read up on everything from an Olympic hopeful to the voices guiding the boats to the finish line.
The plaques from past victories line the walls of the “Bat Cave,” serving as daily reminders of the Harvard rowing program’s long-time greatness. The coxswains for the Harvard-Radcliffe women’s lightweight crew appreciate the program's greatness, but remain unintimidated.
With autumn in full swing, the Head of the Charles Regatta is fast approaching. This weekend, all four Crimson crew teams will descend on the Charles River for two days of racing to kick off their 2018-2019 campaigns.
It is difficult to walk on to most collegiate sports teams, but crew is one exception. With the contributions of a legion of walk-on members, Harvard's rowing program strengthens both its performances on the course and the community within its ranks.
The Harvard women's crew team prefers to go by a different name. Radcliffe, the former women's college associated with college, is the namesake of women's crew in remembrance of the imbalance of resources afforded to the burgeoning women's side in the 1970s.
When Dave Fish announced his retirement after 42 years, Harvard lost a coaching legend who immensely shaped the men’s tennis program. However, there was one person who was the obvious choice to be Fish’s successor, and that was Andrew Rueb ‘95. For the past 11 years, he has helped Harvard to 192 victories and four Ivy League Championships as an assistant and associate head coach. Now he looks to continue the program’s tradition of excellence created by his mentor.
From 2013 to 2015, the incidence of concussions on kickoffs was 10.93 for every 1000 plays. In the two years succeeding the rule’s implementation, the incidence rate decreased to 2.04 for every 1000 plays — more than a 68 percent reduction.
Brandyn Curry '14 has teamed up with Mike Evans Ed. M. '11 as an ambassador for a basketball non-profit called Full Court Peace. Through a fundraiser with apparel company XvsOsports, Curry and Evans are partnering to spread the mission of Full Court Peace: to bridge socioeconomic gaps through the power of sports.
Freshmen Alfred Perez and Nico Garcia-Morillo grew up playing youth soccer in the same region of South Florida. They met in middle school. Now, after so many years spent in the same soccer-related circles, Perez and Garcia-Morillo play together at Harvard and look poised to continue their success at the college level.
Relive Harvard football's contest against Brown through a chronological series of photos depicting the game action last Friday night.
Here’s a look inside the Development Camp stories and takeaways of one member from each class on the 2018-2019 roster.