The inflatable sports bubble over Harvard Stadium protected both teams from a cold, gray drizzle on Sunday, but it could not protect Harvard from No. 11 Denver’s blistering attack in the second half.
Picking up wins against the University of New Hampshire and UMass, while dropping contests to No. 1 Boston College and Cornell, the Crimson begins their season at an even 2-2.
Devon Wills’s reputation got her here, but she is all business now. A long, challenging season looms, and Wills and her captains have work to do.
The Harvard Athletics Department announced new head coaches for the men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s diving teams.
In a game characterized by runs for both teams, the Minutewomen began the second half with a streak of goals that established a lead they never again relinquished.
Harvard matched its opponent in clears, turnovers, and draw controls en route to a back-and-forth match that went down to the wire. One minute and 24 seconds into the extra period, a Yale overtime goal iced the game, 16-15, in favor of the Bulldogs.
With the 16-11 loss to Cornell in the semifinals of the Ivy League Tournament, the women's lacrosse team's season has drawn to a close.
Tri-captain Emma Ford, pictured here driving to the net earlier in April against Penn. After this weekend's matchup with No. 11 Cornell, the Skaneateles, N.Y., native has 23 ground balls and 15 forced turnovers while manning the back line for the Crimson this season.
Harvard competed in its final Ancient Eight home matchup of the season. The Crimson was unable to mount a comeback against Penn despite late-game heroics on Senior Night.