Women's Lacrosse

Women’s Lacrosse Loses 16-8 Against Rival No. 10 Yale

This past Saturday, the No. 22 Harvard women's lacrosse team (9-3, 3-2 Ivy) traveled to New Haven to face off against the No. 10 Yale Bulldogs. The Crimson looked to continue its winning momentum after decisively defeating Cornell last week. However, Harvard could not withstand the pressure of Yale’s aggressive and speedy defense, falling 16-8 to its Ivy League rival.

Hodgson Hucks It

Sophomore midfielder Charlotte Hodgson makes a pass in a game against Brown.

Dominant Set of Wins for Women's Lacrosse

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team stepped out to dominate on a beautiful Saturday matchup this previous week against Dartmouth. The Crimson were led by a six goal stellar performance from senior captain and attacker Riley Campbell, who was awarded this week’s Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts.

Women’s Lacrosse Drops Contest Against No. 15 UPenn 18-8 on Sunday

The No. 21 Harvard women's lacrosse team (5-2, 1-1 Ivy) fell to No. 15 UPenn (7-1, 2-0 Ivy) on Ace Adams Field in Philadelphia on Sunday. The Crimson’s defeat marks its second loss of the  season and its first in competitive Ivy League play.

Women’s Lacrosse Sees Tight Loss to Duke, 15-13, Bounces Back Against High Point, 22-5

The Harvard women's lacrosse team (5-1, 1-0 Ivy) competed in two away games this past week. Despite the team’s first loss of the season, 15-13 to the Duke Blue Devils (4-3), the Crimson returned from North Carolina after an explosive 22-5 win against the High Point Panthers (4-3) in the two teams’ first ever matchup.

Women’s Lacrosse Clinches 18-17 Comeback Victory Against No. 24 Brown

After an explosive 4-0 start to the season, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team (4-0, 1-0 Ivy) opened Ivy League play on Jordan Field on Saturday with an exciting 18-17 comeback victory against the No. 24 Brown Bears (3-1, 0-1 Ivy).

Women's Lacrosse Topples Colgate 21-6

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team charged into the 2024 season with an emphatic 21-6 victory over the Colgate Raiders. The win on Jordan field was quarterbacked by last season’s leading scorer, senior attacker Callie Hem. The attacker posted an astounding seven goal, career high, game.

Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Start Hot at the Frosty Face Off

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team approaches the 2024 season looking to build on its solid performance last season, which saw the squad finish third place in the Ivy League. With strong performances against Yale, Columbia, and Dartmouth, and two near losses to the Ivy League 2023 Tournament Champions, the Penn Quakers, the Crimson is set to return for the 2024 season with a hunger to improve upon last year’s success.

‘We Can Do Hard Things’: Grace Taylor's Success in Harvard Women's Lacrosse While Battling Cancer

Earlier this month, Harvard women’s lacrosse’s sophomore defender Grace Taylor earned her second All-Ivy Honorable Mention accolade as a key member of the defense that led the Crimson to the Ivy League women’s lacrosse tournament. Impressive, yes, but even more impressive is how Taylor was using her stick as a cane less than six months earlier.

Taylor-ed to My Liking

Sophomore defender Grace Taylor runs through her teammates in a huddle at one of Harvard women's lacrosse's spring games.

Eyes on the Prize

Graduating senior Maggie McCarthy defends the net at a women's lacrosse game. The Medfield, Mass. native also plays for the women's basketball team, where she is a captain.

Two Jerseys, Two Teams, Four Years: Meet Harvard's Two-Sport Athlete, Maggie McCarthy

Some Harvard students devote most of their time to studies, others spend hours split between the classroom and the field, while others begin their morning in one jersey and end their day in another. Well, just one: graduating senior and women’s basketball captain Maggie McCarthy.

Harvard Dominates Columbia on 2023 Senior Day

In the penultimate game of its 2023 regular season, Harvard women’s lacrosse left nothing on the table. The Crimson defeated Columbia 19-4 with nine different goal-scorers. The dynamic duo of junior attackers Callie Hem and Riley Campbell led the pack with five and four goals, respectively.

Madison Avenue

Then-junior attacker Madison Conklin looks for an opening on offense against Cornell on February 29, 2020.

Upsetting the Historic Rival: Harvard Women’s Lacrosse Downs the Bulldogs 10-9

This weekend, the historic Harvard-Yale clash ended with an emphatic Crimson victory in a game that did not disappoint. The Bulldogs and the Crimson both came into this matchup with five wins in their last six games, making this a pivotal match for both sides.

Keating the Opposition

Then-senior Hannah Keating fires a shot on net against Cornell on February 29, 2020.

Seeing Red

Then-junior attacker Madison Conklin prepares for an attack on goal in Harvard's tight 9-8 loss to Cornell on Feb. 29, 2020. The Crimson only have three regular-season games left against Ivy competitors Yale, Columbia, and Princeton.

Harvard Women's Lacrosse Defeats Cornell in OT, Rolls into Final Three Games of Regular Season

With six wins in their last seven games, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team is hitting its stride. The Crimson picked up its first Ivy League win last Saturday, beating Dartmouth 13-11. The streak rolled on in a Tuesday matchup against Stonehill College, which the Crimson won 13-6. Today, the Crimson defeated Cornell 13-12 in double overtime.

Caught Red-Handed

In 2020, the Harvard women's lacrosse team faces the Big Red in a close 9-8 loss at home. While the Crimson has an off-weekend this weekend, Harvard will pick up Ivy play against next Saturday, April 1 at Dartmouth.

A Turning Point: Harvard Women's Lacrosse Wins Three of Last Four Match-Ups, Hitting Midseason Stride

After a difficult start to the season, the Crimson has hit pace with three wins in its past four games. A strong starter to spring break, the Crimson traveled to Worcester, Mass. to play Holy Cross and notched its first win on the season with a 15-12 scoreline. Familiar standouts, the junior pair of attackers Riley Campbell and Callie Hem, led the attacking domination with four goals each on the day.

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