Women's Water Polo
Recording its fifth 20-win season in program history, the Crimson has its sights set on the 2020 season, where a majority of the players will be returning to fight for the NCAA tournament bid.
Harvard challenged St. Francis, George Washington, and No. 24 Bucknell over the weekend and emerged from each bout victorious. In the course of securing victory, senior Kristen Hong broke the school's career goals record.
Women's Water Polo has started their season at an impressive 12-2, and freshman goalkeeper Zoe Banks has adjusted to collegiate water polo quickly.
Building on the work put in during its California trip over break, Harvard showcased its offensive strength to defeat George Washington and Saint Francis by six point margins. The games came after the Crimson fell to No. 13 Indiana by a single goal.
This weekend, the women's water polo team defeated No. 18 San Jose State for first time in history while also racking up wins against Toronto and Siena, while dropping one to No. 15 Wagner.
The Crimson advanced to the semifinals after a come-from-behind win over No. 16 Indiana, but losses against No. 7 Michigan and No. 15 Hartwick followed.
Competing at Brown, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team found mixed success in a trio of conference games. The Crimson (14-12, 4-4 CWPA) concluded its regular season with a one-point loss against No. 18 Hartwick (22-9, 6-2) on Friday, and a 7-3 loss against No. 14 Indiana (18-9, 5-3) and 14-3 win against St. Francis (PA) (10-19, 0-8) on Saturday.
On Wednesday night, playing at home in Blodgett Pool, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team fought its way to a crucial 8-7 win over Ivy League rival Brown.
The No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team played three conference games, splitting the weekend 2-1. On Saturday, the Crimson defeated Bucknell, 9-5, and George Washington, 15-8. On Sunday, Harvard dropped its second conference game to Michigan, 7-15.