Crimson staff writer
Steven T. A. Roach
After two months without match play, the Harvard tennis team didn’t show any rust this weekend, putting on a nearly perfect display at the Harvard Winter Invite. The Crimson hosted Fordham and Marist from Friday through Sunday at the Murr Tennis Center, and Harvard won 22 out of 26 matches in singles play and 10 out of 12 doubles matches.
Despite opening its dual season with a 3-1 record, Harvard (4-3, 1-1 EIWA) went 1-2 at Saturday’s Lone Star Duals in Grand Prairie, Texas, sandwiching its 27-12 win against Air Force between its two losses to Appalachian State and No. 12 Oklahoma, 22-21 and 28-9, respectively.
In its first action of 2012, the Harvard wrestling team defeated Rider, 22-15, but fell to No. 24 Rutgers in a lopsided 33-12 contest on Friday in East Brunswick, N.J.
Four Crimson wrestlers finished with an 4-9 overall record at the 49th Annual Ken Kraft Midlands Championship, held Wednesday through Thursday in Evanston, Ill. Junior Steven Keith nabbed Harvard’s top result of eighth place at 133 pounds.
Taking on some of the best talent in the nation, two Harvard wrestlers earned their spots in the top eight of their respective weight classes this weekend at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.
On Sunday the Harvard wrestling team competed at the Keystone Classic in Philadelphia, Penn., where the squad’s top performers showed ...