This year, the historic game of croquet was restored to Harvard’s athletic fields, and the young team has already catapulted to success on a national scale. The recently re-founded Harvard croquet team competed in the national tournament this past weekend, placing fifth in the country.
Mo-vember, the month-long mustaches against prostate cancer charity event is sadly over for the Harvard men’s hockey team (3-3-2, 2-3-2 ECAC)which means that the team will take to the ice for tonight’s game against the University of Massachusetts (4-7-3) mustache-less for the first time since October.
About one fifth of Harvard’s undergraduate population play on a varsity sports team, but it is estimated that more than four times that number are athletically active. According to the Harvard University Admissions Office, “When club sports, intramurals, and varsity teams are taken into account, it is estimated that over 75 percent of our students participate in some level of athletic activity.”
Winning may be the norm for Harvard heavyweight crew, but even by the Crimson’s impeccably high standards, this season has been something special. Every boat is currently undefeated in its spring season.