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SOFTBALL: Powerful Crimson Captures Second Straight Title

The Crimson managed to handle the pressure and repeat as Ancient Eight champions and leave its mark in the NCAA tournament.



In her final season for the Crimson, Rachel Brown went out with a bang.


Softball Ends Regular Season with Split

The Harvard softball team split its doubleheader against Dartmouth on Sunday in Hanover, N.H.

Kase Klosed

Softball Routs Crusaders in Mid-Week Contest

The win marks Harvard’s ninth shutout of the season and the 24th shutout of Brown’s four-year career.


Softball Secures Home-Field Advantage with Wins

The Crimson swept Brown in two games on Saturday to clinch the North Division title for the third year in a row.


Weather Forecasts Alter Softball's Weekend Schedule

Due to forecasts predicting nasty weather towards the end of the week, Harvard’s schedule has been rearranged, and the team will have a chance at clinching as early as Saturday.


Softball Opens Weekend with Pair of Dominant Victories

Last season, the Harvard softball team scored 19 runs to take down Yale, 8-0 and 11-1, in its doubleheader.


Softball Splits Midweek Contests

Despite nabbing a 6-2 win in the first game, Harvard (20-10, 7-1 Ivy) failed to keep the rally going in the second contest and was ultimately defeated, 5-1.


Softball Ends Weekend With Sweep of Penn

After shutting out Columbia in Friday’s doubleheader, the Harvard softball team kept the momentum going on Saturday, sweeping its two games against Penn, 4-3 and 10-1. After taking the first game by only one run, the Crimson (19-9, 7-1 Ivy) routed the Quakers (20-13, 5-3 Ivy) in five innings at home.


Nine-Run Inning Propels Visiting Bryant Past Crimson

On Tuesday night, the Crimson (12-7) was unable to redeem itself or make use of its home field advantage, falling, 15-6, in its home opener against Bryant University (6-14).


Softball Sweeps First Half of West Coast Road Trip

Senior Rachel Brown lived up to her title as this week’s Ivy League Pitcher of the Week, allowing just two runs and striking out 29 batters in 22 2/3 innings pitched.


Just Warming Up

A sophomore slump isn’t expected to be a problem for third baseman Kasey Lange.

Madden makes a kill
Men's Volleyball

Men’s Volleyball Trounces Rivier in Easy 3-0 Away Win

The Crimson (2-0, 0-0 EIVA) only needed three games to take down Rivier (1-1, 1-0 GNAC), sweeping the visitors (25-13, 25-21, 25-21) at the Muldoon Fitness Center on Friday night in Nashua, N.H.

Women's Squash

No. 1 Harvard Remains Undefeated, Bests Trinity, 8-1

The Harvard women’s squash team (10-0, 3-0 Ivy) remains undefeated as it overpowered Trinity, 8-1, at the George A. Kellner Squash Center on Saturday afternoon, winning its fifth consecutive victory over the No. 5 Bantams (9-2).

Women's Swimming

Lions Give Crimson Scare

Despite having to deal with the academic stress and worries typical of reading period, the Harvard women’s swimming and diving team continued its streak of domination this past Friday, nabbing victories against Ivy League rivals Columbia and Penn.