Crimson staff writer

Taryn I. Kurcz

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Year in Sports

A Salute to Diversity


Baseball Spends Time with Local Elementary Students

During their weekly visits, Novak and his teammates spend a few hours interacting with kindergarten through fifth grade students in their daily activities.

Acid Attacks

Today in Photos (11/01/2012)



Junior Peter Kaplan (left) and senior Matt Doyle (right) are two members of the baseball team that make weekly visits to Cunniff Elementary School in Watertown to spend time with elementary students. The team has been recognized by the school’s teaching staff as positive male role models.

Women's Tennis

Two Flight Victories Highlight Weekend for Women's Tennis

The tournaments marked the Crimson’s second weekend of competition following the Columbia Invitational on Sept. 14.


Late Night Food Fight: Pizza Ring

I can think of two things that are best bought past midnight, get delivered to your door, have a big selection, and give you a cheap, satisfying, quick fix with almost certain regret in the morning. One is not legal in the state of Massachusetts. The other is Pizza Ring.


WRESTLING: Individual Success Characterizes Year

Coming off of a year that had very few individual or team victories, the Harvard wrestling team (5-10, 1-4 Ivy) performed considerably better in 2011-12, sending four grapplers to the NCAA tournament—the most since 2007—and posting its best head-to-head record since the 2008-09 season.


BASEBALL: Late-Season Push Falls Short

Heading into the final weekend of the 2012 season, the Harvard baseball team was still in control of its own destiny

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Finishes Third in Ivy League

Going into Saturday’s match against Dartmouth, the Harvard women’s tennis team was out of contention for the Ivy League title, and it knew its contest against the Big Green was going to be its last of the year.

Head of the Pack

McGuiggan Continues To Impress at Plate

The Hingham, Mass. native notched an impressive .500 batting average (7-for-14), including two doubles and the homerun, to go with two RBIs.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Falls at Yale, Takes Down Brown

The Harvard women’s tennis team entered this past weekend’s matchups with an outside shot at winning the Ivy League title. But Harvard’s chances were cut short by first-place Yale on Friday.


NOTEBOOK: Despite Loss, Beanpot Provides Positives for Harvard

In this year’s Beanpot championship, Harvard found itself in a similar position. Heading into the bottom of the seventh, the Crimson was losing, 8-0, despite six hits and only one fielding error.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Falls, 4-3, at Penn and Princeton

Coming into this weekend, the Harvard women’s tennis team was 2-0 in Ivy play with a solid shot at the league title.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Opens Ivy Play with Pair of Victories

In its opening weekend of Ivy League play, the Harvard women’s tennis team came out strong, defeating Cornell, 6-1, on Friday before mustering out a win over Columbia, 4-3, on Saturday at Beren Tennis Center.


Baseball Wins Home Opener, Bests Rival BC

Harvard ended up beating the Eagles, 5-3, in its first home-opener victory since its 16-6 decision over the University of Vermont in 2004.