Freshman Haley Davis’ first college home run was a walk-off grand slam that put the game away for Harvard softball (11-17, 4-4 Ivy) in the second game of the team’s doubleheader against Cornell (14-16, 4-4 Ivy) on Saturday.
The focus around campus might be on the men’s basketball team’s return to the Big Dance, but there’s a more obscure Crimson team that also finds itself on the eve of a national tournament—one that most students probably didn’t even know existed.
The Harvard men’s cricket club will be competing for the Chanderpaul Trophy in the American College Cricket National Championships this coming weekend. The championships bring together 28 of the best teams from around the country to Fort Lauderdale at the site of the only sanctioned international cricket grounds in the United States.
The Harvard women’s squash team has a lot to live up to this season. The Crimson is coming off both an Ivy and national championship and is ranked No. 1 in the CSA preseason polls. But Harvard did not disappoint in its season opener, winning 9-0 against Boston College on Friday at the MIT Round Robin Tournament.