Crimson staff writer
Caroline L. Ferguson
Sophomore Devin Dwyer of the Harvard men’s lacrosse team came into the 2014 campaign as the reigning All-New England Rookie of the Year. Despite the target on his back, the attackman only gotten better this season, despite teams focusing their defenses on stopping him.
After back surgery in the August prior to his junior year, Jake Gambitsky returned to the Harvard men’s lacrosse team before the 2014 season as a better goaltender and a better leader.
In its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2006, the Harvard men's lacrosse team fell behind early to Notre Dame, and could not recover.
The Harvard men’s lacrosse team played well on Sunday afternoon, but unfortunately for the Crimson, Penn played just a little bit better.
A final spurt of defensive effort made all the difference in the Harvard men’s lacrosse game Friday night. The Crimson (10-5, 5-1 Ivy) battled Yale (9-5, 3-3) for the second time this week, but this time a bid in the Ivy League tournament final was up for grabs. This time around, No. 1-seed Harvard topped the No. 4-seed Bulldogs, 10-9, at Harvard Stadium.
A two-goal lead never seemed so small, as the No. 17 Harvard men’s lacrosse team watched its victory slip away to No. 11 Penn on Saturday afternoon.
The Crimson, which has yet to drop a home game this season, faced the new Boston University program at Harvard Stadium, defeating the Terriers 14-9.
Despite ending the first 30 minutes of play tied with the Bears, the Crimson ultimately ended the match with a 16-10 win, outscoring the visitors eight to two in the final half of play.