Crimson staff writer

Ariel Smolik-Valles

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Confessions of a Female Sports Journalist: Parting Shot

"When the scouting report by the men’s soccer team came out earlier this year, it was a blow not only to the members of the women’s soccer team; I think all women at Harvard connected to the world of sports were impacted by it."

Women's Hockey Edges Out Big Green for Second Victory of Season

The Harvard women’s hockey team’s only win this season before Tuesday night had come on October 23 at Dartmouth. On Tuesday night in Bright-Landry Hockey Arena, the Crimson faced off against the Big Green and were able to garner a similar result, coming through with a 2-1 win.

BRIEF: Women's Ice Hockey Extends Winless Streak to 10 Games After Weekend Roadtrip

Dropping Friday night contest and tying Saturday afternoon dropped the Crimson even farther down the ECAC ladder.

Women's Ice Hockey Drops Double Header at Home

Facing off against Minnesota-Duluth on Friday and Saturday, the Crimson could not muster up enough offense to with either game.

After Departure of Core Senior Class, Women's Ice Hockey Looks for New Identity

​The Harvard women’s hockey team doesn’t believe in rebuilding years. After graduating five seniors last year and recruiting six new freshmen to the ice in Cambridge, the team is prepared to prove wrong those who view the 2016-2017 season as one solely for growth.

BRIEF: Women's Ice Hockey Comes Up Short in Both Weekend Games

The Crimson was held scoreless in the two games it played on the road this weekend.

Rugby Routs Cornell, 91-0

Since its only loss of the season on Oct. 1, the Harvard women’s rugby team has scored 149 points. As a comparison, its opponents in those same two games have mustered up five points against the Crimson defense.

BRIEF: Women's Rugby Puts Away Princeton Early

After falling to Dartmouth last weekend, the Crimson offense dominated the Tigers.

Women's Rugby Drops Game at Dartmouth

After going 3-0 in its first three games, the Harvard women's rugby team stumbled against Ivy League foe Dartmouth.