That 11-point halftime lead proved difficult to overcome for George Washington, as the Colonials (3-9) fell behind by as much as 22 with three minutes to play in the contest. Harvard (5-5) walked away with a 75-61 victory to snap a short two-game skid.
For the first time since the fall of 2017, Ben Abercrombie has returned to Harvard’s campus. The defensive back, who suffered a career-ending injury in his first collegiate game, took in the 135th playing of The Game at Fenway Park.
In front of a sold-out crowd at Fenway Park, Harvard ended a two year skid against Yale, claiming victory in The Game with a record-breaking offensive performance.
In The Game of 1968, Frank Champi completed a touchdown pass to Vic Gatto, a play that would set up Harvard's famous 29-29 tie with Yale. But how did those players arrive at that moment, and where did they go once the dust settled on the Crimson's historic comeback?
The Game has a new home for 2018. Dave Mellor, head groundskeeper at Fenway Park, and his staff have spent weeks preparing the ballpark for the gridiron battle between Harvard and Yale.
In the last trip Around the Ivies for the 2018 football season, check out picks and hard-hitting analysis for the four Ivy League games remaining on this fall's slate.
Penn looks to continue its recent winning ways, while Harvard aims to break a three-year stretch of futility against its southernmost Ivy foe.
Fueled by a program-high five passing touchdowns from quarterback Tom Stewart, Harvard's offense posted its largest output of the season. Several other seniors, including Wes Ogsbury with two picks, piled on and helped defeat a banged-up Columbia team.
For Dartmouth and Princeton, this is easily the biggest game of the season. Each team is undefeated overall and in league play, and they stand head and shoulders above the competition. Whichever squad prevails sets itself up nicely to take the conference championship.
The football squad's losses by eight and seven points to Princeton and Dartmouth, respectively, represent the slimmest margins by which both of the league’s undefeated teams have won this season.
This Saturday, Harvard football travels two and a half hours north to Hanover, N.H., to face Dartmouth. This time, the Big Green is undefeated in the Ancient Eight — and overall — and the Crimson is the team trying to claw its way back into contention.
In a tale of two quarters, Harvard and Princeton held each other scoreless in the third frame before engaging in a 19-14 shootout in the fourth. The Tigers came out on top to stay undefeated in 2018.
Here we are: the second half of the Ivy League football season. Though each team has just five of its 10 games remaining, all five of these games count toward the league standings. With non-conference play in the rearview mirror (don’t worry, I’m not going to pepper this ATI with Pearl Jam song titles), there is still plenty of time for the conference standings to shift significantly.
Harvard came out on top in a back and forth affair against Holy Cross on Friday evening. Highlights from the match included strong fourth quarter performance, special teams gaffes and a strong defense.