The No. 19 Crimson failed to keep pace with the undefeated Tigers after a 5-5 tie early in the fourth quarter.
“We weren't able to achieve the results we were looking for,” junior Kelly Steeves said. “Dartmouth is a relatively flat hill and unforgiving hill that leaves no room for mistakes.”
The Crimson downed Wagner, George Washington, and Gannon.
Competing at Brown, the Crimson dropped the first match of the Bruno Classic to No. 21 Wagner but rebounded with a decisive 13-6 win against Iona.
On Friday, the skiing team traveled to Stowe, Vt. for the University of Vermont Carnival where it competed against a strong field of skiers to finish 10th out of the 16 EISA teams. Dartmouth won both the alpine event and the overall.
Racing in very competitive fields, stacked with current and former U.S. Ski Team members, the nation’s top young athletes and the best collegiate racers from the 17 teams in the NCAA Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association, Harvard finished in 10th place.
The Crimson came in 26th place overall with 551 points, again making history. This was the Harvard team’s best finish since 1983, when the team finished 13th out of a total 16 teams.
Making history again this season, the Harvard women’s cross country team is headed to the NCAA National Championships for the first time since 2012.
Led by an individual victory by junior Courtney Smith and top-10 performances by three freshman, the Harvard women’s cross country team took home its first Ivy League Heptagonal Championship since 1985. This historic victory was Harvard’s seventh overall title in program history and Smith’s title is Harvard’s first since Suzanne Jones took home gold in 1989.
Racing in multiple timezones over the course of two days, the Harvard cross country women and men separated to race in the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational, the 2016 Pre-National Invitational, hosted by Indiana State, and the Princeton Invitational.
Back on the East Coast and racing in Boston, the Harvard women’s cross country team battled to an impressive second place finish in a competition that brought together 35 of the top teams from the New England area.
Split between coasts, the Harvard cross country women and men both had impressive meets against deep fields of runners. The women traveled across the nation to compete in the Washington Invitational while the men stayed near the east coast to compete at the Paul Short Invitational
Split between coasts, the Harvard cross country women and men both had impressive meets against deep fields of runners. The women traveled across the nation to compete in the Washington Invitational while the men stayed on the east coast to compete at the Paul Short Invitational.
Last September, the Harvard women won the annual Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet by a one-point margin for the first time in over 10 years. This year, the team would not be able to climb back to the top spot.
Women’s water polo is on the rise—at Harvard, on the east coast, in the U.S. and in the world. This year, the Harvard women’s water polo team finished with a 24-10 record, recorded nine wins against top-25 teams, and from March 23rd through April 6th, was ranked No. 13 according to CWPA rankings, its highest ranking ever.